Health & Wellness2022-09-07T14:36:38-04:00

Let’s Talk About Sex: Not in the Mood? It May Not Be What You Think

If the most romantic month is leaving you cold, resident sex therapist Coralie McEachron has some surprising sexual turn-ons and turn-offs that may help rev up your love life. By Coralie McEachron With the month of love can come increased expectations for romance, sex, and amorous moments. However, for many women, this pressure may feel paradoxical, particularly if they’re struggling with having any desire for sex at all. For those of you wondering, "What’s wrong with me? Why is having sex the last thing I feel like doing?,” there are some new and surprising answers. [...]

By |February 7, 2022|Health & Wellness|

Let’s Talk About Sex: Demystifying Natural Sex Remedies

Avoid the possible negative side effects from sex pills and instead try safer aphrodisiacs like chocolate and strawberries in the bedroom. Can an herb or organic “toy” take your sex life from so-so to steamy? Our resident sex therapist has the lowdown on some popular alternative enhancers. By Coralie McEachron In the alternative wellness marketplace, there are plenty of treatments that promise to increase libido, make us feel less inhibited and boost our sexual performance and satisfaction. However, many are not the miracle cures they promise to be and some are dangerous. Here [...]

By |February 4, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|

Hormones: Friend or Foe?

Not feeling your best? Don’t be quick to blame your hormones. We take a closer look at how they benefit your overall health and wellbeing. By Lennie Omalza Hormones. They’re essential chemicals for daily bodily functions, reproduction, and more, yet we typically only talk about them when we think they’re affecting us in a negative way. But how do we know if hormones are truly the culprit of mood swings or unwellness? According to Dr. Jessica Dennison, a functional medicine physician at Integrative Hormone Specialists in Middletown, the answer to that question depends on a [...]

By |February 2, 2022|Health & Wellness|

Fresh Eats

Improving your eating habits has become easier! These four local restaurants serve up healthy, flavorful superfoods and drinks your tastebuds will love. By Heidi Potter  |  Photos by Kylene White and Melissa Donald CoreLife Eatery offers healthy options such as this Tuna Poke Fire Warm Rice Bowl. You can customize any bowl ingredients to your liking. Southwest Grilled Chicken Bowl. Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts. CoreLife Eatery  |  9365 Viking Center Dr, Louisville, KY, (502) 709-7131  |  1225 Veterans Way, Clarksville IN, (812) 670-5680 With two locations in metro Louisville [...]

By |January 28, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|

A Calming Drift

Kim Hannan’s turning point came when she realized she hadn’t made her health the top priority. Now, she is embracing a new life of self-care and showing others how to let their stress float away. By Carrie Morrison Shoaf    |  Photos by Kylene White Kim Hannan had a hard choice to make and was at a crossroads at the end of 2017: throw her successful career out the window to build a brand new, unproven vocation in New Albany, Indiana, or uproot her family for a guaranteed lucrative move to Chicago? The Fortune 500 [...]

By |January 27, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness, Money & Career|

Work It, Girl: Reclaiming Her Life

Amy Coriell, 50, of Charlestown, Indiana, had knee replacement surgery in her 30s, and since then had struggled with her weight and her exercise regimen.   When Amy Coriell’s health problems began interfering with her quality of life, she devised a plan for getting back on the right track. Now she is stronger, healthier and happier. By Carrie Vittitoe  |  Photo by Kylene White For some people, their bodies make it more challenging to be physically active. Amy Coriell, 50, of Charlestown, Indiana, was born with a knee condition that, despite many surgeries [...]

By |January 26, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|
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