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By Nicole Radziszewski
Reviving an exercise routine can be frustrating and intimidating. Take it slow and easy by following these steps.
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By Henry Emmons, MD
Becoming more mindful of our racing thoughts can help slow them down.
David Pettrone Swalve and Lindsey Frey Palmquist

“When we start conversations — uncomfortable, courageous conversations — that’s what leads to change.” Join us for this conversation with Life Time Inclusion Council members David Pettrone Swalve and Lindsey Frey Palmquist as we talk about inclusion, diversity, having real conversations, and the work we can do to better ourselves and our communities.

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By Michael Dregni
We all do it, especially in these trying times. Here are four tips to stop doomscrolling — and improve your mental health.
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By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
For both Black and non-Black individuals, there are myriad ways to celebrate and honor African-American culture during Black History Month. Here are a few of our favorite ideas to learn and uplift.
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By Kaelyn Riley
Ease your concerns about the unknown by learning to get comfortable with the unknowable.
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By Life Time Editorial Team
Meet four members whose memberships help keep them physically, mentally, and emotionally strong.
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By Jessie Sholl
Even if you don’t want to give up drinking entirely, reexamining your relationship to alcohol can have big benefits for your health.
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By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Going after a weight-loss goal this New Year or looking to establish healthier habits post-holiday? Try these five tried and tested strategies.
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By James Baraz and Shoshana Alexander
Two longtime meditation practitioners share their principles for building more joy into your daily life.
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By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Trainer secrets for setting yourself up to make it happen.
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By Anjula Razdan
In her compelling book, Judgment Detox, Gabrielle Bernstein outlines a process to move away from judgment
Jen Elmquist

There are a lot of reasons the holidays can be challenging — especially this year. Jen Elmquist, LMFT, director of Life Time Mind, offers a toolbox of tips for handling the holidays in the midst of a pandemic, from changing traditions to complicated relationships to coping with all the other emotions we’re feeling as we approach the season.

Mechelle Lewis Freeman

In this episode, Olympian Mechelle Lewis Freeman shares her story of drive and commitment as she trained for the Olympics — and how she applies those same characteristics to the work she does today. She also offers advice we can all follow around owning our own path, staying true to our core beliefs, overcoming setbacks, and having the uncommon courage to go after what we want.

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By Cat Thompson
What does appreciation really mean, and why is there so little of it to go around these days? Discover how you can put gratitude into action.
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By Life Time Editorial Team
With election day 2020 officially behind us, take some time to prioritize you in the days ahead.
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By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
These strategies can help you break free from the spiral of negative thoughts.
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By David Richo, PhD
Feeling discounted, vulnerable, and self-conscious are just three common categories of emotional triggers.
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By Heidi Wachter
Research indicates that feeling awe can help us overcome political polarization and connect more thoughtfully to others.
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By David Richo, PhD
A psychotherapist offers actionable advice for handling our trigger reactions.
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Transformations — no matter how big or small — are hard. Life Time member Becca Rigg shares the game-changers that helped her overcome obstacles and become healthy, happy, and fit for the long run.

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