wellness

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Tons of Free Fitness Classes at the Rittenhouse Spa & Club This Weekend

Tomorrow, Saturday, June 10th, is Global Wellness Day and the folks at The Rittenhouse Spa & Club really want to pamper you. They’re helping you get in […]

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Psst: There’s a New Wellness Fest Coming to Fishtown This Spring 

Wellness fiends, take note: Local healthy-eating gurus Jess Baumgardner (you might know her from Instagram, where she resides as @healthcoachphilly) and Kate Van Horn (again, […]

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The Checkup: How to Make Perfume and Cologne Scents Last Longer

• If you’ve always sprayed perfume or cologne on your wrists or neck, well, you’ve always been doing it wrong. Experts say there’s no proven evidence that […]

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The Checkup: Why You Don’t Need to Shower With Soap — Even After a Workout

• When you showered this morning, did you lather up with soap from head to toe? Surprise: Using soap every single day could be a really […]

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The Checkup: Ingenious Ways to Instantly Make Your Coffee Taste Better

• There’s nothing quite as wonderful as the morning-coffee routine, am I right? If you’re looking for ways to take yours up a notch or two, check out […]

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Free Acupuncture in Center City Today

I have no idea if Healing Arts Community Acupuncture timed today’s free acupuncture day just in time for the onset of Pope madness here in […]

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The Checkup: The Hot New Wellness Trend Is … Tar?

• This sticky new wellness trend — a tar-like substance called shilajit that people are taking as a supplement — is one we think we’ll pass […]

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You’re Fooling Yourself If You Think Your Treadmill Desk Counts As Exercise

I know. Treadmill desks seem like a such a great idea. You can happily clack away on your computer while offsetting some of those terrifying […]

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The Checkup: 21 Ways to Have the Best Wednesday Ever

• Here’s something I think we could all use: 21 ways to feel better—inside and out—right now. [Real Simple]

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HEADS UP: The Happy Healthy Lesbian Online Conference Starts Next Week

Your 2014 resolution to become the best lesbian you can be just became a little more attainable. Next week the Happy Healthy Lesbian Telesummit kicks […]

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I Survived Ex-Gay Therapy

A former ex-gay therapy patient speaks out about the horrors of conversion, or reparative, therapy.