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10 Ways To Make The Most Of Every Doctor Visit

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

Nearly 10 million newly insured Americans will visit doctors' offices this year. The average time you -- or anyone -- has with a primary-care doc is 15 minutes. What's a sick person to do?

Let the Light In - Today's Buddha Doodle!

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.29.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Key to Freedom, World Forgiveness Day

Jacob Devaney | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jacob Devaney

Forgiving others does not fix their mistakes. We forgive them to release ourselves from the heavy burden of holding grudges and carrying bitterness...

Feelin' It: I Am Not My Diagnosis

Mary Alice Peoples | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Alice Peoples

Through the process of art there is an experience of inner and physical healing. More and more I am loving the finished product! I make it a practice to not "ditch" my efforts, thus validating the process rather than the outcome.

'Triggers' and The Moment of Choice

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

While you might not be aware of it, we all have at least a second to choose how we want to respond to a trigger -- and most times more than a second. If you choose to take the breath and tune in, you have a chance of responding from your loving adult self rather reacting from your ego wounded self. You have the chance to move into compassion for yourself.

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

Today's Buddha Doodle - How to Change the World

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.27.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Beginner's Mind - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Healthy Family, Healthy You

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

Remember: The whole point of getting well is enjoying our time on this planet, and harmonious relationships are key to our overall health. When we nourish our family relationships, we ultimately nourish ourselves.

Unspiritual? Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.24.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Slo-mo Is My New Mojo

Edie Weinstein | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

Writing this while listening to the soothing sounds of the surf, grateful for some time away from the hustle and bustle my life had become. Wishing th...

Book Review: Losing Amma Finding Home: A Memoir about Love, Loss and Life's Detours

Dorit Sasson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Books
Dorit Sasson

Uma Girish's transformational memoir, Leaving Amma Finding Home: A Memoir about Love, Loss and Life is that kind of book that spoke to every single one of my "hats."

The Edge of Grief: A Summer Reflection

Ellen Frankel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Religion
Ellen Frankel

As a bereavement counselor, it is my job to help create a safe space to give voice to the unspeakable, and to companion others in their grief journey as they travel into the wilderness of their soul in search of their own inner knowing and truth.

Why Cancer Can Actually Be Empowering

Diana M. Raab | Posted 07.18.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

It has been said that once you had a cancer diagnosis you can become cancer-free but never free from cancer because the experience forever changes your perspective. Having a history of cancer will always be a part of who I am, even if I don't talk about it or overtly connect with my disease.

Do You Have to Be Reasonable When You're Grieving?

Megan Devine | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

I could pretend, but that pretending cost me. I could be reasonable, but telling that lie was exhausting. Now, when I read about grief, when I attend conferences that talk about grief, I think about those early days. I think about being reasonable. I think of how ridiculous that is.

The Best (And Worst) Reasons To Become A Doctor

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

While doctoring may not involve the hard life of a cowboy, it certainly has its challenges. And those challenges are becoming even more apparent as our health care system changes.

Divorcing: Devastating, but Not Terminal

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 07.14.2014 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

The next time you are overwhelmed by divorcing, repeat after me: "Yes, this is traumatic. Horrible. But it isn't terminal. It's actually a bump on the road of life that just might give me a second chance at a whole new dream."

How I Recovered From ME: My First Steps and Redefining Success

Veronica Layunta Maurel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Veronica Layunta Maurel

Through my healing process I have experienced the biggest shifts and the greatest miracles by redefining what a happy and successful life is to me. Success means now health, boundaries, honest expression, connection, sharing, creativity.

Join the Revolution -- It's Not What You Think

Valerie Kausen | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Valerie Kausen

When I look around at the state of the world: the wars, the debilitating addiction to technology, massive species die-off, ocean destruction and overu...

Why Women Have a Romance With Shoes

Gramma Good | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Gramma Good

My high heels give me my presence, my feminine power; they reveal my personality and most importantly, my femininity.

Buckle Up -- Things Are Getting Real With #TheStitch!

Matt Pipkin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Matt Pipkin

You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to look back on what's happening right now.

The Milkshake That's Actually Good for You

Erin Zaikis | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Erin Zaikis

I have the perfect way for you to get your turmeric in a delicious, painless way.

Rape Culture, Bob Jones University and the End of Forgiveness

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 06.24.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

After spending the first half of my life in the church, I've come to the conclusion that evangelical culture is largely dysfunctional in its understanding of "forgiveness." And nowhere is this more clearly seen than in the recent report by Al Jazeera America on Bob Jones University.

Views From Down Under

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Werle-Schupp

Negativity Negativity, what is that? Why do some of us let this powerful force spiral us downward into a void of darkness and negativity, sucking the...

June 26 -- Honoring the Strength and Spirit of Torture Survivors

Curt Goering | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
Curt Goering

The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is a testament to the power of healing and the resilience of torture survivors. It is a day to show our respect for and solidarity with them. It is a day to let them know they are not forgotten.