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Five Healthy Habits for Women in Business

Krista Butler | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Krista Butler

Admittedly, it can be totally overwhelming to fit everything into a 24-hour time frame. But an important aspect of making sure that all those things get done, is giving yourself permission to take care of your businesses' number one asset -- YOU!

Chocolate: A Treat for Valentine's Day, or the Cure for Aging Brains?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Getting the amount of flavonols that were useful in the study group from chocolate would involve eating so much chocolate that whatever protection you'd gain from these beneficial molecules, you'd lose from the harms associated with sugar and calorie overload.

The Blessings of Friends

Mila Atmos | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

True friends are a blessing. They are the people with whom we have successfully created intimacy and dared vulnerability, in relationships based on truth and candor. This is much harder than it appears. As it is, being honest with my own self is a challenge. I don't know about you, but I often don't like what I see.

Are You Trapped In A Mundane Lifestyle? Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Replenish Your Zest For Life!

Amy D. Cohen | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy D. Cohen

How can we still feel thrilled about what's to come while still upholding all of our responsibilities? Here are five ways to get back that zest for life you felt when you were younger, and to start liv-ing life to it's fullest!

The Secret Life of an Image Consultant With a Nut Allergy

Carol Brailey | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Brailey

Illustration by Randal Gordy Lee I'm an image consultant who has a not-so-stylish severe nut allergy. I am allergic to all nuts including peanuts; t...

9 Ways Dating And Working Out Are Similar

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Sahaj Kohli

Both discovering what dating is again and experimenting with the gym and new workouts have a learning curve that requires trial and error. Here are nine ways they are extremely similar...


Alan Christianson | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Be thankful. Express your gratitude. Keep a gratitude journal. Gratitude has become to mental habits, what eating veggies is to dietary habits. You've heard a lot about it, you know how important it is, and either you already do it, or you feel bad that you don't.

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, when we are faced with an opportunity to change something about our lives or improve ourselves in some way, rather than to say, "Okay, I'll make time," we experience inner resistance. That inner resistance then surfaces by making a comment like "I don't have time."

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Amory Blaine | Posted 04.14.2015 | Training

Kevin Mangubat is my hero. this one is not spaced! this one has a space Aol On YouTube Vine His safe word is “Roker” #50Sh...

Can't Get A Standing Desk? These Are Almost As Good

SELF | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite our commitment to stand up once every 45 -- no, 20 -- minutes, we still end up getting so engrossed in our work (or whatever else happens to be on our screens) that our backside is practically numb before we remember to get off of it. To goose our good intentions, we tried three apps that promised to help us move more throughout the day. Here are our results.

Younger Consumers Are Trending Toward More Health-Conscious Eating

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 04.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Elwood D. Watson

. Younger Americans Embrace Healthier Eating Options Does being younger than 30 translate to a predilection for h...

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Remember when you and your spouse/partner first met? Many of us can remember even the smallest of details because, for one reason, they are bathed in...

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #8: Minimize Symptom Suppression

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

So, the guy says to his doctor, "Doc, it hurts when I do this." And the doctor says to the guy, "Then don't do that." OK, it's silly, old-fashione...

Gluten-Free? Awkward!

Celia Kaye | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

There are many social situations in which you might find it awkward to have dietary restrictions. But in my experience, feeling awkward has a lot to do with external pressures, or your perception of how you are viewed. And when it comes to being gluten-free, I'm only concerned with my health.

Keeping the Faith: What Happens When Life Is a Lot

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 04.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Jacobs

Unlike my grandmother, I've never been a religious person. Chalk it up to my love of science, or my Jewish father, whatever the case, the only reaction church elicits is hives and irrational anxiety. But my faith, it seems, does appear to be just as strong as hers.

Join Me in Spreading Heart Health Awareness!

Rose Caiola | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

In honor of the heart's amazing ability to function independent of us telling it what to do, here are some interesting facts about this important muscle.

Show Some Love by Having a Waste-Free Valentine's Day

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
Hannah Helsabeck

I hope you enjoy Valentine's Day this year by getting a little eco-creative with your gifts and activities! Living sustainably and toxin-free is the gift that keeps on giving.

The Value of Emotional Generosity

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

There is a lot of chatter about people being emotionally unavailable to fulfill certain roles, participate in a discussion or provide support. At time...

Aging Gracefully: 10 Anti-Aging Strategies

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Aging is a luxury. One you should embrace and enjoy. Beginning these anti-aging strategies at a young age will yield a greater benefit for you, but it is never too late to start.

9 Steps To A Healthful Cold Weather Season For Your Children

Dean C. Mitchell, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dean C. Mitchell, M.D.

As an immunologist, come winter, I see a lot of children with viral infections, most often caused by respiratory viruses that affect the nose and throat -- and a lot of parents unhappy with the missed school days! But, there are key steps that parents can take to both prevent viral infections in the first place and, should your child come down with one, to aid in a much quicker recovery.

Bread (Whole-Wheat, of Course) May Really Be the Staff of Life

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The JAMA study has told us how to live a longer, healthier life. Why not start now with a piece of whole wheat toast?

6 Reasons Why You'll Know It's Time to Move Overseas

Russell V. J. Ward | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Russell V. J. Ward

How many times have you said you're going to do something but change your mind at the last minute? It might be a spontaneous pledge, a throw-away comment or spur-of-the-moment remark but the result is usually the same.

Releasing the Shackles of Attachment

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 04.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michelle Zarrin

The more we think about something with attachment, the less chance there is of it coming into our lives. There is immense power in our thoughts, but even more power in the energy behind them. So, what does it mean to not be attached?

8 Keys to Healthy Self-Esteem, a Reflection of the Wellness of Our Soul

Jenny Florence | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

A picture of our self-worth, our self-regard and our self-respect and a reflection of our ability to live in a manner that is aligned with our deepest inner needs and of our ability to be emotionally responsive to the core of our well-being.

Dr. Richard Besser Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 02.02.2015 | MarloThomas

I was thrilled to be joined by Chief Medical Correspondent of ABC News Dr. Richard Besser for a Mondays with Marlo episode about all things health! Dr...