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4 Food Swaps for a Healthier BBQ

KnowMore TV | Posted 09.02.2014 | Home
KnowMore TV

By Tara Weng for KnowMore.tv I love summer, even if it does usually mean a lot of food-centered gatherings. I remember my first summer as a newlywed...

Don't Be Scared, It's Just Your Immune System

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite its ominous title, the immune system primer "Why You Are Still Alive" takes a friendly tone in describing how an army of cells mobilizes when ...

An Open Heart, an Open Mind to Meditation

Ko Im | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

We're seeking happiness in the wrong places. We need to break our bad habits by cultivating kindness to ourselves through steadfastness, clear seeing, emotional distress and attention to the present. This awareness can be helpfully reached through practiced meditation.

The Free Exercise of Religion for Whom?

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

Monday's Supreme Court ruling that the Hobby Lobby crafts store chain does not have to provide all forms of birth control for its employees marks the ...

8 Life-Changing Lessons Exercise Enthusiasts Can Learn From 'Thrive'

Ben Greenfield | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Our muscles thrive on contraction, then relaxation. Our brains thrive on wake, then sleep. Our bodies thrive on work, then recover. Trees thrive on blooming, then shedding. You can only go so long without that rest from labor before something breaks, often irreparably.

7 Easy Vegetarian Recipes For Summer Grilling

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 09.01.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

There are few occasions where being a vegetarian is particularly depressing, and most of them involve social gatherings around a grill.

Are Your Childhood Desires Making You Sick and Fat?

Mark and Debbie Abbott | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark and Debbie Abbott

Your long-term childhood exposure to these campaigns encouraged and capitalized on your appetite for immediate gratification at the expense of your long-term health. Now, as an adult, you're likely hooked and addicted to lifestyle choices of unhealthy food, alcohol, and late night sleep deprivation.

What Am I Learning Here?

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Much of life is constantly allowing feedback to emerge so we can either confirm that we are on the right track or shift tracks to align a perfect balance of existence.

3 Clues That You Need to Regroup

Michelle Renee | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Are you ignoring the clues telling you it is time to regroup or are you open, aware and making the changes you need to make to say yes to living a resilient, in the now, awakened life?

30 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Turned 30

Brenda Della Casa | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Brenda Della Casa

No one has it all, but some people do make the best of what they have and take very good care of it. Those people tend to savor their lives a bit more.

5 Reasons We Keep Doing Something That Results in Failure

Lorie Eber | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

It's time to realize that no diet is ever going to work in the long run. The only answer is to learn how to slowly change those habits. Habit change is a slow process, but the only way to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life.

Why We're Drinking More Than Our Moms Did

KnowMore TV | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Women today could drink their own mothers under the table, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry. Though the study took place in Australia, the researchers believe it signals a much larger trend in the developed world.

Selfie Psychology: Is There an Age Expiration Date for This New Trend?

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

There is a pleasurable and spontaneous quality about selfies. It can reflect an intimate yet idealized image of one's self. It is an image that can alter how we see ourselves and our lives for the better and add humor to an all too dour moment.

This Total-Body Workout Will Fly By, Thanks To The Perfect Playlist

SELF | Posted 08.28.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

This fitness routine will make your session fly by. Download these hits, then grab a partner and a set of weights, and play along.

5 Things to Help Millennials Take Back Their Lives

Nina Friend | Posted 08.27.2014 | College
Nina Friend

What is it about millennials that makes us constantly forge happiness? I have faith in my generation. If we believe that we can break free from social media mania and adjust our lifestyles to reflect authenticity instead of deceit, we might be able to admit that life is not perfect.

WATCH LIVE: The Power Of Play

Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 8:00 - 9:00am and 10:00 - 11:00am EST. We know that sports and exercise are essential for bodies and minds that are still developing,...

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Scott Stabile | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

I've learned -- over and over again -- that when I resist making necessary changes in my life, life itself usually makes them for me. It gnaws and pushes and drags me out of my resistance, as I groan and claw and struggle to hold onto a reality I know needs transforming. This usually hurts a lot more than it needs to.

Burnt Out at 28?

Shane Dolan | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Shane Dolan

We live in a society where getting ahead is too often in direct proportion to the speed at which we operate. Yes, fast-paced is sometimes necessary. There will always be a deadline quickly approaching or an urgent matter that was completely unplanned for -- that's part of life.

Resources for Busy Parents

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

As you grow into building your own families, it's important to find ways to educate yourself so that your efforts could contribute to that cause as best possible. While I am not telling you to shift your entire fridge to becoming organic or to create a gluten-free household, I am providing a few ways for you to try and become more hands-on or as we say "do it yourself.

It's Time to Get Your Play On

Charles Sophy, D.O. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Charles Sophy, D.O.

I'm not asking you to live stress-free, as that's not a reasonable request. I'm simply asking you to constructively direct that stress or excess energy. This could be a form of exercise or a hobby.

Coping With Dementia or Alzheimer's at Home: A Checklist for Daily Rituals

Marki Flannery | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

When someone suffers from Alzheimer's disease, there are a million potential obstacles that can turn simple daily rituals like this one into a real challenge for caregivers.

Sleep Deprivation: The Calm Before the Storm

Anthie Zoumboulias | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthie Zoumboulias

Sleep is by far the most important and vital necessity we need to remain healthy and function properly as humans. This habit of being on our cell phones, checking our emails and working around the clock, and on weekends, needs to come to an end.

Working Off a Coke: Warped Logic at Its Finest

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The ad imagines what would happen if people paid for their can of Coke by working off the calories it contains. It shows that people are different, but on average, working off a can of soda takes just 23 minutes of cycling.

Fourth of July Tone-Up Plan: Day 1

Nora Tobin | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner we look for last-minute ways to shape up. Each day you will get a new workout with a different focus.

Narcissists Prefer Other-Oriented People

Melissa Schenker | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Melissa Schenker

An other-oriented person, with practice, can shift to being empathetic and self-aware in all domains of life. Their natural empathy is welcome in relationships, and when balanced with self-aware communication, can lead to a much better quality of life.