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When Your Heart Says, 'Hell No!' -- How to Step Out of a Bad Situation

Kristi Ling | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Let go of what's not working. Be brave enough to move on. Make bold choices. It's okay if they're last minute, split second, or otherwise -- as long as you're following your inner-voice. Be audacious enough to ask the driver to stop the bus so you can jump off and see what adventures are waiting for you.

Make Time for Your Own Wellbeing: Ways to Rethink Exercise So You'll Actually Do It

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again.

5 Ways to Help Boost Your Happiness Right Now

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Keep these tips with you as a simple reminder that it's the simple things in life that can bring you joy.

Imagine A World Where Kids Eat Their Veggies

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Can you imagine a world where children desire vegetables over fried foods and desserts?

Why Failure Is Your New Best Friend

Mike Liguori | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Liguori

You have the control and choice to decide what to do with your life. You can choose to leave or stay at a job. You can go to school if you want. You can choose to view the world anyway you see fit.

5 Promises to Improve Your Life and Health

Ellie Savoy | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Dear One and Only Body: I am so sorry I have been ignoring you and your needs for longer than I care to remember. No more diets, gimmicks, deprivation and the like. I will make taking care of you a lifestyle that we both love and enjoy.

Yes, Hula-Hooping Can Be A Form Of Meditation

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

There are many ways to tap into the benefits of meditation, from classic yoga and breathing exercises to creative spinoffs including music and art. An...

It's Too Much! How to Handle Health Information Overload

Jovanka Ciares | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jovanka Ciares

You want to continue to learn and improve, but how do you manage this crazy amount of information coming your day from every direction? I'm not here to stress you out with too many options.

8 Ways Fitness Changed My Life

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Patton-Carson

The confidence I get from exercise is not just vanity. Sure, I like how I look and enjoy making progress, but my the confidence I get runs deeper than that. The better I get at running, the heavier weights I can lift and the further I can push my body reminds me of how to better tackle other challenges outside of my workouts.

Big Data and Dark Data for Health

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

There's a growing trend in health care for providers and payors to look beyond traditional medical claims at the data that captures what we're doing i...

Did I Manifest My Cancer?

Paige Davis | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Paige Davis

I'm not gonna lie. I've dabbled in my fair share of "woo woo" -- however we wish to define it. From mind-body medicine to mantra-based meditation. A...

Thriving With the Gift of 'No'

Mari Lyles | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Mari Lyles

Silly grins, imaginary conversations, daydreams and night sweats rule the day drawing you further and further down your own vapid rabbit hole... where it really is easy to become lost if you're not very, very careful.

How to Find Wisdom From Everyday People

Madeline Wahl | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

It is inaccurate to assume that wisdom comes only from those who have achieved so much or those who have graying hair and wrinkled skin. Everyone from any age has the potential to be wise.

3 Warning Signs That You're Using Your Chronic Illness As an Excuse to Fail

Lottie V. Ryan | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Lottie V. Ryan

Your chronic illness doesn't mean you can't be successful. Just keep believing, keep doing and always pick yourself up after every fall. You've got this, and you're not alone.

Power in Chaos

Sister Jenna | Posted 07.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

We are all living and existing on the same field of actions. The stage we use is called the world. But there are subtle influences which we can't se...

Revolutionary Way To Be Healthy #3: Rage Against The Machine

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

The more Couric dug into the topic -- for herself, her family, and her audience -- the more she realized that the most essential and scientific truths about the drivers of obesity and disease simply were not reaching the American population.

Here's One Big Sign It's Time To Reevaluate Your Relationship With Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Do you keep your mobile phone with you all the time? With so many ways to stay connected, procrastinate and distract yourself, it’s important to tak...

Views From Down Under: Alone, Yet Not Lonely!

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Werle-Schupp

When I was a young girl growing up in rural Australia, I felt alone but never lonely! We always had plenty of space where I lived even when we moved f...

5 Reasons Your Great-Grandmother Was Healthier Than You

Krista Butler | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Butler

We have a lot to learn from our wise great-grandmothers. Start thinking about how you can mimic parts her lifestyle (but perhaps don't bring back the big poofy dresses- let's leave that in the past) and you (and your children and grandchildren) will be all the healthier for it.

30 Things Only Dog Owners Understand

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

I feel like I'm constantly reminded of how dogs bring alive the Third Metric values of well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving. They bring us joy. They keep us in the present moment. They make us laugh. They touch our hearts in the most unique way.

Mind Your Busyness In 10 Steps

Melanie Young | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I don't mind being busy. But I mind when being busy becomes non productive or even wasted time. More important, keeping busy should not keep you from enjoying your life and taking care of yourself.

Let's Drink to Kidney Health (Literally)!

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Citrus juices that are naturally high in citrate, such as lemonade and limeade, have been shown to offer benefits for kidney stone prevention. Beware of juices with high sugar content though, because the sugar can actually increase kidney stone risk.

The Alphabet of Happiness: O

Randy Taran | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

One thing for sure: an attitude of optimism energizes any effort and propels you forward.

5 Quick and Easy Tricks to Avoid Overeating

David Zinczenko | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Overindulging isn't just influenced by food choices. There's ample research to suggest healthy eating is a highly sensory experience, and everything from the color of our plates to the sounds in the room may trigger a mindless binge.

Time Out Before Summer Slips Away

Leigh Roche | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Roche

Getting into the zone of quieting the mental chatter is the essence of mindfulness practice. Being ambitious and driven is necessary and beneficial for working toward life goals, but it's also crucial to shut off the overdrive and relax, in the interest of finding balance in life.