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Youth Sport: What's Happening
If you are not familiar with the Aspen Institute's Project Play, here is a quick low down. This platform was established by the Sport and Society Program in 2013. The PP's next Summit, supported by Michelle Obama, among other well-known advocates, will take place this May, to discuss more ways to lower the overwhelming dropout rate in youth sports. The program promotes 8 core strategies, including a global push for "physical literacy" -- the understanding and motivation to live a continuously healthy, active lifestyle. On the surface, it may not seem injurious when children quit youth sport activities. But in fact, there...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make Your Health a Priority
The World Health Organization lists cancer, reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections, violence against women, and mental health among the top 10 biggest women's health issues. National Women's Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health to empower women to make their health a priority. The week focuses on highlighting ways women can improve their health and take proactive steps such as scheduling regular doctor visits, eating healthy, staying active, getting enough sleep, and managing stress to ensure wellness and take steps to break the silence....
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Dinner Conversation with U.S. Chief Data Scientist, Dr. DJ Patil
The Ambassador of Colombia to the United States, Juan Carlos Pinzón, Special Assistant to the President for Economic and Technology Policy at the National Economic Council (NEC) and Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), The Honorable R. David Edelman, IFE CEO &Founder, Coach Kathy Kemper, IFE Digital Ambassador, Devika Anand Patil, Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Michelle K. Lee, Chief Data Scientist at the White House, OSTP, Dr. DJ Patil Some of America's top technology leaders, meeting for a roundtable discussion recently, foresaw...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 9, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Contributions of Islamic Theology to Modern Day Public Health
Exploring Islam's contribution to public health has been an astounding journey for me. Working across the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia in Muslim majority countries, I'm amazed at not only the history of Islamic theology in contributing to our modern day understanding of public health, but also its potential to improve its practice. Yet, what is puzzling is that very little attention is given to the relationship between Islam and public health, especially in academia. Practices of good hygiene and nutrition, disease prevention, and infectious disease control-- recognized as hallmarks of public health today, were supp...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Web Is Freaking Out Over This No-Kill Spider Catcher
Some people use bug spray, others use a boot but there's a more humane way to catch spiders. My Critter Catcher has been making videos about its product since 2012, but since Insider picked up on it and posted a video of the amazing arachnid eliminator on its Facebook page on April 12, it has gone viral, receiving over 61 million views and over 800,000 shares. So what gives this device a leg (or eight) up? It’s the insect-friendly invention’s brilliantly benevolent nature. Instead of killing a spider (or wasp, grasshopper, roach, scorpion or any of the other pests the gadget’s site claims to be able to na...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 15, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Call the Paramedics -- My Boyfriend Has the Sniffles
This originally appeared on Sum of My Pieces. Last weekend my boyfriend came down with a wicked case of Ebola. Wait, that doesn't seem right -- I feel like I would've heard about a Jersey outbreak or I'd remember being forced into quarantine. But if it wasn't Ebola, then what was it that made him too weak to move as he neared his end and repeatedly reminded me how very gravely ill he was? Oh that's right -- I remember now. A cold. That's what my boyfriend had. Case of the sniffles. And it got me thinking, mainly about how men are usually such wimps when they're sick, while women seem to able to power through. Maybe it's be...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Huffington Post Is Looking For A Science Editor
Location: New York City Position Type: Freelance (six months) About the Role: The Huffington Post is looking for a freelance science editor to join our team temporarily in our New York City office. This is a full-time contract position lasting six months -- from late April through October. We're looking for someone with a background in health and science journalism, an eye for viral stories, knowledge of SEO, a strong editorial voice, and an ability to accurately and efficiently report on complex scientific topics. We also want someone who has experience working on short-form videos. You'll be covering the biggest science ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 11, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Antibacterial Resistance Threat: Are We Heading Toward a Post-Antibiotic Era?
Source: PEW Charitable Trusts The above graphic, from the Antibiotic Resistance Project by the PEW charitable trusts, summarizes how alarming the emergence of drug resistant bacterial strains has gotten over the past few decades. According to data from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), every year 2 million Americans acquire drug-resistant infections [1], in other words infections that do not respond to treatment with ordinary antibiotics. Not only do drug-resistant infections require much stronger drugs, but, when not deadly, they often leave patients with long-lasting complications. One of the scariest threats i...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 8, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why The Huffington Post Is Going On A Sleep Tour On College Campuses
Arianna Huffington, founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, is starting a somewhat unusual book tour Friday, traveling to college campuses around the country to talk about what students are doing in their dorms. Specifically, she wants to talk about sleep.  As Huffington promotes her new book, The Sleep Revolution, she is joining The Huffington Post’s Sleep Revolution College Tour. The tour rolls onto 16 campuses throughout April and into May, just as students prepare for final exams, a time when sleep may seem like the least of their worries.  Huffington is focusing on colleges because too...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michelle Obama Opens Up About Her Post-White House Dreams
First lady Michelle Obama opened up to Al Roker of NBC's "Today" about the White House garden and what she hopes will be her legacy after leaving 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue next year. Watch a video of the interview above. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Golf and Wellness: Enjoy Your Health in Full Swing
On June 11, 2016, over 3,000 properties in 83 countries will celebrate Global Wellness Day with the objective to touch the hearts and minds of 250 million people. Thousands of wellness activities will be organized, free of charge, by day spas and salons, hotel spas, fitness clubs, yoga/Pilates studios, ballet companies and dance schools, town halls, even golf clubs. Millions of people will be given the opportunity to try new fun and healthy activities, experience new sensations as bodies are pleasantly invited to breathe consciously, stretch to one's heart content, walk the talk, hike to discover new horizons, pack a scrum...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Mom's Honest Post About Accidents And Failure Is A Must-Read
A blogger and mom of three is receiving a lot of attention for her resfreshingly honest Facebook post about parenting "fails" and accidents. On Sunday, Jennifer Campbell posted a photo of her mud-covered kids, along with an eye-opening story. One afternoon, she wrote, she was nursing her then-infant son on a couch facing the backyard.  "I could see my 4-year-old son playing on the slide, but the 2-year-old was out of sight -- not unusual as we had a very large, gated yard," she recalled. Suddenly, a woman appeared around the side of the house holding Campbell's 2-year-old. The stranger shouted at the mom, "Do you kno...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nudity Has Helped Me Love My Body Post Assault
This post originally appeared on Bustle. By
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Land on an Asteroid
I remember once a number of years ago when a relative in my family, a Catholic Nun named Florence showed up at my home as she usually did on a Thanksgiving for dinner. Florence was part of a group called Sisters of Mercy and as such had ditched the traditional Nun's black and white "habit" years ago. She was in street clothes for as long as I knew her. Not religious at all, I still felt I had to keep any bad language in check out of respect and tried my best but occasionally a bad word, usually in excitement about my science, would sneak out. Instead of feeling condemned to the depths of the 'bad place' Florence would smi...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 28, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

7 Ways to Deal With Grief and Celebrate Life On Easter
Do you feel ambivalent about the upcoming Easter holiday? If so, you are not alone.  A friend recently told me that she wasn't looking forward to Easter as this is the first year without her mom. Although she does not consider Easter a religious holiday, she is a big fan of Easter bunnies, hats and baskets and every year brings friends and family together for an Easter egg hunt. Easter Is More Than a Day While it seems that everyone should be eager to celebrate the holidays Easter, with its theme of death and rebirth, can be an unwelcome reminder of loved ones that won't be around this year. Although Easter Sunday is only...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Icy Fire Beneath Norway's Seabed
This article originally appeared on Arctic Deeply. For weekly updates about Arctic geopolitics, economy, and ecology, you can sign up to the Arctic Deeply email list. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 25, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

A New Act Could Provide Veterans Who Have PTSD With Service Dogs
Some soldiers find themselves fighting a completely different battle when they return to civilian life — dealing with post-traumatic stress. That's why Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) has introduced the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act. The bill, cleverly called PAWS, would be a $10 million pilot program that would pair post-9/11 veterans with severe PTSD with service dogs, according to a press release. “The threat to our service members does not end when they return home, as evidenced by the tragic rates of veteran suicides,” DeSantis wrote in a guest column for The Florida Times-Union.‎ ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Secret I've Been Keeping (And Why It's Important to You, Cancer Survivors)
I confess: I've been keeping a secret from you. Something big's been building in my life over the past year, and it's about to become real. This June, I'll be celebrating a (ahem...) milestone birthday. About a year ago, I began to dream about how I'd love to celebrate. How I made that decision is a story in itself. But one day I just knew. I would welcome my new decade by walking the Camino de Santiago. If you haven't heard of it, the Camino de Santiago is an ancient pilgrimage route. It stretches 490 miles, from southwest France to the northwestern tip of Spain, which was once thought to be the end of the world. People h...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Stop Worrying
By John Swartzberg, M.D. We've evolved to worry. From an evolutionary standpoint, it makes sense that we do need to worry about certain things, particularly those that represent imminent danger. We may see ourselves as straddling the top of the evolutionary ladder, but it wasn't all that long ago that humans -- just another animal, after all -- were frequently prey for bigger, fiercer animals like saber-toothed cats and cave bears. Worry, that sense of scanning the horizon for something that might be a threat and cue the primal fight-or-flight response, was what kept our primitive ancestors alive. Modern life, of course, c...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When I Picture Myself Being Included, I Don't See Myself Without My Disabilities
I want to live in a world where my existence is just accepted. I don't want to have to undergo drastic physical or neurological changes to be perceived as a normal part the world. When I imagine myself in an inclusive and accepting world, I see myself as me unchanged, still disabled but simply in a world where that does not matter. And yet this is not what people think I should see. This is evidenced by this video, produced for World Down Syndrome Day (March 21). In the video, a narrator talks about her life aspirations and goals while the actor Olivia Wilde lives them out. The implication is that the narrator cannot do t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Be Successful, You Need to Have This First
By Kristin Barton Cuthriell, MEd, MSW, LCSW Peeling back the onion of success and peering deep into its core, I found something so critical that without it all the achievements in the world will never feel good enough. Without it, we will never feel truly successful regardless of money, power, position, possessions, accomplishments, and external validation. This foundational piece is so important that our relationships, our job performance, and our leadership ability will suffer in its absence. "So what is it?" you may ask. It is a strong sense of self-worth. If we do not know our worth, it will impair every aspect o...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormones, From Puberty to Post-Menopause
By The Society For Women's Health Research If you're a woman, you probably know that our bodies go through myriad changes during the course of our lives. Hormones play an integral role in those changes at each stage of development, from puberty to post-menopause. This is the first in a four-part series the Society For Women's Health Research (SWHR®)will be publishing about hormones across the lifespan -- read on to learn more! What exactly are hormones? The Virginia Women's Center offers a good definition: A hormone is a "chemical communicator or connector" that carries messages to and from all the organs in the body. A ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Confessions of an Introvert
There's a pervasive belief out there that introverts don't like people (or don't like being around them anyway) and it's just plain old not true. Why so prevalent then? I think it's based on the narrow definition that so many of us have heard: if you get your energy from being around others, you're an extrovert; if you need time alone to recharge your batteries, you're an introvert. That's just too limiting for me. I've never been a fan of black and white definitions. There's just too much colour in the world. {Click to Tweet} I am without a doubt an introvert, I absolutely adore time by myself -- to create, to dream, to f...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What the End-of-Life Movement Can Learn From the Natural Childbirth Movement
(Excerpt) Back in the 1970's the Baby Boom generation changed the way babies are born in the U.S. by demanding a more natural approach to pregnancy, childbirth, and postnatal care. This momentous transformation came about through a "perfect storm" of forces that converged over several decades to result in maternity care that was more humane, less medicalized, and more family-centered, according to the book Family Centered Maternity Care by Celeste R. Phillips. Today a similar "perfect storm" seems to be brewing as Baby Boomers approach the later years of their lives and face aging and dying in a society that is fearful an...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yes, Wedding Planning Is Stressful -- But Not For The Reason You Think
It’s common knowledge that planning a wedding is no easy feat. Between finding a venue, coming up with a guest list and orchestrating bridal showers and bachelor parties, couples find themselves managing a lot during the engagement period. Understandably, feelings of anxiety can bubble-up throughout the process. But what's often lost in the conversation about wedding-related stress is the acknowledgement that getting married is a major life transformation. With such monumental change comes a slew of messy emotions we don’t typically associate with the wedding day itself. "Weddings hit on money, family dyna...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom Schools The Internet On The Magic Of Breast Milk In Viral Post
A mom's viral Facebook post is teaching the Internet about the power of breast milk. On Feb. 14, Mallory Smothers posted a photo of two side-by-side bags of her pumped breast milk from two consecutive days. The bag on the right contained milk pumped on the second day, after a night spent nursing her baby, who had started coming down with a cold. Citing a 2013 study from Clinical and Translational Immunology, Smothers offered a possible explanation for the discrepancy in appearance between the two milks. "I read an article from a medical journal not too long ago about how Mom's milk changes to tailor baby's needs in more w...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Space Exploration Could Herald the Beginning of the Post-Human Era
This is the fourth installment of a five-part WorldPost series on the world beyond 2050. The series is adapted from the Nierenberg Prize Lecture by Lord Martin Rees in La Jolla, Calif. Part one is available here. Part two is here. Part three is here. The final part will be published next week. With part four of this Beyond 2050 series, I want to digress into my special interest -- space. This is where robots surely have a future. During this century, the whole solar system will be explored by flotillas of miniaturized probes. These will be far more advanced than the European Space Agency's Rosetta or NASA's New Horizons...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

As Vincent Van Gogh Grew Darker, His Works Did Too, Study Says
You probably know that Vincent van Gogh created a painting in the late 19th century called "Bedroom in Arles." It depicts the Dutch artist's electric blue quarters in what's known as his Yellow House, located, yes, in Arles, France.  You may also know that van Gogh actually created three versions of the now iconic bedroom image -- the first in October 1888, the second and third in September 1889. Van Gogh, taken with the original, decided to make the two subsequent renditions after learning that water damage threatened the integrity of the original. The three are currently on view together for the first time in N...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Mental Health Focus on Campaign Trail Is a Major Step
Last night at a Town Hall in South Carolina, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush answered a question about drug use and abuse with a broader appeal. "We ought to have a focus on the brain," he said. "You think about the challenges that play out in our society, all of these things relate to the brain." Gov. Bush mentioned addiction, and Alzheimer's. I'd like to add mental health and learning disorders to that list. Just this past week the Duchess of Cambridge guest edited the Huffington Post UK with a focus on children's mental health, and First Lady Michelle Obama wrote that we must "change the conversation around m...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Need to Know: Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Food Policy
At this point in the campaign race, we know the candidates' beliefs on issues like war, immigration and Wall Street. But what about food? I wrangled all the information I could find--from tweets to votes--to see where the candidates stand on issues of food policy. Keep in mind, I'm not saying who's right or wrong, just pulling together quotes and votes to help us understand how each candidate views the issues. If I have noted "No public comment available" but you know of a public comment, please add it to the comments below with a link to the original source. Hillary Clinton On food security: Clinton has tweeted: "What ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 18, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Do You Trust Your Body After Cancer?
If you've survived cancer, do you trust your body to keep you healthy? An ovarian cancer survivor recently told me "I love and trust my body. That doesn't change when I need to give it extra love." Her willingness to trust is particularly remarkable since she has a BRCA-1 mutation, which creates extra vulnerability to various cancers. But in a piece I read this week, written by a two-time cancer survivor, her emphatic answer to this question was "no." "There's no reason," she said, "to think it can't happen again." She struggles with fear, which she admits is a poor motivator to adopt healthy lifestyle practices. The strug...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ryan Reynolds' Post-Birth Advice Is Awesomely Spot-On
During his Wednesday night appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Ryan Reynolds shared some personal details about the birth of his daughter James and his experience with fatherhood so far. While his wife Blake Lively was in labor, the actor chose to play "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye, he said. Lively, it seems, did not approve of his choice of music. "It was like steak knives came out of her eyes," Reynolds recalled, adding that he must've caught her at a bad moment because she was generally calm and even "making jokes" throughout her labor. During the interview, Reynolds also offered some post-birth advice for d...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Surgeon General
Do you know the name of the U.S. Surgeon General or the purpose and priorities of that position? Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy caught my (team's) attention first with a fun video on Facebook promoting walking and walkable communities. Next, I heard him being introduced as a guest player on NPR's popular comedy program "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!" Dr. Murthy showed his sense of humor while clearly and effectively communicating his four public health priorities and emphasizing the important role of laughter in healthy living. His priorities are 1) tobacco-free living, 2) mental and emotional well-being, 3) healthy eating, a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sensors and Convergence (Part 1)
Unexpected convergent consequences… this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once. An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g. the Internet of Things), but try to predict the future when the following eight technologies are all doubling, morphing and recombining… You have a very exciting (read: unpredictable) future. 1. Computation 2. Internet of Things (Sensors & Networks) 3. Robotics/Drones 4. Artificial Intelligence 5. 3D Printing 6. Materials Science 7. Virtual/Augmented Reality 8....
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 8, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Huffington Post Is Looking For A Sleep Reporter
This reporter will have a firm grasp of all that’s happening in the scientific field of sleep studies, a newsy eye for how sleep (and sleep-deprivation) influences major stories, and an appreciation of the way sleep unlocks new possibilities for us -- as individuals and as a society -- when we embrace it and give it the respect it deserves. This beat sits at the intersection of two of HuffPost’s biggest editorial priorities: becoming the biggest, best online hub for well-being content, and reimagining journalism as part of our What’s Working editorial initiative. What’s Working is all about sol...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

When Doing Nothing Is Doing Everything
"Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving." Bell Hooks This time, after jumping in my car, no maps were necessary as I navigated my way towards New Mellerary Abbey for the 10th time since 2011. Maybe I had gone enough times to know my way, maybe something beyond myself was helping to guide me, or maybe there was nothing mystical to the experience other than the way I chose to view it. As soon as I arrived and settled in my room, that familiar piercing silence rang in my ears. I slowly meandered to the guest library to borrow 10 books: a handful of familiar authors, half of which I'd read, half I hadn't. ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Paddle Boarders May Be Luckier Than The Powerball Winners
When you vacation in Hawaii, it's only natural to expect a magical experience. And sometimes, as this pair of lucky paddle boarders found out, Mother Nature does all the work for you. The two paddle boarders were off the west coast of Maui Thursday when a humpback whale breached right in front of them. The area is well known for the presence of whales during the winter months, and a guest at the Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas captured the incredible photos from shore.   More than 10,000 whales spend winters in Hawaii for mating and calving season, which means it's not unusual for them to come close to huma...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Jordin Sparks, Tyrese Disagree On The Right Time To Have Sex In A New Relationship
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Mind-Bending Discovery: The Largest Known Prime Number
In conclusion, Miller makes no claim that this is something deep and profound, but says maybe, just maybe, seven could be more special than we had imagined and needs a closer look. Prime numbers are interesting, don’t you think? This story was originally published by The Conversation. Also on HuffPost: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 21, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Four Pillars of Longevity and Well-Being
by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When I began my undergraduate years at the University of California-Berkeley, I chose cellular biology as my premed major. Enthused as I was with each course, I felt something was missing. Seeking an answer to my angst, I'd often take long, reflective walks around campus, through eucalyptus groves populated by cackling blue Steller's jays and verdant gardens punctuated by bright hibiscus and bougainvillea. And then it hit me: The answer was literally right under my nose. Gazing at the greenery around me, I realized h...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Purifying Your Body and Mind: An Organic Yoga Detox
by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher First, if you are reading this blog, you have taken the form of a human being; karmically speaking, this precious human life we've been given is very hard to come by. As human beings, we grow and develop outward--engaging with the phenomenal world via our five organs of action and five organs of perception. This evolution from the core to the skin, from the skin to the world brings with it life's joys and sorrows, pleasures, and pains. The sorrows and pains are considered negative stressors or reactions that disturb our physical or mental balance. Stresso...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comedian Writes About Abusive Relationship In Moving Instagram Post
On Monday afternoon, comedian Beth Stelling posted a jarring image on Instagram. In it, there are four photos: three of them show her bruised legs and arms, and in the fourth she's smiling, performing onstage.  "Same girl in all of these photos (me)," wrote Stelling under the image. "I've had an amazing year and you've seen the highlights here, so these photos are an uncommon thing to share but not an uncommon issue." Stelling, who has appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and has a special on Comedy Central, went on to describe the abusive relationship she got out of last summer, and the shame and fear that surrounds openi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Adopting a Playful Mindset Over the Holidays Can Become Your Lifeline
Image Licensed from Shutterstock The holidays have been known to increase pressure, stress and overall busyness. Over a three week period we attempt to fit it all in. Of course, this time period varies and can become considerably longer, depending on how easily you are swayed by retail pressure to get jump-started in early fall. Every last 'ought to' and 'should go' is stuffed into the whirlwind of it all, tempting us to lose our cool or at the very least, rob us of our joy - and isn't enjoying and celebrating with our loved ones what this season is supposed to be all about? My sense is that the busyness, pressure to fi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The One Word That Will Change Your Career (For the Better)
This post was originally published on Unsettle.org Jiro Ono owns a sushi restaurant. In Tokyo, Sukiyabashi Jiro is a small restaurant inside a subway station. Jiro's sushi restaurant is extremely popular. His prices are high, his restaurant and menu are small, and he has ample opportunity to earn more money with his business. Jiro could expand his restaurant. With only ten seats, Jiro could easily earn more with a simple change like squeezing in one or two more. He could go to a larger location, with double the amount of seats, and leave the quaint space inside the subway station behind. It stands to reason that if he had ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga Blessings for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season!
by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher This is the time of year when we add more tasks onto our already burgeoning "to-do" lists. Our busy lives get even busier, and we don't devote time to nurturing ourselves. This can cause us to experience the side effects of a life not lived in balance: insomnia, fatigue, and low immunity, to name just a few. Now is when it becomes even more important to schedule a moment of self-care and reap the rewards of that previous pause: peace, joy, and happiness. To help you in that process, I've selected "a few of my favorite" yoga blog posts that are perfect for...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Karma of Coldplay
: A head full of dreams, and a community of shared rhythms What have 96 four-year-olds from Germany got in common with the four 30-something members of Coldplay from the UK? Answer #1: music. Answer #2: co-operation. First hear what Chris Martin told Ashtanga yoga teacher Eddie Stern when he visited the Rubin Museum to talk about karma just before cooperating with Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, and Sting to produce the fourth annual Global Citizen concert on the Great Lawn in Central Park, New York City. "A group of like-minded people are all becoming something bigger than themselves," Chris Martin declared, with the imp...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 4, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Post Traumatic Growth
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Our wounds, our failures and our challenges eventually heal. And if we're lucky, we become stronger because of them. Today I want to make sure: You heal stronger. You don't bounce back, you bounce forward. You recover better. What do we do when bad things happen to good people? Failures, challenges and mistakes... they happen to the best of us. I want to introduce you to a completely new way of thinking about the bad things that happened to us. Specifically, this is a concept called: Post Traumatic Growth: (PTG) The positive mental shift experienced as a result of adversity. We...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 29, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Get The Thrill Of A Safari Without Ever Leaving Home
More than 8,000 miles from New York City, a team of a few dozen goes on safari every day, films everything they encounter and broadcasts the results live on the internet. The three-hour show starts at 5 a.m. local time near South Africa's Kruger National Park -- 10 p.m. eastern -- and is repeated again in the afternoon. One morning, viewers may spot a leopard sleeping in a marula tree, paws dangling over either side of a branch. A few minutes later, that same leopard may chow on an early breakfast, gulping down the ribcage of an impala she hoisted up to keep away from hyenas. For the evening drive, that leopard may be gone...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 27, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news