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By Experience Life Staff
Researchers are discovering why physical activity has such a profound effect on mental performance.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to reorganize and absorb new information by forming new neural pathways. It’s really quite remarkable: Simply by learning a new skill or behavior, the cellular structure of the brain begins to change, and new synapses…
Jonny Kest
By Courtney Helgoe
Yoga is about more than mastering poses, says Jonny Kest. It’s a path to improved relationships — especially the one between your body and mind.
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By Pamela Weintraub
The electromagnetic radiation surrounding us — especially from cell phones — may pose unseen dangers to our health. Learn what you can do to reduce your exposure to EMFs.
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By Experience Life Staff
For many reasons I am in love with my brain, your brain, the brain. Yet until recently, I’ve known next to nothing about the most phenomenal organ in my body. Thanks to Jill Bolte Taylor’s book, My Stroke of Insight,…
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By Pamela Weintraub
The incidence of autism is growing at an alarming rate. Experts are struggling to discover why. Slowly, a strange and complex picture is coming together. It suggests that autism’s mysterious mechanisms could ultimately reveal health truths relevant to us all.
Distracted Adult
By Jessie Sholl
ADD is not just a childhood condition. Millions of adult Americans suffer from it, mostly undiagnosed. Here’s how to recognize its symptoms — and keep it from running your life.
Path Out Of Depression
By Experience Life Staff
There's a reason that most so-called primitive cultures have avoided the depression epidemic afflicting industrialized nations. In a provocative book, a clinical psychologist suggests that adopting more hunter-gatherer habits can help us escape the blues.
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By Jon Spayde
Your brain changes over the course of your lifetime — for better or for worse. Here’s how to make the most of your gray matter.
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By Mark Hyman, MD
What you feed your body, you also feed your brain — sometimes to its detriment. Learn how to nourish your gray matter for more balanced moods, clearer thinking and a more fulfilling life.
Body Mind
By Mark Hyman, MD
Discover the truth about how your mind affects your body, how your body affects your brain, and what you can do to keep the whole brilliant system working to your advantage.
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By Experience Life Staff
When the source of your pain escapes you — and your doctor — it could be psychogenic.
By Jack Challem
Yes, your eating habits play a big role in determining your disease risks. But did you know that they also have a huge effect on your state of mind?
By Hope Hamashige
Mental exercises might not target your muscles, but they can produce dramatic gains in your sports performance.
By Courtney Helgoe
Looking for a way out of depression? Antidepressant drugs are not your only option. And the relief offered by natural alternatives just might surprise you.
By Linda Knittel
Do you look to sugar and caffeine for a lift? Need 'em to get through the day? Here's why these well-known stimulants may be more than your system can handle.
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By Victoria Freeman
More people than ever are medicating for mood disorders, but there may be a more natural approach that's just as effective.
By Michael Gerrish
Are your efforts to get in shape being distracted by Attention Deficit Disorder?
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By Pilar Gerasimo
EFT — or Emotional Freedom Technique — is a technique for getting over cravings, phobias, pain, and more.
By Dave Wondra
Too often, our intimate relationship with the natural world fades with childhood. But somewhere, in each of us, an essential craving remains.
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