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How to Schedule Self-Care and Stop Feeling Overwhelmed at the Same Time

Helen Butler | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen Butler

No matter how overwhelmed, how exhausted, how frustrated you are, there is always a way to care for yourself.

Your Home Is Your DIY Medical Home

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Enabling consumers to access virtual visits, some pioneering employers who cover health insurance on the job are now looking to telehealth to provide more convenient care at a lower cost -- for both company and consumer.

You Always Have a Choice

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 01.27.2015 | Parents
Cathy Cassani Adams

We don't have to wait to make choices that make us feel good. We don't have to throw up our hands and decide we are failures because we didn't follow through on our intention. Sometimes the best laid plans need tweaking -- we need to make room for our humanity.

How Crying About The Holocaust Helped Me Parent Better

Tosha Schore, M.A. | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Tosha Schore, M.A.

If we think about the fact that every single parent wants the world to be a better place for their children, then for a moment, perhaps we can put our differences aside and our heads together. We need not wait for crises to join hands. There's lots to be done, and every small step counts.

Transform Self-Sabotage and Vulnerability Into Triumphant Growth

Erin Cox | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

The positive shift in energy in 2015 has been palpable. Last year, starting on Jan. 1, I knew I was in for a year of major growth and mandatory shifti...

Surviving the Distraction Epidemic

Ellen G. Goldman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen G. Goldman

Make a decision that your health and well-being are your single most important asset, and begin living your life to protect it. Take a personal stand that this is not the way you want to live, and this is not the behavior you want to role model for your children. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.

Post-Holiday B.S. Blues, Mindfulness and Keeping the Heart Open

Julie Genovese | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

It's usually sometime between Christmas and New Year's Eve that my heart starts to close. As I unknowingly disconnect from home base, my B.S. upstai...

5 Tips to Take Back Your Life Already

Gina DeLapa | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina DeLapa

You have more opportunities personally and professionally than you were ever meant to fulfill. The world with all its conflicting agendas doesn't unde...

I've Given Up On My New Year's Resolutions -- And You Should, Too

Kim Simon | Posted 01.14.2015 | Parents
Kim Simon

What if we refused to allow January to shame us into feelings of inadequacy? What if we took a cue from toddlers everywhere and turned up our noses at what January was serving us?

25 Simple Ways to Take Better Care of Yourself -- Instead of Emotional Eating

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

It's one thing to know that you "should" eat less and you "should" take better care of yourself. It's another thing to figure out how to squeeze self-care into a hectic life and to make changes with overeating or emotional eating.

Recovering From the Holidays

Mala Rambharose | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mala Rambharose

After New Year's people often have their own way of recovering from their holiday hangovers but for many of us there can also be a need for an emotion...

6 Easy Ways to Nourish Your Life Today

Becky Johnson | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Becky Johnson

It may surprise how a few little tweaks to your surroundings, your way of thinking, and your daily schedule can quickly add up to a more nourishing way of living. To get you started, here are six easy ways to nourish yourself today.

Self-Care as Revolutionary Action

Krystal Reddick | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Krystal Reddick

By telling my story, I hope I am positively contributing to others: by helping to dismantle the stigma, by adding another face to mental health, by sharing what I've learned from firsthand experience, and by normalizing discussions of mental health.

Drop the New Year's Resolutions and Create Real Lasting Change

Denise Simone | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Denise Simone

Each year we kick off the new year with the best of intentions. We set our goals and make our lists. Sometimes we see results, and sometimes we don'...

The New Year's Resolution

Mala Rambharose | Posted 01.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mala Rambharose

Every year I hear more and more people saying they no longer make New Year's resolutions because they never follow them. I also hear more people sayi...

Resolving to Be Kind: 10 Resolutions for 2015

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Kindness Blog

I decided to focus on intentionally being kind to myself and to others to make it a daily practice and a way of living and being, not just a lofty concept. So I present to you these 10 resolutions for 2015:

Meditation and Our Relationship With Time

Mala Rambharose | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Mala Rambharose

Slowing down and taking time for ourselves helps us feel more powerful and loved. Stillness is a rare experience but it is how we stay balanced and centered. If our internal energy is bouncing all over the place, mimicking the outside world we don't feel good.

Book Review: The Roll Model, a Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body

Eden G. Fromberg, DO | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden G. Fromberg, DO

At a glance, The Roll Model, a Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body, by Jill Miller, is a beautiful, wel...

Your Truest Friend Resides Inside Your Own Heart

Nancy Colier | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

As we age, it seems that fighting with friends becomes less necessary or even possible. There are fewer matters worth fighting about and even fewer wo...

How I Brought Positive Balance to 2014, One of the Worst Years of My Life

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

Do I dare say it was one of the worst years of my life? Actually, 2014 was one of the richer years of my life. Despite the pain, hardship and sorrow that I went through this year, I also found joy, freedom, completion and fulfillment.

Healing Vigilante: 7 Profound New Year's Resolutions from An Imprisoned Addict

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

We all have different things that motivate a New Year's resolution. These women were motivated by abuse, addiction, grief, heartbreak, failure, fear and pain -- and their personal process influenced my own resolutions. They taught me that the new year isn't about starting over, or a new beginning... it's about revisiting, revamping, and/or reinforcing some of the goals and intentions we have already set over time.

This Mom Is Taking a 'Mom Exemption' From Making New Year's Resolutions

Kathy Radigan | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

Allow me to explain the Mommy Exemption. It's my rule that says any person who's required to change herself on an hourly basis to keep up with growing children in a constantly changing world is already making enough resolutions.

How to Create More Effective New Year's Resolutions

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

And you know the funny thing about this list of my 2004 New Year's resolutions? I remember that when I looked at them by the end of the year I realized that I had achieved every single one! My method of writing simple New Year's resolutions totally worked for me -- and this has now lead me to writing my New Year's resolutions this year the same way as I did back then.

7 Simple Strategies to Help You De-Stress From Christmas Overwhelm

Peggy Nolan | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

Did you catch yourself swearing at the driver who just snagged the parking spot you've been waiting patiently for? Are your barking at the kids? Yo...

How to Thrive in 2015: Are You Selfish Enough?

Lucie Lincoln | Posted 12.17.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Lucie Lincoln

Whatever they are, try and carve out time for this self-care, and when the selfishness question rears its head, gently remind it you are looking after number one, so you're number one at looking after the world.