These herbs, flowers, and plants will help make your home an insect-free zone

August 24, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC You know the insect prob has gotten bad when opening a window leads to a whole internal debate: How much fresh air is worth a swarm of gnats moving in? Hmm, maybe if I wear a hoodie and sweats I can sit on the porch with my wine … Continue reading These herbs, flowers, and plants will help make your home an insect-free zone

This is the genius trick to making fresh flowers last longer that you’re missing

June 19, 2019 at 11:46AM by CWC If you’ve ever thrown a bunch of fresh flowers in a vase and immediately felt a sense of ahh, you’re not imagining it. A 2018 study supports that adding flowers to your environment can significantly reduce stress for women (don’t you love when science backs you up?). “Flowers … Continue reading This is the genius trick to making fresh flowers last longer that you’re missing

6 all-natural ways to deal with allergies so you can actually smell those spring flowers

April 06, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC The weather is *finally* taking a turn for the better and you can swap out your big puffer coat for a cute denim jacket. You probably have a mental list of everything you want to do now that the weather’s warmer. Yoga in the park! Weekend trip to … Continue reading 6 all-natural ways to deal with allergies so you can actually smell those spring flowers

Millions of butterflies are dancing among the wildflowers in California—and you need to see it to believe it

March 15, 2019 at 11:11AM by CWC Okay, California, cool it with the spectacular natural phenomena! An overabundance of wildflowers has attracted millions of stunning painted lady butterflies en route to the Pacific Northwest. Sightings of painted lady butterflies have been scarce in recent years, but California’s rainy winter sparked a full-on Super Bloom in the … Continue reading Millions of butterflies are dancing among the wildflowers in California—and you need to see it to believe it

6 Ways To Connect With Nature During COVID-19 (Without Going Outside)

March 22, 2020 at 01:28PM Spending time in nature really helps you focus on the here and now, freeing your mind from the chatter and clutter of everyday life and helping you feel like part of something larger than yourself. Whether you’re walking in the woods, gazing at the stars and moon, or looking closely … Continue reading 6 Ways To Connect With Nature During COVID-19 (Without Going Outside)

World Water Day: Here Are 25 Ways To Save Water In & Around Your Home

March 22, 2020 at 09:08AM We all want to do our part to help the planet, and from ocean cleanup projects to making sustainable swaps in our homes, environmentalism has never been more accessible. This year, in honor of World Water Day, we thought what better time to breakdown all the easy ways we can … Continue reading World Water Day: Here Are 25 Ways To Save Water In & Around Your Home

5 ways to bring a sense of the great outdoors inside using visual ASMR

March 19, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC One thing keeping me going during this period of social distancing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic is the daffodils. I live next to a park, and I can see the blooms from my window—cheerful, bright, and lively, absolute rebels to the feeling of chaos that’s otherwise sweeping … Continue reading 5 ways to bring a sense of the great outdoors inside using visual ASMR

An Integrative Nutritionist Gets Real About Her Sustainability Habits

March 13, 2020 at 07:00AM When I think about health and well-being, my definition of what it means to be healthy has become broad and expansive. Over the years, it’s evolved to incorporate far more than just what’s on my plate. As a nutritionist and a newly minted physician assistant (!), I spend a lot … Continue reading An Integrative Nutritionist Gets Real About Her Sustainability Habits

The best energy-boosting self-care practice to pick up this year, according to your zodiac sign

March 10, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Sometimes, to-do lists grow so long, it’s tough to focus on the items that are actually important. That resulting endless-feeling slog can make completing anything at all feel difficult and draining rather than empowering. Furthermore, sometimes what we think will help us actually goes against what will make … Continue reading The best energy-boosting self-care practice to pick up this year, according to your zodiac sign

Skin patches do way more than just bust zits these days

February 22, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC First came the pimple patch. In the early days, these were made exclusively of hydrocolloid, a material that dates back to the 1970s and is celebrated for its ability to form an occlusive barrier over skin, while drawing pus and gunk from deep within pores. At its advent, … Continue reading Skin patches do way more than just bust zits these days

4 real benefits of crying that’ll make you feel great about *all* your feelings

February 21, 2020 at 01:00PM by CWC A while back, I showed my parents a video of a baby moved to happy tears by his mother’s singing. This baby was just about like the purest, roundest, squishiest, cutest angel I’d ever seen, and his tears moved me to tears. And then my dad. My stoic … Continue reading 4 real benefits of crying that’ll make you feel great about *all* your feelings

5 easy ways couples are incorporating sustainability into their weddings

February 14, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC Weddings are all about love—the love between you and your partner, and the love of two families coming together. Now, more and more couples are incorporating their love of the planet into their nuptials. The Knot just released findings from their 2019 Real Weddings Study, and found that … Continue reading 5 easy ways couples are incorporating sustainability into their weddings

Adaptogens & Skin Care: 7 Options That Support Healthy, Gorgeous Skin

February 11, 2020 at 12:15PM While innovation in the wellness industry is welcomed with wide-open arms, many of the “newest” trends come from ancient history. Adaptogens popped up a few years back as an exciting addition to the wildly popular superfood trend. It refers to plants and herbs that “adapt” to what your body needs … Continue reading Adaptogens & Skin Care: 7 Options That Support Healthy, Gorgeous Skin

250 million roses are sold every Valentine’s Day—here’s how to make sure you’re buying ethically-sourced blooms

February 10, 2020 at 08:21PM by CWC As someone with at least a casual interest in wellness, there are likely a few questions you ask yourself when perusing the grocery store aisles. Checking the label to see if something is organic, where it’s sourced from, and if the packaging is sustainable have (thankfully) become more … Continue reading 250 million roses are sold every Valentine’s Day—here’s how to make sure you’re buying ethically-sourced blooms

How To Melt Away Stress & Lighten Your Mood Naturally

January 30, 2020 at 10:02AM Share on: Chronic stress has a significant effect on your health: From cardiovascular problems to increased blood pressure to digestive issues, your stress levels have the power to affect your well-being. According to functional medicine pioneer and scientific advisor at Thorne Robert Rountree, M.D., stress is at the forefront of … Continue reading How To Melt Away Stress & Lighten Your Mood Naturally

Flower Elixirs & Feng Shui Tips For Every Chinese Zodiac Animal

January 30, 2020 at 12:27AM For thousands of years, cultures have tapped into the power of flowers, seeking out special ones to assist with healing, clarity, and more. Sometimes thought of as “meditation in a bottle,” flower elixirs can magnify your positive qualities and dissolve static, helping you feel your best. And as it’s our … Continue reading Flower Elixirs & Feng Shui Tips For Every Chinese Zodiac Animal

Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

January 29, 2020 at 03:10PM When most people think of hibiscus, thoughts of colorful flowers probably come to mind. And while it might look right at home in a tropical garden, the plant may have a place in your skin care routine. After all, like many herbs and flowers, hibiscus boasts an array of healing … Continue reading Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

Hemp vs. CBD: What’s The Difference?

January 28, 2020 at 03:27AM Hemp oil extract and CBD are popping up everywhere right now due to an ever-growing list of benefits, like stress management and immune support.* But with increasing popularity comes increasing confusion, leaving people wondering, what exactly is the difference between the two? And how do you know which one to … Continue reading Hemp vs. CBD: What’s The Difference?

8 skin-care products you can get from Ulta for under $20 from this new UK-based brand

January 17, 2020 at 04:17PM by CWC In case you haven’t heard yet, 2020 is the year of skin care—especially affordable skin care that still leaves your face as hydrated and radiant as the expensive stuff. Riding in on this new year, all-things-skin-care trend is Dr.Organic®, a UK-based skin-care brand that’s already won several European … Continue reading 8 skin-care products you can get from Ulta for under $20 from this new UK-based brand

Zodiac intel that basically turned us into human Co-Star apps this year

December 28, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC At the beginning of the 2019, I knew I was a Taurus, and that meant I’m “stubborn” and beauty listicles would always recommend that I buy brown lipstick because I’m Earthy. But now—after learning about astrology a lot in the past 12 months—as the year comes to a … Continue reading Zodiac intel that basically turned us into human Co-Star apps this year