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3 Tricks for Making Your Good Habits Stick

Amy Morin | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Just because you're struggling with self-discipline doesn't mean you have to raise the white flag and declare your self-improvement efforts a complete failure. Instead, work to increase the chances that you'll stick to your healthier habits -- even when you don't feel like it.

Use These Tiny Tweaks and Stop Stress Eating

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

Stress eating happens for most of us, given the right circumstances. Even people who don't usually struggle with overeating turn to food when they're overwhelmed, overworked, or overtired. It's complicated, because when you're stressed, you don't have a lot of extra bandwidth to problem solve -- and your willpower and discipline are probably in short supply, too.

Is Losing Weight Really Worth It?

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Losing weight can be difficult, especially when dieters are besieged by a sabotaging thought such as "It's just not worth it to stay on my diet." Here's what you need to remind yourself to keep on going.

3 Steps to Losing Weight Without Depriving Yourself or Living on a Treadmill

Anne Ricci | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Many times, faith and self-acceptance are the very first steps to successful weight loss. Focusing on abundance instead of deprivation, as well as having the courage to address the emotions behind our eating patterns, are the next steps to creating a healthy body that we love.

5 Beliefs That Can Lead to Weight Gain

Chris Freytag | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

You've worked hard. You lost the weight you wanted to lose and thank you very much, you don't want to find it again. Make sure you aren't telling yourself any of these five things that can lead to weight gain.

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Susanne Menge | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanne Menge

I needed to lead my own life rather than follow the advice of others. I had to start trusting my own insights. I had to become the author of my own story.

6 Sexy Moves for Weight Training (VIDEO-GIFS)

LaReine Chabut | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
LaReine Chabut

Using your own body weight provides resistance. The exercises below are done in a lunge position to help engage the lower body along with the upper body.

10 Novel Ways To Drop The Weight Fast

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Howard | Posted 01.30.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Eat fewer carbs. Reduce portion size. Exercise more. All are solid strategies for shedding unwanted pounds. But somet...

11 Solutions for Your Weight Loss Challenges

Chris Freytag | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

You are not fighting this weight loss battle alone. Lots of people share similar struggles, and I am here for you! Here are 11 solutions for the most common weight loss challenges.

Your Weight Is Just a Symptom

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

Getting to the root of your weight issue will begin your healing process to total body freedom forever. You deserve that.

Change Your Habits to Change Your Weight

Toffler Niemuth | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Toffler Niemuth

There is no better time to start than today. Start one positive practice today and repeat it daily to begin creating the habit that leads to successful, sustainable weight loss.

Is It the Super Bowl or the 'Super Bowl'?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If you watch the talk shows and commercials the week before the Super Bowl, you'll see they promote food for Super Bowl Sunday. So I wonder, is the ...

7 Surprisingly Effective Ways To Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living

It doesn't matter if you're a half-marathon runner or a couch potato looking for a lifestyle change -- most of us have told ourselves something simila...

How To Drop Pounds By Resetting Your Eating Clock

AARP Life Reimagined | Sarah Mahoney | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty

Could losing weight really be as simple as shifting the hours we eat? While it’s too early to say if it’s true for humans, new research from the S...

Recipe Fun: Smooth Chocolate Pudding

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 03.22.2015 | Taste
Kerry Tepedino

Place all ingredients in food processor or high-speed blender and mix until smooth and creamy. Can add more stevia according to your taste. Serve in beautiful bowls and enjoy!

6 Research-Based Ways to Stop Food Cravings before You Binge

Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie J. Kramer, MSW, LCSW

If you find yourself developing a pattern of giving in to your food cravings and repeatedly using emotional eating as a coping strategy -- and most especially if you do so without realizing you are doing it -- beware. You'll benefit from developing new, healthier ways to cope!

Simmer -- Almost at your Boiling Point: A Weight-Loss Primer

Gina Keatley | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Having ups and downs is part of the path to wellness and it's okay to get frustrated once in a while.

4 Reasons to Ditch Your New Year's Resolution Diet

Jessica Donovan | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

Start doing the things that make you happy now. Don't wait for that magical day when you fit into a certain dress size or are satisfied with the number on the scales to book your holiday to the beach or buy that little black dress. Live like you have already reached your goal, you will be happy and it will be much easier to achieve.

The TGIF! Diet -- Why It Works

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

No, we're not talking about the restaurant. We're talking about how I lost 140 pounds 30 years ago and kept it off with what has been called the TGI...

How I Let Go of Dieting and Lost Weight

Andrea Wachter | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Rather than asking yourself if a food is low-fat, low-carb or low-calorie, try asking yourself: Am I truly physically hungry? What sounds delicious to me right now? Is eating this food being loving to my body? What seems like a sane, moderate amount? Is this what I would serve someone else who does not diet or overeat?

Why Fat Is A Feminist Issue

The European | Susie Orbach | Posted 01.05.2015 | World

What do bodies and nationalism have in common and what is the link between beauty and consumption? Julia Korbik talked to British psychotherapist ...

January Is the Month for Personal Renewal

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Diet is a good word. Diet only means the way you eat. If you eat donuts all day, you have a diet of donuts. If you eat healthy, you have a healthy diet. Diet does not mean deprivation or starvation, it means choosing food items.

10 Powerfully Simple Ways to Kick Start Your Weight Loss

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Keep in mind: that big container = big consumption. Similarly, when shopping for food, buy small containers and avoid jumbo-sized as they only encourage bigger portions.

55 Tips To Lose The Weight For Good

Chris Freytag | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Freytag

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change.

What Experts REALLY Think Of Weight Loss Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living

The question: Do New Year’s resolutions actually help you lose weight? Answer: It depends. Results from a 2002 study conducted by psychology...