Hygge: The Simple Philosophy That Will Make You Love Winter
Why do Danish people tend to rank higher in happiness? It just might have to do with hygge, their philosophy that’s all about coziness and self-care.
The Science of Music and Mental Health: How to Put Together a Well-Being Playlist
Carefully and intentionally selecting and using your music can help you practice mindfulness and feel more in control of your feelings.
Does the Winter Gloom Make You SAD? Here’s How to Treat it
Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression that is believed to be triggered by changes in the amount of daylight during certain seasons.
Fit Like Fido: 5 Healthy Habits You Can Learn From Your Dog
Your dog might slobber and snore, but it also lives a pretty healthy life. Here’s how to find inspiration from your pup to live your healthiest life.
Is It Possible to Keep Holiday Traditions Alive This Year?
Big holiday gatherings are seen as high-risk in this COVID-19 era, so families are looking for new ways to keep traditions at the forefront.
Why Spending on Experiences Can Lead to Greater Happiness
Can the way we spend money contribute to happiness? Find out how spending money on experiences rather than material "things" might lead to more satisfaction.
What the Pandemic Taught Us: Finding the Positive in a Tumultuous Year
This year has been tough, but there have been lessons to carry forward. As we look ahead to 2021, take a second to pause and reflect on the good from 2020.
Don’t be SAD this Winter: Exercise to Fight the Winter Blues
When you’re experiencing the winter blues, exercise is probably the last thing you want to do, but research shows it can help improve your mood.
Ideas to Keep the Family Connected this Holiday Season
From virtual chats decked out in your holiday best, to recipe swaps of your family’s favorites, there are ways to celebrate together while apart this season.
Pandemic Parenting: It’s Not Perfect and That’s Okay
The struggle is real. Author Brianna Neace shares her take on parenting through a pandemic - the good, the messy and a healthy dose of grace and understanding.
The Importance of Speaking Up About Your Mental Health Struggles
Professional athlete Kevin Love shares his mental health struggles, here’s why it’s important to be vocal about your own experiences
Your Guide to Finding and Cooking with the Elusive Morel Mushroom
Morel mushrooms usually grow in the wild and are rarely farmed. We share how to find them in nature and prepare them for a dish when you do.
10 Ways to Maximize Productivity When You Work from Home
If you’ve recently had to shift to working from home, you might be feeling confused or overwhelmed with your new work environment. These tips can help.
Your Voice, Your Choice: Why Voting is Good for Your Health
Beyond the mere satisfaction you may receive from helping select the next president, voting also has some surprising health benefits.
Comedy, Caution and Caregiving: Breeda Miller’s Journey
Caregiving can be stressful, but there are small ways to embrace the journey. Read about Breeda Miller's experience and what she learned from it.
Detroit Youth Choir Member Has “High Hopes” for America’s Got Talent Finale
DeAndre “Dre” Elliott has been performing with the Detroit Youth Choir since the 4th grade. Read about his experience performing on America’s Got Talent.
“Detroit Mom” Founder Candid About Breastfeeding Challenges
Elizabeth Lewis runs “Detroit Mom”, a website designed to support parents. She said pressure on moms makes them question their infant feeding choices.
Empowering Woman: Angela Moore Opens Up About Her Life’s Work
At her integrated health studio, The Body Principle, Angela Moore helps clients weave mental health, fitness and nutrition together for complete transformation.
From ‘Yooper’ to ‘Mackinac’: Understanding Michigan-isms
What's a Michigan-ism? Terms and places unique to our state that visitors might not understand. Read our guide and share your favorites in the comments.