When it comes to beating depression over the long-term, this is what makes exercise more powerful than medication. It’s not that medication doesn’t work -- it does. But exercise does something that medication doesn’t. It proves a new identity to yourself.
I went to my strength and conditioning coach from college, my old teammates who had done sprint training, and a friend who ran track competitively. I asked each of them for suggestions and programs for 400m sprint training and for general sprinting tips. My hope was that by asking five ...
Unlike the two-year-old who doesn't realize how important that answer is, someone with an eating disorder gets it. Gets that if she can just figure out how, maybe all the pain and fear and hatred and sorrow and guilt and shame and secrecy and torment could be gone. And that's all she wants. ...
Through these experiences as a woman, a few things became very clear to me. The first realization was that fear hinders birth. When a woman is scared or frightened, she isn’t going to labor or birth in an optimal way. Her labor may be prolonged, disjointed or halted entirely.
As any gardener will tell you, having a pot of basil near the kitchen window can make the difference between a good meal and a great meal. Once you've had fresh basil at your fingertips, you'll understand why basil is an essential addition to every container garden.
I think it’s time to set a higher standard in health and medicine by integrating scientifically proven behavior changes, rather than defaulting to a prescription because 'we’re busy and it’s easier' or ordering another test to appease the patient.
Growing up Baptist, I've always believed in miracles. For some, it's hard to believe that Jesus walked on water, turned water into wine, and that He rose from the grave. I've never once doubted these biblical miracles... To say there is no God is crazy to me, because I've seen His work firsthand.
Though I’ve incorporated ginger into my diet for decades, I recently began taking ginger therapeutically on a daily basis. I use a simple infusion of ginger water to aid in digestion and improve overall health, incorporating the beneficial properties of this spice into my normal routine. I ...