Health, mental or physical, is a fundamental human right. It is influenced by biology but also by social and cultural norms, which have historically discriminated against women, making them more vulnerable.
I'm not implying that you should be a quitter at life, but in life, you have to know when you need to quit because it's the only way to move closer to success. Here are some subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that you should give up on the diet you're on.
Missouri's anti-choice legislature, in consistently chipping away at reproductive rights, has taken a decidedly different approach in attacking reproductive health access. Now these same legislative extremists are playing politics with teaching and research at the University of Missouri.
As I sat near the finish line with no medal around my neck, I still loved watching people complete it... and it made me want to do try it again. So don't be scared to attempt that marathon or half marathon on your bucket list because failure is only failure if you don't get out there and attempt it.
It is time to stop the stigma and realign the way we think about this disease. Lung cancer is a public health problem that needs to be addressed, regardless of how it came about. We need to take care of those who are sick and stop blaming patients for their condition.
Today, we mourn the loss of Omowumi Shonuga and the 110 Nigerian mothers who have died in a single day. Tomorrow, we begin action.
Give in to what your body really wants. It knows exactly what you need. It desires soul-filled pleasure, mouthwatering morsels, and more lip-smackin' grunts of delightful pleasure during meals.
But stopping that obsessing about food is especially hard if you are an over-thinker, planner, worrier, or just a general type-A person. Just telling yourself to "stop obsessing" never quite seems to do the trick, right?
I continue to fine tune this thing called balance, but I will tell you this; I couldn't be happier or more hopeful with the decision I've made.
Today we have Bryan Hanson, President, Minimally Invasive Therapies Group at Medtronic, as a guest contributor for Harold Wimmer. Medtronic is the Edu...
I don't need your dazzling ideal of what a real woman should be, because I know that who I am is a real woman. I am a real woman with my imperfection and my imbalance and my body that doesn't look like all the magazines say it should.
Like forecasting, breast cancer screening and diagnosis aren't perfect -- especially in younger women. But that alone shouldn't lead us to stop using them. I, for one, would hate to get caught unaware in that storm.
Here's why: Most people who are trying to lose weight are using this one thing that will make them fail again, and again, and again....until they lose hope and give up altogether.
I will move forward in my life with confidence. The painful experiences and hurts will no longer define who I am or what I am going to accomplish from here forward. Today is the beginning of the rest of my amazing life, and I intend to live it with conviction, purpose, love, and joy.
Boyd first came up with the idea for the costume after hearing the Mean Girls quote that reads, "Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it." Boyd says she wanted to be the "sluttiest" and most hush hush thing you could be while at the same time chipping away at double standards in our society.
I don't have words of wisdom to share here nor do I have some great epiphany to tell people about. Right now I'm learning that silence and reflection are just as important. Perhaps even necessary.