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5 Essential Tips to Avoid College Weight Gain

It's back to college, and I'm here with the five best tips (and easiest!) for keeping your body in shape all semester long! As a college teacher and the mom of two college students, I know how time crunched students are, and making time...Show More Summary

Mending Our Body Image: A Win for Our Daughters, Our Mothers, Our Culture and Ourselves

I brought my beautiful girl, Arayla (10.5) with me to Ecstatic Dance in Oakland today, for the first time in a couple of years, as it's often one of my only kid-free spaces. It was so sweet having her with me today; both of us doingShow More Summary

How to Change Bad Habits in 4 Easy Steps

Question: I cannot stop the habit of over-eating (worrying, being late, or whatever your habit is). Life is continuously changing; it is a flow. Habits are stagnant, stuck energy. The more you are stuck in your habits, the more you are closed to the flowing energy of life. Show More Summary

Seeing Health Care Prices More Clearly

In our market-driven system, choice in goods and services is seen as good for consumers. Armed with knowledge of how much they will pay and what they will get in return, consumers in the market will compare their options and make decisions that yield them the most benefit. Show More Summary

7 Stories That Make You Proud to Be a Runner

Amazing stories involving running surface by the hundreds every year. (Flip through any issue of Runner's World and you'll see what we mean.) From young to old, elite athlete to newbie, the running community continues to show it not only hits the road each day to stay healthy or PR a race, but also to help others and inspire. Show More Summary

The Adversity Faced in Childhood That Has No Name

Did you know that growing up facing adversity in your childhood home has an impact on your life that can last well into your adult years? The adversity negatively wires a developing brain. This can cause us to struggle with our relationships, emotions, behaviors, and health. Show More Summary

What It Means to Be 24 Years Old and Sick

I'm 24 years old, and for the past six years, I've been in and out of the hospital, in countless doctor's offices and in two different mental health treatment centers. I've missed out on a lot. I never quite got the college experience I wanted -- I've had to drop out of school three times on three different medical leaves. Show More Summary

Should older Americans live in places segregated from the young?

Stephen M Golant, University of Florida Demographers frequently remind us that the United States is a rapidly aging country. From 2010 to 2040, we expect that the age-65-and-over population will more than double in size, from about 40 to 82 million. Show More Summary

13 Ways to Waste Time -- and How to Get It BACK!

My writing partner Paul Kraly and I decided that while we were still not suffering from triskaidekaphobia, we'd brainstorm a companion piece to the recent blog "13 Ways to Organize and Save Your Sanity." Here are 13 everyday time-wasters and suggestions on what to do instead. Show More Summary

The Language of Fitness 101

If you've never had the opportunity to let "demarche" slip into social conversation, you should try it. Nobody ever knows what it means and you get immediate street cred when you try to explain the term in a way a regular person canShow More Summary

When Someone We Love Believes Something We Hate

A dear friend believes something that I think is absurd -- unimaginable in fact. That he could think what he thinks is not just absurd and unimaginable to me, but also distasteful, and profoundly difficult to respect. Complicating the...Show More Summary

Stop Apologizing, Reclaim Your Power

This message is going to make some people pretty mad, but I'm going to say this anyway. For you. For me. For all of us who have been giving our all every single day, yet continually come up short: I'm not sorry I'm letting you down. Don't get me wrong, I was sorry. Show More Summary

When the Dying Start to Outlive Temporary Plans; Will You Stop Getting Better Already?

The youngest of seven children whose parents are deceased, Colleen Haggerty chronicles about the coalescing of her adult siblings following the sudden brain cancer diagnosis of their single/childless 53-year-old brother, the makeshift...Show More Summary

Why Is The Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act So Important?

I remember the silence well. In the early 1990s I attended a congressional hearing where former First Ladies Rosalynn Carter and Betty Ford shared their personal experiences with mental illness and addiction. Besides a few gasps, you could have heard a pin drop. Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know Before Going Grocery Shopping

By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) Not all foods are created equal. You know that. But, when you're talking about, say, rice, do you know which rice is just okay, which is better, and which is the best for you (white...Show More Summary

The Amount of Water You Actually Need Per Day

By Julie Mazziotta Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day: it's a rule that's been burned into our brains for years as the ideal amount of fluid to drink each day. Yet no matter how many times experts say that's not quite accurate, many...Show More Summary

This Is Your Body on a Binge Watch

It's fall, and you know what that means: Time to dive back into all your favorite shows! Or, for many of us, mainlining what we missed this summer. Almost 70 percent of U.S. TV watchers are binge viewers, according to the accounting firm Deloitte. Show More Summary

Flaking Is Not Okay. Here's How to Avoid It

We all make commitments we don't keep. In some cases it's simply unavoidable. A family emergency or last minute work assignment can get in the way. But I found myself making promises and regularly failing to keep them. The gang at the office would plan a happy hour. Show More Summary

What Women Need to Know to Walk in Comfort This Fall

As you transition from open toed footwear, sandals and your other comfortable summer shoes to fall footwear the one thing that most women often consider when deciding what shoes to wear is? "What can I place in my shoes to make them more comfortable"? Walking in comfort is always a challenge and a mystery for women especially in heels. Show More Summary

4 Personality Types That Predict You're an Emerging Success

You know you shouldn't. But you can't help telling yourself, can you? That somehow you failed. You didn't fulfill your potential with your college degree. You mangled your retirement savings. Or you're not with the person you wish you could be with. Show More Summary

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