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10 Gadgets Every Middle-Aged Person Should Have

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

There are many contraptions that we could wear that would be useful for improving out lives. There are the ubiquitous fitness bands, but what else would be helpful?

Four Back-to-School Habits That Are Bad for Your Child's Body

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Going back to school should be a positive time for your child, not bad for his/her body. Keeping these four common problems in check is your family's best bet for a happy, healthy school year.

Mindfulness: Do You Have the Courage to Surrender?

Steven Crandell | Posted 08.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Steven Crandell

As a kid, I dreaded having to say, "uncle." Red-faced and sweating, I would struggle with all my strength to avoid getting pinned on the playgroun...

When Dogs Talks, 5 Easy Ways to Listen

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 08.05.2015 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Back home, read your dog's postures to discover what makes him happy versus what causes stress. Once you listen with your eyes, understanding your dog baby becomes a whole lot easier.

How Important Is Perfect Form in Fitness, Really? | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By Brian Sabin Just about every gym in the world is lying to you. The lies are told subtly. They aren't even spoken aloud. But they are often written...

The Startling Truth About Why You Should Sit Up Straight

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Text neck got you down? We don't blame you -- having good posture is really important. As this new TED-Ed video says, yo...

Why the Floor Is Your Friend

Stacy Barrows | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

The floor, after all, is for foot traffic. It's hard... needs a good cleaning, and is much farther away from our derrières than the comfy sofa. The floor has a bad rep. But as a movement therapist, I have learned that the floor is my friend. Here are three reasons why:

Understanding the Real Source of Back Pain | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Back pain, and everything it represents, is nothing more than the body telling the host that he or she cannot load the spine the way the spine was designed to load in the position of the "S" curve.

"Sit Up Straight!" The Mental Health Benefits of Good Posture

Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Science
Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin

Remember when your mother told you to "sit up straight?" Apart from what your mother may have considered proper decorum, good posture appears to have many surprising mental health benefits.

Are You Hunching Over Your Desk Right Now?

Allure | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Are you standing or sitting up straight right now? You should strive to be, since having good posture is an indication of how healthy you are mentally and physically. I asked Lindsay Newitter, who teaches the Alexander Technique, a method of holding and moving the body without tension, to give us some advice on how to achieve better posture.

This $22 Standing Desk Is The Ultimate Ikea Hack

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business

Interested in trying a standing desk but put off by the price? Check this out. Colin Nederkoorn, founder and CEO of, has designed a si...

Don't Just Sit Less -- Sit Better

Katherine Krug | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Katherine Krug

Sitting is unavoidable. You can't pace up and down the aisle of an airplane during your flight, or in a theatre during the movie. In most culture's it's impolite to jog in place while eating a burrito. The solution is not simply sitting less; it's sitting better.

4 Ways Technology Is Making You Age Faster -- And What To Do About It

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.08.2015 | Fifty

You can't deny technology has made many things easier. But, like with so many good things, too much can be a bad thing. And with people using their sm...

Do You Make These Seven Mistakes in Yoga?

Annalicia Lynn | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Annalicia Lynn

Just because you did something one day, doesn't mean it's right for you body the next day. Just because you could do it, doesn't mean you should. Give yourself permission to experiment with what works best for you, day-to-day.

The Ultimate Guide for a Healthy Back in 2015

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Good posture, exercise, and a healthy lifestyle -- believe it or not, all of these things are important factors in avoiding back pain. It can be difficult to make the changes you need to get healthy, but don't worry, I've got your back!

Simple, Sustainable Tips for a New You This New Year From Fitness Guru Denise Austin

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Unfortunately, many of the most well-intentioned New Year's resolutions fizzle by February. They're done in by a lack of commitment or a lack of know-how. That is where Denise can help.

7 Posture Tips To Help You Feel Younger

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM “Stand up straight! Stop slouching!” Your parents admonished you, you admonished your children, and they are prob...

Jacqueline Howard

The Simple Trick That Can Boost Your Confidence Immediately | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.15.2015 | Science

Smile, don't slouch, and don't cross your arms. Your parents probably taught you to use certain body language to appear friendly and polite. But new research shows that your body language does much more than just change the way other people see you -- it can even change how you see yourself. Psychologists describe this phenomenon as "embodied cognition." Just watch the latest video in our Talk Nerdy series above to learn more.

How To Get Better Posture in 20 Seconds –- All You Need Is A Towel

OWN | Posted 10.09.2014 | OWN

Many of us spend eight hours (or more) of our work day seated at a desk, hovering over a keyboard. Unless you have the diligence of a prima ballerina,...

6 Reasons Good Posture Can Make Your Whole Day Better

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Want to have more confidence, increased motivation, lower stress and the ability to basically rule the world? Sit up straight. Yep, just like your ...

Power: The New Valium

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

High-power posture can change our physiology, psychology and behavior. It can make us more competitive while decreasing our stress levels. Thus far no troubling side effects have been reported. The price is right. Sounds good to me.

10 Awesome 'Handsomeness Hacks' for Looking Your Best Right Now | Posted 08.13.2014 | Style

Fortunately for you, even if you weren't as lucky in the genetic lottery as Brad Pitt, there are a number of tactics you can avail yourself of in the service of making the most of what you were given.

Changing the Art Movement

Shai Baitel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Shai Baitel

Around the world, artists come together and decide to work, create, and at times even live under the same roof. There are many reasons for this phenom...

Wake-Up Fall in Your 60s

Celeste Carlucci | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty
Celeste Carlucci

Your 60s are a great time to start making each walk a mindful meditation. Pay attention to every step.

Can a Book Change the World?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Books
Maureen Anderson

I want to inspire other people, to show them they aren't alone -- and to offer solutions they maybe haven't considered.