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Relax with a sound bath: Immersive meditation that can improve your mood

Like other sound healers, Maye creates immersive music with quartz crystal bowls, a suede mallet, and her voice. Before you raise your eyebrows, consider that this ancient wellness practice is linked to decreased stress and anxiety.

Unicorns, mermaids, and dragons: The stars of the Academy of Natural Sciences’ latest exhibit

The display, at the Drexel museum until June, connects the dots between fantastic and real-life animals.

Happy Owlentine’s Day: Temple’s mascot gets married

On Valentine's Day, Temple’s live mascot owl, Stella, said "I do" to her longtime mate, Sherlock, at their home in the Elmwood Park Zoo. Philadelphia Eagles' bald eagle mascot, Noah, officiated the wedding.

A local succulent expert takes the hippest houseplant to the next level

Love succulents? Here's how to make a wall-hanging planter in eight easy steps, according to Floral & Hardy's Amy Scipioni.

Where to buy fancy chocolate before Valentine’s Day

10 talented chocolatiers, both old-school and modern, putting out single-origin chocolate bars, intricate buttercreams, hand-painted truffles, and more.

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day events for 10 types of people

Whether you're long-committed or flying solo, these Valentine's Day events have something for everyone.

Organizing tips from Marie Kondo’s Philly-based comrades

Feeling overwhelmed by your clutter? Philly’s professional organizers have lots of advice.

Should you hire your own Marie Kondo to organize your home?

How much do professional organizers cost, and what will they do?

Pull out those colored pencils: Museums worldwide are offering free adult coloring books for download

The library at the Mutter Museum is in on the fun. The week-long Color Our Collections includes images from similarly quirky museums around the world.

Spring festivals and festivities: The Flower Show, Walt Whitman Bicentennial, Broad Street Run, and more

Spring brings an array of blockbuster festivals and festivities, including the Flower Show, the Broad Street Run, Walt Whitman's Bicentennial, Philly Beer Week, and more.