Take Care of the Skin You’re In

Take Care of the Skin You’re In

It can be very daunting to pick up a personal care product in a store, from a drugstore to a department store counter, read the labels and know what you’re looking at. Here’s a good place to start if you want toxin-free, good for you (and good for the earth) products....
Independence Without Isolation

Independence Without Isolation

I opened Creative Coworking six years ago, out of personal necessity. I’m what you might call an accidental entrepreneur. With the downturn in the economy in 2009, the company I was working for closed its doors. I started freelancing from home, which seemed great for...
Snap, Crackle and Pop Chiropractic

Snap, Crackle and Pop Chiropractic

The human body and the quest for health may seem complex– and it is. To me, the attraction of chiropractic work as part of a well-rounded health regime is that it can be quite simple and straightforward. There’s a SNAP to it, some CRACKLE, and a POP. SNAP!...
Simple Steps to Keeping on top of Your Papers

Simple Steps to Keeping on top of Your Papers

Do you recognize this scenario of paper overwhelm?  Desk and counter tops covered in piles of paper, kept out in the open so that you’ll remember to deal with them, and yet that important document you need right now is nowhere in sight… As a professional...
Hello Howard: A Case Study in Neighborhood Marketing

Hello Howard: A Case Study in Neighborhood Marketing

Even if you’re not from Chicago, you’ve probably heard of the city’s elevated public train line, the El. Howard Street is the last stop on the northern end of the El’s Red Line. The Howard stop is a transportation hub that bridges the city with...