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Are You Obsessed With Losing Weight? Stop It From Ruining Your Life

Karen Diaz, RD | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Karen Diaz, RD

Weight loss is not a cure for happiness, boredom, lack of confidence, or a spark for ambition. The obsession to get there can actually make you unhappier, stressed, isolated, and let's be honest, super moody.

Overwhelmed and Over 50

Nancy Solomon | Posted 01.22.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

Before I learned to say, "Mama, Dada" I was coached to say, "Plan of Action." Okay, a little harsh. My mother was the most organized human being I ...

7 Tips For Helping Women Maintain A Healthy Weight

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

Once I actually learned how to eat well and exercise regularly so the weight would stay off, it was really easy to do so after my third son was born. As of today I've maintained a size four for nearly five years (I was formerly a 10/12) . So from one woman to another, I thought I'd share my best tips for how I maintain my weight.

My Advice For The 'Thin Police' That Are All Around Me

Inga | Posted 01.05.2016 | Fifty
Inga

Every year, shedding at least 30 pounds has been my number one New Year's resolution. And every year on December 31, I say, 'Well, next year!' Anyone who has lived in Southern California for any length of time knows that the Thin Police are on regular and vigilant patrol.

The Time Has Come

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 12.31.2015 | Comedy
Lisa Smith Molinari

"Is it time?" I thought to myself as I sipped my coffee and stared at our lifeless Christmas tree. I could flip the switch to electrify the tiny lights, top off the stagnant water, and blur my eyes to the curling branches for one more week.

First Goal for the New Year: Resolve Not to Resolve

Caryn Chow | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Caryn Chow

If you find yourself doing the same old thing, you are undoubtedly getting the same old result. Here are five tweaks that will make all the difference:

How to Eat What You Want AND Not Gain Weight Over the Holidays: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Michele Lian | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Holidays, whether mid-year or year-end, are usually associated with one thing: food. Plenty of it. And if you're a chronic over-eater (like I was)...

More Than Resolutions: 5 Ways to Create Real Change in Your Life

Constance Scharff, Phd | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Constance Scharff, Phd

Transforming your life isn't easy, but it can be done if you are willing to put in any effort required to reach your goal.

Holiday Eating Strategies

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

When I know there's a special occasion or season coming up that may involve overeating, I prepare my mind and body.

The Daddy Diaries Chapter 31: Losing the Dadbod

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 12.02.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

What's that? You don't know what a Dadbod is? Don't feel bad. I'd never heard of the Dadbod either, until I woke up the other day and realized I couldn't see my toes.

I'll Start Working Out Tomorrow

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

It would be pretty great to wear form-fitting, stylish clothes without your cheese-filled gut popping over your screaming belt, wouldn't it? But you know what else is pretty great? Cheese!

The #1 Mistake All Dieters Make and How to Fix It

Michele Lian | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

Here's why: Most people who are trying to lose weight are using this one thing that will make them fail again, and again, and again....until they lose hope and give up altogether.

The 5 Stages of Change: Which Stage Are You In?

Dave Smith | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com "I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become." -- Carl Jung As a personal trainer, I regularly...

Getting-Ready-to-Get-Ready Syndrome

Samantha Bennett | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

If you assume that you need to do something before you can do the thing you really want to do, please check that assumption -- especially if the source of your information is your own mind.

The 6 Things People Who Have a Healthy Relationship With Food Don't Do

Michele Lian | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

For many of us, these extremes of eating has made thriving and surviving more difficult to do. So how should we be eating in a way that's classified as "normal" or balanced? Well, for starters, here are five qualities that normal eaters DON'T have.

Who's Limiting You? Three Questions to Ask

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

I was listening to a speaker recently explain why people don't obtain results. And do you know what she said? It's about our beliefs. Think about o...

If You're Waiting Until You Lose Weight Before You Buy Clothes, Read This!

Jenn Hand | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Let me tell you why waiting until you lose weight before you buy clothes is the worst idea ever.

Why a 'Teatox' Isn't All That

Toffler Niemuth | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Toffler Niemuth

Though it seems to be growing in popularity, the "teatox" isn't all it's cracked up to be, with consequences for both physical and mental health. The ...

Why It's Easy to Lose Yourself When You Start Losing Weight

Unwritten | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women
Unwritten

My whole life has been a series of sugar free cookies (why?!), salads without croutons (tragic), and choosing to get to resistance 9 on an elliptical instead of getting drinks with friends.

Gaining Weight Is Socially Contagious -- So Is Losing It

Penny Love | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

If your best friend gains weight, your odds of piling on the pounds triples, even if her kitchen is hundreds of miles away. Researchers have discove...

More Ab Exercises Do Not Mean Better Ab Definition!

Brandon Drenon | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

I repeat, more ab exercises do not mean better ab definition. I would estimate that at least 90 percent of the most frequent gym-goers desire to h...

Stop Calling Me Skinny

Stephen Mariani | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephen Mariani

"Stop calling me skinny." You don't hear that too often, right? Yeah, I thought so. I said this to my girlfriend the other day -- and she was quite s...

What Losing 110 Pounds REALLY Looks Like

Refinery29 | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Refinery29

I'd imagined that losing weight would be like that scene in The Little Mermaid where Ariel holds her new legs above her head, staring at them in disbelief. This was not the case.

Sweet Success From Across the Pond

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Back in November, I received a call fro...

How Losing Weight Can Be Bad For A Relationship

Julie Dargan | Posted 07.02.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Sarah was heavily overweight most of her life. At the age of 55 and with a pre-diabetes diagnosis, Sarah came to me for guidance on how to improve her health and perhaps shed a few pounds. Fast forward six months and Sarah has lost about 44 pounds BUT may be losing her husband in the process.