Health & Wellness

carnival ride

Stretching down Lake Street from Broadway Avenue to Ferndale Road, James J. Hill Days is set for September 10–12 with festivities kicking off Friday evening from 5–10 p.m. and continuing Saturday from 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

Nicole Lovald, owner of Spirit of the Lake Yoga and Wellness Center, meditates

Mindfulness is all over the place these days. But you might still be wondering, “What, exactly, is mindfulness?"

Players from the North American Pond Hockey Championship gather on the ice.

Don’t miss one of Lake Minnetonka’s favorite winter events—the North American Pond Hockey Championship.

Sheet Pan Maple Mustard Roasted Chicken and Vegetables, a recipe by Fad Free

Two Minnetonka moms provide healthy solutions for keeping New Year's resolutions.

Ruth Stricker, founder of The Marsh in Minnetonka, practice Tai Chi.

The Marsh, located in Minnetonka, has become a leader in the wellness/spa industry.

A cycling class at Moxx Cycling in Long Lake.

Two friends took a risk, partnered up and bought a cycling studio in Long Lake.

An old stethoscope sits on an old medicine book.

Thirty-nine flu cases had been reported in the town in January 1920.

A stressed child holds a teddy bear.

Just like us, kids can feel overwhelmed with demands at school or the pressure to do well in sports.

A couple on vacation

Did you know that non-travelers are significantly less active in their daily lives than people who travel?

A woman browses social media on her phone

Social media is filled with the caption and hashtag “Living my best life!” Often it accompanies a photo of someone traveling, enjoying themselves at an event or even drinking a cup of coffee. In 2005 Oprah Magazine published a book called Living Your Best Life.

The skyline of Yokohama, Japan.

When it comes to family vacations, the paths not typically taken can lead to the most interesting and fulfilling excursions.