Wellness

Lavender essential oils ready to use.

Humans in most every culture have long sought the potential benefits of medicinal plants. In contemporary society, essential oils have gained traction as a go-to remedy for conditions like headache and insomnia, and we wanted to know more. So, we asked Lynn A.

Using an acupuncture needle.

The health of the human body revolves around its interactions with the surrounding environment—creating the yin and yang philosophy.

Flexologist assists with stretches during stretch session.

Fitness recovery is the latest health trend and taking the time to slow down plays an important role; after all, we perform our best when we feel our best.

A grandfather and grandson play superheroes

This year, forget about the usual resolutions and the superficial promises of vanity at New Year’s.

Rhonda Habel flexes at UpLift Guided Fitness in Woodbury

UpLift Guided Fitness member Rhonda Habel's fitness journey can be summarized in one word: restarting.

Margaret Wachholz's tartan tablecloth

There are so many things to do this time of year: concerts, work parties, entertaining—an exquisite yet exhausting sensory overload. So, it’s not a bad idea to stop and collect ourselves over a beer or a coffee.

A woman enjoys a glass of water in the Woodhouse Day Spa - Woodbury waiting room

Woodbury’s new Woodhouse Day Spa will change the way you view self-care.

Two men meet at a support group for men's mental health

Our senior living columnist has a suggestion for overcoming the stigma of men’s mental health.

A small dog wearing sunglasses.

Here are some top tips to keep your pets healthy as we move into the dog days of summer.

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