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Coping with disappointment
Recently I found myself thinking about disappointment and how we go about handling it after learning of two separate mental-health professionals who specialize in working with the queer and trans* ...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saving the endangered species of children who know how to play
In the “old days,” a column about kids’ fitness in a gay newspaper would seem odd, to say the least. But, because of adoption and surrogacy, many in the LGBT community now have children. Maybe same...
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regain your focus after a day of eating indulgence
We all lose some will power at some point in our diet. It’s hard to eat perfect 24/7 and you shouldn’t feel like you have to. We all make mistakes on our diet, but the goal is to jump right back in...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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The secrets of portion awareness
One of my favorite diet gurus is Dr. Brian Wansink, who is the head of the Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University in Chicago. He is also known as the mad scientist of portion-control experiments ...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 361 361 recommendations | email to a friend
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Staying healthy through the holidays
Whether or not you personally celebrate any of the winter holidays, the cultural explosion that is the “holiday season” is nearly impossible to miss, and it starts early. With mass-media advertisin...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eating out while dieting
Are you trying to lose weight or start new healthy eating habits? Eating healthy and keeping your nutrition on track at home can be the easy part, but things can get tricky when you go out to eat. ...
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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HIV lifestyle-management
For the past 22 years, I have lived a healthy, robust life while dealing with HIV. I am lucky and grateful for my good health, but I believe it is also due to my habits around eating and exercise. ...
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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The forgotten muscle
Summer is here and many of you are ready to work out hard and show off your muscles. Some folks focus on muscles that are more visible, such as chest, back and legs, but there are forgotten muscles...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Benefits of massage therapy
Not only does a massage feel really good, but it has been proven that even just a quick 10-minute massage can reduce muscle inflammation and alleviate stress. However, the benefits of touch extend ...
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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R & R and stress-control, the final keys
Last month, we talked about the four keys to wellness, including the first two, diet and exercise. Here are the other keys that can help you achieve both a healthy body and mind. You remember how y...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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