In the 10 years I've been helping people develop healthy behaviors around food and exercise, I've found that most people truly want to exercise more to improve their health and fitness; however, as with diet, knowing what to do and actually doing it are two very different things. You might like Turns Out Social Media Can Make Exercise Contagious I've learned that addressing the psychology behind why people don't exercise as often as they know they should usually does the trick.
Everyone can use nonhormonal birth control Although many birth control methods do contain hormones, other options are available. Nonhormonal methods can be appealing because they are less likely to carry side effects than hormonal options. You may also want to explore nonhormonal forms of birth control if you: don't have frequent intercourse or don't need ongoing birth control don't want to change your body's natural cycle for religious or other reasons have had changes in your health insurance, making hormonal methods no longer covered want a backup method in addition to hormonal birth control Keep reading to learn more about each method, including how it works, how effective it is at preventing pregnancy, and where to get it.
Carb lovers, we've got some amazing news for you-so long as you like whole grains. Two massive studies showed eating them regularly can help you live longer. The larger of the two meta-analysis studies found that chowing down on 90 grams (the equivalent of two slices of whole-grain bread or a half cup of quinoa) per day cut participants' mortality rate by 17 percent.
Esther Perel, psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of “Mating in Captivity,” has a lot to say on the topic of desire - and how to keep it going in long-term relationships. Her TED Talk on the subject has generated a cool 14 million views to date, and counting. In Perel's words, we have a “strong need, men and women, for adventure, for novelty, for mystery, for risk, for danger, for the unknown, for the unexpected surprise.
Sweet potato casserole may not be a fan-favorite (or is that just us?), but ya gotta have it at Thanksgiving despite the mixed reviews you'll be getting from your guests/family/in-laws: Why are their marshmallows on top of vegetables? You used pecans instead of the fluff…? I'm confused, this is sweet enough to be a pie, but we are having it with the turkey?
What do you get when you fill a mason jar with ingredients that “cook” overnight? You guessed it: overnight oats. With these easy, portable recipes you can have a filling breakfast that's just as delicious as it is pretty to look at. Layered (and overflowing) with fruit, superfoods, nut butters, and oats (duh), these recipes take no more than six ingredients, one sleep, and one spoon to do the digging.