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Raising Awareness on World Mental Health Day

By Julie Dulude
This year’s theme highlights the need for universal access to resources. Discover what you can do to support your own and others’ mental well-being.
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Coach Paul’s Top Tips for Unwinding Before Bedtime

By Callie Fredrickson
These ideas can help promote end-of-day relaxation — so you can get a better night’s sleep.
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The Nutrition and Supplementation Guide to Supporting Your Immune System

By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Discover which foods and supplements are essential for helping your body build a strong immune system.
Samantha McKinney

Thyroid Health: How to Identify Imbalances + Tips for Support

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 4, Episode 5   October 5, 2021

Thyroid issues are prevalent: An estimated one in seven people are affected, with even more suffering from an imbalance — and many not even aware that their thyroid is behind their symptoms. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares the signals our thyroid might be sending us, the tests to ask for, and the lifestyle habits we can implement in our daily lives to nourish and support our thyroids.

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Exercise: A Promising Factor for Protecting Against COVID

By Molly Tynjala
A regular fitness routine may help protect those diagnosed with COVID against hospitalization and even death.
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What to Do When You’ve Fallen “Off the Wagon”

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
We all experience bumps in the road when going after health goals. Here’s how to make sure it remains a bump and not a derailment.
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Feats of Greatness

By Jamie Martin
Experience Life editor Jamie Martin on emotional agility and mental well-being.
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Understanding OCD

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
What is OCD, and what are some treatment options?
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Stay in the Game

By Emily Ewen
The benefits of playing sports are as true for adults as for kids. Explore the perks, and get tips for finding the game that’s right for you.
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What Is Leaky Gut?

By Laine Bergeson Becco
We answer some of your most common questions about leaky gut syndrome.
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5 Fitness Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

By Nicole Radziszewski
Skipping warm-ups, not having a plan, and other common workout blunders.
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Pause for a Moment

By Bahram Akradi
In stressful times, the ability to slow down, process, and be present can be transformative.
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Why Meditation?

With Eric Jeffers
Season 4, Episode 4   September 28, 2021

Just as you train your body, it’s important to also train your brain. Meditation is a powerful tool we can use to become more aware, compassionate, and focused — in as little as a few minutes a day. In this mini episode, Eric Jeffers, yoga and meditation Master Trainer at Life Time, explains the strength of meditation and offers simple tips anyone can use to get started.

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How to Deal With Rejection

By Mo Perry
Fear of rejection can keep us from living life fully, but there are graceful ways to handle the sting.
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Why Do Some Women Gain Weight on the Keto Diet?

By Sara Gottfried, MD
In her new book, Women, Food, and Hormones, Sara Gottfried, MD, discusses the keto paradox and why a traditional keto diet tends to work better in men than in women.
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5 Evening Routines for Better Sleep

By Henry Emmons, MD
Try these tips for better sleep at night, including dimming the lights in the final hours of the day and staying away from the bedroom until you are ready to go to bed.
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PUMPING IRONY: From Bonus to Busted?

By Craig Cox
Social Security beneficiaries will be getting a hefty cost-of-living raise next year, which may temporarily ease their anxiety over a new report warning of the program’s fast-approaching insolvency.
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The Connection Between Noise and Hearing Loss

By Karen Bannan
By 2050, one in four people is projected to have some hearing loss. Some of that is due to chronic noise exposure.
Dr. Drew Ramsey

Building Mental Health Through Nutrition

With Dr. Drew Ramsey
Season 4, Episode 3   September 21, 2021

Of all the calories we eat each day, 20 percent are used by our brains — so it’s no wonder there’s such a strong connection between our nutritional habits and mental-health status. Drew Ramsey, MD, psychiatrist, author, and mental-health advocate, joins us to explain this relationship and teach us about the food choices that best support our brains and mental well-being.

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6 Morning Routines for Better Sleep

By Henry Emmons, MD
Did you know that making your bed in the morning ups your chances of sleeping well at night?
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Loud and Louder

By Karen Bannan
From quiet to deafening, here are average decibel levels for everyday sounds in the world around us.
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