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Body Balance With V: A Lesson In How Stress Really Affects The Body

By VANESSA HAMPTON Anyone who doesn’t really believe that stress causes a lot of issues with our health is mistaken. I, myself, have always known and advised clients that stress has a real impact with

Momma Nik’s Cheesecake gives back to Girl Scouts at upcoming Outside the Box event

By REBEKAH JONES On February 27, Momma Nik’s Cheesecake will once again be participating in Outside the Box, a dessert before dinner event supporting the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. The dessert tasting will feature

Inaugural East Nashville Restaurant Week: February 26 – March 4

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Several popular East Nashville eateries have joined together to bring Nashville its first East Nashville Restaurant Week. Beginning February 26, participating neighborhood restaurants will be offering budget-friendly ENRW menus to everyone! East

Celebrate National Margarita Day In Nashville

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Someone very intelligent declared February 22 "National Margarita Day." (We don't know who did, we just think they're smart.) Not that you need a reason to go out and grab a margarita

Rising Interest Rates – How It Affects You

By CAREN P. WILLIAMS Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley You have probably seen or heard comments lately in your daily newsfeed that U.S. interest rates are rising.  Are you are thinking, “What

Meet Stacie Kinder: Director of Cheerleading and Mascot Entertainment at the Tennessee Titans and Co-Founder of The Kindersport Foundation

By TRESA HALBROOKS & CHELSEA LOMARTIRE Stacie Kinder is in her 14th season with the Tennessee Titans as the Director of Cheerleading and Mascot Entertainment.  She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and

Why Sweating It Out Isn’t Such a Good Idea

By JENNY PRUITT CLEVELAND Don’t be fooled:  That temporary serotonin boost you feel after a good workout doesn’t mean you’ve successfully “sweated out” your cold or flu. Even though your body naturally develops a high

DAYBREAKER Nashville Brings The Party To Mornings

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Daybreaker Nashville was born last year in true Music City fashion by kicking off the CMT Music Awards with an event in Schermerhorn Symphony Center. An "early morning dance movement" based in

The Best Interview Ever

By PAULA M. FARMER Professionally speaking, the majority of my life has entailed my allegiance to the profession of human resources. Armed with over twenty-five years of expertise in all areas of HR, including but

Mental Health Monday: The Shame Game

By GRACE HALLOCK It’s true. We don’t like to talk about shame or even acknowledge that it exists. In fact, I’m pretty sure if we could avoid it completely we would. The problem is that

Body Balance With V: You Can’t Target Fat

By VANESSA HAMPTON One of the most frequent questions I get as a trainer is "What exercises can I do to get rid of my stomach?" or "What can we do to get rid of

What I Love About You Is …

By JENNY PRUITT CLEVELAND “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” That’s what George Eliot said. That’s what I know to be true. On this Valentine’s Day, humor me. I want to

Meet Beth Torres, President & CEO of Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee

By TRESA HALBROOKS & CHELSEA LOMARTIRE Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee was founded in 2000 and grants wishes to children between the ages of 2 ½ to under 18 with critical illnesses. The organization believes that wishes

Franklin’s Silver Steer and Company hosts Galentine’s Day Event

By KENDALL GILFILLAN You're probably (hopefully) aware by now that February 13 has been unofficially declared as Galentine's Day. A holiday with it's origins in Parks and Recreation, it's primary purpose is to provide a day for

8 Off 8th

By KENDALL GILFILLAN This Monday, Feb. 12, Mercy Lounge is hosting a free 18+ event showcasing some of Nashville's best local talent. The concept, presented by BMI, is to bring out 8 Nashville artists ranging

Date Outfit Inspiration for Valentine’s Day

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Love is in the air this week with Valentine's right around the corner! Whether you're planning on going all out on a romantic evening with your significant other or getting glammed up

Weed Wrangle-Nashville Uproots Invasive Plants

The fourth Annual Weed Wrangle-Nashville will be held on Saturday March 3, 2018. From 9am-12pm, teams of volunteers will locate and uproot invasive plants at over 15 public parks and greenways around the city, including

Body Balance With V: Fun Trends In Fitness Routines

By VANESSA HAMPTON I love fitness. I love everything about it. I love to watch people work out and discover things that they never knew they could do. Maybe it’s lifting more weight than they

Women-Owned Businesses: Where to Go for Retail Therapy

By ALLIE MYSZKA A few weeks ago, we brought you a list of women-owned eateries around Nashville (find it here!). Now, we’re back with more of Nashville’s best women-owned businesses! The next time you need

2018 Winter Olympics: American Women Going For Gold

By KENDALL GILFILLAN The Super Bowl has had its day, and now it's time to set our sights on the Winter Olympics. In particular, we want to take the time to highlight and celebrate the

The Little-Known Google Calendar Feature that Can Help You Live Intentionally

By ALLIE MYSZKA I don’t know about you, but when I set a goal for myself, I often fall into the trap of, “Ugh, I don’t have time to keep up with this,” after a


Gym equipment, that is. Look closely at the picture up there. Notice something out of place? I did, too! You wouldn’t dare do that, would you? I’ve never, not once in my life, seen someone

Combat Shame With Courage And Compassion In Community

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Do you struggle to overcome self-doubt or perfectionism? What about fear or shame? Do you long for connection, compassion, and real change in your life? Are you searching for genuineness and belonging?

Dinner Time Stories Brings Nashville’s First 3D Dining Experience

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Our favorite world-traveling-miniature-chef has officially arrived in Nashville to provide a whole new meaning to "dinner and a show"! Originally from Marseilles, Dinner Time Stories: In The Footsteps of Marco Polo featuring

What To Do When Energy Level Is Running Low

By ALLIE MYSZKA Sleep deprivation. The “afternoon slump.” Burnout. Whatever the cause, we’ve all experienced those days where it seems nearly impossible to keep our eyes open. Before you brew a whole pot of coffee