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5 Tricks to Snap Yourself Out of a Bad Mood

Sheila Viers | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

By stopping and becoming aware of our thoughts, we allow ourselves to take a step outside of the picture long enough to observe what's going on so that we can make a conscious decision about how we want to feel.

7 Tips for Surviving the Holidays With a Broken Heart

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 12.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

All the winter holidays hold one thing in common: a celebration of light. It makes sense, really. During the coldest, darkest time of year, here come the holidays, with their Diwali lamps, menorahs, and Yule logs, to set our hearts aglow. Or not.

Taking on Arthritis

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Joints work so well, we often take them for granted. These wonderfully engi...

Wellness Travel Trends for 2015

Linden Schaffer | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

As personal health and wellness initiatives continue to gain momentum by leaps and bounds, travelers are taking a stand and refusing to sacrifice their latest lifestyle changes when they leave home.

The Changes We Wish We Could Make: How To Inspire Personal Behavior Change For A Healthy And Sustainable Future

Dr. Karen Manson | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Manson

Governments and health care companies are only part of the solution in creating a sustainable and healthier future in a global health care system where 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases and 40 percent of cancers are preventable; personal decisions and responsibility also play a large role.

Accepting Change: Letting Yourself Fall in the Flow of Your Life

Jeff Pulver | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Pulver

Growing up I have been reminded to not let days slip by and not to put things off. My dad often reminded me that the cliché "Youth is wasted on the young" is something he didn't want me to regret too.

The Perfect Diet

Amy Pleimling | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Pleimling

Go back to the basics of eating healthy whole foods but in a way that works for you. The best diet is the one that is achievable, satisfying and sustainable for you.

The Picture of Health: My Secret Struggle to Convince Western Medicine I Was Sick

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jacobs

People think I grew up with green juice in my sippy cup and kale chips alongside my chicken fingers. But it's just not so. It's been a long-time learning experience for me, too.

My 'Arianna Huffington Wakeup Call'

Shampa Bagchi | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Shampa Bagchi

Thanks to leaders like Arianna Huffington who are lending their own life experience to sound the alarm bell for overworked, exhausted, love-my-work, head-buried-in-sand people like us. But an alarm bell is only as good as our response to it.

The Only Tip You'll Ever Need to Live a Healthy Life

Lorie Eber | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

Let me suggest a way out of this start-stop conundrum. How about if we get literal? As Jim Rohn, the well-known entrepreneur and motivational speaker put it: "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." How about if we started treating our bodies at least as well as our homes?

Excuses, Temptations, and Laziness Along the Path to Wellness

John McElhenney | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
John McElhenney

I passed through the gauntlet of Halloween and all its sugary horrors to some complacency on my part. While the basket of candy in the front room di...

Women Can Do Anything Men Can Do, But Here's One Surprising Thing They're Even Better At

Mary Ann Bauman, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Bauman, M.D.

Who would have thought that these catchy lyrics from the 1946 Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun would fit so perfectly into a conversation today about women and heart disease?

How to Get a Bikini Body Without Buying a Bikini Body Plan

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Reghenzani

When I say bikini body, what comes to mind? Maybe a before and after shot, like the ones that clog up your newsfeed? I see a lot of clients fall into...

Paradoxically, Slow Medicine Is the Best Quick Fix for Your Health

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mark Hyman, M.D. -- a leading functional medicine doctor and author of numerous books, including The Bloo...

One Mom Finds Freedom Pushing a Little Something Extra

Lara Coffee | Posted 10.30.2014 | Parents
Lara Coffee

Yes, my first purchase as a soon-to-be first-time mom was a jog stroller, months before I could use it.

The Common Principles of Slow Food and Slow Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.

Top Ten Things I Learned at a Leading Work-Life Event

Robin Hardman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
Robin Hardman

Since we're in the final days of National Work and Family Month, I thought I'd share a few odds and ends of what I picked up

Your Company's Biometric Data Is In... Now What? How Corporate Wellness Programs Pay for Themselves

Jeff Hyman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

They already know that their wellness programs are paying dividends that will only get better over time. It's time for all companies large and small to make the investment, as it's one of the best things you can do for your company and for your employees.

5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in School

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 10.24.2014 | College
Erin Reghenzani

Whether all of this is news to you or you've only just started to realise some of these truths now is your chance to change for the better and start living a life full of love, wealth and happiness.

Symptoms of the Problem: When Doctors Are Reluctant to Use Conventional Medicine for Our Own Families

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

Doctors are people too, and we equally suffer from our own limitations, when it comes to our loved ones and ourselves. My hope is that as more and more physicians are asked to consider the alternatives that our patients request, we too will consider these alternatives more seriously.

The Healer vs. the Skilled Technician

Jamie Rautenberg | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Rautenberg

I'm beyond grateful to finally be in touch with the inner guidance my heart provides and the beautiful healers who support me through doing the same.

The Power of Positive Energy

David Kirsch | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

I am a very strong believer in the power of positive energy. I have seen -- both in my personal and professional life -- that your mind is the most p...

5 Stretches Every Runner Should Be Doing

Jamie Walker | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Since running does put a lot of stress on the body, its good to have a few stretches in your arsenal that target the muscles you use most. Whether your new to stretching (or new to running), these stretches will help you increase mobility, flexibility and recover faster run after run.

4 Steps to Avoiding Burnout as a Single Mom

Brianna Upton | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brianna Upton

Let's be honest, it's not only the pressure of the outside modern world that makes you feel like you must get it all done; we do it to ourselves. It's the reality of, if I don't do it now, who will? That is the area in which burnout is knocking on our door.

The Entire United States Is Going on the Wagon for #14Days Starting Monday

Tommy Rosen | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tommy Rosen

Spread the word, challenge your friends and family to go on the wagon for #14DAYS and be in solidarity with those of us who walk this path perhaps first out of necessity, but then hopefully out of love.