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Quiz: What CBD Product Matches Your Personality?

Quiz: What CBD Product Matches Your Personality?

Find your CBD sweet spot and get 25% off The Hemp Division line of products
Everyone has a CBD sweet spot—the perfect amount that suits you just right. Let us help you find yours! Take this quiz and get 25% off from The Hemp Division to celebrate National CBD Awareness Day on August 8.


Practicing Kindfulness

Tara and Karina Cousineau shows how helping others and volunteering can help boost endorphins and change brain chemistry for good.


Veterinarian Spotlight: Better Lives Animal Hospital

A spotlight on Better Lives Animal Hospital, Chronogrammies winner in the Health and Wellness category.


Where to Do Outdoor Yoga This Summer in the Hudson Valley

Now that the Hudson Valley has entered the warmer seasons amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some yoga programs and studios have moved their classes from the virtual platform to the outdoors. Here's five programs offering outdoor yoga classes this summer.


3 Ways To Help Reset Your Mind-Body Connection

Advice from somatic therapy counselor Mary Campbell
Berkshires-based somatic therapy counselor Mary Campbell shares three basic elements of her nature-centric, body-based practices that can help you get out of your head and in touch with your senses.


Create Your Own Personal Getaway at This Secluded Catskills Nature Resort and Healing Spa

Now through July 31, Get 20 percent off all lodging rates at Menla
With New York State finally reopening, the Hudson Valley and Catskills are just a short car ride away for many New Yorkers looking to get out of town while still practicing safe social distancing. One getaway hotspot that’s just reopening its doors is Menla, a mountain retreat center located just two hours north of New York City in Phoenicia situated on over 300 secluded acres of mountains, woodlands, and streams in the heart of the Catskill Mountains.


This Wurtsboro Destination Has One of the Largest Selection of Crystals in the Northeast

At Crystal Connection, crystals are the gifts that keep on giving.
Crystal Connection in Wurtsboro is a destination all its own. Located in a circa-1890s Methodist church complete with hammered tin ceilings and stained glass windows, the shop contains over 120 thousand pieces of more than 420 varieties of minerals—one of the largest crystal inventories in the Northeast.


Finding A Mind-Body Connection At Rhinebeck Pilates

Elaine Ewing of Rhinebeck Pilates utilizes some of Joseph Pilates' original equipment that was patented over 60 years ago to teach the authentic Pilates method.


Fighting On The Front Lines

Hudson Valley essential workers share their experiences with COVID-19 as they risk their lives to help others
Some names have been changed to protect the anonymity of individuals. For Melissa Walsh, a nurse at Orange Regional Medical Center, the worst part of being a health care worker during the COVID-19 pandemic is having to tell hopeful family members that their intubated loved one’s health is declining.


Co-Parenting During the Coronavirus Pandemic

A Conversation with Martin Butcher of Jacobowitz & Gubits
Attorney Martin Butcher talks about the difficulties the coronavirus pandemic is posing for people going through a divorce, or those co-parenting with a former partner or spouse during this unprecedented crisis.


Online Pet Therapy: Softening the Virus’s Bite with Cuteness Overload

With folks stranded at home unable to safely socialize, pets are doing double duty comforting their human companions and simulating some sense of normalcy. Pet owners in the Hudson Valley (and around the world) are convening online to share adorable photos of their furry friends, bond, and mutually uplift each other in this difficult time.


Building an Autism-Friendly World

With autism rates soaring, it’s time to make safe spaces for those on the spectrum.


The New Menopause

Author Darcey Steinke Discusses Her Latest Book, Flash Count Diary
Health & Wellness editor Wendy Kagan sits down with author Darcey Steinke to discuss her latest book, Flash Count Diary, and the challenges of menopause in the modern era.


3 Experts Offer Tips for Getting Unstuck from Old Patterns

New year, new you, right? Often easier said than done. To help you actually fulfill your healthy resolutions for 2020, health editor Wendy Kagan talked to experts in three fields for tips on how to get unstuck from old patterns.


High Time: A CBD Medical Conference and Public Workshop in Newburgh

Everyone from Curious Medical Practitioners to Consumers Can Learn about CBD on December 6
Since the 2014 Farm Bill’s legalized the industrial production of hemp, CBD products have infiltrated the market, showing up in everything from lattes to tampons to gas station gummies.


CBD Crazed: It's High Time We Looked at the Science Behind the CBD Hype

As CBD products fly off the shelves everywhere from gas stations to wellness boutiques, we peek at the science behind the hype.



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Walk Along Catskill Creek at Mawignack Preserve

Mon., June 22 and Mondays-Sundays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31 — Walk the one-mile loop trail at the Mawignack Preserve and discover new...


July 19-Aug. 30, 12-2 p.m. — Dr. Manoj T. Abraham, President of the Dutchess County Medical Society, announced...

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