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Laura Brzyski

Health and Wellness Editor

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This New Mini Spa Wants to Help You Slow Down With Your Wellness

Note to Self Wellness in Olde Kensington offers restorative massages, facials, acupuncture sessions and more.

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Say Hello to Philly’s New Bold, Super Moody Holistic Wellness Boutique

Center City’s Modrn Sanctuary features a chakra-balancing crystal light bed, an infrared sauna, a menu of facials and massages, and more.

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12 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails a Short Drive From Philly

No time for a day trip? No problem.

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How to Rebound From All the Sleep You Lost During the World Series

Because we’re all really tired.

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Want to Freeze Your Eggs? Here’s What You Need to Know

The ultimate guide to putting those suckers on ice (erm, in liquid nitrogen).

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Here Are the Three Finalists for This Year’s Health Hero Challenge

Vote now through November 14th to help determine the 2022 Be Well Philly Health Hero.

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The Best Philly-Area Shops For Your Next Witchy Haul

Here’s where to find all things metaphysical and ritual — like crystals, tarot and oracle decks, energy-clearing kits, and more.

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Fall Allergies Suck This Year. Here’s Why

Plus, what you can do to find relief, and how to know whether you’ve got allergies, a cold, the flu, or COVID.

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17 Scenic Fall Foliage-Filled Hikes Near Philadelphia

Do all your leaf-peeping at these local parks, trails and nature preserves within 45 minutes of the city.

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Local Boxer Maleek Jackson Shares What it Was Like Training the Rocky, the Musical Cast

The South Philly native and owner of his namesake Northern Liberties boxing gym has his own underdog story.

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Where to Find Sound Bath Meditation in and Around Philly

These local people and places offer sound healing with singing bowls, gongs, chimes and more.

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Where to Pick Pumpkins in and Around Philadelphia This Fall

Check out these delightful local pumpkin patches where you can stock up on all the fall gourds.

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What You Should and Shouldn’t Pack in Your Hospital Bag Before Giving Birth

Here’s a handy checklist of what to bring with you and what to leave at home.

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6 Healthy (and Cheap!) Fall Date Ideas in Philadelphia

Here are six affordable, wellness-centric ways to make the most out of fall in Philly with your boo.


5 Wine Weekend Getaways in Pennsylvania

Think rest, recreation … and rosé.