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What the Media Gets Completely Wrong About Cruising

Cruiseline.com | Posted 07.02.2015 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

There are plenty of myths about cruising floating around the internet: they're full of old people, there's nothing to do, and so on. Most of them are fairly harmless and easily disproven, but if you're a true lover of cruising, nothing irks you more than the media shining its sensationalist spotlight on your favorite vacation.

The Art of Living With Integrity

Thai Nguyen | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

In a world bent toward instant gratification and "getting ahead," it's easy to forgo the commitment to act with integrity. But choosing to hold to your values and principles will bring you double-reward, adding the layer of meaning and inner-fulfillment to your external achievements.

Is Anywhere Safe? Finding Psychological Safety In A Dangerous World

Dr. Isaiah B. Pickens, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. Isaiah B. Pickens, Ph.D.

The physical endangerment that intense hostility toward a group can produce is particularly unsettling when you consider the breadth of damage it can have on how the targeted group thinks about their safety.

5 Ways to Reawaken Healthy Habits This Summer

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

In my humble opinion, summer is the perfect time to start mastering some healthy habits. Whether you're looking for adventures or a few delicious recipes, summer is the perfect time to kick new life into your daily habits.

'Creating a Culture of Well-Being'

Madinah James | Posted 07.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Madinah James

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Sugary Beverages Are Killing Us All

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Here’s today’s not-at-all-shocking-but-still-soul-crushing news: Sugary drinks kill 180,000 people per year. The high-fructose-laced find...

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Natasha Che | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

This is what I started doing after I quit my elaborate mediation practices. I do not recite mantras. I do not attempt to bend my arms and legs into inhumane positions. I do not close my eyes. I do not imagine white light coming into my head or any supernatural body parts growing out.

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
SmarterTravel

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
XPRIZE

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...