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Mountain Creek: Car-Free Skiing Near NYC

offMetro.com | Posted 02.09.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more winter destination ideas, please visit offMetro.com. Imagine hitting the slopes within two hours of leaving New York City. It's easier than ...

Shawnee Mountain: A Ski and Snow Getaway in The Pocono Mountains

offMetro.com | Posted 02.05.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more winter getaways, visit offMetro.com. The Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania are just a two-hour bus ride from New York City but will still giv...

Hunter Mountain Versus Windham: A Catskills Skiing Smackdown

offMetro.com | Posted 01.27.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more winter sports ideas, visit offMetro.com. A day trip to the Catskills is great way to get out and get vertical. Two popular--and easy to reac...

Woodstock, Vermont: A Car-Free Winter Wonderland

offMetro.com | Posted 01.18.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more Northeast destinations, please visit offMetro.com. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to call Woodstock, Vermont one of New England's prettiest ...

Woodstock, Vermont: A Car-Free Winter Wonderland

offMetro.com | Posted 01.18.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more Northeast destinations, please visit offMetro.com. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to call Woodstock, Vermont one of New England's prettiest ...

Kripalu: Start Your New Year With This R&R Wellness Retreat

offMetro.com | Posted 01.14.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more mental health day ideas, pay a visit to offMetro.com. Jump-start your plans for a healthier new year with a visit to Kripalu, a yoga retreat...

Gourmet Getaway: New Haven, CT

offMetro.com | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
offMetro.com

For more articles on gourmet eats on the East Coast, visit offMetro.com. New Haven, just over 90 minutes from NYC via Metro-North, is gifted with a v...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

6 Benefits To Going Outside In The Fall And Winter

Constance Scharff, Phd | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Constance Scharff, Phd

Even though it's getting colder, there's no reason to become a couch potato. Over the years a rich body of scientific research into the benefits of be...

Does Your Dog Dig? Exactly What You Should Do About It

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

As far as vibrating/shock collars, I'm going to come right out and say it: remote trainers ruin dogs. I see it way too often. Getting shocked or vibrated in the midst of fun leads to insanity. Digging is dog play like balls, mud, and water are kids' play. Play, anger, and electricity don't mix.

10 Ways to Swirl Your Brain

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

An Idle Mind Is the Devil's Workshop. This proverb is from the "Handbook of Proverbs" by the famous British Publisher Henry George Bohn. I have expe...

25 Photos That Reveal Just How Amazing The Human Body Can Be

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living

As a culture, we can be so wrapped up in technological advances, it's easy to forget that one essential, most incredible machine: The human body. Our...

Q&A With Rooftop Film Club Founder Gerry Cottle Jnr.

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.06.2016 | New York
J.L. Sirisuk

New York City possesses one of the most breathtaking and distinct skylines in the word. For remarkable views of the city, one of the best rooftop terraces in New York City belongs to YOTEL in Midtown Manhattan, which is home to a series of screenings this summer by the Rooftop Film Club.

Little Hope in Baltimore for the '2s,' '3s,' and '4s'

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Baltimore City is not unlike many inner cities throughout the country where unemployment rates for black youth tops 50 percent, and black adult unemployment hovers around 20 percent. Blight saturates neighborhood.

Have a Running Club? 9 Ways to Keep Everyone Engaged

Jamie Walker | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

​It's no mystery that running with a group can be one of the most fun ways to help you get fitter faster. Having a network to lean on that can support you while also challenge you and hold you accountable for workouts can be the best and easiest way to stay motivated. Plus, let's face it, it's so much easier to tackle those miles when you've got some great company.

5 Eco-conscious Sunscreens for Outdoor Adventures

Sierra | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Sierra

The sunscreens on our list are chemical-free, protect against both UVA (skin cancer-causing) and UVB (sunburn) rays and are all under $25.

What's Better: Exercising More Or Sitting Less?

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

There's no doubt we can all make an effort to increase our standing or walking outside of the hours we're expected to sit.

My Dog Sucks

Dana King | Posted 05.25.2014 | Comedy
Dana King

Yup, that's my Brew Brew. Always by my side, showing me nothing but love. I think all this big goof actually knows is to love. And you know what's probably the most annoying thing about him? How he makes me love him back.

How Sitting Too Much Is Making Us Sick and Fat -- And What to Do About It

Chris Kresser | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Kresser

There's no question that regular exercise is essential to health. For the vast majority of our evolutionary history, we've had to exert ourselves -- often quite strenuously -- to get food, find shelter and simply survive.

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of Your 'Senior Moments'

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.20.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Everyone, at any age, forgets. Your senior moment may be no different than the junior moments you've had your whole life.

Rx for Adult Play Year Round

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Stevanne Auerbach

Whatever you select to play with, make it a great opportunity to learn something new, be more creative, and take ample time to relax, and experience more joyful play times.

A Gift That Lasts a Lifetime

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Stevanne Auerbach

You can join a special holiday gift giving campaign (in cooperation with Save the Children) and purchase a One World Futbol.

Dr. Toy's Tips on Toys for Holiday Joy

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Sometimes it seems that books have lost their appeal to children (and to adults), but this may be simply competition between traditional forms of learning and new electronics that appear compelling.

This Weekend: Folk Monster Showcase

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 12.12.2012 | Los Angeles
J.L. Sirisuk

With All Hallows' Eve quickly approaching, and L'art Pour L'art has their fall showcase entitled Folk Monster.

I Saw Elizabeth Edwards and Won't Forget Her

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

In the coverage of Elizabeth Edwards' death, I keep hearing in my head what a friend of hers is purported to say. She didn't lose her battle with cancer, she won it everyday.