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By Karen Olson
A shamanic healer explains how fear drains our vitality — and how we can reclaim more energy.
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By Jennifer Barrett
Is your body experiencing an energy shortage? Learn how your system creates and uses energy and you'll have a better shot at ramping up production to meet demand.
Homemade bath salts
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
This simple and fragrant bath salts recipe can be modified endlessly to meet your mood.
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By Aviva Romm, MD
Here are a few surprising ways we can be triggered without even knowing it.
A close up of a man using a Theragun on his calf.
By Jason Stella, CPT, PES, CES
Muscles tight or sore? Stressed? Having trouble sleeping? These devices have risen in popularity as an at-home tool to help provide relief for a variety of symptoms and grievances.
A series of burnt matches
By Aviva Romm, MD
Our biological stress response operates the same whether threats are real or perceived. Here's how your system reacts.
feet on a scale
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
A Life Time dietitian and trainer shares the five non-food habits that help drive her clients with a weight-loss goal to success.
illustration of a person walking slumped over with a wine up lever in back
By Aviva Romm, MD
Here are four signals that your body may be having trouble downshifting.
a man sits, breathing, with his eye closed
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.
An illustration of a person looking to the distance with stars and stripes behind them.
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.
Woman listening to headphones and resting
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.
an illustration of a tiny silhouetted person standing in front of a huge button that's labeled "reset"
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.
A woman in a fitness facility working out on a resistance machine.
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.
illustration woman hugging knees while thoughts swirl around head
By David Richo, PhD
Feeling discounted, vulnerable, and self-conscious are just three common categories of emotional triggers.
illustration of kettlebell with a heart
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.
illustration person holding head with stress squiggle
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.
A broken cellphone sits on the beach.
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.
Headshot of Brie Vortherms.

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.

Man throwing a medicine ball on the street outside.
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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