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A Rare Vacation

December 23, 2015 | Well&Co

By Liz Gindraux, Marketing Manager at Well & Company I am writing this from a lovely little town in Central Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, where I am enjoying a rare vacation with my family. Rare because with two kids in college and one in...

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Top 10 Alternative Gift Ideas

December 16, 2015 | Well&Co

With all the stress, expense, and expectation surrounding the holidays, it can be a challenge just to get through “the most wonderful time of the year” with our values and our wallets intact. Here’s some gift ideas that will save money, protect the planet, and...

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Rock Your Humanity

December 9, 2015 | Well&Co

By Dr. James Rouse, Co-founder and Chief Wellness Officer at Well & Company Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman There is...

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Top 10 Holiday Movies of All Time

December 2, 2015 | Well&Co

As much a part of the holiday season as eggnog, mistletoe and family dinners, these ten classic films are sure to stir up warm memories on a cold winter’s eve. Tearjerkers like “It’s a Wonderful Life” are given equal footing alongside hilarious entries like “Planes, Trains and Automobiles.”...

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No, Mr. Brown, It’s Not Just a Man’s World

November 25, 2015 | Well&Co

By Michelle Merriwether, EVP of Field Sales at Well & Company One of my favorite artists was and is James Brown. I fondly remember “It’s a Man’s World” playing loudly on my parents record player when the family would get together on Saturday nights in...

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Television or Telomeres

November 18, 2015 | Well&Co

Dr. James Rouse, Co-founder & Chief Wellness Officer at Well & Company Which choice are you most likely to make: you’ve had a stressful day and the drive home was challenging. When you finally get home you either grab a glass of wine derived “medicine”...

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Radical Self Care

November 11, 2015 | Well&Co

By Cynthia James, Well & Company Wellness Ambassador There are times in our lives when we are unusually busy; and for some people unusually busy is a lifestyle. There are family events, business affairs, community-related projects, and sometimes feelings of being alone and even separate....

Student of the Good Life – Leading a Love Lesson

August 4, 2015 | Well&Co

What classroom are you choosing to be in? The one where fear, complacency and lack are modeled and taught? Or you may have moved up to a new classroom where you have taken a seat right up front where you can learn and affirm the...

Coffee Perks? The Health Effects Of Your Latte Addiction

July 30, 2015 | Well&Co

    Lattes, cappuccinos, macchiatos, Turkish coffee… around the world I’ve never met a cup of coffee I didn’t like. With or without milk, cream, foam, or sugar, I will gladly take a cup of hot coffee any way it’s given to me. But during...

Say ‘Om’: Yoga Meditation For Cardiovascular Health

July 27, 2015 | Well&Co

  To be perfectly honest, I’ve never been one for yoga…or meditation. I’ve never felt comfortable in yoga classes; I’m not flexible, my poses are awkward, and I’m constantly concerned that my backside is in someone’s face. The post-yoga session “afterglow” I’ve heard about has...

Going Gluten-Free? What, Why, and Some Hidden Stumbling Blocks

July 23, 2015 | Well&Co

    Before sharing an apartment with a friend living with celiac disease, I wasn’t even sure what gluten was, let alone that it was in just about everything. Her allergy was severe, which meant separate cupboards, separate toasters, separate condiments…you get the idea. Luckily...

Herbal Healing: The Natural Remedies Found In Your Garden

July 21, 2015 | Well&Co

  I was sold on the powerful healing properties of herbs freshman year of college. My patchouli-scented roommate took notice of my perpetually drippy nose and watery red eyes and told me she knew “just the thing” to cure my cold. I was a little...

Say No To Sweets: How To Beat A Sugar Addiction

July 16, 2015 | Well&Co

  I like to think of myself as a fairly disciplined person. I am responsible with my work, pay my bills on time, and stick to a regular workout regimen. My diet would be pretty good as well, if it wasn’t for one thing: sugar....

Eat More Canned Tomatoes: Debunking Nutrition Myths

July 8, 2015 | Well&Co

  The Hatfields and the McCoys, the Sharks and the Jets, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry… Stories of rivalries are tales as old as time. If Shakespeare was alive today he may have written Romeo and Juliet as vegans and Paleo eaters instead of Montagues...