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How Lactobacillus May Support Mental Health

By Craig Cox

Recent research suggests that lactobacillus, which is found in many fermented foods, may have the potential to regulate depression and anxiety.

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Love, Purpose, and Genius: How to Tap into Yours

With Best-Selling Author Jasna Burza
Season 8, Episode 14

Life is stressful and trying at times, and it can leave us feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and restless. Yet best-selling author Jasna Burza believes we inherently possess what’s needed to change how those difficult experiences impact our lives — and the lives of others.

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An Integrative Approach to Mental Well-Being

With Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT and Barbara Powell, MA
Season 8, Episode 8

Learn why taking an integrative approach to mental well-being can be a productive route to a more optimal state of mental-well-being, and gain tangible ideas for different practices and modalities that can help you feel and function better.

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The Healing Power of Birdsong

By Craig Cox

If feeling low is for the birds, maybe it’s only right that our feathered friends can also lift our spirits.

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Bake It Till You Make It: Dayna Altman’s Success Story

By Dayna Altman

A nationally recognized mental health advocate uses baking and food to make tough conversations more palatable.

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What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

The gold standard in psychotherapy, CBT can help with a range of mental disorders, including anxiety, obsessive–compulsive disorder, depression, addiction, insomnia, and PTSD.

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How Do I Know If It’s Time to Seek Therapy?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

If you’re experiencing one of these five life events, you might consider seeing a therapist.

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12 Key Nutrients for Mood Support

By Chrystle Fiedler

According to nutritional psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, these are the most important nutrients for supporting your mental health.

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8 Ways to Support Your Mental Health With Food

By Chrystle Fiedler

There are no instant solutions to mental health challenges, but a few relatively easy dietary interventions can help stabilize and improve your mood over time.

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4 Ways That Nutrition Can Negatively Affect Our Mood

By Chrystle Fiedler

Building a solid nutritional foundation for mental health starts with recognizing how food may be contributing to low mood. These are some of the factors.

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The Surprising Benefits of Laughter — and Tips to Find More of It

By Jessie Sholl

Laughter has surprising health benefits for your mood, your mind, and your body. Try these tips to make more space for it in your life.

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7 Signs That Your Mental Health Needs Attention

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Feeling on edge, sleeping poorly, and stomach issues are just some of the warning signs.

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15 Health and Wellness Trends to Watch in 2024

By Emily Ewen

Life Time experts share their predictions for what’s up-and-coming in the next year.

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How to Thrive With Anxiety

With David H. Rosmarin, PhD
Season 7, Episode 19

Anxiety has been on the rise for the past several years — and it’s something that can range from feeling uncomfortable to debilitating for those who experience it. David H. Rosmarin, PhD, helps us understand why anxiety is a normal bodily response and how we can change our relationship with it to turn it into something that can actually help us thrive in our lives.

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All Is Calm: 5 Ways to Incorporate Feel-Good Moments into Busy Days

By Callie Fredrickson

Quick ideas for resetting during the holiday season.

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The Loneliness Epidemic: Why a Sense of Belonging Is Essential to Our Well-Being

With Henry Emmons, MD
Season 7, Episode 15

Labeled by the U.S. Surgeon General as an epidemic, loneliness is affecting our population at alarming rates and having a devastating impact on both our physical and mental health. In addition to contributing to the increased risks of heart disease, dementia, and stroke, lacking social connection has been proven to be as detrimental to physical health as smoking. Henry Emmons, MD, shares more about these health effects and offers some tangible steps we can all take to increase our sense of belonging.

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Breathe in Gratitude

By Life Time

An 8-minute guided meditation to bring awareness to what you’re grateful for.

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How Do I Rest — Really? Understanding the 7 Types of Rest

With Barbara Powell, MA, NBC-HWC
Season 7, Episode 13

Rest is essential to our health and wellness, yet it often gets pushed to the side in favor of other things that require our time and attention. Importantly, it’s not just physical rest we need: There are six other types that contribute to our overall well-being.

In this episode, Barbara Powell, MA, NBC-HWC, joins us to first explain the signs and symptoms of under-rest to watch for. She then delves into the seven versions of rest we need, and for each, the micro, macro, and habitual ways we can get more rest so we can perform better and live life more fully.

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What Is Trauma-Informed Rest?

By Ashley Neese

In her new book, Permission to Rest, Ashley Neese talks about why rest is a radical — and necessary — practice, as well as how those of us with trauma might approach rest differently.

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Mental Health and Hormonal Birth Control: Katie Lemon’s Story

By Katie Lemon

A woman experiencing adverse side effects from hormonal birth control finds relief when she pursues another option.

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