LiveWell Louisiana

Mind and Body

Diet and exercise plan are important, but your mind plays a big part in a complete healthy you. Here you'll find tips for beating stress, holistic remedies for everything from headaches to depression and ways to live the a full healthy life in mind, body and spirit.


Little Engine Luke

Little Engine Luke

Our family’s preemie story is one of determination and happiness.

Business Minded

Business Minded

A new summit focuses on young professionals.

Medication Safety

Medication Safety

Advice for new parents helps keep babies safe.

Imperfectly Living

Imperfectly Living

Spontaneity can add an extra level of fun when adventuring with kids in New Orleans.

Women's Weekend

Women’s Weekend

FestiGals returns to New Orleans with an exciting schedule of events.

Collaboration for Better Lives

Collaboration for Better Lives

A new public-private partnership leads to innovative solutions to disaster recovery and resilience issues across the state.

New Orleans State of Mind

New Orleans State of Mind

You can take the girl out of New Orleans, but you can’t take New Orleans out of the girl.

Pet Safety

Pet Safety

A new pet directory connects neighbors as a valuable resource for reuniting lost pets with their families.

Living with Lupus

Living with Lupus

A new online National Resource Center on Lupus empowers patients, healthcare professionals and families.

An Invisible Killer

An Invisible Killer

It’s important to test your home for potentially deadly radon gas.

Focus on Children

Focus on Children

A new study may help educators uncover new ways to teach children with learning disabilities.

Makin’ Groceries and Good Appetites

Makin’ Groceries and Good Appetites

In New Orleans, food acts as a connector.

A Little Love and Luck

A Little Love and Luck

The St. Patrick’s Day parade is a great way to get involved in New Orleans traditions.

Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward

A new innovative foot and ankle clinic debuts on the Northshore.

Say OM!

Say OM!

Wanderlust announces the world’s first and only “mindful triathlon,” which includes a stop in New Orleans.

Mom Resolutions

Mom Resolutions

These tips will help maintain a healthy sense of self-identity.

Stretching Body and Mind

Stretching Body and Mind

The new Church of Yoga opens in the heart of New Orleans.

Houma or Bust

Houma or Bust

Our contentment with our community is enhanced by its proximity to the Crescent City.

Making Strides

Making Strides

A local fundraising event benefits children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Louisiana.

Say Ahh

Say Ahh

In-home massage just got that much more accessible.

The Holiday Season Tailgate

The Holiday Season Tailgate

In New Orleans, Twelfth Night starts the countdown to Mardi Gras.

A Fight to End Bullying

A Fight to End Bullying

Follow these tips to help your children avoid being bullied.

Support System

Support System

New Orleans moms need each other.

Choosing to Charter School

Choosing to Charter School

New Orleans charter schools are ranked as some of the best in the United States.

Go for the Greens

Go for the Greens

Healthy food options have sprouted on Metairie Road.

Hear, Hear

Hear, Hear

A scientifically validated test allows you to detect the severity of hearing loss without leaving home.

Eating for Health

Eating for Health

Learn how to address health issues through culinary medicine and dietary practices.

Out and About

Out and About

A new company connects locals with travelers to experience NOLA in a whole new way.

Cool Coffee Spots

Cool Coffee Spots

These local coffee shops offer some of the best specialty javas served cold.

Masters of Massage

Masters of Massage

New Orleans welcomes the largest and fastest-growing on-demand massage and wellness company.

Banding Together

Banding Together

Delivering Hope NOLA provides support to mothers of prematurely born infants.

Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out

Explore your creative side, while having fun with friends.

Summer Camping

Summer Camping

A new campground web app makes getting outdoors easier for everyone.

Yoga for Life

Yoga for Life

A new yoga tour stops in New Orleans to explore how yoga has affected the people in our community.

Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Moving from cookie-cutter suburbia to New Orleans soul meant some changes were in order.

APP Savvy

APP Savvy

A locally based mobile app simplifies the way you plan your night out.

Eating Clean

Eating Clean

Dryades Public Market celebrates its grand opening in the historic Myrtle Banks Building

Cosmetic Deli

Cosmetic Deli

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics opens two new boutiques in NOLA.

Raising My Native Daughter

Raising My Native Daughter

New Orleanians can offer guidance to non-native moms.

Bistro MD

Bistro MD

Save time and lose weight with a healthy meal delivery program developed by a doctor.

Sweet DreamZZZ

Sweet DreamZZZ

This stylish bracelet can help you sleep better.

Falling in Love with NOLA (Again)

Falling in Love with NOLA (Again)

Motherhood has allowed me to relive childhood memories with my own son.

Landing Zone Nola

Landing Zone Nola

A co-working space aims to create a nurturing environment for returning veterans and civilian entrepreneurs.

Girl Power

Girl Power

A new book sheds light on how parents can raise healthy daughters.

Surf's Up!

Surf’s Up!

A new boutique fitness studio opens on Magazine Street.

Spotlight on Arthritis

Spotlight on Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation seeks to raise awareness about the debilitating disease.

Owning It!

Owning It!

I will always sparkle at Mardi Gras.

Eye on the Future

Eye on the Future

A local start-up company wins local pitch competition to improve women’s lives.

Secrets to Success

Secrets to Success

Try these seven simple health tips in the New Year.

Have Yourself a Healthy Little Christmas

Have Yourself a Healthy Little Christmas

Manage your diabetes during the holidays.

Kids Unite

Kids Unite

A new wearable-for-good band gets kids active — all while helping malnourished children around the world.

Get Your Groove On

Get Your Groove On

Tuition-free dance and fitness classes are available for teens, adults and seniors throughout the New Orleans area.

Temperatures Rising

Temperatures Rising

A new smart thermometer tracks illness so you can better care for your family.

Having It All

Having It All

A recent female empowerment event inspires success, balance and confidence for local New Orleanians.

Yoga for a Cause

Yoga for a Cause

Reyn Studios was recently the site of Free People’s #FPLETSMOVE Studio Takeover.

Simple Swab

Simple Swab

Groundbreaking genetics testing improves fitness, health and safety.

NOLA LOVE

NOLA LOVE

Here are five great reasons to embrace New Orleans a decade after Katrina.

A Little Local Love

A Little Local Love

Locally Preserved is on a mission to preserve what is grown locally — and take it national.

Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

Prenatal vitamins go a long way in providing benefits for both Mom and baby.

IN GOOD HANDS

IN GOOD HANDS

This neighborhood physical therapy clinic aims to treat pain and restore health.

Perfect Pasta

Perfect Pasta

Sundays are for family meals!

AHA! Moment

AHA! Moment

Experience health from the inside out at Affordable Healing Arts.

Get Outside

Get Outside

Being in nature can help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

PitchNola: Living Well

PitchNola: Living Well

Lower 9th Ward Market wins first-place prize of $5,000 in seed funding.

LiveWell Moms: Moments Often Missed

LiveWell Moms: Moments Often Missed

Children sometime teach us the most important lessons of all.

LiveWell Moms: Me, My Boy and a Po' Boy

LiveWell Moms: Me, My Boy and a Po’ Boy

The history of the po’ boy becomes a culinary journey around New Orleans.

Red Rover, Red Rover....

Red Rover, Red Rover….

Red Rover, Red Rover....Send a dog-sitter right over!

Labor Gains

Labor Gains

Birthmark Doula Collective offers support before, during and after pregnancy.

Top Pop

Top Pop

Propeller’s annual graduation benefit honors NOLA’s latest social entrepreneurs.

LiveWell Moms: CHANGE OF HEART

LiveWell Moms: CHANGE OF HEART

My love for New Orleans has grown over the years.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Grow Dat Youth Farm raises a new crop of New Orleans leaders.

BRIGHT IDEAS

BRIGHT IDEAS

Green Light New Orleans plugs into an environmentally friendly way of life.

Five to One

Five to One

This local mom brings her growing family together.

Better Together

Better Together

The New Orleans Food Co-op offers a bounty of healthy food.

Wheel Life

Wheel Life

Like bikes? Join NOLA Social Ride.

Your Baby, Your Body

Your Baby, Your Body

Dr. Arelis Figueroa, a Touro Infirmary obstetrician and gynecologist, supports her patients through pregnancy and beyond, helping new moms establish healthy practices that benefit their families. A native of Puerto Rico, she speaks Spanish and English, working with patients whose language barriers might have otherwise kept them from getting care.

Way to Grow

Way to Grow

A local entrepreneur gets his hands dirty.

6 Faces of Breast Cancer

6 Faces of Breast Cancer

Separately, the New Orleanians we profile share different experiences of diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Together, their stories show us what it’s like to fight breast cancer with courage and compassion.

Breast Cancer Basics: What You Need to Know

Breast Cancer Basics: What You Need to Know

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month — but, women should take steps to remain aware of their breast health year-round. Dr. Donna Waters, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Crescent City Physicians, shares her recommendations to help women perform breast self-checks and keep current with recommended screenings.

Perfect Position

Perfect Position

Learn how a mind-body technique can ease your tension.

Producing Results

Producing Results

This urban-growth destination supports local farming and healthy eating.

JOIN THE MOVEMENT: LiveWell Louisiana is one year old!

JOIN THE MOVEMENT: LiveWell Louisiana is one year old!

Last September, LiveWell Louisiana launched a movement to help Louisianans learn how to eat healthy and get fit.

Made with Love

Made with Love

Try vegetarian fare cooked with care.

Juice for Joy

Juice for Joy

Drink to your health!

Better Butters

Better Butters

More omega-3s, please.

Winning Attitudes

Winning Attitudes

High school sophomore Chelsey Jones has had to overcome a few setbacks to pursue her passion for running.

Island Inspiration

Island Inspiration

Tropical ingredients give these problem-solving skincare products added flair.

Food For All

Food For All

Cooking Matters, a nutrition and cooking-education program offered by Second Harvest Food Bank, offers low-income families and individuals the opportunity to learn how to cook healthy meals.

Sprouting Up

Sprouting Up

New Orleans' vegan food options are growing.

Happy's Running Club

Happy’s Running Club

RUN HAPPY: Exercise, and enjoy a refreshing reward

Leilani Heno's X-Factor

Leilani Heno’s X-Factor

When it comes to personal training, this gym owner offers something special.

Calm Waters: NOLA Float Tanks

Calm Waters: NOLA Float Tanks

It’s all fluid at this new therapy-oriented business.

Wellness from the Inside Out

Wellness from the Inside Out

A New Orleans business helps clients overcome eating disorders.

Local Mom and Wellness Expert Shares How She Stays Healthy

Local Mom and Wellness Expert Shares How She Stays Healthy

Jessica Blanchard is a yoga teacher, registered dietitian and longtime practitioner of Ayurveda, an ancient system of alternative medicine. She’s also a new mom — and she knows it can sometimes seem impossible to balance motherhood with perfect nutrition and fitness.

Hit The Road

Hit The Road

Want to register for New Orleans’ next road race? NOLARunning.com makes it easy.

Cross Fit

Cross Fit

A high-intensity gym focuses on functional movement.

Akashi Reiki

Akashi Reiki

Let reiki’s healing energy soothe and calm you.

It's Getting Hot In Here

It’s Getting Hot In Here

A new, state-of-the-art yoga studio is a boon to New Orleans

Sanctify Your Sleep

Sanctify Your Sleep

Proper rest does a body good. There may be no better health and wellness advice than to get a good night’s sleep.

The Benefits of Acupuncture

The Benefits of Acupuncture

Traditionally practiced in China for centuries, acupuncture is the practice of stimulating certain points on the body through the insertion of small needles.