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The Global Search for Education: Well Being

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.07.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I struggled with body image and the feeling of self-control. My erratic eating and tendency to isolate myself were harmful behaviors that did not bri...

6 Things to Look for When Hiring a Health or Fitness Coach

Jessi Andricks | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jessi Andricks

While all of these coaches come from different background, different levels of training, and focus on different things, they all have one thing in common: they are there to coach you to the next level in your life/health/career/fitness. What exactly does a "coach" do?

The Game-Changing Benefits of Becoming My Own Health Coach

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Melody Pourmoradi

This beautiful balance of nourishing my mind, body and soul has given me the confidence to help those around me to restore their health, but perhaps even more significantly, has been instrumental in helping me access the most joyful and healthful version of myself.

The Health Coach Demystified

Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN

While there are many graduates of this program doing truly incredible work and mindfully using their added value education, there are far too many who are misrepresenting their expertise.

4 Ways Arianna Huffington Changed My Sleep Game

Lindsey Smith | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Smith

So I dedicated a solid month to seeing and understanding how my body had changed and what sleep really does. Here are four things that I've learned...

Where Do You Get Your Dietary Advice?

Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN

Everyone has a different starting point. But for truly sustainable health and wellness, please seek guidance from some of my favorite food and nutrition authorities.

Astoria Characters: The Cooking Coach

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.04.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's flu season, and Joann Pandolfi comes carrying a care package for me. Her Little Red Riding Hood basket contains homemade chicken soup, meatloaf and green beans garnished with ginger.

Confused About What to Eat? 8 Strategies for Healthy Eating and Weight Loss

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

Below are eight strategies for healthy eating and weight loss that can be modified based on your belief system, your personal preferences and your individual body.

Astoria Characters: The Evolving Earth Mother

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.05.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Welcome to Fairyland," says Maria L. Delgado. Maria does believe in fairies. Maria believes in a lot of other things, too: holistic medicine, organic foods, spirituality and mysteries.

Taking Healthy Living Personally: Interview With Sarah Wilson

Laura Cococcia | Posted 09.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Cococcia

Wellness used to be just one compartment. Now we seek wellness in our work and our friendships, as well as physically and psychically.

Astoria Characters: The Wondrous Wellness Woman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Psychic, intuitive, it doesn't matter which word you choose; neither one really describes Golda Poretsky, who is a real estate lawyer, health counselor, tarot card reader and writer/blogger.