Getting on the right path before the ball drops takes nothing more than a pen, paper and 30 minutes of quiet time.
The woulda, coulda, shoulda of life can so quickly steal our "now time." We are either being caught in the past or projecting too much into the future.
As you look to your own list of resolutions this year, consider taking that first step to using technology to take control of your health and gaining a better quality of life.
In setting New Year's resolutions this year, maybe we should stack the deck in our favor by getting the right "mindset" for achieving our goals. It all starts with sleep -- pair any resolution you have with more sleep for the best results.
Are you tired of making the same New Year's resolution to lose weight or get in better shape, year after year?
Even though the word "holiday" is supposed to evoke images of carefree fun and frolic, we all know the truth: The holiday season is one of the most stressful times of the year.
During this time following the Newtown tragedy, people may find that they have a hard time "shutting their brains off." The more they fight to quiet their minds, the more they struggle to sleep. The goal in this situation is to prevent the acute problem from developing into a chronic problem.
Emotional eating is commonly identified as a behavior pattern where food is used for other purposes than just stilling hunger -- such as to deal with stressful situations or as a means for reward.
On that one day, I saw nothing but love and concern and prayers and even more love from thousands, probably millions, of people. One person caused a lot of darkness, and millions of people responded with overwhelming light.
It's that time of the year when many Americans finally give themselves permission to do something that they deny themselves of the rest of the year: sing. And not just singing, but singing with others in choral groups, choirs and caroling.
What brings you joy? Taking a few moments to reflect on this question is time well spent. The feelings in the body, mind and heart that you experience when you are joyful is one of the best parts of being human.
Over Thanksgiving, I was invited to dinner at the home of a friend. At least two of my fellow guests were vegetarians, so could I "bring some vegetarian sides?" I turned to the Internet for help and purchased a copy of Veggies for Carnivores by Lora Krulak.
Why not pick up a few new, healthy habits before the start of 2013? By following these simple tips, you will be able to leave the extra holiday pounds (and the guilt that comes with them) in 2012.
Instead of seven swans a-swimming or eight maids a-milking, wouldn't you just be happy to have seven to eight hours of sleep a night while visiting family or friends this holiday season?
It was "showdown day" last Tuesday at a packed-to-capacity meeting of the Encinitas, California school board, during which the board faced angry threats of litigation in a heated dispute. The embattled program is yoga. Yoga?
Today, decide on a risk that you have been contemplating taking. Make a list of the pros and cons so you can weigh the outcome and see if the threat is worth it.