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Part Ways From Your Split Ends

Kristen Colòn | Posted 03.27.2015 | Style
Kristen Colòn

Split ends are an all too common problem for us all. Naturally your hair type plays a role in how many and how often you get them, but certain habits are also responsible for causing split ends.

Why I Said No to Making $1 Million This Year

Anita Wing Lee | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Anita Wing Lee

If you've got big dreams, it means that the universe has big plans for you. You don't need to force yourself to fit into someone else's mould of success -- whether traditional or untraditional. As long as you keep taking steps forward, you will get there. It's your journey. Do it your way.

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #9: Safeguard Your Juju

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

When you are stressed out, your juju is one of the first things to go. You feel less positive and energetic. You are less open and receptive, more reactive and critical about everything around you. And the less good juju you have, the more vulnerable you become to stress's physiological effects.

The Feminine Culture: 6 Things I Learned From Women That Make Me #Thrive

Cosmin Gheorghe | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Cosmin Gheorghe

What I want to underline here is the fact that once we stop looking at the world in terms of men vs. women competing for power, great things happen. In fact, the intelligence of a culture resides precisely in its ability to share leadership. So here are six things I learned from women, which not only enriched my life, but they actually help me thrive.

Just Breathe

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Here's a challenge: name the word and/or action that will get you through your own slump. Write it down (and share it below!). Put it where you'll see it. Look at it again and again. Take it in. Own it. Complete it. Be it. Repeat it. When you do, you'll blow beyond your negative self-perceptions and external projections, fixing your gaze instead on powerful truths inside you.

3 Low- or No-Cost Resources to Help Improve Your Mental Health

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Many people who struggle with stress, mental illness or sub-optimal mental health lack the time and finances to engage in weekly therapy or ongoing me...

Giving Up Perfection

Mila Atmos | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Dare to be original and retrain yourself to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be. Be present in the small every-day moments. When you are eating lunch, look at your food and taste it. Savor every bite. Sip your drink. Enjoy it. If you do feel that you need to change, know and believe that you have the resources to do so.

Obamacare Has Already Transformed How We Diagnose Diabetes

Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living

President Obama may be able to add another feather to his cap, according to a study of newly diagnosed diabetes patients published in Diabetes Care th...

5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up ...

"The Amazing Green Team" Paying It Forward In Memory of James "JB" Benton

Tenille Livingston | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
Tenille Livingston

Ashley Benton, the founder and Ceo of "The Green Team," is definitely at the top of my list as one of the most amazing women I know. Benton is paying it forward by giving back to her local community and providing essential needs to needy families and abroad.

Managing Work Expectations in a Plugged-In-World

Holly Rust | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Holly Rust

Having worked in corporate America for over a decade, the most important thing I've learned is how imperative it is to set boundaries not only for yourself, but for your superiors as well. Setting boundaries and adhering to them promotes a healthy work-life balance.

Overcoming the Crippling Effects of Fear

Dontaira Terrell | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Dontaira Terrell

Become your biggest supporter, not your own worst enemy. When you begin to acknowledge your capabilities, self-worth, others will join the team! Failure is inevitable and is a part of everyone's journey and it's up to you to take it in stride, accept the lesson and let go.

The Science Behind Daylight Saving Time and Why You Feel Sleep-Deprived

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Daylight Saving Time is the first sign that spring is finally on its way. And while most of us look forward to the days staying lighter for longer, th...

10 Steps to Looking 5 Years Younger This Spring

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

No matter your age, we all want to turn the clock back when it comes to how we look. We spend money on creams, pills, potions and books -- all search...

6 Empowering Mantras Everyone Should Try

Rachael Yahne | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Keep the positivity going: Pin them, tack them up around your bathroom mirror or desk, or make them your iPhone background so when you check the time, you see these as a sweet little love letter to yourself.

How to Eat Healthy and Affordable During Long Hotel Stays

Quora | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel

Basically, the goal is to convert grocery store ingredients into tasty meals without the convenience of a kitchen full of appliances, utensils, and seasonings. You want to be able to go to the grocery store and get ingredients in small enough portions that you can use them all, without having to buy a million little things.

Potential New Alzheimer's Treatment Fully Restores Memory -- At Least In Mice

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.24.2015 | Fifty

A team of Australian researchers has come up with a noninvasive ultrasound technology that could restore memory in Alzheimer's patients. In a study...

A Series on Parenting With the Brain in Mind

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2015 | Parents
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

As a parent, you can learn the kinds of communication patterns that will make the growth of your child's brain optimized.

In the Stillness

Tiffany Griffin | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Griffin

My vision, my desires, my future starts today. I am longing for the silent spaces. Not physical solitude per se, but for the silence. For the still...

Reframe the Way You Look at Food

Sarah Liddle | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

Food should be a spiritual practice. Have you heard that before? But, just as I have heard it before I too have never really known what to make of it...

The New Now: Pause, Love, Smile

Annie Buckley | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Annie Buckley

It may not be as obvious, but we all live in a now embellished with a question mark. Rather than seek certainty, I try to use the question mark as a reminder that every day is a day to feel the sunshine, wonder at the universe, marvel at trees and laughter and a million magic moments, connect with friends, make mistakes, and laugh.

How To Snack To Maximize Your Weekend Workouts

SELF | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Refueling after exercise is essential to seeing results. Whip up one of these perfectly portioned ideas this weekend no matter how much time you have -- even if it's none at all.

12 Steps For An Excuse-Free Life

Thai Nguyen | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

There's a big difference between giving an explanation, and making an excuse. Excuses harbor guilt and shame; they rationalize bad behaviors, and set the table for a mediocre life. Here are 12 steps to permanently remove excuses from your life...

Trainers Share The Worst Fitness Advice They've Ever Heard

The Active Times | Posted 03.21.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

There's lots of questionable and flat-out false fitness advice floating all around -- in the gym, online, on TV, and in magazines. We asked a few trainers to share the worst advice they've ever heard. Straight from the gym floor, here's what they reported.

The Positive Power of Active Listening

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

We all have important conversations ahead of us. But by practicing active listening we can help ensure that everyone walks away feeling truly heard and therefore appreciated.