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Palm Beach Wellness

It’s February, which means plenty of people have already given up on their New Year’s resolutions. But not you! You’re still going strong. You’ve been working hard to maintain your health and fitness and you’re considering a Palm Beach vacation to treat yourself. The good news: At these resorts, you …

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Second Life Podcast: Karolína Kurková

One of the most quintessential supermodels of this generation, KarolĂ­na Kurková has made a name for herself in the fashion industry. From being featured on the cover of Vogue as one of the youngest models at just 16 years old to starring in ad campaigns and walking in shows for top …

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Power of Her Day salutes local female artists

A unique Cincinnati event, Power of Her Day, will take place on Saturday, March 7, to expose the public to the myriad talents of women artists all over the city. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., female-centric exhibits, performances, and hands-on activities can be viewed in seven area cultural settings. …

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7 Simple Habits Highly Successful People Swear By

<p class="color-body light-text”>Follow seven simple habits and you will experience success. Getty Ronit Raphael—founder of global wellness brand L.RAPHAEL—knows a thing or two about success. Besides creating a pioneering company with spas at luxury hotels and resorts around the globe, not to mention a seven-story wellness headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland …

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Saunas to Get Your Sweat On in Hoboken + Jersey City

Temperatures have dropped, which means it’s the time of year when we find ourselves daydreaming about basking in the sun at the beach rather than being bundled up in scarves and gloves. Well, if a tropical vacation is not available to you, then another way to keep warm during the …

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Lionel Buckett, owner of Wollemi Cabins, is calling for more ecotourism in the Hawkesbury

THE vast majority of the Hawkesbury is bushland, making it the perfect destination for ecotourism. Ecotourism is tourism directed towards exotic, often threatened, natural environments, intended to support conservation efforts and observe wildlife. Nature recovers around Wollemi Cabins, Berambing, after the bushfires. Pictures: Geoff Jones MORE GALLERIES Ecotourism efforts inspire …

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‘A massage a day keeps the vet away’

RASTUS is a champion pooch but after a long-lived career now craves a remedial massage to ease his sore muscles. The nine-year-old Kelpie was a state-winning obedience dog but now lives in a world of pain with arthritis and hip dysplasia. Owner Ingrid Irwin said her “best friend” was reliant …

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Women come together for inspiration, advice on Mentoring Monday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Staten Island Technical High School student Liz Yakusheua attended the Advance/SILive’s “Mentoring Monday” with the hope of obtaining some advice about a career in medicine. But she left with much more than that. A local doctor offered her the opportunity to shadow at her practice. “There …

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New VIP music festival emerges as a haute Hill Country escape

Looking to escape the madness of SXSW? Even better if the getaway includes an exclusive music festival complemented by great food and drink and serene surroundings. Called Campfire Gathering, an inaugural “adult summer camp for music lovers” that’s happening at Camp Lucy Resort in Dripping Springs, March 16-17. And this isn’t …

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Tia Mowry on Cutting Her Hair, Self-Care, and Wellness Line Anser

<p class="body-dropcap”>For Tia Mowry, a life spent almost entirely in front of television cameras has led to a long, winding—and at times complex—relationship with beauty. <p class="body-text”>For six seasons, Mowry alongside her twin sister, Tamera Mowry-Housley, were the stars of the hit sitcom Sister, Sister, as well as bona fide …

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Japanese Spa Trend Alert: Ganban Yoku Healing Hot Stones

In Japan, relaxation is an art. In fact, its influence on spa culture can be seen around the world, from shiatsu massages to the glorious onsen (thermal baths). Even in HawaiĘ»i’s spas, you can find these Japanese influences. The latest trend is the luxuriously regenerative ganban yoku, available only at Spa Pure WaikÄ«kÄ«.  This hot stone treatment is popular throughout Japan, explains Spa …

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