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7 Festive (and Safe!) Ways to Celebrate the Holidays This Year

These creative ideas don’t skimp on cheer.

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How to Fall Asleep Faster, According to Science

Forget sleepy-time tea. Next time, try a handful of sour cherries.

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This City-Wide Challenge Offers Cash Prizes for Solutions to Philly’s Millennial Health Problem

The Shark-Tank style challenge is taking proposals from all Philadelphians.

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5 New Kinds of Exercise to Try That Aren’t Yoga or Running

It’s time to change it up.

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5 Scenic Waterfront Walks to Take Near Philly

Is there a prettier place to go right now than Wissahickon?

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5 Pro Tips for Running Your Own 10-Mile Race

Signed up for Broad Street? Ace the virtual run with some advice from top finishers.

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5 Great Places to Camp Near Philly

Grab the s’mores and head to the woods. These scenic campgrounds are closer than you think.

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Can Philly Recover? From COVID to Inequality, This Innovation Festival Is Dedicated to the Answer

Last year, the B.PHL Innovation Festival celebrated Philly’s future. The multi-day festival presented events and speakers (including big-name celebs like Tracee Ellis Ross, Questlove and […]

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The 5 Prettiest Places to Run in Philly

… not including the Schuylkill River Trail.

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5 Simple Switches That Can Give You More Energy

One study found a way to boost energy levels by 20 percent.

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4 Reasons to Have More Houseplants

Having more greenery at home could actually make you more productive.

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pet health benefits

5 Ways Having a Pet Can Make You Healthier

It’s not just your imagination. Having a pup may actually reduce stress, among other benefits.

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6 Online Tools For Maintaining Mental Health During Social Distancing

From mindfulness apps to guided exercises, this is how to handle stress during coronavirus.

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How to Start Meditating in a Few Easy Steps

Want to sleep better? Practicing meditation could help, research suggests.

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5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Mood

Taking photos on your phone may actually make you feel happier, some research shows.

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