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You Are Not Alone

David Willey | Posted 12.18.2016 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Fifty-seven years after the first running club was officially founded, new running tribes are popping up all over, with different agendas but the same...

What Is the Ultimate Luxury?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 12.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

The offices of Park Avenue psychiatrists are filled with people who have "everything" but feel empty inside. Philosophers and religious teachers have known this forever and research confirms it. Study after study shows that materialism is bad for wellbeing. It actually undermines happiness.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 12.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sally Swanson

Like Don Quixote, my quest finds me in Spain, dreaming my (perhaps not so) impossible dream (as immortalized in the musical "Man of La Mancha"). Quite...

Finding Concentration Through Movement

Lauren McClerkin | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren McClerkin

When we take steps toward bettering our health, we must find the ability to concentrate on how our body moves, where we are going and what our goal is. This is mindfulness movement. The more we hone in on concentration, the more present we will be in our body, mind and soul.

Integrative Nutrition: 4 Factors More Important Than What You Eat

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Joshua Rosenthal

Before I founded the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the world's largest nutrition school, I worked in a small natural food store. All day I watc...

Will Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Be The Screeners Of The Future?

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Dogs can already sniff for bombs and drugs, but recent research is suggesting they also may be reliable in detecting cancer. Dina Zaphiris is founder...

Enriching Ways to Tackle the Wild World of Public Relations in 2016

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 12.17.2016 | Business
Stacy Slotnick

The goal of a publicist is to be an outstanding asset to a client while finding time to nurture the soul that fuels one-of-a-kind ideas essential to success in this mesmeric and scintillating field. That is no easy task.

How The Lack Of Diversity In Medical Research Holds Us Back

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Although people of color make up nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population, they still aren't adequately represented in health research, a study publis...

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #16: Learn the Skills

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

Admittedly, none of these were quick fixes. But they were utterly transformative and deeply satisfying, and every time I learned a new skill or had a big "aha" insight, it gave me new fuel to keep going.

All the Reasons Pets Are Good for You

Thrillist | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By: Jess Novak Credit: Shutterstock Owning a pet is one of the few experiences that can make you amenable to receiving a slobbery kiss from an anim...

8 Reasons Why You Need To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Jinna Yang | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

So for you, I bring you a few words of encouragement in hopes to convince you to step out of your comfort zone, and take a few risks in life - to get you closer to living the life of your dreams.

Many Parents Don't Notice When Their Kids Are Overweight

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Many parents don’t realize when their children are overweight and so they fail to help the youngsters shed excess pounds, an Aust...

"Twas the Night Before Fitness

Penny Love | Posted 12.16.2016 | Comedy
Penny Love

Twas the night before Fitness And all through the gym All the people were sweating Focused on thin. The weights were being lifted by men with chest h...

How Much Sleep Do We Need

Elizabeth B. Klerman MD, PhD | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth B. Klerman MD, PhD

Sleep research that we have conducted at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has shown that healthy individuals sleep for far shorter periods of time when they are living at home than when they are in a controlled setting where they must remain in bed for longer than they usually do at home.

Health Mistakes From Your 20s That You'll Pay for Later

Thrillist | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By: Nicholas Knock Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist One more tequila shot? Why not!? Two more pounds of bacon? It's delicious. Three more hours...

A Secret Stash Of Wisdom To Get You Through The Year

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 12.16.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

By last February, I had forgotten most of my New Year's resolutions. My good intentions had been sabotaged by reality, stress, habit and sheer laziness. However, one tiny little resolution -- one tiny little commitment to excellence -- survived the lethargy of winter.

I've Stuck to My Plant-Based Diet for Seven Years By Doing These Seven Things

Talia Pollock | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Talia Pollock

, I've eaten almost exclusively fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds without meat or dairy for over half a half-decade and I haven't become a "health nut hermit," a total social outcast, a pain-in-the-butt restaurant patron or desperately deprived. How? By doing these seven things:

How to Moderate Your Holiday Eating

GQ | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
GQ

"Even moderation should be in moderation," Wilser says, "I'm someone who definitely loves to binge at times and be an ascetic at times. Some people have their three squares a day, never more and never less--that's really boring. Some of life's great pleasures are indulging and throwing caution to the wind." Preach.

How to Control Your Fight-or-Flight Response and Make Courageous Decisions

Thai Nguyen | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

To create a pattern of courageous "fight" responses when you encounter a stressful or difficult situation, adjust your explanatory style from pessimistic to optimistic, at three key points: the cause, the timeframe, and the context.

How KGB Training Shaped Putin's Highly Unusual Walk

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living

A long-standing peculiarity in Russian president Vladimir Putin's walk — with his right arm held almost immobile, while his left arm swings freely ...

3 Reasons You Can't Break Free From Yo-Yo Dieting

Sheila Viers | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

Build a relationship with food that is all-inclusive, not restrictive. Fuel your body with whole foods, nutrients, and minerals but don't tell yourself certain food are bad, because that just sets you up for failure.

Light, Sound, and Warmth: Energizing Your Holiday Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Whatever element of the season energizes you the most, I hope your holidays are filled with enjoying all of the above: the light of a smile, the sounds of love, and the warmth of giving.

Forget About Happiness -- Let's Talk About Peace

Fabian Markl | Posted 12.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fabian Markl

"I have no money. I have no friends. I have no job. I have no house. I have no spouse. I have no business. I am unhappy." First ask yourself, "Why do...

The 11 Worst Decisions You Can Make at the Gym

Thrillist | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

You signed up for a gym membership, which may, in fact, be one of your poorer decisions. But now you're locked into a contract, so you might as well make the most of it. If you don't want to catch a staph infection or get trapped on a treadmill between a heavy breather and a loud cellphone talker, avoid making these decisions when you hit the gym.

Where Is the Fun in Healthy Eating?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

My definition of healthy eating is eating food that is enjoyable to you in the quantity that is good for you. While we understand that a food such as broccoli is healthy for you and the quantity that is good for you can be very large, it also means that cake may be enjoyable to you, but the quantity that is healthy for you is small.