Has WFH Messed With Your Sleep? Here Are 7 Tips To Help You Snooze

March 20, 2020 at 06:31PM In a time where we’re suddenly doing everything—from working to working out—in our homes, our bodies are learning how to adjust. For some, staying at home may blur the line between being active and resting, which can result in a wonky sleep schedule. Now, more than ever, we need to … Continue reading Has WFH Messed With Your Sleep? Here Are 7 Tips To Help You Snooze

Your head weighs ‘as much as a bowling ball’—these 4 stretches help you use that weight to ease neck pain

March 19, 2020 at 09:00PM by CWC You might have heard that your head weighs about as much as a bowling ball. In reality, there’s some pretty complicated math involved in determining exactly how much weight your neck is carting around on a daily basis. What we all share in common, however, is that we … Continue reading Your head weighs ‘as much as a bowling ball’—these 4 stretches help you use that weight to ease neck pain

5 places to donate right now if you want to help feed your neighbor

March 18, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC While millions of people have loaded up their shopping carts with toilet paper and all the canned goods they can find, millions more throughout the country don’t have the option to buy foods in bulk or very much food at all. There are of course people in need … Continue reading 5 places to donate right now if you want to help feed your neighbor

5 Ways To Help Your Local Community During The Coronavirus Outbreak

March 17, 2020 at 08:06PM As the world deals with the coronavirus outbreak, people are highly aware of hand-washing frequency and practicing social distancing to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But for many folks who aren’t considered “at-risk,” the entire situation can make you feel a bit helpless. How can you lend a hand … Continue reading 5 Ways To Help Your Local Community During The Coronavirus Outbreak

3 ways body language can help you fake it till you make it on days when you feel blah

March 17, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC I type this with fingers that have half-polished, half-unpolished nails, extending from hands that are covered in ink smears. So no, I, for one, am not feeling gorgeous today. We all have days like that, and sometimes our energy is affected as a result. That can be rough … Continue reading 3 ways body language can help you fake it till you make it on days when you feel blah

The cheap, shelf-stable food that will help keep constipation at bay, according to an RD

March 17, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC Facing some constipation? Here’s why an RD swears behind the same remedy that your grandma does. Anyone who has ever been constipated can attest that it is incredibly not fun. There are really no upsides to constipation, except that, well, you’ll be able to make your toilet paper … Continue reading The cheap, shelf-stable food that will help keep constipation at bay, according to an RD

The strength-boosting sequence that’ll help you master the yoga headstand

March 16, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC You may be able to twist your way into a bird of paradise with the best of them, but mastering the yoga headstand is a whole different ballgame. Unlike many moves in the practice, which solely rely on flexibility, balancing on your head requires some serious strength. And … Continue reading The strength-boosting sequence that’ll help you master the yoga headstand

I tried heart-rate variability training to help my anxiety—here’s what happened

March 13, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC In the six years since I was diagnosed with both generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder—what can I say, I’m an overachiever—I’ve tried just about everything to manage my symptoms. I’ve been in and out of therapy and took medication for a year, but ultimately decided to taper … Continue reading I tried heart-rate variability training to help my anxiety—here’s what happened

Harvard Health’s 3-step ‘BEEP’ program helps you maintain balance as you age

March 12, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC As you get older, your ability to keep your balance declines—and pretty quickly, too. And when your balance is poor, it can increase your risk of getting hurt. That’s why you need to introduce BEEP into your life, which focuses on the best exercises for maintaining your balance … Continue reading Harvard Health’s 3-step ‘BEEP’ program helps you maintain balance as you age

How to use oracle cards, the simpler-to-read cousin of tarot that helps you tap into your intuition 

March 11, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC Even though, you don’t need to spend years studying tarot cards and memorizing all the different card meanings in order to read them, interpreting the messages can be tricky nonetheless. The cards you pull may well leave you with more questions than you had to begin with. If … Continue reading How to use oracle cards, the simpler-to-read cousin of tarot that helps you tap into your intuition 

Feeling stressed? ‘Safety signals’ might help your brain better cope in the moment

March 10, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC We’ve all experienced it before: visualizing a beach or a mountain vista to calm your nerves before a big presentation at work, or you reach into your pocket to feel the soothing weight of a crystal when the person in front of you at your coffee shop starts … Continue reading Feeling stressed? ‘Safety signals’ might help your brain better cope in the moment

OK, TMI: Help! I think I desensitized myself by using my vibrator…a lot

March 10, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC There are two kinds of sexual urban legends: the ones that turn out to be delightfully true, like exercise-induced orgasms, and those that are, thankfully, not grounded in reality. (FWIW, you can’t get permanently stretched out from butt play, no matter what your college roommate told you.) So … Continue reading OK, TMI: Help! I think I desensitized myself by using my vibrator…a lot