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Is Being A Night Owl Ruining Your Health?

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

To find the few studies that say people who burn the midnight oil and snooze until noon are smarter and perform better on cognitive tasks taken later in the day than early birds, you may have to pull an all-nighter.

What Japan Can Teach You About Living A Long, Healthy Life

Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Want to know where to look to live a long, prosperous, healthy life? It’s simple. Just look east. Japan, the land that gave us such treasures as ...

The Power of a Prefix: Three Letters That Could Save Your Life

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Fortunately, a "pre" diagnosis means you haven't yet met the diagnostic criteria for the condition that follows it; however, it can also offer a false sense of security. "Pre" can be a powerful wake up call.

'Just F*cking Eat Already!' On Overcoming Food and Diet Obsession

Connie Andrea Trowbridge | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Connie Andrea Trowbridge

The amazing thing about the human body is this: Just because you choose to ignore the warnings signs don't mean they will go away. One way or another, if your body needs food, needs rest, it will force you to shut down. And that's exactly what happened to me.

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...

Are You Thriving or Surviving?

Laura Berger | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

But see, I unfortunately can't get you around the stark reality that dictating a life of your own is not possible without having the guts to make it happen so you can watch everyone trying to figure out how they are going to get in the pool with you.

3 Paradigm Shifts to a Better Life

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Sure, we'll never have enough time for everything we need to do, so stop thinking that way. Start making your list of things you want to do, and somehow the day will feel just about right.

Our Homes, Ourselves and Creating the Perfect Stress-Free Environment

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

Turning your home into a place of balance and harmony is not a new idea, but it's certainly a timeless one. Give yourself a gift. Apply these small changes, and see what happens to your life.

Diabetes and My Personal Experience With Obtaining Health Care Coverage Through Obamacare

Peg Abernathy | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

Well... here I go. My job is ending, and I need health insurance coverage with a pre-existing condition (Type 1 diabetes). My heart starts to race jus...

Why I Quit My Big Time, Powerful, Six-Figure Corporate Job

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

I'm not sure if it was divine intervention, spiritual awakening, universal alignment, or just the really amazing bottle of chardonnay I had shared with my husband the night before, but something amazing happened one morning in November 2010. As my eyes struggled to open in the brisk morning sun, I felt different. I had an epiphany.

Why I Wear My Baby: A Dad's Perspective

R.C. Liley | Posted 10.09.2014 | Parents
R.C. Liley

As a dad, I will never be able to duplicate what my wife shares maternally with Avery, so I depend on babywearing to get as close as I can.

Shortcut Strategies to Living Your Best Life

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

Living our best life is something we all deserve to pursue for ourselves and all the others it will benefit. Living your best life is closer than you think, so go out there and achieve your fabulous goals!

Tracking Your Progress for Health and Fitness Success

Angeles Burke | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

When you set new fitness goals, the initial determination and enthusiasm to stay on track seems never-ending. Yet as the weeks go on, you may notice that you begin slipping up and losing focus. At this time it becomes imperative to make changes in order to maintain adherence to your program and reach your goals.

10 Amazing Benefits of Drinking More Water

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Helsabeck

Up until about three years ago, my beverages of choice included Diet Coke, coffee, juices, but rarely a glass of water. The only time I resorted to...

5 Sleep Apnea Risk Factors To Discuss With Your Doctor

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Fortunately, many of the damaging effects of sleep apnea can be stopped, and even reversed, through diagnosis and treatment.

The One And Only Way To Get Healthy

Ali Cherry | Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

As consumers, we need to trade the habit of clicking for short cuts for the habit of practicing behaviors that will truly serve our health. As a health and wellness industry, we need to trade our habit of telling people why they should do something or overwhelming them with a dozen ways to do it, and instead, invite them, inspire them, and propel them to try one way, to practice.

How I Got Healthy, Part Two: My Dad's Last Words on How to Live My Life

Julie Sacks | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Sacks

My father said to me "live your life," and I believe he was telling me to be myself. It took a lot of strength to make radical choices and changes, but I feel more aligned with my authentic self than ever, more energetic and happy to face each day.

How I Got Healthy: Part One: Panic Attacks and a Work in Progress

Julie Sacks | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Sacks

While the anxiety attacks are gone, and I feel really great most of the time, I am still a work in progress. I am eager to embrace what's ahead for me as I continue to grow and evolve. I truly feel lucky to be happier and healthier, but always learning.

Why You Should Stop Feeling Guilty About 'Me Time'

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

You won't always have time for a 90-minute yoga session so remember that wellness comes in different shapes and sizes. You can do something as simple as reading an entertaining blog for 10 minutes or finding a healthy recipe to try this weekend.

8 Tips For Managing Anxiety

Alexis Meads | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexis Meads

Talking it out with someone, either a coach or someone who understands what you are going through is so important. Know that you are not alone or have to do it all by yourself. It's OK to ask for help.

Healthy Eating Is Not A Contest

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

I wore what I didn't eat like a badge of honor. As a certified health coach, I felt like it was important to "walk the talk" and make sure that I was taking exceptional care of myself; but like every other thing in life, you can take even good things too far!

Mental Health: Part of a Balanced Lifestyle

Nick Holt, MSW, ASW | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nick Holt, MSW, ASW

Too often, we have competing interests in our day-to-day lives. With pressures coming from employment, peers, family, household chores and more, our daily tasks often become hasty, triaged decisions based in reaction rather than prevention.

8 Ways Fitness Changed My Life

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Patton-Carson

The confidence I get from exercise is not just vanity. Sure, I like how I look and enjoy making progress, but my the confidence I get runs deeper than that. The better I get at running, the heavier weights I can lift and the further I can push my body reminds me of how to better tackle other challenges outside of my workouts.

Is Alcohol in Moderation Really Good for Your Heart?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

If you enjoy your daily glass of wine I wouldn't worry about the contradictory findings. On the other hand, if anyone ever suggested you start drinking alcohol for your health I'd say that advice isn't yet established.

9 Simple Things You Can Do To Be A Happier, Healthier Person

Amanda L. Chan | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda L. Chan

At HuffPost, we're lucky to talk to experts on a daily basis about how to live our best lives, both mentally and physically. Over time, you start to pick up on some things. Themes begin to emerge loudly and clearly. It becomes obvious what is considered a universal "good."