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Why Should We Listen to Old People? A Very Good Question

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

Younger people are right to ask: Why should I spend time listening to old people's advice about how to live my life?

Renaissance for Change: A New Civil Order?

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

A renaissance for change is coming into being, and it heralds an epoch for opportunity like none other.

The Big Secret About Husbands (That Every Wife Is Thinking)

Laurie Puhn | Posted 03.13.2012 | Weddings
Laurie Puhn

Over the years, I discovered something: Many people are nicer to strangers than they are to their spouses.

7 Steps to Make Healthy Living a Lifetime Habit

Jeanette Jenkins | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeanette Jenkins

You must take responsibility for your present condition and understand that you are not a victim of your past but claim the power to shape your future.

How To Avoid Getting Hurt In A Yoga Class

Kelly Moore | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Moore

Despite the doom and gloom scenario painted by the New York Times, the average Jane or Joe can practice yoga without having back surgery, popping a hamstring or making a trip to the emergency room (or even the drugstore) simply by following two simple guidelines.

How To Keep The Top 5 January Resolutions

Katie Campbell | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Katie Campbell

You had your champagne ready, your tie, hemline or sweatpants were smoothed out and you were ready to toast to the new year. All, you needed was for that ball to drop, but then someone asked you the dreaded question: "What's your New Year's resolution?"

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Blunted Affect

Adia Colar | Posted 03.04.2012 | TV
Adia Colar

In the past two episodes of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, we've seen not only the other cast members essentially outing the abuse claims on national TV, but also Taylor and Russell's reaction to it.

Valuable Lessons of 2011

Amy Chan | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

You will lose your job. You will have your heart broken. The person you admired will disappoint you. You will make mistakes that you'll regret. You will fall. And you will get up. Life's curveballs are inevitable, therefore position yourself so that the "getting up" part is not so crippling.

You Can't 'Save Time' In The New Year... But You Can Slow Down

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 02.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

You may appear more productive, but as you become more sleep deprived will the quality of your work suffer? It is hard to do, but buck the trend and consider slowing down -- just a bit. It might be an unusual New Year's resolution.

10 Tips For Throwing A Healthier Holiday Party

Clean Plates | Posted 02.23.2012 | Food
Clean Plates

It can be challenging to host a festive holiday party without throwing everything you know about health and nutrition out the window.

Using Food as Medicine and Our Ally

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The next time you hear your doctor tell you to eat your vegetables and to avoid fatty processed pro-inflammatory foods, just remember that it's not just your doctor who's telling you that... your body is screaming to you for the same thing as well.

Living Up to the Holiday Lights

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Linda Novick O'Keefe

I love these December dawns, even if it's hard to drag myself out into the cold. They put me in touch with the year-end cycle in a way I'd miss if I didn't see the sun come up and go down.

Companies Curb Health Care Costs With Penalties and Rewards for Employees

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 02.19.2012 | Business
Barbara Ficarra

If you're a smoker your company could be penalizing you by tapping into your wallet.

How Happy Is Your Health?

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.18.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

You can have a great marriage, a great career and a great family but taking care of your health has to come before everything else.

Is Holiday Weight Gain, Like January Bills, Inevitable?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The infamous holiday five pounds do not have to be inevitable, and what a wonderful gift you will be giving yourself to enter the New Year without the extra weight of the past.

Hope: Autism

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 02.11.2012 | Parents
Ariane Zurcher

There's hope, and then there's desperation. Often I am not sure which one is pushing me more.

The Vetri Foundation for Children: A Vision for Healthy Eating and Healthy Living

Charles Howard | Posted 02.11.2012 | Impact
Charles Howard

Chef Marc Vetri's vision of having every school cafeteria serving family style lunches may be some years away, but at least he has a vision. That vision is slowly coming to fruition, one family meal and one school at a time.

Office Yoga: Wave Breath

Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living

This is Day 15 of Yoga Journal's Office Yoga series. This yoga move incorporates the calming effects of breath and meditation into a gentle shoulde...

Office Yoga: Jaw And Neck Release

Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living

This is Day 14 of Yoga Journal's Office Yoga series. This gentle stretch softens tension in your neck and jaw. Sign up to receive your Office Yo...

Office Yoga: Wrist Roll And Shake

Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living

This is Day 13 of Yoga Journal's Office Yoga series. This exercise not only opens the carpal tunnel in your wrists; it's also a fun challenge for y...

7 Ways To Stay Happy This Winter

The Huffington Post | Riddhi Shah | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living

Your shopping list is growing ever-longer, it's getting dark earlier and earlier, a mountain of greeting cards awaits your attention and the family fe...

Letting Go of Comparisons. Enough Already!

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

I have found that one of the most self-binding and defeating habits that many of us have is the tendency to compare ourselves to others: comparing our physical appearance, material possessions, personal life, romantic relationships and career.

Countdown to Look Hot in Your LBD

Valerie Orsoni | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Valerie Orsoni

This year, I've selected the crème de la crème of my healthy living tips to give you the red carpet glow without sweating it out at the gym. Follow these golden rules for the next month, and you're bound to look and feel your best when it's party time!

Antibiotics With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers?

Josh Tetrick | Posted 01.26.2012 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

Spit out that Thanksgiving leftover ham and pick up a barf bag. Because even the hardy Pilgrims would take a pass on some of those leftovers if they k...

Office Yoga: Finger Roll And Forearm Stretch

Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

This is Day 12 of Yoga Journal's Office Yoga series. Typing for hours (and years!) can create tension in the forearms, wrists, and fingers. Try thi...