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Why Black Women Need Self-Care

By Oludara Adeeyo

Radical self-care practices are critical for healing ourselves and our communities, especially when it comes to Black women. Psychotherapist and social worker Oludara Adeeyo, the author of the new book Self-Care for Black Women, explains why — and offers a grounding exercise you can try today.

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Health and Wellness Trends to Watch in 2022

By Callie Fredrickson

Life Time experts share their predictions for what will be top of mind in the coming year.

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How Do Phthalates in Personal-Care Products Affect My Health?

By Jessie Sholl

Phthalates are endocrine-disrupters, and Black women might be more vulnerable to phthalate exposure. Here’s why.

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How Do Parabens in Personal-Care Products Affect My Health?

By Jessie Sholl

Learn what parabens are and how to avoid them.

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How the Ingredients in Personal-Care Products Can Affect Your Health

By Jessie Sholl

Many of the most popular personal-care items contain toxins that can mess with your health. Here are ingredients to avoid — and tips for finding worthy alternatives.

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Can Massage Soothe Pain?

By Mo Perry

Massage can lower cortisol levels and enhance dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin, all of which helps with pain relief.

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Can Massage Help Ease Anxiety and Depression?

By Mo Perry

Stimulating the peripheral nerves with massage can switch the nervous system into rest-and-relaxation mode.

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11 Massage Modalities

By Mo Perry

From acupressure to myofascial release to trigger-point therapy, here are various forms of massage — and what they are good for.

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Can Massage Help Relieve Headaches?

By Mo Perry

Shiatsu-style massage and craniosacral therapy can help with chronic headaches.

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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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Tools to Ease 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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