In the future, office design plans will prioritize employee wellness

December 12, 2019 at 06:18PM by CWC I never thought I’d take interior-design inspiration from an office space, but as of late, I’ve found myself spending a number of off-duty hours googling mustard-yellow armchairs and color-coded bookshelves to mimic the chic co-working space The Wing. Workplace design has come a long way in the past … Continue reading In the future, office design plans will prioritize employee wellness

If employers can commit to these 10 culture goals, a burnout-free workplace is possible

September 16, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC “I’m so burned out,” is a phrase many of us have called upon to describe a state of being tired or stressed, but this year especially, the condition of burnout has been percolating in the public conscious as a condition to regard in measures more serious than colloquial. … Continue reading If employers can commit to these 10 culture goals, a burnout-free workplace is possible

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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658 women died from pregnancy-related causes in 2018. Most of them were Black

February 14, 2020 at 09:30PM by CWC Every year in the United States, nearly 700 women die of pregnancy-related complications. For every one of those deaths, approximately 100 more almost die. Maternal mortality—death during pregnancy or within 42 days after delivery—is the sixth most common cause of death among American women ages 25 years to 34 … Continue reading 658 women died from pregnancy-related causes in 2018. Most of them were Black

Thousands of Americans are stuck in toxic jobs and marriages just to keep their health insurance

February 14, 2020 at 02:30PM by CWC Of all the factors to consider before making a life-altering decision—like starting a business or ending a marriage—your future ability to get affordable medical care shouldn’t be one of them. But that’s exactly the case for many Americans today. As Medicare for All advocate Sen. Bernie Sanders recently … Continue reading Thousands of Americans are stuck in toxic jobs and marriages just to keep their health insurance

Why the food labels of the future may include a carbon footprint score

February 12, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Last month, plant-based protein company Quorn became the first major brand to introduce carbon labeling on its products. The brand asked a third-party company to evaluate the emissions impact of 30 of their products—information that it’s publishing on its site and on the packaging of these products. The … Continue reading Why the food labels of the future may include a carbon footprint score

It’s 2020 and burnout is still ablaze—here’s what we need to do about it:

February 11, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC “It’s what could happen—it’s completely possible. We don’t know how bad things can get.” That’s the message functional medicine practitioner Will Cole, DC, wants to spread about the 2008 Pixar film WALL-E being a prophetic, cautionary vision regarding the future if we don’t take steps now to fix … Continue reading It’s 2020 and burnout is still ablaze—here’s what we need to do about it:

Is Breathwork The New Meditation? 5 Ways This Instructor Says It’s More Useful

February 11, 2020 at 10:02AM A deep belly breath, despite its simplicity, can be profound. We’ve always been familiar with the power of our breath—there’s a reason the advice is to “take deep breaths” when we feel overwhelmed or stressed out, and virtually every yoga practice recognizes the importance of a balanced breath. But breathwork … Continue reading Is Breathwork The New Meditation? 5 Ways This Instructor Says It’s More Useful

How to harness the power of the 12 laws of the universe to improve your life

February 08, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC As someone who moonlights as a manifestation coach, the universal law of attraction is a key component of the work I do with clients in order to help them build a fulfilling life they desire. That law, however, is just one piece of the intricate puzzle that involves … Continue reading How to harness the power of the 12 laws of the universe to improve your life

Can Finland’s 24-hour workweek *really* solve our burnout problem?

February 04, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC I have to imagine there are few nine-to-five workers out there who’d oppose having one fewer day in the office per week or two fewer hours in the office per day. In other words, most people probably find the idea of working less to be appealing, whether that … Continue reading Can Finland’s 24-hour workweek *really* solve our burnout problem?

Well+Good TALKS: Burnout 2.0: How to Achieve More Balance in a World That Values Busyness

February 03, 2020 at 05:11PM by CWC If 2019 was the year burnout became a globally recognized condition by the World Health Organization (hint: it was), 2020 will be the year we start to figure out how to stop it from plaguing our careers, bodies, and minds. In this panel discussion, experts in the fields … Continue reading Well+Good TALKS: Burnout 2.0: How to Achieve More Balance in a World That Values Busyness

Researchers Find This Common Cold Remedy May Not Work As Well As We Thought

January 28, 2020 at 11:03PM The peak of cold and flu season is upon us, and we’re all getting back into our typical cold remedies. If you typically use zinc lozenges, though, it may be time to switch up your cold-fighting methods. New research has shown that the lozenges may be ineffective in fighting the … Continue reading Researchers Find This Common Cold Remedy May Not Work As Well As We Thought

Networking doesn’t work for everyone—here are 6 alternative ways to get ahead

January 27, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC It’s no secret that being great at networking can open certain professional doors for you. If you know the right people and foster a community of supportive peers, by staying in touch, you might at some point be able to skip a few rungs on your ascent up … Continue reading Networking doesn’t work for everyone—here are 6 alternative ways to get ahead

The ‘Year of the Rat’ launches a new 60-year cycle—here’s what to expect

January 24, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Lunar New Year arrives January 25. With it, out goes the Year of the Pig and in comes the Year of the Rat, the first year in a brand new 60-year cycle. “This is going to be a big point of transition,” says doctor of Chinese medicine Noah Rubinstein, … Continue reading The ‘Year of the Rat’ launches a new 60-year cycle—here’s what to expect

Home births are risky. Why are more women choosing them?

January 23, 2020 at 09:30PM by CWC If you run with a wellness-minded crew, home births are likely something you’ve talked about with your friends—or seen an influencer discuss on social media. Because choosing to give birth at home is not necessarily a thing reserved for the most crunchy-granola of us anymore: A recent study … Continue reading Home births are risky. Why are more women choosing them?

Credit cards can actually be great for your financial wellness—if you use them responsibly

January 23, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC I didn’t receive a robust financial education from my parents while growing up, but my mom did offer one piece of advice that stuck with me: Credit cards are like guys who post shirtless mirror selfies on dating apps. That is, they’re to be avoided at all costs. … Continue reading Credit cards can actually be great for your financial wellness—if you use them responsibly

Here’s where the 6 leading democratic candidates stand on healthcare

January 23, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC February 3 is a big day, politically speaking: It’s the date of the Iowa caucuses, which marks the official kickoff of primary election season. As states prepare to decide the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees, all eyes are on the vast field of Democratic candidates, which is now … Continue reading Here’s where the 6 leading democratic candidates stand on healthcare

How learning to care less in all aspects of life can be the ultimate healthy boundary

January 22, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC I’m taking a personally led crash course in how to stop caring (or, at least, care less). It’s called the “Hide Alerts,” and I love it. I have an empath’s heart, an anxious idler’s brain, and the lungs of someone who visits the gym once every three weeks, … Continue reading How learning to care less in all aspects of life can be the ultimate healthy boundary

How to be productive at work (all day) without that post-lunch cup of coffee

January 17, 2020 at 08:56PM by CWC If you think you’re the only one wishing you could take a nap at your desk a couple hours after you’ve finished lunch, take a look around. See all the stifled yawns and sleepy eyes? The tricky part about inviting your co-workers on an afternoon coffee run is … Continue reading How to be productive at work (all day) without that post-lunch cup of coffee

5 Ways To Help Fix The Food System Every Time You Grocery Shop

January 17, 2020 at 01:03PM I’ll cut right to the chase: Our food system in this country is broken—for many, many reasons. For starters, it is built on government subsidies on five crops: corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, and rice. These monocrops provide an abundance of the wrong type of calories (sugar, starch, and refined oils) … Continue reading 5 Ways To Help Fix The Food System Every Time You Grocery Shop

When you buy a super-expensive beauty product, this is what you’re paying for

January 15, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Call me a beauty snob (or just very gullible), but I’ve always assumed that luxury skin-care products are superior to their budget friendly counterparts—the higher price point must mean they’re more effective and less likely to trigger my highly sensitive skin, right? But the more I witness the … Continue reading When you buy a super-expensive beauty product, this is what you’re paying for

The New Science Of Aging: How To Biohack Your Way To A Longer, Healthier Life

January 11, 2020 at 10:26AM   Everyone gets older…and death, of course, is one of the few things we know to be inevitable. But what many of us also seem to think is inevitable is that with age comes exhaustion, aches and pains, a general lack of vitality, and eventually some type of chronic disease … Continue reading The New Science Of Aging: How To Biohack Your Way To A Longer, Healthier Life