Cool Stuff – Living Well
“Coffee With: Artist Anna Booth”

Anna Booth has always had a gift, I remember watching her in awe as a first grader during our watercolor painting and pastel drawing sessions at our Rudolf Steiner Waldorf School. Her artistic ability was innate, and the level of sophistication with which she created art at such a young age was always an inspiration for me. In fact, I have a painting she gifted me on my desk as […]

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“Here’s How to Beat the 3 pm Slump”

Even with the best of morning routines some us find ourselves dragging around 3 pm. You begin to feel tired and unmotivated which leads to a lack productivity. This happens to many of us, especially to those that have jobs that require a lot of time tied to the desk. This is because cortisol and adrenaline have been going wild through your nervous system all day, which causes you to naturally […]

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“Use These Tricks to Help You Drink More Water”

We all know we should be drinking more water, but do you really know how much you should be drinking? You may have heard of the 8-glasses-a-day rule, but how big is that glass? Your body is made up of 60 percent water. Every system in your body needs water to function and exactly how much you need is much more personal than you think. Your gender, activity level and […]

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“Great Women of History: Nellie Bly”

Introducing our newest series “Great Women of History.” Each month we will highlight a female pioneer whose stories are not as commonly known due to our widely male-dominated textbooks. These women blazed the trail for us and there is much we can learn from their lives and triumphs. We are kicking it off with Nellie Bly, a true inspiration, and aspirational journalist. We even added a little bonus treat for […]

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“Why Everyone Needs To Travel Solo At least Once In Their Life”

Editor’s note: Haylee, our resident wanderer is back to tell us all the reasons we must travel solo. Her experiences as a globetrotting pioneer have opened up her world to so many amazing opportunities. Although it may seem frightening at first thought, there is truly something so magical that takes place when you allow yourself to venture out alone and explore.  We all have that one friend who’s feed screams […]

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“Our Favorite Ways to Give Back After the Holidays”

When it comes to creating a purposeful life giving back is key. Often times during the holidays, many prioritize giving back, but then return to the hustle and bustle of the everyday grind afterwards. Giving back doesn’t always have to mean giving financially, one of the greatest and most impactful ways to give back is to give your time and passion to a cause. The following are our favorite ways […]

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“Meet the Modern Pioneer: Molly Mogren of Namakan”

I have been trying to remember when I first met Molly, it was probably back stage at a Food & Wine festival somewhere that I was chef-ing at, I can’t be sure. But let’s just say wherever it was, it immediately felt like we were old pals. Whenever we’re together, there are serious belly laughs and all kinds of shenanigans and I was honored to take her on her very […]

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“7 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues”

Anyone else feeling a bit over winter? One too many weekends spent in with Netflix and it seems our cabin fever is starting to get the best of us. Seasonal affective disorder AKA SAD is a thing for a reason, so many find it a bit rough to stay inspired and motivated in the cold, dark, winter months. But fear, not the winter can also be a great time for adventure […]

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“Coffee With: Amber E Lea”

For the second edition of our “Coffee with” feature, we sat down with Amber Lea Smith an artist and jewelry designer who has managed to take her designs to the global market. Amber’s mission is to bring art to daily life with designs inspired by the colors of the New Mexican Desert and products that support an active lifestyle. She combines the simplistic lines of mid-century design with a unique […]

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“Makeover Your Home on a Budget with These Tips from Construction2Style”

There is something about the New Year that makes me feel refreshed and inspired. And there’s just nothing quite as motivating as changing up your surroundings so that is becomes a source of daily inspiration. I just finished a home renovation project that went over budget and behind schedule. It was a harrowing experience to put it mildly and left me wondering how to do it differently next time. So […]

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