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Coach Kim: When life is a big disappointment

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:03am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some ways to change your mindset when you cannot change a situation.

Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests

Mark Lieber, CNN  |  Posted   May 18th - 8:05pm

Sticking to a normal daily rhythm -- being active during the day and sleeping at night -- can have more benefits than you might expect.

10 meal planning tips from registered dietitians

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   May 17th - 8:37pm

There are a lot of hurdles to meal planning — time, finances, knowledge and interest. But since meal planning is an essential part of supporting health and well-being, here are 10 tips for how to simplify and streamline the process.

Aging gracefully: Tightening your skin safely and effectively

Melina Jampolis, CNN  |  Posted   May 16th - 8:38pm

When it comes to aging, skin shows some of the most visible signs. Wrinkles, thinning and sagging skin, and sun spots known collectively as photoaging have all led to explosive growth in the global anti-aging skin care market.

Inmates becoming certified yoga instructors at Utah State Prison

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 16th - 11:42am

A Utah woman said she’s led too many yoga classes to count. The Salt Lake City resident has helped many Utahns get certified to teach the ancient practice. It’s where she’s been coaching lately that caught our attention: prison.

6 overlooked vacation spots in the Pacific Northwest

Steph Grimes, Contributor  |  Posted   May 15th - 12:50pm

Seattle and Portland may be the first Pacific Northwest destinations that come to mind when you're thinking of a trip, but these areas will make you wish you never had to leave.

UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 14th - 8:04pm

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out artery-clogging trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years.

Coach Kim: How to be a happier single

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted   May 14th - 7:02am

"I am a 29-year-old single man, living in Utah with no family and I am often lonely." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some suggestions for more happiness as a single person.

Classics on the rise on list of most popular US baby names

Andrea Diaz, CNN  |  Posted   May 11th - 8:37pm

It looks like the name Emma will not go out of style any time soon.

10 ways to prepare for swimsuit season that don't include dieting or exercise

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 10th - 8:36pm

Instead of molding our bodies to enjoy swimsuit season, here are a couple ways to mold our minds and outlooks to empower ourselves and enjoy all the fun events that occur during the summer months.

These 5 healthy habits could help you live a decade longer, study suggests

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   May 9th - 8:36pm

Want to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following these five healthy habits.

Why having calorie counts on menus will make us healthier

Mary T. Bassett, CNN  |  Posted   May 8th - 9:42pm

After years of delay, the Food and Drug Administration has started requiring calorie counts nationwide on menus at chain restaurants, convenience stores, and supermarkets. This long overdue requirement, which went into effect Monday, will be a key step in allowing Americans to take control of their diet -- one that could help fight our growing obesity epidemic, reduce health disparities and potentially save millions in health care dollars.

US panel leaves prostate screening up to men, their doctors

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 8th - 12:22pm

Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men aged 55 to 69 should decide themselves in consultation with their doctors, according to finalized guidance issued Tuesday by an influential panel of health care experts.

Coach Kim: How to mend fences with family members

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted   May 7th - 8:40am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some options to fix strained relationships with people we love.

Facebook's new dating service may know us better than we do

Kara Alaimo, CNN  |  Posted   May 5th - 9:48pm

Think what you will about Facebook's intrusions into your privacy, but the all-knowing social media network appears to have hit on a feature that could use that power for good, and help a significant cohort of its users: singles. On Tuesday, the social network announced it has started a matchmaking service.

Hawaii will become 1st state to ban certain sunscreen sales to protect its coral reefs

Andrea Diaz, CNN  |  Posted   May 4th - 8:38pm

Sunscreen does a good job of protecting our skin, but it may not be so good for marine life.

What makes ice cream so addictive?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   May 2nd - 7:33pm

Ahhh ... just thinking about why ice cream is so "addictive" brings with it cravings for the sweet frozen treat. Even as a nutritionist concerned with healthy eating, ice cream is one food I can't give up.

Making the connection between healthy eating and an active lifestyle

Suzanne Lewis, Contributor  |  Posted   May 1st - 8:37pm

As spring gets started, it's also a natural time to begin getting outside again and being more physically active. Nutrition and physical activity connect because choosing healthy foods helps you have the energy to enjoy an active lifestyle.

Blue light like that from smartphones linked to some cancers, study finds

Mark Lieber, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 4:16pm

Exposure to the kind of blue light emitted by outdoor LEDs, smartphones and tablets may increase your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

Coach Kim: What if you lose respect for your spouse?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coaches Kim and Nicole explain the two different types of respect and how to influence people to change themselves.