This is how you get stuck in an on-again, off-again relationship—and how to break the cycle

October 13, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I am the product of a rare on-again, off-again relationship gone right. My parents, who fell in love in an age without dating apps, hook-up culture, and the paradox of choice, broke up three times over the course of six years before deciding that yep, what they had … Continue reading This is how you get stuck in an on-again, off-again relationship—and how to break the cycle

Everything you need to know about the SoulCycle and Equinox boycott

August 08, 2019 at 02:14PM by CWC For wellness lovers, it’s not unusual for one’s Instagram or Twitter, on any given day, to be filled with images and inspo from pristine spin bikes at SoulCycle or eucalyptus-scented towels draped over one’s shoulders at Equinox. Yesterday proved different. Celebs like Chrissy Teigen and Sophia Bush, alongside … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the SoulCycle and Equinox boycott

Your menstrual cycle is way bigger than just your period—here’s how it all goes down

July 31, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Here’s a pop quiz for you: How long is the average person’s menstrual cycle? (No, you’re not allowed to Google it!) Stumped? You’re not alone. The average person will spend about 40 years of their life having periods. Yet most of us don’t fully understand the nitty-gritty process … Continue reading Your menstrual cycle is way bigger than just your period—here’s how it all goes down

A spontaneous motorcycle trip through Chile got me over a terrible breakup—and made me feel alive

July 30, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC “But how many tattoos does he have?” This was my mom’s second question after I told her I was taking a four-day motorcycle trip through Chile on the back of a guy’s motorcycle. Her first question? “What the hell are you thinking?” It was December 24, 2017, and … Continue reading A spontaneous motorcycle trip through Chile got me over a terrible breakup—and made me feel alive

Bicycle kicks are the most underrated way to blast your abs—but are you doing them right?

July 08, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC I could ramble on all day long about all the different ab exercises that have you contorting your body and balancing in weird ways to #feeltheburn. But when it comes down to it, some of the most effective moves are the most basic—the ones you’ve been doing since … Continue reading Bicycle kicks are the most underrated way to blast your abs—but are you doing them right?

Women are still doing more household labor than men—let’s break that outdated cycle

June 12, 2019 at 07:52AM by CWC The other day, a friend was lamenting the fact that her live-in boyfriend refuses to cook dinner for them at home. His argument? It’s not a skill that comes naturally to him and, as such, executing a recipe would take up too much of his energetic “bandwidth” after … Continue reading Women are still doing more household labor than men—let’s break that outdated cycle

Everything you need to know about sleep cycles (so you don’t lose anymore sleep over it)

May 24, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Despite being aware of the best sleep hacks available, I still get tripped up about certain terminology and best practices for optimum sleep health. For instance, talk of a circadian rhythm always brings to mind those noisy cicadas, which are very much a different thing. So when I … Continue reading Everything you need to know about sleep cycles (so you don’t lose anymore sleep over it)

You’re probably making these common mistakes doing bicycle crunches, and your neck and back are paying for it

May 14, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC No matter what type of workout I’m doing, there’s a 60 percent chance that I’lll be asked to add in some bicycle crunches. The staple crunch upgrade that targets the obliques is found in everything from strength training and HIIT classes to Pilates, all because it’s a dependable … Continue reading You’re probably making these common mistakes doing bicycle crunches, and your neck and back are paying for it

A new 7-year astrological cycle is starting now—and it’s all about pleasure and embodiment

April 21, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC This week there are a couple of major conjunctions happening, astrologer Jennifer Racioppi says. (What’s a conjunction? We’ve got you covered.) The first one’s all about pleasure and embodiment, and the second supports the healing of old wounds. Here’s what you need to know to make the most … Continue reading A new 7-year astrological cycle is starting now—and it’s all about pleasure and embodiment