For many, the holidays are the happiest time of the year. Chock full of gift shopping, preparing meal after meal, and spending lots of time with family, the holidays can occasionally feel a bit stressful but are generally thought of as the most joyful time of year. For some, though, the holidays bring dread, […]
Mary Rotella is the owner of Dance and Theater Arts, an adult performing arts studio located in Red Hook, NY. She started in the fall of 2020 with a group of tap dancers and a few private classes. As more people shared their interest, the classes began growing steadily until Mary had to […]
It’s always a good idea to schedule time to pamper yourself, unwind, and indulge in some serenity. Haven Spa in Rhinebeck, NY, is the ideal destination for the art of self-care.
Annika Barriteau, PA-C is the visionary behind the recently revamped spa, which has been serving the Rhinebeck community for 21 years. She now serves as owner of […]
Fibromyalgia is a condition that is very personal to me, since I have been living with it for over 15 years. And the month of May – even though we are the very end of it at the time of this writing – is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month.
Despite being late to the party with this article, […]
Have you ever experienced vertigo? A few months ago whenever I would exercise, stand up too quickly, or even roll over in bed it felt like the world was spinning. After losing my balance a few times and feeling nauseous, I went to my doctor who gave me a prescription medication for motion sickness.
Remember the jingle, “Calgon, take me away!”? It became a motto for stressed-out women. Stepping into a tub of bubbles was any and every woman’s way to escape her problems: the job, the kids, the housecleaning, the husband. Tranquility was just a bathtub away. For many of us, a soak in the tub is still […]
To many, a new year marks a fresh start and a new opportunity to set and achieve goals – some call it resolutions others call it a commitment to oneself. Regardless of what you call it, I’m all for it! I’d just like to advocate that any other day of the year works just fine […]
After celebrating the New Year (and for most of us, when we celebrate another birthday), we become even more conscious of time and how quickly it’s slipping away. In my opinion, there’s no point in lamenting about aging. There’s nothing we can do to stop time from ticking on. Rather than focusing on all the […]
The last few years have certainly proved challenging for many. With COVID-19 circulating, and lockdowns and travel restrictions in place, many of us have felt “stagnant.” The term “languishing” describes the way many of us felt. The opposite of thriving, languishing leaves us feeling apathetic.
We can jumpstart our lives again. Each one of us holds […]