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Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, we talk to the experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together.

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    • Health & Fitness

Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, we talk to the experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together.

    Why Talking About Hard Things Makes 'Whole Dimensions Open Up'

    Why Talking About Hard Things Makes 'Whole Dimensions Open Up'

    NPR's Noel King talks to Anna Sale of the podcast 'Death, Sex & Money' about her new book, "Let's Talk About Hard Things."

    Questions To Ask Yourself Before Going Maskless

    Questions To Ask Yourself Before Going Maskless

    There are lots of things to consider if you're planning on shedding your mask. In this episode, NPR science editor Maria Godoy joins us to walk through the CDC recommendations and the research to back them up.

    Finding The Perfect Name For Your Baby

    Finding The Perfect Name For Your Baby

    Picking a name for a baby can be overwhelming. With all the possibilities out in the world, it can be hard to even begin to choose. On this episode of Life Kit, host Diana Opong speaks with baby naming experts for a framework that can help.

    • 21 min
    Stitch By Stitch, Get Started Sewing

    Stitch By Stitch, Get Started Sewing

    Learning how to sew opens up a world of options for making your own clothes — or transforming old ones. This guide can help you get started.

    • 22 min
    You're Probably Not As Open-Minded As You Think

    You're Probably Not As Open-Minded As You Think

    We'd all like to think we're open to new ideas and curious about how others see the world. But our brains aren't wired that way — in fact, being open-minded takes some conscious practice.

    • 24 min
    Reframing (And Reclaiming) Your Relationship With Food

    Reframing (And Reclaiming) Your Relationship With Food

    The practice of intuitive eating is about reconnecting with our bodies, trusting our physical signals and forging a healthy relationship with food. And — importantly — it's not about losing weight. (This episode originally ran in 2019.)

    • 16 min

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