Wellness

beauty treatments

With an emphasis on ease and comfort, a more natural approach to beauty is taking the world by storm.

Illustration of exercising brain

“I can do it,” I always say. But getting the motivation to exercise every day can be challenging. Luckily, it gets easier over time and is directly linked to significant neurological payoffs that last for decades.

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.

Hemp recipes for relief

Ever since his start in the field of human physiology some 20-something years ago, Woodbury native David Sutton has been intrigued by the potentials of cannabidiol (CBD) therapy.

Running on a treadmill at home.

Establishing or renewing fitness goals is characteristic of our collective optimism when entering a new year. Clean slates and fresh starts are often exactly what’s needed to inspire movement toward improved health and wellness.

Candles to help with hygge.

Evening settles over the tundra early in January when Minnesotans experience only eight hours of daylight, half of what we get to enjoy in the summer months.

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.

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