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

Half of millennials have quit their jobs for mental health reasons—here’s what to do if you can’t

October 20, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Recently Harvard Business Review reported on a new survey stating that half of all millennials—and 75 percent of Gen Z—have quit a job for reasons related to mental health. This may make the under-35 set seem flippant: “Ugh, I’m sick of my job. Guess I’ll just quit!” I … Continue reading Half of millennials have quit their jobs for mental health reasons—here’s what to do if you can’t

Are You An Echoist? A Psychologist Explains The “Opposite Of Narcissism”

April 02, 2020 at 10:00AM While many of us know about the narcissist who loves any kind of attention, there’s an equally fascinating counterpart—the echoist. What is echoism? Echoism is sometimes considered the opposite of narcissism, but central to being an echoist is a fear of seeming narcissistic. They fear being the center of attention … Continue reading Are You An Echoist? A Psychologist Explains The “Opposite Of Narcissism”

Women Directors on Set – Inspired by Lulu Wang

https://www.imdb.com/video/vi3433348633?pf_rd_m=A2FGELUUNOQJNL&pf_rd_p=661c9508-b067-4923-888a-09c256108683&pf_rd_r=GYWK6V70JR9WRVJ9B71J&pf_rd_s=right-3&pf_rd_t=15011&pf_rd_i=nm0056187&listId=ls092768574 Women Directors on Set Inspired by Lulu Wang’s call to action at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards, we celebrate women directors working in their field. S3.E87 – Women Directors on Set (2020) News Celebrating International Women’s Day Playing 1 of 36 1:05 Women Directors on Set Women Directors on Set 1:35 A Guide to … Continue reading Women Directors on Set – Inspired by Lulu Wang

I’m a psychologist, and these are my top 8 tips for distracting yourself from overwhelming worry

March 19, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC Now is not the time to tell someone to stop worrying; COVID-19-related news updates are troubling to many for a variety reasons—confusion about the future of jobs, childcare, the health of loved ones, personal health, and the list goes on. Still, it’s key to learn how to stop … Continue reading I’m a psychologist, and these are my top 8 tips for distracting yourself from overwhelming worry

This Sex Technique Is Perfect For Busy Couples Who Never Have Enough Time

March 14, 2020 at 01:03PM When you don’t have enough time to brush your hair, let alone have a robust sex life, it can feel like you’re trapped between a rock and a hard place. This is where a simple yet effective technique can come in handy: orgasm stacking. What is orgasm stacking? Orgasm stacking … Continue reading This Sex Technique Is Perfect For Busy Couples Who Never Have Enough Time

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

5 fitness rules to follow if you’re working out in your 60s, 70s, and beyond

March 09, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Take it from the people who continually live to be 100: Working out—even in small increments—is one of the keys to living a healthy life. As longevity becomes more and more talked about, we’re all looking for ways to live longer and better. “Your workouts should depend on … Continue reading 5 fitness rules to follow if you’re working out in your 60s, 70s, and beyond

Why do we keep taking nutrition advice from Silicon Valley?

March 06, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Twitter founder Jack Dorsey drinks salt juice every morning and eats just once a day. Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey loads his coffee with butter, engages in 60-hour intermittent fasts, and continuously monitors his blood glucose levels (despite an absence of diabetes). Silicon Valley psychologist Cameron Sepah, PhD, encourages … Continue reading Why do we keep taking nutrition advice from Silicon Valley?

The cannabis world has a diversity problem, but Cannaclusive’s founders are seeking to change that

March 04, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC On the surface, it looks as though the cannabis industry is wide open with opportunity right now. By 2025, the market for the medicinal plant is projected to be worth $66.3 billion, expanding at an annual growth rate of almost 30 percent. In five years time, experts say … Continue reading The cannabis world has a diversity problem, but Cannaclusive’s founders are seeking to change that

Bernie Sanders is the candidate to beat on Super Tuesday—here’s where he stands on 6 issues related to your wellbeing

March 03, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC Just a few months ago, the field of Democratic presidential candidates looked kind of like a Saturday morning Barry’s class. In other words, it was incredibly crowded—albeit with a lot less Spandex. But now that only five of 28 hopefuls remain, one name in particular is emerging at … Continue reading Bernie Sanders is the candidate to beat on Super Tuesday—here’s where he stands on 6 issues related to your wellbeing

What Is Our Psychological Immune System? How To Protect Our Mental State

March 02, 2020 at 03:39PM Just as our bodies have ways of fighting off bacteria and viruses to improve our physical health, our minds have ways of maintaining our mental health. It’s called our psychological immune system, and it shields us from some pretty disastrous maladies, but it also can be the root cause of … Continue reading What Is Our Psychological Immune System? How To Protect Our Mental State

Finding community—and resolving conflict—in the bleachers at Wrigley Field

March 01, 2020 at 09:20PM by CWC On a beautiful Thursday afternoon in August, I decided to do what any Chicago North Sider in their right mind might do—I closed my computer, donned a cap and some sunscreen, and headed to the Cubs game at Wrigley Field. When I purchased my ticket that morning, there … Continue reading Finding community—and resolving conflict—in the bleachers at Wrigley Field

Everything you need to know about Pisces, the psychic empaths of the zodiac

February 28, 2020 at 01:00PM by CWC Pisces (February 18 to March 20) are the psychics of the zodiac wheel, who tend to give more than they receive. When they do receive, though, it isn’t always to a positive effect. I lived with a Pisces for four years, and thanks to our close proximity and her … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Pisces, the psychic empaths of the zodiac

Dry & Damaged Hair? Give These 8 At-Home, All-Natural Remedies A Try

February 27, 2020 at 02:05PM Between dye jobs, hot tools, and skipping those much-needed routine trims, our strands can really take a beating. And then there’s the stuff outside our control: pollution, sun damage, and just daily wear-and-tear that we can’t avoid. Split ends, dry texture, and just straight-up damage can make styling your hair … Continue reading Dry & Damaged Hair? Give These 8 At-Home, All-Natural Remedies A Try

10 careers for introverts where success doesn’t require feeling socially drained

February 26, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Largely because being bold, outspoken, and extroverted in general are valued qualities in the workplaces, traits like “assertive,” “loud,” and “outwardly friendly” are desirable to have when you’re looking to get hired, promoted, or just simply be successful in your current gig. But if you’re introverted and looking … Continue reading 10 careers for introverts where success doesn’t require feeling socially drained

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

The 3 most common mistakes you make when you’re stressed—and what to do instead

February 13, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion states “what goes up must come down.” But stress is not bound by the constraints of physics—it just goes up and up and up. Psychotherapist Jennifer Silvershein, LCSW, of Manhattan Wellness says that many of us wind up amplifying the mental health harms … Continue reading The 3 most common mistakes you make when you’re stressed—and what to do instead

Never heard of circadian entrainment? Here’s how the method can boost your wellness routine (plus how to do it)

February 11, 2020 at 10:00AM by CWC If you’ve ever struggled to break out of your foggy morning haze or felt ravenous for sugar-filled snacks after a night of just okay sleep, it’s not your lazy-Sunday mentality taking over—it might be that your circadian rhythm (you know, your internal clock that tells you when to … Continue reading Never heard of circadian entrainment? Here’s how the method can boost your wellness routine (plus how to do it)

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

4 factors that determine whether you actually get the pay raise you asked for

January 31, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC You stayed up until midnight doing salary research. You set up a meeting with your manager at their favorite coffee shop. You even prepared an airtight case for why you deserve a pay increase, complete with visual aids. Now all you have to do is ask, and your … Continue reading 4 factors that determine whether you actually get the pay raise you asked for

New health startup Kensho wants to bridge the information gap about holistic wellness

January 29, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC If you’d asked me just five years ago if I would ever try reiki or acupuncture, you would have been met with an emphatic “no.” I long associated those practices with crunchy-granola hippies in Berkeley, California—they worked for some people, but were definitely not for me. However, as … Continue reading New health startup Kensho wants to bridge the information gap about holistic wellness

Ever Heard Of A Somatic Narcissist? 7 Signs You’re Dealing With One

January 29, 2020 at 12:28PM Narcissists (aka people with narcissistic personality disorder) are people who tend to inflate their own importance, lack empathy for others, and need constant validation. If you’ve ever encountered someone who actively asserted that their good looks entitled them to privilege above others, you may have specifically been dealing with a … Continue reading Ever Heard Of A Somatic Narcissist? 7 Signs You’re Dealing With One