Mental Health

I hope that your awareness of these few points below may help you live more in alignment with what feels authentic to you and helps you process your #MeToo moment (whether you are a man or woman***) Read more

Think About It

Erica Hornthal provides psychotherapy using a combination of movement and talk therapy to integrate mind, body, and spirit at CHicago Dance Therapy. With a commitment to self care, healing and community, she has wisdom to share with us. Read more

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15 Ways to Live a Healthier Life

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Chicago's Susan Good and Dr. Oz share 15 theories on how to live a happier, healthier life. Read more


Children's clothing designer Shannon Rihm of Jak & Peppar shares the secrets to her success, as well as how she spends her time putting balance back into her busy life. Read more

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Master mixologist Becci Visconti West talks about how she fills her Sunday with family time and downtime when she's not mixing, managing, and teaching others how to make a mean drink. Read more

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Each day the sun rises and sets, our hopes are refreshed with potential, and our eyes are enlightened with new possibilities. At midnight, we are allotted another regiment of 86,400 seconds for each new day. What to do with them? Read more


Carrie Nahabedian, award-winning chef of NAHA and Brindille, talks about life as a chef and how she enjoys a relaxing holiday in Chicago. Read more

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Alpana Singh of The Boarding House and Seven Lions shares how she catches some R&R after a busy day at the restaurant. Read more

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Photo credit: Todd Rosenberg

The eyes are the windows to the soul – and so is a woman’s purse. Check out what’s in acupuncturist and herbalist Jin H. Ngan’s. Read more

Quick tips

Stay healthy during the holidays and try these tips from Equinox Group Fitness Manager Julie Bells and keep off the couch and the trans-fat. Read more


Fashion photographer Jackie Trezzo chills out by hanging out at Humboldt Park's coolest spots to relax and rewind. Her go-to balance tip? "Pocket rocks." Read on to find out how they can help you center your inner-crazy. Read more

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Jackie Lomax is the founder and executive director of Girls 4 Science, Chicago’s only science initiative exclusively for 10 to 18 year-old girls interested in learning more about STEM industries (science, technology, economics, and math). Read more

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In the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one woman shares her painful story about losing her mom to cancer and how she handled the grieving process. Read more


Fitness guru shares fun tips for thinking like a gridiron athlete. Read more


If we had to pick one word to describe King it would be accomplished. The Chicago native is a classically trained chef who learned how to create wood-fired bread long before opening her bakery, Hewn, in Evanston. Read more

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    David T Kindler

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    David T Kindler