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Dr. Marty Makary

Our health-care industry can be confusing and difficult to navigate — and it presents challenges when the lifestyle changes that can help manage or prevent illnesses aren’t considered. Marty Makary, MPH, offers a transparent look at the industry and underscores why lifestyle changes are such important factors in the quality of our health.

Christine Platt
By Courtney Helgoe
For the author, advocate, and Afrominimalist, there’s more than one way to live a simpler life.
a woman stands looking out on a mountain lake with her arms outstretched
By Scott Sonenshein, PhD
Working with what you have can be the key to more sustainable success. Adopting a "stretch" mindset can help.
a shopper looks at a label on a food product
By Heidi Wachter
What do "Sell By," "Use By," and "Best Before" labels actually mean? We break it down.
A couple looking over balcony.
By John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD
Deepen your connection with your partner with these questions about work and money.
A woman sitting on a couch and using a laptop.
By Jessie Sholl
Nearly everyone has experienced money issues, but for some, fretting over finances becomes full-bore anxiety. These three expert tips can help ease your worries.
Jar full of money that says "health"
By Mo Perry
The state of the current healthcare system may leave you feeling powerless over your health and well-being, but you have more control than you might think. Here are some strategies that are worth the investment.
Food and piggy bank
By Kaelyn Riley
Smart suggestions to help you eat healthy without breaking the bank.
Headshot of Matt Richards cofounder of Causebox
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Why supporting socially conscious businesses can have an enormous impact on personal well-being and the health of our planet.
By Craig Cox
Recent research suggests that a personal financial disaster in middle age or later greases the skids to an early grave, but my own experience argues for a more nuanced view.
Green rocks arranged to form the money symbol
By Jessie Sholl
How to move beyond fear-based financial habits to find true prosperity.
By Craig Cox
For many geezers, economic realities have postponed the promise of a placid retirement, which may not be a bad thing.
By Michael Dregni
The health–wealth gap continues to divide us, a new mega-study finds.
birds eye view of bike handles
By Michael Dregni
Bikes mean big business — and huge health benefits — according to a first-of-its-kind study.
By Anne Holzman
Managing your finances can be an act of self-care. Learn how to make it work for you.
how to grow your generosity
By Melanie Haiken
Giving can lead to greater health and happiness. Here are four ideas to contribute your time, money, and talents.
The Gifts of Generosity
By Melanie Haiken
Why giving more than you receive can lead to greater health and happiness.
Charity Organization
By Experience Life Staff
Consider giving the gift of livestock to a family in need this holiday season.
Mirrors of Your Spending illustration
By Cat Thompson
How our most intimate sense of self and our use of money reflect each other.
illio $$
By Experience Life Staff
Learn how we spend our savings can increase our satisfaction in Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending.
By Experience Life Staff
The author and financial expert shares the backstory of her book, Money: A Love Story, offers tips for honoring your values as you work your way out of debt, and explains the essential role loving yourself plays in the process.
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