Kelley Woodside

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Higher summits for today's backpacking gear

OK, California didn't get any snow again. Water rationing is now mandatory. Spring is the new summer. But look on the bright side: It's a great time to go backpacking. On top of that, the basic gear you need, the big four — boots, tents, poles and backpacks — just keep getting better. Just remember …

Backpacking

What's in your flavored e-cig anyway?

And can it hurt you?<p>The chemicals making your e-cigarette taste like cotton candy may be harmful to your health, even when they're advertised as being safe. In a new study on the flavorings that go into e-cig liquids, researchers found that certain flavoring chemicals were present in quantities …

This is what “comfort food” is probably doing to your brain

The old cliché of the sad woman eating her feelings might be all wrong. It may not be her feelings causing her to eat. It might be that the eating is what’s causing her feelings.<p>In a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers found that eating foods with a higher …

Holistic Medicine

Measles outbreak: Public health official confirm more than 100 cases in US

• Most cases are in California, with 58 linked to the Disneyland cluster<br>• White House urges parents to heed scientists’ advice and vaccinate children<p>More than 100 people in the US have been confirmed as infected with measles, including 91 in California, most linked to an outbreak that began at …

Public Health

Survival Kit

Introduction: Survival Kit<p>About: I always liked making stuff and when my grandfather showed me Instructables I became an addict. I don't have any …

This Productivity Hack Completely Changed My Life, and It Can Improve Yours

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During your day, you have a lot going on. Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech support, coding, hosting webinars and whatever else you have to accomplish during those hours that you've defined as …

Time Management

Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

How to lay a steadfast foundation for “the invisible architecture of daily life.”<p><i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil… Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar,”</i> William James wrote in his seminal 1887 treatise on habit, the bundle of behavior he called the …

Choosing The Best Shelter For Your Bug Out Bag – Part 1

Yea! Another backpack post. Well, I wish I could apologize, but I love this stuff. If your packs are like mine, they are constantly evolving and …

Backpacking

10 Reasons You're Tired That Have Nothing To Do With How Much You're Sleeping

By now, we’ve all heard the secrets to good sleep: Avoid caffeine and TV too close to bedtime, keep the room cool and dark, sleep at least seven …

New Report Confirms What The GOP Won't Admit: Obamacare Is Working

More people are insured, and more people can afford their health care.<p>When Republicans carry on about what a “disaster” the Affordable Care Act is, they rarely acknowledge that the law is helping millions of people get health insurance.<p>But we don’t need Republicans to tell us these things. We have …

Health Care

What No One Tells You About Depression (But I Will)

Back in 2009, I had my first stay in a psychiatric ward; I was there for a week. At that point in my battle with major depression, my hourly thoughts revolved around various ways to end my life. Since then, my biggest fear has been to ultimately lose.<p>It's 3 a.m. and I'm alone with nothing more than …

Depression

WATCH: 5 Celebrities Open Up About Struggling With Depression

Demi Lovato, Jack Antonoff and more tell HuffPost Live about learning to ask for help.<p>The feelings of sadness, anxiety and helplessness that come with mental illness are challenging enough, but the stigma around those issues means many who suffer from depression, bipolar disorder or other …

Mental Health

Depression Isn’t What You Think It Is

Millions of people are diagnosed with major depression, while a growing number of scientists are saying it isn’t a distinct condition. It’s part of a big shake-up in psychiatry as researchers attempt to define mental disorders by what’s going wrong in the brain rather than using checklists of …

Lower Your Blood Pressure By Keeping An Eye On It: Self-Monitoring Linked To Reduced Hypertension

People suffering from hypertension who regulary monitor their own numbers tend to have lower blood pressure than those who don't, according to a …