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a simple nightstand
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
The journalist, visionary, and Experience Life founder talks about her morning practice, the learner's mind, and healthy-deviant mocktails.
hands stop dominoes from falling
By Déjà Leonard
This expert advice on bystander intervention can help you learn to identify and interrupt harassment in your community.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
How a simply daily discipline can help you give your life a makeover.
an illustration of a thought bubble breaking off a ledge with two people reaching for each other as though to pull the lower one up
By Kara Douglass Thom
The surprising ways that honest, authentic dialogue can deepen your friendships.
a dog being cuddled by its owners
By Elizabeth Foy Larsen
The most valuable presents don't come from the store. They come from the heart and are offered as a reflection of the care and appreciation you feel for your partner.
head shot of Justin Baldoni
By Kaelyn Riley
Actor, director, and author Justin Baldoni on showing up as your vulnerable, strong, and authentic self.
a hand holds a flower in water
By Henry Emmons, MD
Smell, touch, and sound can help cultivate resilience. Here's how.
a lone leaf floats in water with the sun reflected
By Quinton Skinner
How finding meaning in loss can help you heal.
colorful cutouts of people shapes in a group
By Amy C. Waninger
10 terms to know when it comes to gender identity, including "genderqueer," "assigned gender," and "gender confirmation."
A woman in her kitchen scooping supplement powder into a blender.
By Molly Schelper
A four-step plan for solidifying healthy behaviors despite the obstacles of this time of year.
a coffee cup with a steam heart above
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD, has overcome tragedy, found purpose, and become wise in the ways of making love last.
people hold hands in a circle
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Individual therapy sessions are great for mental-health support, but group therapy also offers a variety of unique advantages.
Nora McInerny

At one point or another in all our lives, we will all go through hard things. We typically can’t prepare for them and they can catch us off guard, and yet we often often judge ourselves for how we react or behave in those moments — and after. Nora McInerny, author, podcast creator, and public speaker, joins us in this episode to talk about how to cope during those times, the ways they shape and change us, and why we can never move on or go back, but we can move forward.

Katia Smirnov holding a glass
By Katia Smirnov
When one woman began investigating ingredients in her food, she found preservatives, chemicals, and hormones she wasn’t expecting. Her decision to prioritize organic whole foods improved her mood, weight, and overall well-being.
headshot of Jamie Martin, editor in chief of Experience Life magazine
By Jamie Martin
There are always opportunities to become aware, to adapt — and to find our own right balance of less and more.
Christine Platt
By Courtney Helgoe
For the author, advocate, and Afrominimalist, there’s more than one way to live a simpler life.
a woman sits by herself looking forlornly out a coffee shop window
By Mo Perry
Not having closure can make it difficult to move on. Here's one strategy.
a man looks at a letter in disbelief
By Mo Perry
Being rejected is disappointing, but becoming self-aware can help temper your reaction.
a group of woman discuss a book
By Molly Tynjala
Respectful debate and setting expectations are key.
an illustration of chairs with books resting on the seats
By Molly Tynjala
A bibliophile’s guide to creating — and sustaining — a great reading group.
two people hug
By Jessie Sholl
There's a big difference between cursory cordiality and true benevolence. Our experts make the case for spreading deep kindness in your community.
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