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Relaxation Revolution
By Brian Johnson
Herbert Benson’s book offers scientific proof that mind-body practices can have powerful, gene-altering effects — in a surprisingly short period of time.
By Frank Lipman, MD
Ultimately, asking the right questions is more important than giving a label to a set of observations.
feet on scale
By Mark Hyman, MD
How does not having enough to eat cause obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and early death? Let's investigate.
Stay Energized
By Kristin Conn
Feel like you're moving at marathon pace during the day? Here are 10 easy and natural ways to stay energized throughout the day.
By Experience Life Staff
The Practice: Relax, you’ve arrived. Why? We spend so much of our time trying to get somewhere. Part of this comes from our biological nature. To survive, animals — including us — have to be goal-directed, leaning into the future.…
By Craig Cox
I’ve never pretended to be the smartest guy in the room, but it’s possible that I won’t get a whole lot dumber if I just keep sitting still for a half hour every morning. That’s the conclusion of new research…
doctor giving girl shot
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
A while back I had to have an IV put in but the nurse couldn’t find a vein. She started in the crook of my arm. When that failed she moved to my hand. When that failed she called in…
By Craig Cox
Well, the walls are built, the patio is expanded, and I'm back in the office today grateful for the opportunity to sit on my duff for a few hours and recover from the weekend's work. I love puttering around the house, but I gotta build in some time to recuperate.
By Experience Life Staff
A new study show that physical exercise increases memory.
By Experience Life Staff
New research shows that cigarette smoke can cause genetic damage within minutes.
By Courtney Helgoe
For as little as these locations have in common, they share one delightful trait: Their residents rate among the happiest in the world. Find out what they know, and what they can teach the rest of us, about living well.
By Pilar Gerasimo
Even small doses of pleasure can raise our levels of immune-boosting chemicals.
By Craig Cox
In last month's blog I wrote about joining a Life Time Fitness boot camp class at the ripe old age of 62.
By Frank Lipman, MD
Dr. Frank Lipman on how healthy habits nurture healthy genes.
By Mark Hyman, MD
Your doctors think they make decisions based on medical evidence.
By Craig Cox
I imagine that a lot of dads out there spent Father’s Day lounging about the house with the Sunday paper or maybe enjoying a good book in their hammock with an ice cold beer. I’ll bet their children checked in…
By Craig Cox
Concrete results from a three-hour sledgehammer workout. A lot of forward-thinking trainers and gym rats these days are turning to the humble sledgehammer for a great whole-body workout. They say slamming a big old tire with an 8-, 10-, 12-,…
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Over the past few days, temperatures in Minneapolis have been near 100 degrees with high humidity. It’s the first real heat wave of the season and it got me thinking about how the seasons and weather affect mood. Winter-onset seasonal…
By Craig Cox
Exercise, like anything else, gets easier the more frequently you do it, so I was rightfully concerned last week when I met my old tennis buddy, The Baseline Machine, over at the Nokomis courts for our first match of the…
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.
Pick Yourself Up
By Alyssa Ford
The weight of daily responsibilities and the burdens of chronic stress have produced an epidemic of adrenal fatigue. Find out if this energy-zapping condition is dragging you down, and how to treat it naturally.
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