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Get 2011 in Gear On a SoulCycle Bike

Posted January 15, 2011 | 11:58:54 (EST)

Here we are, two weeks into the New Year, and chances are all the well-intentioned resolutions you put on paper somewhere between the countdown and that last glass of champagne are in need of resuscitation. If you're anything like the rest of Americans, fitness goals appeared somewhere (most likely, very...

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The New York Guide to the Perfect Fourth of July

Posted July 2, 2010 | 18:05:20 (EST)

What better way to celebrate America's independence than with a little rebellion? This holiday, don't settle for the same old, dull routine...here are three tips to help you celebrate with a bit o' bang.

Every masterpiece begins as a blank canvas, so pay a visit to Elena Capo at Soho...

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Summit Series DC10: What To Do With 150 Years of Life

Posted May 17, 2010 | 02:28:06 (EST)

It's not everyday that President Bill Clinton agrees to speak before a group of 750 entrepreneurs with a mean age under 30. Then again, it's worth mentioning that the 750 twenty-somethings in question on this particular night in Washington, D.C. are responsible for some of the country's most substantial and...

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Soho House New York Wellness Week, Day 4: That's All, Folks!

Posted January 30, 2010 | 00:01:27 (EST)

Soho House New York Wellness Week

Day 4: FINAL COUNTDOWN

And so, on this penultimate day of January, Soho House New York's Wellness Week comes to an end, as all good things must. But who's to say we can't have wellness week every week? If there's one thing I've learned...

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Soho House NY Wellness Week, Day 3: Rub Your Belly for Good Luck

Posted January 28, 2010 | 22:13:43 (EST)

Soho House New York Wellness Week

Friday from 9am-2pm

Loretta Young; http://www.theartofbodywork.com/ 

Loretta Young practices Arvigo Maya Abdominal Massage, which is a massage technique developed by Dr. Rosita Arvigo in the 1980s. This gentle massage technique is designed to noninvasively manipulate the internal organs. According to Arvigo,...

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Soho House NY Wellness Week, Day 2: Acupuncture, Anyone?

Posted January 27, 2010 | 22:15:03 (EST)

Soho House New York Wellness Week

Monday through Friday from 9am-2pm

Michelle Spina; http://www.michellespina.com/ 

Michelle Spina is a master practitioner skilled in the art of pulse diagnosis yielding highly effective results. Her intuitive nature and unique point protocols have made her a highly sought after practitioner and...

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Soho House NY Wellness Week, Day 1: I definitely wasn't ready...

Posted January 26, 2010 | 19:06:15 (EST)

Soho House New York Wellness Week

Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-2pm

Dr. Jurica; http://www.drscottjurica.com/
Dr. Scott Jurica is a holistic doctor specializing in integrative medicine, nutrition and applied kinesiology. Dr. Jurica will combine an array of the latest natural medicine techniques to aid weight loss, allergies, fatigue, or...

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Soho House New York's Wellness Week: Are You Ready??

Posted January 22, 2010 | 15:51:53 (EST)

Monday, January 25 marks the kickoff of Soho House New York's Wellness Week. The boutique member's club and hotel, in collaboration with its in-house spa, Cowshed, has assembled an impressive roster of health and wellness professionals--including Dr. Alejandro Junger, the cleanse specialist of Gwyneth/GOOP fame--who are ready to help us...

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Finding My Mentor, Mr. Carpenter

Posted December 18, 2009 | 10:49:30 (EST)

I wonder if this is a widespread condition, or prevalent only in the unique sample I have encountered, but it seems that youths today do not respect their elders. I don't mean that in the "don't talk back to your mother!" way. I mean it in the "we think we...

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A Quickie on Bed Bugs

Posted November 16, 2009 | 18:42:15 (EST)

Now, this blog doesn't quite fit my usual mold of ruminations on emotional health, introspection and personal growth--"living consciously", as I like to summarize. But I couldn't very well sit by and not tell this gruesome tale. Therefore, I present you with a "quickie" article on the terrifying BED...

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The Summit Series: Lessons in Being Brave

Posted November 11, 2009 | 13:41:20 (EST)

I remember, back when the Harry Potter books first hit the scene, my family and I would play a very cheesy game amongst ourselves, trying to peg which of the four school houses--Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, or Ravenclaw--each of us would have been sorted into. Considering the mammoth book sales Ms....

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When Soul Searching Isn't Enough

Posted March 16, 2009 | 19:59:04 (EST)

My parents, like everyone else's parents, want me to get a job. "What are you passionate about? What do you love to do? What makes you happy?" Within the first five minutes of any conversation we have, I am asked these questions expectantly, as if they are hoping that I...

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The Price Of Personality

Posted February 5, 2008 | 00:18:41 (EST)

This January, I joined my family just outside of Portland, Maine for a week long vacation. Being that I live in the dorms at University, I don't get to spend much quality time with my entire nuclear family, so this was a very rare and special experience. As happens when...

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Three Secrets for Interpersonal-Relationship Perfection

Posted January 8, 2008 | 14:50:00 (EST)

If you're anything like me, chances are 90% of the resolutions you made as the ball dropped and you finished your nth kir royale have since been sent scuttling back to the heap of "things I'd like to do/be/practice next year." And we're only at January 8, people.

I...

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My Family's War Over Christmas Gifts

Posted December 25, 2007 | 12:03:41 (EST)

Every Christmas, my family wages war. We sojourn to Pennsylvania, to my grandparents' farmhouse, and there the battle begins over whether there is any place for presents in a religious Christmas celebration. My grandparents and parents answer with a resounding "No!" and every year threaten that no presents will be...

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The True Holiday Spirit

Posted December 18, 2007 | 07:27:59 (EST)

This Holy-day (Holiday) season, it's possible that you won't come within 50 feet of a church, mosque, or synagogue. For better or for worse, we have become a distinctly less religious society in the orthodox sense. Some would like to tack this up to the "commodification of religion", whereby helping...

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