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5 Signs You're Not Relaxing Enough

Katie Seaver | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Sometimes forcing yourself to reduce the list of have-tos, and allowing yourself to putter, can allow you to focus on what you really have to get done.

Feeling Overwhelmed? Here's What to Do About It

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Developing the techniques and skills to avoid feeling overwhelmed and relieving it if it happens are key to solving the problem. Here are a few of the habits I've learned and teach that are a good start to getting a handle on it.

Calculate the Holiday Season's Extra Calories

Margaret Marshall | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

You are bound to eat more on holidays and party days than you would eat normally; this is your holiday eating. Pay attention, calories add up quickly. Knowledge is power, and armed with this knowledge, you can make smarter choices.

All About That Bass: 3 Great Reasons to Embrace Your Fat

Leanne Ellington | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Leanne Ellington

Here's what I say about it: You don't have to like your body fat, but if you do in fact have it (and we all do), wouldn't it make more sense to accept it for what it is and then go change it, rather than hating on it while it's there? After all it's just fat, right?

Impossible Goals and My Quest to Lose 175 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 01.01.2015 | Business
Don McNay

Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.

Staying Lean This Halloween

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

It's that time of year when tricks and treats seem to find their way into your pantry, much to the dismay of your weight loss and health goals.

Nature vs. Nurture: Is Your Body a Slave to Your DNA?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

As technology becomes more accessible, it's become easier for individuals to attain in-depth DNA reports in addition to their family history. Knowledge is power, and understanding both your genetic make-up and lifestyle is the key.

Fitting Into Your Skinny Jeans: Does it Really Matter?

Jenn Hand | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Remember that health goes much deeper than whether or not you are a size 2 and 110 pounds. Looking within allows you to find lasting wellness and health. And isn't that what we all really want?

Overcoming the Foe: The Plateau

Brandon Drenon | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandon Drenon

Maintaining optimal health and fitness is a life-long journey. Adding variety to your workouts will provide mental stimulation and keep the workouts fun. More importantly, in regards to fitness plateaus, the varying physical stimulation will produce tangible results as the body is forced to adapt.

6 Easy Tricks To Help You Stop Overeating

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Do you ever have the sneaking suspicion that the place where you spend the most time—your home—is conspiring to m...

10 Strange Tricks to Lose Belly Fat

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

Do not ruin the experience of life by worrying all the time about eating unhealthy or not exercising. Healthy living is not a 5K race but a marathon -- being healthy is about long-term habits.

Stay-Slim Celebrity Secrets

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.30.2014 | Celebrity
KnowMore TV

Every once in awhile, I like to ask a big group of stars: How the heck do you stay so skinny. Here are their answers.

Lose the Last 10 Pounds: Tips to Help You Reach Your Goal Weight

The Active Times | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Whether you're determined to finally reach the goal weight you set out to achieve several months back, or a lapse in your regular healthy habits led you to gain a few extra pounds, getting rid of that bit of extra body fat can be quite challenging.

Write It Down

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Sometimes it is extremely hard to break the old habits and create new ones. That's never more true than when you're trying to take the first steps tow...

These 7 Healthy Habits Helped This Man Lose 170 Pounds In One Year

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

By making this a life change you won't just do what's necessary. You'll incorporate healthy habits into everything you do, which will give you that continued success. You won't make those same bad decisions because that won't be what you want for your new life.

7 Ways To Avoid Stress-Related Weight Gain

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 08.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Stressful home situations or working at a job that makes you crazy can lead to weight gain over time, a...

4 Ways to Stay on Your Diet Without Giving Up Your Social Life

Angelo Poli | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

Social dieters rely on real life strategies so they can keep up appearances -- you can beat the system and stick to your diet, you just need to know the tricks.

Diet Derailed? How to Get Back on Track After Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

Go ahead and enjoy that extra cocktail while on vacation. It is very important to not agonize over unhealthy choices made on summer holidays. Compassion, positive thinking and an "I can" attitude is what will ultimately act as the motivation to tip the scales back in the right direction.

Your Weight Loss Frenemies and 5 Strategies to Stop Them

Mark and Debbie Abbott | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark and Debbie Abbott

Unfortunately, no one has an unending supply of willpower. If you are struggling, then you will have to avoid the temptations you find irresistible. If you're serious about losing weight and keeping it off, you might need to cut ties with certain situations or overindulging frenemies, at least for a little while, maybe forever.

8 Ways To Lose Weight Without Really Trying

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Howard | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Jan Dunlap, 58, wasn’t expecting to lose weight when she adopted an energetic Labrador mix named Gracie several yea...

Yoga, Mindfulness and Weight Management

Kripalu | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Mindfulness is key in healing a troubled relationship with food -- whether that involves weight loss or not.

4 Summer Foods That Can Help Trim Your Waist

Dr. Raphael Kellman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Raphael Kellman

I've learned that there are certain foods that produce and nourish "friendly" bacteria and others that help eliminate the unfriendly bacteria that might be making it difficult for you to lose weight.

How to Escape Weight Gain During Summer Vacation

Jeff Hyman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

It's easy to unravel good habits on vacation, but staying on track is a lot easier than trying to get back on track post-vacation. This summer, when you plan your disappearing act, make sure to plan ahead and avoid common food traps.

My 'Secrets' of Weight Loss

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

August 2011 I was probably at my all-time high weight. I don't know exactly how much I weighed, since I stopped weighing when I reached 389 pounds. I am positive I weighed more than 400 pounds, but didn't want to know exactly how much over 400 pounds.

Do You Know Why You Eat? The Key to Losing Weight

David Bedrick | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
David Bedrick

Few people are aware of the meaning or purpose of their eating patterns and tendencies; most simply parrot back what they have been taught about the reasons they have addictions or compulsions.