Category: "Lifestyle" Articles

Trends in Orthopedic Surgery in 2022
February 3, 2022
We recently sat down with Dr. Wasik Ashraf, a New York State orthopedic surgeon, to talk about surgical trends he’s seen in the past year that will gain even more traction in 2022. Here...
6 Questions to Help You Forgive
February 3, 2022
If you had a tumor that needed to be removed immediately, and your doctor confessed that he made a mistake during the operation, leaving you with a lifetime of medical issues, what would you...
The Deal with Fiber
February 2, 2022
What is all the talk about Fiber? Where does fiber come from? What does it do for you? With technical and complex dietary information available, sometimes we just need to know the basics. Where...
How Troy Aikman’s Dreams Became a Reality
February 1, 2022
From a young age, Troy Aikman remembered only ever wanting to be a professional athlete. Now, after 12 years of playing football for the Dallas Cowboys and 21 years of being an NFL sportscaster,...
Imagination, According to 9 Austinites
February 1, 2022
At every moment, we are changing – intentionally or not. We may be changing jobs, relationships, habits or hobbies. Sometimes circumstances change, and so do we.  In March 2020, billions of people responded to...
The Imagined Life of Jourdan & Solomon
February 1, 2022
A life fulfilled doesn’t always look the way you imagine it. For some, a life fulfilled looks like a traditional family in a house with a white picket fence. For others, it looks like...
An Exploration of the Thinkery
February 1, 2022
Thinkery, originally Austin Children’s Museum, is an answer to parents’ pleas about “educational fun.” This play-based interactive museum located in Austin’s Mueller neighborhood will keep your kids entertained for hours while also teaching them...
How to Supercharge Your Connection
February 1, 2022
A strong, fulfilling sense of connection with others helps us be happier and healthier. Research shows that life satisfaction improves and we live longer when we are connected to others in meaningful ways.  However,...
5 Tips to Ease Your Dog’s Travel Stress
January 18, 2022
Travel can be stressful for you and your pup, so we’re here to ease your dog’s travel stress with five tips for keeping your dog calm while you travel. Get your dog used to...
How to Give Back Monthly This Year
January 10, 2022
Is your new year’s resolution to give back to your community more in 2022? Well, here is a way you can give back each month of the new year.  January: Donate Blood  Extremely important,...
How to Measure Success
January 8, 2022
New year, new bright and shiny goals. It’s 2022, motivation is high, gyms are packed, resolutions are set and the refrigerator is stocked with healthy food. But how long will it last? In 2019,...
How Three Austin Nurses Stayed Healthy During the Pandemic
January 1, 2022
The first year of the pandemic brought a lot of new, scary experiences. For many, it was just a matter of adapting to social distancing and wearing masks. For others, it was the loss...
Meet the Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic
January 1, 2022
Amongst the unprecedented months of uncertainty, there were people on the front lines of every occupation – whether it be providing food for the public, making sure communities were protected and, of course, saving...
How an Active Lifestyle Supports an Integrative Approach to Diabetes Care
January 1, 2022
Learn why your diabetes care plan should include more than monitoring insulin levels.  Diabetes doesn’t have to be a diagnosis to hide behind. With a personalized and integrative approach to diabetes care, a lifestyle...
A Deep Dive on the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
January 1, 2022
Not many sports require complete silence. Tennis players prefer it, but for them, it’s more about formality. For goalball players, silence is a matter of a win or loss. The arena falls silent as...
All About the Green Corn Project
January 1, 2022
When Renee Studebaker retired from the Austin American-Statesman, she remembered an organization she had written about years prior. When writing about Green Corn Project, a nonprofit that educates and builds gardens in and around...
Q&A: Meet a Stronger Austin Fitness Instructor
January 1, 2022
It’s easy to immediately think of essential workers like nurses and firefighters when talking about those who serve and support our community. However, Stronger Austin plays an important role in serving the fitness family...
3 Tips for Pursuing Recovery in the New Year
December 27, 2021
Every year as New Year’s Eve comes around, we tell ourselves we’re going to do “all the things.” Everything that’s good is in, everything that’s bad is out and we are going to be...
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