Nicole Gordon

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How to Find Motivation to Stay Fit Through the Holidays

With family obligations, traveling, work parties and other distractions that can throw you off track, it's no surprise that staying motivated through the holidays is a challenge. Not to mention it's only getting colder, darker, and windier outside. There are hundreds of excuses that can prevent you …

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How One Woman Lost 40 Pounds of Fat and Saved Her Life

Fortunately, a friend spotted her struggling in the over-her-head water and pulled her onto the beach. But her troubles didn't end when she recovered her breath. Back home in Orlando, Florida, she was diagnosed with a severe valve regurgitation in her heart. "You are in congestive heart failure," …

Change Your Life Now: How to Make Changes That Stick

Can you think of one area of your life that you have <i>always</i> wanted (and even tried) to make a change in, but never seem to make it happen? Or you did change it for a while... then it slowly went right back to the way it was before?<p>Maybe it was living a healthier lifestyle, superior time management …

5 Foods That Have More Fiber Than an Apple

<b>Avocado</b><br>Here's another reason to eat more avocados: Half of one contains an impressive 6.75 grams of fiber. Remove the pit and eat it raw, or better yet, spread the green stuff on a slice of toast.<p><b>Peanuts</b><br>Don't pass these up at a baseball game! Half a cup of peanuts has 6.2 grams of fiber. If you're …

Many Overweight Women and Men Are Finding Help in Overeaters Anonymous

Last week I attended a women's conference, where I ran into an old friend I hadn't seen in a couple years. I almost didn't recognize her, she had lost so much weight. "Carol, you look amazing!" I said. "You're so fit and trim! How did you lose weight? What's your secret?"<p>"It's no secret," Carol …

Should I Go Au Naturale (With My Medication)?

Lately, I've been pondering the notion of switching my antidepressant medication. I can't tell if mine is effective at all, since my OCD and anxiety have worsened. I can't tell if they've raged out of control due to my meds not being all that effective or if these disorders simply get worse as I …

5 Crazy-But-True Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation

<b>2. Say: “You’ve Got This”</b><br>It’s not just the pep talk that helps; it’s how you phrase it. People who encourage themselves using the second person (“<i>You</i> will run five miles”) rather than the first person (“<i>I</i> will run five miles”) perform better at tough tasks, according to a series of experiments …

What should I drink in your country?

Every culture has at least one unique libation that visitors must try.<p><i>“</i><i>Sláinte!</i><i>”</i><p>“<i>Prost!”</i><p>“<i>Skål!”</i><p>With every variation of “Cheers!” around the world, there’s often a traditional drink to complement the toast. Whether beer, wine, liquor or even non-alcoholic, regional beverage specialties can be a …

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A Never Before Seen Picasso/Dali Exhibit Opens in St. Petersburg, FL

For Hank Hine, Executive Director of The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, it was quite natural to envision a retrospective juxtaposing two artistic titans: Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso.<p>"These are two great artists of the 20th century, and among the different voices that I've heard, people rarely …

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