276 Items Tagged

pain

Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers Uses Acupuncture To Treat Injury

You might not expect a big, bad football player like Aaron Rodgers who is used to bigger, badder players hurling themselves at him to turn to Eastern...

Emi Boscamp
January 12 2015

The Real Reason You Have Chronic Pain + How To Heal It

Chronic pain is the most common problem I see in my clinical practice, and is probably one of the most prevalent causes of visits to the doctor's...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
January 8 2015

6 Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk (Instead Of Just Sitting All Day)

The typical day of someone who works in an office is spent sitting. We sit eight hours at a desk. We sit commuting to work. In the evenings, we slouch...

Monique Craig
December 29 2014

Facebook Apologizes For Emotional Pain Caused By "Year In Review" Posts

When I saw the "Year in Review" post on the top of my Facebook News Feed, I groaned. With its bright-colored, confetti-like designs, it was menacing...

Emi Boscamp
December 29 2014

7 Ayurvedic Strategies To Heal Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a very common and pervasive health complaint. As someone who suffered from it for several years, I've found many solutions from the...

Ananta Ripa Ajmera
December 19 2014

How Yoga Teaches Us To Honor Our Pain

We often hear a phrase like this in any given fitness class or other form of exercise. Whether it comes from an instructor or the practitioner's mind,...

Manmohan Singh
November 23 2014

10-Minute Pilates Workout To Reverse The Effects Of Sitting All Day

Traveling can wreak havoc on the body. Whether you're sitting in a car, cramped in a plane seat or toting your luggage around a busy station, travel...

Jessi Andricks
October 14 2014

How I Finally Woke Up From Living The Wrong Life

I was six months pregnant with twins when I drafted a report about the home mortgage interest rate deduction for the Oregon Legislature. I was working...

Amy Pearson
October 6 2014

If You Get Leg Cramps, Try This Strange Harvard-Approved Cure

Have you ever woken up with a charley horse in your calf so bad you scream out loud? I recently traveled to Harvard Medical School for a conference on...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 2 2014

How To Get Better Sleep (Without Taking Drugs)

Insomnia drugs are among the most common class of prescription medications, with about 4% of U.S. adults taking them in a given month. We all know how...

Nazlie Latefi
October 1 2014

5 Things People Living Their Purpose Do Differently

The goal of finding a purpose is a pretty common one these days.

Caroline Zwickson, M.A.
September 27 2014

I Was A Single Mom With $6 To My Name. Here's How I Turned My Life Around

At 25, I was a single mom fighting the medical system for my newborn’s life, with six dollars to my name, in an apartment the size of a walk-in...

Zhena Muzyka
September 26 2014

What I Wish I Could Tell The Chubby Girl I Used To Be

Being a mentor for at-risk elementary and middle school children for the last three years, I've noticed that they tend to have the same difficulties I...

Naomi Teeter
September 25 2014

5 Horrible Things I Used To Say To Myself About My Chronic Illness

As a holistic life coach and licensed psychotherapist, I've witnessed hundreds of people, myself included, attack themselves with their own words of...

Jamie Rautenberg
September 22 2014

Women Aren't The Only Ones Who Get Insecure About Their Bodies

I remember the first time I started to feel bad about my body. My wife and I were at an outdoor restaurant when a man jogged past us. This guy could...

Kimanzi Constable
September 22 2014

I Struggled With Depression For Years. This Is How I Finally Healed

For years, I suffered from terrible depression. As a teenager, I realized I needed help. I was becoming more and more dysfunctional and thoughts of...

Padhia Avocado
September 17 2014

It's OK To Be Angry. Here's How To Move Through It

A friend recently did something that made me truly question her character.

Danielle Dowling, Psy.D.
September 12 2014

How To Let Your Crush Know You Have Feelings

As women, we have been told by society (and even friends and family) that having the man chase after us is the way to go ... that, as women, being...

Kavita Patel
September 11 2014

How To Get Help When You Have A Condition No One Understands

I’m a student in the middle of completing my thesis and studies abroad, with an immense drive for what I desire. I became this way because there have...

Danielle Ayers
September 7 2014

7 Tips To Improve Your Core & Heal Your Back Pain

If you have back pain, you are not alone. Back pain is common in all age groups and levels of fitness. Maybe you've heard that strengthening your core...

Dr. Patrick Roth
September 6 2014