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Healthy Habits

Googled a Juice Fast Recently? Read This.

Katie Seaver | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Fantasies aren't okay with just doing something so you feel good and happy. Dancing for ten minutes, because you feel like it, doesn't cut it. If you can't practice an hour and a half a day and become as good as that girl in the YouTube video, forget it! It's not worth your time. And you are a failure.

How Donald Trump Could Help People Lose Weight And Get Healthier

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

A new productivity app has found a canny way to insert itself into the news cycle, inviting users to motivate themselves with the terrifying prospect ...

How to Get Your Best Night's Sleep

Andrew Merle | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

So whatever you're doing late at night, shut it off and go to sleep instead. For most people, sleeping in is not an option and therefore going to bed earlier is the only way to get the recommended amount of sleep.

5 Practices to Wake Up a Winner

Doug A. Sandler | Posted 02.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Doug A. Sandler

You will find most of the (best) practices below will take very little effort to accomplish, but will help you wake up and get started on your day as a winner.

Are Your Goals Too Big?

Stephen Guise | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephen Guise

I realized I had merged two superpowers. Not only was I using small steps to achieve more, but by stringing them together daily, I was forming a habit. This wasn't a normal habit though. People don't typically do this to form habits. This was something else. It was a mini habit!

3 Ways to Refresh Your New Year's Resolutions

Liz Wilkes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

The point of New Year's resolutions is to make yourself a better you. That means breaking old habits and building new ones. However, that doesn't happen overnight. It requires dedication and commitment to seeing an improved you at the end of a long journey.

5 Lifestyle Habits Of Optimistic People

Tina B. Ladson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Tina B. Ladson

Staying positive is an art. Much like good negotiating, mentoring and even budgeting, it is a skill that is only refined over time when put to use often.

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.12.2016 | Religion

When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in ...

FYI, NASA's Space Gyms Are The Weirdest Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.07.2016 | Science

For astronauts in space, exercise is not a choice. In order to prevent the loss of muscle mass and bone density due to a lack of gravity, working out ...

7 Sure-Fire Strategies to Reaching Your Health and Fitness Goals

Jill S. Brown | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Compared to some of the other common goals most people have like finding a new job, saving money, being happier or more fulfilled, it would seem like simply exercising more and eating better would be the easiest of goals to accomplish. But as we all know it isn't.

Are You Setting the Right Goals?

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 12.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christine Carter, PhD

Could you be setting better ones? I've always found the idea of setting goals appealing. But -- and I hate to admit this -- it has been years since I...

How Your Morning And Nighttime Routines Affect Your Health | Emma Haak | Posted 12.29.2015 | OWN

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I Am Your Greatest Companion...

Reetu Gupta | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

As the new year approaches, we tend to subconsciously or consciously go through the past year and look at what we have accomplished. But more often t...

7 Things Insanely Healthy People Do Before 9 AM

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living

For those on the hunt for 2016 New Years resolutions: look no further. HuffPost Rise has identified seven of the best things you can do -- all before ...

How Stress Affects Your Goals And Habits

Eric Fluckey | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

Success or failure is largely determined by your behavior. If you're planning on becoming a stronger, happier individual, then there's really only one way to begin. By making sure your path is paved with a foundation of healthy habits.

7 Reasons To Pratice Gratitude All Year Long

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Now that we're officially in the holiday season, generosity and gratitude reign supreme. We're altruistic because we're motivated at this time of year...

10 Tips on How to Gobble Without the Guilt

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Are you stressing over the amount of food that will be gracing your table this Thanksgiving? Enjoy the annual feast with family and friends without t...

The 7 Bad Morning Habits That Can Ruin A Day | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.13.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM How you start your morning can set the tone for the rest of the day. A screaming match with your partner? Not a good way to start....

3 Surprising Ways to Feel Less Busy

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Although people tell me all the time they like feeling busy -- perhaps because it makes them feel important and significant -- I'm not buying it. Would you ever choose busyness over a more relaxed form of productivity?

The Formula to Build Any Successful Habit in Just 30 Days

Carla Schesser | Posted 10.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Carla Schesser

It's no secret every successful person has developed insanely productive habits into their daily routine. They understand that success in every area...

3 Ways to Lose Weight That Have Nothing to Do With Going on a Diet

Michele Lian | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

So how do you start shrinking that waistline without depriving yourself, messing up your metabolism with crash diets, and ending up regaining all the weight you've lost?

6 Curious Hacks To Accomplish More By Doing Less

Elena Prokopets | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Elena Prokopets

The following hacks might seem bluntly simple. However, once you actually start doing them, you'll notice how your projects get done in lesser and lesser time.

The Healthy Summer Habits Midlifers Need To Maintain This Fall

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.18.2015 | Fifty

Fall is the season of shortening days, bulky clothing and more time spent indoors. Don't do it! Don't fall into the trap of telling yourself that "sum...

You Will Absolutely Love This 20-Minute Daily Life Improvement Habit

Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 09.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Bill Murphy Jr.

There's so much talk recently about how hard we all work, and how overwhelmed we all feel. Does that sound like you? You don't get enough sleep each night, but it's unrealistic to think you'll scale back in the near-term. So what do you do?

7 Habits of Well Women

Jill L. Ferguson | Posted 09.16.2016 | Women
Jill L. Ferguson

Wellness encompasses your body, mind and spirit. We all know that, but some days one part or the other of us doesn't feel "well." Back in 1903, the American Journal of Psychology defined habit as a "more or less fixed way of thinking, willing or feeling acquired through previous repetition of a mental experience."