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By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
The last time I rode a horse was in fifth or sixth grade. We’d go horseback riding near our cabin in Hayward, Wis., and I always enjoyed it — usually because my brother got the gassy horse, and, being the…
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Something really cool has started happening in my family: We’re planning potlucks in terms of healthy eating. Who’s bringing the salad? Can the dressing be on the side? How about two options: one creamy and one olive-oil based? How about…
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
We spent Labor Day weekend at Kyle’s family’s cabin, so I would once again miss my Saturday Boot Camp class. I had several conflicts and travel in August, and thus pretty inconsistent last month. But with fall in the air,…
By Maggie Lyon
Maggie Lyon on celebrating who you are.
Expert Answers On Why Your Hands and Feet Go Numb While You're Working Out
By Kara Douglass Thom
Triathlete shares her thoughts on the strength of family fitness.
Pilar Gerasimo, Experience Life Editor in Chief
By Pilar Gerasimo
Pilar Gerasimo shares her perspectives on the ever-changing roles in fitness-buddy relationships.
Value of Relationships
By Joseph Hart
Becoming pals with someone outside your age group can offer rich rewards.
By Laine Bergeson and Courtney Helgoe
How to improve face-to-face communication in a digital world.
Unfair Arguments
By Jon Spayde
Psychologist Richard Nicastro on how to avoid low blows and cheap shots and instead “fight fair.”
A father who has his son on his shoulders.
By Kara Douglass Thom
Learn how to engage your children and get involved with their fitness.
couple sitting apart on couch
By Jon Spayde
Do you find yourself endlessly bickering with your partner about an issue that just won’t go away? Therapist and author Linda Carroll, MS, explains how to break out of the battle.
By Anjula Razdan
Senior health editor Anjula Razdan offers advice on how to eat well without breaking the bank.
By Maggie Lyon
Maggie Lyon on having kindness in our daily lives.
By Lynette Sheppard
More than an intriguing symbol, the Enneagram provides new ways of seeing and understanding anyone - including yourself.
illustration hobbies
By Jon Spayde
Sharing downtime with the one you love brings you closer together. But digging totally different activities can drive you apart. Here’s how to handle the stress of clashing leisure styles.
By Kara Douglass Thom
Even with the motivation the New Year brings, starting a fitness routine still isn't easy -- especially for busy moms. Developing the mental strength to get you moving has to be step number one before fitness can become a lifelong habit.
A mother plays with her child.
By Experience Life Staff
Laurie Lethert Kocanda on overcoming mother guilt.
By Kara Douglass Thom
Ultimately self-motivation is what drives us to accomplish our goals, but the journey is often more enjoyable with a little help from our friends.
Klean Kanteen Baby Bottle
By Jamie Martin
Healthy meal ideas for growing young bodies.
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
In addition to being cute, pets improve our lives.
silhouette of people holding hands
By Experience Life Staff
Untraining the mind, seeing the person and not their label.
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