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Am I Just Really Tired, Or Do I Have Adrenal Fatigue?

Sonima.com | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

The littlest issues caused me great stress. I felt as though I were running a marathon every day when in reality, I rarely ran at all. The daily marathon of life became harder to sustain as I became more depleted.

What Real People Think About When They Run

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living

When elite runners were tasked with thinking aloud during an eight-mile run, 32 percent of them thought about how painful running was. "Hill, you...

7 Tips to Survive the End-of-Summer Blues

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Even for people who don't have kids, the "back to school" mindset can awaken anxieties of long ago about returning to school. The change in temperature and light also play a role. Days are undeniably getting cooler and shorter and for those sensitive to light, this can contribute to the end of summer blues. The good news is that there is a remedy:

Learning How to Respect Your Struggles

Minaa B | Posted 08.27.2015 | Black Voices
Minaa B

Respect Your Struggle believes that in life there is room for failure. You don't have to be afraid of being different. You don't always have to be strong. You are not alone in your suffering, and despite the struggles that you face, your life is deserving of its best chance.

Put Down The Q-Tip: You've Been Cleaning Your Ears All Wrong

Greatist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Greatist

As much as we love that so fresh, so clean feeling, if you have any willpower, wean yourself off cotton swabs. They do much more harm than good, and excessive ear cleaning will almost certainly land you in the doctor's office

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes In The U.S.

Greatist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Greatist

If you like the feel of going where (almost) no man has gone before, or if you're looking for a little peace and solitude, we've got the solution -- actually, 43 of them.

The Best Workouts for Losing the Last 10 Pounds

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

So, you've come a long way on your weight loss journey, but now, whether it's five or 10 pounds you're really struggling to lose that last little bit of weight. Don't worry, you're totally not alone.

Helping the Overwhelmed Working Woman Put Down Her Super Cape

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
The Modern Femme Movement

Maria's message was clear. She was totally overwhelmed, exhausted, and felt like she just wasn't good enough... good enough at anything. Being anything less than superwoman felt like failure. The more I listened to Maria, the more I knew the time had come... the time for Maria to put down her super cape.

The Muscle You've Never Heard of But Need to Know

Sonima.com | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

When it comes to a tight core, most people picture six-pack abs. But a truly toned core is much more than what you see on the surface. Deep within your loins, the psoas (pronounced SO-az) muscle group partners with other muscles to stabilize and girdle the lower spine, promoting proper body alignment.

My Daily Vibe: Your Time Is Limited

Natasha Dern | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

Many do live by other people's thinking, conditioned truths, ideas and beliefs learned from family and culture. Conditioning is never truth -- no ma...

My Daily Vibe: The Simple Life

Natasha Dern | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Natasha Dern

A time comes when we have to put our energy into the basics, the simple things, and let go of excess. Life as we know it has become complex and we n...

7 Parenting Rules I Flat Out Refuse to Follow

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 08.26.2015 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

I don't mind being inundated with recommendations from doctors or even self-proclaimed "experts" telling me how to stay a healthy adult. What I do mind, however, is being boldly told what I should and shouldn't do with my children. Before you go having a temper tantrum, I fully recognize the hypocrisy I described. I just don't care.

In Praise of Peace and Quiet

Hanne Suorza | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hanne Suorza

I love where I live: The little joys that life has to offer. From mountain to sea. Where light creates art on smooth water. Making me mesm...

If You Have Passion, You Don't Need Plastic Surgery

Iris Krasnow | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Iris Krasnow

As one more year has passed and 61 awaits on the last day of August I am more solidly convinced that having a fire within is the real secret to aging well. This is the force that lifts hearts and energy levels while our bodies are heading South.

Failure Lab: Weight Loss Surgery Was Never the Plan

Akela Stanfield | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

I will still fight being an emotional eater. I will still meditate to avoid binges. I will still have to talk about my weight. And I will likely have moments of failure. But that's OK. I'm committed to the process and have finally accepted that I am a life-long weight watcher.

Never Saw a Fat Man Over 70

Jim Fannin | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jim Fannin

The weather in most of the country has turned warm and even hot in some places. Yesterday I was walking for some "cooped up, crazy and need to get out...

Are You at Risk for Alzheimer's?

dailyRx News | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
dailyRx News

A new study has identified nine potentially modifiable risk factors that may contribute to more than 75 percent of all Alzheimer's cases worldwide.

Is Taco Tuesday Killing You?

Gina Keatley | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

At the end of the day, I understand that many people are creatures of habit, but if we make an effort to mix it up a bit and embrace new foods into daily lives and our menu-planning, it will create for an overall healthier you.

New Studies for an Old Story: Mammography Screening Isn't Saving Lives

Fran Visco | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

We need to refocus our resources and attention on the two things that really matter: (1) stopping men and women from getting breast cancer in the first place -- primary prevention; and (2) preventing metastasis if they do.

Why Having Cancer Twice Is Actually A Sign That Treatments Are Getting Better

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before. When doctors talk about seco...

The 8 Best Produce Picks For Late Summer

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that some kids are back in school and it's getting dark earlier, summer is not over. And while the sun's still shining, remember: Su...

What You Don't Want School, or Anyone, to Teach Your Kid

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

Life is about more than "just add water" and "heat and serve." We don't need to rely on a processing industry to eat, and we don't need to condemn our children to lives as constrained and skill-less dependents.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 08.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sally Swanson

Are you happy? Better yet, what does happiness mean to you? I, myself, have been on [what seems like] a ceaseless quest for happiness and am hell-...

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...

The Busy Addiction

Jennifer Langione | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

We can transform our guilt into acceptance: accept that our priorities will continue to change in five days, five months, and five years from now. The best we can do is act with intention and purpose, focusing our energy on what is most important right now, and everything else will undoubtedly fall into place.