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Can Fat Baboons Help Us Understand the 'Obesity Paradox'?

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Does our present high-sugar diet do to us what the "garbage dump diet" did to the baboons? Weight gain, pre-diabetes and alarming cholesterol elevations are all results of our diet too. Like the baboons, we humans will certainly respond to dietary insults in a variety of ways.

Conscious Uncoupling and the Paradox of Conscious Commitment

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 06.02.2014 | Divorce
Thea and Duane Harvey

Relationships do end, and it is important to stop viewing this as failure. The success or failure of a relationship should not be determined by it's length, but by our ability to allow another human being into our heart and grow from the experience.

How Numb Can We Get?

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

You cannot have a healthy body without a healthy mind. When we try to numb out -- even if it is not with something particularly noxious -- our minds are not as healthy as they could be, and our bodies will follow suit.

Stop Stressing Out Over Things That Don't Matter!

Mary Pritchard | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

The majority of our fears are fears we make up. They're bogus. Fake. Nonsense.

The Science of Compassion

James R. Doty, M.D. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
James R. Doty, M.D.

Science and technology have the potential to profoundly impact the human landscape, taking us either to the deepest, darkest valleys of human suffering or to the highest peaks of human potential. What will stop us from choosing the former is the cultivation of compassion.