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Pulling an All-Nighter Is Worse Than Six Months of Unhealthy Eating

Details | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Sure, you can't out train a bad diet, and you can't get fit without adequate and proper exercise, but even if you're on point with both of those, if you don't get enough sleep, your overall health is suffering.

This Is the Secret to Keeping Your New Year's Resolution

GQ | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living

By John Jannuzzi for GQ. (Getty Images) The Secret to Keeping Your New Year's Resolution? Start Today... and Don't Tell Anyone. We've arrived at t...

Shine a Light on Others for Your Own Sake

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.07.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I hope and pray to be a little holier by shining a light on the goodness of others and away from myself. More so, I hope those passionate over-givers "hear" how much we appreciate the love and kindness they spread to everyone!

On Death and Dying: Know Your Status

David Duong | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
David Duong

Beatrice was Full Code, a status that was either given as a default or decided on when she was admitted into the hospital; a decision that was made either by Beatrice and/or her family members without a complete knowledge of what code status really means.

Holiday Eating Strategies

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

When I know there's a special occasion or season coming up that may involve overeating, I prepare my mind and body.

Holiday Fitness Flight Plan

Penny Love | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Here is a list of things that used to scare me: Airplane turbulence. Terrorist threats. Not being able to locate my kids when they don't text me back...

5-Minute Healthy Lemon Mousse

Virginie | Posted 12.07.2015 | Taste

I love to host and entertain, especially during the holiday season. I always enjoy preparing desserts the most but sometimes things get hectic and I j...

4 Things to Add to Your Diet to Lose Weight and Feel Better

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

Here are four things that may not come to mind right away, but will make a big impact on helping you lose weight for the long term and feeling better while doing it.

Maintaining Wellness, Starting From Your Gut

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Diverse and constantly evolving, the gut is responsible for much more than just digestion. In recent years, growing evidence has shown that the gut plays a central role in your overall wellbeing, including supporting a healthy immune system and even affecting your risk for disease and obesity.

The Right Way To Wash Activewear

Well+GOOD | Posted 12.07.2015 | Style

By Lisa Elaine Held for Well+Good Gwen Whiting and Lindsey Boyd know a little something about laundry. And your sweaty workout clothes. The pair foun...

The Transformative Power of Social Connection

Terry DeMeo | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Terry DeMeo

The day before Thanksgiving, I stood in a long line at LaGuardia Airport waiting for a taxi. I'd flown to New York to spend the holiday with my famil...

Try This One Thing Before Assuming You Have A Sleep Disorder

Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D. | Posted 12.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark S. Aloia, Ph.D.

You might say that this advice is not exactly rocket science, but, given the cognitive effects of sleep deprivation, it might at least be brain science.

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.06.2015 | Healthy Living

From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it...

How To Take Charge Of Your Health Right Now

Mirabai Holland | Posted 12.05.2015 | Fifty
Mirabai Holland

Eat healthy, exercise, get regular checkups, reduce stress. It's a simple formula. So why is it so hard to do? You know, I don't think it's hard to do, but I do think not doing it is a lot easier.

When Mass Shootings Become Typical, What Do You Believe?

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

"This was not a typical mass shooting day," he said. The words struck my heart as the newscaster described the variation in what had become a ritual i...

5 Fears You Need To Overcome to Transform Your Body (And Life)

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Remember: You have what it takes, are worthy, and don't need to know everything or do everything perfectly. You've got this.

The 12 Days of Fitness

Tony DeSantis | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

I was thinking of holiday songs the other day and couldn't help but try to figure out the lyrics to "The 12 Days of Christmas." I was completely unsu...

That Beer Belly May Actually Be Killing You

GQ | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living

A man with a normal BMI [Body Mass Index] and central obesity had greater total mortality risk than one with similar BMI but no central obesity, and this man had twice the mortality risk of participants who were overweight or obese according to BMI only.

The Real Reason You Can't Resist Chocolate

Thrillist | Posted 12.03.2015 | Taste

Chocolate has been irresistible for ages: the Aztecs used it as currency, the Spaniards kept it a secret from neighboring countries for about a century, and the average American eats 9.5lbs of it in one year. It's safe to say we're all obsessed with chocolate... and we may even be addicted to it.

Why Equating Mental Illness With Violence Harms Us All

Rep. Paul Tonko | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Rep. Paul Tonko

We are better than this. We need to make advancements on mental health issues in this country, but in so doing, we cannot advance a harmful and false understanding of these disorders.

The Insanity of Lyme Disease, Part 2: The Doppelganger in the Abstract

David Michael Conner | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
David Michael Conner

Mixed-media collage/painting made during a prolonged anxiety attack. In this recently published case study, authors Amir Garakani and Andrew G. Mitt...

What Exactly Is Emotional Meditation, Part 2: My Own Journey

Jenny Florence | Posted 12.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jenny Florence

We all know that we should eat a healthy diet and take care of our physical well-being, and yet we frequently don't really commit to this until we bec...

The Insanity of Lyme Disease, Part 1: The Bug That Hijacked My Mind and Body

David Michael Conner | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
David Michael Conner

Such a diagnosis and resulting treatment for Lyme disease can be just as important to improving neuro-psychiatric symptoms of Lyme as can cognitive-behavioral therapy and psych medications.

Suffering: Necessary and Unnecessary (Inherent and Extraneous)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Suffering is inherent in our existence. But we're best served when we distinguish whether we have a modicum of control over it. Whenever possible, we should shield ourselves from distress stemming from a situation that we can't change or that serves no useful purpose.

Nutrition: Keep It Simple Stupid

Lorie Eber | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

There's no need to overthink eating. It's really not that complicated. Just follow the KISS acronym and you'll be on the straight and narrow of a healthy diet.