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Paul and Ringo Are Good Role Models for Aging Boomers

Candy Leonard | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

The Beatles were always changing and evolving, which is why growing up with them was such a rich experience. They were always doing something new. As George Martin said recently, "They would always want to look beyond the horizon, not just at it."

To Cheat or Not to Cheat: Negotiating Weight Loss, Long-Term

Stacey Morris | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Stacey Morris

Conventional wisdom says that things like pizza, fried chicken, ice cream, and cake, are nutritionally vile and calorically offensive. Perhaps. But one thing I've learned about myself: I can't eat solely for nutrition all the time, just as I can no longer eat solely for pleasure as I once did.

The Message of American Heart Month and Throughout the Year: Healthy Lifestyle Choices Should Be a Priority

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 02.26.2015 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

One of the great privileges of being a part of the American Heart Association is the opportunity to work together with fellow health organizations, like Susan G. Komen, to achieve our shared goal of improving and saving lives.

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, when we are faced with an opportunity to change something about our lives or improve ourselves in some way, rather than to say, "Okay, I'll make time," we experience inner resistance. That inner resistance then surfaces by making a comment like "I don't have time."

Gluten-Free? Awkward!

Celia Kaye | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

There are many social situations in which you might find it awkward to have dietary restrictions. But in my experience, feeling awkward has a lot to do with external pressures, or your perception of how you are viewed. And when it comes to being gluten-free, I'm only concerned with my health.

Can We Actually Talk About Recovery This Year?

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrick R. Krill

So as we move ahead in this new year, let's all resolve to look for the other side of the story when it comes to addiction, and let's be willing to show that our intellectual and emotional capacities for discussing the issue go beyond the bad news.

Aging Gracefully: 10 Anti-Aging Strategies

Margaret Marshall | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Aging is a luxury. One you should embrace and enjoy. Beginning these anti-aging strategies at a young age will yield a greater benefit for you, but it is never too late to start.

Vegetarianism: Dirty Little Secrets

Lorie Eber | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

I eat mostly vegetables and fruit, some complex carbs and small amounts of fish and chicken. Ironically, I am much closer to being a true vegetarian today than I ever was when I declared myself one as a naïve teenager.

4 Not-So-Secret Secrets to Nail Down Your Unhealthy Eating and Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits Once and for All

Carol Egan | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Once firmly confident that you've nailed your new healthy habit down, begin again with a new goal. But the coolest thing about the success you just created? It's literally like fuel in your cells and psyche to drive you in creating success again and again.

Working From Home Is Good For You And Your Boss

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living

As a Winter Storm Juno ravages the Northeast, many employees are skipping their daily commutes and office 9-to-5, and instead getting comfortable with...

What Nutritionists Eat For Lunch

Posted 01.29.2015 | OWN

We asked six pros what's on their plates. Surprise: It's not kale salad! By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-width : 500px)...

15 Easy Ways To Get Healthier This Year

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Getting healthier is always a top priority for many of us around the new year as we come off of the holiday binge and look forward to summer. "Healthy" can mean different things to different people, but generally, feeling good, looking good and taking care of yourself fits the bill.

7 Surprisingly Effective Ways To Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living

It doesn't matter if you're a half-marathon runner or a couch potato looking for a lifestyle change -- most of us have told ourselves something simila...

5 Things No One Tells You About Living With Insomnia

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Given how much we know about the importance of getting enough good-quality sleep, facing insomnia without worry and fear can be tough. Insomnia has...

Creativity and the Ordinary

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.

Nico Pitney

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living. Pilleme...

4 Reasons to Ditch Your New Year's Resolution Diet

Jessica Donovan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

Start doing the things that make you happy now. Don't wait for that magical day when you fit into a certain dress size or are satisfied with the number on the scales to book your holiday to the beach or buy that little black dress. Live like you have already reached your goal, you will be happy and it will be much easier to achieve.

Your New Year's Resolution Can Start Anytime

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 01.09.2015 | Good News
Andrew Benkovic

There are still many more days to complete your 2015 goals. No one said a resolution would be easy (that's probably why you made it and broke it in the first place).

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

Friendly Fire: Why We Can Be Harshest With the Ones We Love Most

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Often, we're most critical with the ones with love most. We're extra sensitive to certain characteristics, express annoyance toward particular hab...

Is Changing Important Enough to You?

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

Once you have made healthy living your goal and lifestyle all other things and people will start to fit into your healthy schedule. All others around you will also benefit from your example and your healthy mindset and habits will be a great influence on them, too.

9 Keys to Incredible Change in 2015

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

A new year delivers new hope for improvement. And as much as we dread the effort this entails, we must bear in mind that we're the only ones who can make ourselves better in any and every way. Strive for the right kinds of change in 2015 and broaden your horizon so that it becomes endless.

Weight Loss: Keep It Simple -- Put Your Health First

Steve Hirsch, MD | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Hirsch, MD

Most weight loss programs, in my opinion, are difficult to follow and are often very restrictive, requiring a great deal of discipline, which makes th...

Breaking the Link: Exercise and Weight Loss

Steve Hirsch, MD | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Hirsch, MD

Let's address a common myth about exercise (physical activity) and weight loss. Myth: Just be more physically active, exercise a great deal, and you...

2015 Planning: Start With Your Feelings?

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

It's planning time! You knew that I'd have to write about planning for 2015 at one point before the end of the year. It would be inappropriate not t...