Health and Wellness

How to Come to Terms with an Autism Diagnosis

2 Comments 15 January 2015

When my 19-month-old son Miles was diagnosed with autistic disorder, I put together a course of action to help him, including a behavioral program developed by expert O. Ivar Lovass from a book called Let Me Hear Your Voice. In Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, I describe the emotional first weeks after the diagnosis.

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The Forks Over Knives Plan Recipe: Hollywood Bowl Brown Rice Salad

0 Comments 14 January 2015

Show off your favorite produce with this recipe from our wonderful, talented friend Darshana Thacker, a chef who uses only whole-food, plant-based ingredients. From The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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SoulCycle NYC best workout

The Best Places to Work out in NYC

0 Comments 12 January 2015

We asked Mara Schiavocampo, author of THINspired and a workout fiend who dropped 90 lbs., to share with us her very favorite fitness studios in New York City. Here's her list—I can personally second SoulCycle, a spiritual, indescribably great indoor spin studio (and a great way to beat the winter blues) as well as the gorgeous and calming, albeit pricey Pure Yoga. If you aren't in the Big Apple, you can still get the glory of these workouts from proprietary DVDs, your local franchise (Soul is always expanding) or park, and YouTube fitness channels, all at a deep discount from the real deal.

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Health and Wellness

New Year, New You: 5 Books for Breaking Bad Habits

3 Comments 6 January 2015

These authors are taking the fight against obesity, chronic illness, and depression where it resides—in our own cycle of stagnant routines. Take the first step by absorbing tips from these guides and developing a lifestyle that will see you through to next December—and beyond.

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