Month: July 2011

Are We There Yet?

The Practice: Relax, you’ve arrived. Why? We spend so much of our time trying to get somewhere. Part of this comes from our biological nature. To survive, animals — including us — have to be goal-directed, leaning into the future. It’s certainly healthy to pursue wholesome aims, like paying the rent on time, raising children… Read more »

- Environmental Health -

Deep Wells of Concern

One of my editorial tasks at Experience Life is to find and review links to share on the RevolutionaryAct.com social media outlets. Most of the stuff I find is pretty dull, poorly written, we’ve already covered it or it’s not quite the right fit for our informed healthy revolutionaries. Often I find things that make… Read more »

- Travel -

Travel Fit With Joe Dowdell (and Jen)

I feel like I’ve been traveling for weeks. Mainly because I have been traveling for weeks: In a quest to greedily gather up all the best article ideas to share with readers of Experience Life, I’ve been hitting a number of fitness symposiums around the country. Happily, I can say that my workout routine hasn’t fallen by the wayside… Read more »

- Pumping Irony -

PUMPING IRONY: In Recovery

Well, the walls are built, the patio is expanded, and I’m back in the office today grateful for the opportunity to sit on my duff for a few hours and recover from the weekend’s work. I love puttering around the house, but I gotta build in some time to recuperate. I’m getting better at that… Read more »

Yin-Yang Fitness: The Best of Both Worlds

Many fitness enthusiasts and athletes are now blending Eastern and Western exercise techniques for better results, including mind-body health. Find out why this fusion works so well — and how you can create a harmonious fitness mix for yourself.

- Community -

Four Happy Places

For as little as these locations have in common, they share one delightful trait: Their residents rate among the happiest in the world. Find out what they know, and what they can teach the rest of us, about living well.

Don’t Miss Your Life

Do your days seem like an endless string of obligatory routines? Take some lessons from a work-life-balance expert on how to reclaim more joyful time for you.