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Sex, Drugs and Raising Kids

Sam Sommers | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Sam Sommers

Does a taste of champagne at a family wedding consign your son to a life of AA meetings? Will the mere mention of sex at home ensure your daughter of a future reality show appearance as a teen mom?

What I've Learned About Drinking

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 08.21.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

Hearing so many women's stories has helped me put my own drinking in perspective and develop a healthier relationship with alcohol.

Paula Deen: From Extreme to Mindful Eating

New Harbinger | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

The response to Paula Deen's revelation that she has Type 2 diabetes highlights the false "either-or" dilemma that plagues our culture's approach to eating (and most other things): good or bad, right or wrong, all or nothing.

How To Battle Winter Weight Gain

www.thirdage.com | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty

What is it besides a warm coat many of us wrap ourselves in once the temperatures drop? Added weight! On average Americans gain between five to seven ...

Strategies For Healthy Holiday Feasting

Neil Zevnik | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

I have discovered that if you adhere to a few common-sense guidelines as you totter through the seasonal minefield of office parties, neighborhood potlucks and family get togethers, you can feast and frolic without incurring an excessive shroud of post-holiday guilt.

Why Those Extra 10 Pounds May Be Good For You

www.aarp.org | Posted 11.22.2011 | Fifty

The day after Thanksgiving, a collective groan goes up when millions of Americans step on the bathroom scale. Most of us who won't see 40 again are fa...

Eating Happy: Why You Don't Have to Shun Your Favorite Foods and Drinks

Ramona Braganza | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramona Braganza

Listening to our bodies' cravings is okay, as long as we take the time to get our bodies moving as well. That's how I've managed to find my happiness.

Weeding Out The Clutter In Your Life

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Miriam Mason Martineau

To grow in awareness of who we truly are and to make choices that align us with our essential authentic self allows us to nurture our true gifts and offerings like strong healthy carrots.

Balanced Life -- Quiz: Are you a Moderator or an Abstainer, When Trying to Give Something Up?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or Quiz Day. This Wednesday, back by popular demand: Quiz -- are you a moderator or abstainer? One of the great myst...

Draft Moderate Manifesto Part 1

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

In election after election, the same opportunity remains unrealized -- the possibility that either extreme could unite with the center to exclude the most extreme policies of the other.

Amanda Terkel

Gabrielle Giffords Wrote Calling For 'Centrism And Moderation' On Eve Of Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the eve of the shooting that left her critically injured, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) wrote an email to Kentucky Secretary of S...

Weekly Health Tip: At Holiday Time, Take a Moderate Approach

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com Which of the two stomachs shown above will yours resemble after Than...

The Darkeing of the American Mind?

Terry Newell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Newell

"The mind, once enlightened, cannot again become dark." - Thomas Paine to Abbe Raynal, 1782 Thomas Jefferson wanted only three things on his tombsto...

Only in America: Candy Maker to Sponsor Our Dietary Advice

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hemi Weingarten

The American Dietetic Association announced yesterday that it has inked a partnership with Hershey Company. The exact sum of the sponsorship was not disclosed.

The Privacy Wars I: Warcraft

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Noah Nelson There's no better way to r...

Proclamation of Psychological Independence

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

The West is in a constant war with reality: perpetually dissatisfied with what is, we are desperately trying to perfect it. This one and only reality...

Peace Through Moderation to Intro Counter-Extremism Strategies at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The near-tragedy in Times Square reminded us that hatred is both home-grown and foreign-born. With this is in mind, a distinguished panel will discuss...

Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

Michelle Paige Paterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Paige Paterson

While I regularly enjoy eating fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains and have eliminated some unhealthier items, such as soda, from the Executive Mansion, at birthday parties, we definitely eat the cake!

Ahimsa Eating Re-Considered

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Zero-sum" is when one's needs cancel out another's needs. I learned the meaning of this violent doctrine as a Russian kid playing "nozhichki." Nozhi...

Mindfully Choose What You Will Mindlessly Overeat

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

If you resent portion control and calorie counting, you can overeat and not bother with being mindful of fullness as long as what you overeat is low in caloric density.

Indonesia Makes Its Mark in a Monument

Sara Schonhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sara Schonhardt

Monas remains significant for many reasons, but increasingly because of the lessons it provides about Indonesia, a country caught between tradition and modernization.

Everything in Moderation

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig and Marc Kielburger

We understand toasting your country with a frosty beverage. But, one salute will probably be sufficient in getting the point across.

Time to Break a Bad Habit: Are You a "Moderator" or "Abstainer?"

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

If moderators try to abstain, they feel trapped and rebellious. If abstainers try to be moderate, they spend a lot of time justifying why they should go ahead and indulge.

Exercise And The Myth of Moderation

Time | Laura Blue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Obesity experts agree that daily exercise is essential for good health, but whether it can successfully lead to long-term weight loss is a question of...