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I Ran a 5K In Total Darkness to Better Understand Mindful Running

This runner did just that in and effort to test her mental game.

How Ditching My Running Training Plan Helped Me Rein In My Type-A Personality

Missing a workout no longer sends me into an anxiety spiral.

How Running Helped Kaylin Whitney Embrace Her Sexuality

"The track was this unifying force that connected me with the world."

How to Use Positive Self-Talk to Improve All Your Relationships

Self-love is easier said then done, but it works.

Tarot Cards Might Be the Coolest New Way to Meditate

Tarot cards don't predict the future, but they will help you think about life like you never have before.

How to Deal with Performance Anxiety and Nerves Before a Race

Freaking out about running that half marathon you willingly signed up and paid for? You're not alone.

The Surprising Way Boxing Can Change Your Life

The sport draws people in for a fun, high-energy workout—but it can become so much more.

The Worst Apps to Use Before Bed If You Want Good Sleep

Here's what you need to know about how the app affects your sleep quality.

What Are Adaptogens and Can They Help Power Up Your Workouts?

These herbs have been getting a lot of buzz lately.

These Gorgeous Nature Photos Will Help You Chill Out Right Now

Perfect for when you're stuck inside the office on a dreary day.

The #1 Myth About Emotional Eating Everyone Needs to Know About

Go ahead, have that Ben & Jerry's on the couch if you need to.

The Amazing Ways Exercise Boosts Your Brain Power

Hit the gym to give your brain the boost it needs.

The Best Therapy and Mental Health Apps

Because going to therapy shouldn't make you more stressed out

4 Positive Affirmations That Will Snap You Out of Any Funk

Keep them in your back pocket for when life's not going your way.

Pink Noise Is the New White Noise and It's Going to Change Your Life

You need this new relaxation tool in your life.

My Neck Injury Was the Self-Care Wake-Up Call I Didn't Know I Needed

I realized how lucky I was that my poor training practices didn't do more damage.

I Tried Planking for 5 Minutes Every Day for a Month

One writer (and runner) tried, and learned it's not as easy as it might seem.

I Walked 1,600 Miles After I Was Given Three Months to Live

Edie Littlefield Sundby became the first person to walk the full length of El Camino Real trail in the last 250 years.

How to Practice Mindfulness with Tea

And lets you get your hygge on at the same time.

Do You Have the Procrastination Gene?

Procrastinator? Blame your parents.