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The Top 10 Workout Songs Of 2012... So Far

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

It's usually December when folks take a look back at the year that's passed. But, since we're midway through the summer -- and there are plenty of opportunities to get back outdoors -- it seems like a great time to recap the best workout tracks from January through June.

Eating Disorder Therapist Emily Sandoz on Accepting the Reality of Bad Body Image

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

When I heard word of a self-help workbook in the works about a promising new kind of CBT for body dissatisfaction called acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), I made a mental note.

Buddha Doodle - 'Give Yourself a Smile'

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.08.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn


WATCH: 7 Surprising Ways to Discover Your Calling

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 10.01.2012 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

Here are 7 simple ways that women can identify their callings -- including 3 surprising ones that nobody talks about!

What We Need Most When Life Is Sabotaged

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

In facing any lifestyle change, taking small steps together can help to change the energy from that of sabotage to support with huge success for all parties involved.

Body-Image Innovator Tiffany Stewart on Preventing Eating Disorders

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

To give voice to all those who suffer silently with bad body image, Tiffany Stewart, the director of Louisana State University's Behavior Technology Laboratory, posted the most poignant answers on Emerge, her burgeoning website.

From Confined Spaces to Urgent Emails: The Panic Button

Nichola Petts | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Nichola Petts

For anxiety sufferers, elements of everyday life can trigger a panic attack. Sometimes it can come on without warning, and other times you know that an upcoming situation or activity will absolutely hit your panic button.

A New Way to Accelerate Addiction Recovery

Nick Ortner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Nick Ortner

Because EFT accesses the "stress centers" in your brain on physical and emotional levels simultaneously, EFT may effectively treat conditions like addiction, which often can't be resolved successfully with psychotherapy alone, or with other alternative therapies.

Support: What We Need Most When Life Is Sabotaged, Part II

Meg Wolff | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Remember, stress threatens your health and anything that threatens your health, threatens to sabotage your life. Don't allow it! Instead, take charge of your life and your choices and make the changes necessary to improve your lifestyle.

You Tried It: Mari Winsor's Cardio Pilates Mat Workout

Posted 06.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Welcome to "You Tried It," a series of video posts from top trainers, who will share clips from their popular workout DVDs. Please try the moves o...

Workout CD Giveaway: Run Hundred's New Album Can Be Yours

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

To mix things up a little, I worked with a dozen indie bands and DJs from a variety of genres to make a different sort of workout compilation.

The Best Exercises To Build Muscle

Manning Sumner | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Manning Sumner

"Frustrated" is the first word that I hear all the time from clients who are trying to build muscle. You've been hitting the gym for a few months now trying to "get big" or tone your body, but aren't seeing results.

The Importance of Milk: You Can Easily Take It for Granted

Michael Zacka | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

We will see surging demand for milk as emerging middle-class families in China, India, Vietnam, Kenya and elsewhere have the ability to improve their family diets -- and the way these emerging middle-class families will consume milk is different.

Making Yourself Miserable Reading the News?

Sean Meshorer | Posted 08.13.2012 | Media
Sean Meshorer

Does watching cable news, reading the newspaper or browsing websites make you personally miserable? Chances are high that you're making one critical mistake and likely adding to our societal woes in the process.

WATCH: Make An Antioxidant-Rich, Artichoke, Red Onion And Date Salad

Ellie Knaus | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Ellie Knaus

After a recent health scare, I'm taking better care of myself. And since 80 percent of the immune system is in our gut, I'm adopting a clean diet. But there's one little problem. I don't know how to cook.

Run Barefooted! Yes, You Can Do This at Home

Christopher Drozd | Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Christopher Drozd

If you choose to shrug off the skeptics' jeers and run barefooted anywhere you want to, remember as you enjoy your journey to practice patience, because full adaptation can take a while.

WATCH: Find Yourself... and Quit Being Lost

Rhonda Britten | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Have you ever yearned to express your purpose, find direction or do something meaningful, yet instead you find yourself stalled, stuck or stopped?

Meredith's Heat Wave Keep It Up Mix

Meredith Melnick | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Meredith Melnick

In this situation, no normal playlist will do. I needed a playlist that understood the extreme heat I was facing: a heat wave mix to feel my pain.

Life Lessons in the Ring

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Denver
Deborah Schoeberlein

Horses and humans share a history that spans many thousands of years. We are familiars and dependents, and among us there are leaders at every level.

The One Thing Politicians Can Agree on

Michael Zacka | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Michael Zacka

The magic that happens over shared meals can help preserve the American family, strengthen all of its members and enrich their lives. I'm sure America's Republicans and Democrats both agree that more families should be sitting together at dinner.

Bringing Inner Peace to Rwanda

Nick Ortner | Posted 07.22.2012 | Impact
Nick Ortner

In Rwanda, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is nothing short of a national epidemic. The many millions of men, women and young adults who survive...

Yoga Stress Relief for Soldiers

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Faced with the highest army suicide rates in at least 30 years, U.S. military officials are examining ways to help treat psychologically wounded soldiers.

Buddha Doodle -- Clouds

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.16.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Turn Your Wounds Into Wisdom

Ann Tran | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Ann Tran

We all have scars. Some are small and others more prominent. Some fade and are forgotten while others persist as vivid reminders of past trauma. Everyone makes a choice how to grow and move forward in the wake of their wounds.

Personal Transformation: And How to Stay That Way

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

To maintain your personal transformation, remember that what you focus on is what you get. Mindfulness means keeping your mind on positive thoughts and actions and pulling it back when it wanders off course.