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The Art of Cooking and Shopping For One

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 06.17.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

How to cook for one without throwing most of your food away at the end of the week.

24 Ways To Add One Year (Or More) To Your Life

Posted 06.17.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul While we're waiting for some brilliant chemist to discover the elixir for eternal life, these simple, doable strategies can help yo...

How to Stay Sane in an Insane Weight World

Katherine Brooking | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

I'm not suggesting that we should tune out all celebrity/model-related media. I think that what's important is that we learn to become critical consumers of the media and put the images that we see into what I like to call a "perspective filter."

Stop Playing by the Rules and Calling It Disruption

Dustin Farivar | Posted 08.13.2013 | Small Business
Dustin Farivar

I spend a lot of time with people who want to change the world and with people who actually do. The difference between them isn't intelligence, money, connections, or even force of will -- it's perspective.

5 Worst Kids' Meals

MiniTime | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

A recent study indicates even the better kids' meals still have a long way to go. Here are the five worst offenders.

Reboot Your Life in 21 Days

Robert V. Taylor | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert V. Taylor

Rebooting your life is a gift to yourself. It reconnects you with your spirit, the wisdom and joy that lives in you and the truths that ground your choices. It is a personal anti-virus program for you to be free of what distracts, disorients and keeps you from your best and highest good.

Rowing Taught Me to Take Risks as a Writer

Henriette Lazaridis | Posted 08.10.2013 | Books
Henriette Lazaridis

I grew more and more comfortable with discomfort, saw that I could and would be all right after going all out. As I saw what I could gain from taking these risks on the water, I took risks with my writing as well.

The Benefits of Volunteering

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Rita Altman, R.N.

Volunteering not only provides us with the opportunity to get involved in a cause that we are passionate about, but also provides the chance to look beyond our own circumstances and appreciate what others are experiencing.

Breathing Right Down to Our Bones

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

My colleagues Dr. Alexes Hazen, Tamar Amitay, MSPT, and I recently found ourselves emerged in a discussion about bones. Our bones are fascinating o...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

While more scientific evidence is necessary to solidly confirm efficacy of many complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies for RA, there are CAM modalities with preliminary data suggesting its benefits as adjunctive therapies in RA management.

Confessions of a Fraudulent Cancer Patient

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Lara M. Gardner

Too many people don't get checked because they don't want what they fear and unwittingly create a self-fulfilling prophecy. Go anyway. Get checked. If you have something and it is caught early, your experience with cancer could be less traumatic than a bad case of the flu.

'It's (Just) the Way That I Love You': Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse in Same-Sex Relationships (Part 2)

Wyatt O'Brian Evans | Posted 08.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Wyatt O'Brian Evans

Can an abuser really control his or her behavior? Without a doubt! Actually, they do it all the time. But before going further, let's recap what IPV/A is all about.

Study Explores The Scientific Support For The Blood-Type Diet

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Why are so many of us struggling with our weight and suffering illness? According to naturopath Dr. Peter D'Adamo, knowing your blood type, and eating and exercising according to it, is the key to avoiding health and weight problems.

7 Things to Consider Before Juicing

Tom Falco | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Falco

As you can see by my recent blog post, juicing is not for me. I thought I would try it but in the end I prefer to go to my neighborhood juice bar. Here are the seven main things to consider before you start doing your own juicing.

Why We Cry

Martha Pasternack | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

In my own experience, both professionally and personally, crying is one of the body's ways to bring itself back to balance. It is not necessarily a sign of weakness or even sadness. Infants cry to communicate with their universe. New mothers cry... a lot. And so do the rest of us.

Staying Healthy in the Big Apple

Party Earth | Posted 07.29.2013 | New York
Party Earth

New York City is famously known as the city that never sleeps. It is the most populated city in the United States, home to over eight million resident...

Time for a Personal Mid-Year Review: This Is How! (What We Can Learn From Business)

Merel Bakker | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Merel Bakker

If we wish to keep growing and developing in the right direction ourselves, and if we wish to achieve the goals we had set ourselves in our New Year's resolutions, writing a personal mid-year review is a great tool to do so!

Quitting Sugar For A Sweeter Life

Laura Cococcia | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Cococcia

It's not that difficult to think of sugar as a habit, or even a minor pleasurable addiction. Anyone who has ever craved a chocolate cake -- or, in the case of me as I write this, a blueberry smoothie -- knows that the craving of sugar can be highly irritating.

Which Pressed Juice Is Right For You?

Party Earth | Posted 07.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

By Lauren Aardema, Party Earth writer. A cleansed body and mind, a detoxification from Los Angeles' fumes, and a flatter stomach, these are only a fe...

Frankenfoods: Do Americans Have a Right to Know What They're Eating?

Tana Amen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Tana Amen

Proponents of recent legislation to label GMOs are facing a bruising food fight, given that the biotech and food industries have spent massive amounts of money to combat earlier GMO-labeling proposals.

Grab A Pen! How To Start Achieving Your Goals

Jennifer Langione | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

I've always been a believer in setting goals. In the past, though, I've been able to achieve my goals just by writing them down and didn't have to remind myself of them on a regular basis. However, as my goals grew more complex, they pushed me to make bigger leaps out of my comfort zone.

PHOTOS: 4 Ways To Be Healthy In LA

Party Earth | Posted 07.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

Whether you live in or are visiting a city where Hollywood is at its center, it's hard not to get swept up into the many health and fitness fads.

Top 5 Reasons to Steer Clear of GMOs

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Many new organizations, including the Non-GMO Project, are on a mission to preserve non-GMO products, and increase the awareness through food labeling. Want to be part of the non-GMO bandwagon? Here are my top five reasons to let go of GMOs.

Talk in Action

Larry King | Posted 07.26.2013 | Impact
Larry King

A memorable interview reveals not only what someone does, but why. It's at the junction of motivation and manifestation where personal history really gets interesting.

Will You Be Truly Happy If You Win the Lottery?

Don McNay | Posted 07.26.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Winning the lottery has not always been the ticket to paradise. But if people use the money wisely, for a purpose, and with financial security being their number one priority, it might allow them to get closer to that elusive dream of happiness.