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How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science
How to Avoid Weight Regain, According to Science Follow these six research-backed strategies to keep those pounds off for good. Regardless of where you are on your weight-loss journey, you’re likely living with the constant fear of gaining it all back. Your worry is not unfounded: Research suggests men and women on most traditional diets drop 5
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To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’
To Eat Well, Ditch the Idea of ‘Cheating’ Instead of cycling between deprivation and eating poorly, take a balanced approach. My patient looked down with shame and despair and announced, “I was so bad – I cheated, and ate junk.” I cringed. There’s that word again: cheat. The notion of cheating is so often bundled with morally
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The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span
The Real Impact of Child Abuse on Life Span As part of a routine checkup, health providers keep track of factors that can profoundly influence a person’s longevity and quality of life, from monitoring cholesterol and blood glucose levels to inquiring about diet and physical activity. In light of this information, we offer clinical advice based on the latest science, and many patients do
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Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer
Georgia O’Keeffe: Artistic and Culinary Pioneer On a recent trip to Santa Fe, I scheduled a visit Georgia O’Keeffe’s home and studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico. O’Keeffe, known as the mother of American modernism, is most renowned for her extraordinary paintings of super-sized erotic flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. As I neared
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Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live?
Are You Fit to Live? Take steps to survive, thrive and realize your best life possible. Ask yourself this question, “Am I fit enough to survive the challenges of living in the 21st century?” Could you: Get up with no assistance after falling? Dash after a child who was running toward a busy intersection? Hoist your
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How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life
How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life You might not be aware, but in every nanosecond of your life, you’re actually experiencing countless never-ending cycles of mind-body recovery that run the gamut from grieving a broken heart to mending a pulled tendon. For instance, as you rest and recover after a long, sweaty hike, you’re probably
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Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds
Trauma, Food Addiction, and “Painful” Pounds For years I’ve listened to women and men recount an agonizing spectrum of verbal, emotional, and physical abuse and trauma that occurred during their childhood, often continuing through adolescence. Most remember that period in their life as the time when they began to overeat. Neglect, abandonment, isolation, and physical
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Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly”
Let’s All Aim to Be “Wellderly” What thoughts and feelings do the word “elderly” conjure for you? Perhaps you immediately envision a frail man or woman in his or her 80s or 90s living with chronic disease and cognitive impairment. How many of you have a negative connotation of the term? What does it really
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Preparing the Family for Life Without You
July 18, 2019

Live every day as if it is your last.Your hope is to be there for your family as they grow and change. But, sometimes life has other plans. Health conditions may mean you have to think about how your family will proceed without you. Each day could be your last day. Focus on what really matters to you. Live in the now and stay present. Listen as Mar…

How to Self-Coach When Times Are Tough
July 11, 2019

Work with yourself instead of against yourself to find success.Life is riddled with challenges. You have to work to coach your way through the tough things we face, being friends to ourselves. 5-Step Collaboration Cycle Employ empathy or self compassion. Look at how you cared for yourself today. Align motivation. Examine how you want to feel and ma…

It's Okay to Suck at Something in Life
July 4, 2019

There’s a certain beauty when things are harder than they seem.When you start on any new endeavor, you won’t necessarily be an innate master of that new thing. In fact, the thing that you’re worst at in life could be something that you really enjoy. There’s no reason to assign relevance to everything you do. If you allow yourself to be less than pe…

Eating to Beat Disease
June 27, 2019

Your food choices influence the development of blood vessels in your body.Food is medicine. What you eat can reduce illness and improve wellness. Angiogenesis is how our bodies grow blood vessels. Everything we eat passes through our blood vessels to fuel our cells. Some diseases can hijack blood vessels, worsening the condition. Eating well helps…

Parenting for the Busy Household
June 20, 2019

Self sacrifice and martyrdom won’t do your children any favors. Self care sets a good example and enables you to care for others.Parenting is a challenge. You want your child to reach full potential and win at life. Of course, this takes time and organization to manage life’s priorities — being there for your kids while succeeding in other areas o…