Being a female in 21st-century America, and being in my 50s, I can honestly say in the spirit of "been there, done that" that there is nothing I fail to understand about hacking oneself to pieces with an overly critical eye.
Physical activity, exercise and movement are available to you to promote the natural healing of your body, and you are empowered right now to use them if you choose.
A word to the wise -- resist the urge to "diet." Read the research: Diets don't work, they make matters worse. Modifying how you eat and maintaining the changes is fine and makes sense. That's not dieting.
Because by the end of the day I wanted nothing more than to go back to my zen den, crawl under the fluffy covers, and crash.
While most New Year's resolutions take time, energy and planning, there are quick changes that you can make today that can improve your well-being and put you in the driver's seat on the journey to a new and improved you.
Though much of my role is to focus on diet, I can't help but think of another form of consumption: what we read about nutrition, fitness and wellness. Along with a steady diet of leafy greens, whole grains and healthy fats, I keep up a pretty dedicated regimen of health blogs.
"Shameless" not only promotes sexual satisfaction in the sense of being in tune with your sexual needs and your sexual partner -- it also promotes loving the body for what it is.
If you're feeling stressed, take heart: What you eat and smell may help you de-stress. Arm yourself with these soothing scents and tasty foods to cope when you are stressed.
Why not make this the time of year you love everything else about the holiday but not overdo the food aspect? We foodaholics have trouble focusing on anything but the food.
Putting politics and personal notions about appropriate sexual behavior aside leaves me with this fact: HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to prevent cancer. How can anyone be against that?
On Downward Days you won't be drawn outside. so you need to have a plan. Call it willpower. Call it pre-comittment. By any name, the important thing is to be ready for it in advance.
Running the marathon with Dan felt like a celebration of optimism, of grit and resilience. He thanked me for serving as his guide, but I experienced the event as his gift to me.
Growing muscle doesn't mean getting "bulky!" Instead, it simply means that you are laying down lean and dense fibers that can replace fat and boost your metabolism.
Companies are attempting to enhance productivity of their employees by offering perks and making the workplace a more pleasant environment. However, feeding workers might decrease productivity.
The day a family member enters the hospital is the day to start planning for the trip back home. Nobody wants to go to the hospital, but as hospital stays get shorter, an increasing burden is falling on family caregivers.
Savvy consumers are demanding safe, non-toxic treatments and homeopathic Arnica may represent one of the best options available due to its reputation for safety, effectiveness, ease of use and broad applicability.
How many times have you heard that getting a flat, sexy tummy is based mainly on what you eat?
Worldwide, a woman dies from an uncontrollable postpartum hemorrhage every four minutes, totaling 140,000 deaths per year. There is a medical device called a balloon tamponade that can help save a mother from excessive blood loss.
Let's put the question on the table: "Does stress cause cancer?" Here are the details. There is a complex relationship between stress and any health problem.
Many of the yoga studies that are done are deeply flawed, primarily because yoga is a practice that, if not done with a certain amount of diligence and enthusiasm, doesn't provide the benefits it promises.