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  • The Softer Side of Yoga  Finding Balance with Yin

    The Softer Side of Yoga Finding Balance with Yin

    The Softer Side of Yoga  Finding Balance with Yin By Lisha Ross Newhall In the super connected, always on the go world we live in today, one of the many challenges we all face is finding balance, whether it’s work/life, …Read More »
  • Finding Fitness on the Wild Side

    Finding Fitness on the Wild Side

    Finding Fitness on the Wild Side By Rob Kachelriess Looking to mix up your fitness routine? It may be time to add a little animal intrigue to your workouts. A few businesses around Las Vegas know how to tap into your wild …Read More »
  • Farm Fit

    Farm Fit

    FARM FIT by Amanda M. Quinn      You’re half way through  2019 and sticking to your resolution to get in shape. Perhaps you’ve bought a gym membership, hired a personal trainer or embarked on a new diet. But what if I …Read More »
  • In Pursuit of Patience

    In Pursuit of Patience

    In Pursuit of Patience: Cultivating Composure in a Right-Now World By Michelle Vessel Instant downloads. Online streaming. Paying with a wave of your phone. Getting groceries or takeout delivered with the click of an app. Communicating by way of emoji-laden …Read More »
  • Traveling Like a Minimalist –  Getting Out More With Less

    Traveling Like a Minimalist – Getting Out More With Less

    So, how’s that New Year’s resolution coming? You know, the one where you promised to travel more and get out of the borders of your hometown. No judgment here – I know how travel can be. Sometimes it’s expensive, it …Read More »
  • Spring Fever | RX for Seasonal Allergies

    Spring Fever | RX for Seasonal Allergies

    Fresh flowers, busy bees, green grass and weather that just makes you want to play in the park all signify the renewal and rejuvenation of spring time. But for more than 35 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, this …Read More »
  • Putting Spring Back In Your Skin

    Putting Spring Back In Your Skin

    The elongated chilly evenings are soon to be replaced by those big yellow rays gleaming through the mountain peaks. Families are preparing for a splish-splash into spring break getaways and Moms are finally taking a few seconds to think beyond …Read More »
  • Crowdsourcing Self-Control: Success Through Accountability

    Crowdsourcing Self-Control: Success Through Accountability

    By: Michelle Vessel Anyone who has ever sworn off a bad habit at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve or filled out an annual self-evaluation form at work is probably already familiar with the concept of SMART goals. …Read More »
  • Mood, Metabolism and Math – The Benefits of a Good Breakfast

    Mood, Metabolism and Math – The Benefits of a Good Breakfast

    By Michelle Vessel Don’t swim for thirty minutes after eating. Eat spicy foods and you’ll get ulcers. Feed a cold, starve a fever. Some of the sage bits of food-related wisdom that our mothers and grandmothers passed down haven’t stood …Read More »
  • Think Pink!

    Think Pink!

    By Aly Wagonseller Much more than a fundraiser, the Southern Nevada Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is underway in a sea of pink! A celebration of life as well as a tribute to the memory …Read More »
  • Together We Can…Grassroots Philanthropy for a Better Community

    Together We Can…Grassroots Philanthropy for a Better Community

    By Aly Wagonseller   It is estimated that 85% of American households donate or volunteer their time to charitable causes. Yet, the dynamics of giving are changing. It’s not just the Warren Buffets of the world who are out to …Read More »
  • Where There’s a Will…A New Path to Self-Control

    Where There’s a Will…A New Path to Self-Control

    By Michelle Vessel You know the drill: it’s the first Monday in January, and you start out strong in your quest to lose weight, quit smoking or live more frugally. Tuesday and Wednesday are tough, but you hang in there. …Read More »
  • No Rest for the Weary – The Battle Against Insomnia

    No Rest for the Weary – The Battle Against Insomnia

    By Mike Sweeney We’ve all had our share of sleepless nights. You know, the ones spent lying awake in bed, thinking about that big project coming due or paying down those credit card bills that have been piling up. Or …Read More »
  • Serving with Smarts

    Serving with Smarts

    By Michelle Vessel   Forget about money; volunteers make the world go ‘round. Whether you’re called to serve as a Sunday school teacher, Girl Scout troop leader or an envelope stuffer for your favorite nonprofit, chances are you’ve donated your …Read More »
  • A Mental Tune-Up – Mood Music for a Happy Life

    A Mental Tune-Up – Mood Music for a Happy Life

    By Michelle Vessel We’ve all had experiences that underscore the profound connection between music and mood. Think of that final stretch of an arduous jog, when your jelly-like legs feel like they just can’t take anymore… until your playlist delivers …Read More »
  • Embracing Your Inner Caveman –  Natural Food for Better Health

    Embracing Your Inner Caveman – Natural Food for Better Health

    By Andrea Conway The fundamentals preached by today’s nutrition and fitness experts have remained consistent for decades: eat a healthy, balanced diet and get plenty of exercise.  But while many people will join a gym or take up a sport …Read More »
  • In the Moment: The Benefits of Mindful Living

    In the Moment: The Benefits of Mindful Living

     By Brian Sodoma Many people would agree that life is better today than it was 50 years ago. Everything seems faster, lighter and more organized. We’ve traded our rotary phones and clunky address books for all-in-one iGadgets. On the down …Read More »
  • Help and Hope – Alternative Therapies for People with Special Needs

    Help and Hope – Alternative Therapies for People with Special Needs

    By Lindsay Minor If anything is for certain, it’s that life is a journey fraught with many challenges and as many ups as there are downs. That is the case with all people, but for those who face life with …Read More »
  • Mantra Mystique – Calming the Monkey Mind

    Mantra Mystique – Calming the Monkey Mind

    By Lisha Ross You don’t need to be a Buddhist monk or master of Zen meditations to understand the Eastern philosophy of the “monkey mind”. Just take a minute to notice the way your brain jumps from one thought to …Read More »
  • Pinktober – A Month of Breast Cancer Awareness

    Pinktober – A Month of Breast Cancer Awareness

    By Lisha Ross Each October a very special thing happens. The streets are colored pink as girls, women and the gentlemen who love them band together in the battle against breast cancer. Yes, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is afoot, and …Read More »
  • Pounds vs. Progress – Breaking Free from Scale Tyranny

    Pounds vs. Progress – Breaking Free from Scale Tyranny

    By Michelle Vessel You’re locked in an intense battle of the bulge. For the last few days, you’ve been a model dieter, keeping portion sizes in check, steering clear of junk foods, sweets and extra snacks. You’ve hit the gym …Read More »
  • When the Travel Bug Bites…Staying Healthy on Vacation

    When the Travel Bug Bites…Staying Healthy on Vacation

    By Patricia A. Guth  Being sick is never fun, but when you or a loved one becomes ill while traveling, it’s a real downer. Not only does it ruin your vacation, but it also prompts concerns about healthcare services away …Read More »
  • The Diet of Leonardo Da Vinci : Secrets for Eating Your Way to Genius

    The Diet of Leonardo Da Vinci : Secrets for Eating Your Way to Genius

    By: Heather Shanks  Imagine a colleague who effortlessly draws up the perfect storyboard for a critical ad campaign, then gives a flawless profit and loss presentation at a press conference. After that, he heads off to teach a course on …Read More »
  • Once Upon a Time

    Once Upon a Time

    The Art of Telling Interesting Stories By Michelle Vessel You’re laughing it up at a cocktail party with a group of old friends and new acquaintances. Suddenly, there’s a lull in the conversation, and you decide to launch into a …Read More »
  • The Softer Side of Yoga Finding Balance with Yin - The Softer Side of Yoga  Finding Balance with Yin By Lisha Ross Newhall In the super connected, always on the go world we live in today, one of the many challenges we all face is finding balance, whether it’s work/life, activity/leisure or exercise/rest. Most of us tend to gravitate to the extreme–working long hours, hitting […]
  • Finding Fitness on the Wild Side - Finding Fitness on the Wild Side By Rob Kachelriess Looking to mix up your fitness routine? It may be time to add a little animal intrigue to your workouts. A few businesses around Las Vegas know how to tap into your wild side and keep your body in top condition.   Stretching out with Goats Goat yoga […]
  • Farm Fit - FARM FIT by Amanda M. Quinn      You’re half way through  2019 and sticking to your resolution to get in shape. Perhaps you’ve bought a gym membership, hired a personal trainer or embarked on a new diet. But what if I were to tell you to abandon those mainstream options to go live on a farm […]
  • In Pursuit of Patience - In Pursuit of Patience: Cultivating Composure in a Right-Now World By Michelle Vessel Instant downloads. Online streaming. Paying with a wave of your phone. Getting groceries or takeout delivered with the click of an app. Communicating by way of emoji-laden texts, often in as few actual words as possible. In the hyper-paced, technology-centric world we’re […]
  • Traveling Like a Minimalist – Getting Out More With Less - So, how’s that New Year’s resolution coming? You know, the one where you promised to travel more and get out of the borders of your hometown. No judgment here – I know how travel can be. Sometimes it’s expensive, it can be stressful and sometimes it’s a downright pain in the butt. However, research indicates […]
  • Spring Fever | RX for Seasonal Allergies - Fresh flowers, busy bees, green grass and weather that just makes you want to play in the park all signify the renewal and rejuvenation of spring time. But for more than 35 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, this time of year also ushers in some unwelcome guests; Sneezy, Stuffy, Wheezy, Dopey, Watery, Runny […]
  • Putting Spring Back In Your Skin - The elongated chilly evenings are soon to be replaced by those big yellow rays gleaming through the mountain peaks. Families are preparing for a splish-splash into spring break getaways and Moms are finally taking a few seconds to think beyond packing lunch boxes and carting kids to activities. Post getting-the-kids-out –the-door haze, you walk past […]
  • Crowdsourcing Self-Control: Success Through Accountability - By: Michelle Vessel Anyone who has ever sworn off a bad habit at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve or filled out an annual self-evaluation form at work is probably already familiar with the concept of SMART goals. For decades, the conventional wisdom has held that in order to have the best shot […]
  • Mood, Metabolism and Math – The Benefits of a Good Breakfast - By Michelle Vessel Don’t swim for thirty minutes after eating. Eat spicy foods and you’ll get ulcers. Feed a cold, starve a fever. Some of the sage bits of food-related wisdom that our mothers and grandmothers passed down haven’t stood the test of time. But if they constantly implored you to enjoy a hearty, well-balanced […]
  • Think Pink! - By Aly Wagonseller Much more than a fundraiser, the Southern Nevada Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is underway in a sea of pink! A celebration of life as well as a tribute to the memory of those who’ve lost their fight to breast cancer, this year’s event marks the eighteenth […]