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8 Ideas for Intergenerational Fun at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson
Discover some entertaining, healthy ways that grandparents can spend quality time with their grandkids at our athletic country clubs.
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Coping With Ambiguous Loss

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
How do we find closure when we're not even sure the door has closed?
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How to Improve Kids’ Nutrition

By Michael Dregni
Two-thirds of American kids' calories come from processed food. Here's how we can do better.
Julie Porras lifting a barbell.

Unlock Your Own Strength

By Callie Fredrickson
Five tips for how to tap into your physical and emotional strength — even amidst life's challenges — from Life Time member Julie Porras.
Juliet and Elena Porras and their Life Time trainer.

Strength Times Two

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
One woman's search for strength leads to her daughter's personal power, too.
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How to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
It’s never too early — or too late — to introduce your kids to the life skills learned in the kitchen.
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5 Kid-Friendly Cooking Tools

By Experience Life Staff
Welcome kiddos into the kitchen with these tools, including scaled-down baking sheets and serrated safety knives.
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Adolescents’ Most Common Mental-Health Issues

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
When is it depression, social anxiety, or substance abuse — and when is it normal "teen angst"?
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The Health Effects of Loneliness and Isolation

By Michael Dregni
Loneliness and isolation, which are two separate conditions, have only been exacerbated during the pandemic.
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The Power of Community Gardens

By Kara Douglass Thom
Community gardens offer a wide array of benefits: beautifying the landscape, fighting food insecurity, helping people come together, and more.
Two mature adult women smiling while talking in a health club.

How to Meet a Workout Partner — and Be a Better One Yourself

By Emily Ewen
The benefits of finding your fitness community, how to meet friends to exercise with, and tips for being a supportive workout partner.
The cover of Gabrielle Bernstein's new book, Happy Days

How Therapeutic Work — and Medication — Helped Gabrielle Bernstein Emerge from Trauma

By Gabrielle Bernstein
In her new book, Happy Days: The Guided Path from Trauma to Profound Freedom and Inner Peace, spiritual teacher Gabrielle Bernstein talks about how medication, when prescribed as part of a larger program of recovery and therapy, can help establish a safe baseline from which to do the deeper work.
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The State of Our Children’s Health

By Michael Dregni
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on children's health. Here are some takeaways.
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How to Build Romance Through Gratitude

By Courtney Helgoe
Genuine appreciation can increase intimacy in your relationship. Here's how.
Three kids playing basketball

A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Day at the Club

By Callie Fredrickson
Ideas to keep everyone in the family engaged in healthy fun, whether you choose to spend your time together or alone — or a mix of both.
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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.
A young child smiling while holiday baking with a parent in the kitchen.

A Time for Traditions: 7 Life Time Team Members Share Their Favorite Holiday Rituals

By Callie Fredrickson
Discover a few of the activities and pastimes that make the holidays memorable year after year for our team members.
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PUMPING IRONY: Surveillance State

By Craig Cox
Surveillance technologies can make it easier for the elderly to age in place, but will it mean we’ll see our kids even less often than we do now?
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My Grandma’s Mug

By Jamie Martin
As the holidays approach, our editor in chief finds herself longing for the way things were.
an illustration of a thought bubble breaking off a ledge with two people reaching for each other as though to pull the lower one up

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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