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By Jessie Sholl
There's a big difference between cursory cordiality and true benevolence. Our experts make the case for spreading deep kindness in your community.
A man and a woman talking while in a health club setting.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
We all experience bumps in the road when going after health goals. Here’s how to make sure it remains a bump and not a derailment.
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By Jamie Martin
Experience Life editor Jamie Martin on emotional agility and mental well-being.
a woman picks a squash with her young children watching on
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, author of 50 Shades of Kale, is all about eating to fuel your brain — and your happiness.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
In stressful times, the ability to slow down, process, and be present can be transformative.
Eric Jeffers

Just as you train your body, it’s important to also train your brain. Meditation is a powerful tool we can use to become more aware, compassionate, and focused — in as little as a few minutes a day. In this mini episode, Eric Jeffers, yoga and meditation Master Trainer at Life Time, explains the strength of meditation and offers simple tips anyone can use to get started.

a couple breaking up
By Mo Perry
Fear of rejection can keep us from living life fully, but there are graceful ways to handle the sting.
Coach Lo
By Molly Schelper
Plus, get to know Coach Lo who designed and will guide you along the six-week plan.
headshot of Caeleb Dressel
By Molly Tynjala
The 7-time Olympic gold medalist talks about perseverance and staying focused.
Megan Larsen with her horse
By Megan Larsen
When Megan Larsen traded her sedentary suburban life for a rural hobby farm, she lost 170 pounds and was able to climb back in the saddle.
a group of people look at produce picked from a field
By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
In the wake of COVID-19, your community needs you more than ever. Discover new ideas for reconnecting.
headshot of Jamie Martin, editor in chief of Experience Life magazine
By Jamie Martin
Slowing down to notice how we feel — and what we desire — can help us better align with our purpose.
illustration of person sitting in a wreath that starts as a dead withered root and opens into a colorful flower
By Emily Nagoski, PhD
Human Giver Syndrome makes women uniquely vulnerable to stress-related illnesses and burnout. Renowned health educator Emily Nagoski, PhD, offers strategies we can all use to relieve the tension.
a dice with a happy face and sad face
By Jessie Sholl
The power of positive thinking is undeniable, but insisting on always maintaining a sunny disposition can also have a dark side. Our experts share advice for taking the bad with the good.
headshot of Dr. Shefali
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
With a blend of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy, therapist and author Dr. Shefali offers a path to authenticity and liberation.
An illustration of a runner crossing a finish line.
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Four reasons to work finish lines consistently into your health and fitness approach.
Dean Barnard with his wrestling medals holding an American Flag
By Dean Barnard
In recommitting to his faith, family, friends, and fitness, one man rediscovers a long-lost passion and reconnects with his purpose.
colorful, swishing dresses
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor reconnects with her heritage through virtual Persian dance classes.
silhouette of woman holding yoga pose with butterflies
By Sonya Renee Taylor
We can all do better than self-acceptance. Here are 10 tools that can move us toward radical self-love.
Desmond Howard

In sports and in life, the ability to be coachable is a helpful trait that can take you far. NFL veteran Desmond Howard shares his inspiring insights and personal experience around why being coachable matters — and ways to open yourself up to it.

a woman smiles and waves to someone she's talking to via the computer
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Psychiatrist and author Nina Vasan, MD, explains how our social connections influence our mental well-being.
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