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New Year, Improved You

Let’s be honest, New Year’s resolutions have a habit of disappearing quicker than the champagne at midnight, but with it also being a new decade why not make that extra effort to make those changes worthwhile and lasting. Whatever it is you decided to do differently we hope our handy guide inspires you to make the 20s a roaring success.

Photo by Chelsea Kyle

Eating healthier is often on the top of everyone’s resolutions but coming up with tasty and quick dishes can be difficult. These recipes from epicurious tick both boxes with dishes like sweet potato and kale pizza, miso-glazed salmon and rustic ratatouille.

Photo courtesy of Burn Cycling

If you’re looking to burn calories and improve your fitness, look no further than The ‘H’ Gym and Burn Cycling in Inglewood. Both facilities are run and owned by Robert Marshall, who has been serving the health and physical fitness needs of the Baldwin Hills, Ladera Heights, Inglewood, View Park and Windsor Hills communities for the last 20+ years. Spin classes at Burn Cycling start from $12 for a 30-minute session. For more details, go to:

Burn Cycling 1218 N La Brea Ave & The ‘H’ Gym 1221 N La Brea Ave, Inglewood

Photo courtesy of Seedlip

Having a dry January? Non-alcoholic spirits are the latest trend to hit LA and are a great way to enjoy guilt-free cocktails. One worth trying is Seedlip, which claims to be the world’s first distilled nonalcoholic spirit brand, and its gin-like beverages are sold at Whole Foods and Bristol Farms and used to mix drinks at numerous bars and restaurants across the city. Try a few of their recipes at home here.

Photo courtesy of Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens

Try giving yourself a few minutes of calm each day with some meditation. There are numerous apps available that can help focus on a specific aspect from helping you relax to improving focus. has rounded up the best apps on the market here. If you’re looking for somewhere to practice or for structured instruction, Peace Awareness Labyrinth & Gardens in West Adams offers weekly workshops to help you on your mindfulness journey.

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