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Steady Progress

By Jamie Martin
Experience Life's editor in chief talks about resolution abandonment and how to truly approach health and well-being.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: On Chasing a New Look

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor reflects on setting aesthetic goals without compromising physical or mental health.
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8 Ways to Resist Diet Culture and Embrace Weight-Neutral Health

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Our society’s obsession with dieting can damage our health. These eight srategies can help.
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7 Ways to Teach Your Daughter Body Positivity

By Meg Boggs
Body-positive athlete Meg Boggs talks about the ramifications of diet culture — and how she is making sure her daughter grows up to be confident and empowered.
Maria Menounos

The Path Forward: Maria Menounos

By Lori Berger
The last five years presented several unexpected obstacles for media maven Maria Menounos. Now she’s paving a new way — and living with greater intention.
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How to Find Fitness Motivation

By Nicole Radziszewski
Past fitness successes and failures can help you move forward in your fitness journey. Here's how.
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What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say

By Kara Douglass Thom
The first step is listening with empathy and openness.
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Pilar Gerasimo on the Pursuit of Health and Happiness

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
The journalist, visionary, and Experience Life founder talks about her morning practice, the learner's mind, and healthy-deviant mocktails.
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What Is Bystander Intervention?

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.

Reflect, Assess, Adjust

By Bahram Akradi
How a simply daily discipline can help you give your life a makeover.
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How to Have More Honest Conversations With Your Friends

By Kara Douglass Thom
The surprising ways that honest, authentic dialogue can deepen your friendships.
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Self-Reflections: Justin Baldoni

By Kaelyn Riley
Actor, director, and author Justin Baldoni on showing up as your vulnerable, strong, and authentic self.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How Using Your Senses Can Improve Your Mental Health

By Henry Emmons, MD
Smell, touch, and sound can help cultivate resilience. Here's how.
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The Sixth Stage of Grief

By Quinton Skinner
How finding meaning in loss can help you heal.
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Gender-Identity Terminology

By Amy C. Waninger
10 terms to know when it comes to gender identity, including "genderqueer," "assigned gender," and "gender confirmation."
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Habit Help for the Holiday Season

By Molly Schelper
A four-step plan for solidifying healthy behaviors despite the obstacles of this time of year.
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A Life of Love

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD, has overcome tragedy, found purpose, and become wise in the ways of making love last.
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The Benefits of Group Therapy

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

When the Hard Stuff Happens . . .

With With Nora McInerny, Author, Podcast Creator, and Public Speaker
Season 4, Episode 9   November 2, 2021

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.

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Raising the Bar: Katia Smirnov’s Success Story

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.
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