The top dog breed in the US has remained the same for almost 30 years: https://t.co/5b2I9LIEzv The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of favorite dogs, and the top dog has been in that spot for 27 years. April 24, 2018 at 04:59AM …

The top dog breed in the US has remained the same for almost 30 years: https://t.co/5b2I9LIEzv The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of favorite dogs, and the top dog has been in that spot for 27 years. April 24, 2018 at 04:59AM … April 24, 2018 at 03:18PM

7 Ways I Learned To Live A Life I Don’t Hate, In Circumstances I Do

March 21, 2020 at 07:50PM I wish this feeling weren’t so familiar; life feels dangerous and unpredictable right now. I’ve been here before, 12 years ago when I exited the life I’d planned for, thinking it was just a detour. My young son, Mason, was diagnosed with a brain tumor that was impossible to remove, … Continue reading 7 Ways I Learned To Live A Life I Don’t Hate, In Circumstances I Do

Finding community—and resolving conflict—in the bleachers at Wrigley Field

March 01, 2020 at 09:20PM by CWC On a beautiful Thursday afternoon in August, I decided to do what any Chicago North Sider in their right mind might do—I closed my computer, donned a cap and some sunscreen, and headed to the Cubs game at Wrigley Field. When I purchased my ticket that morning, there … Continue reading Finding community—and resolving conflict—in the bleachers at Wrigley Field

The one thing a podiatrist says you should never, ever do to an ingrown toenail

February 27, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC A lot can go wrong with your feet. You can get toenail fungus from a bad pedicure, athlete’s foot from the gym shower, or—one of the most painful—an ingrown toenail from, well, a number of different things. While you might be tempted to tend to some of these … Continue reading The one thing a podiatrist says you should never, ever do to an ingrown toenail

Need workout motivation? Just get a dog, according to research

February 18, 2020 at 10:00AM by CWC In the age of “if you didn’t Instagram your workout, did it really count?” fitness can feel like an all-or-nothing proposition—but it shouldn’t. Together with Michelob ULTRA—the next-level light beer that wants to take the stress out of staying fit—we’re exploring ways to be active that you’ll actually enjoy. … Continue reading Need workout motivation? Just get a dog, according to research

Instagram just made your feed (and your scrolling habit) way better for your mental health

February 10, 2020 at 09:05PM by CWC Do you think you’re a social media hoarder? Are you planning to unfollow Instagram followers or accounts that make you feel like garbage? Of course you are. The entire point of social media is that we rarely follow people who make us feel better. Luckily Instagram has rolled … Continue reading Instagram just made your feed (and your scrolling habit) way better for your mental health

Why eating what you love can—and should—be part of a healthy diet

January 28, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC It’s safe to say that for a long time, “healthy” food didn’t always make the mouth water. Watery, low-fat milk, rubbery tofu with no seasonings, and stomach-churning macrobiotic salads were long the staples of health-conscious households, none of which were about to win any Michelin stars. While culinary … Continue reading Why eating what you love can—and should—be part of a healthy diet

The unstoppable Betty White turns 98 today—these are her secrets to aging well

January 17, 2020 at 08:51PM by CWC Betty White, the queen of living your best life, is 98 years old today. But to her, age is just a number. Many of us grew up loving her on The Golden Girls, and she’s still making us laugh. Getting older in Hollywood isn’t easy, and White has … Continue reading The unstoppable Betty White turns 98 today—these are her secrets to aging well

Outdoor Voices is building a movement to move—and proving you can have fun doing it

December 27, 2019 at 10:16PM by CWC For some, it’s the exercise dress that made them converts. For others, the MegaFleece. And for the JOMO crowd, it’s softer-than-a-dream CloudKnit from head-to-toe that had them hooked. Piece after piece of instantly-sold-out releases prove that Tyler Haney’s cool-to-be-active brand Outdoor Voices has become a cult-fave factory. And … Continue reading Outdoor Voices is building a movement to move—and proving you can have fun doing it

The weirdest wellness things we tried this year (and the verdicts)

December 26, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC If there’s one thing to be said about life as a wellness reporter, it’s that boredom is not part of the job description. Team Well+Good spends hours each month trying new fitness trends, testing new technology, and vetting woo-woo wellness practitioners—and as you can imagine, some of the … Continue reading The weirdest wellness things we tried this year (and the verdicts)

Ready your cart: These are the absolute best beauty launches of 2019

December 25, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC In June 2019, the global beauty market was valued at $532 billion dollars—and it’s growing faster than ever. That means that this year, there were a lot of new launches worth checking out, from new-to-market brands to innovative products that have the power to change your life—or at the … Continue reading Ready your cart: These are the absolute best beauty launches of 2019

London art exhibitions 2020 – MUST SEE!

January The year starts off with a roar – meet, if you dare, the mighty Tyrannosaurs in the National Museum of Scotland’s groundbreaking exhibition. In Bath, discover the early ceramics of Grayson Perry, many of which were retrieved from obscurity after an appeal to the public. Anne Katrin-Purkiss‘s photographic portraits at the Lightbox in Woking celebrate pioneering women, … Continue reading London art exhibitions 2020 – MUST SEE!

If you’ve heard of goat yoga, it’s time to level up and try horseback yoga

December 12, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Yoga’s cool and all, but imagine doing it on top of a horse. If you’re thinking, ‘Huh?’ rest assured that horseback yoga is indeed a thing (as it goat yoga and puppy yoga, ICYMI). Think of it as a mix between the two wellness modalities of yoga and … Continue reading If you’ve heard of goat yoga, it’s time to level up and try horseback yoga

How SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, really works

December 06, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC Could you eat if you only had $4 a day to spend on food? That’s what millions of Americans have to try and do. SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is vitally important to nearly 50 million Americans and assists low-income families who work but have large child … Continue reading How SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, really works

How all travel became wellness travel in the past decade

December 02, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Even if you’ve always been the type to take an annual yoga retreat or use hotels gyms, healthy-travel options were fairly limited and siloed off until recently. You certainly couldn’t meditate via a seat-back airplane TV, book a consultation with a sleep concierge, or score kombucha from your … Continue reading How all travel became wellness travel in the past decade

Checks+Balanced: How pregnancy changed budgeting for a 25-year-old in Seattle

November 29, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you ever wondered how your colleague … Continue reading Checks+Balanced: How pregnancy changed budgeting for a 25-year-old in Seattle

How losing my dad fundamentally changed how I celebrate Thanksgiving

November 28, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC My dad would only eat cranberry sauce if it was in the shape of a can. Every year on Thanksgiving, my mom worked for hours over the meal—which always included homemade cranberry sauce, with actual whole cranberries in it—but the last thing she did before we sat down … Continue reading How losing my dad fundamentally changed how I celebrate Thanksgiving

6 questions to ask yourself before booking that ‘Eat Pray Love’ trip, according to a travel coach

November 14, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC In a perfect world, solo travel is an indescribably empowering experience of a lifetime. You embark on this exotic adventure filled with architectural beauty, decadent meals, and Javier Bardem. Yes, the idea of a solo trip glorifies leaving your life behind, only to return once enriched by a … Continue reading 6 questions to ask yourself before booking that ‘Eat Pray Love’ trip, according to a travel coach

Book that girls’ trip now, because traveling with friends promotes health and happiness

November 09, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Any excuse to travel is great, but there are so many mind and body benefits to glean from travel with friends, specifically. That’s why my three best friends and I have ritualized our annual girls’ trips. The first getaway we took was to Panama City Beach, Florida, for … Continue reading Book that girls’ trip now, because traveling with friends promotes health and happiness

Has burnout culture made you addicted to ambition and busyness?

November 06, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Like most freelancers who juggle multiple clients, projects, and deadlines—sometimes seven days a week—I often feel like the dogs in this meme. That’s to say, while I might be smiling on the outside, I’m completely overwhelmed by my circumstances, many of which are by my own choosing. But … Continue reading Has burnout culture made you addicted to ambition and busyness?

Checks+Balanced: A 25-year-old restaurant manager in Austin budgets for boutique fitness and beauty

October 18, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you ever wondered how your colleague … Continue reading Checks+Balanced: A 25-year-old restaurant manager in Austin budgets for boutique fitness and beauty