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6 simple ways to tackle tough household chores

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 8:32pm

After walking into the house from a long day at work, you can't even begin to think about the mess that lies before you.

Beating the Superhero Syndrome

Anastasia Pollock, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:31pm

We are running ourselves ragged trying to keep up with the demands of life. The fact is, we cannot keep up with the expectations we put on ourselves. Learn how to hang up your superhero cape to find better balance and more harmony in life.

Guest receives bill after missing wedding

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:09pm

It's always frustrating to get a no-show after you've received a positive RSVP, but would you go so far as to bill the person who left you hanging?

Mother with neurological condition reaches marathon dream with help of family

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 8:38pm

On Sept. 26, Corrine Ceran crossed the finish line of the Huntsville Marathon, with two of her daughters at her side, having been pushed nearly the entire distance in a stroller. She had completed a dream that had evaded her for 30 years.

10 unique ways to worry less

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 6:59am

"I worry too much and it is draining joy from my life, but I honestly cannot stop." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some unique ways to change your perspective on your life and worry less.

15-year-old loses 100 pounds to reach bodybuilding dream

Jacque Wilson, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:32pm

At 15, MacKenzie Walker has accomplished more than most people twice her age. She's written a book. She's started a business, training and coaching clients online. She's amassed nearly 60,000 Instagram followers.

Fidgeting can reverse negative impacts of sedentary lifestyle, study says

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:49pm

It's time to stop training children not to fidget, because the habit could save their lives in adulthood.

5-minute morning yoga to seize the day

Dana Santas, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 8:33pm

Most of us don't have the luxury of starting our days with the easy-going, sunrise-watching, coffee-sipping routines depicted in commercials. Here's why you should do five minutes of yoga every morning to set your body and mind right — before doing anything else.

Study shows uptick in Utah's rate of adult obesity

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Sep 21st - 8:39pm

Is Utah losing its edge on adult obesity? As the U.S. held steady last year, adult obesity rates in the Beehive State ticked upward.

Exercising, eating right? 3 reasons you're still not losing weight

Suzanne Carlile, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 21st - 7:24pm

Weight loss is not always part of the diet and exercise process, so getting frustrated about not losing weight is a waste of time. There are three main reasons people have a hard time losing weight even when they're "doing everything right."

15 ways to be more confident at work

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 21st - 6:58am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains how to overcome your fears at work and be more assertive.

How to get blood pressure down to 120

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 18th - 8:32pm

Doctors have long known that systolic blood pressure below 120 was considered normal and meant a lower risk of heart disease and kidney problems. But they would often only treat patients if that top number crept above 140, the threshold for officially having high blood pressure.

5 myths surrounding vaccines vs. the reality

Ben Brumfield and Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 17th - 8:31pm

Americans are buzzing about vaccines after Republican presidential candidates weighed in during Wednesday's debate — and once again, some old fearful myths are surfacing.

Study: More than 6 million could die early from air pollution every year

CNN Wire  |  Posted  Sep 17th - 10:34am

The air we breathe outdoors could be harming more people than ever, a new study suggests.

Embracing change: Is it harder for men than women?

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 17th - 7:15am

Mark Landis, a 54-year-old father of two, spent 30 years climbing to the top at several large banks on Wall Street. At one point in his career, he was in charge of more than 1,000 people and $5 billion in revenue.

Fixing women's fitness: Strength training for a healthier body image

Dana Santas, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 16th - 8:31pm

Look at the fitness section of any magazine rack and you'll find men's publications splashed with words like "get more" and "gain" and "build," while women's magazines feature directives like "fix" and "slim" and "lose" and "tone." Notice the difference?

Want to kill dust mites? Stop making your bed, researchers say

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 15th - 8:31pm

Turns out, all the times you ignored your mother's pleas to make your bed growing up may have contributed to better health.

Utah man goes from (literal) couch to 100 miles

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 14th - 8:44pm

One year ago, runner, Matt Van Horn spent the entire Wasatch 100 sitting on a couch. He was diagnosed with a knee injury and told he would never run again. Just one year later, Van Horn not only ran the race, but did it in his own record time.

Soldiers in camo pose for photo in uniform to 'normalize breast-feeding'

Emanuella Grinberg, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 14th - 7:25pm

There were no lactation rooms or dedicated spaces for breast-feeding mothers when Tara Ruby was on active duty in the Air Force from 1997 to 2001.

World's first sandcastle hotels open in Netherlands

Maureen O'Hare, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 14th - 10:56am

Life's a beach, then you stay in one. That's the idea at two new pop-up hotels constructed from sand in the Netherlands.