Category: "Lifestyle" Articles

A woman pouring Kettle & Fire bone broth.
December 1, 2021
From encapsulated organs to dairy-free ice cream, Austin offers many different products to aid in your wellness journey. As a booming city in the packaged-goods world of consumers, it contains its own assortment of...
Chairs decorated for the holidays.
November 19, 2021
November is upon us, and the time to celebrate life with those that mean the most to us is here. Whether it’s hosting a friendsgiving, family Christmas or a night of New Years Eve...
November 17, 2021
Jared, tell us about Walker – you had your first season last year in the middle of COVID and it was a roaring success and now you are back for a second season. It...
A group of four donuts.
November 1, 2021
Whether it be glazed, jelly-filled or cakey, donuts are an iconic breakfast item. Naturally, donut shops are of no shortage here in Texas, with a local shop almost always around the corner. It’s a...
A person dancing in front of the sunset.
November 1, 2021
Five years ago, I began suggesting to my colleagues that, within the next several years, conversations around the topic of mental wellness would begin to be as “socially acceptable” as the ones about physical...
An assortment of West African food.
November 1, 2021
For Lawrence Eguakun, it all started with potluck dinners at the high-tech company he worked for, where he would bring West African rice, vegetables and other dishes for his co-workers to enjoy. Out of...
Healthy and unhealthy food and alcohol.
November 1, 2021
The fall and winter holidays mark a time of changing weather, sparkling decorations, family time and feasts. However, people struggling with self-image and a positive relationship with food may find the family gatherings a...
A person sitting at the end of a dock with their back turned, facing a beautiful lake with mountains.
October 29, 2021
If you’re reading this, you know that large self-help companies are in the business of making money. I, myself, have gone through over a thousand hours of similar personal development programs and multi-level certification...
October 27, 2021
Making a lifestyle transformation to reach your goals can be daunting to say the least. Committing to doing something new once can be overwhelming, let alone for LIFE. But, finding your best self is...
A man standing on a dock looking out at the mountainous landscape.
October 20, 2021
Motivation and accountability go together like mac and cheese, like jelly and peanut butter, like cardio and strength training. However, we are all motivated differently. But to understand what motivates you, you can set...
Brighton skateboarding.
October 1, 2021
Brighton Zeuner is just like any other 17-year-old girl, minus the fact that she’s also a professional skateboarder. Some notable accolades (just to mention a few, and trust us, there’s more): She was the...
A person kayaking.
October 1, 2021
An old man observed the boy throwing starfish back into the ocean.  “What are you doing?” he asked. “I’m saving these starfish,” answered the boy without stopping. Surprised, the old man said, “But there...
A group photo of people at Black Sheep Boxing.
October 1, 2021
Talk therapy is great for some, but for others, punching and kicking can be the best way to work through problems. This idea of punching out emotions is exactly what Jeffrey Meadows and Sky...
Philip Oubre smiling.
October 1, 2021
Philip Oubre is a functional medicine doctor in the Austin area who is also an accomplished Ironman triathlete. He recently sat down for an interview with AFM contributing writer and local physical therapist, Jarod...
Joel Barish on a bike in front of the Austin skyline.
October 1, 2021
When you first meet Joel Barish, you are quickly overtaken by his genuine smile. He’s quick to sign a joke, making you feel comfortable and welcomed — it doesn’t take long before you feel...
A fitness instructor in class.
October 1, 2021
Every day, in every way, Austinites are moving: high-intensity interval workouts, suspension training, kickboxing, spin, dance and barre, plus mind-body favorites like yoga and Pilates. With such a large population of workout-minded citizens, local...
LeAnn Ishcomer smiling.
October 1, 2021
LeAnn Ishcomer has been part of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department since 2009. As park ranger program manager, Ishcomer has helped the Austin Parks and Recreation Department create programs that encourage the community...
A sailboat in the water.
September 10, 2021
Founded over 20 years ago, Austin Sailing Society has connected avid and newbie sailors on Lake Travis with fun events and a comforting atmosphere. With boat ownership not required and controversial topics off the...
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