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The Shops at Sharp End Will Hold Celebration of Women Event

This International Women’s Day join The Shops at Sharp End, Missouri Women’s Business Center and women from across mid-Missouri for the Celebration of Women event. The Shops at Sharp End will host the event by the Missouri Women’s Business Center, whose mission is “dedicated to breaking down barriers to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial success, with a […]

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Fleet Feet Supports Women Through Mardi Bras Event

Join Fleet Feet from 4-7 p.m. tonight to learn more about sports bras! Having the proper bra support is important for a woman’s health. The business plans on having special deals and fittings throughout the event to ensure the right fit for customers to improve their health. Fleet Feet is located at 10 W. Nifong […]


Wilson’s Fitness Hosts 13th Annual Fitness For A Cure

Tie up your sneakers and get your heart pumping at Wilson’s Fitness’s 13th Annual Fitness for a Cure event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at The Crossing Church. This event pairs up with the American Cancer Society and looks to raise funds and awareness of heart disease for American Heart Month. […]

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The Power of Keeping Your Heart Happy and Healthy

Ah, February, the month of love! A month where we celebrate the healthy relationships in our lives, and one where we are reminded to hug our loved ones a little tighter. I know Valentine’s Day isn’t everyone’s favorite holiday, but I do love a bouquet of roses, some chocolate and heart-shaped everything. I just can’t […]

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Tapping Into Your Own Hormones To Create A Harmonious Lifestyle

Have you ever felt like you’re a hamster on a wheel constantly running, working tirelessly and not seeing results in different areas of your life? Whether that be physical goals, work achievements, finishing school, wanting a family, getting to retirement? The list goes on. Self-improvement is not about trying to be better than anybody else. […]

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New Year: Ins and Outs

If your goal in the new year is to support your body holistically, source more food locally, lower your toxin burden and clean up your beauty routine, all the while trusting God with it all and having grace in your journey… Let’s be friends! A week into 2024, I have seen vision board creations, ins […]

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Trivia Night Benefits Dancing with Missouri Stars

Select a team of six and put your minds to the test from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday for Trivia Night benefitting Dancing with Missouri Stars. The event will take place at API Project Fitness and will include light appetizers and cocktails. A table for your team costs $250 and a general admission ticket for spectators is […]

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Envision 2024: One Day Vision Casting Retreat

Make this new year your best one yet by attending the Envision 2024: One Day Vision Casting Retreat from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Guided by Krista Kippenberger, Sarah Shorthose and Marie Newell, this retreat is to help you to clarify your vision, whether that be a business idea, an artistic endeavor, etc., and […]


Ragtag Cinema Showing Thelma and Louise This Tuesday

Grab your best friend and head over to Ragtag Cinema for their Extra Credit showing of Thelma and Louise at 6 p.m. Tuesday. According to Ragtag’s website, the Extra Credit series “re-examines pop-culture cinema through an academic lens, as University of Missouri researchers from across the scholarly spectrum collide to poke, prod and dissect films.” […]

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Set Intentions and Vision Board with Self-Care at The Strand

Starting 2024 off on the right foot helps with mindset and well-being when looking into the new year. It helps when you have a group of like-minded individuals to assist you in brainstorming and honing in one what you most want out of the year. From 6:15-8 p.m. Jan. 8, 2024, join others at The […]

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Nourish Café & Market Starts the 12 Days of Nourish

Nourish Café & Market is once again hosting the 12 Days of Nourish, offering customers a chance to win all kinds of healthy giveaways leading up to Christmas. On Monday, participants had the chance to win three LMNT sampler packs; today, you can enter to win a side dish dressing of your choice; Wednesday, Nourish […]


How Finding Your “Why” Helps Drives Your Health and Well-being

As the year is coming to an end, the holidays are typically a joyful and celebratory time filled with parties, family gatherings, friends, special traditions and good food! But the holiday season can also have its challenges for many people for different reasons. These can include staying focused on a healthy lifestyle goal, such as […]

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A Sound Body: A Winter Solstice Celebration Allows for Relaxation

Take away the holiday stress as we welcome the first day of winter. Honor the season meant for rest and reflection with A Sounds Body: A Winter Solstice Celebration. Sink into the candle-lit sounds and guided meditation led by Syd Hemwall as she allows you to tune into your body and spirit, releasing any discomfort […]

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Don’t Let Your Health and Fitness Goals Fall Back with the Clock

Well, we’ve fallen back. We lost that extra hour of daylight. Great news, that doesn’t mean you have to fall back on your health and fitness goals! Trust me, I know it’s hard to find the motivation to move when it’s dark when you wake up and again when you go to bed. But, if […]

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Being Your Own Advocate When It Comes to Your Health

As a nervous-system centered chiropractor in our community, one of the things I hear on a daily basis is, “Well, my doctor said…” “My doctor prescribed…” “My doctor…” While I definitely believe you should seek medical advice when it comes to your health, I also believe you should be your own health advocate. What does […]


New Salad and Delivery Options are Available at Pasta La Fata

Three new salad options are now on the menu at Pasta La Fata. The autumn salad includes local mixed greens, shaved brussel sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, currants, toasted pecans and parmesan with a balsamic vinaigrette dressing. A classic chopped wedge mixes iceberg lettuce, local bacon, roasted red peppers and red onion with a cream gorgonzola […]

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How to Navigate Holiday Stress

Illustration provided by Burrell Behavioral Health The holiday season brings so much with it — celebrations, family gatherings, traditions, dinners and more. And while each piece brings its own layer of fun and revelry, this season also can bring some less welcome feelings, like stress and anxiety. “There’s this duality at the holidays where it’s […]

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Participate in Lizzy’s 6th Annual Walk of Faith at New Location

Columbia is gearing up for the highly anticipated 6th Annual Lizzy’s Walk of Faith 5K Walk/Run, but it’s at a new location this year. Starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, walk for a cause at Bethel Park to honor Lizzy and other children who have battled childhood cancer while raising funds for pediatric cancer research and […]


Main Squeeze Makes Changes to its Business

Main Squeeze in downtown Columbia has made some big changes to its business. According to an announcement on Facebook, owner Leigh Lockhart says after 25 years of running a busy food-based business, Main Squeeze no longer offers food. “While my support for cruelty-free eating has never been stronger, my passion for running a busy food-based […]


Finding Self-Care in Regular Activity

Back to school. Fall sports. After-school activities. Football tailgates. There are so many things that September brings, including the start of fall. While the feeling of a fresh start can be rejuvenating, it also can be stressful to add so many things to the to-do list. Maybe you are a parent, juggling the schedules for […]