Last year the World Health Organization introduced a target to halt obesity by 2025. But if we have not succeeded in halting the increase in obesity rates in three decades, is it reasonable to expect success in another 10 years without major changes in strategy?
What Is Sustainable, Authentic and True Is What Comes Easy To You When we effort, try and force our way into our lives, our jobs or even our relatio...
Silence brings you back home, and it gives you that much needed energy to realize who you are, to realize that there is bliss, there is beauty, there is joy, and that is you.
Every princess pees and poops several times every day, if her digestive tract is healthy. So why are we being uptight about our needs? Society and ...
When girls grow up believing we are our appearance, and when the media glorifies -- and bombards us with -- an appearance that is so unrealistic, we are set up for dissatisfaction, low self-esteem and a less-fulfilled life.
The key to meditation is not quantity but consistency. Rather than picking a specific time to meditate daily, add meditation to your regular routine. And at the end of each meditation, take a moment to say thank you to yourself for taking time to get still today.
Your soul knows the best way for you to heal. Part of removing the pain is to allow yourself to listen to the grief and move through it with attention.
We all learn relatively the same way and that is by repeated exposure and action. In other words, we learn by spending time with the information or the process; and like healing, learning is a process and it takes time.
No one likes to think about getting sick on a vacation, and the fact is that most of us never will. However, 2014 has thrown up some very lurid headlines about just such a subject.
Nearly 10 million newly insured Americans will visit doctors' offices this year. The average time you -- or anyone -- has with a primary-care doc is 15 minutes. What's a sick person to do?
You may be the type that forgoes a hot dog at the baseball game to fit in your suit the next day at the beach but in some cases a hot dog might not be the worst thing to put in your mouth if it keeps you from spewing out some discourteous words at your Little Leaguer's baseball game.
It's no surprise that sitting at a desk all day is not good for our health. So instead of feeling fidgety with discomfort, try these yoga poses for a midday feel good stretch that will leave you tension-free and energized.
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we ta...
Trust me, I'm not here to give you the blow-by-blow clinical overview (you can find that lots of other places). I'm here to share my skewed (and hopefully entertaining) views on life with cancer and what I've learned about health and wellness.
Sure, you know you should be sleeping more hours. That's an easy one. But have you ever stopped to consider that maybe the six hours of sleep you are getting aren't necessarily restful?
If you don't want to book a spa, it isn't that hard to put together a DIY wellness trip, or simply to incorporate some elements of wellness into your own independent style of travel. Here are some ideas to get you started.