There are ways to be healthy and combat illness at the same time! Read more to figure out how.
By Erin Palinski, for GalTime.com
November is American Diabetes Month, which brings our attention to Type 2 diabetes -- a devastating disease that is rising exponentially. Even children are now being diagnosed with what was thought to be only an "adult disease".
You may not know alot of things about one of the most known cancers to date. Read more to see.
by Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com
Do you know enough about your risk of lung cancer?
When it comes to health risks, lung cancer doesn’t appear on many women’s radar, especially if they don’t smoke. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, here are the top facts about women and lung cancer that suprised us most and every woman should know.
Are you using food as a substitute for love? Break free from emotional eating with these steps.
When you have an argument with your significant other, do you reach for a pint of ice cream or a bag of barbecue chips? If you’re feeling lonely, do you find comfort in a bowl of mac and cheese or a slice of pizza? If so, you may be suffering from emotional eating disorder. Here's how to combat the problem.
Your health or your loved one's may always be at stake. Figure out ways to cope here.
by Eric Metcalf, for GalTime.com
healthy mind, healthy body
Let’s face it: Cancer can be a scary disease. It will strike more than 1.6 million Americans this year. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death, and surviving it often means going through difficult treatments.
But whether you’re healthy and worried about the possibility of cancer, or you’ve been diagnosed with the disease, it’s possible to live your life with less cancer-related fear.
Do you doubt the legitimacy of sex addiction? Here's why you shouldn't.
The controversy surrounding whether or not a person suffers from a sexual addiction will continue for a long time. The inclusion of hypersexual disorder in the DSM-5 will not diagnose everyone with a sexual problem, as many fear, but it will give legitimacy to the problem and allow people to get help.
Who said running was the only way to stay healthy? Here are some better alternatives to learn about.
By Certified Personal Trainer, Mike Donavanik, for GalTime.com
I love running and I usually run four miles per day. Running helps me center myself, it helps calm my mind and it helps relieve stress -- not to mention it keeps up my cardiovascular endurance.
But I understand not everyone is able to run. Here are six solid reasons NOT to run and some great alternatives to be active and maybe even becoming a runner in the future.
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Meditation is easier to work into your day than you think! Figure out some ways to do it here.
By Sr Editor, Jessica Ashley, for GalTime.com
Ease your mind during a busy day.
We've hit the magical and all-too-brief lull between back-to-school and the landslide of holidays that begins at Halloween and ends sometime next April. It's tempting to rev up the to-do list in these quiet(er) few weeks or zip off for the weekend, and if projects and road trips fuel you, then bon voyage!
We're two compatible people with incompatible eating habits.
In January of this year, I began my love affair with vegetables. It started as a weight-loss mission; I was overweight and looking to dig myself out of the hole of shame that extra helpings of spaghetti and pints of ice cream had buried me in. I lost about 30 pounds. Then, as April came to a close, I began another love affair...
I'm a competitive swimmer, and not even breast cancer was going to keep me from my races.
I stood on the swim platform at the stern of the Sea Satin, a 36-foot Dutch Steel ocean cruiser, shivering, teeth chattering with the frigid 60° F water of the English Channel lapping over my feet and ankles. I was wearing only my navy blue speedo swim suit, white silicone cap and green tinted goggles.
Wondering how much sleep is okay for your kids to still stay up and at em? Figure out more here.
By GalTime Contributor, Tara Weng, for GalTime.comgetting kids to sleep!
Sleep, glorious sleep. It often alludes me and I'm starting to think my kids as well.
I have a soon-to-be 9-year-old who can't seem to wake up in the morning and a soon-to-be 13-year-old who can't fall asleep at night.
Cook healthier meals and save time with my family and dinner party favorites.
Are you a busy mom who is constantly trying to feed herself, her kids and her husband — all while making healthy choices? And then your kids' friends come over and you find yourself having even more mouths to feed? There are few things more frustrating than finding yourself strapped for time at the end of a long day, with no idea of what to make.