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How Massage and Healing Touch Benefit Overall Health

By Mo Perry
Massage can help with pain relief, digestion, and even immunity.
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What’s In Your Makeup?

By Molly Tynjala
It's hard to know. Why? Federal rules regulating the cosmetic industry have not been updated for more than 80 years.
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5 of Our Favorite Tools for Cold and Allergy Season

By Experience Life Staff
Breathe a little easier with these natural supports for colds and allergies.
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A Calling From Cancer

By Molly Tynjala
When two sisters received back-to-back breast-cancer diagnoses, they developed a virtual system to support each other — and became inspired to do the same for others.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Is Depression Overdiagnosed?

By Henry Emmons, MD
Labeling all mood dysregulation as “depression” may interfere with effective treatment. Consider this a more nuanced approach.
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Megan Larsen’s Success Story

By Megan Larsen
When Megan Larsen traded her sedentary suburban life for a rural hobby farm, she lost 170 pounds and was able to climb back in the saddle.
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Soothe Your Skin

By Experience Life Staff
Looking to pamper your skin? Here are some of our favorite tools, including a dry brush.
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Does Face Yoga Actually Help Tone Your Facial Muscles?

By Julie Dulude
Experts weigh in on this anti-aging trend — and offer a few exercises you can try at home.
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How to Use Tapping

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
This holistic-healing technique uses the body’s acupressure points to lower stress and reset your mind.
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Protect and Style: Your Summer Haircare Routine

By Emily Ewen
Simple tips for keeping your hair and scalp healthy and protected when you’re spending more time outside in warm, sunny weather. Plus, ideas for trendy, heat-free styles to try.
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A Go-To Guide for Safer Summer Skincare

By Hayley Arnet
Simple tips, swaps, and DIY recipes for cleaner sun-care products.
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The Body Is Not an Apology

By Sonya Renee Taylor
We can all do better than self-acceptance. Here are 10 tools that can move us toward radical self-love.
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How to De-Stink Your Sweats

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Funky odors in your fitness gear can be tricky to remove. Give these ideas a try.
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How to Make Your Own Hair Pomade

By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Whip up a batch of DIY pomade using beeswax pastilles, coconut oil, arrowroot powder, and essentials oils of your choice.
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How to Make Your Own Sea-Salt Spray for Hair

By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
To texturize your hair, make this DIY sea-salt spray with sea salt, avocado oil, warm water, and essential oils of your choice.
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How to Use Dry Shampoo

By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Try these tips from LifeSpa's Ali Yanez on how to apply dry shampoo.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Can Aromatherapy Help With Anxiety?

By Henry Emmons, MD
Essential oils and aromatherapy can support mental and emotional health in many ways, says our columnist Henry Emmons, MD.
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8 Tips for Toxin-Free Clothing

By Experience Life Staff
Here are eight ways to avoid toxic dyes, pesticides, and even formaldehyde in your clothing.
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What Your Mouth Is Trying to Tell You

By Mo Perry
Oral health is intricately connected to the rest of the body. Here's why it matters — and how to read those niggling mouth symptoms.
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How to Gua Sha

By Laura Fogelberg
This ancient massage practice can support your body’s circulation and natural ability to heal.
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