Tag: wellness

Retail Therapy: Neon is the new black

By Megan Podolsky It’s going to be an early spring this year, and everyone’s eager to see what trends blossom in Alexandria. In the coming...

Life Well Lived: Seeking positive alignment with wellness in 2020

By Mara Benner It’s that time of year. As we cheer in the new year, and in this case, a new decade, each person usually...

Life Well Lived: Redefining aging in Alexandria

By Mara Benner Huaorani elders are revered for their wisdom, experience and shamanic capabilities. The elders are also thought to have magical powers that younger...

Getting in shape doesn’t have to cost money

By Adi Serbaroli People face plenty of barriers when getting themselves to exercise, but expense should not be one of them. It’s no secret the cost...

Join the local eco-living challenge

By Mara Benner Have you heard the name Greta Thunberg? She is the 16-year-old girl who recently orchestrated student-led demonstrations in 100 countries to bring...

Floating away stress and anxiety

By Mara Benner What do D.C. United’s Wayne Rooney, Olympian Carl Lewis, singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel and actor Susan Sarandon all reportedly have in common? They...

Life Well Lived: Protect your health before the storm hits

By Dr. Vivek Sinha When Hurricane Michael slammed into Florida this past month, it affected hundreds of thousands of people. Power was lost, homes were destroyed,...

Pets: How your dog affects your health

By Kim Gilliam Scientific Reports found that dogs may help reduce their owners’ risk of cardiovascular disease through companionship and by motivating their owners to be active. It...

Life Well Lived: What to know about prostate cancer

By Dr. Vivek Sinha Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer for men in the United States. It’s anticipated that 165,000 men will be...

Life Well Lived: Trauma treatment redefined

By Mara Benner Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is most often associated with veterans who have undergone significant trauma while serving our country – but PTSD...