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Why do I lose my appetite when I’m anxious, angry, or sad?

Why Do I Lose My Appetite When I’m Anxious, Angry, or Sad?

By Jessie Sholl

Gain a better understanding of why certain emotions can affect your appetite.

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5-Minute Meditation to Help You Take Pause

By Life Time

A quick breather for when you’re experiencing stress or a lack of ease.

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How to Build Mental Resilience Through Thermaculture

By Lindsey Frey Palmquist

Learn how the practice of activating your body’s thermoregulation response can help you improve your stress tolerance for daily life.

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Why Massage?

With Zac Ellis
Season 6, Episode 16

Many view massage as a luxury or splurge — but some experts argue that it’s an investment in your health and wellness and deserves to be part of your routine. Zac Ellis, certified massage therapist, explains why he suggests adjusting your perceptions around massage, the benefits that can be reaped from the practice, the different types of massage modalities, and how to get the most out of a session.

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3 Strategies to Ease Financial Stress

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Two financial experts share their insights about how to relieve the effects of financial stress and when to seek help.

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What Is Inflammation?

With Gregory Plotnikoff, MD
Season 6, Episode 15

Inflammation is a natural bodily response that is essential in acute circumstances — we need it to happen we get a paper cut or if we’re fighting a head cold. Its harmful effects occur, however, when it becomes chronic and systemic. Functional-medicine practitioner Gregory Plotnikoff, MD, shares what to know about inflammation, including what causes it, how it impacts our health, ways we can test for it, and proactive steps we can take in our daily lives to tame it.

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How to Balance Your Cortisol Levels Naturally

By Elizabeth Millard

The “stress hormone” cortisol is essential for energy and health, but when it’s out of balance, you are too. Learn how to manage low cortisol levels and high cortisol levels to keep inflammation, cravings, and belly fat at bay.

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PUMPING IRONY: Worrisome Advice?

By Craig Cox

Anxiety disorders are pervasive among the Medicare set, so why is the government counseling doctors to screen only younger patients?

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What is EFT and How Does it Work?

By Courtney Helgoe

Learn how to manage stress and emotional challenges with Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), also known as tapping.

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How Chronic Inflammation Affects Your Health

By Mo Perry

Our bodies need inflammation to fight off infection, but too much of it for too long can spur a wide range of illnesses. Learning to manage it effectively is key.

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A Look at the Stress Reaction and Heart Health Lab Panel

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

What blood markers are tested and why knowing them can positively impact your health plan and trajectory.

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How to Use Guided Imagery

By Quinton Skinner

Guided imagery can be a powerful support tool for health recovery, goal realization, and emotional healing. Here are some practical guidelines to follow when finding the right program for your needs.

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5 Techniques for Managing Stress in the Moment

By Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT

Try these quick exercises for immediate support during stressful times.

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How to Break Free From the ‘Laziness Lie’

By Katie Dohman

Psychologist Devon Price deconstructs the myth that we’d all be better off if we were a little less idle.

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What Is Self-Care, Really?

With Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, and Barbara Powell, MA
Season 6, Episode 2

“Self-care” is a term that gets tossed around a lot, but what is self-care, really? In this episode, Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, and Barbara Powell, MA, of Life Time Mind talk about it in a way that may be new to you — and explain why they think it should be rebranded as “performance recovery.” They share the 12 types of self-care and three categories of ways to integrate it into our lives so we can better support our health and well-being.

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ONE HEALTHY HABIT:
Get Outside Every Day

By Experience Life Staff

This year, we’re building healthy habits together. Join us by starting with this One Healthy Habit challenge.

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Merry and Mindful: How to Navigate the Holidays — Stressors and All

By Emily Ewen

A Q&A with a Life Time MindCoach on handling the seasonal challenges that arise, reducing stress, and coping with loss and grief.

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Can a CBD Massage Help Me Sleep Better?

By Jolene Turner

An industry expert offers insights on how this service can support your efforts to physically and mentally unwind.

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6 Strategies to Cope With Climate-Change Anxiety

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Here’s how to move beyond fear, overwhelm, and anger — and respond with your emotional well-being intact.

Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.

Sweet Solitude

By Bahram Akradi

When we take the time to be alone, on our terms, we create space for reflection and possibility.

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