Department: Features

- General Health -

What We Don’t Know About Lyme

When a mysterious and debilitating illness overtook her and her family, the author struggled to find some answers. What she discovered about Lyme disease — and how little is actually known or agreed upon by the medical experts — is something everyone who goes outdoors should learn.

Purposefully Primitive

Our ancestors built their amazing functional fitness through intense, daily physical demands and a no-nonsense, super-basic diet. There’s no reason why we can’t do the same.

- Functional Medicine -

The Healer Within

Science has now confirmed that our thoughts and emotions have very real physiological consequences. What does this mean for medicine in the 21st century? Among other things, that many potions of choice might be produced by our minds and delivered without prescription drugs.

Escape From Inertia

Most of us struggle at some point to overcome a stubborn resistance to exercising. Here are some tips for getting — and keeping — your body in motion, even when you don’t feel like it.

- Work -

Reinventing the Way We Work

Had enough of an office grind that demands all of your time and offers little flexibility or freedom? You may be destined to become part of a win-win workplace revolution — one that’s improving work-life balance and morale for employees and delivering improved results for the companies that employ them.

A Real Pleasure

When it comes to creating the conditions for optimal health, we know that managing stress is important. But it turns out that dealing with our anxieties and negative emotional reactions is only half the battle. Discover why an ample supply of enjoyable, positive experiences is equally essential to your well-being — and how you can go about giving life’s pleasures the healthy emphasis they deserve.

- Nutrition -

Progressive Eaters, Unite!

America's food industry is in the midst of a dramatic culture shift that's challenging everything we've been taught about eating. Here's how to take advantage of this exciting new movement and eat more healthfully than ever before.