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10 Strategies to Reverse Autoimmune Disease

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Autoimmune diseases, when taken all together, become a HUGE health burden. Among these are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis,...

5 Midlife Woes And How To Deal With Them

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 08.04.2015 | Fifty
Kathy Gottberg

A big issue facing everyone at some point in our lives is aging. And while not all of us feel desperate about it, the news and the media in general are filled with ways some people struggle to cope. I live near Palm Springs, California where the evidence that some people (women and men alike) are desperate to stay young is rampant.

3 Simple Ways Writing Can Improve Your Life

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

It is commonly known that writing is a habit of successful people. They've realized for years the benefits of jotting down their ideas and feelings, w...

Sheila Hiestand: Hall of Fame Basketball Player to Ironman With 125 lbs Weight Loss in Between

Don McNay | Posted 08.02.2015 | Sports
Don McNay

Louisville trial lawyer Sheila Hiestand is 6 foot tall, outgoing and vivacious. She has the total inner confidence that made her a Hall of Fame college basketball player and now one of Kentucky's top trial attorneys.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 08.02.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss

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How I Forgave Jamie Oliver

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 07.31.2015 | Taste
Eva Lesko Natiello

Could I have skipped the tomato disrobing? Yes. But then I wouldn't have tasted how "lovely and sweet" the tomatoes become when cooked stripped to their flesh.

3 Ways to Become a More Conscious Entrepreneur

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 07.31.2015 | Green
Stephanie Seibel

You're busy. Your phone's buzzing with notifications, your desk's a storm of Post-It notes, and your news feed says the world's got more than enough problems to solve (...Like this "sixth mass extinction" business? Your email inbox is already a black hole of doom!)

Raise a Glass? The Story Behind Alcohol and Breast Cancer

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

It all largely depends on your own personal risks for breast cancer and comfort level. Alcohol's effect on breast cancer risk does exist, although more studies are needed to fully define just how much.

Why 'Skinny Fat' Can Be Worse Than Obesity

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We have a big fat problem. America is a fat nation, and we are failing to solve our big fat problem. Failing big time. Almost 70 percent of Americans ...

The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 60s

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook c...

Why Challenges Excite Me

Maimah Karmo | Posted 07.31.2015 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

We need to exercise faith, hope, vulnerability, love and allow our experiences to hone us for the better; no matter what happens, choosing to pick ourselves up, dust off, and say, "I will not allow this experience to break me, but it will make me better and stronger today."

8 Acts of Self-Love To Take After Consuming Racially-Charged Media

Tiffany Griffin | Posted 07.30.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Griffin

As countless stories of race-based killing fill my news feed, I find my reactions ranging from melancholy to anger to fatigue and back again

The Power of Gratitude

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

Gratitude is a simple notion, yet one that we formally honor but once a year. But how does gratitude color our lives when we're not sitting around a table laden with turkey, stuffing and candied yams? When did you last pause to recognize and acknowledge the many things for which you are grateful?

The Food Pusher

Margaret Marshall | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

A food pusher is a person who will lead you to unplanned eating. They are all around and they push food that is high calorie and unhealthy. Whenever...

5 Simple Body Hacks To Avoid Jet Lag

Supercompressor | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Supercompressor

It's easy to get pumped about traveling abroad, but if you've ever been punished with a crippling case of jet lag, you know the struggle to reboot your body clock in unfamiliar territory is very real.

The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 50s

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living

Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook c...

5 Things We Learned From Jim Morrison's Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Jim Morrison is best known as the lead singer of The Doors. He is also infamous as one of many young celebrities who died young as a result of substan...

Being of Service

Claudia Ruby Scrase | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Claudia Ruby Scrase

I am happy to report I am still thriving in the service industry, but this time I am in full control. I learned an important lesson, that even sometimes in the hospitality industry it's OK to say "No."

The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 40s

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook c...

The One Thing Nutritionists Wish You'd Stop Doing

SELF | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

From food bloggers to television shows to Pinterest boards, there's an overwhelming amount of nutrition information, everywhere you turn. How's a normal person supposed to identify the difference between trendy diet news and legitimate science-based advice?

Advanced Training for Home Health Aides Is Changing the Way Americans Age in Place

Marki Flannery | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

When Mary, a longtime home health aide, was asked to fill in for one of her colleagues recently, she found that her new client wasn't even attempting ...

You Are Not Your Cancer: Keeping Struggles in Perspective

Rachael Yahne | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The truth is that though cancer can affect every single element of your life, in treatment and for long after, it's not who you are. The truth is that though you are fighting, it's never all your doing. The truth is that though you have cancer, though I had cancer:

6 Unexpected Ways to Workout While You're Hanging With Your Kids

David Kirsch | Posted 07.28.2015 | Parents
David Kirsch

Squats on the playground? Ab crunches during movie time? It can be challenging to fit in workouts when you're playing and entertaining your kids. Here are six creative ways I turn playtime into workout time with my daughters.

Time to Get Your Exercise Program Started

John Toomey | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
John Toomey

We all face that moment in time when we realize we need to get some exercise. Perhaps it is catching our sideways profile in the mirror, or nearly exp...

Make 'Room' for Meditation at Home

Joshua Smith | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Joshua Smith

Take time to incorporate elements that you find beautiful, or as one of my client says, "Oooh, that makes me happy!" Things that evoke that reaction are the things that speak to the soul.