Rachel Long

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Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

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The 11 healthiest foods in the world

Grown without chemicals and loaded with nutrition, these 11 foods will keep you (and the planet) healthy for life.<p>J.I. Rodale, the man who founded …

Nutrition

7 Tips For Weight-Lifting Newbies

<b>Ask an Expert</b><br>No idea if you’re doing a move correctly? “Nothing is going to substitute the cues of a good coach right in front of you,” says Boyce. See if your gym offers a free introductory session with a personal trainer since you may just need one hour of good instruction to get you</b> …

14 Foods to Add to Your Diet in 2014

Every January, I post the top foods that you should try in the coming new year. My suggestions are based on trends, availability and most important, nutrient density. Last year was a great year in food. It focused on getting back to the basics with our diet -- something this nutritionist just …

8 Strategies To Double Your Savings (Really!)

Photographed by <b>Ruby Yeh</b>.<p><i>Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your maximum</i> …

3 Powerful Reminders For When You Feel Stuck In Life

1. You don’t need to know where you are going to get somewhere great.<p>A car’s headlights can illuminate only the area immediately in front of it, yet …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

While happiness is defined by the individual, I’ve always felt it foolish to declare that nothing can be learned from observing the happiness of …

Fear is the Root of Your Problems

Every problem you or I have (and they are many, small and large), is rooted in fear.<p>For some, that might seem obvious: the question is how to beat …

5 Good Reasons To Go For A Less Intense Workout

<i>By Tracy Hafen for YouBeauty.com</i><p>With all of the recent and much-deserved hype over high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a true and loyal friend has been left behind: good, old-fashioned steady-state training. Gone are the days of 30-minute jogs, in favor of jump squats and 30-second sprints.<p>In …

How The Light In A Room Could Affect Your Emotions

The intensity of light could also have an impact on the intensity of our emotions, a new study suggests.<p>Research published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology shows that the more intense the lighting, the greater a person's emotions -- both positive <i>and</i> negative.<p>"Other evidence shows that on sunny …

How To Love: 6 Ways Not to Love, 8 Ways to Love

Do you know how to love? If you didn't receive the love you needed as a child, then there is a good possibility that you don't know how to love. You might have a skewed idea about what love really is.<p><b>What Love Isn't:</b><p><b>1. Love is not needy</b><p>When you reject and abandon yourself with your self-judgments …

5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Love

I recently wrote a blog titled "7 Reasons Most People are Afraid of Love." Within hours, the post had tens of thousands of reads and thousands of social media shares -- numbers that would double and triple over the next couple days. At first, I was surprised at this response, but then I thought …

Petting Away Depression

You've seen the TV commercials, the person in black and white and sad while they watch their friends and family in color happy as can be? Then the sad individual gets help, sees the world in color and has a dog run into frame to play with them, or they are suddenly on the couch petting their …

Confessing Depression

Sometimes life is hard. I think I'm luckier than most in this world, and yet I still struggle with my own demons. I suppose that's true of all of us, but not everyone faces the crushing weight of depression when things go wrong. I recently discovered that my dear friend is struggling to stay afloat …

7 Reasons Vegetarians Live Longer

There’s nothing wrong with eating meat if you’re doing so in moderation (I for one, will never give up the occasional cheeseburger), but research …