How to Read Your Pet’s Body Language

Because our pets can’t talk to us, they give us signals to let us know how they are feeling. But are you sure you can read those signals? “Most conflicts that arise between animals and humans are due to miscommunications,” said Dr. Kimberly Krug of the...

Incredible Tours You Can Take From Home

As quarantine continues to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is easy to feel disconnected from the rest of the world. Luckily, that doesn’t have to be the case! Around the globe, various museums, amusement parks, zoos, theaters, and even NASA are offering free virtual experiences...

Planning An Adventure Wedding

As we continue to physically distance, more couples are choosing an outdoor wedding. Here at Actively Northwest, though, we like to level up and make it an adventure. What could be more exciting than having your adventure wedding on a remote island in the middle of...

Native Plants Bring Birds and Bees to Your Yard

If you’re looking to add some low-maintenance plants, shrubs and trees to your garden, why not go native? Native plants are those that have evolved under local growing conditions. Western Washington is a haven for everything from salal and huckleberry to vine maple and madrone. Native plants...

How to Sleep Despite Feelings of Worry and Anxiety

As the world shelters in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, feelings of anxiety and worry can impact sleep. Sleep can be disrupted when stressful events like illness and job losses happen. Additionally, we can’t count on the same schedule of getting up and...