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Mental Health

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14 Healthy Lifestyle Changes Philly Fitness Pros Want to Make in 2019

New Year’s resolutions are fine. Maybe they work for some people. But the thing is, deciding you’re going to make some kind of huge change […]

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7 Places to Go Around Philly If the Holidays Stress You Out

While the holiday season may be the happiest time of the year, it often comes with a lot of unwelcome guests, including stress. From getting […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Susan Shifrin

» You can vote for Susan Shifrin here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Susan Shifrin Role: Founder of Artz Philadelphia, an organization that provides opportunities for self-expression and […]

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7 Actually Realistic Ways to Deal With Anxiety on Your Wedding Day

Some people spend their whole lives dreaming about their Big Day, when all eyes are on them. Others become filled with wedding anxiety and couldn’t […]

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Here’s How Trading Cardio for Strength Training Helped My Eating Disorder Recovery

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com Who: Megan Dowd, 28, a personal […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Dr. Danna Bodenheimer

» You can vote for Dr. Danna Bodenheimer here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Dr. Danna Bodenheimer Role: LCSW, DSW and founder of the Walnut Psychotherapy Center, a […]

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This Free Event Includes a Workout, Açaí Bowls, and a Self-Care Workshop

We may talk a lot about the workouts to do and the food to eat for the health of your body here at Be Well Philly, […]

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10 Classes in 5 Days: A Week in the Life of a Flywheel and SLT Instructor

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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This Philly Runner Wants to Change the Conversation Around Eating Disorders

Philadelphia-area native Anna Chiodo Ortiz is happy to talk about her battle with eating disorders. She’s transparent with her followers on Instagram — where she gives […]

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7 Peaceful Pennsylvania Airbnbs to Book for Your Next Mental Health Escape

I’ve been lucky to travel to some cool places, but probably one of my favorite trips I’ve ever taken was when my husband and I drove 1.5 […]

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This Meditation Class by a Pool Looks SO Soothing

During this time of year, your zen can evaporate the second you start attempting to navigate the King of Prussia Mall (or is that just me?). Consider […]

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How to Stay Calm When Your Family’s Driving You Nuts, According to Philly Meditation Pros

With the holidays comes a whole slew of baggage (pun intended, obviously). And, while the food is DOPE, the seemingly never-ending family time can be a lot […]

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The Checkup: What You Need to Know About The Latest Trend in Dieting

• In the constantly growing realm of trendy diets: The Sirtfood Diet. It’s a fairly controversial low-calorie diet created by two nutrition pros out of the U.K. that promises […]

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The Checkup: The Song Science Says You Should Play When Anxiety Hits

• After a long day at the office, we all need to relax. Some people turn to SoulCycle and others to sauvignon (I’m guilty of the latter), […]

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The Checkup: This Brilliant Trick Will Change the Way You Make Pasta

• Pasta lovers (so, everyone?), rejoice! The secret to concocting a super-creamy Alfredo-like pasta dish without cream, while also adding a serious protein punch? Hummus, folks. And chances […]