Even when things seem to have gotten as bad as they possibly can, you still have things to be grateful for.
Once a year, have a full-body skin check by a dermatologist. Make sure she checks your scalp, eyes, and mouth. So make an appointment. Don't think you're too young, too dark-skinned, too anything to get skin cancer. You're not. Just go.
Now stop! Put the chips down. No, seriously. I get it. I've eaten enough French onion dip for a few whole lifetimes. At parties, I've shoveled...
Many of us would be afraid to share what we had been through, but as you can see Brandy's list was courageous, ambitious, open and a very encouraging read on Christmas Eve.
Your brain is processing many more thoughts than you are aware of. Getting beyond this cognitive bias requires taking a fresh look at yourself and the world. To dispel your own cognitive bias, objectively observe masculine and feminine qualities in their basic, organic state as the equinox.
A few days ago, the FDA cut the recommended dosage for one of the most popular sleeping pills in half. This brings up some questions -- to put it politely.
It was a beautiful Sunday-spring-is-in-the-air afternoon, where I was enjoying a pool side brunch in Los Angeles. As I was mingling with the friends ...
Mindfulness has been a buzzy word lately. For me, living mindfully is about being awake.
Choosing between a gym membership and group classes isn't an easy decision.
A great strategy to prevent emotional eating is to trade food for a short bout of exercise with your fitness-minded friends. Physically, exercise reduces stress and anxiety, alleviates boredom, and releases feel-good endorphins. Getting one of your supportive friends to join you can squash feelings of loneliness and provide an opportunity for you to vent, too.
By Kafi Drexel, SELF photo: Diane Bondareff for SELF Magazine High five if you were among the thousands of people sweatin' it out with Bob Harper i...
Stop at the magazine stand or turn on your TV and silently WITNESS! It seems like everything from liquor to automobiles to household products to a (we...
Consider how much time you commit to shaping your ass versus the time you commit to opening your heart. Let's redefine what the face of sexy looks like.
These days, the conversation is moving away from blaming "fat" people for abusing food and refocusing on the way food is made. The entire country has been on a sugar high for most of our lives, and the body needs a break.
Since "sleeping on the job" has long been associated with laziness, I was terrified of being discovered. But because my afternoon naps had such an obvious positive effect on my ability to function in the later hours of the day, I made every effort to sneak them in.
The bottom line is that rejections are a fact of life -- we all experience them and we all hurt when we do. The best thing we can do is to soothe our emotional pain, take steps to revive our self-esteem, and to connect to our core groups and by doing so remind ourselves that others value and love us even if our date does not.