Wellness Advice

Dare to Try a ‘Mirror Fast’?
Dare to Try a ‘Mirror Fast’?

Could you go a month—or even a year—without looking at yourself in the mirror? It’s a new… >>

13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain
13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain

I'm the engine that keeps you running all day long, and I'm here to share the mysteries of how I… >>

One Thing Anyone Can Do to Get Instantly Happier
One Thing Anyone Can Do to Get Instantly Happier

There are quirky New York City moments—for example, commuting on a crowded subway next to a… >>

Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?
Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?

As if you needed justification to head to the shore some time this summer, a new British study… >>

The 5 Best Ways to Deal With Anger
The 5 Best Ways to Deal With Anger

Did you know angry people are three times more likely than calmer ones to have a heart attack?… >>

5 Surprising Ways to Stop Seasonal Allergies
5 Surprising Ways to Stop Seasonal Allergies

Taking an antihistamine isn't the only way to battle seasonal allergies: Here's what else you… >>

New Research: Which Herbs and Spices Improve Your Health
New Research: Which Herbs and Spices Improve Your Health

Some spices are much more than just flavor enhancers; they may help you live a healthier life as… >>

How Gen Y Stays #Healthy
How Gen Y Stays #Healthy

Being a functional adult is, more than anything else, time-consuming. You have to hold down a… >>

Vice Advice: The Dangers of Never Taking Vacation
Vice Advice: The Dangers of Never Taking Vacation

Think you deserve a pat on the back for your workaholic ways? Ample research suggests that… >>

Check Your Brain: What's Normal, What's Not?
Check Your Brain: What’s Normal, What’s Not?

Here's how to tell if your healthy brain's forgetfulness is fine ... or kind of funny. >>

Fast Fitness Quiz: What Works Best to Get You Moving?
Fast Fitness Quiz: What Works Best to Get You Moving?

Convincing you to walk more, even if you are already a regular walker, takes more than just… >>

One Simple Change: Stop Saying ‘I’m So Busy’
One Simple Change: Stop Saying ‘I’m So Busy’

Just as I was stressing about how I was too busy to write this blog post during a short holiday… >>

What's Your Walking IQ?
What’s Your Walking IQ?

Test your walking knowledge: Whether you're strolling for exercise or for weight loss, you'll learn… >>

7 Surprising Health Experts Who Could Save Your Life
7 Surprising Health Experts Who Could Save Your Life

Think your doctor and your dentist are the only members of your personal health-care team? Don’t… >>

Is Your Mind Bigger Than Your Pain?
Is Your Mind Bigger Than Your Pain?

I have no intention of running a 130+ mile ultramarathon.  And I have no desire to eat vegan. … >>

13+ Things You Shouldn't Eat at a Restaurant
13+ Things You Shouldn’t Eat at a Restaurant

We surveyed dozens of people in the restaurant biz on what they never, ever touch, whether its to… >>

This Is What I Want to Be When I'm 91
This Is What I Want to Be When I’m 91

Need proof that yoga can keep you young and fit?  Watch this video of Mabes Morrill, a 91-year-old… >>

The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors
The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors

It’s not surprising that the GMA co-anchor’s announcement that she has a blood disorder… >>

Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well
Docs Take Healthy Oath So Patients Stay Well

Research shows that physicians who eat poorly or don’t exercise may be less likely to encourage… >>

Food Fight Quiz: Processed vs. Fresh
Food Fight Quiz: Processed vs. Fresh

Your health care provider, mom and common sense may have always told you that farm-fresh foods beat… >>