Health & Wellness

Maven Strong Offers a Shining New Year Challenge

2021 is just days away and after an exhausting year, we're all thinking about how we'd like to better our minds and bodies for the New Year. And no, I am not...

Understanding COVID Fatigue

We’ve all felt it. Early morning malaise, a sense of being trapped, a kind of miasmic hopelessness that permeates our days, a vague unease around other people and an inclination towards agoraphobia,...

Health and Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

We all know someone that needs a little extra time to spend on self-care this holiday season. (Whether that's yourself or a loved one) So we put together a local holiday gift...

From Brazil With Love

Is it dance, acrobatics or self-defense? Chances are you’ve noticed a group practicing capoeira at Liberty or Sugar House park—a group of people wearing white pants, colorful cords as belts and singing...

Woodhouse Day Spa: It’s time to leave tension behind

All the tension of the election was being seriously kneaded out of my shoulders. Today I did what you all should find the time for: I got a massage at Woodhouse Day...

Commentary On Face Masks: To Be Or Not To Be Selfless

Face masks. It's hard to believe that a simple piece of cloth (or polypropylene) has morphed from something doctors and nurses wear in hospitals into a political argument, triggering protests, causing physical...

A Day at St. Regis Deer Valley’s Remède Spa

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been an incredibly stressful year. Every month seems to bring something new to worry about and the winter season is slowly creeping in,...

Halloween During Covid-19

Halloween, the best holiday in my opinion (mostly because I love having a reason to dress up as Mia Wallace from Pulp Fiction and eat endless amounts of Twix), will unfortunately be...

Thanksgiving & COVID: How to Celebrate

As of Today, November 23, there are 179,420 COVID cases in the state of Utah and numbers continue to climb. With Thanksgiving just a few days away (a holiday quite literally built...

Running through Coronavirus

I took unhurried, shuffling steps. What freedom. It had me humming the theme song from “Chariots of Fire” and feeling like Springsteen in ’75 while largely ignoring the searing pain building in...

COVID & Classes – How to Organize a Campus

For students attending the University of Utah this fall, only one thing is clear: The semester won’t start with the traditional big opening assembly at Kingsbury Hall. The 2019-2020 school year dribbled...

5 Ways to Reduce Waste: Sustainable Kitchen Swaps

We all know the classic "waste hierarchy" saying, reduce, reuse and recycle! But how many of us are actually reducing, reusing and recycling? Are you keeping track of your waste? Do you...

Masks Seem to be Working in SLC

Let me level with you. I am in favor of and in full support of wearing masks as a preventative measure against the spread of the coronavirus. The flagrant display of rebellion...

COVID-19: Social Distancing on the Trail

“Nature isn’t closed,” the man proudly proclaimed while removing his mountain bike from the boutique hitch- mounted rack. The parking area at the North Round Valley Trailhead was packed. Despite a rope...

Utah Pride Offers Free Suicide Prevention Training 

Being the last Friday in June, many residents of the Sugar House area (social distancing and wearing face masks) stood to purchase from a handful of local food trucks in front of...
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