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Well Being

“Well being is a body and spirit life-long search that brings some lightness to your life.

Editor's Picks — (4/10/15)

Paraiso Verde

A gem where one can reconnect with nature, enjoy the endless beach, the waves for surf, yoga classes healthy foods and more.

Culture — (6/5/15)

Pétition en faveur d’un plan Marshall contre l’échec scolaire

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Editor's Picks — (4/8/15)

Fazenda Catuçaba

“A true rural idyll” settled on the rolling hills of the countryside, right outside of the historical town, São Luiz do Paraitinga in Brazil.

Story — (4/27/15)

7 (not-so) healthy foods

raw almond milk

Recipe — (5/11/15)

Lullaby Latté

Replace the traditional warm milk given to children who can’t sleep with a warm, comforting and dairy-free almond or cashew milk latte.

Story — (4/15/15)

Wellness Rituals

Our favorite self-care, at-home South American-inspired rituals include setting aside an entire day for rest and nurturing without any electronics or outside influence.

Story — (4/20/15)

Insolito

A boutique hotel Brazilian style.

Recipe — (5/3/15)

Natasha Corrett Recipe

A cleansing and calming tea.

Recipe — (4/17/15)

Portobello Burger

I love the idea of using Portobello mushrooms as the buns of a burger – they are melt-in-the-mouth delicious as well.” Natasha Corrett

Interview — (6/23/15)

With Sarah Britton

Wellness contributor Rebecca Leffler sat down with the vegetable visionary to talk about her book and how she stays true to her “roots” despite worldwide success.

Culture — (5/29/15)

Sleep for Success

This comprehensive book discusses current psychological and medical research on what happens when we sleep – and when we don’t.

Interview — (4/13/15)

with Alter Eco founders

Chocolate and quinoa lovers? This article is for you.

Recipe — (3/20/15)

Aubergine, Feta and Pomegranate Salad

by London Chef Pauline Byres.

Story — (4/3/15)

6 Sexy Superfoods for Spring

Put the spring in your step with these South American superfoods wherever in the world you are.

Story — (3/25/15)

Trending in London:

The UK is revamping its health image, with London being the epicenter of the health and wellness movement.

Story — (3/22/15)

London’s Beauty and Wellness Hotspots

Accomplished author and philanthropist
Marie-Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, gives us a glimpse into some of London’s beauty and wellness hotspots.

Story — (3/6/15)

Long live the green!

Voilà some tips for the perfect cuppa brought to you by the Commonwealth of Green Nations.

Recipe — (3/13/15)

Hemsley & Hemsley Recipe

The Hemsley sisters share a healthy recipe with BWB!

Recipe — (2/26/15)

The perfect winter soup

Editor's Picks — (2/20/15)

MPG

Their garments feel and look so great on, you will want to wear them for everyday use!

Story — (3/3/15)

Essential Oils

In regard to weight loss, smells can combat the struggles that accompany shedding pounds.

Interview — (2/17/15)

Renée Loux

We caught up with the trendsetter in the environmental and sustainable food movement. This is what she had to share about foods for the season, beauty foods, and her life today between L.A. and N.Y.C.

Story — (2/26/15)

Blackberry Farm

Charm and rejuvenation nestled in the Smoky Mountains of Tennesse

Interview — (2/16/15)

Les Fermes de Marie

Marie Sibuet, the young and dynamic director, of the five-star hotel and spa shares with us her ideas about beauty and the French art de vivre.

Story — (2/26/15)

The Best in Ski and Spa

Recipe — (2/24/15)

Snowtmeal !

When the weather outside is frightful, try this snowtmeal. It will actually comfort your insides and bring a smile to your face thanks to mood-boosting omega-3-filled chia seeds and blood sugar-regulating, soluble fiber-packed oats.

Story — (2/20/15)

The benefits of stretching

It is important to incorporate flexibility training into a well-rounded fitness routine.

Story — (2/12/15)

Do we still need vitamins if we eat well & work out?

My skin care routine is perfection—and sunblock is my best friend. So, with all that going for me, do I still need vitamins? Can they really contribute to healthier skin? The answer simply is—Yes.

Story — (2/11/15)

Indagare Intel: Alpine Skiing

The ski junkies at Indagare have put together a comprehensive guide to Europe’s hottest ski resorts.

Editor's Picks — (1/28/15)

Koral Activewear

Versatility, sophistication, and figure-flattering fabrics are top priorities for the brand Koral activewear.

Interview — (1/28/15)

Urban Remedy

Created with the busy modern lifestyle in mind, with the idea that a healthy diet equals vibrant health.

Interview — (1/26/15)

International Orange

We recently visited the beautiful day spa in San Francisco.

Story — (2/5/15)

Winter Herbal Teas

The herbal teas or infusions that are presented here are easy to prepare and will help you spend a healthy winter.

Recipe — (2/23/15)

From the kitchen of Renée Loux

These crunchy, minty, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate delights are reminiscent of the irresistible Girl Scout cookie classics, though made with clean ingredients.

Recipe — (1/21/15)

Julie Morris Recipe

These healthy energy bars are naturally sweet-and-spiced snacks on hand for whenever an energy boost is needed.

Editor's Picks — (1/24/15)

Seed + Salt

The new café celebrates clean eating by favoring taste, aesthetics and well being.

Story — (2/2/15)

Blissful Wellness Rituals

By staying mindful of nutrition, exercise, and stress levels, we can avoid falling into a slump and manifesting sickness in our bodies and minds.

Story — (1/24/15)

15 best spots in San Francisco

Here is BWB’s selection of places we love in San Francisco

Culture — (4/10/15)

Eat, Taste, Heal

This book is an excellent guide to Ayurvedic philosophy of health and nutrition and includes many delicious recipes.

Interview — (1/21/15)

with Julie Morris

Meet the Queen of Superfoods!

Editor's Picks — (1/19/15)

Café Gratitude

The food strikes a nice balance between flavor and health and pleases all different palates.

Editor's Picks — (1/17/15)

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles

The hotel has become a one-stop wellness shop, complete with holistic beauty treatments, pure foods and total zen.

Recipe — (1/19/15)

Café Gratitude Recipe

Roasted Brussel Sprouts in a Maple Miso Glaze

Story — (1/12/15)

Fabulous Fit on the West Coast

Here is a sampling of the latest and greatest for all things fitness & wellness in L.A – S.F

Story — (1/10/15)

Take a Hike

A very french take on an american passion…

Recipe — (12/29/14)

Hot Cocoa Recipe

Editor's Picks — (1/5/15)

Dandelion Chocolate

Interview — (1/15/15)

Unplug Meditation

The new place where you can come and go easily to take a 30 or 45 minutes meditation class.

Interview — (1/7/15)

With Matthew Kenney

He speaks to BWB’s contributor Rebecca Leffler about true plant love and casting a spell on the mainstream food industry.

Interview — (1/5/15)

The Springs

Imagine a yoga studio, a spa, a cool and hip store, and a juice bar and café all in one place!

Culture — (3/16/15)

with Natasha Corrett

Honestly Healthy is more than a cookbook, it is a guide to promote balanced and healthy living.

Recipe — (12/18/14)

Très green, très clean and très chic (edible) Holiday gifts

Culture — (12/7/14)

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

Recipe — (11/28/14)

Recipes with Apples

Editor's Picks — (12/16/14)

Happy – and healthy – holidays in St Barths

Story — (12/29/14)

To exercise or not to exercise on holidays…?

Story — (12/15/14)

The Holidays

Editor's Picks — (12/19/14)

La Compagnie

A new boutique airline makes Paris-New York travel très chic and très healthy

Editor's Picks — (11/18/14)

L’Arpège Restaurant

Alain Passard is revolutionizing French cooking by bringing vegetables from their traditional role as supporting actors for meat & fish into the spotlight as stars in their own right.

Culture — (12/1/14)

The Fat Radish

Anyone that has dined at legendary NYC restaurant The Fat Radish has likely dreamed of living in the Fat Radish kitchen.

Editor's Picks — (11/14/14)

Vital Dôme

Studies have shown that infrared heat is the most beneficial, helping to cleanse the body of harmful toxins.

Editor's Picks — (11/13/14)

YUJ Yoga

Check out YUJ, a new yoga clothing brand fresh from la France.

Editor's Picks — (11/11/14)

Mandarin Oriental Paris

The latest buzz from Paris: the Mandarin Oriental’s rooftop beehive !

Interview — (11/10/14)

with Rebecca Leffler

Rebecca Leffler is an American journalist, author and consultant who recently traded the red carpets of Paris for the green carpet in NYC.

Interview — (11/5/14)

Marie-Victoire Debré

In Paris, BoJus is the new detox brand everyone talks about in the beauty world.

Editor's Picks — (11/3/14)

Molitor Hotel in Paris

Take a dip in luxury at an iconic Parisian hotspot.

Story — (11/21/14)

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

With Christmas around the corner, the cold front marching on, and the many food excesses the season entails, our body needs some extra care.

Editor's Picks — (10/27/14)

Le geek, c’est chic!

The Galaxy Gear Fit wristband that syncs with the phone looks like it’s straight from a fashion runway in the future.

Interview — (10/28/14)

with Angela Le

Story — (10/24/14)

7 golden rules for healthy snacking

Editor's Picks — (10/22/14)

Gaiam Balance Ball Chair

They provide an all-day ergonomic support for a stronger and healthier back.

Editor's Picks — (10/24/14)

Desktop Superfoods!

Interview — (10/22/14)

Paul Scialla

How Delos Living is transforming the global healthy living landscape By Rebecca Leffler.

Recipe — (11/22/14)

Gwenaëlle Ducasse Recipe

Interview — (10/13/14)

Constantin Bisanz from Aloha

The founder of ALOHA takes a pause from changing the world one greens powder at a time to share his tips for a healthy office environment – and life! – with Rebecca Leffler

Recipe — (10/17/14)

Green Smoothie Recipe

Interview — (10/8/14)

Erika Bloom Pilates

Story — (10/3/14)

Yoga for the Desk Jockey

I recommend incorporating the following 3 yoga postures into your workday routine.

Story — (10/1/14)

Get up, Stand up.

The standing desk may be the answer to your back pain and fatigue at work.

Recipe — (10/10/14)

Unpealievable Pea purée

In French, peas may be called “petits pois,” but these petite veggies pack a big nutritional punch.

health article

Story — (9/23/14)

About Meditation

Editor's Picks — (9/26/14)

Calm Mind Retreat

If you think that the words “calm” and “mind” may never be used in the same sentence to describe you, the Mandarin Oriental’s Calm Mind Retreat is for you.

Meditation and Exercise

Story — (9/22/14)

Meditation and Exercise

For someone who already exercises regularly, does adding a daily meditation practice really make a difference?

Culture — (11/3/14)

Clotilde Dusoulier

The book is a history lesson, a whimsical romp through French culture, a cookbook and a work of art all in one.

Editor's Picks — (9/20/14)

Le Chocolat

The pastry chef Pierre Hermé was recently named the « Picasso of Pastry » by Vogue.

Recipe — (10/3/14)

Blueberry Clafoutis

Recipe — (9/15/14)

Quinoa Recipe

Quinoa is packed with protein, magnesium and vitamins and makes for a great filling breakfast, light lunch or hearty dinner.

Interview — (9/15/14)

Chef Daphné Cheng

At 25 years old, Chef Daphne Cheng is a pioneer in haute, plant-based cuisine.

Culture — (9/20/14)

BWB’s link of the month

This month at BWB we have loved reading this article from Bloomberg News that highlights the benefits of meditation.

Story — (9/11/14)

Essential Oils

Essential oils are a powerful gift from nature, offering the best and at the same time, the simplest tool to live a happy and clean life.

Gong meditation session

Story — (9/7/14)

Gongsta

A “gong meditation session”  is supposed to refresh your senses, recalibrate your brain, give you inner peace, even remove your wrinkles if you have any!

Story — (9/1/14)

The September Issue

Time and Silence are the most luxurious things today“. Tom Ford

Yogi Tea health living tips

Recipe — (9/18/14)

Yogi Tea

Yogi tea is supposed to strengthen the nervous system, energize the body, clear the mind.

Coconut Oil health benefits

Story — (8/27/14)

Coconut oil

Coconut oil has a delightful nutty aroma and makes any recipe creamier, but it also happens to boast countless health benefits, especially glowing skin.

Culture — (9/11/14)

Coming to Our Senses

By ‘coming to our senses’ we learn to appreciate the present moment, we learn to savor the senses.

Today's modern woman

Story — (8/18/14)

Painting the Inner Landscape

Today’s modern woman (yes, YOU) is the ultimate multi-tasker. How do we keep on refueling for success?

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