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The Checkup: What It’s Like to Quit Complaining Cold Turkey

• Did you know you complain hundreds of times each and every day? It’s true. Here’s one woman’s story about how she quit complaining cold […]

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Are Women Being Overmedicated?

Psychiatrist Julie Holland wrote in the New York Times this weekend about adjudicating the female mood, which ever since the publication of the feminist classic The […]

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Mindfulness: Hippie Nonsense or the Key to Happiness?

Much has been written about the concept of mindfulness in the past decade. Corporations have adopted mindfulness-training programs for employees. Elementary schools now teach mindfulness […]

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Free Monthly Mindfulness Meetup Kicks Off Tomorrow Night in Queen Village

Philly-based positive psychology expert and holistic wellness coach Pax Tandon is kicking off a free mindfulness meetup series on Tuesday, February 24th at Baked Sunless Tanning in […]

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This Is Best Thing I’ve Done for My Sanity This Year (And You Can Do It, Too!)

About a month ago, I noticed that I couldn’t help but check my phone when it vibrated. I could have been giving my very own […]

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Expert Opinion: I’ll Tell You Why You’re Not Losing Weight

What’s the one thing that’s preventing you from losing weight? It’s not carbs, and it’s not fat. It’s not even a failure to elevate your […]

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Penn Profs: Bring Back Mental Asylums

A group of bioethicists at the University of Pennsylvania have taken a bold stand in a paper published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association: They say […]

City Life

Where Is Christopher Tully?

[Update, 6:30 p.m., January 25th]: A body was found today in the Schuylkill River. Family members confirm that it is that of missing teacher Christopher Tully. [Original] Christopher […]

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Pa. to Offer Better Treatment to Mentally Ill Inmates

Mentally ill Pennsylvania inmates will be put in special treatment units instead of isolated cells when they misbehave, under the terms of a lawsuit settlement […]

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The Checkup: How to Master Your Willpower Once and For All

• Goals are great and all, but actually accomplishing them is its own beast. If you struggle with willpower—i.e. the self discipline to actually achieve what […]

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Why My New Year’s Resolution Is to Laugh More

It’s that time of year when we scramble to develop a New Year’s Resolution before the ball drops at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Statistically […]

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OPINION: Put. The Phone. Down.

Editor’s note: Green Philly Blog co-founder and editor Julie Hancher has a message for you. In her words, “Put down the damn phone.” Inspired by my […]

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What It Was Like to Turn Off Work Email for Two Weeks

The savviest of Be Well Philly readers may have noticed I was a bit quiet here on the blog these past two weeks. Sure, we […]

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Drexel’s New Solution to Stress: An On-Staff Therapy Dog Named Jersey

It’s not every day that I have an interview with a dog on my calendar. But a few weeks back, I found myself in an […]

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(UPDATE) Penn Student Dead of Apparent Suicide

[Update 1:33 p.m.] The Daily Pennsylvanian is identifying the deceased student as Amanda Hu, 20, from a suburb of Charlotte, N.C. “She had left what […]