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How (and Why) to Be a Selfish Mom

Cozetta Lagemann | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Cozetta Lagemann

I was the perfect example of a Martyr Mom -- a mom that exists just for her family, one who puts her interests and needs aside because there just isn't enough time in the day to do it all.

Are Carbs Evil?

Alan Christianson | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Today, people are much more wary of carbohydrates than fats. A few months ago, I was hanging out one evening with a different group of health-conscious friends. The evening treat of choice today is bacon and chocolate. Is this progress or a new fad?

15 Clean-Eating Thanksgiving Recipes

Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD

Eating fried onions from a can and MSG-laden condensed mushroom soup is NOT written in the laws of this cherished feast. With these healthier, whole foods-based Thanksgiving recipes, you can focus on stuffing the turkey, not yourself!

Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.23.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eati...

10 Things To Look For In A Personal Trainer

Jamie Walker | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Above all else, trust your gut. Look for a knowledgeable and experienced personal trainer who feels like the most natural fit. That's the one to hire because she'll not only help you reach your goals, but will also keep you feeling comfortable, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Gratitude Beauty: My Fave Fragrances for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing (or, a Truffle Pig's Guide to Natural Perfumes)

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.04.2014 | Style
Miriam Ava

You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.

Copycat Panera Bread Cinnamon Crunch Bagels

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.03.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

The best part? These bagels are half whole wheat, contain NO butter and very minimal sugar.

Staying Lean This Halloween

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

It's that time of year when tricks and treats seem to find their way into your pantry, much to the dismay of your weight loss and health goals.

5 Easy Fall Vegetable Dishes Your Family Will Love

Caroline Phelps | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

This is one bowl of comfort goodness!

5 Documentaries to Sink Your Teeth Into for Food Day

Susan Liang | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Liang

What many of us may lack in political pull, we can make up for in taking the time to become more educated and present in our food choices.

5 Reasons Runners Are Like Toddlers

Jamie Walker | Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Runners, like toddlers can be both peculiar and charming. We often lack table manners, can cry at any given moment and need help with the most basic tasks. You know what else is funny? The fact that we will also drop everything to smile and run for something shiny.

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Food Fanatic | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Whole grains and dark chocolate meet in one delicious cookie.

Take Your Tailgate To The Championship With These 6 Recipes

Molly Tavoletti | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste
Molly Tavoletti

With a food spread like this, we all go home champions.

My Imperfect Journey

Brandee Eagles | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brandee Eagles

My fight continues. I will earn my happiness. I will earn my body. One victory at a time. I don't have it all figured out and probably never will. My journey is imperfect, and that's the beauty of it. I'm just like every other woman out there trying to lose weight. I'm perfectly imperfect.

The 6 Roots of a Grounded Leader

Bob Rosen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Bob Rosen

Only grounded leaders are truly up to the task of meeting today's wide-ranging challenges. They inspire people to do good work, not just work hard. Most importantly, they possess the invaluable ability to unite people around visions both grand and sustainable.

Back to Fall Workout: Favorite Fashions, Yummy Snacks, Chic Drinks for Getting Your Gym on In Style

Condiment | Posted 10.26.2014 | Style
Condiment

Cross Fit, spin class, boot camp, whatever your workout might be, there has never been a better time for healthy living than now.

People Aren't the Problem

Josh Tetrick | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Josh Tetrick

When the leaders of the world's largest retailers and manufacturers do things that are seemingly out of step with your values, it's not because they don't care, it's because doing the right thing  is often expensive, inconvenient, and let's be honest, disgusting. To put it simply, you wouldn't buy it anyway. So what do you expect?

Confessions of a Chubby Girl

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

For me, once I admitted that I really like sugar, and that eating it makes me happy, my cravings died down. I stopped wanting it because I knew I could eat it if I wanted it. I replaced my years of resistance and pushing away the foods I loved with a more compassionate approach.

Not Enough Time for Intimacy?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Our health, career, financial well-being, relationships with family and friends, creative expression, and even spiritual life, all radiate out from the well being of that flourishing intimate partnership.

How To Make Delicious Parsley, Toasted Sesame and Miso Salad

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Taste
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Is parsley the new kale? Taste this salad and you'll believe it!

20 Ways To Waste Less Food

Dannii Martin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
Dannii Martin

It goes without saying that wasting that much food is going to put a big dent in your food budget, so if you are getting healthy on a budget, then lowering your food waste is something you should really try and focus on.

Shocking Facts Behind Obesity

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

From the CDC, the term obesity is a label for a range of weight that is greater than what is generally considered healthy for a given height. The Worl...

10 Ideas for a Simple, Healthy Summer

Amy Arndt | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Arndt

What if we decided to make the summer of 2014 a simple, healthy one? Do you long to turn off the gadgets and make some great memories? Wouldn't it be nice to feel better by making some simple healthy choices?

The Trick to Manipulate Your Own Mind

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

One thing I've learned up to this point in life is that the mind has a memory. And it's damn smart; it "subconsciously" recognizes patterns. Once the...

Find Out How You Can Treat Yourself and Better Yourself at the Same Time on Your Next Vacation

AskMen.com | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

You'd be forgiven for thinking that a spa holiday was all about fluffy white robes and whale music. But these days, people are taking it one step further and are opting to use their vacation time for personal development or a complete body-mind detox.