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8 Personal Tips for Fighting the February Blues

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer McGaha

Once again, though, I am plugging through because I know that, though I will feel pretty miserable for the next six weeks, the end is in sight. Winter cannot last forever, right? In the meantime, here are a few things I have found that help me beat the winter blues:

15 Reasons that Motivate You to WANT to Grow Old

Carol Marak | Posted 02.08.2016 | Fifty
Carol Marak

The general public has a negative view of aging. Most individuals would rather be run over by a truck than to get old. It's because most people em...

7 Tiny Habits That Will Take Overwhelm Out of Your Day

Michele Lian | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

I've distilled the good stuff that helps me bounce back more quickly when things get a little too crazy into this list of seven tiny habits (so you don't get overwhelmed) that you can follow along to and start putting into practice today.

Don't Push Yourself: The Argument for Holding Yourself Back

Kaila Proulx | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Kaila Proulx

For most people these things are encouraging... even motivational! For me though, I've come to realize the importance of NOT pushing myself.

How to Win Time and Influence Traffic

Bernadette Noll | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Noll

Here's a typical scenario... You've got an appointment across town and it's a 15-minute drive. As your alert-to-depart goes off on your phone y...

Oversleeping Has Some Serious Health Risks

Rosie Osmun | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Do you tend to oversleep or sleep longer than normal? How do you notice activity level, foods, or things you do before bed affecting your sleep need? Read on to learn about the effects of oversleeping, what to look out for and how to work towards getting healthy, quality slumber.

To Be or Not to Be...A Mayshad Woman

Nezha Alaoui | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Nezha Alaoui

In this weekly chronicle, I will be happily sharing my theories on life, based on personal experiences which have lead me, to the continuous progression and construction of a my own "Being."

Maternal Monday II -- What Is Your Moment of Obligation?

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 01.25.2016 | Impact
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

Through our #MaternalMonday online advocacy, we seek to create a tool and platform for health education for every woman and every child.

Is Your Body in Bankruptcy?

Ellie Savoy | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Next time you decide to skip a meal or grab something quick, ask yourself, "Is this a deposit or a withdrawal?" You don't want to run out of money, and I know you don't want to run out of having a healthy and happy life.

Primal Foot: Standing on Flat Ground Is Worse Than Sitting

Alex Charfen | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

Flat ground limits us to a single range of motion, compared to the natural variety of movements we should be accustomed to. This weakens our body and ignores how it has evolved to function optimally.

5 Tips to Preparing Healthy Snack Choices for Kids

Maria Benardis | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Benardis

Check nutrition labels to find out what's really in the product. If you don't recognize an ingredient don't but it. Below are five tips for making healthy snack choices for kids:

What The Healthiest People Eat For Breakfast

Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit t...

The Ultimate 2016 Cleanse

Rachele M. Pojednic, PhD | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachele M. Pojednic, PhD

Wellness takes practice and commitment, every single day. It doesn't come in a bottle or a pill or test tube. True health requires a realization that moderation actually is the shiny and sexy alternative -- that the latest purification regimen is fleeting, a distraction that draws your attention away from the true elements of healthfulness.

7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy and Happy in 2016 | Posted 01.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Now that the new year is upon us, many of us are focused on self-betterment, whether breaking bad habits or starting healthy ones. As parents, we ...

Kids Tell Their Overweight Father: 'Daddy, I Don't Want You To Die'

Dr. Phil | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 01.07.2016 | Dr. Phil

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5 Ways to Lead a More Fulfilling Life

Devon Bandison | Posted 01.05.2016 | Women
Devon Bandison

At some point in our life, we've all asked the question, "Is this it? Was I put on this planet just to pay bills, work long hours and never have enough time in my busy schedule to have fun?"

The One Thing You Haven't Tried in the New Year

Leanne Ellington | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leanne Ellington

A few days ago I took out a piece of paper and wrote at the top "My Best Year Yet." The first half of this year threw me some challenges and curveba...

How to Start Working Out If You Really Hate Exercising

Thrillist | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're still not exercising because you "hate exercising," then it's time for a little chat. Your "I hate exercising" excuse is about as acceptable as claiming you hate puppies, and both speak to potentially serious problems with your heart. Here's how to push past the pain and start moving your butt.

Set Your Kitchen for Success

Margaret Marshall | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

I know you are busy with daily tasks, but a few small changes make a big difference. You can simply replace unhealthy items on your counter with an inviting bowl of fresh fruit.

In Praise of Slow Reading

Linda Buzzell | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

Fast reading can lead to quick, shallow conclusions that result in stupid decisions and hasty reactions that have long-term consequences for everyone. I'm sure we can all think of recent instances of this unfortunate tendency to privilege the impulsive over the reflective.

Integrative Nutrition: 4 Factors More Important Than What You Eat

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Joshua Rosenthal

Before I founded the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the world's largest nutrition school, I worked in a small natural food store. All day I watc...

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #16: Learn the Skills

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

Admittedly, none of these were quick fixes. But they were utterly transformative and deeply satisfying, and every time I learned a new skill or had a big "aha" insight, it gave me new fuel to keep going.

All the Reasons Pets Are Good for You

Thrillist | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Jess Novak Credit: Shutterstock Owning a pet is one of the few experiences that can make you amenable to receiving a slobbery kiss from an anim...

The Age When You Should Stop Doing Everything

Thrillist | Posted 12.11.2015 | HuffPost Home

Now that you're in your 20's, it's time to make the switch from posters to pictures. Keep hanging stuff wherever you live, but try and stick to portraits, framed pictures, or artwork. That Zac Efron poster can be removed now.

This Is the Secret to Keeping Your New Year's Resolution

GQ | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living

By John Jannuzzi for GQ. (Getty Images) The Secret to Keeping Your New Year's Resolution? Start Today... and Don't Tell Anyone. We've arrived at t...