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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: From Mean Girl to Cheerleader

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor talks about how to stop using negative self-talk to push through workouts without compromising her fitness.
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How to Live in the Present Moment

By Spiwe Jefferson
This mindfulness technique can help you stop stressing about the past and worrying about the future — by bringing you back to the present.
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Free to Be Me

By Jamie Martin
Experience Life's editor in chief shares how working with a personal stylist reframed her relationship with her body.
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Understanding Cultural Appropriation: 4 Questions to Help Guide You

By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
The line between cultural appreciation and appropriation isn’t always clear. These four questions can help you make sense of the difference.
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DIY Carpet Cleaner

By Molly Tynjala
Got stains? Learn how to remove them with things you probably have on hand.
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6 Wellness Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

By Emily Ewen
Ideas for supporting your well-being during the workday — and for taking back control of your non-work hours.
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The Standards We Accept

By Bahram Akradi
Achieving our goals is about more than meeting our expectations. It’s also about the behaviors that get us where we’re aiming to go.
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5 Tips to Stay Sober

By Veronica Valli
Quitting alcohol may not be easy, but it doesn’t have to be hard forever.
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5 Adventures to Take With Your Dog

By Michael Dregni
Looking for adventurous inspiration? Your pup’s ready to show the way.
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How to Cope With a Toxic Friend

By Jessie Sholl
Maintaining healthy social ties is crucial to our well-being, but some relationships may not be giving you the best energy.
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Voicing Change: Rich Roll

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Ultra-endurance athlete, author, and podcaster Rich Roll reflects on breaking free of limitations, trusting your instincts, and creating a vibrant life.
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5 Ways to Increase Your Social Connections

By Mo Perry
How to use gratitude, reciprocity, altruism, choice, and enjoyment to cope with loneliness.
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When Should I Get My Kids Involved in Sports?

By Emily Ewen
An expert Q&A on the benefits of sports for kids, how to get them started, and how to keep them engaged as they grow.
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Refresh Your Mind With a One-Minute Brain Break

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Just one minute of movement can refresh your mind and body and turn your day around.
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How to Create Movement-Friendly Spaces for Kids

By Nicole Radziszewski
Monkey bars in the basement, indoor climbing walls, and more.
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What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Mingling with unfamiliar people and eating in front of others are just two things that can cause debilitating symptoms for people with social anxiety disorder.
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3 Ways to Elevate Your Natural Hair Color

By Jolene Turner
Expert hairstylists share salon services to enhance your natural hair color for a lived-in look.
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6 Ways to Bring Back Free Play

By Nicole Radziszewski
Kids are so overscheduled these days. Here are some tips to bring unstructured play back into their lives.

How to Create a Home Obstacle Course for Your Kids

By Nicole Radziszewski
Practical tips on how to increase free play in your house.
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When Not to Apologize

By Jessie Sholl
There are some cases in which an apology is not the most appropriate gesture, says psychologist Molly Howes, PhD. Here are three examples.
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The After-School Workout

By Callie Fredrickson
Once the final bell of the school day rings, encourage your kids to get moving and burn off some energy with this 30-minute workout.
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