Health

PUMPING IRONY: Not the Retiring Type

Like most of my boomer compatriots, I’m never going to save enough money to fund a work-free retirement. A recent…

3 days ago

Is the Pandemic Fueling Drug Addiction?

Substance use is surging during the COVID-19 pandemic. We talked to a therapist and addiction counselor about how we can…

7 days ago

PUMPING IRONY: A Real Pain

Eight out of 10 American seniors take at least two prescription drugs daily, a fate I’ve been determined to avoid.…

1 week ago

How to Stop Doomscrolling

We all do it, especially in these trying times. Here are four tips to stop doomscrolling — and improve your…

2 weeks ago

Exercising After a C-Section

Figuring out when and how to start exercising after having a baby is tricky — especially if you’re recovering from…

2 weeks ago

PUMPING IRONY: Crisis Competence

The pandemic persists, but evidence is accumulating that the elderly are coping with its challenges much more successfully than you…

2 weeks ago

The Sober-Curious Movement

Even if you don't want to give up drinking entirely, reexamining your relationship to alcohol can have big benefits for…

2 weeks ago

Blue Zones Founder Dan Buettner Shares 5 Tips for Longevity

Looking for the secrets to a longer and happier life? Read this.

3 weeks ago

PUMPING IRONY: A Real No-Brainer

Recent research suggests that geezers like me need to get out and socialize more in order to prevent dementia, but…

3 weeks ago

6 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

A strong immune system is essential for health — in the face of a pandemic or otherwise. Learn how to…

3 weeks ago

PUMPING IRONY: Dying to Know

Wisdom from a palliative-care doctor helps me absorb both the enormous toll of the pandemic and the imminent demise of…

1 month ago

Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Care

Why the ancient healing art of Ayurveda is winning modern fans.

1 month ago

4 Downsides of Nonstop Training

Smart athletes understand the value of backing off once in a while. Here's why.

1 month ago

4 Signs You Need to Stop Working Out

Here are four common ways your body is telling you it needs a break — plus, how to get back…

1 month ago

PUMPING IRONY: Cashing in on COVID

Driven by the demands of a broken business model, nursing homes opened their doors to coronavirus patients — with predictable…

1 month ago

5 Ways to Boost Your Immunity

Lifestyle factors — like exercise and nutrition — can boost your immunity.

1 month ago

How to Be Happy for Others

How cultivating joy for others can help transform scarcity thinking.

1 month ago

PUMPING IRONY: Pilgrimage

An anxious journey to visit my dying brother offers a powerful argument against fleeing from sorrow and pain.

2 months ago

How to Break Free From Fear

A shamanic healer explains how fear drains our vitality — and how we can reclaim more energy.

2 months ago

How to Get Cozy

Boost everyday comfort with these five high-quality household goods.

2 months ago

How to Make Your Own Bath Salts

This simple and fragrant bath salts recipe can be modified endlessly to meet your mood.

2 months ago