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Don't Get Injured! 7 Yoga Poses That Can Do More Harm Than Good

In yoga, when we push ourselves into poses or go beyond what feels good, we often stretch ligaments and tendons, making an area where we actually want...

Dr. Annie Neisen
July 30 2014

3 Healing Essential Oils That Belong In Every Medicine Cabinet

You may have heard about essential oils as they continue to gain popularity in the natural health world, but what are essential oils exactly and what...

Jen Broyles
July 24 2014

3 Things My Panic Attacks Taught Me About Happiness

Being diagnosed with a mental health disorder was not something I had on my bucket list. My idea of adventure was jet skiing in the south of France or...

Quentin Vennie
July 23 2014

How I Turned My Obstacles Into Opportunities

I recently climbed to the top of the tectonic plate divide in Iceland. The ridge that separates the North American plate from the European plate was a...

Katie Devine
July 21 2014

11 Steps To Prepare You For The Greatest Love Of Your Life

The moment my husband first flashed his delightful grin at me, I recognized him as the man I would someday marry. I was, at the time, awakening into...

Dr. Naomi Pabst
July 20 2014

Why Standing Desks Might Not Work For You

Standing desks are all the rage lately, but they aren't good for you if you don’t stand correctly. This should be a common sense concept, but many...

Jonathan FitzGordon
July 18 2014

A Yoga Exercise To Ease Hip & Back Pain

Ever get a pain in your side hip, hip flexor, lower back, not quite-sure-area-around-there, and out of seemingly nowhere, it starts to hurt to forward...

Heidi Kristoffer
July 17 2014

5 Steps To Get Out Of A Bad Relationship

A few years ago, I was dating a much younger man who, for a plethora of reasons, I shouldn’t have been dating. I felt insecure about my age and...

What My Friend's Death Taught Me About Grief

On September 4, 2012 my beautiful friend Emma died tragically from a deep vein thrombosis. She was 35, and seven weeks pregnant.

Joanne Fedler
July 16 2014

5 Surprising Ways The Place You Live Affects Your Health

In late 2007, I left a well-established career as a physical therapist working with Olympic athletes and my lifelong home in Adelaide, Australia, to...

Matt Riemann
July 8 2014

How Yoga Helped Me Heal From Sexual Trauma

I am a survivor of rape and sexual assault. I let the trauma stay lodged in my mind and body for years, allowing it to fester and act itself out in...

Jody Mello
July 7 2014

This Is The Biggest Relationship Mistake You Can Make

I dedicated my twenties to making relationship mistakes. I did a little thing I call relationship overlap (it sounds better than cheating, doesn’t...

Sandra Bienkowski
July 5 2014

A Widow's 3 Secrets For Curing A Cryover

“I thought you’d look worse” wasn’t the kindest thing I heard in the months after my 40-year-old husband died of a sudden heart attack, but it wasn’t...

What Your Cravings Are Trying To Tell You About Your Emotions

I was just back from meeting with my divorce lawyer, and I wanted a chocolate chip cookie. A big one. One of those cookies that’s as big as your face,...

Alexandra Jamieson
July 1 2014

The Best & Worst Sleeping Positions (Infographic)

Sleep is a tricky subject. How much should you get? Is it better to sleep on your side or on your stomach? What position makes you more likely to...

June 30 2014

7 Things Being A Professional Ballerina Taught Me About My Body

As a child I knew I was different. I would fall asleep at night listening to Chopin and Tchaikovsky, and draw versions of the tutus I wanted to wear...

Stephanie Burg
June 28 2014

3 Ways To Stop Swimming In Your Own S***

Have you ever seen fish in a dirty tank? They look droopy and dull and float around like they have shackles strapped to their fins. Their energy is...

John Kim
June 20 2014

What I Know About Healing Chronic Pain From 29 Years Of Treating Patients

There are over 100 million Americans suffering with chronic pain. Unfortunately, we're not that great at treating it.

Gary Kaplan, M.D.
June 19 2014