health and well-being

Why 2014 Was a Bad Year for Women

The most restrictive abortion laws passed this year

5 Ways Being Optimistic Keeps You Healthy

Looking on the bright side of life is not always easy. From daily annoyances to critical social issues, there are plenty of things that can drag down our moods. But the power of positive thinking isn't just a saying — it's a reality. Recalling a...

6 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

Lunch is over and you’re heading into that last stretch of the workday. But you’re having trouble focusing on your long, seemingly insurmountable to-do list for the afternoon.  We’ve all been there. You might even be there right now. When the...

The Cost of Conceiving on Your Own

Maybe the dating-marriage-kids plan didn’t work out as you’d expected — or maybe going solo was part of your plan all along. Whatever the reason, if you’re considering having a baby on your own, you’re in good company. According to the Center for...

5 Reasons to Stop Working So Hard

A recent poll of 1,000 Americans by Good Technology found that 80 percent worked, on average, an extra seven to eight hours a week outside the office each week. Sure, the company behind the study, a provider of technology that makes our mobile...

Workouts That Are Easy on Your Body and Your Wallet

You want to lower your stress, increase your muscle tone, and stop your thoughts from running away with you — all good things, of course — so you hit a local yoga studio or your favorite gym and enlist in a “beginners” class or series. Next thing...

6 Surprising Ways You Stress Yourself Out

You do yoga five days a week, meditate and even splurge on a monthly massage. So why are you still feeling so agitated all the time? Getting to the bottom of the sources of stress in your life won’t just put a smile on your face. It can also...

Cut Costs on Common Medical Expenses

Just because you have health insurance doesn’t mean you’re in the clear when it comes to covering all of your medical expenses. Some medical treatments — from IVF to acupuncture — may not be covered or may include out-of-pocket costs. An...

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