2018 Year in Review – Lifestyle & Health

Welcome back to our 2018 Year in Review. What a year it was! We learned so much regarding our health. Let’s look back at the year in Lifestyle & Health.

2018 Lifestyle & Health

In 2018, our Lifestyle & Health Correspondent, Roula Marinos Papamihail, MA, CHHC, FDN-P; Chief KEFI Correspondent Kiki Vale; and guest writer Dr Angeline Beltsos, MD helped us to be healthier. Let’s take a look back at 2018 in Lifestyle & Health.

2018 Year in Review: Lifestyle & Health

Get Healthy with Lifestyle & Health Correspondent Roula Marinos Papamihail, MA, CHHC, FDN-P

This past year, Roula provided more great tips and resources to help us get healthy.

Why You Should Make New Year’s DECLARATIONS Instead of Resolutions

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Do you fail to achieve them every year? Making new year’s declarations can actually lead to better success. Find out! Read more  

Ancient Greeks: 7 Ways to Fall in Love

All you need is love — and according to the Ancient Greeks, there are many different kinds of love. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, find out about the 7 kinds of love and their meanings, and how to apply them to your life! Read more

New years resolutions vs declarations

As we go into a new year, remember to set up the year success with declarations instead of resolutions. GOOGLE IMAGES

True Fasting: It’s About More Than Food

Greek Orthodox Lent is a time of true fasting. It’s is the strictest and longest fasting season of the year. It means abstaining from foods including dairy, meat, fish and seafood (with backbones), olive oil and wine. However, true fasting is more than just about fasting from food. Learn more in our special Pascha Edition 2018. Read more

Greek-Americans and Emotional Eating

Are you an emotional eater and a Greek-American? Read on to see how the two relate and what that means for you and your immediate family. Read more

Do You Have the Post Greece Blues? – Part 1

Did you experience Post Greece Blues (PGB) on your return from Greece this year? Did you even know that it’s a real thing? Learn more & get tips to help. Read more

Do You Have the Post Greece Blues? – Part 2

Last time we revealed that Post Greece Blues is a real thing! Today, learn more about why Greece is good for you, why you feel “off” upon return, & what you can do. Read more

A Greek Girl’s Christmas: How to Thrive and Not Just Survive this Holiday Season

Are you a Greek girl celebrating Christmas this year? Do you want to thrive this holiday season rather than just survive? Read on to find out how. In our Special Christmas Issue 2018. Read more

Get KEFI with our Chief KEFI Correspondent Kiki Vale

Kiki Vale shared some heart-warming stories this year. Let’s look back.


Kiki Vale is back with some important words to keep your KEFI strong throughout this Lenten season. In our special Pascha Edition 2018. Read more

Kefi Thriving Kiki Vale

Opportunities, mindfulness, and STRIVING are the recipe for growth and excellence in life and especially during the six-week journey that ushers in the Paschal holiday. IMAGE: PIXABAY

The Gift that Keeps Giving

This Christmas my heart is in the gift, the one called THE MESSAGE, which gives forever.  Learn more in our special Christmas Issue 2018. Read more

FERITLITY LOGIA from Dr Angeline Beltsos, MD

This year, Dr. Angeline Beltsos, MD continued offering FERTILITY LOGIA, a special series exclusive to WindyCity Greek, and sponsored by Vios Fertility Institute.

Let’s take a look back. 

FERTILITY LOGIA: 5 Important Weight Loss Ideas for a Healthy Mom & Healthy Baby

Dr. Angeline Beltsos of Vios Fertility Institute is back with more Fertility Logia. Today, she talks about weight loss for a healthy mom & baby. Find out! [sponsored] Read more


Fertility Logia by Dr Angeline Beltsos of Vios Fertility Institute

Getting rid of that extra weight and getting healthy will help your fertility by making it more likely to achieve pregnancy, less chance of miscarriage and better chance of healthy pregnancy and baby. IMAGE: PIXABAY

FERTILITY LOGIA: Endometriosis: 10 Surprising Facts That You Must Know

Dr. Angeline Beltsos of Vios Fertility Institute is back with more Fertility Logia! Today she talks about endometriosis. Get these 10 surprising, must-know facts. [sponsored] Read more

2018 Year in Review: Greek Books

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