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The Top 10 Workout Songs For February 2013

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

If you're the sort of person who thinks a trip the gym should sound like a night at the club, this is the playlist for you.

Buddha Doodle - 'Dance Like Nobody's Watching'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.21.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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A Vision for a Rising, Thriving Middle Class

Kathleen Sebelius | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Kathleen Sebelius

In his State of the Union address, President Obama outlined his vision for a growing American economy driven by a rising, thriving middle class. It's a bold plan that builds on the achievements of his first term to promote opportunity for every American.

The PRH (Personal Responsibility for Health) Chronicles, Part 2: The Way We Are

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.11.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This particular morning in mid-April was quite chilly, although clear. In fact, the early suffusion of sunlight was promising a day of great beauty. Not that Michelle was listening to such promises. Far too busy. And besides, the climate inside was always perfect.

Ron Dicker

556-Pound Man With 70-Pound Tumor Faces 2 Risky Surgeries

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Scot Jacobson, a 556-pound Oregon man, has a 70-pound tumor he calls "Wilson," after the volleyball featured in the movie "Cast Away." It's just somet...

Super Snacks For Super Bowl Sunday: Part 2

Rachel Berman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

Super Bowl snacking is as much a part of game day as the actual game. Typical snacks are laden with calories -- not to mention the bottles of beer you're washing it all down with. Make the extra calories you eat this Sunday count with these more nutrient-dense and delicious snack ideas.

Why Should We Care About Diabetes?

Michael Segal | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Segal

Diabetes is hurting people both at the personal and the national levels. The best way to fight Type 2 diabetes is to avoid it in the first place. Developing healthy nutrition and physical activity habits are critical factors in avoiding diabetes.

Huffpost Workouts: My 'Get Through It' Playlist

Lily Avnet | Posted 03.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Lily Avnet

Exhaustion seems to make me a more forgiving listener.

Lighten Up Your Winter Diet

Rachel Berman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

During the long winter months, you may find yourself craving heavier meals and comfort foods. Maybe it's because the cold weather keeps you indoors and comfort foods are more convenient, or you feel nostalgic for certain foods when winter rolls around.

Get Better This Year by Being Practical

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

My belief is that when we improve, we feel better. And when we feel better, life is richer. And when life is richer, there is no limit to what we can accomplish.

Get Juicy with Molly Hahn

Molly Hahn | Posted 03.16.2013 | Health and Fitness
Molly Hahn

A plant based lifestyle is at your fingertips! In this video, I share one of my favorite juicing recipes with fresh farmers market ingredients that on...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Typically, the beginning of a new year is when folks resolve to get into better shape. This month's mix features a lively bundle of songs to help you kick things off with a bang.

5 Tips for Freedom

Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC | Posted 02.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC

We're finding out who we are, so we can do it on purpose. So we can be free. We are gently learning to become honest with ourselves, about ourselves. Which is the entire practice of awareness. All we have to do is show up.

Eating Expert Ellyn Satter on Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

If you're worrying about how to resist temptation at the next holiday party, you are not alone. Sadly, too many party-goers are more focused on their ever-spreading mid section than spreading holiday cheer. If all you really want for Christmas is the secret to overcoming overeating, you're in luck.

Elder Care: Navigating the Road to Sandy Recovery

Ilaina Edison | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Ilaina Edison

When someone suffers through trauma like Sandy, talking about it furthers the process of understanding and healing and creates the connections and support systems necessary to shoulder the burden. This is especially vital for the elderly and homebound.

Blue Christmas: 6 Ways for Grievers to Navigate the Holidays

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

Lights, music, festivities, and feasts all around -- but if you're grieving the loss of a loved one, it is anything but "the most wonderful time of the year." If you're grieving and are wondering how you'll survive the season, use the following six suggestions to ease the way.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For December

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Closing out the year is an eclectic bunch of tracks, which ought to help you polish off December in style.

This Will Nourish Your Soul (And You Can Find It Just About Anywhere!)

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

To let go and fall into the arms of silence carries us into the sweetness of surrender. It is to become a master in the humble art of living.

Life Tips: Develop Virtues Of Compassion And Grace

Amanda Gore | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

The best place to start is often the most challenging -- compassion for ourselves! We are usually our own worst enemy, expecting ourselves to be perfect and being the first to judge and condemn ourselves.

Vanna Talks Candidly About Overcoming 'Bingeing Stage'

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Interviewing Vanna again would be a chance to see if she was still struggling with bingeing or if she'd found a way to move on. Talking with this now 55-year-old single mother of two would also be a great opportunity to speak the unspoken truth about this all-too-common eating problem.

Buddha Doodle - 'Of Service'

Molly Hahn | Posted 02.02.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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The First Secret of Joy, Continued: Gratitude Is the Joy Switch

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

As children, we are taught to say "thank you" when someone does something for us or gives us something, but we are not taught to make gratitude a way of life. It's amazing how gratitude can transform our mood, our actions, and our general well being.

Understanding Others: Part IV

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Perception is reality to the average human. That is deeper than it sounds. It means that every single person has their own version of "reality" or what they would call the "truth" based on their perceptions.

How To Master The Art Of Saying 'No'

Kathryn Lamble | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Lamble

No! It's a pretty scary word, right? It certainly is for me. It's like a well-placed "boo!" bursting through the darkness from an unseen corner. In fact, I find "no" so scary that that I often have difficulty saying it, and that's just where my problem begins.

Pumpkins Improve Prostate Health

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Pumpkins play an important role during fall's festivities, especially in Thanksgiving menus. While enjoying pumpkin dishes, you may very well be protecting yourself against cancer and heart disease.