Let's face it. Every woman has a bad hair day every once in a while. And by bad hair day, I mean rocking a messy bun that is too messy, having a stain on your favorite blouse, smudging your lipstick and sneezing 0.5 seconds after applying mascara.
Our fast-paced modern culture leaves little room for quiet moments. We often dismiss stillness and solitude as a waste of time. However, as we’ve gotten busier, we’ve also gotten sicker. The main culprit: stress. The best way to help: daily meditation.
What if you could guarantee your baby wouldn’t be born with a disease that would eventually kill him or her? Most parents would go to great lengths to have that promise - but at what cost?
Talking about suicide is hard.
Let’s face it, that special gift Mother Nature sends you every month is never one you want to open. Periods are never to be trifled with. Apart from the cramps and icky feelings it brings, your period can reveal a lot about the state of things not only in your reproductive system, but in other areas of your body as well.
Our minds have evolved to a place where they naturally and biologically seek to judge, assess and compare. That’s all right and good, and serves a really important purpose for keeping us safe and aware. However, not all thoughts we have are truth, but it’s easy for us to accept them as such. In fact, some thoughts can keep us stuck and afraid, which is often what I find when working with individuals who are hoping to overcome eating challenges.
Medical marijuana is just the beginning.
It's the most wonderful time of the year, in every way but one. The overabundance of junk food! This time of year is magical aside from the plates of treats left on your porch, in the break room, at the ugly Christmas sweater party and in your pantry. So why do we overeat during the holidays? For starters, many people around us are doing it. Second, food is easily accessible. Third, it's how we socialize. And last, we think it helps us when we're stressed and stress is inevitable during the holidays.
It's the most wonderful time of the year … right?
You don't have to live in Flint, Michigan, to worry about your family's water supply. Concern about Flint's continuing battle with lead contamination has people across the country paying closer attention to what is flowing out of their taps.
Sometimes we all need a good cry. We may not want to, because it makes us look vulnerable, but that doesn’t mean it’s not necessary. Crying comes from the deepest and most vulnerable parts of ourselves and may make us look weak, but afterwards, we come out the other end much stronger. Crying is proven to be beneficial for both emotional and physical health.
Pain in any form is bad for our daily functionality, as it reduces our ability to concentrate fully. The burning sensation that results from it creates too much tug on our brains. Our bodies, no matter how hard and sturdy they seem, are quite fragile towards succumbing to our bad habits.
About 36.7 million people worldwide are currently living with HIV, and 1.8 million of those infected are children who contracted the disease from their mothers according to AIDS.gov. A shocking one in eight people who have AIDS do not even know they have it yet - are you one of them?
Your house may be child-proofed, but has it been child-proofed for Christmas?
Ignore all the moaning about weight gain, shopping and stress. Christmas is good for you — even more so if you profess a strong faith in God.
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If you have cellulite, or cottage cheese skin as many call it, you’re not alone; the majority of women have it. And to throw ...
New research shows that “fat shamed” people (people who are mocked for their size) are more likely to have cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The study ...
Relationships change you for better or worse, and if you are dating a manipulator, you will be changed for the latter. Manipulators play on the ...
Her symptoms hit hard and fast. More than anything else, my girlfriend was thirsty all the time, dropping weight and went to the bathroom frequently.
Adding a new member to the family can require some adjustments in your schedule. Here are 10 simple ways you can keep exercise in your ...
When clinical trials make the news, it's usually because of a breakthrough in a medical treatment, or the promise of one, as in Zika ...
That "time of the month" is already tough. There's no need to make it harder on yourself. When you're on your period, taking ...
No matter the season, you can squeeze in a productive workout. Here are 20 tips for exercising in every weather condition: