The latest Rhode Island health and wellness news and events.
Be Well, Rhody!
Be Well, Rhody!
We talked with Anna Fox, manager of Farmacy Herbs, about the education and knowledge in which people can learn how to integrate herbs into their day-to-day lifestyle. For these herbalists, it is all about taking herbs back to their roots and using the power of plants for holistic and whole-body purposes.
Lisa Hilpl flew down the slopes, packed snow whirling beneath her skis and crisp winter air rushing past. It was everything skiing should be: exhilarating, fun and a refreshing break from work. But then the worst happened: At forty-five miles an hour, she collided face-first with a tree.
She was planning on teaching others the art of oral health, but after graduating, she aimed even higher: She wanted to be a dentist herself.
She believes that medicine is personal and that people should be able to visit her shop and feel good when they leave. Plus, there is no better way to wait for a prescription than sipping on a root beer float.
Know your context, know your purpose and communicate accordingly.
I just love my job and I don’t ever think about doing something else. I enjoy it every day. It is intensely interesting.
We talked with Luluna Kombucha owner and co-founder, Lucy Kreger, about the fermented tea and its probiotic benefits. The local effervescent drink can be found at fill stations or on tap throughout the state at participating locations.
As the weather gets nicer (hello eighty degree weather, read: Wednesday and Thursday) and the summer sky starts to roll in, outdoor farmers markets are suit to follow.
I walk in from the rain to the recently opened Elevate Fitness studio in Middletown, where my eyes are immediately drawn to several bungee-like ropes hanging from the ceiling.