Is Weight Loss Really a Good Goal?

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Laura Sexton, registered dietician at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, wants us to avoid the hype and ask ourselves three important questions.

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Lifestyle Change: Is It Skill or Will?

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The American Psychological Association answers the question on whether willpower is learned or inherent.

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PBS Series The Emotional Life Talks About Practice of Mindfulness

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An M.D. makes mindfulness real in this post about Jon Kabat-Zinn's definition of mindfulness, "The Automatic Pilot," and  "Practicing Aliveness."

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Yoga Journey Takes Instructor to Kenya

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Michelle Johnson talked about how yoga can help us quiet the mind and deal with the stress and distraction of everyday life in our pursuit of fitness. But this North Carolina-based instructor takes her yoga practice all the way to Kenya as an ambassador in the Yoga in Africa project and shares a few her poses in this beautiful place.

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Helping Girls Stay on the Right Track

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Girls on the Run's mission is to help girls be "joyful, healthy and confident." Learn more about this non-profit organization that blends physical activity with character development for girls aged 8 to 13 and find a chapter near you.

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