Two of the more popular dietary approaches for losing weight these days are intermittent fasting and keto dieting. People claim to have had success with both approaches, but does one offer an advantage over the other for weight loss and overall health?
Negative emotions aren’t always unhelpful. Sometimes, they aid survival. They can also be harmful, though, making people narrow-minded and stressed. It’s often difficult to talk to negative folks. Positivity can boost supportive communication and improve your relationships.
‘Be happy!’ Mary Wollstonecraft exhorted her estranged lover and tormentor, Gilbert Imlay, in late 1795. What did she mean? It had been only days since she had been fished from the Thames, having failed in a bid to drown herself.
Imagine that someone you care about is procrastinating in advance of a vital exam. If he fails the test, he will not be able to go to university, an eventuality of major consequence in his life.
We all make mistakes sometimes. Even the kindest and most thoughtful people still occasionally do something to hurt or offend another person. This simple truth means that apologizing is a skill that everyone must master.
Stress is a fact of life that’s hard to escape, and each person has a unique way of coping with emotional and physical stress. Eating or drinking foods that bring comfort is one coping mechanism some people use.
An intimate and artful slice-of-life portrait, Inga captures the routines and reflections of an 88-year-old woman named Inga Boysen. Framed as a peek into her daily life and careful reflections as she records a memoir in a notebook, this documentary by the Danish-born, Norwegian-based filmmaker Uffe Mulvad follows Boysen through everyday routines of waking, writing, exercising and bathing in a nearby lake.
American research professor Brené Brown asserts that the most compassionate people she encounters via her research also have more healthy boundaries in place. What does it mean to have healthy boundaries?
Burnout in the workplace is reaching epidemic proportions. A Gallup poll showed 23% of people experience burnout most of the time, and another 44% feel burnt out sometimes. All in all, this means around two-thirds of the workplace is experiencing some burnout.
Your mind’s in a spin when you overthink problems. It’s as though you are dizzy and can’t see straight. Too much analyzing and not enough clarity mean it’s hard to solve issues and gain peace of mind.
When you resist unexpected or unwanted events, you suffer. Nobody can avoid challenges, and you need resilience to overcome them. Mental flexibility empowers you to get through difficulties and come out the other side stronger and wiser.
Do you often struggle with what to do with your life, and feel as if you don’t know what you’re good at? You might have found a life passion you want to fulfill.
You may consider affirmations positive statements created for self-improvement. But did you know your words and thoughts are also affirmations? Your subconscious recognizes what you say and think and marks it for future reference.
As a primary care physician who often treats patients with heat-related illnesses, I know all too well how heat waves create spikes in hospitalizations and deaths related to “severe non-exertional hyperthermia,” or what most people call “heat stroke.” Heat stroke is when a person’s core body temperature rises too high – often more than 104 F (40 C) – because high environmental temperatures and humidity prevent the body from cooling itself through sweating and breathing.
What would the morning be like without a steaming cup of coffee? The smell, the ritual – it’s pure delight. No wonder a trip to Starbucks is so popular! It’s an ingrained habit for many coffee lovers.
Do you know that many people never truly reach their fullest potential? One of the reasons for this is the ugly habit called excuses. Excuses are easy and convenient and come naturally to us.
When my oldest son, now nearly 13, was born in July of 2008, I thought I could easily balance my career and my desire to be far more engaged at home than my father and his generation were.
Your perspective determines how joyful you are and affects your wellbeing. It influences every experience, but it might not occur to you to change your thinking patterns and develop a healthy outlook.
How healthy is your relationship with yourself? People often consider their relationships with others but rarely seek to improve the most important relationship of their lives, the one with themselves. The attachments you form with people may grow and crumble.
Not everyone wants to raise wild, free-thinking children. But for those of you who do, here are my tips: 1. Create a safe space for them to be outside for a least an hour a day.
We’ve been indoctrinated to feel shame about our bodies, and to thoughtlessly shame others about their bodies. That’s an accepted societal norm with devastating impacts that writer and activist Sonya Renee Taylor names “body terrorism.” In her groundbreaking book “The Body is Not an Apology,” now in a bestselling second edition, Taylor introduces readers to a practice of thinking, being, and doing to change how we relate to our bodies—and to everybody around us.