Category: "Lifestyle" Articles

Why You Should Be Thinking Long Term
September 15, 2022
Why is it that so many people rush to get in shape as soon as it gets warm outside?  Human beings are great at thinking in the short term. After all, when we lived...
Top 6 Outdoor Rock Climbing Near Austin
September 9, 2022
When it’s not 110 degrees outside, Austin has some of the best bouldering and sport climbing spots for rock climbing enthusiasts. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, these hidden gems provide great climbing for...
Exotic Furry Friends You Can Own in Texas
September 3, 2022
Owning an exotic pet can be an exciting adventure, however, it’s important to remember they might be a bit different from your conventional house cat or dog and, therefore, have more specific needs.  Exotic...
Street Cat Rescue Provides Sanctuary for Feral Cats in Austin
September 1, 2022
Eighteen years ago, Donna Powell decided to help stray cats through a process called trap/neuter/release (TNR). She trapped feral cats, had them spayed or neutered, and returned them to the streets. When she realized...
Jumping Into the Texas Equestrian Team Experience
September 1, 2022
Without the Texas Equestrian Team, Bella Thayer would be left without an outlet in college to pursue her passion for horses and Michael Chan would never have known the joys of riding. Luckily, the...
Our Guide to Horseback Riding in Austin
September 1, 2022
Equine exercise is a great way to get both your mind and body active. A person of any age is a great candidate to start the ever-so-exciting horse riding experience, whether you’re 6 or...
How AFS Provides Sanctuary for Farm Animals Across the Southern U.S.
September 1, 2022
Austin Farm Sanctuary has been providing at-risk animals a forever home since 2016, and it all started by accident.  Located on 40 acres of land, AFS is a nonprofit that rescues farm animals from...
Therapy Pet Pals of Texas Brings Pups to Institutionalized People
September 1, 2022
As a loving Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Daisy and a friendly, caring Goldendoodle named Lucy entered each room at the Longleaf Bee Cave assisted living facility, their warm demeanor and sweet disposition immediately lifted...
Top 5 Zoo and Safari Experiences in Texas
September 1, 2022
The Fort Worth Zoo and Fossil Rim are the larger and more well-known zoos/safari experiences in Texas for a reason. However, the smaller, more hidden ones are still worth the visit. Here are some...
Fitness and Nutrition Tips For Those With Thyroid Problems
August 24, 2022
For those with thyroid issues, everything from menstrual cycles to hair texture can be affected While fitness and nutrition are vital in alleviating symptoms, there are unbeknownst secrets about them (i.e. fitness could possibly...
Where to Find Local Activewear and Outdoor Gear for Kids
August 4, 2022
Finding quality activewear nearby is one thing, but finding it for kids is an entirely new hassle. Here is a list of the best local places to find your kids climbing shoes, fishing shirts,...
This Social Circus Helps Austin Youth Rise to Their Potential
August 1, 2022
For the past 17 years, Callie Brown has struggled with anxiety. On top of that, she was diagnosed with autism early this year, making it sometimes a challenge for her to do daily activities....
A Young Climbers’ Journey to Become Youth National Champion
August 1, 2022
Climbing up the 15-meter-wall, the boy was neck and neck with his opponent. Grabbing onto each red hold and propelling himself up, the young climber raced to the finish line. Reaching the top, the...
Meet the Austin Fencers Club
August 1, 2022
In the gymnasium of the Red River Church, foils and epees are clashing with each other in a bout of fencing. They start off with a salute, blade raised in front of them before...
How G10 Academy Helps Student-Athletes Become Legends
August 1, 2022
Although Houston and Dallas lead the numbers in Texas NFL player production, Austin is catching up as they’ve produced around 70 players since 1952. These players include Indianapolis Colts’ tight end Kylen Granson and...
Little Yogis Bring Peace to Austin Through Yoga Peace School
August 1, 2022
An Dang was enthused to hear that her daughter’s teachers noticed her heightened emotional intelligence and how it compared to other students. The reason being? Yoga. Aside from the physical benefits of developing motor...
Behind the Marching Bands of Austin ISD
August 1, 2022
Marching bands make football games sound like football games. They create the pre-game pageantry and hype, and they power their school’s players, fans, cheerleaders and drill teams with pop songs, fight songs and “let’s...
Meet the Man Behind Capital City Soccer Club
August 1, 2022
Patrick Miller, the founder and Director of Coaching of Capital City Soccer Club, felt his most comfortable on the soccer field from a young age. Miller grew up in the Dallas area with two...
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