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23 Hacks To Learn Anything Faster And Better

Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nick English Learning hacks -- they're a thing, and while the college kids are heading back to school, it's a good time for all of us to rethi...

Kids on Sweets: Are We Raising a Generation of Sugar Addicts?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

The food landscape in America is bleak, but the landscape in your home is of your own design. Here are a few ways to lay the groundwork for healthy habits.

What Productive People Do To Get It All Done

Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living

By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News If you struggle to check everything off your list, you aren't alone. According to a 2012 survey by LinkedIn, only 1...

You Really Are The Company You Keep -- At Least When It Comes To Your Health

Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living

Birds of a feather flock together -- even when it comes to health habits. A new study from Gallup researchers shows that if your friends and family...

How to Make a Healthy-Habit Change

Amanda Deverich | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Deverich

At first, change takes focused attention to become a habit. Once a habit is formed, it will give the budding change momentum and add a helpful inertia that makes it easier and easier to maintain the change.

You Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult: Here Are 8 Ways to Not Waste Them

James Clear | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

What you do each morning is an indicator of how you approach your entire day. It's the choices that we repeatedly make that determine the life we live, the health we enjoy, and the work we create.

Vacation Blues? 6 Tips to Ease the Before, During, and After

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 07.26.2013 | Travel
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

When you consider the Herculean effort to get away, the unpredictable stresses of travel, and the post-vacation blues, you have to wonder if it's even worth the trouble! But before you stress your next vacation, try these six tips.

How To Break A Bad Habit (And Replace It With A Good One)

James Clear | Posted 09.13.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Most of your bad habits are caused by two things... stress and boredom. Bad habits address certain needs in your life and for that reason, you need to replace them with habits that satisfy that same need.

7 Ways To Lose Weight Without Exercise

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Yes, exercise is better, but there are some tricks you can do that don't require breaking a sweat and can help melt a...

8 Things That Can Make You Smarter

Posted 06.23.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Annie Murphy Paul 'The science of learning' sheds new light on ways to keep expanding intelligence In “Thirte...

Health Sucks

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We could manage our weight and our health with at least as great and reliable a ROI as we can get by managing our money. We could eliminate 80 percent of our lifetime risk of chronic disease. The grim landscape of modern epidemiology is not for want of knowing -- it's for want of doing.

Short On Time? 5 Little Ways To Improve Your Life

Lisa Arends | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Arends

It's easy to think that change is not possible without lots of time and money, but that's just an excuse to stick with the status quo. With just a little effort and creativity, it is possible to transform your life in only minutes a day. What are you waiting for?

5 Keys To A Longer, Happier Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 08.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Contrary to popular belief, your health is in your hands. And when you become conscious of this fact and perform actions that encourage wellness, you can live the long, joyful, and extraordinary life you deserve.

Confessions of My Imperfections as a Health Coach

Robin Hoffman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

Am I perfect? Not in any way. Do I like to be healthy? Yes. But am I also human and make choices that aren't always wise or the healthiest thing? Absolutely. And maybe, for me, it's time to start sharing more of myself.

A Better Way to Start Your Day: Two Secrets That Will Change Your Energy, Attitude and Outlook

Amanda Russell | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Russell

How you start your day sets the tone for the rest of your day, and essentially how you live out your life, which is why I believe an effective morning routine can transform your outlook and make an epic difference in your life.

How To Stop Procrastinating

James Clear | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Recently, I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time. I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.

What You Reach For First Thing in the Morning Could Be an Indicator of Your Overall Health

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

What do you feel like you have to have first thing in the morning that might give a nutritionist a panic attack? By paying attention to how you feel (how you really feel), you might just realize these substances aren't what you're craving after all.

Learning From a Superhuman: The Incredible Fitness and Success of Jack LaLanne

James Clear | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Success is any field is about lifestyle choices, not life-changing transformations. It's your daily routine that will carry you to wherever it is you want to go.

How I Finally Fell in Love With My Workout

Mary K. Moore | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary K. Moore

Personal trainers were not quite right for me either, their rabid personalities never really meshing with mine. Specifically, their sheer enthusiasm and their love of the outdoors only served to highlight two things I fundamentally dislike: sheer enthusiasm and love of the outdoors.

When It Comes to Healthier Eating, Sometimes the Smallest Changes Can Usher In the Biggest Rewards

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I am suggesting you look at different areas of your life and see where there might be room for one small change. Accomplishing that change could affect the rest of your life -- and perhaps your health -- in a very positive, very beautiful way.

Tips for Healthy Living I Give to My Patients

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 05.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

There are a few fundamental principles I impart regularly to my patients, and so since I have come to see all of my readers as a regular part of my clinic family, I would like to similarly impart these principles to you.

Tom Lost 80 Pounds: 'It's A Gift I Have Given To Myself'

Tom W. Watson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom W. Watson

As I began to implement the new health and wellness plan for myself, I quickly gained confidence and realized that I could do this! The fitness plan was something I could sustain -- it was simple, in fact. All it required me to do was take 10,000 steps or more a day.

Success in Weight Loss, as in Life, Is a Result of Good Mental Health

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Losing weight permanently is not a result of tips and diets. It is the result of learning a new way to think, establishing healthy thinking habits and behavior habits.

Acupuncturists Spill: The 12 Health Tips They Wish Everyone Would Remember

Sara Calabro | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

We asked acupuncturists from around the country, what is one thing you wish all of your patients did to be healthier? Here are 12 do-it-yourself health tips that acupuncturists wish everyone would remember.

The Secret To Changing A Habit For Good

Dr. Judson Brewer | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judson Brewer

Besides taking a lot of blood, sweat and tears, relying on self-control to change our habits may not work so well because, well, we run out of blood, sweat and tears. When our tank is empty, that habit comes rushing back with a vengeance.