If you are interested in using vitamin A or E supplements, check with your doctor first to see whether they are a good idea for you, or if simply eating a well-balanced, plant-based diet is enough for you to get adequate levels of these in your body.
If you truly pursue the things you are most passionate about, you will find that doing so helps you attain success. Put your passions at the top of your to-do list every morning and many achievements will likely fall into place.
Sometimes your anxieties can gnaw at you like a pebble in your shoe. Then the next thing you know they are keeping you awake at night. One possible solution to insomnia is to put together a musical playlist that will work on your mind and body like your own personal lullaby.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with the Academy for Global Citizenship's Sarah Elizabeth Ippel - the core of her amazing efforts have developed into a learning lab for broader systemic change in the community.
If you live in Japan, you should feel pretty good. The quality of health there is ranked number one in the world, according to a decades-long study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Readers of the global study will naturally want to know the secret of Japan's success.
Like clothing, music, and celebrities, certain foods come and go in terms of popularity. Here are 13 that may help you improve your health, assist your weight-loss efforts, or just give you the chance to give your taste buds something new!
I learned some interesting findings about food and brain health, and also which foods help heal and prevent some common ailments, including low mood and energy.
Why is it so difficult to incorporate healthy lifestyle choices into the way we live? Although many of us know what the right choices are with regards to diet and exercise, many people find it challenging to adhere to healthier behaviors.
Breathing in a way that promotes stress reduction takes practice and attention, two things we often have in short supply. Ironically, we are often too busy to focus on breathing well.
Fear of rejection is a big issue for many people -- and it used to be for me, too. I used to be so worried about how others felt about me that I was often anxious in my interactions with them -- always trying to say and do the "right" thing so they would like me or at least think well of me.
Chocolate for your Valentine's Day sweetie? Boring. Drs. Brian and Anna Marie Clement, your doctors of sexual healing, say if you want to put some sizzle in your sex life, go with watermelon. Or kale.
"Where has the time gone?" "There aren't enough hours in the day." These are statements that we struggle with daily. We are so caught up in achieving that we forget to savor, breathe and recognize the present moment.
The potential for making lasting New Year's resolutions was driven home to me during a recent walk around the pond, near my house.
Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and The Farm Midwives recounts the history of the natural birth movement in the United States. It is the story of a revolution, initiated in the least likely place imaginable.
These days, we talk incessantly about living well and achieving life balance, yet we wear masks to hide our pain. No matter who you are, true wellness can never be achieved behind these and without facing our pain and stressors.
While celebrities rail on TV, "Diabetes doesn't control me, I control my diabetes," first, you have to know that you have it.