I live with my husband, stepdaughter, dog, cat, tortoise, and fish in a high-rise apartment. It sounds crazy and cramped, but it's not. It's vibrant and full of life ... I can't imagine living in a home not filled with the energy of these amazing creatures. Our "city house zoo" makes us laugh, keeps us centered, and reminds us what's most important in life: love.
Most of us love sharing our lives on social media. We post a lovely photo, share a funny video, and watch the views, likes, and comments roll in. But let’s be totally honest with ourselves—it’s rare that we would ever choose to post something that is unflattering. When we go out, take a vacation, or celebrate an accomplishment, we share only the most photo opportunistic moments. Our online presence is the controlled, filtered, shiny version of everyday life.
In her book, Approval Junkie: Adventures in Caring Too Much, Emmy Award–winning contributor to CBS News Sunday Morning and panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, Faith Salie, takes on her lifelong quest for approval—one which many women can relate to.…
It can be daunting to live a whole foods lifestyle in today’s busy world and make meals that’ll get the whole family around the table. Popular blogger Ali Segersten and functional medicine expert Tom Malttere are a team devoted to teaching their children—and readers—the importance of living a whole foods lifestyle.
In this excerpt, from Healing Principle 8, Dr. Mercola offers techniques that will make you intrinsically feel good. When your thoughts or emotions are swirling inside your head, the practices in this excerpt will help calm you, shift your focus away from your stressors, and provide powerful physiological benefits to boot.