health and wellness

May 14, 2021
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Take Time for You with Harmony Harvest

by joeyphoenix
Sometimes when you’re trying to take care of your mind and your body, it helps to have tools in your pocket that will make it easier. In this post, Elizabeth Childs (she/her/hers) of Harmony Harvest gives us some insights on what she does to cope with stress, and how to use CBD to manage pain, anxiety, and stress. You can
May 14, 2021
May 4, 2021
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Slow Down for Clarity with Jess Brand of Tasteful Skin

by joeyphoenix
It’s time to take a breather. In this post, learn how Jess Brand (she/her/hers) of Tasteful Skin slows down to recenter. As a busy mom and entrepreneur, it’s so important for her to take care of her mind and her body – as it is for all of us. She’s giving us some helpful advice that we can use too.
May 4, 2021
April 26, 2021
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3 Ways the Peabody Essex Museum is Helping the Community Be Well This Season

by joeyphoenix
By Joey Phoenix This past Winter, The Peabody Essex Museum launched its new wellness initiative: Being Well, which seeks to improve the physical, emotional, and spiritual well being of local and global communities through mindfulness, movement, meditation, art-making, and storytelling.  Being Well was created by Bethany Beatrice (she/her/hers – Manager of Public Programs), Danielle Olsen (she/her/hers – Associate Director of
April 26, 2021
April 22, 2021
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#StressAwarenessMonth – 7 Products to Help You Relax

by joeyphoenix
Take a deep breath. We’re in the thick of a Massachusetts false spring (also known as third winter) and it’s hard being a human. Step 1: Drink WaterStep 2: Relax your jawStep 3: Take another breath One you’ve done that, take a next step and dive into some self-care with a little help from these 7 products. Calming Balm from
April 22, 2021
April 15, 2021
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3 Keys for Coping with Stress – Tradewinds Learning

by joeyphoenix
We’re continuing our #StressAwarenessMonth highlights with Abby Myette of Tradewinds Learning. In this great video, Abby gives 3 keys for coping with stress, answers the question of “why is our culture so stressed out?”, and tells us some great advice about how to stay grounded! To learn more about Abby and Tradewinds Learning, go to https://www.tradewindslearning.com Video Transcript: I will
April 15, 2021
April 5, 2021
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Not Just a Studio, a Community at Soul City Yoga

by joeyphoenix
by Joey Phoenix Lynn-native Shanel Anderson (she/her/hers) is a business woman, yoga instructor, and the co-founder of Soul City Yoga. She and her business partner Sarah Bailey (she/her/hers) have carried the studio, which has locations in both Lynn (271 Western Ave.) and Malden (210 Pleasant Street.), through the pandemic with sheer determination and the support of their community.  “It has
April 5, 2021
October 23, 2020
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North Shore Pride Community Forum: It’s Ok to Not Be Ok

by joeyphoenix
from North Shore Pride Content Warning: This video may not be suitable for young viewers as it is a frank discussion of healthcare issues surrounding the LGBTQ+ community. Last night North Shore Pride hosted their October community forum: It’s Ok to Not Be Ok. The discussion centered on health and health policy for the LGBT community in light of October
October 23, 2020
April 1, 2020
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Eating for Nourishment with Little Radish Provisions

by joeyphoenix
by Joey Phoenix Images courtesy of Little Radish Provisions What does it mean to eat for nourishment? It’s more than just eating healthily or choosing local and seasonal, it’s a conscious choice to treat your body with kindness and compassion. In the current environment with most people staying inside and ordering their meals online or via shopping services, nourishment can
April 1, 2020
August 28, 2019
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The Darkness in Me Recognizes the Darkness in You with Black Widow Yoga

by cns2020
Tina Moroney of Black Widow Yoga talks emotional processing, yoga stereotypes, and what it means to really leave it all on the mat. by Joey Phoenix Yoga is a cultural phenomenon often associated with kombucha, lululemon, and Instagram lifestyle models. There’s yoga for moms-to-be, yoga with goats and rabbits, and even yoga on paddleboards. Although these bright modern traditions are
August 28, 2019
April 25, 2019
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From Warrior I to Child's Pose – North Shore Yoga That Stands Out

by cns2020
Living in a creative-centered area like the North Shore comes with its own special set of benefits. Your food is exceptional, your shopping choices are original, and even your yoga studios come with their own distinctive attractions. There’s a yoga class for every taste and personality, all within a few miles of each other, and some of them within the
April 25, 2019