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Snacking Is Linked to Weight Loss, But Is It the Snack or the Break?

Ali Cherry | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

The noun snack means a small amount of food eaten between meals, but the function of a snack is a boost in energy. Many of us may be able to get our boost without the unwanted side effect of weight gain, with a "nature snack" like a walk outside or an "ear snack" like listening to a song.

Model Good Behavior

Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D.

Research can be confounding when it comes to understanding what is considered best parenting practices these days. Do you praise a child's behavior or their character? Focus only on rewarding or also include punishment? Praise unconditionally or only in response to good behaviors?

Can Chocolate Make You Fit?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Can chocolate pave the way to a fitter you this year? Charles Duhigg says it can, and this isn't some miracle diet -- he provides research to back hi...

A Five-Step, Scientifically-Proven Plan For Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

We start every new year with the feeling of a clean slate, a time that we can set our goals and intentions and actually make the changes we want to se...

Turn The Page to the Adventure Story You're Meant to Live

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Afraid you will fail? Supplant your fear with a greater motivation.

Marissa the Mogul Mobilizes Parents

Nell Merlino | Posted 05.05.2013 | Women
Nell Merlino

The situation surrounding Marissa's decision is forcing us to think about success in a highly competitive environment and the scrutiny that comes with being the youngest female to take the helm of a troubled but venerated brand with a baby in tow.

3 Strategies For Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

Joy Weese Moll | Posted 03.03.2013 | Fifty
Joy Weese Moll

As anyone who has tried to keep a resolution knows, change is hard. Many of us over 50 have given up long ago on the idea that making a New Year's resolution is a path to anything but disappointment. It may be time to try again, however.

The Keystone Habit That Will Reignite American Education

Robert Sun | Posted 01.09.2013 | Education
Robert Sun

Help children to excel in math and their perception of school can be improved. What's more, their view of themselves, their abilities, and their very potential to learn, can all be transformed.

What I've Learned About Drinking

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 08.21.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

Hearing so many women's stories has helped me put my own drinking in perspective and develop a healthier relationship with alcohol.

How to Turn Drinking from One of Life's Pleasures to a Habit in Three Easy Steps

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

If you find yourself mired in habits, it might be best to work backwards and ask yourself, what is it I really want?

Clean Water, at Any Rate

Robin Madel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Madel

There are a number of proposed and existing options to help meet some of the funding needs for public drinking water and wastewater utilities, none of which involve raising rates to households or businesses.

Water On The Moon: When Do We Move?

Robin Madel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robin Madel

In the U.S. we're blessed to have fresh water that meets many of our needs. If we want to continue to enjoy the benefits of that water, we have no choice but to take steps to protect and properly treat it.

The EPA Must Respond to Toxic Water

Suzy Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Suzy Shuster

Why would I feel the EPA is going to act swiftly to save these thousands of people across the country who live at the mercy of the evil and despicable polluters that hide under the umbrella of Big Business?