depression
Transformation

This Philly Entrepreneur Founded a Company That Promotes Positive Thinking. Then She Was Diagnosed With Depression.

Parisha Smith, co-founder of the Positivity Charge, shares her depression journey — and how therapy has helped her heal.


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Opening Soon

Philadelphia Runner Is Opening a Store in the King of Prussia Mall

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Advice

We Talked to Dermatologists and Skincare Entrepreneurs About How to Take Better Care of Your Dry Winter Skin

Wellness

7 Fitness and Wellness Myths the Real Pros Have Seen on Social Media

Find It PhillyWhat you need, when you need it.

Latest Stories

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I Tried It

I Walked Across Philadelphia With a Record-Breaking Endurance Swimmer and About 50 of Her Friends

With the EverWalk initiative, Diana Nyad is trying to get more people to walk and talk.

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Health Hero Challenge

Trauma-Informed Yoga Kept This Pennsylvania Man Sane in Prison

Thanks to the Transformation Yoga Project, Michael Huggins is now bringing the practice to others.

Sweat Diaries

This Philly ER Doctor Makes Fitness, Good Food, and Me Time Top Priorities

See how Amanda Davala, an Emergency Medicine Physician, prioritizes her fitness and wellness despite a busy schedule and early wake ups.

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Health Hero Challenge

This Cancer Survivor Turned to Art for Solace During Treatment

Now Jenna Benn Shersher runs Twist Out Cancer, a program that offers creative outlets for those affected by cancer.

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Environment

These Philly-Area Companies Are Trying to Help You Use Less Plastic

How to live more sustainably.

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Health Hero Challenge

This Pediatric Nurse Founded a Summer Camp for Kids With Brain Injuries

Meet 2019 Health Hero Challenge semifinalist Alexis Campbell.


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Become a Be Well Philly Member and Get Exclusive Perks

Become a Be Well Philly Member and Get Exclusive Perks

Join Be Well Philly’s new membership program for perks like free fitness classes and a discount on Be Well Philly Boot Camp.


Health Care

A New Teeth Straightening Service Just Arrived In Philly

Candid, which offers clear teeth aligners, is now open in Center City.

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Guides

9 Instagram-Worthy Orchards Around Philadelphia for Apple Picking

They’re all totally ’gram-able.

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Health Hero Challenge

We’ve Chosen This Year’s Health Hero Challenge Semifinalists

Vote today, and help us choose our three finalists.

lifestyle blogger
Transformation

How a Philly Lifestyle Blogger Stopped Apologizing for Her Body

Once Emily Tharp saw more images of people who looked like her, she became far more comfortable in her own skin.

Beauty

Four Coworking Beauty Studios Are Opening Around Philly This Fall

Image Studios 360 will open in West Chester, Berwyn, Bryn Mawr, and Feasterville starting in November.

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Join BWP Underground for Free Monthly Workouts

Join BWP Underground for Free Monthly Workouts

Join to be first in the know about Be Well Philly’s exclusive pop-up workouts and wellness events.


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Running

The Gritty 5K Is Coming

You can run a 5K with Philadelphia’s favorite mascot this fall.

rare disease
Books

This Penn Professor Almost Died From a Rare Disease Four Times

But David Fajgenbaum refused to give up.

Gyms

Solidcore Is Coming to Northern Liberties This Fall

Get ready for all the shaking muscles.

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Food

Make Your Football Feast Healthier With These Butcher-Approved Recipes

Rastelli’s knows how to turn your gameday grub into a healthy spread.

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