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3 ways successful women turn failure into achievement

Connie Sokol, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:55am

For a woman, wife and/or mother, failure is part of the life package deal. But what we experience — or perceive — as failure can often be a springboard to future success.

What is ‘normal eating’?

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:32pm

With so many people making goals around food and eating, it’s a good time to remind you what “normal eating” is. Normal eating is flexible, satisfying, nourishing and enjoyable.

What your emojis say about you

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:32pm

Whether you like it or not, cartoon faces, stomping flamenco dancers and applauding hands have now entered your social life, albeit digitally. While they once may have been novel or cute, the sea of emojis now available to you across digital platforms.

There's power in doing

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 8:33pm

So many people are afraid to take action with their nutrition and health. But if we never do, we never learn.

Fight 'Blue Monday' with yellow — and other positivity tips

Nicole Carpenter, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 12:10pm

Blue Monday is the third Monday of the new year, and apparently the most depressing day of the year too. Here are a few suggestions to create positivity throughout this and any day, especially through end of winter.

Are bad people skills holding you back?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 9:03am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares why people skills are so critical and how to improve some of yours.

'Goat yoga' is a thing — and hundreds are lining up for it

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 8:34pm

It's actually a little hard to believe we, as both a goat- and yoga-loving society, have slept on this concept for so long. Leave it to Lainey Morse of Albany, Oregon to realize something as glorious as goat yoga.

Anti-cigarette billboard coughs if you smoke near it

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 10:47am

When smokers walk by a certain billboard in Stockholm, something strange happens: The billboard coughs at them.

This might be how stress and heart attacks are linked

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 8:03pm

Scientists have long known that stress can influence your heart health, but exactly how this relationship takes place has been something of a mystery — until now.

6 in 10 Americans don't have $500 in savings

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 10:47am

If you were suddenly hit with a $500 unexpected bill, would you be able to cover it? If the answer is no, you're not alone.

Café offers free meal to those who complete 6-minute HIIT workout

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 10:28am

A London café is offering patrons a free meal, but you’ll pay for it with a little sweat.

How to keep your New Year's fitness resolution from failing

Jordan D. Metzl, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 11th - 6:32pm

If you're like most Americans, you've made getting more fit and losing weight your New Year's resolution to kick off 2017. Unfortunately, your resolution will most likely fail.

Goal setting? Create a culture of change first

Connie Sokol, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 11th - 10:31am

It’s January, which means dive in, set high-level, well-intentioned goals — in two weeks forget what they were, then drown your non-attained sorrows in a really quality cheesecake. Wait! Not this year, because you're all about a culture of change.

Maybe that workout can wait till the weekend

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 9th - 12:19pm

It has become a habit. Each week, the weekdays fly by so quickly that you only find time to exercise on Saturdays and Sundays.

5 bad habits that will damage your relationships

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 9th - 6:58am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coach Kim shares five bad habits you might have that affect the quality of your relationships and how to change them.

Take a swing at aerial yoga at home

Dana Santas, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 6th - 8:31pm

Over the past decade, aerial yoga classes with names like "anti-gravity," "flying" and "acrobat" yoga have appeared on studio schedules — and with names like those, there's an intimidation factor.

Eat Mediterranean diet for a healthier and younger brain, studies say

Jen Christensen and Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 5th - 8:33pm

As we age, our brains naturally shrink and our risk of having a stroke, dementia or Alzheimer's rise, and almost everyone experiences some kind of memory loss.

Is cereal healthy?

Lisa Drayer CNN  |  Posted  Jan 5th - 12:49pm

Cereal is healthy only if you choose wisely.

Morning sickness drug's efficacy called into question

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 4th - 8:34pm

One minute, you have that blissful pregnancy glow, and the next, you're green with nausea. You're not alone. Many moms-to-be are prescribed some type of treatment to ease their morning sickness, but a provocative new paper questions the efficacy of Diclegis.

Why you shouldn't use cotton swabs to clean your ears

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 3rd - 8:34pm

The doctors' advice hasn't changed much, but it's still so unsatisfying: You should not use cotton swabs to clean your ears.