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Want To Be Young and Healthy Forever?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Woman taking apple of youth (Image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that em...

Making the Most of Short Vacations

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

When we took shorter vacations, we actually ended up more refreshed. This doesn't seem logical. However our approach toward productivity or lack there of--not the number of days away--are what made the difference.

7 Ways to Rest When You Have a Busy Life

Lynn Daue | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
Lynn Daue

The busier you are, the more you need to build in time for rest and rejuvenation. Without committing to time for yourself, you will find a way to fill your time with busy work and stray tasks. Do this for too long, and you will burnout. It's inevitable.

'Travel Far Enough, You Meet Yourself'

Kim Kalicky | Posted 10.28.2016 | Home
Kim Kalicky

Traveling breaks our patterns. We leave our comfort zones and see something completely new. If we are truly open to the experience, we'll likely feel emotions we don't typically feel in our day-to-day lives.

6 R's of a Principal's Summer School

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 08.12.2016 | Home
Naphtali Hoff

While school administrators are typically not "off" from school to the same extent as teachers, the relaxed days of June, July and August present school leaders with a special opportunity that is unique to this time of year. I like to think of them as a principal's own set of summertime "R's."

5 Ways to Prevent a Zombie Apocalypse at Your Company

Eliot M. Wagonheim | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
Eliot M. Wagonheim

Find and nurture the spark. If you're a true leader, you know those times when the spark seems to have sputtered. You know what it's like to find yourself in the dark.

My Love Letter to the Ocean

Rachel Verlik | Posted 11.17.2014 | Home
Rachel Verlik

Beach week in September is when I unplug from work demands. The work email and phone are turned off, and I let myself stop for a week. No logistics, no juggling of multiple priorities, no racing out the door. I put my umbrella in the sand, grab a pile of books and sit by the ocean.

Bright Lights and Fireflies: Why I Need the City and the Country

Rachel Verlik | Posted 09.06.2014 | Home
Rachel Verlik

In the city, I can constantly learn. I can flex my brain, explore new streets, meet someone from a different country, and reinvent myself or my career. But when the city life gets to me -- the traffic, the commute, the congestion and the pace -- I need to drive down country roads on a summer night, with the windows open and the music at full volume.

A Mother's Day Reflection

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.01.2014 | Home
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, your relationship with your mom is probably the most significant in your life because, well, she was the first person you met! I say significant instead of important, life-changing, or loving because every mother/child relationship is different.

Ancient Chinese Jade Stone Treatments Can Provide Natural Facelift Benefits

Holly Cara Price | Posted 06.24.2014 | Home
Holly Cara Price

If you have ever had insomnia and found yourself channel surfing late at night, you'll likely have seen those half hour ads with products that claim t...

Springtime Pairings to Enhance Your Day

Rupa Mehta | Posted 06.17.2014 | Home
Rupa Mehta

A wet day pairs with creativity, a cold day comes with drive and productivity, and a warm day encourages reflection and growth, but any day can be paired with a bit of sun -- an opportunity to say thank you and feel joy.

Spring Into Spring! 4 Ways to Jumpstart The Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 05.27.2014 | Home
Rupa Mehta

If Mother Nature takes some time to transition from the blustery winter to the sunny spring, why don't we give ourselves a similar mental/physical shift? If you're like me, feeling a little stuck from the cold, grey season, you might need a real push to actually make your spring... spring!

Dare to Be 100: Everything, Everything Wears Out

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.10.2013 | Home
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

The July 24, 2013 issue of Newsweek online featured a major story: "You can live forever. Is immortality plausible, or is it just quack science? Two experts face off."

6 Shortcuts To Inner Peace

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 06.03.2013 | Home
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

The morning is a critical time for setting the tone of your day. You can start out of the gate frenzied, frantic, and flummoxed or confident, cheerful, and calm. Which way sounds more appealing to you?

The New Paradigm Prescription for Women: Go to Sleep

Karen Brody | Posted 05.01.2013 | Home
Karen Brody

It never occurred to me to get more sleep. Sleep was for wimps. Sure, I was tired, I'd joke, but there was no way I was going to take a nap. I didn't have time for a nap. What woman has time for a nap?

7 Ways To Find Inner Peace (At Last!)

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 03.07.2013 | Home
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Each new year, people wish each other happiness, prosperity and peace, but only a few seem to know how to be peaceful -- like only a few know how to make money. Here are some steps that might help one to find the most needed inner peace.

An Appetite for Living

Irene Tanner | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home
Irene Tanner

This week I traveled by Second Avenue bus from East 79th St. to 60th St., on my way to Bed Bath and Beyond, a favorite store for variety, value and se...

The Importance of Just Sitting (and 5 Ways to Do It Well)

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Sitting is not complicated, but it is necessary to my survival. And I'm not talking about all the sitting I end up doing in those meetings. I'm talking about sitting alone, quietly, doing nothing, staring into space. Here are my sitting tips.

6 Ways to Do Nothing in a Wired World (PHOTOS)

Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D.

Let's be honest. When you head out to the beach or up country on that longed for road trip, do you really "turn off" the world? Do you leave your laptop behind? I doubt it.

The Rejuvenating Power Of Rest

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

So why does rest get so little respect? Why do people resist getting enough sleep? Is it because a Calvinist culture thinks rest is laziness? Or is it that we don't really know what rest does?

Unplug And Recharge: Get Out Of Your Head!

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Sara Avant Stover

Because the to-do's of our lives emphasize thinking over feeling, it's up to you to shift the scales back to balance. A truly healthy individual lives just as much from her mind as she does her heart.