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.
The New Orleans Mission receives a $1 million gift to help fund critical renovations.
Make the same old spots in New Orleans new again.
A recent donation to New Orleans nonprofits benefits the health and wellbeing of community residents.
Here’s how to create a sensory garden with children.
Five local non-profits receive grants from the Emeril Lagasse Foundation in support of youth education and development initiatives.
Our family’s preemie story is one of determination and happiness.
A new summit focuses on young professionals.
Advice for new parents helps keep babies safe.
Spontaneity can add an extra level of fun when adventuring with kids in New Orleans.
FestiGals returns to New Orleans with an exciting schedule of events.
A new public-private partnership leads to innovative solutions to disaster recovery and resilience issues across the state.
You can take the girl out of New Orleans, but you can’t take New Orleans out of the girl.
A new pet directory connects neighbors as a valuable resource for reuniting lost pets with their families.
A new online National Resource Center on Lupus empowers patients, healthcare professionals and families.
It’s important to test your home for potentially deadly radon gas.
A new study may help educators uncover new ways to teach children with learning disabilities.
In New Orleans, food acts as a connector.
The St. Patrick’s Day parade is a great way to get involved in New Orleans traditions.
A new innovative foot and ankle clinic debuts on the Northshore.
Wanderlust announces the world’s first and only “mindful triathlon,” which includes a stop in New Orleans.
These tips will help maintain a healthy sense of self-identity.
The new Church of Yoga opens in the heart of New Orleans.
Our contentment with our community is enhanced by its proximity to the Crescent City.
A local fundraising event benefits children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Louisiana.
In-home massage just got that much more accessible.
In New Orleans, Twelfth Night starts the countdown to Mardi Gras.
Follow these tips to help your children avoid being bullied.
New Orleans moms need each other.
New Orleans charter schools are ranked as some of the best in the United States.
Healthy food options have sprouted on Metairie Road.
A scientifically validated test allows you to detect the severity of hearing loss without leaving home.
Learn how to address health issues through culinary medicine and dietary practices.
A new company connects locals with travelers to experience NOLA in a whole new way.
These local coffee shops offer some of the best specialty javas served cold.
New Orleans welcomes the largest and fastest-growing on-demand massage and wellness company.
Delivering Hope NOLA provides support to mothers of prematurely born infants.
Explore your creative side, while having fun with friends.
A new campground web app makes getting outdoors easier for everyone.
A new yoga tour stops in New Orleans to explore how yoga has affected the people in our community.
Moving from cookie-cutter suburbia to New Orleans soul meant some changes were in order.
A locally based mobile app simplifies the way you plan your night out.
Dryades Public Market celebrates its grand opening in the historic Myrtle Banks Building
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics opens two new boutiques in NOLA.
New Orleanians can offer guidance to non-native moms.
Save time and lose weight with a healthy meal delivery program developed by a doctor.
This stylish bracelet can help you sleep better.
Motherhood has allowed me to relive childhood memories with my own son.
A co-working space aims to create a nurturing environment for returning veterans and civilian entrepreneurs.
A new book sheds light on how parents can raise healthy daughters.
A new boutique fitness studio opens on Magazine Street.
The Arthritis Foundation seeks to raise awareness about the debilitating disease.
I will always sparkle at Mardi Gras.
A local start-up company wins local pitch competition to improve women’s lives.
Try these seven simple health tips in the New Year.
Manage your diabetes during the holidays.
A new wearable-for-good band gets kids active — all while helping malnourished children around the world.
Tuition-free dance and fitness classes are available for teens, adults and seniors throughout the New Orleans area.
A new smart thermometer tracks illness so you can better care for your family.
A recent female empowerment event inspires success, balance and confidence for local New Orleanians.
Reyn Studios was recently the site of Free People’s #FPLETSMOVE Studio Takeover.
Groundbreaking genetics testing improves fitness, health and safety.
Here are five great reasons to embrace New Orleans a decade after Katrina.
Locally Preserved is on a mission to preserve what is grown locally — and take it national.
Prenatal vitamins go a long way in providing benefits for both Mom and baby.
This neighborhood physical therapy clinic aims to treat pain and restore health.
Sundays are for family meals!
Experience health from the inside out at Affordable Healing Arts.
Being in nature can help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated.
Lower 9th Ward Market wins first-place prize of $5,000 in seed funding.
Children sometime teach us the most important lessons of all.
The history of the po’ boy becomes a culinary journey around New Orleans.
Red Rover, Red Rover....Send a dog-sitter right over!
Birthmark Doula Collective offers support before, during and after pregnancy.
Propeller’s annual graduation benefit honors NOLA’s latest social entrepreneurs.
My love for New Orleans has grown over the years.
Grow Dat Youth Farm raises a new crop of New Orleans leaders.
Green Light New Orleans plugs into an environmentally friendly way of life.
This local mom brings her growing family together.
The New Orleans Food Co-op offers a bounty of healthy food.
Like bikes? Join NOLA Social Ride.
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.
A local entrepreneur gets his hands dirty.
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.
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.
Learn how a mind-body technique can ease your tension.
This urban-growth destination supports local farming and healthy eating.
Last September, LiveWell Louisiana launched a movement to help Louisianans learn how to eat healthy and get fit.
Try vegetarian fare cooked with care.
Drink to your health!
More omega-3s, please.
High school sophomore Chelsey Jones has had to overcome a few setbacks to pursue her passion for running.
Tropical ingredients give these problem-solving skincare products added flair.
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.
New Orleans' vegan food options are growing.
RUN HAPPY: Exercise, and enjoy a refreshing reward
When it comes to personal training, this gym owner offers something special.
It’s all fluid at this new therapy-oriented business.
A New Orleans business helps clients overcome eating disorders.
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.
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