Wellness Advice

Robin Roberts' Health News: Difficult, Yet Inspiring
Robin Roberts’ Health News: Difficult, Yet Inspiring

Like millions of other GMA fans, I was so saddened to hear Robin Roberts’ announcement this… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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. … >>

How to Reach Success Before Breakfast
How to Reach Success Before Breakfast

First, we read about the secrets behind mindful eating and weight loss. Next: mindful actions and… >>

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… >>

Health Confession: Do You Inhale Your Lunch?
Health Confession: Do You Inhale Your Lunch?

Yesterday, I managed to scarf down my lunch—a very delicious hummus and veggie sandwich from… >>

Eater's Digest: Instant, Magic Ice Cream Recipe
Eater’s Digest: Instant, Magic Ice Cream Recipe

Confession: Last summer I ate my weight in this simple “ice cream”, inspired by my friend Gena… >>

Drink Too Much Last Night? Blame the Glass
Drink Too Much Last Night? Blame the Glass

Over-imbibers take note: It turns out your beer glass may be responsible for how fast you down your… >>

Dr. Oz to Governors: Have More Sex, Eat More Nuts, Start Potato Chip Buyback Programs
Dr. Oz to Governors: Have More Sex, Eat More Nuts, Start Potato Chip Buyback Programs

Mehmet Oz, MD, certainly spiced up the National Governor Association’s annual winter meeting… >>

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… >>

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… >>

Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting
Daily Dose of Outrage: An $83,046 Hospital Bill—for a Scorpion Sting

Straight from the files of “what’s wrong with our health care system” comes this gem: An… >>

Conceptual Smarts: Turn Off the TV, and 6 More Baby-Making Tips For Men
Conceptual Smarts: Turn Off the TV, and 6 More Baby-Making Tips For Men

If you're trying to get pregnant, switch off the television. So say researchers who found a link… >>

Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season
Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season

Norovirus—or stomach flu—can really put your body through the ringer. Here’s what infectious… >>

Are TV Reruns the Perfect Energy Booster?
Are TV Reruns the Perfect Energy Booster?

Indulging in an episode or two (okay, a marathon) of Wife Swap before I go to sleep might not sound… >>

Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?
Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?

First, a shoutout to my two-year-old’s four grandparents, who spend hours a week helping watch… >>

Are You Normal or Nuts? 2013 Edition
Are You Normal or Nuts? 2013 Edition

Calling all neurotics, paranoids, and phobics! Our panel of experts says you might not be as loony… >>

10 Proven Ways to Boost Creative Thinking
10 Proven Ways to Boost Creative Thinking

Creativity isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. The latest psychological research shows that… >>

Why Gut Bacteria Is Good for You
Why Gut Bacteria Is Good for You

The trillions of gut bacteria that live in our bodies are often the unsung heroes of our good… >>