The Health Issue
by Lisa Cunningham
Maybe seasonal affective disorder in Pittsburgh feels so widespread because our gloomy gray season just seems to last longer. One second, it's arts fest; the next, everyone's crowded around the Horne's Christmas tree...
Tips for mental self-care on a budget
Not everyone can afford a personal psychiatrist or a spa day.
By Amanda Waltz
How to combat seasonal affective disorder
“We can’t count on motivation to push us through; you have to do the action first.”
By Ryan Deto
Healing Roots Massage Review: Yoga Nidra
“My mind wanders too much, and with her voice guiding me, I was able to focus.”
By Jordan Snowden
Does CBD oil work?
We tried it for a week to find out
By Hannah Lynn
Cupping therapy pulls tension up, like the opposite of massage, but in a soothing way
I immediately felt looser, as if the cups had lifted all of my muscle tension away, like my body was detoxed. Placebo or not, I’m a cupping believer.
By Maggie Weaver
Caving to the pressure of the Himalayan salt trend
Release your negative ions with salt therapy
By Lisa Cunningham
Social media probably makes you feel bad — here’s how to limit usage
From turning the screen to grayscale to throwing your phone in the ocean, there are plenty of tools.
Paint a happier you with art therapy
Art therapy offers another way to treat mental health and disorders.
Q&A with a professional exerciser
"I am nothing other than a member of a gym, the only difference is I’m in the front leading the class."
By Alex Gordon
Levity Day Spa: Float Tank Review
I wasn’t blown out of the water
Orangetheory understandably has an almost cult following
But its workout style won’t fit every regimen
After a sauna, I couldn’t give two shvitz
It’s a unique experience to be half-naked at 3 p.m. in front of a florists’ loading dock.
By Josh Oswald
We Want the Funk Weekend
August Wilson Cultural Center
Fri., Dec. 6