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.
Make meals and memories with recipes from your favorite destinations.
A new cookbook asks America’s best chefs what they cook for the people they love.
A new study finds that one in two Millennials plans to start a new business in the next three years.
Help for the Homeless
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.
The Gift of Education
Five local non-profits receive grants from the Emeril Lagasse Foundation in support of youth education and development initiatives.
Little Engine Luke
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.
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
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.
Living with Lupus
A new online National Resource Center on Lupus empowers patients, healthcare professionals and families.
An Invisible Killer
It’s important to test your home for potentially deadly radon gas.
Focus on Children
A new study may help educators uncover new ways to teach children with learning disabilities.
Makin’ Groceries and Good Appetites
In New Orleans, food acts as a connector.
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
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.
Stretching Body and Mind
The new Church of Yoga opens in the heart of New Orleans.
Houma or Bust
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.
The Holiday Season Tailgate
In New Orleans, Twelfth Night starts the countdown to Mardi Gras.
A Fight to End Bullying
Follow these tips to help your children avoid being bullied.
New Orleans moms need each other.
Choosing to Charter School
New Orleans charter schools are ranked as some of the best in the United States.
Go for the Greens
Healthy food options have sprouted on Metairie Road.
A scientifically validated test allows you to detect the severity of hearing loss without leaving home.
Eating for Health
Learn how to address health issues through culinary medicine and dietary practices.
Out and About
A new company connects locals with travelers to experience NOLA in a whole new way.
Cool Coffee Spots
These local coffee shops offer some of the best specialty javas served cold.
Masters of Massage
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.
Girls Night Out
Explore your creative side, while having fun with friends.
A new campground web app makes getting outdoors easier for everyone.
Yoga for Life
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.
Raising My Native Daughter
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.
Falling in Love with NOLA (Again)
Motherhood has allowed me to relive childhood memories with my own son.
Landing Zone Nola
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.
Spotlight on Arthritis
The Arthritis Foundation seeks to raise awareness about the debilitating disease.
I will always sparkle at Mardi Gras.
Eye on the Future
A local start-up company wins local pitch competition to improve women’s lives.
Secrets to Success
Try these seven simple health tips in the New Year.
Have Yourself a Healthy Little Christmas
Manage your diabetes during the holidays.
A new wearable-for-good band gets kids active — all while helping malnourished children around the world.
Get Your Groove On
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.
Having It All
A recent female empowerment event inspires success, balance and confidence for local New Orleanians.
Yoga for a Cause
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.
A Little Local Love
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.
IN GOOD HANDS
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.
PitchNola: Living Well
Lower 9th Ward Market wins first-place prize of $5,000 in seed funding.
LiveWell Moms: Moments Often Missed
Children sometime teach us the most important lessons of all.
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....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.
LiveWell Moms: CHANGE OF HEART
My love for New Orleans has grown over the years.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Grow Dat Youth Farm raises a new crop of New Orleans leaders.
Green Light New Orleans plugs into an environmentally friendly way of life.
Five to One
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.
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
A local entrepreneur gets his hands dirty.
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
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.
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
Try vegetarian fare cooked with care.
Juice for Joy
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.
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.
New Orleans' vegan food options are growing.
Happy’s Running Club
RUN HAPPY: Exercise, and enjoy a refreshing reward
Leilani Heno’s X-Factor
When it comes to personal training, this gym owner offers something special.
Calm Waters: NOLA Float Tanks
It’s all fluid at this new therapy-oriented business.