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Feed Your Children a Balanced 'Diet' of Technology

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.03.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Just as you hopefully set limits on how much candy and other sweets your children eat, you need to set appropriate limits on both the content and quantity of technology your children "ingest."

When Healthy Eating Becomes Unhealthy

Andrea Wachter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

For some, restrictive eating is a short-lived stage that ricochets into a junk food rebellion. Others find their way back to the middle of the road. But for many, this so-called "healthy" way of eating can become a true obsession and, at its most extreme, an eating disorder known as orthorexia.

3 Keys For Actually Making Positive Changes

Catherine Calarco | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Live life with the knowledge that there is more good in the world than evil. The small positive changes we make each day make a difference for us, for our community and for our world.

Suze Orman: The 8 Qualities of a Successful Life

Suze Orman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Women
Suze Orman

There are no money problems. There are people problems. Success is not how many zeroes your bank account has. It's about making the most of the life you have.

10 De-Stressing Affirmations That Put Life Into Perspective (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

One quick, free and practical way to de-stress? Recite an affirmation. It sounds too good (and too simple) to be true, but saying a mantra could se...

Lean Together

Katie Hurley | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women
Katie Hurley

Maybe women do need to lean in a little more, but they also need to stop leaning all over each other to get there. What women really need to do is lean together.

Lean In to Your Life: Create Balance

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

What if we accept assert not only our opinions in the board room, but in our homes as well? Acknowledge that the time we invest in doing our emails is equally as important as the time we spend exercising or vacationing with our families?

Change Our Story: From East to West

Peter Buffett | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Many of the Chinese people I speak to seem to be deeply concerned that China will lose something extremely rare and valuable in the rush towards a very confounding version of growth and happiness. And it's not just the older people.

Free Yourself From Emotional Debt: Move Beyond Pain From the Past

Ashley Ryan | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ryan

We all know what debt is. Some of us, most of us, still have a few we're paying off. Student loans, car payments, mortgages. But what about the unseen debts, debts that are invisible to the naked eye but instead live within our hearts?

How Do You Find Balance?

Lianne Castelino and Andrea Howick | Posted 05.14.2013 | Parents
Lianne Castelino and Andrea Howick

Let me begin by clarifying that striving for work-life balance is like exercising -- it is something that needs to be done daily in order to be attained over the long-term while being maintained in the short-term. It is not a one-off, unless of course, you win the lottery!

The Fourth Decade of My Life

Kim Goldman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Kim Goldman

A lot of people call 40 the new 30 and it has always confused me. Why can't it just be 40? If the premise is that it's a younger, hipper, more self-aware version of you, then wouldn't that version be completely cool with being the age you are?

Not Too Tight, Not Too Loose: Mindfulness For Type A Personalities

Kripalu | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

In the neutral moments that make up most of life, when we're neither suffering nor ecstatic, we can practice mindfulness -- paying attention to what arises, without judgment.

How My Son's Accident Changed My Life -- For The Better

LearnVest | Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

Several years ago, my life was the picture of success. Every day, I woke up in the dark, roused my two young children and began my morning routine: get out the door by 6 a.m., drop both children off at their private school and race like mad to catch the train.

Bringing Beige Back

Kim Goldman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Kim Goldman

Is life as good as everyone makes it sound on Facebook and Twitter? Everyone I read about or follow has the greatest husband ever, the most amazing in-laws, the best-est boyfriend, the sweetest kids in the world, the awesomest job and the hottest sex life.

Can Meditation Help Busy Moms?

Michelle Noehren | Posted 04.03.2013 | Parents
Michelle Noehren

Let's just get right down to it. Moms are busy, often stressed and aren't typically the best at prioritizing "me" time. I'm right there with you.

3 Causes of Burnout -- and How to Avoid Them

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

By cultivating attitudes and practices that release self-induced pressure, you can have the work-life balance that you want. Even the smallest decisions can transform the way you work and live.

5 Ways To Find Balance This Year

Posted 01.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Julie Morgenstern for Health.com Have you ever been ice skating? Maybe you wobbled when you first got in the rink, nearly tipping over. Once...

Let Your Soul Guide You

Catherine Calarco | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Compassion and gratitude are the two most powerful states for me to be truly connected. Living with compassion and being grateful are essential in caring for the things that matter and connecting with people on the journey.

8 Ways To Find Balance

Posted 12.27.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

How to Celebrate Joy in Spite of the Ups and Downs of Life

Linda Durnell | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

When we can become completely gentle with ourselves and genuine in our approach to others, we can find a celebration of joy within -- a feeling that it is wonderful to be in this world.

'Where You Stumble, There Your Treasure Is'

Steven Crandell | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

Please take a moment and reflect. What brings you a sense of wholeness and balance and joy? Where and how did you find it?

B Is for Balance

Andrea Wachter | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we achieve a balance on the outside with our schedules, we can make time and room to strive for an internal balance with kind self-talk, and to learn how to be more relaxed, accepting, content, and present.

Shooting for the Top by Aiming for the Bottom

David Besnette | Posted 02.12.2013 | Fifty
David Besnette

There's a scene in American Beauty where Kevin Spacey's character applies for work at a fast food restaurant. They assume that "Lester" is inquiring about a management position, only to be met with his classic reply, "I'm looking for the least possible amount of responsibility."

Prescription: Media Fast -- Stat!

Lissa Coffey | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

As someone who has been called a "media maven," and who participates in and contributes to practically every form of print and broadcast media out there, this is probably the last thing you expect to hear from me: Turn it all off. Unplug. Seriously.

A Letter of Apology To My Second Son

CT Working Moms | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
CT Working Moms

Mommy is so sorry. I didn't know that two babies would be so hard. I didn't think I'd treat you any differently than your brother. And I didn't realize how quickly life would pile up and try to steal our special moments from the two of us.