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5 Ways to Network at a Coworking Space

By Callie Fredrickson
A Life Time Work leader shares his advice for making meaningful professional connections in communal office environments.
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What’s Your Enneagram Fitness Personality?

By Lauren Bedosky
Harness your personality’s basic instincts to build a sustainable, effective exercise routine you'll love.
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What Is Self-Care, Really?

With Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, and Barbara Powell, MA
Season 6, Episode 2   January 3, 2023

“Self-care” is a term that gets tossed around a lot, but what is self-care, really? In this episode, Brie Vortherms, MA, LMFT, and Barbara Powell, MA, of Life Time Mind talk about it in a way that may be new to you — and explain why they think it should be rebranded as “performance recovery.” They share the 12 types of self-care and three categories of ways to integrate it into our lives so we can better support our health and well-being.

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JOY LAB: The 4 Pillars of a Joyful Life

By Henry Emmons, MD and Aimee Prasek, PhD
Two integrative-health experts offer tips on how to overcome depression and anxiety — and rediscover your joy.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: Identity Crisis

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Experience Life's fitness editor talks about the benefits of adopting a fitness identity — and what happens when you lose it.
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8 Ways to Rediscover Empathy

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Our ability to feel compassion for others helps us survive and thrive. Learn how to feel empathy without burning out.
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5 Ways to Build Community

By Kara Douglass Thom
Belonging, author Radha Agrawal believes, is a basic human need, like food, water, and shelter. Explore five ways to find and build yours.
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3 Ways to Create Better Boundaries

By Jane McCampbell Stuart, MA, LMFT, CPCC, RMFT
The following strategies can help create strong, clear boundaries.
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How to Create a Sense of Belonging

By Kara Douglass Thom
Community is more than your immediate neighborhood. Find connection with those who share your values.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: Befriending My Body

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
When body positivity felt out of reach, our fitness editor discovered that gratitude could help bridge the gap between self-loathing and self-acceptance.
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How to Respond to Gaslighting

By Quinton Skinner
Gaslighting can undermine your self-confidence and perception of the truth. Here are signs of gaslighting — and how to break free from it.
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Aileen Weintraub’s Success Story

By Experience Life Staff
While on bed rest for a high-risk pregnancy, a writer faced her fear of commitment as her new marriage and home were falling apart around her.
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Right Here, Right Now

By Jamie Martin
Experience Life's editor in chief shares her thoughts and strategies for staying grounded during hectic times.
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How to Set Clear Boundaries

By Jane McCampbell Stuart, MA, LMFT, CPCC, RMFT
A renowned trauma therapist and coach explains how to manage your energy without getting swamped by other people — or hardening against them.
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4 Self-Care Strategies From Gabby Bernstein

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Author and spirit junkie Gabrielle Bernstein is on a mission to share inspiration for living a better life.
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Free to Be Me

By Jamie Martin
Experience Life's editor in chief shares how working with a personal stylist reframed her relationship with her body.
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The Standards We Accept

By Bahram Akradi
Achieving our goals is about more than meeting our expectations. It’s also about the behaviors that get us where we’re aiming to go.
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Voicing Change: Rich Roll

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Ultra-endurance athlete, author, and podcaster Rich Roll reflects on breaking free of limitations, trusting your instincts, and creating a vibrant life.
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5 Ways to Increase Your Social Connections

By Mo Perry
How to use gratitude, reciprocity, altruism, choice, and enjoyment to cope with loneliness.
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What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
Mingling with unfamiliar people and eating in front of others are just two things that can cause debilitating symptoms for people with social anxiety disorder.
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When Not to Apologize

By Jessie Sholl
There are some cases in which an apology is not the most appropriate gesture, says psychologist Molly Howes, PhD. Here are three examples.
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