What Are the 5 Love Languages?

What Are the 5 Love Languages?

There was a lot to love in the 1990s. Kate and Leo in Titanic. The cast of Friends. The Spice Girls (girl power!). The ’90s also introduced a whole new way of looking at love. Marriage counselor Gary Chapman’s relationship self-help book, “The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts,” said people give…

Selección de la cobertura de tu seguro médico si vives con obesidad

Selección de la cobertura de tu seguro médico si vives con obesidad

+ text Slide 1 ¿Vives con obesidad? Resumen de consejos para investigar la cobertura de seguros médicos para la atención de la obesidad Slide 2 La obesidad es una enfermedad que afecta a 4 de cada 10 adultos estadounidenses. Programas de medicamentos, cirugías, dietas y ejercicio, así como trabajar con profesionales de la salud mental…

How to Stay Cool About Hot Button Issues at Holiday Parties

How to Stay Cool About Hot Button Issues at Holiday Parties

Politics. Family drama. Taylor Swift’s boyfriend. It’s the most wonderful time of the year for awkward — and potientially disastrous — conversations. We’ve all been there. Standing in a group of people, looking nice in our holiday best, politely nodding while eyeing the dessert table. Then someone says something completely ridiculous and the next thing…

HealthyWomen's Staff Picks for Holiday Gifts

HealthyWomen’s Staff Picks for Holiday Gifts

Still looking for gift ideas for the healthy women in your life? Or what about something amazing for yourself? No worries. We’ve got you covered. Here are our staff picks for great gifts we love to give — and receive (hint, hint). Sustainable leggings iStock.com/bymuratdeniz “The compressive high-rise leggings from Girlfriend Collective are versatile and…

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7 Ridiculously Simple and Realistic Ways to Lose Weight After 50

Age is just a number. But when it comes to shedding pounds, that number is part of the equation. You’ve probably noticed that the pounds come on easier — and come off harder — as the years creep up. That’s because things are changing: your hormones, your level of activity and the way your body…

Cómo hablar de la obesidad y de su correspondiente cobertura del seguro en el trabajo

Cómo hablar de la obesidad y de su correspondiente cobertura del seguro en el trabajo

La obesidad es tan común en Estados Unidos que casi la mitad (4 de cada 10) adultos estadounidenses viven con la enfermedad, lo que implica riesgos médicos graves y puede causar muertes prematuras. Muchas personas que viven con obesidad enfrentan discriminación o malos tratos en el lugar de trabajo. Los empleadores pueden ayudar a reducir…

Choosing Health Insurance Coverage If You’re Living with Obesity

Choosing Health Insurance Coverage If You’re Living with Obesity

+ PDF text SLIDE 1 Living with Obesity? Quick tips for how to navigate health insurance coverage for obesity care SLIDE 2 Obesity is a disease that affects 4 out of 10 American adults. Medication, surgery, diet and exercise programs, and working with mental health professionals can help people lose weight but can be expensive.…

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10 Ways to Treat SAD

Turning back the clock for daylight saving time sounds good on paper. Who doesn’t want another hour of sleep? But, when the reality of cold temperatures and shorter days starts to creep in, it can leave you feeling depressed. But some people have more than just the winter blues. They may have seasonal affective disorder,…

What Is EMDR and How Can It Help Trauma Survivors?

What Is EMDR and How Can It Help Trauma Survivors?

October 10, 2023, is World Mental Health Day. Medically reviewed by Saundra Jain, MA, Psy, LPC. Nearly every morning it’s the same thing. I’m jolted awake from a dream about my father. In the dream, it’s come to light that he isn’t dead. His death was a hoax. Still blurry from sleep, I try to…

EMDR Therapy Helped Me Heal from Trauma. Now I Use it to Help My Clients.

EMDR Therapy Helped Me Heal from Trauma. Now I Use it to Help My Clients.

On the first day of my trauma retreat the therapist went directly from “Do you prefer to cook or eat takeout?” to “Let’s make a list of the worst things that have ever happened to you.” I knew from the intake process to anticipate this exercise as prep for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)…