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By Aviva Romm, MD
Here are four signals that your body may be having trouble downshifting.
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By Tory Schaefer
Feeling the weight of extra stress right now? Try this quick yoga designed to reduce mental stress and anxiety, as well as tension in your shoulders, neck, jaw, and hips.
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By Life Time Editorial Team
With election day 2020 officially behind us, take some time to prioritize you in the days ahead.
By Cheryl Richardson
Frazzled? Scattered? A few moments of meditative silence can ground you in peace and calmness for the rest of the day.
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By Aviva Romm, MD
Use these techniques to consciously shift your body's response to stress into a state that’s calm, secure, and replenished.
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By Aviva Romm, MD
Being on high alert for too long can put you into adrenal overdrive. Learn how to shift from fight-or-flight mode into calmer states that help your body recover.
Political-Stress
By Jon Spayde
A constant barrage of political advertising and infighting can raise your anxiety level. Here’s how to calm down this election season.
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By Molly Schelper
Overcoming blockers to — and guilt around — self-care can be challenging, especially for women. But making time to care for yourself is vital for your health and well-being — and for your family, too.
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By David Richo, PhD
Feeling discounted, vulnerable, and self-conscious are just three common categories of emotional triggers.
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By Experience Life Staff
Regular physical activity can help us recover more quickly, heal more easily, and get an edge over all kinds of disease and injury. In fact, exercise may just be nature’s best medicine.
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By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
If you're struggling with anxiety and unsure whether to seek help or ride it out, consider the following factors.
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By Helen Martineau
Feel like your smartphone is controlling your life? These strategies can help you set it down and reclaim control of your time.
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Tingling fingers. A nervous stomach. Distractedness. Did you know these can all be signs of anxiety? In this episode, Life Time MindCoach Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, speaks to how our bodies react to anxiety and offers useful practices we can all use to feel better in those moments.

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By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Improper recovery can slow your progress. Learn why — and what and how to incorporate for a more effective approach.
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By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
7 realistic ways time-starved folks can add stress relief to their days.
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By Molly Schelper
9 tips to comfort loved ones who are feeling anxious about the coronavirus.
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By Kaelyn Riley
You may be experiencing a chronic state of stress activation known as “allostatic load.” Our experts offer five techniques to help you de-stress and re-center.
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By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Some of our daily habits may be doing more harm than good when it comes to how we age. Discover some basic lifestyle shifts that can slow the effects of this natural process.
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By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC 
Self-care is not escapism: It’s a way to remain present, connected, and committed. Here's how to battle burnout if you're an activist.
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By Michael Dregni
Four experts weigh in on child and family behavior amid the global pandemic.
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By Craig Cox
Loneliness can present a real health threat — especially for the elderly — but everywhere you look, people are finding new ways to engage with one another.
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