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

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

The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

October 17, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Between 2013 and 2015, artist Lois Bielefeld set out to photograph the “typical American meal” in a series called Weeknight Dinners. The scenes are as mundane as they are interesting. One image captures a couple eating on the floor of their living room. In another, a teenager places her phone between … Continue reading The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

An elite runner swears by an oldie-but-goldie recovery routine to amp up her rest days

October 01, 2019 at 09:18PM by CWC In fitness eras past, bragging about your gym gains was all the rage. Now, the real flex is how well you recover. That’s why we tapped Melissa Wolfe, a coach at New York City’s Mile High Run Club, to hear all about how she decompresses her body in … Continue reading An elite runner swears by an oldie-but-goldie recovery routine to amp up her rest days

Your core is made up of *many* more muscles than just your abs—here’s how to work ’em all

September 20, 2019 at 02:16PM by CWC Raise your hand if you’ve always been under the impression that your “core” and your “abs” are basically the same thing. After all, you know that a plank works your core, and a plank also works your abs, so if A equals B, then B must equal A…right? … Continue reading Your core is made up of *many* more muscles than just your abs—here’s how to work ’em all

Your preference for night, afternoon, or morning sex says a lot about who you are

September 13, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC “When do you like to bang?” is probably not a question you were expecting to get asked today (or maybe you were, IDK your life), but here we are. Just like people like different things in bed, they also like to get it on at different times of … Continue reading Your preference for night, afternoon, or morning sex says a lot about who you are

The muscle group that you should be thinking about? Your pelvic floor

August 24, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC When I hit the gym, there are certain muscles I’m constantly thinking about working—like my arms, abs, and butt. One thing I have never, ever thought twice (or even once) about paying attention to during my workouts? My pelvic floor. Apparently, this is a pretty major mistake on my … Continue reading The muscle group that you should be thinking about? Your pelvic floor

How to score a trendy knotted headband for under $25 on Amazon

August 22, 2019 at 03:20PM by CWC Every summer, like clockwork, my Instagram feed becomes a series of shots of influencers on vacation in Italy, engagement announcements from people I haven’t spoken to since high school, and photos that have me genuinely wondering: “Are those hotdogs, or are they legs?” This summer, though, there’s been … Continue reading How to score a trendy knotted headband for under $25 on Amazon

Driving along the rocky cliffs of Ireland helped me navigate my feelings post-divorce

August 17, 2019 at 04:02AM by CWC A friendly sign inside the rental car reminds me that I have one responsibility and one only—to drive on the left-hand side of the road. This roadtrip along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way seemed like a much better idea several months ago when my best friend and I had … Continue reading Driving along the rocky cliffs of Ireland helped me navigate my feelings post-divorce

The common reason your feet hurt from the second you wake up

August 12, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC There are those days where you start off on the wrong foot, then there are days where you literally start out with this horrible pain in your foot as soon as you step out of your bed—and it’s way worse. Because that’s called plantar fasciitis, and it’s a foot … Continue reading The common reason your feet hurt from the second you wake up

Please, let’s all take a moment to swoon over Keanu Reeves’ beauty routine

August 06, 2019 at 09:00AM by CWC Much like hair scrunchies and Birkenstocks, Keanu Reeves has—thanks to all that is good and pure in the universe—become “trendy” again. He’s currently considered the “Internet’s boyfriend” after playing a parodied version of himself in Always Be My Maybe (and the voice of Duke Caboom in Toy Story 4), and an … Continue reading Please, let’s all take a moment to swoon over Keanu Reeves’ beauty routine

3 major signs you need new workout sneakers, according to a podiatrist and a trainer

August 05, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC When it comes to knowing when to replace your workout sneakers, they say it all comes down to either how many miles you’ve clocked in them, or how long you’ve had them for. I have a serious issue with this: I do not track how many miles I … Continue reading 3 major signs you need new workout sneakers, according to a podiatrist and a trainer

Pro tip: Do this yoga move to make any upper body workout more effective

August 04, 2019 at 11:00AM by CWC This morning, before I started knocking out some chest presses, lat flies, push-ups, and various other upper body stuff with heavy weights, my instructor at Barry’s Bootcamp had the class do some upward dogs. As in, you know, that yoga pose that you do in your sun salutations. … Continue reading Pro tip: Do this yoga move to make any upper body workout more effective

Meet orthosomnia, the on-the-rise (and counterproductive) cultural obsession with hacking your sleep

August 01, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Like many people, my mom is pretty obsessed with her fitness tracker. We could be walking the dogs, completely immersed in a deep conversation about life, death, and the meaning of it all, only to be interrupted by her vibrating wrist and her subsequent message she just has … Continue reading Meet orthosomnia, the on-the-rise (and counterproductive) cultural obsession with hacking your sleep

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with avocado and 4 more unexpected wiener toppings

July 17, 2019 at 11:31AM by CWC Okay, so, I love hot dogs. They’re legit my favorite summer food. If you invite me to a backyard party in this ungodly heat and there are no hot dogs, I’m leaving. They’re irrefutably the best part of going to a baseball game, and they’re the only reason … Continue reading Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with avocado and 4 more unexpected wiener toppings