Attempting to maintain a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle
can be challenging for the average city dweller. It’s
tricky to find the time to catch up on the latest health news. But juggling a job or housework
while raising children may feel downright daunting. Fortunately, the
internet is a superb source for all things health-related. With that in mind, we discovered
some of the best wellness websites which are sure to keep you fit and feeling
Project: Gretchen Rubin, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The
Happiness Project, has created a blog
in which she posts her short but sweet insights on how to lead a happier life.
TIME’s Healthland: TIME
magazine’s highly informative site offers
an array of articles on topics such as medicine, diet and fitness, love and
family, and mental health.
Tara Parker-Pope’s “Well”
Blog: New York Times columnist
Tara Parker-Pope provides in-depth, practical health advice based on medical
research and expert opinions.
Nourish Interactive: A
family-friendly site with fun
nutrition games for kids, interactive tools, recipes and tips for parents to promote healthy living.
The Juggle: The Wall Street Journal’s health blog provides readers with news
and tips on parenting, workplace issues, commuting, caregiving, and other daily
issues that families face.
Berkeley Parents Network: Founded in 1993, this
website contains thousands of pages
of recommendations and advice from members of the Berkeley Parents Network, an
email-based group of parents in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Practically Green: This
interactive guide gives visitors the
tools to live a healthy green lifestyle with a database of products and
services that are environmentally friendly.
Minding The Body: Psychology Today features a
comprehensive index of blogs from licensed doctors and psychologists. One of
our favorites is
by Linda Wasmer Andrews whose “Ultimate
Napping: A How-To Guide,” is a must-read.
fun game ideas for getting active,
Kidnetic inspires kids to beat bedroom boredom with dancing, fitness
challenges, scavenger hunts, and cooking ideas around the house and outside.
Care2’s Healthy & Green Living: This environmentally-minded webpage covers everything from healthy portion sizes to avoiding sunburn. Don’t miss special sections on gardening and pets!