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Take the Perspective of Your Clothes: Part One in a Series to Bring About Lasting Change

Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D.

I was a rather large boy when I was young. Not large in the height sense of the word, but more so in the girth sense. In fact, my mother used to buy m...

No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?! Jodi Unplugged -- Part 1

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

When my smartphone went dark, my PC succumbed to malware and my old TV conked out (must things always happen in threes?), I was forced to undergo a different kind of cleanse -- a digital cleanse -- which proved as jarring as I imagined a juice cleanse to be.

The Best Water Workouts For Labor Day Weekend

Nora Tobin | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to experience everything summer has to offer. From family BBQs to naps on the beach, there's nothing quite like long balmy weekends. It's so beneficial for our mind and bodies to enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible. Incorporate water and exercise into the mix and you'll be feeling on top of the world.

3 Ways to Unlock Opportunity in What Scares You

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Caitlin Roberson

The truth is: We're all afraid. We've all had moments like mine on the floor. And it's those moments where terror can become the sandbox for astronomical transformation.

Our Emotions Are the Voice of Our Soul

Jenny Florence | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

Without an emotional language our relationship with ourselves will be fraught with difficulty. And yet most of us have never learned to listen to ourselves and rarely even think about our emotional health as an absolute priority..... until something goes wrong.

This App Could Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living

There are numerous apps out there to help adults track their food consumption and lose weight, but what about an app that helps children develop healt...

Escape From Silicon Valley

Alison Parks | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Alison Parks

I've entered a virtual incubator of my own making, while I ponder and work and remember what it means to listen to my heart, my soul. And I wait to realize that I'm on the other side, transformed into the new thing.

Lokai: Balancing Life (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 08.26.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

'You have to stay hopefully in the low times, and humble in the high times?' Those are the words on which Steven Izen, 23, founded Lokai in 2013. I sat down with Steven to learn about his personal journey, Lokai's beginnings, and the bracelet he hopes will inspire others.

Rise And Dine: Four Energy Breakfasts From Four Healthy Ingredients

Molly Tavoletti | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste
Molly Tavoletti

Why not start with the most important, and arguably the most delicious, meal of the day?

Why You Need to Lean Back Instead of In

Tamara Star | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Intuitive coaches and best-selling authors Wendy DeRosa and Tamara Star offer practical advice on counteracting this stressful world. Are you fee...

Laura Marano Shares Her Secret To Actually Liking Vegetables

Laura Marano | Posted 08.25.2014 | Teen
Laura Marano

To the teens reading this who typically categorize vegetables as "gross," "uneatable" and "Ew, a healthy food?" I get it. Let's be honest here: veggies have a pretty terrible rep.

The No. 1 Reason Good Habits Don't Last

Max Ogles | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Max Ogles

The number one reason people give up on good habits, generally, is that they just aren't enjoyable. It's a simple truth: You are less likely to continue doing something that you do not enjoy. Here's some proof...

Transitioning to Fall: Three Ways to Cope (Better) With Change

KnowMore TV | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Whether the next few weeks into September mean prepping your kids for the new school year, starting a new job or gearing up for a big work or household project, there are many changes that occur that can be nerve-wracking.

How Depression Inspired This Woman's Career Choice

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living

We all discover our passions in various ways. For Dr. Deborah Serani, experiencing and living through depression inspired her to choose a career as a ...

The One And Only Way To Get Healthy

Ali Cherry | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

As consumers, we need to trade the habit of clicking for short cuts for the habit of practicing behaviors that will truly serve our health. As a health and wellness industry, we need to trade our habit of telling people why they should do something or overwhelming them with a dozen ways to do it, and instead, invite them, inspire them, and propel them to try one way, to practice.

5 Scientific Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Necessary For Your Health

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

If you don't already have a beach vacation planned, marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols's new book will make you seriously reconsider. Blue Mind: The ...

The Deep Water Testd

David Kirsch | Posted 08.22.2014 | Parents
David Kirsch

Parenting is a series of "deep water tests." How we love, guide, teach and nurture our children through life's tests will help our children be all that they can be.

What Will You Choose to Wear Today: Faith or Fear?

Olayiwola A. Alara | Posted 08.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Olayiwola A. Alara

But just like every problem hypothetically is supposed to have a solution, fear also has an antidote, which is known as faith.

How I Got Healthy, Part Two: My Dad's Last Words on How to Live My Life

Julie Sacks | Posted 08.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Sacks

My father said to me "live your life," and I believe he was telling me to be myself. It took a lot of strength to make radical choices and changes, but I feel more aligned with my authentic self than ever, more energetic and happy to face each day.

5 Secrets To Lasting Lifestyle Change

Lorie Eber | Posted 08.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

Being healthy in this setting is a Sisyphean hurdle, one that requires 24/7 diligence. Sometimes you'll feel like you're in a rip current. While this is a formidable challenge, it is doable, and it trumps feeling lousy, living on meds, and eventually dealing with chronic illness.

Review Essay on "Levels of Life" by Julian Barnes

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 08.21.2014 | Books
Robert D. Stolorow

The friend who gave me the book knew that I had been investigating and writing about the phenomenology of traumatic loss since the death of my late wife in February of 1991 shattered my world.

Why My Dad Committed Suicide

Allison Ellis | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Allison Ellis

Instead of "why," I need to instead continually ask "how." How, as I approach middle age, can I avoid succumbing to a similar fate? How can I best handle the stresses of modern life? How can I treat my own periods of loneliness and depression? This is what I believe my father was trying to tell me.

Diet Soda: Builds Desire, Decreases Satisfaction

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The question of what these sweeteners do to our body -- and by what mechanism -- is far from settled, but this study adds to the realization that looking just at calorie counts, without thinking a little more about the actual ingredients, might not be enough to lead to long-term weight control and health.

This Is Going To Make You Very Mad At Your Doctor

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.31.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Some doctors seem to have embraced the airlines' model for doing business -- you know, the one where they now charge fees for things they used to just do for free.

6 Tips That Prove Meditation Is Way Easier Than You Think

SELF | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Unlike some types of meditation, you don't have to say a mantra or try to picture your "third eye" during mindfulness practice. Instead, you're focusing on the here and now -- thoughts, sensations and emotions.