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5 Signs Your Fitness Instructor Is Giving Into Participant Pressure (and Costing You Results!)

Catherine Basu | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Basu

In most gyms you can't keep your class if your participation numbers aren't consistently high. Instructors whose routines don't stand up to popular fitness knowledge aren't very popular with participants, and sooner or later they aren't teaching their classes.

Teach the Power of 'No, Thank You'

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

As a parent, you have a great deal of influence over your kids' eating habits and attitudes about food. It's never too late to teach your kids some important lessons about sensible eating.

How To Recognize The Symptoms Of A Heart Attack

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The medical community has placed a great deal of emphasis on heart health, from preventive measures such as exercise and nutrition to recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack. Unfortunately, much of that emphasis has focused on men's health, not women's.

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.

7 Festive Gluten-Free Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.02.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The rest of the crowd might enjoy a break from the mini hooded hot dogs in favor of these healthier bites.

Gratitude Beauty: My Favorite Color Cosmetics for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing Compliments (Or, Colors of Gratitude in Action)

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.02.2014 | Style
Miriam Ava

Green beauty is so much fun! It allows us to play, create, celebrate & express ourselves in so many powerful ways.

10 Lessons Learned in Corporate That Every Entrepreneur Can Use To Grow Their Business

Kelly Lynn Adams | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Lynn Adams

Some of the most successful people in the world are some of the hardest working people. Once these people reach "success" they don't stop -- they keep on going -- their passions, desires and drive keep them motivated and inspired to do more, help more and give more. So tune into your desires, passions and drive. What fuels your work ethic?

Is Being A Night Owl Ruining Your Health?

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.25.2014 | 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 12.22.2014 | 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 12.19.2014 | 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 12.19.2014 | 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 12.10.2014 | 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 12.09.2014 | 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 12.09.2014 | 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 11.26.2014 | 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.