Sponsor spotlight: The Downtown Edmonds 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

If we know anything about our holiday gifting goals, we know they’re two-fold: purchasing presents needs to be easy, and it needs to feel good. Thankfully, we live in Edmonds, where hundreds of local businesses abound—all in the same small radius! Bookmark this guide and pull it up when you’re circling the downtown blocks looking…

Verdant Community Wellness Center celebrates grand reopening

The Verdant Health Commission hosted a grand reopening of the Verdant Community Wellness Center in Lynnwood on Friday. Closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the wellness center is now open for public use. From wellness booths to mascots handing out balloons, the reopening contained something for the whole family. The Verdant team…

Snohomish Health District releases new community health assessment for county

New data released by the Snohomish Health District confirms that suicide, opioid misuse and youth mental health are among the top health issues in Snohomish County. But the county’s rates of homicide, cigarette smoking, melanoma deaths, lung cancer deaths, youth driving impaired, deaths due to motor vehicle crashes, and children living under the federal poverty…

Edmonds Senior Center partners with Bastyr to sponsor low-cost natural medicine clinic

The Bastyr Center for Natural Health Clinic partners with the Edmonds Senior Center to provide naturopathic medicine and consultations every Wednesday. The clinic is currently located at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center while the new Edmonds Waterfront Center is under construction. Patients of all ages have come from Edmonds and nearby communities to receive a range…

Art & Mindfulness for Women in Edmonds Returns

Women are gathering for a unique urban day retreat experience on Friday, October 25th at Artworks in downtown Edmonds.  The Release™ retreats bring together therapeutic art making with professionally facilitated discussion, personal journal writing, mindfulness and guided meditation. Edmonds-based Psychotherapist Peggy Farah, LMHC designed the program to be a mix of playful and reflective where women…

Sponsor spotlight reminder: Art & Mindfulness for Women in Edmonds returns

Women are gathering for a unique urban day retreat experience on Friday, September 20th at Artworks in downtown Edmonds. The Release™️ retreats bring together therapeutic art making with professionally facilitated discussion, personal journal writing, mindfulness and guided meditation. Edmonds-based Psychotherapist Peggy Farah, LMHC designed the program to be a mix of playful and reflective where…

Robin Fenn

Verdant’s Robin Fenn to speak at Edmonds Chamber lunch meeting April 25

Robin Fenn, Ph.D, LICSW, Superintendent of the Verdant Health Commission, is the guest speaker at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, April 25. The meeting will run from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Scott’s Bar and Grill, 8115 Lake Ballinger Way, Edmonds. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. You can register here.

Fitness Corner: Get back into the working-out game

After an unexpectedly intense workout this morning, I found myself crying. This is not unusual for a lot of people who work out hard; sometimes, after pushing your mind and body, it’s easy to find yourself overwhelmed with emotion. Just about all of my clients get emotional at some point during our work together. This…

Fitness corner: How one minute of daily breathing changed my life

Editor’s note: We are pleased to welcome back Fitness Corner writer Pritam Potts. Personal Transformation Series Part 1 of 4 One year ago, on the fourth anniversary of my late husband’s death, I huddled in bed to stay warm, utterly alone, defeated and hopeless. It was 20 degrees outside and the furnace was broken, my…

Elemental Massage Therapy & Spa hosting Cookies & Caroling event Dec. 13

Elemental Massage Therapy & Spa is hosting a Cookies & Caroling event from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. Enjoy 40 percent off all products, for one night only. Elemental Massage is located at 51 W. Dayton St., Suite 304. You can learn more and book an appointment at www.elementalmassage.biz. Or call 425-582-0884.