Like an increasingly gnarly chia pet, SXSW has exploded in scope at an exponential pace. The massive set of film, music and interactive technology conferences have taken over the city of Austin each year since 1987, so it should come as no surprise that in 2015 yet another joined the fray: the Health & MedTech Expo.
Following even some of these simple, healthy Ayurvedic wellness suggestions for a healthy lifestyle can bring lightness and joy to the mind, strengthen the body and create good health, strength and stamina.
Being Italian (or traveling to Italy) and being Celiac might seem incompatible, but the opposite is true. Italy is one of the most accommodating places for people with Celiac disease, and has a lot to teach about how to handle it.
I am dedicated to making this happen and to getting my body back into top shape. With the start of Spring, I plan to go back to getting in my daily 10,000 steps. Looking forward to jogging again. And to not put off the things I want to do the most. Life matters.
One of the most influential relationships that you will ever have in your adult life is the relationship between your mind and your emotions.
Sports metaphors will be a mental tool I will use, too, as I fight to reclaim my health and well being. It's who I am. Waking up each morning and staring the clinical cancer talking points in the face, and the grim prospects that scenario presents, is not good for the mind. It immediately puts you on defense and beats you down. Not here not now. I am playing to win.
Instead of looking for love that is unhealthy, or in all the wrong places, or giving in to something that feels manufactured or fake, or simply going the other direction and cynically resisting love altogether, I'm going to try a middle way.
For years employers have offered worksite wellness programs, ranging from newsletters or gym memberships to high stakes incentive programs that change your insurance premiums by thousands of dollars if you lose weight, reduce your blood pressure or blood sugar levels, quit smoking or achieve some other health outcome.
I've always felt Madonna's appear to the gay community was about more than her dance hits and shirtless dancers. Today, more than ever, I think it has something to do with what her life has to say about aging, health and wellness.
What are some ways to stay on the good side of momentum in your own life? Below are a few truths I've relied on for building positive momentum -- or turning a case of negative momentum around.
At age 7, I began counting calories and lost seven pounds. I remember that number, because I had apparently done better than my grandmother, who had also recently gone on a diet.
Wellness is a new buzzword. But what is it and when do we experience it? Before I was well I weighed 100 pounds. I worked out daily, attended aweso...
Some foods can sabotage your slumber, causing you to wake frequently throughout the night (or even making it difficult to fall asleep in the first place). However, other foods can actually increase the hormones in your brain that promote relaxation and high quality sleep. Read on for smart diet swaps -- and finally claim that full night of rest.
These earthly wonders are rich in minerals, warm to the touch and both legend and some recent visitors have said they heal ailments ranging from joint pain to skin issues. Set in wondrous places like Bali, Iceland and Turkey, these springs are well worth the travel.
I'll treat my cancer wholeheartedly each time it flares up, and do whatever I can between occurrences to keep the disease at bay for as long as possible. And I'll live my life with joy and gratitude in the meantime. Because peace is less stressful and more sustainable than war, and love is more powerful than hate. Always.
I believe the public has a major misconception regarding which symptoms are consistent with bipolar disorder and which are not. It is evident when pat...