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Anti-Cancer Quick and Easy Lunch (RECIPES)

Meg Wolff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

People looking for a way to add a healthy, plant-based option to their lunch routine might consider tempeh, which has been eaten in Indonesia (and other parts of the world) for thousands of years.

Dieting on the job ... and at home

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I'm not like many people--I never worked outside the home. I went to college. Got my degree. Then worked for my mom as a graphic designer in her home-...

When do I tell a new friend about my emotional baggage?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene: I have difficulty making new friends because of all of the heavy stuff I have to reveal to them. I've tried two basic approach...

Her friendship suffers a sudden death

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have a friend that I felt was my best friend. She was in my wedding and we were pretty much attached at the hip. She called m...

6 Going on 16

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lamond Simone

I'd heard of the phenomenon, six-years-old going on 16, but assumed my parenting skills were such that I'd be exempt. She couldn't be more excited about school and I couldn't be more afraid.

Friends, Monsters, Lovers: Bringing Mary Shelley Out of the Shadows

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Out of the Shadows (NAL Trade, 2010) is my friend and colleague Joanne Rendell's third novel. Each of her books is beautifully written; their stories ...

The Perils And Possibilities Of Pollyanna

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

While one cannot reject the benefits of looking on the bright side, there are obvious concerns that arise with this approach when the "Happiness Channel" is the only one permitted.

Just for today...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Several Wednesday nights ago at my weight loss meeting a new member joined our group. I'll call her Amy. This was her first time following any diet (y...

How to Stop Sabotaging Your Relationships

New Harbinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

what if you can't stop feeling insecure no matter how deeply your partner tries to reassure you? Over time, he or she will be angry at you for invalidating the caring that was supposed to make you better.

The Kale Challenge: You'll Be Hooked In A Week

Meg Wolff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Many people who once scoffed at the idea of eating kale go on to become enthusiastic kale eaters after trying it! Eat. More. Kale! I invite you to try my Kale Challenge.

6 Tips On How To Love A Curmudgeon

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

A curmudgeon has a certain sense of honor around their integrity. They may be grouchy, but a curmudgeon will be there when the going gets tough. They love a good challenge!

I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

You CAN lose weight - and KEEP it off. Do you believe that? If you do, I've got a bridge in Brooklyn ... No, seriously. Here's the story of that famou...

Is This Common Kitchen Appliance Harming Your Health?

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Your microwave oven will NOT help you prepare healthy food--and will threaten your health by ripping the molecules in your food apart, rendering some nutrients inert and others carcinogenic.

Confessions Of A Closet Curmudgeon

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

"Astute perception and sly wit" -- who wouldn't sign up for that? And how about a lack of a "serviceable denial mechanism?" Sounds good to me! Doesn't everyone aspire to these qualities?

The Art of Doing Nothing

Alanna Zabel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alanna Zabel

In the popular memoir book, Eat Pray Love, the author begins her journey in Rome, Italy. There she quickly learns the secret of the Italian culture - ...

Relating to a Friend in Crisis

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My friend and I are very close and she's recently been under a lot of stress. A family member is dying and she is caring for th...

Anti-Cancer Breakfast (RECIPES)

Meg Wolff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Looking for a place to start with cancer-fighting foods? You've come to the right place! My No. one easiest suggestion is to start your day off right with a healthy breakfast.

How Smarter Healthcare Works

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Livestreaming data, online consultations, and 3D avatars may not sound like mainstream health care, but if IBM has anything to do with it, these are a...

8 Tips for Mindfully Processing Grief

New Harbinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

By Sameet Kumar, Ph.D., author of Grieving Mindfully and The Mindful Path Through Worry and Rumination Grief happens to all of us at some time in o...

Let's Take The Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It's rare that I gush over books but I fell in love with Gail Caldwell's newest book: Let's Take The Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (Random Hou...

7 Tips for being an unequivocally B-O-R-I-N-G friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Here are seven simple tips to nip a new friendship in the bud or to sabotage an existing one: 1) Do it her way Abrogate all responsibility for the f...

NBC, Enough With the Diet Shows

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adia Colar

I get it -- weight loss shows make for good television. High ratings and high advertising revenue are important. But they're not the only things that are important.

How to Motivate Yourself: 21 Quotes to Help You Refocus and Renew

Carolyn Rubenstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Rubenstein

Quotes are a wonderful source of inspiration. Many people collect quotes (myself included) or display them in their physical space as personal reminde...

Compulsive Shopping - The Closeted Addiction

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

You've heard the term before. "Shopaholic." The reference is usually to someone always on the hunt for a new item, a bargain, or the quest to have th...

A Fresh Start

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Why does a new notebook feel so good? (Or maybe you can relate better to a brand new food journal.) It's more than just a clean writing space ... it's...