All Entries For mental health

2 Easy Tips for a Great Workout Every Time

Get more out of your workouts with these two simple tips to re-focus your mental energy.
Posted 4/14/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 4 comments   26,376 views
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5 Easy Ways to Better Value Your Time

We all have 168 hours in a week. What will you do with them? Find out how to end each day with the satisfaction that it was well-spent--and utilize your time to the fullest.
Posted 3/30/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 25 comments   33,175 views
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Food Addiction is Real (and 6 Ways to Deal)

Guest blogger Dr. Pamela Peeke shares exciting and eye-opening info about the science of food addiction--and offers ways to cope.
Posted 2/13/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 44 comments   121,865 views
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This Year, Be Your Own Valentine

As we prepare to celebrate the day that we traditionally express love to others, let us take the time to express our love for ourselves. Here's a great way to love yourself more.
Posted 2/7/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 52 comments   15,112 views
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Avoid the Self-Fulfilling Fat Prophecy

According to new research, feeling fat--even though you aren't--can actually make you fat!
Posted 10/26/2012  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 27 comments   32,811 views
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Stop Complaining, It's Bad for Your Brain (and How to Cope)

Turns out complaining isn't just annoying. It affects your brain, too. Here's how to deal with a whiner.
Posted 9/12/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 46 comments   34,115 views
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Can We Teach Ourselves (and Our Kids) to Be Happier?

There are 2 kinds of happiness, explains parenting expert Michelle Stroffolino Schmidt, Ph.D. So which is more important? And, how can we teach happiness to our kids?
Posted 7/26/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 28 comments   19,539 views
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10 Tips to Stay on Track When Life Gets Tough

Times of stress can easily undo even the best of intentions when it comes to your well-being, but that does not have to be the case if you have access to some helpful tips.
Posted 5/15/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 68 comments   33,253 views
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Regular Exercise Benefits a Senior's Mind and Body

When my grandma stopped walking, both her physical and mental health started to decline. Research validates that regular exercise for seniors has more than just physical benefits.
Posted 4/27/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 18 comments   15,121 views
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You Can Have It All, Just Not All at Once

When we learn to stop demanding perfection of ourselves, we're able to keep ourselves from being our own worst enemy. You can't give 100% of yourself all the time. And that's OK.
Posted 1/31/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 61 comments   29,178 views
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'Tis the Season to Battle the Holiday Blues

For those suffering with depression, the holidays can feel less than joyful. Learn how to identify the symptoms of depression and how that condition relates to weight loss.
Posted 12/13/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Birdie Varnedore, M.D. : 19 comments   20,426 views
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6 Tips for Finding Peace and Staying Balanced

How do you keep life from getting you down? What helps you stay calm and find peace and happiness? Today I'm sharing my tips with the hope that they'll help you as well.
Posted 10/5/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 52 comments   22,448 views
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Staying on Track: Instant Gratification vs.Long-Term Goals

How do you fight the urge to give in to instant gratification when you have a long road ahead of you? ~INDYGIRL shares her best tips.
Posted 8/19/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Beth Donovan : 68 comments   19,810 views
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Poll: What Would You Do with 10 Minutes of 'Me Time'

10 minutes is more than enough time to do SOMETHING, ANYTHING to relax. So, I challenge you: What would you do with 10 minutes of 'me' time? (Then go DO IT!)
Posted 7/18/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 63 comments   12,337 views
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How I Stop a Binge

~INDYGIRL shares her best tips for stopping a binge.
Posted 5/27/2011  2:09:08 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 322 comments   246,757 views
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