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Cullen Jones
By Cullen Jones
A near-death drowning experience inspired this Olympic gold medalist to boost representation and help others learn to swim.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
The intentional practice of exploring all sides of a situation can bring about a more centered perspective — and a better quality of life.
night sky illuminated with city lights
By Michael Dregni
Light pollution contributes to greenhouse-gas emissions, harms our health, and blocks our view of the heavens. Learn how you can help turn down the glare at night.
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 group of people high five and clap outside
By Heidi Wachter
Meet athletes, coaches, and advocates who are working to make outdoor activities accessible and welcoming for all.
a man taste tests a cooking pot of sauce
By Camille Berry
It's true that you should taste your food often when cooking, but your other senses are also assets in the kitchen.
Katie Boue with rock climbing gear
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
The climber, educator, and outdoor advocate wants us to let go of preconceived notions of what it means to be "outdoorsy."
a person pours olive oil into a bowl
By Experience Life Staff
These top-quality kitchen staples make just about everything taste better.
a woman holds hand above head in prayer
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor talks about the fine line between working hard and working against yourself.
A compilation of four different images showing kids crafting and playing at Kids Academy.
By Callie Fredrickson
These new weekly themes and activities are designed to keep your kids engaged and active all summer long.
A woman working on a laptop.
By Callie Fredrickson
If you’re taking a fresh look at when and where you work, consider these benefits unique to coworking spaces.
jars filled with a variety of milks, each with a paper straw
By Heidi Wachter
Which nondairy milk is most climate-friendly: almond milk, rice milk, soymilk, or oat milk?
A woman writing in a journal in her bedroom.
By Jen Elmquist, MA, LMFT
Learn how to focus on solutions rather than problems in Part Three of this three-part series.
bottles filled with colorful liquid with plain white label
By Kaelyn Riley
Here are the five Big Food conglomerates that own some of your favorite "natural" or organic brands.
A woman smiling, basking in the sun.
By Jen Elmquist, MA, LMFT
Learn how to control your inner conversation and maintain a steady mental state in Part Two of this three-part series.
image of a pool with the sun and clouds reflected
By Wallace J. Nichols, PhD
Why being around water is so good for our psyches.
a minimal kitchen counter
By Kaelyn Riley
Here are some must-have tools for the kitchen.
A cutting board that has a bottle of essential oils, jar of powder, and fluffy makeup brush on top of it.
By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Try these recipes to create your own dry shampoo for your hair color — plus, get professional application tips for achieving cleaner-looking, volumized hair.
Amy Thielen and her kitchen
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Chef and cookbook author Amy Thielen simplifies her daily food life with practicality — and preparation.
a person puts food scraps into a compost pail
By Heidi Wachter
Simple strategies to reduce your food-print.
Jeanne Rosner

“Ikigai” is defined as a reason for living — and it’s a tool Jeanne Rosner, MD, uses in her own life to nurture a greater sense of purpose. In this episode, she talks about this Japanese concept and how it can help us live longer, more satisfying lives. Plus, she offers guidance for finding our personal ikigai and suggestions for easy ways to cultivate it in our daily lives.

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