Mind-Body

10 Healing Quotes to Help With Grief

It happened fast, without notice. This week, my family lost one of our beloved members. My mom and dad’s chocolate Labrador retriever died suddenly. One minute she was prancing around in the yard; seconds later she was dead. That’s the thing about death: It takes its victims when we least expect it. We are never […]

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How to Deal With Haters

Haters seem to spring up when we try to a great job. A critic of your parenting skills, your relationship status (or lack thereof), how you dress, where you live or your weight. Maybe you smile too much, or not enough. At the end of all the haters’ catcalls is an invitation to low self-esteem […]

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Is it Unhealthy To Be Too Obsessed With Health?

“A halo only has to fall a couple of inches to become a noose.” Farmer’s Almanac If there were an organization called Healthaholics Anonymous, it would probably be immensely popular. A growing number of people are becoming more than concerned about their health; they are becoming obsessed with it. These people are not just interested […]

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The Raw Truth About Overnight Success

You’ve heard about them, seen them and you may even follow them — the seemingly (bam) overnight success stories. They meet their Prince Charming in a surprising encounter, land their dream job or lose all the weight for good, forever. They make the rest of us feel like we are doing something wrong, and they […]

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One Woman Shows Us How to Make a Living Loving Life

The dusty faced sun-bleached blond smiles with overwhelming enthusiasm. I just asked my kayak guide to describe her favorite part about living in Kauai, Hawaii. She slaps her calf to brush off the mud splats the way we swap away mosquitoes and glances at me. “I’m so rich here. I mean, I don’t have a […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Visit Colorado in the Fall

We love it when the days get shorter and the air turns crisp. But you haven’t truly experienced autumn until you’ve visited Colorado. Punches of roasted red popping against the crystal gray Rocky Mountains will do more than bump your Instagram photo likes. Your soul will sing as you step into an ancient land and […]

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Reduce your risk of breast cancer

Many experts believe we are winning the fight against breast cancer and that the more than 2.6 million breast cancer survivors in the United States testify to our progress. But you can’t be complacent about this deadly disease. Though we may be edging forward in the anti-cancer battle, you may not be out of danger. […]

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What Your Dog Wants to Tell You But Can’t

Several years ago I was diagnosed with clinical depression. That same day, I read an article about the benefits of dogs and healing depression. I decided to trust myself and I adopted a golden retriever. Little did I know that that following my heart that day would transform my life. After meeting my new best […]

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Pull Yourself Out of Hopelessness

The moment I heard that one of my best friends was in the hospital for brain surgery to remove a tumor, I held my breath and fell into worst-case scenarios. My mind catapulted back in time replaying the last conversation I had with him. Would that be the last conversation with him ever? I raced […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Find Your Life Purpose

A recent study suggests people who live their purpose live longer and are more healthy and happy. According to the new research, people with a sense of purpose had a 15 percent lower risk of death, compared with those who said they were more or less aimless. And it didn’t seem to matter when people found their […]

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