Monday is the best day to shop at Ikea, according to employees

April 25, 2019 at 04:54AM by CWC I always have to mentally prepare myself before going to Ikea, and I’m sure I’m not alone. As you’re navigating the crowds within the never-ending maze of Swedish home goods, in search of the perfect picks to spruce up your space, it’s easy to get stressed. To make … Continue reading Monday is the best day to shop at Ikea, according to employees

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A female shooter opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters, injuring three: https://t.co/OJ2altQ1A8 Employees were evacuated and an investigation is underway. April 3, 2018 at 12:06PM #ivervegan pic.twitter.com/Z6muiXjhqm — CityFXbroker 👩🏻‍💻 (@iversue) April 4, 2018 To read more, click above t.co (twitter) link April 03, 2018 at 10:33PM A female shooter opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters, injuring … Continue reading A female shooter opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters, injuring three: https://t.co/OJ2altQ1A8 Employees were evacuated and an investigation is underway. April 3, 2018 at 12:06PM #ivervegan https://t.co/Z6muiXjhqm

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

Checks+Balanced: How going back to school for a career shift affects a 29-year-old’s wellness budget

August 12, 2019 at 05:00AM 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 going back to school for a career shift affects a 29-year-old’s wellness budget

Is it possible to socialize with just a few work friends without seeming cliquey?

August 12, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Having friends at work is good; cliques at work are bad. But when you’re only inviting a select few of your coworkers to grab a drink after you clock out, it can feel impossible to avoid a Mean Girls situation. In this week’s Good@Work column, career expert Amy … Continue reading Is it possible to socialize with just a few work friends without seeming cliquey?

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

4 expert tips to create financial togetherness with with your partner—without merging accounts

August 05, 2019 at 08:35AM by CWC Once you finally settle down with a partner and decide you’re in it for the long haul, the awkwardness that can come from dealing with the bill at the end of dinner completely stops being an issue, right? Well, not necessarily. More and more couples—millennials in particular—are opting … Continue reading 4 expert tips to create financial togetherness with with your partner—without merging accounts

How to unpack from a guilt trip so baggage doesn’t weigh you down at all times

July 26, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC The time and energy we collectively (and individually) spend feeling guilty adds up considerably. According to one poll of 2,000 British people, the average amount of time spent feeling guilty is six and half hours a week. Another survey of 2,000 American parents found that they feel an … Continue reading How to unpack from a guilt trip so baggage doesn’t weigh you down at all times

4 signs you have a toxic narcissist boss who’s trolling your daily grind

July 25, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Similar to a vampire, a toxic narcissist is great at sucking and can’t see their own reflection when a mirror is turned to their face. (And that’s kind of weird, because you’d think a narcissist would be all about reflections, right?) But while you can confront or cut … Continue reading 4 signs you have a toxic narcissist boss who’s trolling your daily grind

It’s never been trendier to see a chiropractor—but are they all they’re cracked up to be?

July 25, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Recently, I’ve noticed that a growing number of my friends won’t stop talking about their chiropractor: I went to the chiropractor yesterday and I feel so good now. The chiropractor totally cleared up my brain fog. Seriously, he’s amazing. My posture is so much better thanks to my … Continue reading It’s never been trendier to see a chiropractor—but are they all they’re cracked up to be?

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

How 2019 became the year of burnout—and effectively ended performative wellness

July 22, 2019 at 10:07AM by CWC We called it… but did we get it right? Back in December, the Well+Good editors gazed into their crystal balls (aka a year’s worth of research, scouting, and reporting) in order to name what we were sure would be the buzziest trends in wellness for 2019. Now, halfway … Continue reading How 2019 became the year of burnout—and effectively ended performative wellness

Everything you need to know about facial meridians—and why they’re important

July 21, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC While we all know the damaging effects of skipping sunscreen and not moisturizing regularly, have you ever taken the time to think beyond what meets the eye? What’s going on inside your body can actually play a pretty big role on the surface of your skin. That’s the … Continue reading Everything you need to know about facial meridians—and why they’re important

The modern dos and don’ts for dating a coworker without compromising your job

July 19, 2019 at 08:30AM by CWC Many years ago, I fell for a colleague. I felt weird and strangely even bad about it, but my mom, who’d worked in human resources (HR) for 35 years, assured me that dating a coworker is common, as many people meet a significant other in the office. Still, … Continue reading The modern dos and don’ts for dating a coworker without compromising your job

Asking for a friend: Does being a no-person make you a bad person?

July 17, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Saying yes to everything is connected to a lot of widely held and generally very positive traits: bubbly, vivacious, adventurous, and present, to name a few. These “take every opportunity that life presents you” people are known as go-getters who are likely to nod at every invitation and … Continue reading Asking for a friend: Does being a no-person make you a bad person?

Why ‘constructive criticism’ is a lie, according to a career expert

July 15, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC When you’re a manager, it’s your job to give feedback, right? According to career expert Amy Odell—whom you may know as the former editor of Cosmopolitan.com and founding blogger of New York magazine’s The Cut—maybe not quite in the way you think. In this week’s Good@Work column, she counsels a new … Continue reading Why ‘constructive criticism’ is a lie, according to a career expert

I’m an introvert—how do I make space for ‘me time’ after moving in together?

July 12, 2019 at 10:24AM by CWC Sitting front row at a comedy show, my boyfriend and I became the target of one comedian’s crowd work. He went through his routine couple questions, including if we were planning on moving in together anytime soon. We shook our heads no so fast that the comedian was … Continue reading I’m an introvert—how do I make space for ‘me time’ after moving in together?

10 companies that give back so you can feel extra good when you shop

July 09, 2019 at 04:01PM by CWC It used to be that the fashion industry existed in a completely different realm, offering little in terms of solutions to pressing societal issues. But now, thanks to an influx of social- and eco-conscious companies that have baked giving back right into the business model, every dollar you … Continue reading 10 companies that give back so you can feel extra good when you shop

If your desk lunch ticks these 5 dietitian-approved boxes—congrats!—you can consider it healthy

July 09, 2019 at 11:41AM by CWC Once upon a time, my mom packed my lunchbox. PB&Js, apples, and Ritz Bits were my everyday fare. (Ah, the golden days of youth!) Now that I’m paying for my own groceries, it’s my responsibility to mix and match the items in my refrigerator into some sort of … Continue reading If your desk lunch ticks these 5 dietitian-approved boxes—congrats!—you can consider it healthy

4 signs your co-worker is really gaslighting you at work

June 28, 2019 at 03:08AM by CWC Imagine this: You’re sitting in a meeting with your co-worker, who nonchalantly informs you about a directive from your boss you’ve never heard anything about. Confused, you quickly scan your notes and calendar to see if something has changed since your last meeting. You find nothing (despite priding … Continue reading 4 signs your co-worker is really gaslighting you at work

The 9 best parenting classes in Los Angeles (because they don’t teach this stuff in school)

June 26, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC You learned all about geometry, chemistry, classic literature and the like in school—but absolutely nothing about creating and caring for a new human, an objectively important matter. And while you’d love to rely on pros who have already graduated from the subject parenting for intel, your own parents … Continue reading The 9 best parenting classes in Los Angeles (because they don’t teach this stuff in school)

Never spend another vacation sick thanks to these 6 health-boosting lifestyle tips

June 24, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC You’re ready for the perfect getaway: You’ve booked your flight (and are prepared to snag a first-class upgrade on the cheap), secured your Airbnb, and you’ve even researched the running trails and fitness studios within walking distance of your stay. The only things separating you from the relaxing … Continue reading Never spend another vacation sick thanks to these 6 health-boosting lifestyle tips

Michelle Obama’s makeup artist answers all of our burning beauty questions

June 19, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC There are certain humans on this earth who actually glow. Michelle Obama is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of those humans. Take one look at her parading across the stage in a pair of silver sparkly boots, hugging one of her adoring fans, or posing for … Continue reading Michelle Obama’s makeup artist answers all of our burning beauty questions