Jenelle Edwards

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<b>(CNN) —</b> Her brother's sudden death in 2004 hit Sarah Huerta hard.<p>In the years that followed, Huerta couldn't leave the house without suffering a panic attack. She hated getting in cars since her brother's body was found in one. She couldn't seem to hold down a job. Every time she stepped outside …

Grief and Healing: Will I Ever Recover?

I am super, super particular about language.<p>The wrong word choice grates on me, even in the best of times.<p>So when I was first widowed, hearing words like <i>recovery</i> and <i>healing</i> really bothered me.<p>Healing sounded ridiculous. Exactly what was going to improve?<p>Within a month after my partner drowned, …

Why Mindful Eating Is So Hard and Why You Should Do It Anyway

I haven't paused to taste and savor my food for at least 1.2 million minutes since 1975. That is a sobering stretch of tasteless time, which I calculated last week. I hope to use that number as a prod to remind myself to slow down and pay full attention to what I'm eating, instead of being …

Because You Feel Sad Doesn't Mean You Have to Be Sad

Mindfulness check! What liberation, to become aware of our own mind. With all the recent attention on mindfulness, we are getting better at being able to watch our minds in action, notice the thoughts it generates, the stories it tells us. We are starting to understand that it is simply the nature …

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to …

The Time of Day You're Most Likely to Blow Your Diet

Down to the exact minute…<p>Ever feel like you just <i>need</i> something salty or sweet in the afternoon? You're not alone: A recent British survey found that people are most likely to stray from their healthy eating plans at around 4:12 p.m. For the study, a British research group called OnePoll surveyed …

Nutrition

17 Small Gestures That Say "I Love You"

Consider this your romance cheat sheet<p>When was the last time you made someone breakfast in bed? Gave them a cheesy gift just because? It might seem trivial, but in relationships it's the little things that count. In a recent survey, people felt most appreciated in their relationships when their …

Relationships

Code Lavender and Preventing PTSD in Health Care

You have heard of code blue and code red. Well, there's a new code in town: code lavender.<p>Code lavender is a code the hospital staff can call for themselves when they are being overloaded by stress and traumatic events on a particular work day.<p>When code lavender is triggered, the staff member gets …

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

The Best Foods To Ease Anxiety

Anxiety disorders typically require medication or psychotherapy or both -- but that doesn't mean lifestyle changes are totally out of the question. A balanced diet and a regular exercise routine might not be cures, but they can help improve overall mood and wellbeing.<p>Similarly to the way certain …

3 Ways to Fuel Like an Athlete

Nosh on these foods to have your best possible workout<p>Food and fitness go hand in hand: “By eating right, an athlete can handle harder, longer workouts—and will recover faster,” says Shawn Hueglin, Ph.D., R.D., a sports dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee. Nutrition has a huge impact …

5 Major Stretching Mistakes—and How to Fix Them

These mistakes could be thwarting your fitness goals—or sidelining you with an injury<p>If you're more concerned with beating your best time during your run than you are with your pre-workout stretch session, then this is for you: Giving short shrift to your form and movements while you limber up can …

6 Reasons He Doesn't Want to Have Sex

The good news: It usually has nothing to do with you<p>Contrary to popular belief, men aren't always raring to go all day every day. And surprisingly, guys can have long-term dips in desire just like women. In fact, 14.4 percent of men reported a distressing lack of sexual interest lasting at least …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Work-Life Balance: Three Power Tips

<b>Here are three quick action steps to help you create more work life balance this week -- field tested and doctor approved.</b><p>Work-life balance is key to preventing burnout , but exactly HOW do you create balance in the first place?<p>I am an executive coach to hundreds of over-stressed physicians. One of …

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 …

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

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 Underrated Cleaning Items You Shouldn't Skip

Make sure your arsenal is fully stocked.<p>Cleaning is a simple fact of life, and anything that helps us get the job done faster is welcome. We spoke with Sandy Hausner, a veteran at Crate & Barrel who helped develop their cleaning and organizing lines, to share which oft-forgetton staples are …

13 Things You Need To Know About Concussions

Ahead of the Super Bowl, here’s the lowdown on brain damage in sports.<p>In recent years, researchers have only just begun to understand how and why concussions are dangerous, fueling the debate about football safety. Here’s what you need to know.<p>1. There are roughly 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions in …

Concussion

19 Closet Organization Ideas You'll Want to Steal Immediately

More room = more shoes!<p>A clean, organized closet is the best: Not only does it streamline your morning routine, but you also have more room to buy new clothes and shoes. Which we all <i>obviously</i> need. If you want to make the most of your space, try some of these ideas.

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