Wellness

talking with a parent about aging

Adult children between the ages of 30 and 50 can find it daunting to navigate the conversation minefield that is end-of-life care with their parents.

Beginning a new workout program is challenging sometimes. Making the time to work out, creating a flexible schedule and setting goals is difficult enough, but include the muscle soreness that comes with adjusting to that new workout, and it may be difficult to remain on track.

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.

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