Category: "Lifestyle" Articles

How to Host a Healthy and Safe Halloween Party
October 6, 2022
Autumn is here, which means Halloween is likely on your mind. While thinking about which costume you’ll wear, you may consider hosting an event. You can see all of your loved ones and celebrate...
Running Seven Marathons in Seven Days For Multiple Sclerosis
October 1, 2022
Two years ago, Regan Zuege signed up to run about seven marathons in seven days. The problem? The longest she had ever run at the time was four miles. Zuege is an Austinite, wife,...
Top 5 CBD Places in Austin
October 1, 2022
The legalization of industrial hemp products in 2018 has led the CBD business to boom in just four years; the industry has surpassed billions of dollars in revenue due to its various healing properties...
The Science Behind Motivation
October 1, 2022
I’ve practiced nearly 2,000 hours of Pilates since 2012, and I started teaching in 2014. Becoming a teacher trained my eyes and ears in a new way. Observing a wide range of clients’ moods,...
Finding Romance in the Gym
October 1, 2022
Did you know one of the next best ways to find love may not be through dating apps but rather at the gym?  Of course, using the gym only for finding romance can be...
Q&A with Scott Flathouse: Capturing the Mind and Body
October 1, 2022
What feels almost as good as crossing the finish line? Having a great photo of yourself to document your accomplishment! Scott Flathouse has become one of the most well-known sports photographers in the Austin...
A Practical Approach to Body Positivity
October 1, 2022
We hear the term “body positivity” all the time; it’s a beautiful concept, but what does it mean? Body positivity is only an idea until we put it into action. If we break down...
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,...
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