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Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
It rarely works to compare our lives, our bodies, our achievements with anyone else’s. One person’s imbalance is another person’s bliss.
Get Creative
By Jon Spayde
Expressing your creativity is an important part of living, growing and becoming your best self. Here’s why creativity matters — and how to bring more of it back into your everyday world.
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By Erin Peterson
Envision your ideal reality. Be willing to adjust your action plan. Then harness the power of hope to build a better life - and a better world.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
Last year, I made a weird resolution. I guess it was typical in one respect - that it was intended to end a bad habit and thereby improve my life. But it was also a little odd in that the resolution only pertained to the conversations in my head. I made no commitment to change any of my outward behaviors.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
We live in polarizing times. It's a period characterized not just by galvanizing issues, but by a great deal of vitriolic rhetoric. Every time we turn on the radio or TV, or even turn around in our homes or offices, we're likely to get an earful of why one person or position is right and another is totally, unredeemably wrong.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
Show me your refrigerator and I’ll tell you who you are — or at least, who you think you are.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
This year, a good friend of mine was diagnosed with cancer.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
If there’s one editorial temptation we’ve worked hard to avoid here at Experience Life , it’s the category of “gimmicks and hype.”
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By Anjula Razdan
“Fight or flight” may be seen as the traditional choice when faced with stress, but your real response may depend on your gender.
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By Tatyana McNamara
This past January, I celebrated my 40th birthday. And thus, I've spent much of the year noticing what it feels like to utter those potentially charged words in a matter-of-fact way: I'm forty.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
For as short as everybody likes to remind us that life is, in truth, if we're blessed with good health and good luck, it goes on for a good long while. And all the way along, it's filled with twists and turns, steep hills, long plateaus, and surprises of all kinds.
By Pilar Gerasimo
We tend to think of the quest to improve our health and fitness as a solitary endeavor. We imagine it’s something we have to do, and take responsibility for, all on our own.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
We love our children. We worry about our children. And, of course, we always want what’s best for them. But sometimes, by acting out of our instinctive desire to help our kids every step of the way, I believe we wind up doing them a disservice.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
It’s interesting that in a society fixated on adventure and excitement, so many of us choose to lead lives defined by deeply entrenched routines. In fact, I suspect our vicarious fixation on others’ thrill rides is likely fueled by our real-life tendency toward mindless repetition.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
When I was about 12 years old, I saw the 1971 film Harold and Maude for the first time, and I, like many others, found myself changed by it.
By Erin Peterson
An active mind and a quest for knowledge can pay healthy dividends — now and in the future.
By the Experience Life Team
When we stop focusing on our weaknesses and start playing to our strengths we can transform our lives.
Bahram Akradi, founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life
By Bahram Akradi
In a culture where most of us are overwhelmed by too much stress, too much stuff, too many unhealthy temptations and way too many daily choices, it’s important to note that there are still a few areas where, in general, more really is better. Three examples come to mind ...
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By Pilar Gerasimo
I am a person surrounded by books. Wonderful books. Brilliant books. Books galore. Books a-go-go. I love books. And I haven’t nearly enough time to read them all.
By Julie Hanus
Jealousy is a feeling that few of us welcome. But by noticing the messages that underlie our jealous feelings, we stand to discover a great deal about ourselves – and the unrecognized desires that may be trying to get our attention.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
Once, when I was about 8 years old, I tried that tricky housecleaning shortcut where you sweep some dirt under an area rug rather than bothering with a dustpan.
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