On the Cusp: What being a mix of Big Leo Energy and Virgo perfectionism means for your personality

August 19, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Each month with On the Cusp, we point our astrological magnifying glass on all the people born between two zodiac signs. Because when your birthday falls at either the tail end or the very beginning of your sun sign’s season, your personality may be influenced by your cosmic … Continue reading On the Cusp: What being a mix of Big Leo Energy and Virgo perfectionism means for your personality

This 7-minute heart-opening yoga flow will relieve tension from hunching over a computer all day

August 19, 2019 at 05:28AM by CWC Welcome to Trainer of the Month Club, our brand-new fitness series, where we tap the coolest, most in-the-know fitness leaders to create a month-long fitness challenge. On Mondays, we have our “sweat drops” where you’ll get access to the week’s workout that you can follow along at home. … Continue reading This 7-minute heart-opening yoga flow will relieve tension from hunching over a computer all day

Wait, should we all be using reef-safe sunscreen?

August 17, 2019 at 10:00AM by CWC Nearly 10 million people visit Hawaiʻi each year, and despite the enduring cliché of the sunburned tourist, the majority of travelers wear sunscreen at some point. But as people have been protecting their skin, they’ve inadvertently been damaging one of the islands’ most valuable assets: its coral reefs. … Continue reading Wait, should we all be using reef-safe sunscreen?

This month’s full moon is all about following your heart—here’s exactly what that means for your sign

August 14, 2019 at 10:23AM by CWC After having survived what felt like the longest Mercury retrograde ever (not to mention the aftershocks of its lingering Mercury retroshade, we’re all due for some good vibes. And tomorrow, August 15, with the full sturgeon moon in Aquarius, that’s exactly what we can all expect to get. … Continue reading This month’s full moon is all about following your heart—here’s exactly what that means for your sign

Work-life balance is dead—there’s a better way to think about your relationship with your job

August 13, 2019 at 12:51PM by CWC The idea of “balance”—once a buzzword in the wonderful world of wellness—has largely been abandoned. Now that the workforce has jumped ship on this restrictive 50-50 approach to juggling life and career, all of us need a new way to assess our relationship with work. One that doesn’t … Continue reading Work-life balance is dead—there’s a better way to think about your relationship with your job

The 7-minute, plank-centric yoga flow will fire up every part of your core

August 12, 2019 at 02:01AM by CWC Welcome to Trainer of the Month Club, our brand-new fitness series, where we tap the coolest, most in-the-know fitness leaders to create a month-long fitness challenge. On Mondays, we have our “sweat drops” where you’ll get access to the week’s workout that you can follow along at home. … Continue reading The 7-minute, plank-centric yoga flow will fire up every part of your core

Nicole Cardoza believes wellness is a human right—and she’s putting her money where her mouth is

August 09, 2019 at 08:34AM by CWC Nicole Cardoza, a yoga teacher, entrepreneur, and advocate, opened Instagram in late June and was surprised to see her own face smiling back at her from Yoga Journal‘s feed. The photo was part of a post asking readers to vote on who should be featured on the next … Continue reading Nicole Cardoza believes wellness is a human right—and she’s putting her money where her mouth is

Unlock the secrets to your career success using your 10th house astrological energy

August 06, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC While you hardly have to be an astrology guru to know your sun sign (what you typically look to when you read your daily horoscope), and you may also be able to rattle off your moon and rising signs without missing a beat, that’s really just scratching the surface … Continue reading Unlock the secrets to your career success using your 10th house astrological energy

New startups aim to make it way easier to find a legit holistic health provider

August 05, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC If you’re looking for a new psychiatrist or OB/GYN, it’s not the easiest task in the world but there are plenty of places to start your search: your insurance company’s “Find a Provider” tool, online databases such as Zocdoc, or telemedicine apps like Maven Clinic, to name just … Continue reading New startups aim to make it way easier to find a legit holistic health provider

This 7-minute beginner yoga flow is more energizing than a cup of matcha

August 05, 2019 at 05:15AM by CWC Welcome to Trainer of the Month Club, our brand-new fitness series, where we tap the coolest, most in-the-know fitness leaders to create a month-long fitness challenge. On Mondays, we have our “sweat drops” where you’ll get access to the week’s workout that you can follow along at home. … Continue reading This 7-minute beginner yoga flow is more energizing than a cup of matcha

How would you perform in the CrossFit Games? Check out the challenges for yourself

August 02, 2019 at 07:33AM by CWC The CrossFit Games kicked off this week in Madison, Wisconsin—and even though only two of the Individual workouts have been announced, all I have to say is “yikes” and “ow.” For the uninitiated, the games are basically like a CrossFitter’s Super Bowl, where the “fittest humans on Earth” … Continue reading How would you perform in the CrossFit Games? Check out the challenges for yourself

Marianne Williamson shows why science needs to be an integral part of the wellness conversation

August 02, 2019 at 05:10AM by CWC Before she announced a bid to seek the Democratic nomination for the presidency, I had mostly forgotten about spiritual leader and author Marianne Williamson; however, like many Angelenos, I went through a Marianne Williamson phase. In a dark period of my life, I found comfort in her book … Continue reading Marianne Williamson shows why science needs to be an integral part of the wellness conversation

Is the beauty industry really as diverse as it should be? Let’s check in.

July 26, 2019 at 07:55AM by CWC As part of our 2019 Well+Good Trends, we wrote about the positive shift Fenty had on the fashion industry, and ultimately how it would impact how brands speak to diverse consumers. As we march toward the halfway mark of 2019, however, we have to ask ourselves two questions: … Continue reading Is the beauty industry really as diverse as it should be? Let’s check in.

Confused about CBD? These are the 5 most commonly asked questions, answered by an industry insider

July 24, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC Unless you haven’t refreshed your Instagram (or the internet) in the past year, you know that CBD is all the rage within the wellness bubble as an all-around game-changer for staying balanced. But even though CBD has become a staple part of a lot of people’s wellness routines, … Continue reading Confused about CBD? These are the 5 most commonly asked questions, answered by an industry insider

How one media executive overcame imposter syndrome by repurposing a swear jar

July 24, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC A friend and I recently created what we’ve come to call our “You Are Beautiful (in Every Single Way)” Jar. It’s an old flower vase with a marker-drawn label, and it’s currently filled with dollar bills (and one glaring $20). We came up with the idea after one … Continue reading How one media executive overcame imposter syndrome by repurposing a swear jar

The 14-minute resistance band workout that will set your buns ablaze

July 22, 2019 at 08:22AM by CWC Welcome to Trainer of the Month Club, our fitness series, where we tap the coolest, most in-the-know fitness leaders to create a month-long fitness challenge. On Mondays, we have our “sweat drops” where you’ll get access to the week’s workout that you can follow along at home. This … Continue reading The 14-minute resistance band workout that will set your buns ablaze

Is sustainable shopping doing more harm than good?

July 20, 2019 at 10:00AM by CWC It seems that for the conscious consumer, it’s never been a better time to shop. H&M touts its “Conscious” collection (made with pineapple leaves!). Ikea plans to shave 80 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Everlane is turning plastic bottles into jackets. Dasani bottled water is … Continue reading Is sustainable shopping doing more harm than good?

How Megan Rapinoe keeps a winning mentality when haters gonna hate

July 18, 2019 at 04:01PM by CWC Whether it’s at work or your personal life, it can be really draining when it seems like someone isn’t on your side. Maybe you have a frenemy who is constantly dishing out backhanded compliments. (“I didn’t expect you to finish that half marathon, congrats!”) Or it could be … Continue reading How Megan Rapinoe keeps a winning mentality when haters gonna hate

How thinking about death became the ultimate practice for living well

July 18, 2019 at 10:10AM by CWC “Don’t forget. You’re going to die.” The notification pops up on my phone five times a day. In the middle of checking my email, scrolling through Instagram, or going down a rabbit hole of “the grossest challenges ever attempted on Fear Factor” or “the hottest animated characters of … Continue reading How thinking about death became the ultimate practice for living well