Magazine

February 2015

February 2015

Kids standing at a train station

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Redefining Love

By: Melissa Balmain

Connecting with others is as crucial to your wellbeing as food, sleep or exercise. Scientific studies suggest that feeling warm and fuzzy has a positive effect on your heart, brain, bodily processes, even your life span.

Scott Foley exposes his passions.

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Scott Foley's Passion

By: Marie Speed

Scott Foley may play a sexy Washington insider on the hit TV show Scandal, but off-screen, he has an entirely different role.

Happy people in Panama

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Top 10 Countries for Wellbeing

Denmark often comes out on top in worldwide happiness polls. In this Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, however, the top country is nowhere near Scandinavia.

Couple snuggling

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How Close is Your Relationship?

How much do you value your close relationships? Do you fear your partner will reject you? Are you afraid to commit? How you answer these questions can give you valuable insights into yourself and your relationships with the people closest to you.

Woman in fitness class

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Head-to-Toe Wellness

By: Dr. Jennifer Ashton

Good health is the hub of everything else in our life. If you want to sleep better, be happier, be more successful in your career and improve your relationships in the New Year, good health is key.

Book the Time

By: Gretchen Rubin

Whatever you find fun, reading or otherwise, the point is to make sure you find time to do it. Having fun is key to having a happy life, so don’t let it get pushed aside by other priorities.

Happy carpenter

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The Happiest Job in the World

If you had to guess what’s the happiest job in the world, what would your answer be? Movie star? Wealthy NFL player? Footloose and fancy-free travel writer? We have the science-based answer.

Woman playing guitar

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Do What You Love

I am a believer in maximizing life.

Get Up and Go

By: Megan Michelson

If you want to get into running but you're not sure where to start, here are 6 ideas to get you going.

Environmentalist Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is Trying to Save the Planet

Bill McKibben has been at the forefront of the environmental movement for decades. Find out what drives his singular passion.

A New Way to Connect Communities

At the edge of his white Victorian porch a few blocks from the shore of Lake Champlain,

Jennifer States

Harnessing the Wind

Meet one woman finds who found her passion and her voice as a national advocate for alternative energy.

Shane Claiborne

A Twist of Faith

Shane Claiborne's ministry puts a whole new spin on faith, community and helping those who are less fortunate.

Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser

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Alison Sweeney's 3 Pillars of Health

By: Alison Sweeney

Follow these three steps and you'll find yourself on a path to better health.