You see the computer screen, but you really don’t. It’s more like a two-foot blur. Your eyes are between open and closed, although you’re not sure where. At the moment, you have no idea what you’re working on. And it’s o... Read more
Does this sound familiar? "My joints are achy, I feel stiff all the time, and it’s hard to get out of bed in the morning." If there were ever a good excuse not to exercise – if there were ever a defensible time to throw in the t... Read more
When it comes to losing weight or making healthy choices, you probably think that it takes hours at a gym plus long nights preparing and planning nutritious meals. What you may not realize is that quick and easy changes can really improve your immedi... Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor... Read more
Depends....Plain Popcorn isn't bad its the topping that may be, which comes in many varieties. I like the 100 cal bags, or kernals dill pickle. If you use the brown bag method to pop your own there are lots of ideas for healthy toppings on Pinterest.... Read more
We had pizza because my son came in from out of town for 36 hours.... I had not seen him since Christmas. Nobody wanted to cook and take time out of our very limited visit.
How do you recover from that? The bloated feeling, the heavy/fat feeling? T... Read more
I've always had a problem with "standing up straight". And whenever I did make an effort to do so, I always felt like I was sticking my chest out (how embarrassing!). I finally learned that pushing my shoulders back and down makes my posture better... Read more
By Lynda Liu, Fitness MagazineAsk any woman the one thing she wants more of, and energy will most likely top her list. While getting more sleep would seem to be the obvious solution (Americans average seven hours of sleep a night), daytime exhaustion... Read more
Via our partners at Woman's DayDid you smoke cigarettes for years? Or hardly drink milk or take a calcium supplement during your 20s? Whatever health mistakes you’ve made in the past, our experts weigh in on the specific changes you can mak... Read more
"If you sit in front of keyboard all day, you should start doing an exercise called the wall slide immediately. Why? Because it helps undo the damage caused by slumping forward all day. After all, a hunched posture can leave you with the rounded shou... Read more
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