Alison Harmelin

Alison Harmelin is the mother of three and co-founder of Zeel, along with her husband Samer Hamadeh. Before becoming an “accidental entrepreneur,” Harmelin spent fifteen years in broadcast news as an anchor and reporter, covering such events as the September 11th attacks, the London bombings, and Hurricane Katrina.

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A wrapped holiday gift sitting on the dinner table.
Our Favorite (Good-for-You) Things

Zeel Co-Founder Alison Harmelin shares her top eight brands for this year’s holiday gift shopping.…

Kids and COVID - How Parents and Children Cope
The Kids Are Not Alright

In the early days of COVID, I spent a good deal of time writing essays…

Veterans' Health and Wellness
Veterans’ Health and Wellness: A 365-Day Commitment

With the weight of the world on all of our shoulders, Veterans Day seems to…

Mahri Relin in the middl;e of a workout session.
In Conversation with Trainer and Wellness Coach Mahri Relin: Part 2

Trainer, wellness coach, and in-demand Zeel Virtual Wellness instructor Mahri Relin gives her clients intelligent,…

Mahri Relin leading a fitness session.
In Conversation with Fitness Master Mahri Relin: Part 1

A beloved trainer, wellness coach, and in-demand Zeel Virtual Wellness instructor, Mahri Relin provides her…

Family Dinner Sheltering in Place
Shelter in Place Silver Linings

Originally published in Thrive Global on May 24th, 2020. As a veteran television news reporter,…

Mental Health Awareness in Isolating Times
Mental Health Awareness in an Age of Isolation

Wednesday morning I awoke to a terrible headline, which is not unusual in these unusual…

A statue of a woman and a litting boy looking at each other lovingly.
Love in the Time of Corona

If wife, mother, and start-up co-founder wasn’t enough to keep me busy, I’ve apparently taken…