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Here Are The Amazing Things Your Body Will Do In The Minute You Spend Reading This

Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living

300: that’s how many words the average human reads per minute. But in the minute or two it’ll take you to get through this roughly 600-word articl...

Light Up Your Holiday Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

So, the next time you're looking at the lights of your Christmas tree or Menorah, think about the light that you possess and the light you have the power to share. 'Tis the season to let the bright light outside inspire the lights within our lives!

Kidney Stones: Are They Part of a Team?

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Many of us think of kidney stone disease as affecting only one organ and requiring a single treatment, but recent studies suggest that kidney stone disease is a complex disease which affects multiple organs and systems in the body.

The 80% Approach To Dating

Francesca Hogi | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Francesca Hogi

As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.

Body Of Missing Actress Misty Upham May Have Been Found

AP | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

SEATTLE (AP) — Police in the Seattle suburb of Auburn said Thursday that they believe they have found the body of missing actress Misty Upham, known...

I'm the Crystal (And So Are You): A Poem for Cold Times

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm the crystal/ I'm the light/ Inextinguishable and bright

A Spiritual Solution to Religious and Racial Violence

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 11.16.2014 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

On a deep and genuine level, people of the various faiths have to accept that God has given multiple ways in which people can serve, worship, and reunite with him. We have to start to honestly feel this way and not just recite it.

Permission and Prohibition

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Re-examining our behaviors regarding permission and prohibitions in the realm of body, mind (belief systems), feelings and socio-cultural practices can be beneficial to our health and well-being.

On Celebration

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spirituality is a harmonious blend of outer silence and inner celebration; and also inner silence and outer celebration! Celebration that comes out of silence is real celebration.

Evolution's Big Fail: Why I'm Mad at My Girly Parts

Kristen Mae | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Kristen Mae

Many of the body parts that are shared by both genders make sense, but the gender-specific ones need to be thrown back into product development. In simpler terms: I'm mad at my girly parts.

Death: The Beauty, the Mystery and the Power to Live

Denise DeSimone | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Denise DeSimone

Life is a series of deaths and rebirths. Death happens to our bodies every minute of every day yet; this process goes unnoticed because we are busy living life. Cells die. Skin dies. But the thought of the ultimate death stops us dead in our tracks.

Interview With Museum of Arts and Design's Artist-In-Residence, Derek Haffar

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

I met Derek Haffar at the Museum of Arts and Design during one of his Artist Studio hours last year. He was working on reconfigured, fragmented or broken castings of people. I walked in and convinced him to mask me.

Mind a Mess? Try a 60-Second Speed Clean

Millie Grenough | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Ever have one of those days when your mind traffic makes Atlanta Airport's schedule look like child's play? According to an April 2014 list from Airp...

Mpofu's Happiness Cage and the Practice of Joy

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

It seems counter-intuitive to practice joy. Joy seems to move like a hummingbird, flitting where it will, bringing delight and then disappearing. Can ...

Can Sexy Keep You Healthy?

Pamela Levin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

Stop at the magazine stand or turn on your TV and silently WITNESS! It seems like everything from liquor to automobiles to household products to a (we...

Make Peace with Your Body and Appearance

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

This is an excerpt from my new book Nothing Changes Until You Do, posted with permission.  Published by Hay House and available online or in boo...

My Occasional Loss of Body Control

Leslie Handler | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Handler

Oh, it hurts. My stomach is so tight. There's a squeeze from deep within. It feels like I'm doing ab crunches, but I'm not. The squeeze gets tighter...

5 Ways the World Cleans Its Dirty Conscience

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When too much of a good thing starts to feel like a bad thing, it may be time to unclog the spiritual sewage pipe. Photo by: Edison Walker We've se...

Body Image Issues Are Not Just For Women

Jessica Lovejoy | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Jessica Lovejoy

The truth is women are not the only ones who can suffer from poor self-image. And to assume that men don't is absurd.

9 Amazing Ways Your Body Is Younger Than You Think

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart and Sara Schwartz | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com The human body really is miraculous. Every second of the day, it orchestrates a life-sustaining symphony of circulati...

Clear Your Clutter and Change Your Life

Tamara Star | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Welcome to the new year! It seems once we pass the New Year's mark and notice spring just around the corner, a universal reset button activates new...

An Open Letter To My Body

Susan Bernstein | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

Body, I'm truly grateful to you. I'm done ignoring, overlooking and pushing your wisdom aside. I'm going to listen to you. In important matters, like career, love, friendships and family, I'll trust your guidance. Please help me sense what matters.

How To Let Go Of Fear And Insecurity

Dr. Cynthia Thaik | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cynthia Thaik

Fear has very real effects on the body, and these effects are meant to protect us from danger. In day to day life, a small amount of fear or insecurity can be beneficial, in that it keeps you on your toes and motivated.

The Sacred Art of Listening -- Nourishing Loving Relationships

Tara Brach | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Whether it's the communicating between different tribes or religions, ethnicities, racial groups or different generations, we need to listen. The more we understand, the less we fear -- the less we fear, the more we trust and the more we trust, the more love can flow.

The Difference of Life in Spike Jonze's 'Her'

Marcie Bianco | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Marcie Bianco

Jonze's cinematic discourse is on love, and Her is an exploration of how love can survive when the individuals who are in love not only inhabit different material spaces but different temporalities.