Wellness

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In the wake of COVID-19, Dawn Bennett says many people have experienced a collective trauma, especially when it comes to resuming consensual touch, but she offers a remedy. “My goal is: Let’s recover from this as efficiently and as well as we can,” she says.

Elderberries for home remedies

In January—often a time of colds and sniffles—I look to a medicine shelf full of dried wild and weedy plants and mushrooms I collected during the warmer months.

A cup of coffee sits near reading glasses and a book in a cozy nook.

Writer and podcast host Natalie Webster spent her entire adult life raising other people. Now she's only got one focus - herself.

A girl eats an ice cream cone.

By stripping away our thoughts and allowing ourselves to truly experience something, we may be surprised by the wonder and joy that it brings.

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.

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