Mental Health

15 Ways to Live a Healthier Life

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Chicago's Susan Good and Dr. Oz share 15 theories on how to live a happier, healthier life. more

Sep 23, 2016 3:00 PM Love

Children's clothing designer Shannon Rihm of Jak & Peppar shares the secrets to her success, as well as how she spends her time putting balance back into her busy life. more

Feb 14, 2016 7:45 AM Balance

Master mixologist Becci Visconti West talks about how she fills her Sunday with family time and downtime when she's not mixing, managing, and teaching others how to make a mean drink. more

Jan 24, 2016 7:45 AM Balance

Each day the sun rises and sets, our hopes are refreshed with potential, and our eyes are enlightened with new possibilities. At midnight, we are allotted another regiment of 86,400 seconds for each new day. What to do with them? more

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Carrie Nahabedian, award-winning chef of NAHA and Brindille, talks about life as a chef and how she enjoys a relaxing holiday in Chicago. more

Dec 13, 2015 7:45 AM Balance

Alpana Singh of The Boarding House and Seven Lions shares how she catches some R&R after a busy day at the restaurant. more

Dec 6, 2015 7:45 AM Balance


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The eyes are the windows to the soul – and so is a woman’s purse. Check out what’s in acupuncturist and herbalist Jin H. Ngan’s. more


Stay healthy during the holidays and try these tips from Equinox Group Fitness Manager Julie Bells and keep off the couch and the trans-fat. more

Nov 26, 2015 7:45 AM Health

Fashion photographer Jackie Trezzo chills out by hanging out at Humboldt Park's coolest spots to relax and rewind. Her go-to balance tip? "Pocket rocks." Read on to find out how they can help you center your inner-crazy. more

Nov 15, 2015 7:45 AM Balance

Jackie Lomax is the founder and executive director of Girls 4 Science, Chicago’s only science initiative exclusively for 10 to 18 year-old girls interested in learning more about STEM industries (science, technology, economics, and math). more

Oct 25, 2015 7:45 AM Balance

In the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one woman shares her painful story about losing her mom to cancer and how she handled the grieving process. more

Oct 22, 2015 7:45 AM Balance 1 Comments

Fitness guru shares fun tips for thinking like a gridiron athlete. more

Oct 10, 2015 7:45 AM Health

If we had to pick one word to describe King it would be accomplished. The Chicago native is a classically trained chef who learned how to create wood-fired bread long before opening her bakery, Hewn, in Evanston. more

Sep 20, 2015 7:45 AM Balance

We normally highlight one amazing woman each Sunday, but this week, we have a double-whammy: the two talented go-getters behind Bread & Wine. These ladies each have two jobs and raise a family to boot. It's time to get inspired. more

Aug 30, 2015 7:45 AM Balance

Stuck in relationship limbo? Trying to hold on to the past? Learn when it's time to let go and move on with your life. more

Aug 22, 2015 7:45 AM Love

Feeling sluggish lately? We're not surprised. Almost every study of office workers indicates that productivity slows during the summer months. Ahead, what you can do about it. more

Aug 17, 2015 7:45 AM Work + Money

Want to feel more youthful? The secret isn't in your skincare routine. In fact, just a few tweaks to your office environment can have you feeling like a kid again! more

Jul 27, 2015 7:45 AM Work + Money

Michelle Forst, Senior Stylist at George the Salon, is on her feet all day six days a week. The hair guru tells us how she decompresses and shares her tips for loving yourself and loving your life. more


A weekly dose of inspiration from busy Chicago women who still manage to stay balanced no matter what their career—or life—throws their way. more

Jul 19, 2015 7:45 AM Balance

Traveling this summer? FitGirl Wellness has some tips for keeping your health on track while you're on the road. more

Jul 18, 2015 7:45 AM Health

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