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5 Ways to Avoid Feeling Deprived When You Eat on Vacation

Ah, summer vacations. We look forward to them all year. And yet, if we're unhappy about our eating or our weight, vacations can be so stressful! There are new people who we don't usually see, who might criticize our appearance. There are new and tempting foods, and since we're on vacation, we often feel like we deserve to eat anything we want. Show More Summary

Do You Believe in Love?

Do you believe in love? The Practice: Trust in love. Why? Take a breath right now, and notice how abundant the air is, full of life-giving oxygen offered freely by trees and other green growing things. You can't see air, but it's always available for you. Love is a lot like the air. Show More Summary

Don't Define Your Diet by What You're NOT Eating

Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com Imagine attending a party where you really don't know anyone. Eager to strike up conversation, you introduce yourself to a woman and ask here what she does for a living. "I'm not a lawyer," she responds. "What just happened?" you ask yourself. Show More Summary

Chemicals Linked to Thyroid Disease: 10 Tips to Protect Your Health

By Lorri Ballance Laird, LuxEco Advocate You may be at risk to thyroid dysfunction due to chemicals in the environment. Three summers ago, I suddenly found myself exhausted and depressed. I slept for four to five hours a day after seeing my son off on the summer camp bus, and I couldn't manage to take care of my household. Show More Summary

When It's Time to Do Something, You Will Know

At times, it might feel like you need to run your own life. It can feel like you need to be constantly looking out so that you don't get yourself into some mess. Predicting and preventing problems so that you're not constantly solving problems. Nearly every day I talk with people who are asking themselves questions like "What if I'm depressed... Show More Summary

7 Things You Really Need to Know About Dreams

Seven Things You Really Want To Know About Dreams As a practicing psychologist, I find that my clients are fascinated by dreams. Most of them have read a little Freud, who called dreams "the royal road to the unconscious." Freud believed dreams can help us access our innermost thoughts; our fears, wishes, and desires. Show More Summary

Is it better to use your head or heart when faced with a decision?

Decisions... they can be liberating or paralyzing. They are liberating if we relish in the freedom we have when it comes to choosing everything from our outfit to our job to our thoughts. But they are paralyzing if we hang out in limbo waaaaaaay to long going back and forth between options. Show More Summary

Tips for Balancing Relationships When You Join the Celiac Circus

If you have celiac disease, you may have friends, family, or a significant other who is hesitant about eating gluten-containing foods in front of you. You might also have friends, family, or a significant other whom you think would benefit from getting screened for celiac, but perhaps you are hesitant about how often to bring it up. Show More Summary

Is Yoga the Next New 'Antioxidant'?

Have you ever wondered why people who do yoga often look a lot younger than their age? A new study on yoga might have some answers. A study in the July 2015 Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that 12 weeks of yoga amped up the body's natural defense system against toxins. Show More Summary

Do You Believe in Love?

Do you believe in love? The Practice: Trust in love. Why? Take a breath right now, and notice how abundant the air is, full of life-giving oxygen offered freely by trees and other green growing things. You can't see air, but it's always available for you. Show More Summary

Time to Get Your Jogging Shoes On

So you have never been a runner but fancy the idea of being one. Or perhaps you cannot remember the last time you actually went for a run. A few days ago, I was reminded of something really special. In the early mornings, when I am at...Show More Summary

My Choice To Live: Part IV

Jay Michael continues his story about living with a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Read his previous posts in "My Choice to Live: Part I," "Part II" and "Part III." When you spend time fighting cancer you really begin to realize what's important to you. Show More Summary

Can We Make Every Day an Extraordinary Day?

I headed out at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning to get my daily walk in. The day before had been unbelievably hot ? touching 100 degrees fahrenheit ? and I'd felt trapped inside with shutters shuttered and the interminable roar of the air conditioning. Show More Summary

3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Brain Health When the Doctor Doesn't Know Enough

Peter's wife came to see me to discuss help regarding ways to best care for him. Jane had gotten worn down by years of traveling down the path of Parkinson's with him. In the midst of her story, she casually referred to the latest in a series of setbacks. Show More Summary

When It's Time to Do Something, You Will Know

At times, it might feel like you need to run your own life. It can feel like you need to be constantly looking out so that you don't get yourself into some mess. Predicting and preventing problems so that you're not constantly solving problems. Show More Summary

Girls and Boys Need the HPV 'Anti-Cancer' Vaccine

In 2006, a groundbreaking vaccine capable of preventing cancer was approved for use by the FDA. This vaccine protects against certain strains of the human papillomavirus, or HPV. HPV infections can carry serious consequences like genital warts, cervical and throat cancers. Show More Summary

Babies and Breastfeeding Mothers Deserve a Lot More Than Filthy Bathroom Spaces

Every year from August 1-7, more than 170 countries from around the world celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) to promote the health of babies and mothers. Breastfeeding is not a lifestyle of choice, but a natural process that comes with various known benefits. Show More Summary

Memory Loss Sucks! Caring for Mom: Day 18 -- One Alzheimer's Caregiver's Experience

Eighteen days ago I took over caring for my 82-year-old mother who is challenged by stiff, achy joints, severely limited vision and an unreliable memory. She's not always sure where she is, what year it is, or that the conversations on the TV aren't actually happening in reality. Show More Summary

7 Things You Really Need to Know About Dreams

Seven Things You Really Want To Know About Dreams As a practicing psychologist, I find that my clients are fascinated by dreams. Most of them have read a little Freud, who called dreams "the royal road to the unconscious." Freud believed dreams can help us access our innermost thoughts; our fears, wishes, and desires. Show More Summary

The Criminalization of Mental Illness: Be a Voice for Justice

The criminalization of people with mental illness remains one of the most significant human rights and criminal justice challenges in America. As a pioneer of America's first Mental Health Court dedicated to the decriminalization ofShow More Summary

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