Have a hard time speaking your truth? These 6 throat chakra stones could help

August 17, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC If you have difficulty expressing yourself or speaking your truth, an energy healer is likely to say that your throat chakra is a bit out of whack. And luckily, they might add, there’s a crystal that could help with that. Actually, there are many crystals that could help. … Continue reading Have a hard time speaking your truth? These 6 throat chakra stones could help

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

Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

August 14, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Pesto can be the perfect bedtime eat when you add just one secret ingredient: spirulina. Get the recipe here.  We love a good bedtime snack, especially when it’s full of nutrients that can promote sleep. In our newest episode of Plant Based, herbalist and holistic health practitioner Rachelle Robinett … Continue reading Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

4 do-anywhere stretches that will help you recover from any workout faster

August 13, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC By now you’ve learned the importance of spending a few minutes before every sweat sesh preparing your muscles with dynamic stretches—but what about after you’re done working out? Taking the time to loosen your muscles after an intense exercise is equally as important as warming them up before … Continue reading 4 do-anywhere stretches that will help you recover from any workout faster

Life as a lefty helps me to embrace *all* my flaws—not just those related to handedness

August 13, 2019 at 08:36AM by CWC If asked to describe myself in a sentence, or even in a string of adjectives, “left-handed” likely wouldn’t make the cut. There are just so many other traits and preferences that that I think more accurately depict me. Like, to name a few: lover of avocados and ice … Continue reading Life as a lefty helps me to embrace *all* my flaws—not just those related to handedness

Is it dangerous to wake a sleepwalker? (And other tips to help the somnambulant people in your life)

August 12, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC The first time Caitlin* learned of her fiancé’s sleepwalking habit, they were on vacation, staying in an Airbnb. It was the middle of the night when she woke up to find John* getting out of bed to—she falsely assumed—go to the restroom. But she was quickly rustled from … Continue reading Is it dangerous to wake a sleepwalker? (And other tips to help the somnambulant people in your life)

Help! My loved ones are gaslighting me about my mental health struggles

August 10, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC My mom’s heard me describe the malaise that’s plagued me since puberty…pretty much since I hit puberty. But only recently was I able to give the situation a name: It’s persistent depressive disorder, a chronic form of depression characterized by an ongoing low mood. “I’m just like, sad … Continue reading Help! My loved ones are gaslighting me about my mental health struggles

Science backs rituals as an empowering strategy to help you bounce back from failure

August 09, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Chances are, you have some kind of ritual that makes you feel better about life. Maybe you like wearing yellow socks to function as a good-luck charm when your favorite basketball team plays, or dry-brushing before bed, or taking a slightly longer route home sometimes because it just … Continue reading Science backs rituals as an empowering strategy to help you bounce back from failure

This 10-minute standing yoga flow can help improve your balance and posture

August 09, 2019 at 12:56PM by CWC Much to my surprise, a couple of years back, science proved that yoga can count as cardio. Sure, it can be relaxing AF and feel like a lullaby acted out by your body, but sometimes a vinyasa flow can get your heart racing. I’ve learned that the cardio-esque … Continue reading This 10-minute standing yoga flow can help improve your balance and posture

The little ways that ‘micromastery’ can help you unlock your greatest gifts

August 06, 2019 at 10:15AM by CWC “Skills” are kind of like Pokémon cards for adults. You collect ’em and earn clout among your fellow players—or, in this case, colleagues—depending on which ones you have in your collection. Such savviness usually gets defined as big ticket accomplishments, like the ability to speak Japanese or practicing … Continue reading The little ways that ‘micromastery’ can help you unlock your greatest gifts

Woke up with a stiff neck? These 4 pro-approved stretches should help loosen it up

August 06, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC If I could count the number of times that I’ve woken up with a terrible, no good, very bad crick in my neck, I’d… have enough money for a massage. It’s the worst situation—not only because it hurts like heck, but because I have never known how to … Continue reading Woke up with a stiff neck? These 4 pro-approved stretches should help loosen it up

4 actually helpful empathetic phrases, since you can’t *know* how someone feels

August 01, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC A few lonely months back, I was having a conversation about how I shed friends like a snake sheds its skin. This reality is largely because I live in New York City, have no plans of leaving, and it seems like no one else I’m friends with in … Continue reading 4 actually helpful empathetic phrases, since you can’t *know* how someone feels

The 3-step success system to help you crush any and every goal

July 30, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC It would be amazing if easy-to-follow, linear steps to success actually existed. I mean, as a kid, that’s what I was taught to believe: Get good grades, get a solid SAT score, go to college, become an astronaut, have a beautiful family, live happily ever after, the end. … Continue reading The 3-step success system to help you crush any and every goal

What you need to know about ‘inflamm-aging’—and 3 things you can do now to help prevent it

July 25, 2019 at 09:32AM by CWC Always an unwanted guest, chronic low-grade inflammation is linked to all sorts of health woes, ranging from acne and digestive troubles to cognitive decline and cancer. Book some quality time with a health professional and you’re bound to leave armed with tips to minimize it. But even if … Continue reading What you need to know about ‘inflamm-aging’—and 3 things you can do now to help prevent it

The ‘triangular love theory’ helps you to (finally!) define that impossible relationship

July 24, 2019 at 12:14PM by CWC Trying to explain what someone means to you in the early stages of a relationship is a verbal trap. (“Um, they’re my partner/hookup/intimate friend/boo?”) That’s why one of the veritable marvels of 2019 dating is the moment you DTR (define the relationship), all the mist clears, and suddenly you’re … Continue reading The ‘triangular love theory’ helps you to (finally!) define that impossible relationship