Health and Wellness in Chicago’s River North

On a recent trip to Chicago for work, I found myself in the River North neighborhood. I have visited Chicago many times, but hadn’t focused my visit on a single area. And because this trip was pretty short and work oriented, I wanted to make my exploring easier on myself. That, and it just so happens that River North is pretty dope, especially for health and wellness oriented people. Like me! Stay The hotel our conference had booked us at was The Freehand, located right on Ohio St. It’s right next door to Eataly, and around the corner from some…

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The Art of Professional Traveling with Wellness in Mind

I’ve been traveling professionally for the past seven years. I used to be gone almost every other week for three of those years, which now I can admit was a lot at the time. But I lived it up traveling for work, and in fact I thrived. In the simplest of explanations, it instilled in me a passion for exploration. I remember being 20 years old, and going on my first business trip to New York City, I had never been and the idea of being able to go there for work seemed glamorous. Of course, my role was to…

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10 Great Downtown Austin Lunch Spots

La Condesa: Modern Mexican, great lunch spot because they have my all time favorite salad in all of Austin. The Pollo Mixto is a go to, plus the vibes are a little upscale so it’s great if you need a lunch meeting spot, or just a solo lunch date with your bad self! Where: 400 W 2nd St A, Austin, TX 78701 Wu Chow: Sichuan Chinese restaurant with a great family style menu. When the weather is nice, grab a spot on their patio. Or elect to sit inside and order literally anything, it’s all excellent. But if I was…

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