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The Scout’s Toolbox

By Quinton Skinner
Our defenses can blind us to information that we need to make good decisions. These six tips can help.
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How to Build Romance Through Gratitude

By Courtney Helgoe
Genuine appreciation can increase intimacy in your relationship. Here's how.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: The Power of Stillness

By Henry Emmons, MD
How taking time to do nothing can lead us to our better selves.
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How to Make Better Decisions

By Quinton Skinner
A “scout mindset” can help us cultivate curiosity, improve our reasoning, and make better decisions.
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How to Navigate a Strained Relationship

By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
Our differences don't have to keep us polarized. Try this expert advice for forging unexpected connections.
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4 Ways to Express Gratitude

By Molly Tynjala
Channel an optimistic outlook with one of these four helpful tools.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.

Rise and Fall

By Bahram Akradi
A reflection on ancient empires and the lessons we can learn from them.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: On Chasing a New Look

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor reflects on setting aesthetic goals without compromising physical or mental health.
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How to Find Fitness Motivation

By Nicole Radziszewski
Past fitness successes and failures can help you move forward in your fitness journey. Here's how.
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What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say

By Kara Douglass Thom
The first step is listening with empathy and openness.
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Pilar Gerasimo on the Pursuit of Health and Happiness

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
The journalist, visionary, and Experience Life founder talks about her morning practice, the learner's mind, and healthy-deviant mocktails.
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What Is Bystander Intervention?

By Déjà Leonard
This expert advice on bystander intervention can help you learn to identify and interrupt harassment in your community.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.

Reflect, Assess, Adjust

By Bahram Akradi
How a simply daily discipline can help you give your life a makeover.
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How to Have More Honest Conversations With Your Friends

By Kara Douglass Thom
The surprising ways that honest, authentic dialogue can deepen your friendships.
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The Joy of Eating

By Experience Life Staff
Small, satisfying food moments can bring big, valuable pleasure to our lives.
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Good Eats for All: How to Navigate the Holidays with Dietary Restrictions

By Julie Dulude
Based on learnings from her own healing journey, best-selling cookbook author Danielle Walker shares tips for enjoying seasonal gatherings when dealing with food intolerances or allergies.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How Using Your Senses Can Improve Your Mental Health

By Henry Emmons, MD
Smell, touch, and sound can help cultivate resilience. Here's how.
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The Sixth Stage of Grief

By Quinton Skinner
How finding meaning in loss can help you heal.
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How Exercise Can Give You a Sense of Purpose — and Vice-Versa

By Craig Cox
A recent study explores the reciprocal relationship between exercise and purpose.
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Habit Help for the Holiday Season

By Molly Schelper
A four-step plan for solidifying healthy behaviors despite the obstacles of this time of year.
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