Best Hiking Locations in New York

New York is mostly dominated by mountain ranges within the Appalachian Mountains. Here, you’ll find popular hiking areas like Adirondack State Park and the Catskill Mountains. The 2,184-mile-long Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the AT, passes through eastern...

How to Talk About Mental Health

Though talking about mental health may seem uncomfortable or awkward at first, it's essential that we as a society begin to change the narrative and discusss this issue that effects so many in so many ways. It's time to strip away the stigma around mental...

NYC Guide to Meditation

How does one relax in the city that never sleeps? New York City’s non-stop, hustle and bustle atmosphere never seems to take a breather- but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t! Practicing meditation is one of the best ways to reduce anxiety, relieve stress and help...

The Best Books to Make You More Mindful

The idea of being able to step away from reality and reexamine our lives from a different perspective is alluring in so many ways—but all too often we are faced with the big question of “How?”   There are so many techniques and tips on manifesting a...

The Impact of Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood and its funding has been a fiercely debated topic in the United States, with passionate movements on both ends striving to either defund or save the clinic’s services. With all of the organization’s surrounding controversy, it is important to get informed and understand...

Easy Ways to Workout With Your Kids

Now that we’ve reached the unofficial end of summer, you might be wondering what’s the best way to keep your kids active during the school year.  An active family is a healthy family, so here are a few tips for working out with your kids.   Host...

How To Be a More Conscious Consumer

There’s no denying it—we’re living in an age where more is more and where “stuff” signifies social standing. While it’s important to take a step back and evaluate what you actually need versus what you want, there is also no shame in the shopping game....

What Strangers Have Taught Us

While we're often caught up in our own little bubble and surroundings, we can often ignore those around us and write them off as un-significant to our lives. But sometimes the smallest interactions with a stranger can change our lives. Today we're going to be...