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Two Ways to Help Relieve Fibromyalgia

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

There is no definitive test for fibromyalgia, making it difficult to diagnose and treat. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is currently unknown. Current research reports that two mind-body exercises, yoga and tai chi, can help relieve fibromyalgia.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For October

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list should have a little something for everybody. It's got a song you hear everywhere (from PSY), a comeback single (from Christina Aguilera), and a wildcard country track (from Dierks Bentley). Here's the full list, according to a poll on Run Hundred.

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 27: Focus On Your Intention, Not Your Mood! (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 12.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Unless you are aware of how you feel, you can't choose something different. And choose something different you must. When your feelings aren't supporting where you want to go, you must be willing to put them aside and move forward.

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 25: Laugh Yourself To Happy (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Do you ever wake up on the wrong side of the bed? What about being in a grumpy mood for apparently no reason? I know. Me too! And I hate it. It feels like the day is out of my control and it's just gonna suck. Well, I've got a quick and easy solution that will put some happy in your step.

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 19: Ask For Help! (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

What I know to be absolutely true is that NO ONE CAN BE FEARLESS ALONE. Period. End of story.

Geneen Roth on Dr. Oz, Food and Body Image

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Last we spoke, Roth and I were discussing her book, Lost and Found. That was more than a year ago. Then, last week, there she was, having a heart-to-heart discussion with a group of binge eaters on The Dr. Oz Show.

Buddha Doodle -- 'RIGHT NOW'

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.24.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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'Intuitive Eating' Authors on Freeing Yourself From Chronic Dieting

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Two decades ago, this pioneering pair of nutritionists followed their own intuition by trading in menu plans and other tools of their trade for an unconventional, unproven approach. Today, there are 25 studies validating its effectiveness and no shortage of testimonials from intuitive eaters

What Fears Lie Behind Your Habits?

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Once you understand why you do what you do, you can start to explore your stories and the beliefs and fears behind them.

HuffPost Workouts: Brik Fitness's Empowerment Playlist

Brian Nguyen | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Nguyen

Here at Brik Fitness, one of our core values is to inspire... through fun! One of the most effective tools? Great music! A great playlist truly allows our clients to unfold, get into a rhythm and just flow with exercise!

Buddha Doodle -- 'Service'

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.13.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Rise of the Cyberhero

Steven and Michael Meloan | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Steven and Michael Meloan

Recognizing this groundswell of cyber-era empowerment and social activism, psychologist Dana Klisanin has proposed a new cultural archetype of the "cyberhero" -- those engaged in digital-era altruism.

The Top 10 Workout Songs for September

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 draws heavily from the Top 40. Accordingly, it's heavy on pop tunes--albeit from a variety of genres. Here's the full list, according to a poll on Run Hundred -- the web's most popular workout music blog.

Good Communication Is as Simple as Paying Attention

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

In the simplest of terms, good communication only involves two steps: empathy and clarity. The most common communication errors occur when the message gets lost between the sender and the receiver.

Yoga May Help Benefit Kids With Autism

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

A 2012 study published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy found yoga helped improve school performance and sustained attention in children with autism.

Adventures of a Lady in Rock: Body Knows Best, Part III

Anya Marina | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Anya Marina

I wake early, excited to meditate. After all the commotion of touring -- loading in, loading out, singing your heart out, shaking hands, meeting people, and rushing around -- I can hardly wait to sit on a rolled-up towel at the corner of my hotel bed and do nothing for 30 minutes.

Why Don't Vegans Care About People?

Anjali Sareen | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

For those unfamiliar to veganism, it can be to easy overlook that the compassion associated with helping animals is meant to extend to helping humans, as well. The beautiful thing about choosing a plant-based diet is that in one choice, you can start to help save the world. Literally.

'It's Over!' 10 Breakup Survival Tips to Get You Through It

Sheri Meyers | Posted 10.15.2012 | Women
Sheri Meyers

It doesn't matter if it was a long-term relationship, a short-lived cyber affair, an unrequited love or a good friends-with-benefits arrangement. If you cared and connected, you feel a deep and painful void where there was once laughter and affection. It's like experiencing a small death.

Great Vitamin For Hair, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz, the Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo, and I just had to ask him what vitamins h...

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

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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.