mind and body

Sunday, June 5th was National Cancer Survivor’s Day, and as cancer care facilitators and advocates, we celebrate cancer survivors
When I see something that triggers anxiety, whether it's an actual physical manifestation or just in the mind's eye, I distract myself until my anxiety subsides. In my quest to recalibrate from distressed to de-stressed, I have found the following four quick-tricks to be, easy, practical, and effective anxiety antidotes.
Here, a few suggestions for things you can stop giving a crap about in 2016 -- because YOLO.
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It is no wonder that mental health care is such a booming industry. In 2014, the United States alone spent $179.4 billion
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These toners also boost mental focus, says Sarita Allen, Linda Celeste Sims's pilates teacher. Try them three times a week.
Whether or not you yourself care to spend an extended period of time in Warrior I, we highly recommend the visual fruits
I sit at a desk all day, as do most of my colleagues. And what better way to stretch it out than with a few yoga poses? This quick-hit routine is designed to make you feel alert, alive and fit as always.
Starting school again can be a tough transition for kids and teens, who become accustomed to the later bedtimes and unstructured play of summertime. Capitalize on these last few weeks of summer to take control of your new routine and set the tone for the rest of the school year.
Dermatologist Dr. Amy Wechsler discusses the interconnection between the mind and skin, including how stress has a direct impact on beauty.
We cannot control what happens to us. Sometimes, difficult and tragic events overwhelm us. Yet no matter what has transpired, we do have the magnificent power to choose how to respond to life and how to move forward.
There remains to this day an irreconcilable impasse between what religion tells us and what science tells us about mind/soul. It tears at the fabric of our culture.
What I have learned this year is to never run from reality, to face it head on with your mind and heart; it is about staying on the ground with your two feet, and instead of looking outside yourself for the magic, never being afraid to know that it exists within you.
Everything is alive; the whole world lives inside us. As we let life live through us, we experience the boundless openness of our true nature.
We can prove in our own lives that, whether or not we are aware of it, our spiritual practice can help us achieve better health.
Understanding that we are all more powerful than we know -- that we are all connected to something bigger than ourselves -- is the real conversation I want to have in the new OWN section on HuffPost. In many ways, it is the only conversation, I believe, truly worth having.