REI Brings the Winter Fun to NYC!

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Tired of no snow this winter? This Saturday, Recreational Equipment, Inc. is giving New York its snowfall of the year to create a winter wonderland in SoHo. REI encourages the responsible use and enjoyment of the outdoors, and to do that this year they’ve set up a variety of events for their Winter Festival. Through [&hellip
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State Legislators Call for an End to Fracking

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State Senators Tony Avella, Liz Krueger, and other members of the Senate Democratic Conference gathered on the steps of City Hall to mark the close of the public comment period about the proposed opening ofNew York to fracking.  Fracking, a dangerous gas drilling method, has met overwhelming opposition in New York. The Department of Environmental [&hellip
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Working Out a Way to Really Take Pounds Off in 2012

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By Linnea Covington It’s the same story every year: After weeks of indulging in cookies, cake, giant meals and more drinks than you can remember, the holidays have ended and you feel like a beached whale. Hence, one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions: Get in shape. But just because you start the year [&hellip
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Getting the Mind to Listen to Resolutions

Written by Paulette Safdieh on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan

Yoga & meditation can help make your New Year’s pledges stick Staying healthy requires more than an impulsive New Year’s resolution and a spanking new gym membership. To nix bad habits for good and maintain positive changes to your body in 2012, fitness experts argue that the first and biggest change starts with the mind. [&hellip
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A Sweet & Healthy Holiday Treat

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Real benefits to eating dark chocolate—in moderation By Dr. Cynthia Paulis It’s that time of year again, when friends and family get together to celebrate the holidays and your diet gets ditched as you indulge in all of the wonderful and fattening treats of the season. But before you despair, there is actually one treat [&hellip
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‘Tis the Season for Holiday & Winter Blues

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By Laura Shin While department stores dress up their windows and shoppers search for the perfect gifts, those who work in the mental health profession prepare for the holidays in a different way: making sure New Yorkers stay healthy and happy during the holiday season. “The holidays are often markers for people,” said Lisa Brateman, [&hellip
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Christmas Cocktails Are OK, But Remember the Sober Details

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By Lisa Elaine Held During the holidays, everyone drinks more. It’s just inevitable, with holiday parties at work, seasonal soirees with friends and multiple family occasions—almost every night is another opportunity to socialize and celebrate, cocktail in hand. The stress of the season doesn’t help, either. Long lines and crowded stores, your rapidly decreasing account [&hellip
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Life Coaching Is Part of Good Psychotherapy

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By Lucille Barish As a unified concept in psychotherapy, life coaching is a recent addition to the field—and many psychotherapists still do not consider life coaching a legitimate part of the psychotherapy process. They see life coaching as a resource for emotionally together people who want to expand themselves in new ways with higher aspirations [&hellip
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