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7 Steps to a Healthy Body and Mind

Obsessing over your daily intake of food and pushing yourself too hard won't get you anywhere. The key is to eat and exercise with moderation having set some realistic targets. It's all about finding the balance that's right for you.<p>Having a healthy diet is not about starving yourself. When you …

9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women

Plus, delicious recipes to help speed up your muscle recovery post-workout<p>Iron isn't just a metal—it's a key nutrient for exercise performance. In fact, a new study from the American College of Sports Medicine found that many active women suffer from iron deficiency, which can cause muscle soreness …

What's Most Important in Your Life?

I see love not as a feeling, but as an ability -- the ability to respond to people, and all of life, with kindness, compassion, and equanimity.<p>A friend of mine recently asked, "What is most important in your life?"<p>What a powerful question!<p>Before you read my answer below, I'd really like to hear …

Time Out Tip Of The Day: September 21, 2013

Need a time out? You're in luck. In honor of Bliss' Triple Oxygen Month, HuffPost's GPS for the Soul has teamed up with Bliss spa experts to provide the best tips to take a rejuvenating time out each and every day for the month of September. We want to help you make the next 30 days a time of …

Gratitude Is About the Future, Not the Past

Next time you have the opportunity to say "thank you," don't let it ring hollow. Embrace the gratitude; feel it as deeply as you can, because in so doing, you're actually increasing the odds that in the future we'll all have more for which to be grateful.<p>When life's got you down, gratitude can seem …

Keeping a Dad-to-Be Healthy: Ask Noah

<i>Q: My husband has a terrible history of avoiding doctors. He tells me he'll make an appointment for a physical and then he never does. This has always gotten me angry. Now that I'm pregnant I find it unacceptable. He is a 36-year-old man with no significant health problems, but he needs to start</i> …

10 Inspiring Quotes for Exercise Motivation This Fall

Fall is a great time for fresh starts and new goals to get healthy; whether you're a seasoned gym veteran or just beginning your fitness journey, a little extra motivation can be just what you need to kick-start the fall season.<p>By Nate Morrow<p>As fall approaches, many of us may find ourselves …

Want a More Relaxed Evening? Do This Before You Leave Work

As you wrap up another workday, the last thing you may be inclined to do is sit there and think about what happened. But if you want a more relaxing, stress-free evening, reflecting on the good stuff will go a long way.<p><i>By Jan Bruce</i><p>As you wrap up another workday, the last thing you may be inclined …

5 Creative Ways to Solve Any Problem

The simple mind tricks that actually work<p>"Think outside the box" may be a cliché, but too often we turn any issues over and over in our minds without finding an innovative solution for them. That's because we tend to do all problem solving in the same way, whether that means making a pros-and-cons …

Diabetes Websites to Improve Your Care

As health care costs continue to skyrocket and providers' time continues to shorten, more and more we are being asked to take care of ourselves.<p>Thus, the explosion in medical gadgets like home blood pressure cuffs, tools like pedometers and watches that show your heartbeat -- and Web-based …

Yoga for an Immune System 'Boost Up'

<i>by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher</i><p>There are countless studies that show that yoga improves immune functioning, most recently the one mentioned in a post here by Dr. Eliaz that describes "how yoga is actually working to benefit us on the genetic level."<p>The online Oxford English …