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Chicago Wellness Workshops: March News & Announcements

This month’s Chicago wellness workshops are for experienced and new yogi’s, DIY beauty fans and those looking to detach from technology for an entire weekend. I can feel it lately, the turnover of seasons and the renewing energy of spring. It’s infusing everyone in Chicago with stimulated energy. Providing them with a sense of  yearning to emerge from …

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Springtime Rituals: Ayurvedic Detoxing

Ayurvedic detoxing is an mind body practice originating in India. Today’s video showcases this ancient lifestyle, and how you can incorporate it into your every day life.  I don’t know about you, but I sure am ready for SPRING! It’s been way too long since there’s been leaves on the trees, grass on the ground, and sunshine …

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Healthy Chicago Guide: Meditative Body Scrubs, Veggie Meals Delivered to Your Door, and More!

Thinking about where to eat this weekend? Well don’t fret beautiful, because we’ve got a round up of healthy and veg friendly dining spots this week on Healthy Around Chicago. This month, cozy up at Seasons 52 and warm your soul with mushroom bisque soup and even a truffle mushroom salad – drool! Or if …

Be Balanced in Chicago: PlayChic Fashion Show, 10 Day Lymph Detox and More!

This week’s lowdown to be balanced in Chicago is packed with a fun and exciting runway show invite, new alternative practice openings, personal training for your lunch hour, and new fall super food spots to pick up your healthy dinner!    Want to get a work out in during your lunch break? Get your booty kicked at …

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VIDEO: 1 Day Plant Powered Meal Plan on Good Day Chicago – FOX

  With seasonal change comes a change of produce. I love fall produce for their warming flavors and immune boosting nutrients, and now is the perfect time to take advantage of these foods!  When you are busy and on-the-go; whether it be with your job or your family, a meal plan can help to simplify your daily routine and …

Hollywood On Halsted: Celebrity Procedures That I Received .. And It Includes Eyebrow Tattoos AKA Eyebrow Embroidery.

Everyone, form a line! Hollywood is coming to Halsted. Well – not literally, but the team at Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique are working their magic and providing top treatments for their guests. Treatments that are currently being obsessed over by celebrities. Lucky for me, I’m the first to try out one of their newest services and …

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How to Prep Your Skin for a Big Night Out

We all have those special evenings that we spend extra time preparing for: weddings, fundraisers, birthdays, or a special event. I absolutely love getting ready and pampering myself for a big event and I’ll turn my preparation into blissful routine- turning the lights down low, lighting candles and listening to our favorite music.  Sometimes our …

The Extraction Guru You Need to Meet + New Salad Offerings: Healthy Living Guide in Chicago

I am getting so excited that Chicago is starting to cater to the community that wants to lead a healthier lifestyle. I mean there is a whole group of us that are over the whole “Oh we love Chicago for their deep dish pizza, pork belly, and foodie (sometimes fatty) food scene”. Some of us want …

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Why I Went From Being a Practicing Attorney to Rescuing Dogs in Need: Heather Owen, Exec. Director of One Tail At a Time

It’s evident that this week’s Balanced Babe has a passion for rescuing dogs and helping place them in “forever” homes. Heather is an Illinois attorney who recently left her law firm to help Chicago-based One Tail At a Time (OTAT) launch their new adoption center.  It’s no secret to any dog-lover that our amazing animal …

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Do This To Shrink Your Middle, Attend The Ultimate Wellness Summit And More: 5 Ways To Be Balanced This Week!

When is the last time you played with a hula hoop? I remember I was a kid in middle school doing the hula hoop champion competition in gym class and I was SO stinkin’ determined to win against one of my childhood nemesis’. I was whirling my entire body around like lazy person trying to …