A Woman’s Guide to Alternative Wellness

From acupuncture to yoga, more people are turning to holistic options for their chronic conditions. Experts explain why alternative medicine can be a path to optimal health. Written by Lennie Omalza When it comes to health, our thoughts might immediately turn to doctor’s appointments, diet, and exercise. But being healthy is about more than eating balanced meals and ensuring your vaccinations are up to date — it’s a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being. And though traditional western medicine is often the go-to when we’re not feeling our best, there are a plethora [...]

By |2023-01-11T16:34:10-05:00January 11, 2023|Health & Wellness|

Manifest Your Ideal Life

Illustration by Branden Barker Vision board your way to the life you want. We’ll show you how. Written by LaShonda Sims Duncan, MA.Ed., MFT, LCMHC, LPCC-S, NCC | Photographed by Kylene White For many people, the end/start of a year is a reflection point. People often reflect on how their year went. Naturally, it’s a time when we think about what we’d like to do better or see happen in our lives.  Vision boards are a visual representation of the things you would like to manifest in life. I liken it to a visual [...]

By |2023-01-11T13:05:44-05:00January 9, 2023|Money & Career|

Backstage Pass: 2023 Winter Arts Guide

Dancing With The Stars: Live! Photo by Gioia Patton Here are some noteworthy events to add to your social calendar this season. Written by Gioia Patton/Arts Insider Dancing With the Stars: Live!  The all-new stage show features your favorite professional dancers from the hit TV series (and a celebrity competitor guest star), performing brand new numbers and some of the showstoppers featured in season 31. The tour delivers a spectacular night of captivating dance performances from world-renowned dancers including (*past Mirror Ball winners) *Emma Slater,  and *Alan Bersten, Sasha Farber, Gleb Savchenko, Britt [...]

By |2023-01-11T12:34:04-05:00January 6, 2023|Backstage Pass, Life & Style|

Mind Control: The New Frontier of The Mind-Body Connection

Shutterstock Yogi, writer and November Today’s Woman cover model Nancy Deville explains that the key to changing your life in 2023 is learning to control your mind. Written by Nancy Deville The term “mind control” conjures up images of sci-fi movies or suspicious tales of enemy governments. Actually, over 2,000 years ago, Siddhartha Gautama (who is known as the Buddha, and is the founder of Buddhism), introduced mind control when he said, “The mind is everything. What you think you become.”  Thanks to epigenetics—the study of how behaviors and environment affect genetic destiny—we [...]

By |2023-01-10T18:23:02-05:00January 5, 2023|Community & Sisterhood, The Weigh In|

Health Check: The Fight for Black Lives

“Healthcare professionals weren't always safe for people of color,” Dr. Edward Miller, FACOG, Division Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at University of Louisville, and Chief Diversity Officer of UofL Health, told attendees at a recent health equity panel discussion. Experts gathered for an enlightening panel discussion on health disparities for the Black community in Louisville and beyond. Here’s the recap. Written by Shirelle Williams | Photographed by Mary Helen Nunn Today's Woman Publisher Tawana Bain talks to the crowd. With a multitude of chronic conditions affecting African Americans, prominent leaders in [...]

By |2023-01-11T11:11:25-05:00January 4, 2023|Health & Wellness, Health Check|

Ladies Who Launch: Angie Andriot | Vetiver Aromatics

Making Dollars Out of Scents: Angie Andriot’s interest in making perfume became the formula for launching a successful business. Written by Lennie Omalza | Photographed by Kylene White When Angie Andriot started making her own perfume at home more than 10 years ago, she never expected her hobby to turn into a full-fledged small business that offers services all around Kentuckiana and ships products across the country. “It really started with me experimenting with making my own perfume,” she explains. Eventually, Angie started selling some of her own creations. In the vibrant local shopping community of [...]

By |2023-01-10T18:02:05-05:00January 3, 2023|Ladies Who Launch, Money & Career|
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