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Our Experts’ Top Health and Wellness Trends to Watch in 2023

By Callie Fredrickson

Life Time experts share their predictions for what will be up and coming in the next year.

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ONE HEALTHY HABIT:
Get Outside Every Day

By Experience Life Staff

This year, we’re building healthy habits together. Join us by starting with this One Healthy Habit challenge.

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Can Chronic Inflammation in the Body Cause Mental Illness?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Researchers have begun exploring the link between chronic inflammation and psychiatric disorders.

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How to Use Journaling for Mental Health

By Jon Spayde

Explore six types of journaling practices that can offer meaningful benefits for your mental health.

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Merry and Mindful: How to Navigate the Holidays — Stressors and All

By Emily Ewen

A Q&A with a Life Time MindCoach on handling the seasonal challenges that arise, reducing stress, and coping with loss and grief.

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13 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues at Work

By Callie Fredrickson

Learn why we experience a lull in the winter months and how we can set ourselves up for success.

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What Is a Behavioral Addiction?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Shopping, gambling, social-media use, and sex are all behaviors that are potentially addictive. Learn how they happen and what defines this type of addiction.

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6 Strategies to Cope With Climate-Change Anxiety

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Here’s how to move beyond fear, overwhelm, and anger — and respond with your emotional well-being intact.

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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How to Use CBD to Support Your Mental Health

By Henry Emmons, MD

Learn how this plant compound can help us regulate our mood and sleep for better mental health.

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What Are Seniors’ Most Common Mental Health Issues?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Depression and physical decline are just two issues many seniors face.

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How to Prepare for the Daylight Saving Time Shift

By Henry Emmons, MD

Here are tips to reset your internal clock when Daylight Saving Time ends.

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What Happens to Your Brain When You Fall in Love

By Michael Dregni

Stephanie Cacioppo, PhD, shares what happens to your brain when you fall head-over-heels for someone.

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Meditations for Your Moods

By Emily Ewen

Feeling stressed? Angry? Nervous? Learn how to select a meditation that can help relieve various emotional states.

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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: 3 Adaptogenic Plants to Help Relieve Stress

By Henry Emmons, MD

How rhodiola, eleuthero, and holy basil can help you alleviate the effects of stressful situations.

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Support After a Suicide

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

A grief specialist offers thoughts on how to support yourself or a loved one after a suicide.

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Why Social Bonds Are So Important for Our Health

By Mo Perry

Expert advice on how to deal with loneliness.

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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Can Lithium Orotate Be Used for Everyday Mood Support?

By Henry Emmons, MD

Lithium carbonate is a popular medical treatment for bipolar disorder, but a milder, over-the-counter form of this mineral can be used as a mood stabilizer.

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Does Exercising Help With Anxiety?

By Craig Cox

Yes, according to a recent study — and the more intense the exercise, the more it may help.

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Why Self-Compassion is a Learnable Skill — and One We ALL Need

With Kristin Neff, PhD
Season 5, Episode 14

Self-compassion is a powerful tool for improving our own well-being and our relationships — yet cultural blocks often dissuade us from practicing this skill. In this episode, Kristin Neff, PhD, shares what self-compassion is, the strong, positive ways it can affect us (and others), and how we can start cultivating more of it in our daily lives.

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5-Minute Meditation to Prepare for Sleep

By Life Time

Let go of the day and invite in relaxation with this guided meditation.

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How to Talk About Mental Health — and Ask for Help

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

The key? Understanding and overcoming the stigma surrounding mental health.

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