Smudging 101

This ancient practice has made quite a comeback in today's wellness scene. Here we explore the origin, purpose, and modern uses surrounding sage.

6 Simple Food Swaps to Help Fight Inflammation

"The more anti-inflammatory foods we consume, the less likely we are to experience certain chronic health problems."

5 Florida Plants with Health Benefits

Not only are these plants marvelously ornamental, but you can take advantage of their medicinal or cosmetic properties.

The Foam Roller and Myofascial Release

Athletes and personal trainers have long used foam rollers to relieve muscle soreness...

4 Ways to Tone Up by the Beach

In Southwest Florida, one of the best ways to mix up a mundane workout routine is to hit the beach...

Jettison Jet Lag

Monica Otero Woodward, medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center of SW Florida (, shares three tips to beat jet lag on your next trip.

Kombucha Craze: 3 Places to Try It in Town

Kombucha, a tart and effervescent fermented tea beverage, is infiltrating the health-conscious community.

5 Essential Oils That Can Help Your Body Heal

Since ancient times, essential oils have been used to help treat such common ailments.

Serenity Now

Cultivate a state of mind and body wellness by making your home a sanctuary with stylish Zen accents.

5 Tips For Better Posture

Medical studies continue to prove Mom was right: You do need to sit up straighter.

Five Simple Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, take a few simple steps to reduce your environmental footprint and show appreciation for our planet.

Top Running Essentials

A lifelong runner, Carl Egbert is up before dawn each morning for his daily run.

Nutritious Recipes From Dr. Weil

Neapolitans who are keeping nutrition in mind may want to try the health-focused cuisine of restaurant chain True Food Kitchen, which recently opened a location in Naples.

4 Leafy Greens You Should Be Eating

Try adding these leafy greens to your diet for more nuanced flavor and nutrition. 1. Beet - Leaves from root vegetables take on some of...

Q&A with Professional Organizer Marla Ottenstein

Hopelessly disorganized? Take charge of your space with tips from a local pro.

Q&A with Sports Dietitian Kate Moran

March is National Nutrition Month, so we caught up with Kate Moran, nutrition blogger and sports dietitian for the Minnesota Twins Academy in Fort Myers, to talk nutrition, diet fads, and how a dietitian can help you—athlete or not—live your best life.