iOS app Android app

Exhaustion

The Real Reason Parents Are Always Tired

Mike Julianelle | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Of course, being exhausted is not just for parents. Once you hit a certain age, energy is just harder to come by; pretty much everyone I know is exhausted all the time. It's just life. But as a parent, there is one primary reason I am always so tired.

10 Signs You're Burnt Out

LearnVest | Posted 06.02.2013 | Small Business
LearnVest

Looking back, it's obvious that my lifestyle wasn't sustainable. But back then, I wore my workaholism like a badge of honor. The way I saw it, I had an awesome job and would work as hard as it took to do well. Instead, it was a classic case of burnout.

The Magic of a Napkin Dispenser

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Melissa Sher

As babies like to do when their mothers are seconds away from taking the first bite of a meal, my infant son started to cry. He was crying because he was hungry. I tried to decide if I should feed him or just eat a few bites of bagel myself. Feed him or eat? Feed him or eat?

Loving Yourself in 2013

Amanda Slavin | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I believe 2013 is a tipping point: the year where those who have survived during the recession, who have been bombarded all year long, will realize that life is too short to not make the time for the people you love or -- most importantly -- to make the time to love yourself.

Making Friends Takes a Lot of Energy. Is It Worth It?

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

May you be reminded that your willingness to engage, to meet new people, to initiate the next get-together, to schedule women into your life and to foster these friendships over time is proving to raise your wellbeing! And don't we all want that?

8 Surprising Reasons You're Still Tired

Posted 06.03.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Are you dragging through your days even though you get eight hours at night? Here's what could be affecting you. As a remind...

Healing the Healer

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

We sometimes forget that those great minds in medicine live in a body -- a human body. Those bodies need restorative sleep, nourishing food, stable blood sugar, exercise, and time for connection, reflection, and community.

7 Things Every Exhausted Woman Should Do For Herself

Posted 10.30.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul How to be there for everyone who needs you -- without turning into a Chardonnay-chugging, corn-chip-snarfing hot mess. As a ...

Getting through the Exhaustion of Your First Trimester

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

If you are in your first trimester and the exhaustion feels all too consuming, try some of these coping strategies.

WATCH: Arianna Talks Sleep On 'CBS This Morning'

Huff TV | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on 'CBS This Morning' to discuss the health benefits of sleep. "It's important to prioritize it, to really make an appointment with ...

System Failure: Adrenal Fatigue

Brooke Siler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Brooke Siler

Adrenal fatigue is often cloaked in a veil of "busy-ness," and so fatigue is to be an "expected" consequence, but where are the edges of that veil? And how do we lift them to see clearly?

How to Meet Your Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your experiences with your children and encouraging them to share with you. Sit down with your own mother and chat about her life's journey.

Is Stress a Choice?

Laura Norman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Norman

The true nature of stress is that it starts within each of us. And since it does, we can do something about it. Choose to start taking back control of your life right now. Make reflexology a part of your action plan.

WATCH: 5 Reasons Why You May Always Be Tired

Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

We all have days when we can barely drag ourselves out of bed, but what should you do if you are constantly battling fatigue? In the above video, Dr. ...

How Did I Become The Only Parent?

Nancy Alvarez | Posted 01.21.2012 | Divorce
Nancy Alvarez

I have said this before, but holding back on the anger, or sharing it with adult friends so you can be there for the children during the initial stages of a divorce, is very important.

When You Are Too Exhausted to Move, Move for More Energy

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

My body seemed to be saying that my exhaustion required my becoming even more inert than I was in the car. But my body's message should have been this: Start moving and your energy will return.

Excuse: I'm Too Tired to Live My Passion

Holly Sidell | Posted 08.23.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Lately, I've been tired. And my body has been heavy, sore, and stiff. I haven't had the energy to write, and it's taken all the adrenaline (and some...

Say 'No' For Simplicity's Sake

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

If simplicity is so sought after, why are we not taking the action that creates it?

The 8 Types Of Work-Related Stress

health.com | Kristin Koch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Chronic job strain can put both your physical and emotional health at risk. Find the source of your stress and the solutions to combat them for improved health and peace of mind.

Sleep And Rhythm: How To Live In Accordance With Your Natural Cycles

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

We evolved according to the natural rhythms of darkness and light; our bodily functions reflect this and undergo similar fluctuations. They perform best when we live in accordance, as much as possible, with these cycles.

Sleep Tips: Top 10 Sleep Mistakes And Their Solutions

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

With insomnia as with any chronic problem, one must look for the underlying imbalances and root causes and address them. Here are the common sleep "mistakes" I see in my practice and their solutions.

Feeling Spent? 5 Easy Ways To Overcome Exhaustion

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

Here are just a few tips that will help you to reset your body clock and rediscover your natural rhythm.

How to Be Determined and Not Exhausted

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

On it's own, determination can be exhausting, especially when obstacles are hitting you in the face. What are the different types of determination and how can you convert easily from one to the other?

Sleep Tips: Artificial Light At Night Disrupts Cell Division, Research Shows

sciencedaily.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Just one "pulse" of artificial light at night disrupts circadian cell division, reveals a new study carried out by Dr. Rachel Ben-Shlomo of the Univer...

Sleep: Good for the Brain and the Belly

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

While it is widely known that adequate sleep is necessary for optimal mental performance, most do not know that adequate sleep can help prevent weight gain.