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A sad dog hangs out on a bed underneath the covers.
By Jill Metzler Patton
Seasonal affective disorder can make a stressful time of year even harder. Here’s how to offset the symptoms of SAD.
two women exercising outside
By Kaelyn Riley
Why midlife fitness may reduce the risks of depression later in life.
A group of angry faces with one happy face in the middle.
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
Sometime, a burst of anger can be productive and have health benefits.
Olive leaf branch
By Pilar Gerasimo and Dallas Hartwig
How releasing past hurts can be helpful.
By Experience Life Staff
Go behind the scenes with mindfulness teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn to learn more about the effects of mindfulness on your health.
phone-texting
By Pamela Weintraub
Many of our digital devices — including cell phones — emit electromagnetic radiation, which may be harmful to our health. Here are tips on reducing your exposure risks.
A piece of paper with the words "Alzheimer's Disease" and a brain scan are shown.
By Craig Cox
Amid news of a potential breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research, experts bemoan the daunting task of finding enough qualified patients to continue the search for a cure.
coffee-sugar
By Craig Cox
Memory issues are common here in Geezerville, but I’m not sure loading up on sugar is the answer.
baby birds in nest
By Craig Cox
A new study suggests that life in an empty nest may be bad for the brain.
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By Jill Metzler Patton
Katherine Reynolds Lewis talks about her new book and why we need a new approach to parenting and discipline.
illustration woman on stationary bike with sun and clouds in background
By Michael Dregni
Why going for a run helps balance our brain chemistry — and improve our mood.
An illustration of a person on a computer and a checklist of to-dos.
By Michael Dregni
The benefits of physical activity are more than muscle-deep. Moving your body builds and conditions your gray matter, making you smarter, happier, and more resilient.
Migraines
By Pamela Weintraub
New research offers promising treatments for these extreme headaches.
science-sculpture-dna
By Craig Cox
Will simple absent-mindedness soon be classified as pre-Alzheimer’s?
genius-foods-cover
By Max Lugavere
In his new book, Genius Foods, Max Lugavere talks about which foods to embrace — and avoid — for optimal brain health.
Short Term Memory and Smartphone
By Jon Spayde
The research around smartphones and memory is complicated, but many studies have shown that writing things down improves comprehension.
It's Not All in Your Head
By Quinton Skinner
Depression is not all in your head. Here are nonpharmaceutical, lifestyle-based ways to treat depression from the ground up.
smiley-face
By Craig Cox
Recent research links negative perceptions of aging to dementia, but that’s not the only reason to stay upbeat as you grow old.
Through the Fire
By Emily Esfahani Smith
In the face of hardship, some people manage to find deeper meaning and purpose. Discover the factors of post-traumatic growth.
alarm-clock
By Craig Cox
New research suggests that harmonizing our aging brain waves may help us store new memories for the long-term, but it’s a notion that becomes less useful the older we get.
ADHD-design-kids-bedroom
By Terena Bell
Here are some decorating tips that might make ADHD easier to manage.
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