Good, restorative, restful sleep. It’s the cornerstone of wellness, and if you are chronically shorting yourself on this health-enhancing stuff,... View Article
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My friend and colleague, Dr. Mark Hyman is a practicing family physician, a nine-time New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in our field. He is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He is also the founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine, and a medical editor of The Huffington Post. We’re both pro-fat—and we’ve long discovered that the right fats can help you become lean, healthy, and vibrant. Dr. Hyman talks to me about the fat facts.
Sleep is often the first casualty of our busy lives. We cut out an hour here and there in our quest to fit more into the day, working on the assumption that sleep is unproductive. “I might be wiped out tomorrow,” we think, “but if I stay up a little later, I can accomplish more.” To pass sleep off as an extended stretch of downtime is to dangerously mischaracterize it. Far from being at total rest during sleep, our bodies are intensely busy: While our waking minds go on autopilot, some of our bodies’ most sophisticated mechanisms rev up to do the hard work of repairing and maintaining nearly every aspect of our physiology and psychology.
Q & A With Colleen Saidman Yee About Her New Book
Yoga For Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom
Colleen Saidman Yee is an internationally respected yoga teacher and has been teaching yoga for almost 20 years. Prior to that, she had many chapters ranging from a heroin habit to a top fashion model working around the globe. The first time she took a yoga class, she left feeling inexplicably different—something inside her had shifted. She felt alive—so alive that yoga became the center of her life, helping her come to terms with her insecurities and find her true identity and voice.