There are plenty of foods we know and love, and just because we're following a cholesterol-lowering diet doesn't mean that we have to sacrifice our favorite foods. This newsletter will show you how to make your top foods cholesterol-friendly, versatile, and delicious.
Burgers, french fries, macaroni and cheese...these are off limits when you are following a cholesterol-lowering diet, right? Not necessarily. You can still enjoy your family classics with a few simple, healthy changes.
When planning a quick meal on your lunch break, or a sit-down family affair, you can never go wrong with a sandwich. Here are some things to do -- and not do -- when constructing a cholesterol-friendly sandwich.
I always do a "pose of the week" on the site and I usually get my inspiration from whatever pose is causing me trouble or feeling really awesome. Just about every week, one of the first poses that pops into my mind in the "really awesome" category is pigeon. If you are also a fan of opening the hips, or it's an area you want to work on, here are some variations on pigeon.
If hip openers are tough of you, let pigeon be all about the props. You really want to be able to experience the stretch here, so use as many props as it takes to get comfortable. For most people, blankets under your butt on the side of the forward leg are a good place to start. On the other end of the spectrum, people who feel good with no props can start to think about incorporating the deep backbend of full pigeon.
Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. Those days of being stuck indoors during the heat of the day with your squabbling kids. If this doesn't sound familiar to you, how lucky you are, and you can still enjoy cobbler's pose at the time of your choosing. Kids like to call it butterfly pose and may be willing to indulge you in a few other fun postures, which may in turn result in better moods all around. Here are some other ways to introduce kids to yoga.
Although I can't recall when it happened or who it was, I remember being livid when a potential candidate in a Presidential election was shoved aside when it was learned he'd received counseling for depression after his brother's death. Surely getting counseling was the responsible thing to do? The case of Thomas Eagleton is far less clear, though. See what you think.
You may not have heard of Thomas Eagleton, but he's an important figure in the history of mental illness stigma. Was what happened to him in the weeks leading up to the 1972 Presidential election right or wrong? Read more... (Leave comment on the blog.)
In part 1 of blogger Natasha Tracy's interview, she spoke about her history of diagnosis and treatment. Here she talks of the hard work of being a blogger and previews the book she's writing on ECT. Read more...
My doctor is urging me to start sleeping on a regular schedule, because doing so can have a huge positive impact on bipolar symptoms. It isn't the easiest thing in the world to do, so here are concrete guidelines you can use rather than just trying to do it on your own. Read more ...