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Sowing the Seeds of Recovery

Sowing the Seeds of Recovery »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Located in Canaan, CT, the Mountainside farm boasts a colorful pollinator garden, where clients at Mountainside Treatment Center can experience the healing... more

Taking Yoga Outside

Taking Yoga Outside »

By: Veronica Phobes

Acting as holistic prevention to stress, anxiety, depression, unhealthy living and overall daily dysfunction, yoga has become the catch-all answer to much of... more

Connecticut Tobacco Control

Connecticut Tobacco Control »

By: Marisa Sabowski

Tobacco use remains the nation’s leading cause of preventable death and disease, taking an estimated 480,000 lives every year. This year’s “State of... more

#GiveAFetch about yourself

#GiveAFetch about yourself »

By: Lyndsay Eliasof

Some studies show that people begin to feel less anxious after spending less than an hour with an animal. There are endless benefits from lowering your stress... more

YOUR DRUNK AUNT WAS RIGHT

YOUR DRUNK AUNT WAS RIGHT »

By: Lindsay Rizza

THE HOT TODDY CURES THE COMMON COLD. Chances are, you or someone you know had the bug last year, and you were probably looking for relief anywhere you could... more

The Wild Mushroom Hunter

The Wild Mushroom Hunter »

By: Sherri Daley

Perhaps your idea of a vacation is a river boat trip up Peruvian Amazon, disembarking to explore the dense rain forests with their towering trees and dripping... more

The Buzz About West Nile

The Buzz About West Nile »

By: Karena Garrity

It’s been super hot and super humid and the mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus are loving it! According to Philip Armstrong, Director of the... more

Total Health and Fitness

Total Health and Fitness »

By: Karena Garrity

Creating a family, as well as a fitness community, Privé Swiss Fitness located bi-coastally at the shops at Water’s Edge in Westbrook, (formerly Fitness on... more

Challenge & Perseverance lead to growth at King School

Challenge & Perseverance lead to growth at King School »

By: Staff

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Makeup Tips for the Mamas

Makeup Tips for the Mamas »

By: Ashley Nicole Gardner

Raising babies is tough. Mamas deserve to look and feel pretty. Let’s be honest some days we walk out of the house looking like a hot mess but some days we... more

Why Do We Get a Cup of Coffee

Why Do We Get a Cup of Coffee »

By: Christopher Dunn, ESQ

If we began this article with the question, “How do we decide whether to build a production plant in a third world country which causes pollution but creates... more

The Williams School – Educating the Whole Child

The Williams School – Educating the Whole Child »

By: Tom Soboleski

Super Saturdays at The Williams School (admission testing, campus tours, lunch) - December 9, January 6, February 3 & June 9 Today’s hectic world is... more

Coastal Connecticut Mom –  “Winter is Coming”

Coastal Connecticut Mom –  “Winter is Coming” »

By: Audrey Kuchen

If you watch Game of Thrones you know "Winter is Coming" is a motto of warning... and vigilance. If you are a parent living in Connecticut "Winter is... more

The Red Skye Foundation – A Better Day Tomorrow

The Red Skye Foundation – A Better Day Tomorrow »

By: Melissa Waldron

Ever heard of the ancient mariners' rhyme, 'Red sky at night, sailor's delight?' It refers to the color of an evening sky that predicts clear sailing the... more

Life is better in Nature

Life is better in Nature »

By: Dana Hilmer

Fortunately, we live in a beautiful state with gorgeous beaches, amazing hiking and biking trails and parks galore.  Good news! You don’t need to get away... more

Andrea Tore, Certified Holistic Health Counselor

Andrea Tore, Certified Holistic Health Counselor »

By: Sherri Daley

Andrea Tore of Madison, Connecticut bills herself as a personal chef, but she’s much more than that. Dietician, health counselor, teacher, coach, best... more

A ‘super food’ smoothie

A ‘super food’ smoothie »

By: Staff

A fabulous tasting and healthy ‘super food' smoothie to get the day started right! Here’s the recipe from Biologic+ Juice Cafe and She Paused Fitness... more

Where Coastal Vegans, Vegetarians Eat

Where Coastal Vegans, Vegetarians Eat »

By: Jess Hopper

Where to go for in-the-know Herbivores Coastal Connecticut is best known for its seafood, but those who follow vegetarian and vegan diets will find plenty... more

Bento Box as Cultural Lunchbox

Bento Box as Cultural Lunchbox »

By: Sherri Daley

A lunchbox with cultural flair If you’re a fan of Japanese food, your favorite restaurant has probably served you dinner in a pretty lacquered box with... more

A Collegial Spirit Uplifts Young Scholars at The Williams School

A Collegial Spirit Uplifts Young Scholars at The Williams School »

By: Owen McDonald

Small School. Big Impact. Students in grades 6–12 walk into school listening to history teacher Mr. Emanuel’s daily music selection blaring from the... more