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The Misery Epidemic: Why Women Are Suffering in Silence

Michelle Bersell | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Michelle Bersell

You may not like hearing this, but to put an end to our misery, it isn't about getting more massages, taking more walks or drawing yourself nightly hot baths. The truly nurturing action to take is to listen to yourself. What do you want? What do you need? What do you desire?

Are There Tears in Your Popcorn? What to Learn From The Fault in Our Stars

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

The Fault in Our Stars movie portrays the fault in our lives when challenged with illness, and the joy in our lives when these challenges are met.

Rabbis Have Feelings Too

Rabbi Ilana Garber | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Ilana Garber

There has been so much pain for rabbis in the past few months, and I have to wonder if this pressure, fatigue, and pain is getting to everyone. Perhaps we need to learn better self-care.

Soccer Fan Dies After Staying Up 48 Hours To Watch The World Cup

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

How dangerous are the effects of sleep deprivation? In some cases, it might be deadly. One Chinese soccer fan died from a stroke after watching Wo...

Mind a Mess? Try a 60-Second Speed Clean

Millie Grenough | Posted 06.20.2014 | 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...

The Deadly Toll Of Exhaustion And Burnout

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Countless companies and organizations are quickly turning their focus to the consequences of employee exhaustion and burnout -- but not quickly enough...

Just Days Before Tracy Morgan Accident, Senate Moved To Weaken Trucker Fatigue Rules

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

A deadly pileup involving a tractor-trailer early Saturday morning is likely to shine a spotlight on a recent move by the Senate Appropriations Commit...

The Hidden Epidemic Of Lyme Disease

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

It is time we took a serious look at Lyme Disease. If not treated early and appropriately, infection with Lyme can produce chronic disease that can cause severe pain, debilitating fatigue, reduced quality of life and neurological problems such as impaired memory and concentration.

My Body, My Business and My Journey to Thriving!

Andrea Callanan | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Callanan

I'm taking time off, delegating more, and allowing myself to be more authentic as a woman in my approach to leadership, ambition and company growth. Thank you, Arianna, for being an inspiring role model. For being wise and brave and for personally answering your email -- I salute you!

Thriving After Transitioning to a Third Metric Life

Elisa Batista | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Elisa Batista

Anyone who has a job that requires constant connectivity can identify with the social diseases of time famish and perpetual distraction. Using studies and anecdotes from her own time-strapped life, Arianna makes a compelling case for why the way many U.S. workers live is unhealthy.

Can Doctors Thrive?

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Thriving involves health and wellness. Huffington suggests that we might all draw more, and benefit, from our innate gifts of wisdom, generosity and kindness. I do believe that most patients want their physicians to thrive. I, for one, want my doctors to be well-rested and content.

Are You T'wired?

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Because so many of us struggle nightly with inadequate sleep and dreams, we become chronically tired. At the same time, the excessive stimulation and hyperbole emblematic of modern life drives us to feel persistently wired.

Explaining the 'Unexplained' Illnesses of Gulf War Veterans

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S. | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

A recent Institute of Medicine report on Gulf War illness has unfortunately concluded that veterans have such diverse symptoms and exposures that a single, distinct definition cannot be used to describe their condition.

Why You Should Seek Quiet Every Day

Herbert Lui | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Herbert Lui

Amidst all the different types of meetings in a work day, and in order to wrestle with all the mental constraints we have to work with (e.g., perfectionism, anxiety, insecurity, etc.), a simple 10-minute walk can do wonders for the mind. Fresh air. A change in scenery.

Feeling Tired and Achy? Here's Another Perspective to Think About

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

Despite how common symptoms seem, there is no such thing as cookie-cutter medicine and each patient needs to be evaluated as though each case is in fact different, even if the symptoms seem common.

Older People Actually Have More Energy Than Younger People, Study Finds

Reuters | Kathleen Raven | Posted 12.12.2013 | Fifty

(Reuters Health) -- Senior citizens reported feeling less tired than younger people, including teenagers, in a new U.S. study. To the researchers' ...

Salivary Testing for Hormone Levels: Good Idea or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

I would recommend using cortisol saliva testing if you need to figure out the severity of adrenal fatigue, but leave the other hormone testing to your serum tests, where the studies support more consistency to the results so that you get more for the money you are paying for your health.

3 Ways to Listen to Your Body Before Your Brain Explodes

Maria Ross | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Ross

The body knows way before we do when it needs a break. And we as a culture need to start listening. We need to encourage "no-excuse" breaks, mental health days and most of all, saying "no."

Inspirational Patients Allowing Mind and Body Balancing to Guide Recovery

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of the most significant aspects of a therapeutic alliance between a physician and a cancer patient is the creation of a relationship that helps the patient to build and strengthen mental and physical fortitude.

Moms: Tired and Happy?

Karen Brody | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Karen Brody

I'm glad the study didn't use the "happy" word. I'm concerned about making "happy" a destination; something else for mothers to achieve or a standard by which to compare ourselves.

Solve the Energy Crisis by Addressing Hormone Imbalances

Hyla Cass, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Hyla Cass, M.D.

Are hormone swings making your life, and your family's, a living hell? By getting the whole picture, you'll know if your hormones are unbalanced, and you can take measures to remedy the situation.

Spending Your Vacation Worried About Work?

Vanessa Andris | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Vanessa Andris

Finally, vacation time. Rest, relaxation... or time off when worries about work drive you even crazier than usual?

Aromatherapy: Allowing Scents to Heal Us

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

It may be surprising to you that most of us are already unknowingly experiencing aromatherapy benefits. As we go about our daily life, we are exposed to many scents throughout our day. Some create positive mood and thoughts for us while some provide the opposite response.

Fatigue as a Symptom of Repression

Kimberly Berg | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Berg

The next time you're feeling tired, question yourself, ask your body what it wants to say. The smallest new thought could reveal deeply hidden truths. Rather than dismiss these new ideas, include them.

6 Invisible Signs You're Burnt Out

Posted 07.22.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Even though you're not obviously melting down, your body and brain are trying to tell you that they've had enough. During a quic...