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Holistic Health

Is Your Body in Bankruptcy?

Ellie Savoy | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Next time you decide to skip a meal or grab something quick, ask yourself, "Is this a deposit or a withdrawal?" You don't want to run out of money, and I know you don't want to run out of having a healthy and happy life.

The Mixed Blessings of Being a Thought Leader

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

From a marketing perspective, being ahead of the curve is a mixed blessing.

What To Do When You're Afraid People Are Judging Your Weight

Jenn Hand | Posted 12.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Here are the three things I want you to remember when you're afraid of people judging your weight:

5 Home Remedies to Help Relieve Holiday Stress

Danette May | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Danette May

With the holidays upon us, your stress level may be at an all-time high! It's normal to find yourself feeling overwhelmed with so many things on y...

You Don't Need Mental Illness to Need Mental Health

Ali Cherry | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

Like vegetables and exercise, mental health need not be one size fits all. There are many flavors of mental health practices -- ranging from seeing a therapist to meditation -- to suit all interests and abilities.

Network Marketing Is the Dream Career I Overlooked

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
Erin Joy Henry

Remember you don't need to have a thousand friends to be successful. Sure, having a large network helps but even if you don't, the people you know will.

Epigenetics: Embracing the Role It Plays in Your Life

Greg Archer | Posted 12.19.2015 | Books
Greg Archer

Seventy-five years ago, Joseph Stalin's henchmen (the NKVD) came pounding on my Polish family's door in Eastern Poland. It wasn't until 2012, after a series of serendipitous events, that I decided it was time for me to do some knocking on a few doors myself -- the doors of history.

How I Choose Happiness

Kat Gal | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Gal

For the longest, I didn't see the light. I only saw the dark, the shadows. I was lost in the forest. I struggled with chronic headaches, depression, ...

The One Thing Missing From Your Diet (Hint: It's Not What You Think!)

Jenn Hand | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Give in to what your body really wants. It knows exactly what you need. It desires soul-filled pleasure, mouthwatering morsels, and more lip-smackin' grunts of delightful pleasure during meals.

3 Things You Need to Ask Yourself Before Doing a Cleanse

Jenn Hand | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

It's important to check in with your body and ask yourself these three questions before you jump into a cleanse! Getting honest with yourself will put you on the best path for cleanse success.

Making a Case for Food Sensitivity Testing

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

While the phrases food allergy and food sensitivity have been used interchangeably in the past, they're actually quite different.

Tiearona Low Dog Elevates the Meaning of "Integrative Medicine"

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.20.2015 | Impact
Michael Finkelstein, MD

I recently had the honor of interviewing Tiearona Low Dog, MD, a thought leader in health care, whose credentials include Director of the Fellowship a...

Raising the Bar on Corporate Wellness

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Michael Finkelstein, MD

A growing number of companies - from hi-tech corporations like Yahoo and Intel, to healthcare corporations like Kaiser Permanente and Genentech - are taking a more holistic and sophisticated view of health.

How to Stop Your Body From Attacking Itself

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The immune system is your body's first line of defense against illness. It sends out cells to destroy invaders like bacteria and viruses. But for some people, this system turns on them, attacking healthy tissues and organs.

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Greg Archer | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Greg Archer

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.

When Things Don't Just Suck, They Bite: How Staying Strong Is Not Always the Strongest Choice

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 07.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Jacobs

It's that feeling that the world is vicious. Like in a scary movie, trees and cityscapes come to life with grimaces and cackling laughter. Life sudden...

3 Ways to Make Healthier Food Choices

Jenn Hand | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Learning how to listen and find this "feel good" place IS a practice. If you haven't listened to your body in 10 years, you can't expect to just tune in and know how to do it in 10 minutes.

Having a Meltdown? Here's What to Do

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

I have learned over the past year and a half that chasing a dream means getting WAY outside the boundaries of your comfort zone. Some days, you're goi...

How I Healed Myself With Small Changes

Kimberly Petrosino | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Petrosino

I truly healed myself with small changes, and you can too! Take some time to really assess your lifestyle and your goals. Get crystal clear on what you really want. Then create small, actionable steps to get yourself there!

Doctors Have a Moral Responsibility to Discuss Alternatives to Conventional Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

A growing number of scientific studies underscore the need for more training in and, by extension, dialogue about alternatives to conventional medicin...

How Integrative Medicine Empowers Patients To Take Charge Of Their Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Integrative medicine, an approach to treating patients that aims to address the "whole person," is a burgeoning field in health care -- and for good r...

Driven to Heal: One Man's Road From Diagnosis to a Vibrant Life

Elan Barnehama | Posted 06.03.2015 | Books
Elan Barnehama

In 1997 Jon Chandonnet was set to receive his Master's Degree from MIT and begin a job with a promising tech startup. He was disciplined, focused, ex...

Why I Stopped Eating Clean

Erin Williams | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Williams

Clean eating is certainly a very loaded term. If what I'm eating is clean, then other food must be dirty. If what I'm eating is good food, and not bad food, I can feel better about myself. Clean eating comes with a side serving of superiority. It means that should you stray and eat a food not considered clean, you will end up with the horrible after-taste of guilt and shame.

How Becoming an Active Patient Likely Saved My Husband's Life

Suzanne Foglio | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Foglio

When my husband was diagnosed with Stage IV Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma back in 1999, we were devastated. Like the millions of other people around the worl...

7 Ways to Your Dream Body Right Now

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Joy Henry

We are all susceptible to negative self-talk, but the quicker we can learn to shift those thoughts back to the positive track the more we will stay on course to truly show up shining for every moment in our lives.