Welcome to our Family Health issue, where we’re starting the new year with a commitment to ourselves and to all those who we love and care for to talk more about mind and body wellness. That means to give ourselves permission to open up when we’re not feeling well, when we’re overwhelmed, depressed and anxious.
Letting go of the need to always “be fine” is a huge step toward wellbeing.
In this issue, we explore ways to talk to our kids about mental health, more effective ways to set boundaries, interacting with gemstones to intentionally slow down and revisiting yoga as a family.
We also have a nourishing seaweed soup from a local L.A. chef and two different types of travel inspiration – a couples getaway to Honolulu and a mother-daughter California coast road trip. As parents, we know that true wellness is not just about our physical health – its mind, body and soul. Let’s make 2023 a year to nurture all of our senses and all the different parts that make us whole.
Happy New Year!
On the Cover
This month’s cover models are Jessica Rosen and her son Max. Rosen is the owner of One Down Dog (onedowndog.com) yoga studio, which has three locations, as well as online classes.
Photographer Jevone Moore photographed Jessica and Max inside One Down Dog in Echo Park. Learn more about his work at fullimage360.com and @fullimage360 on Instagram.
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