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Two Sisters Tell ‘Heart Felt' Tale Of Taking Down Bad Cholesterol

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices

Talking about cholesterol shouldn't just be reserved for the doctor's office and Cheerios commercials. Sisters Darcus Gates, 61, and Vernee Pace-C...

10 Ways To Combat Stress In Under A Minute

Tom Casano | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

If you're in the middle of a busy workday or if you have young, demanding toddlers around, you might find it impossible to carve out even 30 minutes to meditate or do yoga. Sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day.

Stay Fit While Traveling: California Edition

College Tourist | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Some cities and rural areas can be more challenging because of the lack of workout studios, food stores, and healthy restaurants. However, California is one state where there are plenty of possibilities for people to stay in shape.

SEAMLESS -- Ordinary Habits, Extraordinary Life!

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

Being a modern individual is not all flowers and candy (which we are constantly told not to eat anyway). We are busy choosing careers, building car...

10 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Ability To Sleep On A Plane

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel

Whether your goal is to squeeze in a catnap during a quick commuter flight or a half dozen REM cycles on a red-eye, these are all the ways you might be sabotaging your mile-high shuteye.

What You Eat Isn't What You Get: The 6 Troubling Ingredients Hiding in Your Food

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Let's start with the problem. The problem today is obesity and diabetes are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that...

When Life Is a Pressure Cooker, Remember the Frog

D. A. Wolf | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
D. A. Wolf

This is the story of a frog. But first, allow me to mention an uncharacteristic visit to a travel site where I find myself perusing hotels in far off...

Places Where People Live the Longest and Their Secrets to a Longer Life

The Active Times | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

These are the world's Blue Zones, and through extensive research, Buettner and his team have found their examples can teach us a lot about living a truly healthy life. Here are a few valuable lessons in longevity from each region.

Sleep the Single Most Important Determinant in Predicting Longevity

Jackie Stroka | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jackie Stroka

The most basic change we can make in redefining Third Metric success in our lives has to do with our relationship to sleep and the sleep environment...

Weight Loss vs. Getting Healthy: Which is Harder?

Jessica Denis | Posted 06.26.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

After that relationship ended, I took some time to really look in the mirror, and really look at myself. While I may have made my body healthy, I destroyed my mind in the process.

How to Make Dinner Conversation Deeper and More Meaningful

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Cooking together and having friendly conversation needn't become time consuming or otherwise burdensome. Start with one night a week. Make it mandatory, require everyone to put away technological gadgets, and make dining together an event.

The Future of Growing Old

XPRIZE | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Humans have always dreamed of longevity, but how do you achieve meaning and purpose throughout a longer life? Psychologist and gerontologist Dr. Ken...

10X Your Life, 10X Your Body

Grant Cardone | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Grant Cardone

Take control of your body. If you don't you will never have control over your day, your clients, or your money. A proven way to make a great investmen...

My Depression Is Not an Accessory

Jacob Hood | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacob Hood

Not only do statements such as, "I'm so depressed," or, "I swear I'm bipolar," diminish the reality of mental illness, but they also reduce the experiences of true victims to "just emotions." Depression isn't a mask you can slip on at your leisure to validate negative feelings.

When the Stress Comes to a Head

T.S. Fitzgerald | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
T.S. Fitzgerald

The battle with anxiety and stress is an uphill battle, but it is up to us to ensure that we do not let it take us down. Listen to your body and do not let stress take you down.

Irresponsible People Are a Bummer for Everyone, Including Themselves

Jessica Steinberg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Steinberg

Do you know anyone who is always running late, and missing appointments? It seems like they don't care about honoring their commitments, and maybe th...

The Wheelchair Executive: How I Embraced my Trauma and Plan to Change Home Care

Ron Gold | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
Ron Gold

By all accounts, she killed me, but I refused to die. There would be times though, when I wished I had. Three and a half years later, I still can't get out of bed and begin my day without help. I am a paraplegic and will never walk again.

What Nutritionists Eat To Start Their Day Off Right

Posted 06.25.2015 | OWN

It's not all green smoothies. (Hooray for pancakes and French toast!) By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-width : 500px) {.etha...

AcroYoga, Why You Should Give it a Whirl

Riva Gdanski | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Gdanski

Although a 'high flying whale' may sound like something right out of the supernatural, when performed in AcroYoga, it's a rather elegant looking pose....

A Father's Day Card That Made a Difference

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 06.21.2015 | Parents
Norma Cook Everist

One more thing: Relationships themselves can be transformed. No matter what the nature of our human relationships, we are transformed across generations, across the miles, around the world, connected in order to love and support one another on Father's Day and every week of the year in times of health or sickness.

How to Know What Type of Fitness Training Is for You

Don Saladino | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Saladino

At the end of the day, training has got to be enjoyable. Even for my professional athletes who do this for a living, I find we have to keep things fun and interesting. So pick a goal and get focused, but always remember to have fun!

Why Is This Happening to Me?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 06.19.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It's very refreshing to know that mindfulness has grown over the years and has entered the mainstream today as one of the many ways of demonstrating prayer.

Are We Eating Our Veggies Yet?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

We're advised again and again to eat more veggies -- at least 2.5 cups of them each day, preferably much more. A new report from the U.S. Department ...

Here's What Happens When a Man Eats Nothing But Food Made for Women

Thrillist | Posted 06.18.2015 | Taste

Numerous women have already done better takedowns of "food for women" than I could have (see here, here, and here). But could they run this stuff -- and nothing but this stuff -- through a man's digestive system for two straight weeks? Of course not. That's where I came in.

America's Fittest Cities 2015

The Active Times | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

In the fittest cities, it's more common that a large percentage of the population meets CDC physical activity guidelines, eats the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables daily and has low rates of health issues like heart disease, diabetes and asthma.