How to Take Care of Your Skin Naturally – Beauty Tips Presented by Nessfeli Natural Skincare

How to Take Care of Your Skin Naturally – Beauty Tips Presented by Nessfeli Natural Skincare

When it comes to antiaging, nothing has been more sought after. It involves a lot of mystique and unfounded beliefs since it is such a heartfelt subject. Myths are sometimes more popular than the naked truth because they are spread by word of mouth and come from tradition, which makes them more believable. Tradition brings its own benefits to some of the time-proven antiaging skin care practices. How to Take Care of Your Skin Naturally – Beauty Tips Presented by Nessfeli Natural Skincare The best way to maintain overall good health is to exercise regularly. As we age, our metabolism […]

Here is What Yoga Practice Can Do For You – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

Here is What Yoga Practice Can Do For You – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

You want to live a full life. You want to feel good. You want to have lots of energy, vitality, power, and stamina. Do I have that right? Well, the great news is that all these can be yours. The ancient art of yoga can be applied to the modern world, where we live in a fast-paced and overwhelming environment. Practically speaking, it can rejuvenate you, give you a new zest for life, and enable you to fully enjoy a sense of health, energy, and creativity. That will do wonders for your happiness in the future… Sounds good, doesn’t it? Let me […]

Top 10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Welcome Fall in Your Hudson Valley Home with Hudson Valley Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander

Top 10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Welcome Fall in Your Hudson Valley Home with Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander

Enjoy this special season to the fullest when the cooler temperatures of autumn make you feel more energetic, especially here in the Hudson Valley. Take in the sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas that are typical of fall days. Read on to discover 10 ways you can celebrate autumn on a budget. Top 10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Welcome Fall in Your Hudson Valley Home with Dino Alexander By Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor (Home & Decor), Real Estate Broker (Alexander Maxwell Realty) Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Photo Studio) (1) Yummy Baked Goods Fall is the perfect time to treat yourself […]

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters

Today I am enjoying some phenomenal coffee with Khadija Beye, the founder of the specialty coffee brand Café Touba, also known as the liquid magic! She has such an interesting story and I can’t wait to share it with you. Discover the newest flavor of Senegal brought to you by Café Touba Coffee Roasters – Interview with Khadija Beye by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: What exactly is Café Touba? I am assuming it’s not just regular coffee. Khadija: Café Touba is Senegal’s best-kept secret. “It’s not just coffee” for sure. The coffee tells […]

The best natural skincare products designed and crafted by Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli right here in the Hudson Valley, New York – Interview by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

NessFeli – The Best Natural Skincare Line created in the Hudson Valley, NY

Today my excitement is on the next level because I get to chat with the beautiful Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli Natural Skincare, based right here in the Hudson Valley. I am this excited because skincare is such an obsession of mine. Spending money on products does not always guarantee quality so the search for good products has been a lifelong journey for me, and probably for you too. And when you find that amazing moisturizer or a serum, your heart will melt with joy and that smile on your face will jump out in an instant. The […]

Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander

People tend to believe that home-based businesses are stress-free. Working from home can actually be stressful. Stress can have a negative impact on an individual and their work if it is not resolved properly. When corrective measures are taken and the work is organized, some stress can be reduced, but the person should remain motivated and strive to overcome it fully. Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Due to the nature of home-based work, a person may feel isolated as there is […]

Working at Home? Time is of the Essence! New Book and Tips by Maxwell Alexander

Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander

I’ve heard people say that they want to work from home mainly for the following reason: they are able to work only when they want to. Even though you can set your own work hours when you work at home, that does not mean you don’t have to adhere to a schedule. Work schedules that are hit or miss…or worse, no schedule at all, simply will not work. Time is of the essence! It’s your time! Millennials – The Balancing Act of Working from Home – New Book by Maxwell Alexander Working from home can be a very, very good […]

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

If you go out to a restaurant to eat, you probably watch your calories very closely. To assist you with your calorie watching when dining out, these tips will help you make the most of it. Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach – Always order salad dressings or sauces on the side, as this way you have control over how much you add to your meal. – When you order grilled fish or vegetables, you should ask that the food be grilled […]

Anyone Can Take Outdoor Adventure Travel to The Next Level

Anyone Can Take Outdoor Adventure Travel to The Next Level – Natural Bodybuilding Tips with Coach Maxwell Alexander

It is getting more and more popular for outdoor adventure travel to take place all over and there are plenty of good reasons why. Traveling on an adventure tour can be one of the most rewarding trips you can take, especially if you’re having fun doing it, moreover, adventure travel should be a part of your natural bodybuilding lifestyle for mental and physical health reasons. As you start to venture into the world of adventure travel, you will find yourself with a multitude of choices to choose from, and each one is just as wonderful as the next. Anyone Can […]

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Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent

It may sound funny to you, but it is really essential to understand your own scent (or “smell”), it is really good to realize and recognize how your body smells as it will affect the type of perfume you choose and be prepared for ordering perfume samples online. Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent – by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine The body and skin of each person has a peculiar smell – similar to a fingerprint, voice check or a model of your chromosome. It is scientifically proven that our doubts, hopes, requirements, our nutritional preferences, […]

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor

When you think about decorating your home, you probably picture colorful throw pillows, an array of rugs and perhaps a bed cover or two. All those elements play a huge role in home décor, but there is another element that is just as important. How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach Artwork can transform your bare walls into things of beauty, and all you need to make it happen is sometimes. You can order everything you need online, from the canvas […]

Summer 2021 Cover Story: Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley’s own Madam President Katie Irwin

Summer 2021 Cover Story: Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley’s own Madam President Katie Irwin

Summer 2021 Cover Story: Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley’s own Madam President Katie Irwin – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Maxwell: Hi Katie! Congrats on the amazing cover photoshoot and of course being elected as the youngest president in the history of the Rondout Rowing Club 🙂 I’ve been in the same boat with you a few times, but please tell our readers a little bit about yourself and your journey from Texas to the beautiful Hudson Valley. Katie: Thank you so much, Maxwell. It has been quite a journey just this year becoming […]

Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Interview on Body, Mind and Spirit, with Health and Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy, now in his 60s, is a health and fitness coach from Rhinebeck, NY. He is currently teaching a weekend class at the Mirbeau Hotel and Spa in Rhinebeck, where he guides his students in a class with Yoga, breath work, and meditation. In addition, he also has a busy corporate career in Analytics and loves combining his “avocation” of Health and Fitness coaching with his business career. Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine We sat down with him to learn more […]

Top Five Benefits of Decluttering Your Home

Top Five Benefits of Decluttering Your Home

Decluttering your home can seem daunting, but it’s actually a lot like exercise. Once you start, you feel better, and you want to keep going. Getting your home decluttered means that everything you have in your space is something you find valuable, and this is good for your spirit and your mind. The Early Steps: Make One Decision The first step in decluttering your home is to start with a focus in just one room. Take multiple containers with you into just one room. You will need  a bag for trash a box for things you want to donate a […]

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Having too much stuff might sound like an oxymoron to some people but the reality is that too much of anything can be a bad thing. In fact, this is pretty much the central maxim of minimalism! What you learn as a minimalist, is that the more you cut back on unnecessary ‘stuff’ and clutter, the less stress you have, the more free you become and the more you can appreciate the few items that really matter to you. But what is ‘too much’? Take a look at this checklist and let’s find out together if you fall into this […]

Eating for a Healthy Heart – Sports Nutrition 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Fitness Model, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist 

Eating for a Healthy Heart – Fitness Nutrition 101 with Maxwell Alexander

Bad cholesterol or a bad diet is something we all experience at some point in time. It’s impossible to eat healthy our whole lives, even though we may try hard to do it. Eating healthy for your heart is something everyone should try to do, especially when it comes to restoring health and reducing heart attacks. Eating for a Healthy Heart – Sports Nutrition 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Fitness Model, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist – Presented by GREEN5 Supplements Your heart and food We know these things for sure – a […]

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Photographer Maxwell Alexander has a keen eye when it comes to integrating powerful emotions and visual imagery—an eye that often transcends dimensions and different mediums, prominently displayed in his new series of fine art sculpture photo prints. A few years back, Maxwell Alexander created a series of sculptures inspired by the idea of mind travel through the Universe. He initially planned to produce a commercial run of these pieces to sell as home decor. However, as he was pulled in multiple directions by the rapidly growing collective of Duncan Avenue brands, Max put his passion project on hold until further […]

The real Dangers of Picaridin - Fire Salamander

The real dangers of Picaridin – yet again, Big Pharma tricks consumers into destroying ecosystems.

We’ve been there before: tobacco, lead, DEET and now Picaridin! Big Box stores along with Big Pharma are selling lethal poison to consumers wrapped in sweet and shiny marketing. In recent years awareness of the health and environmental dangers caused by chemical pesticide DEET has increased dramatically and it has led to a dramatic decline in sales of the insect repellents containing the poisonous pollutant. The chemical industry had to synthesize something fresh, new and cheap, so they did: marketed as a “safer alternative to DEET” pesticide Picaridin has become a staple in chemical insect repellents. Turned out, Picaridin not […]

The 5 Best Tips for Kettlebell Training – with Coach Maxwell Alexander

The 5 Best Tips for Kettlebell Training + Kettlebell Workout Video by Coach Maxwell Alexander

People who do kettlebell training lose a lot of excess fat from their bodies remarkably fast. Professional athletes also use it as part of their workout routine. It’s better to train with kettlebells than boring old dumbbells and cables. Because of that, many people ignore the possibility that kettlebells are dangerous, too, if misused. The 5 Best Tips for Kettlebell Training + Kettlebell Workout Video by Coach Maxwell Alexander Thousands of people have pulled a muscle or strained a ligament after using kettlebells incorrectly. Kettlebells are easy to use for anyone. It consists of only one handle to grab and […]

The Real Deal from a Top NYC Dermatologist on Spring and Summer Skincare

The Real Deal from a Top NYC Dermatologist on Spring and Summer Skincare

(BPT) – As days are getting longer and temperatures are heating up, people are enjoying more time outdoors and this requires updating skincare routines for the months ahead. During the spring and summer, people are exposed to stronger UV rays from the sun and for longer periods of time, which makes it an important time to refresh daily regimens. Top NYC dermatologist Dr. Joshua Zeichner, M.D. shares advice for caring for your skin during warm weather months, so you can continue to look and feel your best — now and for years to come. 1. Safeguard against the sun You […]

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial - 2019 Kitchen Design Trends - Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends by Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends – Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Ah, Millennials, it warms my heart writing about Us – the most consciously awaken generation humans produced so far. We literally design the world around us in sync with Nature and the Universe. So what does it means to design a kitchen like a Millennial? Kitchen is the new Living Room As Millennials are awakening to the wisdom of the Cosmic Intelligence and taking into account the experience of the previous generations, we […]