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Dog Days

Posted by Jessi LeDonne on February 23, 2017 in Health | No Comments
Just over a month ago I adopted the first dog I’ve ever owned: a petite 18 month-old black lab mix named Bug. Since as early as I can remember I’ve daydreamed about the day that I would acquire my first dog. My upbringing regularly involved a smattering of speeches persuading my parents that we needed [...]

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Photography Really is Good for Your Health

Posted by Russell Beaver on February 17, 2017 in Health | No Comments
Let's be honest, life is stressful. Fortunately doing one of the simplest things can change our whole day and our health. The simple act of taking a photograph can make your life less stressful. Here are 3 reasons why we should be shooting more photos: 1) Momentary breaks from our stresses. Sometimes taking the long [...]

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Stepping Into the Imaginative World of Dr. Seuss

Posted by Chris Richards on February 13, 2017 in Group | No Comments
One of the many simple pleasures of living in a big city like Chicago is the abundance of different art galleries and museums. There are plenty to visit to expand the mind on any given day. One of my particular favorites that I visit time and time again is The Art of Dr. Seuss gallery. [...]

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Uncovering the New You Through Yoga and the Moon

Posted by Kate Berberet on February 3, 2017 in Health | No Comments
Every New Year sparks the urge in people all around the world to look forward and think about their goals. In an effort to try something new and branch out, I decided to attend a yoga workshop at Yoga by Degrees titled New Year, New You, New Moon Restorative Workshop last week. This was something [...]

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How Big is Consumer ID?

Posted by Christopher D'Antonio on January 27, 2017 in Brand | No Comments
The consumer ID movement has generated a lot of buzz over the past two years. For those that don’t know what that means, it’s a social movement promoting consumer protection led by consumer organizations. The movement advocates for the rights of consumers, especially when those rights are compromised by the actions of companies and organizations, which provide [...]

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Eat, Sweat, Stretch – 6 Tips to Improve Your Workout

Posted by Sylvie Burstein on January 12, 2017 in Health | No Comments
New Year, New You Between Christmas and New Years, Chicago is a ghost town, but it’s actually quite wonderful. Everyone takes this time to be with family, get out of town and indulge. As most of us return from the long vacation, we’re immediately reminded of the gluttonous eating and drinking we’ve done and the [...]

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Seeking Discomfort

Posted by Rebecca Seiler on January 4, 2017 in Group | No Comments
There was a time when I thought that I would be in Cincinnati forever. It was close to my family, big enough to feel exciting and I had a community. I was comfortable. At my college graduation, however, the commencement speaker completely disrupted my vision. Kirk Perry, the president of brand solutions at Google and [...]

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Nostalgia for the Holidays

Posted by Chris Richards on December 28, 2016 in Group | No Comments
It’s that time of year again - late December. The holiday season is upon us. It has begun. Each person celebrates the holidays in his or her own way. However, we all have one simple thing in common; holiday traditions. These traditions can range from family get-togethers, specific meals, reoccurring destinations and activities, or simply just [...]

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Ultimate Summers

Posted by Jessi LeDonne on December 20, 2016 in Group, Health | No Comments
If you’ve ever had the chance to be out in Chicago at 6am on a Saturday, you know how peaceful and calm this typically active city can be. I get the opportunity to experience this almost every Saturday May–October. As my Logan Square neighbors sleep, I’m frantically collecting a duffle bag for the weekend while [...]

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A Different Type of Baby Product

Posted by Margarita Golenson on December 13, 2016 in Brand | 1 Comment
Today, the baby product industry is littered with companies touting the same blissful, healthy, adorable baby as their brand image and while this imagery has worked in the past, parents today are looking for something more. They want to ensure the products they are using on their children are made from the highest quality and natural [...]

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