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How I Reclaimed My Health

Harper Spero | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

Over the past year I've started to take control of my own health. I've been going to yoga three times a week, eating healthier, making juice every morning and figuring out like-minded alternatives to living a better lifestyle with an immune deficiency.

The Seduction of Suffering

Anthony Meindl | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Meindl

The seduction of suffering. As human beings we subscribe to this myth. A lot. That if we aren't suffering in our work, in our lives -- pulling out ...

Why We Have the Time to Actually Live Our Lives

Madeline Wahl | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

I emerged from the subway to a crisp Sunday afternoon with clear skies and snowflakes on the sidewalk and as I was thinking about what chores I had to do that evening I heard a woman say, "Excuse me, do you have the time?"

What's the Fat Problem With Girls?

Rana Florida | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Rana Florida

While I deplore Hollywood's pressure on women to be underweight and perfect, I don't believe that obesity can be a positive political statement. We should all be advocating for a healthy lifestyle, with a good diet and sufficient exercise.

3 Things We Learned From the Winter Olympics

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

If you're like me, much of your free time in February was spent glued to the TV. I know, I know; I'm always a proponent of getting off the couch and g...

The True Meaning Of Fearless Love

Mable Chan | Posted 04.27.2014 | Weddings
Mable Chan

Deep down, I feared the trappings of marriage. I feared that marriage would make me give up independent thoughts and ideals.

12 Life Hacks You Need to Be Awesome at Life

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

I spend a lot of time convincing people to stop being their own worst enemy, and instead invest that energy in developing their potential so they can create the opportunities they need. In the nature of a public service announcement, here are the 12 most common things I find myself reminding clients who are attempting to re-create themselves.

Situational Awareness: A Key to Your Safety

Avital Zeisler | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women
Avital Zeisler

In simple terms, Situational Awareness is being more aware of your surroundings. The real question is, can you develop a sixth sense for danger, while still being able to enjoy each and every moment?

Six Tips to Keep Thrift Bargaining Fun

Dirk Hughes | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Dirk Hughes

Even with this obstacle, here are a few simple tips for both sellers and buyers that can make the bargaining process go more smoothly regardless of your level of involvement. And they will help keep the experience fun as well.

The Only Tricks You Need To Simplify Your Life

Susie Moore | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Happiness is the goal of all other goals and the secret to happiness is simply inner peace. When we tread the peaceful path, simplicity lines the walk.

Can We Unmuddle Mammography?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A new study of mammography, showing lack of survival benefit, has once again muddied these waters and muddled the relevant messaging.

We Are Reason-Making Machines

Eric Roberge | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Roberge

Whether the topic is finances, weight loss, lack of time with family or any other circumstances you can think of, I invite you to take a real look at that area. Be honest with yourself about what's so and forget about the reasons why it's the way it is.

7 Ways To Love Yourself

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

How you view and treat yourself influences how others view and treat you. Make a commitment to loving yourself unconditionally, and you will expand your capacity to give and receive love.

The Urban Girl's Dictionary

Allison Bagley | Posted 04.20.2014 | Style
Allison Bagley

A guide to words I wish were part of our common vernacular.

I Heal

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

I heal. In these words, I invite you to find a practical strategy for living and a gateway to wholeness. To say, "I heal," is, of course, a descript...

Treat Yourself Well

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Bruce Weinstein

The author at the beach * Photo by Kristen Bancroft Why did you choose to do what you do for a living? Was it because you wanted to become rich? Fa...

It Happened to Me: There Are No Fat People in My Yoga Class, and I'm Suddenly Uncomfortable With It

Lauren Cahn | Posted 04.14.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

I needed to catch up on my current events, so I went to my go-to source for all things relevant -- xoJane.com, which is how I stumbled upon this gut-w...

The 9 Best Decisions You Could Make For A Happier Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

You will never regret the decision to stand up for your rights, your worth and your own beliefs. Make your voice heard in polite but firm ways. Empower yourself by knowing you possess undying strength to forge ahead. Stand up, in particular, against three things: conventions, limitations and injustice.

What Is Freedom?

Phyllis Sues | Posted 04.13.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

We all have a different interpretation of freedom. For me, freedom is doing what I want to do. Love it, practice, what I want to do and do it well!

How to Survive the Great Indian Chaos

Ketaki Desai | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Ketaki Desai

It is important to remember that there is a lot more to India than the craziness one experiences, if one has the desire and the patience to look for it.

25 Things a Woman Should Have by Her 30s

Ada Polla | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Ada Polla

Maybe it is because we are 1/12th done with 2014 already. Maybe it is because in 8 months I will be unarguably closer to 40 than to 30. Who knows... in any case, I have been thinking about what I long for.

The Bidet, and Other Italian Household Mysteries

Lisa Condie | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Americans have a hard time acknowledging the bidet. Not quite sure how to use it, or exactly why it is even there, they ignore it mostly. The British, however, are out and out embarrassed to even have it in their apartment!

It's Not a Game

Victor Burt | Posted 04.08.2014 | New York
Victor Burt

For 30+ years, what began as a few weekend games between employees from the Brooklyn Union Gas Co. and the Brooklyn Judicial Court grew into "morning runs."

The 13 Weirdest Things in the SkyMall Catalogue

Meghan Feeks | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Meghan Feeks

Shortly after takeoff, something happens. I can't help eyeballing the SkyMall catalogue in front of me. I dog-ear my New Yorker, open the catalogue with a sigh of defeat and cave to the sick pleasure of wondering who really buys all that sh*t.

Kumari Luxury Hair Oil Is a Nutrient-Rich Elixir for Your Hair

Azeem Khan | Posted 03.30.2014 | Style
Azeem Khan

For those of you looking for an effective way to care for your hair, in the long haul, there's a trick that's actually been around for centuries.