Tag: "wellness" Articles

May 10, 2021
We live in a world where we’re constantly distracted.  Your phone dings and you suddenly stop what you were doing to pick it up. Your apps create urgent, red dots and notifications that sometimes...
May 1, 2021
Many often forget that the skin is the body’s largest organ, with the average person having roughly 300 million skin cells. Just like the gut, the skin has a microbiome that hosts five trillion...
March 1, 2021
Ever since birth, I’ve had a dog in my life. To date, there have been 14 — each a bookmark for different chapters in this journey: Chica (1-3. Growing up we had three collies...
August 24, 2020
When you were younger, did you keep a diary? There isn’t a rule that says you have to give up that habit as you get older. Journaling actually offers significant health benefits and can...
August 1, 2020
AOMA’s name, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, echoes the movement toward an integrative, holistic approach to healthcare involving practitioners of both Western and Asian medicine. AOMA trains its students to be able to...
July 31, 2020
Each year, Americans spend roughly $33 billion on diets and weight management strategies. Every option has a common denominator: they’re all short-term solutions. Diets are designed to yield quick results due to their heavy...
May 1, 2020
Austin-based travel writer and New York Times bestselling author, Matt Kepnes, shares his COVID-19 experience. “Hey everybody! Greetings from inside my apartment,” Matthew Kepnes, a world traveler — and fellow Austinite —begins in an...
April 13, 2020
Health might seem like a goal, but it’s actually more like a lifelong journey. After all, it’s not just about achieving health, it’s also about nurturing and maintaining it throughout the years in order...
April 12, 2020
5 resilient plants that will make your air easier to breathe.
April 10, 2020
Q:What is acupuncture? A: Acupuncture is an energetic and physical prompt to your body’s own natural self-healing abilities. The gentle insertion of hair-thin needles at specific meridian points on the body eliminates “roadblocks” in...
April 8, 2020
Many Americans now find themselves welcomed to the wonderful world of telecommuting — even if they didn’t request the perk. That’s OK. Working from home offers a ton of advantages, not the least of...
April 6, 2020
People usually reach the peak of their physical functioning in their 20s and early 30s. After that, things start changing. The rate of the change is individual, and it depends on genetics, lifestyle choices...
March 30, 2020
During this time of managing the coronavirus pandemic and sheltering in place, we’d like to share some tips for how to stay happy and lower stress at home. There’s increased anxiety and overwhelm for...
March 1, 2020
The New ‘Mommy Makeover:” HIFEM Technology What if one technology can help diastasis recti and incontinence in a matter of 30 minutes? Betty Cravens, owner of Simple Radiance Medspa, shares how HIFEM (Hi-Intensity Focused...
March 1, 2020
SXSW 2020 is just around the corner. Whether you’re a local basking in the fun or you’re an out-of-towner looking to take advantage of all Austin has to offer, you’ll need some down time...
March 1, 2020
If you’re like most health-minded folks, you’re probably following some sort of routine to get in shape and burn off that winter layer. You’re hitting the gym, eating healthy, and maybe even laying off...
February 1, 2020
With the couch, a snack and your favorite TV show at your fingertips, the thought of a night in  with you and your partner may make going to the weight room sound like more...
February 1, 2020
When people are asked at the end of life what mattered the most to them, they often say the quality of the relationships they were able to build — the love they had the...
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