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Tips to Help You Sleep Like an Elite Athlete: Olympic Athletes Tell All

Sarah Hendrickson, World Champion Olympic Ski Jumper, Sleep Number® setting 75 World Champion Gold medalist and named to five world championship teams. First woman to ever ski jump in an Olympics. For me, sleep is so important to everything I do. I usually get between eight to ten hours every night, and it’s very regimen‑like.…

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Tea Time Ideas for Healthy Me Time

Tea time might sound like an outdated indulgence, but with some minor adjustments, this British tradition can offer an energy boost and then some. With less caffeine than coffee, tea also has health benefits. Packed with antioxidants, tea may reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke by helping to lower blood pressure and cholesterol,…

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Forget Caffeine: Natural Foods That Give Energy

To stay productive throughout your busy day — at work, at home, with the kids, and at the gym — you may need a midday pick-me-up, but coffee risks keeping you awake at night. We asked two nutritionists for their tips on boosting energy in healthy, natural ways. Sally Kuzemchak, from Ohio, works with food…

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Book Club: Best Motivational Books to Accomplish Goals

We all do it: Make “I’m-going-to-change-xxx” resolutions with much determination and then somehow lose our way not long after. But maybe you’ve been going about your life to-do list the wrong way. Whether it’s overcoming your fears, getting your health back on track, or finally writing that novel, these five books offer insights into your…

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Successful Nighttime Routines of 3 Women in their 40s & 50s

Kids, careers, relationships — women are pulled in so many different directions, with so much to juggle, their minds run overtime. The result is often disrupted sleep patterns and sleep debt. If you find yourself in this frustrating cycle, there are ways to help your body and mind relax at bedtime to ensure an optimal…

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Grocery Shopping Tips from a Nutritionist

Are you dragging during the day and not sleeping well at night? Paying attention to what you buy at the grocery store may help. Eating healthy is important not only for nutrition, but also to maintain energy during the day and to sleep well at night. Experts Ilisa Spitzer Nussbaum and Amanda Walker explain how…

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Why Friendships Especially Matter at Midlife

“I have one best friend with whom I’ve been close for more than 30 years,” shares Fran Folsom. “We have laughed and cried together — a lot. We have been there for each other in the best of times — weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and vacations. And we have clung to each other in the worst…

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Podcast: Bozoma Saint John Shares Her Perspective on Living Life

Arianna sits down with Uber’s Chief Brand Officer Bozoma Saint John for a fulfilling conversation about spirituality, how her first born daughter and husband Peter’s deaths changed her perspective on living life, and what moving from Ghana to Colorado as a child taught her about communication and diversity. The Thrive Global Podcast is brought to…

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What is a Midlife Crisis and Ways to Be More Upbeat

“It’s that feeling you have when you see what you are doing as worthwhile, but life isn’t quite what it should be,” says Massachusetts Institute of Technology philosophy professor Kieran Setiya. That’s just what Setiya himself experienced. “I was doing what I had always wanted to do,” he notes. But despite his love of teaching…

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Midlife Career Changes: Meagan Francis Goes from Mommy Talk to Radio Talk

Meagan Francis, a self-dubbed “mother of reinvention,” helps moms think outside the juice box, and reimagine the possibilities to reclaim their lives. Francis cites herself as an example. The 40-year-old mother of five long ago decided to give her happiness equal measure, starting a blog on navigating the ups and downs of motherhood in 2009,…

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Midlife Career Changes: Monica Bhide Gets Simmering

Monica Bhide, a “reformed” engineer, ditched her established career path to pursue her dream of becoming a cookbook author and novelist. She has accomplished both, authoring Modern Spice (a top pick by Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi) and other Indian cuisine cookbooks. She’s also been a cooking show judge, and she used that experience to write…

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