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Taking care of yourself shouldn't be complicated. We talk to the experts for practical advice to live a long and healthy life, based on science. Subscribe to get episodes from Life Kit on health and wellness.

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Taking care of yourself shouldn't be complicated. We talk to the experts for practical advice to live a long and healthy life, based on science. Subscribe to get episodes from Life Kit on health and wellness.

    Coping With Anxiety Around The News

    Coping With Anxiety Around The News

    The news is overwhelming right now. Neuroscientist Judson Brewer can help. Take a break from the headlines and press play. (This episode originally ran in October 2020.)

    • 14 min
    What To Say To People Hesitant About The Coronavirus Vaccine

    What To Say To People Hesitant About The Coronavirus Vaccine

    Many Americans remain unsure about whether to get the coronavirus vaccine. If you're talking to people in your life about getting it, make sure to lead with empathy and acknowledge what you don't know.

    • 11 min
    Trying To Form A Habit? Start Small

    Trying To Form A Habit? Start Small

    BJ Fogg's book "Tiny Habits" explains that making small changes in behavior requires just a little motivation and lots of celebrating — and can have a big impact. (This episode originally ran earlier this year.)

    • 13 min
    Understanding The Biology Of Weight Loss

    Understanding The Biology Of Weight Loss

    Biology makes it hard to lose weight, so don't beat yourself up. In this episode, we won't tell you how to lose weight — or whether you even need to . But we'll explain science, which might help you be kinder to your body. (This episode originally ran in 2019.)

    • 21 min
    Cutting Back On Pandemic Drinking

    Cutting Back On Pandemic Drinking

    Alcohol sales are high and Americans are drinking more during the pandemic. If you're thinking of cutting back or even taking a break, you're not alone. Life Kit talked to the experts about how to do that.

    • 12 min
    Avoiding The Common Cold This Year

    Avoiding The Common Cold This Year

    The common cold is especially prevalent in the winter. Luckily, many steps we're taking to avoid the coronavirus help stop the spread of the cold, too. If you get it, here's what to watch for and when to call your doctor.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
212 Ratings

212 Ratings

Bingo_96 ,

Good Overall

I like this podcast, although I wish you would have had an RD on the intuitive eating episode. Intuitive eating has become very popular over the last few years, but it is not a new idea. I wish you guys would have at least credited the dietitians that came up with the original framework if you’re not going to bring in an expert in that field.

Katze41 ,

Propaganda

This podcast never misses a chance to insert their opinions on politics and life in general.

泰书华 ,

might as well just listen to the other Life Kit

it’s all the same episodes double dipped for two podcasts. i’m unsubscribing to just hear everything on the original

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