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By Wanda Urbanska
How clearing out the clutter in your space can help you clear your head, too.
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By Catherine Guthrie
Parasitic infections are on the rise, but there are plenty of ways to keep the beasts from taking over.
New View of Health
By Experience Life with reporting by Kelly Grace
Once perceived as the domain of medical experts tasked with keeping our symptoms at bay, the realm of personal healthcare has expanded. It now includes broader definitions, more integrated, preventive approaches — and, perhaps most important, us.
By Andi McDaniel
An extended break from work can improve your health, happiness - even your career performance. And it can be done.
Put-Stress-in-It's-Place
By Anjula Razdan
Tired of feeling victimized by stress? Learn how to transform it into something manageable — an perhaps even make it your friend.
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By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
If your weight-loss efforts seem stalled or stymied, heart-rate-based interval training may provide just the metabolic boost you need.
By Patrick Downes
Relax with guided imagery.
Cyclist couple riding bikes in a park
By Pilar Gerasimo
From the biological basis for attraction to the underpinnings of head-turning good looks — an exploration into the compelling connections between vitality and sex appeal.
a woman holds hands in prayer position with the sunsetting behind her
By Karen Olson
Boost your health, hope and happiness with a powerful dose of gratitude.
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.
woman smiling while driving
By Eliza Thomas
Does getting behind the wheel make you anxious or angry? Embark on the road to relaxation with these commute-improving tips.
illustration couple planting tree
By Experience Life Staff
If you want a baby, take note: making one may require a more cultivated effort than you thought.
dan buettner
By Eliza Thomas
Extreme adventurer and educator Dan Buettner has broken world records, cycled the globe and sought answers to some of humankind's greatest mysteries. Now he sets his sights on a new frontier: unearthing the secrets of healthy longevity.
By Erin Strout
Forget splashing around in fountains of youth. If what you want is a lifetime of health, fitness and vitality, You're better off swimming laps.
By Anjula Razdan
A generation of convention busters and iconoclasts, baby boomers are reshaping expectations when it comes to their personal health and fitness, too.
By Bonnie Blodgett
Discover why good dental health depends on more than brushing and flossing — and why a clean, happy mouth gives your whole body something to smile about.
By Eliza Thomas
With age comes wisdom. And if you make wise choices, it can also come with robust health and fitness, great energy, and a generous dose of satisfaction. Discover the variables that play the biggest role in determining your vitality for a lifetime — and why it pays to start focusing on them now .
By Karen Olson
Fresh air. Open sky. The beauty of the horizon. Most of us wish we could spend more time outside enjoying nature's gifts. Now, a growing body of research is giving us even more compelling reasons to heed those desires. Discover why time spent in nature is time wisely invested in personal well-being.
Woman in hot springs
By Eliza Thomas
In our obsessive quest to improve its superficial traits, we often forget that our skin is our body's largest organ — and an incredibly hard worker. Discover how your skin reflects and affects the state of your health, and what you can do to keep your skin looking and feeling its best.
The-Promise-of-Integrated-Medicine
By Betsy Noxon
Disillusioned by decades of disease-focused medicine, more doctors and patients are now shifting their focus to whole-person health. Ancient practices (yoga), alternative therapies (acupuncture), and commonsense strategies (nutritional counseling) are complementing conventional treatments, expanding our notions of healing — and leading the way to greater well-being and vitality.
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