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Sahaj Kohli is the founder of A Quarter Life Crisis Blog, a blog for Generation Y. She's an emotional and mental health advocate, a storyteller and a non-believer of coincidences. She'd love for you to say hello @sahajkohli.

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This App Could Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits

(1) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 4:48 PM

There are numerous apps out there to help adults track their food consumption and lose weight, but what about an app that helps children develop healthier eating habits?

Joanna Struber joined HuffPost Life host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss the kid-friendly food tracking app she founded, Kurbo....

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This Form Of Medicine Works To Prevent Ailments, Not Just Treat Them

(2) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 9:51 AM

A truly effective healthcare system focuses not just on treatment, but on prevention of chronic diseases.

James Maskell, host of The Evolution of Medicine summit, joined HuffPost Life host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss an "alternative" form of medicine on the rise.

“I don’t see a lot...

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How Depression Inspired This Woman's Career Choice

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 6:07 PM

We all discover our passions in various ways. For Dr. Deborah Serani, experiencing and living through depression inspired her to choose a career as a therapist.

Serani joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd to discuss how her mental illness has contributed to and influenced her career...

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How A Friend's 'Betrayal' Saved This Woman's Life

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 4:27 PM

Helping a friend who doesn’t necessarily want your help is tough. But sometimes it’s the only option.

Marisa Lancione, a mental health advocate who’s been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd today to discuss how a friend's intervention saved her...

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How One Man Helps Others Suffering From Mental Illness

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 5:43 PM

One man's struggles with bipolar disorder inspired him to help others suffering from mental illness -- by finding a way to connect with them directly.

Gary Hudspeth, a volunteer at the National Alliance of Mental Illness Helpline, joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd to discuss...

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What Robin Williams' Death Means To Those Suffering From Mental Illness

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 10:05 AM

Robin Williams’ passing has ignited a national conversation around mental illness.

Jenny Harmon, who’s been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd to discuss the public response to Robin Williams’ suicide.

“It’s upsetting to me that the only time we talk about this...

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Meet the College Student Mentoring The Next Generation of Women Leaders

(1) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 5:23 PM

Some college students spend their summers doing internships. Rising University of Pennsylvania senior Katyln Grasso spent hers running her own business to support and mentor young female leaders.

Grasso, Founder and CEO of GenHERation, joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd to discuss the female empowerment...

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What Robin Williams Taught This Woman About Being Alone

(1) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 5:18 PM

Robin Williams taught the world about many things -- life, love, acting and kindness, to name a few.

But for writer Wendy Braitman, the late actor taught her the truth about being, and feeling, alone.

Braitman shared a quote from Robin Williams with HuffPost Live host

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How A Cancer Diagnosis Helped This Baker Transform Her Career -- And Perspective On Life

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 4:31 PM

Struggles can be transformed into something positive with the right perspective. And that was certainly the case for Kimberly Bailey, whose breast cancer diagnosis ultimately helped her to transform her career and her perspective on life.

Bailey, a baker, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani...

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Why President Obama Deserves A Vacation, Too

(2) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 4:45 PM

Everybody deserves a vacation, even the President of the United States.

Eric Rutkow, a historian and author, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss why it’s critical for our President to take some time off, despite the world’s current crises.

“Presidential vacations go...

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Why Performing In Nursing Homes Was The Best Career Decision This Man Ever Made

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 3:51 PM

With time, things change: the music industry, people, career choices, the list goes on and on. So in order to continue his career as a performer, 64-year-old Marc Shaw took his music to a new audience and a new stage -- seniors in nursing homes.

Shaw joined...

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This Woman Didn't Come Out As a Lesbian Until After 50

(13) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 4:39 PM

Being honest with ourselves and others can take some time. For Mary Gorham Malia, being authentic meant ending her marriage and coming out as a lesbian after 50.

Malia joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss her story of accepting her sexuality and coming...

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How This Woman Redefined Success After 50

(3) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 4:14 PM

As we celebrate the last of the baby boomers turning 50 this year with our 50 over 50 series, we’re reminded: No matter how old you are it’s never too late for your dreams to come true.

Jody Martinez, a 59-year-old flight attendant, joined HuffPost Live host

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10 Of The Healthiest Places To Live In America

(283) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 8:38 AM

Even though we all know the basics of living a healthy life -- eat well, exercise, practice mindfulness -- we don’t all act accordingly. Maybe it’s because of poor time management or lack of access to the necessary resources; or maybe it’s just a matter of where you live.

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Why Paul And John Needed Each Other To Create The Beatles

(42) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 5:15 PM

If you’re looking for some creative inspiration, your best bet may be to brainstorm with a friend.

Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to explain how John Lennon and...

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Being Struck By Lightning Helped This Man Reassess His Priorities

(2) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 5:54 PM

Sometimes we need to be reminded to live in the moment and be grateful for the people in our life. One man's reminder came in the form of a lighting bolt.

Stuart Acher, a film director, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss how...

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The Wild Animals Roaming Your City

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 9:32 AM

While walking along a city street, have you ever spotted an animal that just seems out of place?

Big cat wrangler Boone Smith joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss the reasons why some wild animals are migrating to cities. Smith has also been...

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This Dog Helped His Owner Through Testicular Cancer

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 12:29 PM

After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, one man found support in an unlikely place.

Thomas Cantley joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss how his dog, Vader, helped him in the course of his illness.

“He’s my emotional support,” said Cantley. “When I’m down,...

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The Key Ingredients You Need To Be Happier

(35) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 5:14 PM

We all want to be happy, and we all have different ways of trying to achieve happiness. But as it turns out, you might be going about it all wrong.

June Gruber, a professor of psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder joined HuffPost Live host

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Why Experiencing Pain Can Be a Good Thing

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 6:05 PM

All of us experience physical pain, and understandably go to great lengths to avoid it. But pain serves a very real purpose.

Dr. Fernando Cervero,director of the Alan Edwards Center for Research on Pain, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss the value of experiencing...

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