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  • Mallika Chopra talks 'Living With Intent' and balancing priorities

    Mallika Chopra talks 'Living With Intent' and balancing priorities

    She's the daughter of one of the most renowned self-help gurus in the world, but Mallika Chopra discovered she doesn't always have all the answers. Her father, Deepak Chopra, is a medical doctor who can also be credited for popularizing meditation and bringing Ayurveda healing techniques into the...

  • Author Jodi Picoult on balance, exercise, kids and elephants

    Author Jodi Picoult on balance, exercise, kids and elephants

    Bestselling author Jodi Picoult, in her more than 20 novels, explores emotionally charged topics. In her latest book, "Leaving Time," a girl searches for her missing mother, a prominent expert who documents how elephants grieve. For the story, Picoult, 48, went to an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee...

  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand exercises some ideas about health

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand exercises some ideas about health

    When it comes to kids and food, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pragmatic: "Give kids a choice between French fries and green beans, they're going to pick French fries because they're delicious." Last summer, the junior senator from New York and mom to two young boys spoke about the need for more healthful...

  • Fitness expert Jennifer Cohen swaps 'skinny' ideal for stronger one

    Fitness expert Jennifer Cohen swaps 'skinny' ideal for stronger one

    Skinny? That's so 2014. We asked Los Angeles fitness expert Jennifer Cohen about her predictions for health and fitness. The author of "Strong Is the New Skinny" says savvy women, especially savvy younger women, are ditching extreme diets and endless cardio sessions. "Society has done a real number...

  • For Kayla Harrison, sacrifices paid off with judo gold

    For Kayla Harrison, sacrifices paid off with judo gold

    When that Olympic gold medal for judo is hung around your neck, you know you're the best in the world. Sometimes Kayla Harrison, 24, hated the endless training, missing movie nights and even the prom, but having the ability to visualize her success coupled with a clear objective to be the champion...

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