10 Twin Cities Salons Using Safer Products

10 Twin Cities Salons Using Safer Products

As more people become conscious of ingredient safety in the beauty industry, products that use safer ingredients are getting easier to find. But what about hair and nail salons? Or spa treatments? Conventional hair dyes, chemical treatments, nail polishes, and even styling products can contain ingredients linked to cancer and hormone disruption. We touched on […]

Sage Advice on Aromatherapy

Sammi Boerner gives pointers on how we can use essential oils and aromatherapy promote calm and a deepen our sense of focus and grounding within our homes.

Haus of Ojas: Dismantling Diet Culture

Haus of Ojas

During an interview for the Well Connected Twin Cities Podcast, Nellie Brau explains the role of holistic health coaching and, more specifically, the role Haus of Ojas plays in the dismantling of diet culture.

The Zen Bin: Community Healing in North Minneapolis

the zen bin

“Community is the cure,” says Sierra Carter, founder and CEO of The Zen Bin during an interview for the Well Connected Twin Cities Podcast. Safe space is necessary to begin any healing process. That’s simply how the nervous system works. Unless a person truly feels safe, their nervous system is on alert, diverting more energy […]

Meet Co-Founders Lilly + Alex

Well Connected Twin Cities Founders

Have we met yet? Check out our first podcast episode where we share the story of how Well Connected Twin Cities began. We’re dedicated to making holistic wellness accessible and relatable. Not sure what you’re looking for? Our directory makes it easy for you to search by keyword or symptom to find local experts who […]

How to use Ayurveda to Boost Immunity

Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga, helps us understand that the immune system is like a web that holds together our organs and all bodily functions. It’s the inner nexus of the body.  Ojas is the term for immunity in Ayurveda and it loosely translates to “the fuel for health and growth”. According to Ayurveda, […]

10 Ways to Thrive (Not Just Survive) This Holiday Season

10 ways to thrive this holiday season

The air is crisp and cool (especially in Minnesota), which means that the festive and fun holiday season is just a few weeks away.   Are you excited for the upcoming holiday season? While I love this joyful, festive, and fun time of year I also know how it can take a toll on us […]

What is Healing?

What is Healing

When I first started receiving energy work (or “healing sessions”) in 2012, I had someone in my life who really didn’t understand what I was doing. I was asked, “aren’t you healed yet?,”  and I found this question interesting, something I still think about to this day.  The concept of healing as something we do […]

How to Start a Meditation Practice


Why meditate? With the fast paced demand of our growing world pressing against our free time, it can be hard to put aside a quiet moment for ourselves. This is especially true when we are asked to quiet our thoughts. The idea itself can seem daunting, and takes time and effort. It is, however, worth […]