Category: Health & Wellness

Mindfulness: with Planks & Pizza

By Erin Falls  Erin Falls is a registered dietitian and Yoga Teacher in Charlotte, NC. Her passion for helping others discover their healthiest, best life inspired her to create a business, Planks & Pizza, focused on empowering her clients to…

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Floatation for The Health of It

By Naari Honor Since the age of ancient Babylonia, society has used the start of a new year as motivation to implement personal change. Some see the process of transitioning from old to new, as just the right amount of…

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Horses That Heal

Written by: Claudia Stack | Photographed by: Virginia Gates Photography “When I am bestride him, I soar; I am a hawk; he trots the air.” Shakespeare, King Henry V         When six-year-old Wren rushes up to kiss Butterball on the nose,…

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Surfers Healing

By Ashley Baccante Surfing is a way of life for most people who grow up near the coast, and for many of those surfing lovers they pass their passion on to their children. Israel Paskowitz, a surfing lover, passed his…

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Miracle Microgreens – Much more than a garnish

Written by: Hayley Swinson Remember the bean experiment in grade school? Where your teacher wrapped a dried bean in a wet paper towel and left it by a window and a few days later it sprouted. Remember the excitement surrounding…

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Finding Your Practice: Yoga In The Cape Fear

Written by: Hayley Swinson   It was still drizzling when I arrived at the gazebo in front of Greenfield Lake Amphitheater. Encircled by large crepe myrtles and hydrangea bushes bursting with pink and blue blossoms, the gazebo was partially obscured….

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Tony Silvagni: Riding A Wave Of Success

Written by Melissa Snowden   As the sun peaks above the ocean’s horizon, it’s common to spot local pro surfer Tony Silvagni checking conditions at the various surf breaks. A long-time Pleasure Island resident, Silvagni has gained international recognition, helping…

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Little Pink Houses of Hope

Written by: Veronica Wernicke When Jeanine Patten-Coble was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 her life took on a whole new meaning. While on a run past an abandoned compound of beach houses, during a family vacation to the Outer…

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Wellness Trends for 2018

Written By: Colleen Thompson   We’ve already started adding turmeric to our lattes and taking apple cider vinegar to help us sleep better, upped our kale intake and swapped our coffee for kombucha. As spring kicks in, health and wellness are…

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Winter Blues

Written by Shaina Frank and Caitlin Goddard, MA Counseling Psychology Students – University of Denver || Photos by Nathaniel Devin      With the holiday excitement beginning to drift away from our grasp, the winter season is starting to feel…

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