Did you know that even occasional use of antibiotics, hand sanitizers, and other germ-killers can wreak havoc on your long-term health? This week, we’re here with Dr. Robynne Chutkan, a leading expert in the world of gut health.

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From COVID-19 to fighting for racial justice, right now stress is high for all of us — including our kids. While we encourage you to continue having necessary conversations with your children about racism and COVID-19 often (recent Sesame Street specials can help if you don’t know where to begin — get them here and here), it’s also important to help yourself and your kids to self-care by giving them tools to manage big feelings (and the awareness from us that those big feelings may manifest differently in our kids’ behaviors than they do in ours). To help us with…

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If you’re feeling more anxious these days because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you are not alone. Like, SERIOUSLY not alone. It’s a crazy uncertain time — and we’re all feeling it. Which is exactly why we wanted to do a Q&A with Sage Grazer, who’s the co-founder and chief clinical officer at Frame — a mental health platform offering free, live workshops and more As she says, COVID-19 anxiety is a very real thing and it can manifest in a number of different ways. Read on as Grazer answers our top questions about it. COVID-19 Anxiety Q&A Anxiety seems to…

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Feeling anxious isn’t fun. But what if, instead of wishing you didn’t have anxiety, you could see it differently and actually use it as one of your greatest strengths and sources of energy? That’s the whole premise of Notable Life founder Julian Brass‘ book Own Your Anxiety: 99 Simple Ways to Channel Your Secret Edge — and it’s damn inspiring. As one of the 45 million people in the United States and Canada who live with anxiety, Julian decided to embrace these challenges that come with anxiety, and view it as not an epidemic or weakness, but rather of his…

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