Wellness

Dog waiting to play in a tidy home

Pets bring endless joy, comfort and love. I have two rescued greyhounds that are 11 years old and retired from racing. Taking my furry friends on daily walks keeps me active.

A child poses for a photo with a group of locals while on vacation.

How to reframe your mindset when traveling with kids.

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.

A woman takes a picture during a solo travel vacation.

While it might sound intimidating, solo travel is good for the mind, body and soul.

A sober woman refuses a shot of whiskey.

How to navigate life without alcohol.

A fitness class at Vibe Dance and Fitness, a boutique dance studio in Minnetonka

National and international dance champion Cortney Colich knew she had a great idea: create a dance studio that blends dance and fitness.

A stack of balanced rocks on a shoreline, a metaphor for achieving a balanced life.

Life coach Nicole Lovald often hears the question, "How do I live a more balanced life?"

Hannah and Natalie Van Ochten, two sisters and Minnetonka High School grads now pursuing medical careers.

Hannah and Natalie Van Ochten take parallel paths in their careers to help others.

People stretch at Donation Yoga Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka.

Care for yourself and your community at donation yoga.

Need to hit the reset button on your sleep habits? The Better Pillow might be able to help.

Talking with someone for the first time can go in a few directions—conversation can feel stilted and forced, or words can flow with ease and topics take pleasant turns like a gentle breeze. An interview with therapist Tammie Rosenbloom yielded the latter.

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