Sometimes the lies are to our patients. Sometimes, the lies are to our families. And sometimes the lies are to ourselves. But, nonetheless, we lie. A lot. Often daily. Want an inside scoop on the lies to look out for from your doctor?
Charles Schwab found that 87 percent of American workers would hire someone to change their car's oil, but only 24 percent of people would get help to figure out their 401(k) plans. Avoid the bag-lady scenario: Put taking care of your personal and financial health on par with your car's.
As a day that revolves mostly around food (and that falls in the center of a food-filled holiday season), it's only natural that you might feel stressed about overeating or gaining weight on Thanksgiving.
In the early days there were only three full-time employees, and two of us would meditate at work each afternoon. One day the third employee came in to my office and said, "I want what you have! I want to know more about this meditation you do, can I learn?"
New York State's $8 billion federally supported -- or imposed -- Medicaid reform plans are so well underway that the public comment period for this complex plan ended in October without a single public meeting or seminar.
Live with intention. It's a phrase I've internalized over the last year and a half or so, but I rarely go into detail about what it actually means to...
We're all going to feel stress every day. It's how we choose to deal with the stress that makes the difference. Those of us who have embraced meditation have a built-in way of deflecting life's stresses, leaving us more open to the good stuff.
In the beginning stages of a relationship, it's sometimes easy to be so hot-and-heavy that having sex on the regular is akin to breathing: It's necessary for survival. Then life sets in and sex can be the last thing on your mind.
I am sitting on the plane flying back from a conference with the South Australian Scouts Association reflecting on what an amazing organization they...
Taking care of your body should be a top priority. Unfortunately, in a world of flavored sodas and lazy Segways, we lose track of what it means to tak...
In a pose, right at the edge of going too far and falling out of the pose is exactly where you will keep growing and transforming the body and mind. So give up the ego and give yourself permission to fall. And if you do fall out, smile. It will ease the bruise to the ego.
Expectancy is a funny thing. It seems the more you focus on a specific outcome, the more attainable that outcome becomes. And nowhere is this mentality more important than it is with regards to improving the quality of life of family caregivers.
We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free.
There are a thousand small, daily opportunities to take charge of your own well-being, to cease taking your health for granted, to start more fully appreciating the the miraculous and resilient human body within your command.
It is day three of Pete Guinosso's Lighting the Path Yoga Teacher Training, and already my entire idea of what a teacher training entails has been fli...
So many emotional benefits can be achieved by trying to align your expectation with realistic outcomes. But this can only be done if we get into the habit of looking for solutions rather than drowning in situations.