Khrystina Cielo Mabutin

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Find Stillness

<b>What doesn't change?</b> <i>The Practice:</i><b>Find stillness.</b> <i>Why?</i><p>Things keep changing. The clock ticks, the day unfolds, trees grow, leaves turn brown, hair turns gray, children grow up and leave home, attention skitters from this to that, the cookie is delicious but then it's all gone, you're mad about …

Meditation

Treadmill Running

The Best Way to Run<p>Treadmill, or trail? Finally, expert advice on how to get the most bang for your running buck<p><b>Does running three miles on the treadmill equal running three miles outdoors?</b> -Tiffany, South Pasadena, CA<p>Not quite. "You're much better off hitting the trail or road," says running coach …

Trampoline Park Fitness Classes: Why You Should Try One

<b>What You Can Expect</b> Group workouts, which typically range from 45 to 60 minutes, feature a lot of the same moves as normal gym classes—lunges, mountain climbers, jumping jacks—but on a trampoline. Some exercises will require you to do laps around the entire trampoline, while others are done in your …

What makes us extroverts and introverts?

Why do some people prefer adventure and the company of others, while others favour being alone? It’s all to do with how your brain processes rewards.<p>Will you spend Saturday night in a crowded bar, or curled up with a good book? Is your ideal holiday adventure sports with a large group of mates and, …

Personality

The One Thing These Crazy Successful People Do Every Morning

Benjamin Franklin -- the original guru of self-control and productivity -- once said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Fast forward to today and rising early is still considered a common quality of highly successful people.<p>Much has been made of the benefits of …

Why Am I Attracted to Bad Boys (or Bad Girls)?

How to Avoid Toxic Relationships That Go Nowhere<p>Unfortunately, more and more people find themselves in harmful and destructive relationships. Clients will tell me they repeatedly have love relationships with a person who later turns out to be abusive or addictive in some way. One woman said she …

Relationships

Howard Medical Students: Do We Look Suspicious?

Part of university students' ongoing profiling campaign<p>This image is going around today, as students mobilize through the "Am I Suspicious?" campaign, "seek[ing] not only to raise awareness of the injustices that go on today and have happened in the past, but to prevent such occurrences for future …

Rochelle Harris, British Woman, Has Flesh-Eating Worms Removed From Her Ear

By: By Marc Lallanilla, Assistant Editor<p>Published: 07/17/2013 08:38 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>The scratching sound that Rochelle Harris kept hearing was all in her head -- literally.<p>After the British tourist returned from a vacation in Peru earlier this year, she started experiencing headaches, shooting …

5 Things That’ll Make You Happy From Around the Web

Sometimes all it takes is a change in mindset — no matter how small — to turn a crappy day into a good one. To help you shift into a happier gear, …

Feminism

If Your Son Is Not Circumcised... Beware the Well-Baby Check

Imagine this. It's the middle of the night and your baby boy has croup -- you are worried. So you take him to your local emergency room. The ER doc comes in, removes the boy's diaper, and forcibly retracts your child's foreskin, leaving the child screaming in pain and bleeding. Within a couple …

Pregnancy

Are Women Wired Sexually Like Men?

It was once widely assumed that the demise of relationships in deference to sex without commitment was driven by men, erroneously labeled as more sexual than women, and that women complied with men's desires reluctantly. In my long career as a relationship counselor, I've argued that women are much …

The Art of Letting Go

So many times in our life, we hear people tell us, "You've got to let that go." Your girlfriend left you? Let that go. Your best friend forgot your birthday? Let that go. Your parents divorced? Let that go. In my case, it was my father's choice to not be in my life. I heard it over and over again, …

Positive Thinking

The Silence Inside the Silence

For most people, silence is just a little rest from a busy world and a busy mind. But when silence is really embraced, when silence of the heart is explored, there is much more to simple peace and quiet. As much as noise rattles the nerves, silence brings inner harmony, a wholeness, and trust in …

The Best Foods to Eat: 17 Superfoods to Add to Your Diet

Your First Date With Mr. Could Be Right<p><b>Brown Rice</b><br>Carbs help the amino acid tryptophan cross from the blood into the brain, where it's used to make the mood-boosting, calming compound serotonin, Kleiner says. Beware the bleached-out bread basket, she adds: Refined carbs can make your mood go sour by …

Don't Say This to a Cancer Patient

Eight years ago, I was working for a local video production company assigned with the task of telling the stories of parents who lived through the unimaginable pain of having a baby die in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NICU, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. What made this such an arduous …

Thoughts on Turning 30: Be Curious, Tango, and Make It Count

I turn 30 tomorrow. I think I'm supposed to freak out or something based on that BuzzFeed "30 Signs You're Almost 30" post that went viral this week, but I'm pretty damn happy about 30.<p>The truth is this: My 20s were good to me. I lived in three different countries, managed to scoop up a degree or …

Vocabulary

Is Your Cellphone Ruining Your Fitness?

In the second part of the study, 49 of the students took a cardiovascular fitness test. Not surprisingly, those who used their phones the most were also the least physically fit.<p>It makes sense: The more time you spend on your phone, the less time you have to do other things, including …

Exercise

Preparing for a Run

*Four hours before your workout, drink 12 ounces of fluid. If your urine is the shade of apple juice or darker two hours before you exercise, drink another eight to 12 ounces. If you'll be working out longer than 60 minutes, replenish with a 16-ounce sports drink every hour, or four ounces every 15 …

Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News

How a nutritionist organizes her refrigerator<p>Twins suffering from liver disease, transplant saves one but other dies<p>Children more likely than before …

Cute Summer Clothes: How to Wear Prints

How to Wear Prints (and Look Fabulous Doing It)<p>Follow these 5 styling rules to pull off any print, no matter how wild<p>Aaron Richter<p>Go With The Same Motif<p>Whether florals or dots, the designs should balance each other out (e.g., shiny with matte [as on our model]; tiny with oversize).<p>ASOS blazer, …

The 10 Elements of a Soulmate

As the American writer Richard Bach said, "A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are."<p>Ah, soulmates. The epitome of love and partnership. …

Relationships

The 5 Health Tests Women Can't Ignore

When it comes to women's health, there are five health tests that have saved lives and helped improve the quality of life for millions of women, and yet are still underutilized, ignored or forgotten about.<p>My patients are so busy that it's understandably difficult to put health on their never-ending …

Cancer