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family-gatherings
By Jon Spayde
Social psychologist and author Amy Johnson, PhD, offers advice for dealing with those family members who always threaten to ruin the mood.
illustration
By Jessie Sholl
No one enjoys talking about death, but discussing your end-of-life plans can lead to stronger emotional bonds and a more peaceful passing.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
We got a bit lost on last night's walk in the woods.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
The Twin Cities was all about running this weekend.
Person on smartphone illustration
By Margret Aldrich
How to be your best self during digital interactions.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
The picks at the farmers' market are outta sight. Here's what I'm enjoying this week.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Summer has come and gone. And I'm not sure how I feel about that.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Fall is my favorite time of year. Here's why.
mindfulness and obesity prevention
By Experience Life Staff
Schools with wellness-oriented curriculums teach students social-emotional learning as well as how to thrive — and are leading the way for other institutions to start doing the same.
Food Fight
By Jon Spayde
Making the decision to eat healthy can trigger tension with family members or friends. Healthy-eating expert and author Darya Pino Rose shares her strategies for finding peace at the dinner table.
farmers market
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Moving can be stressful, but finding a nearby farmers' market brings back the joy.
courtney opdahl
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Senior editor Courtney Lewis Opdahl reflects on her experience in last night's Esprit de She 5K.
love languages touch
By Maggie Lyon
Maggie Lyon explains what a trip to a Chagall exhibition taught her about love.
illustration of man and woman sitting on a couch with backs to each other and thought bubbles with fingers pointing at each other
By Courtney Helgoe
Financial expert Ruth Hayden helps couples move beyond their money issues. In this first of two installments, she explains why we fight about finances — and how to find common ground.
By Courtney Helgoe
Each day is a perfect day for sharing snacks with the people you love.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
A young man leaves behind a legacy to embrace and savor life. Watch this video with a box of tissues.
An illustrated man is in the rain.
By Brian Johnson
With just four simple questions, “The Work” founder Byron Katie challenges our notions of what our lives should be.
She Believed
By Jamie Martin
Digital initiatives manager Jamie Martin shares her journey toward becoming a prenatal yoga teacher.
toxic gossip
By Jon Spayde
Here’s how to discern between friendly chatter and mean-spirited rumor mongering.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Late last summer, my husband received a horrible phone call from his father: His cousin Jaime had a stroke. She was 25 years old. It was an otherwise normal August evening, and Jaime was at her new apartment, waiting for…
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Does one 5K beget another? Senior editor Courtney Lewis Opdahl finds motivation at Commitment Day.
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