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

This Well+Good beauty editor tried being a facialist for a day—here’s what happened 

October 21, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/mZCLICMY-AjgxWzQ7.js Are you ever sitting at your desk wishing you could step into a different life—even if you’re super content with what you’re doing—just to see what it feels like? Same—whether it’s fantasizing about being a barista who can create a face in your morning latte, a fitness … Continue reading This Well+Good beauty editor tried being a facialist for a day—here’s what happened 

Meet the registered dietitians who are serving up mindful savings advice

October 17, 2019 at 07:33PM by CWC Together with Citi, we’re finding out how inspiring entrepreneurs saved to make their dreams reality. Learn how to save money from Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones—registered dietitians, diabetes educators, and co-founders of Food Heaven—below, and get more info on how to be smarter with your savings here. If you’ve … Continue reading Meet the registered dietitians who are serving up mindful savings advice

I’m 6 months into a new job and I *hate* it—can I quit?

October 14, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Never stay less than a year at any job is one of those golden rules of résumés, right up there with having no unexplained employment gaps or wild changes in industry. So, what’s a hardworking professional to do when they gave it the old college try, but know … Continue reading I’m 6 months into a new job and I *hate* it—can I quit?

‘The Supreme Court can’t stop me from fighting for the rights of LGBT workers’

October 08, 2019 at 10:14PM by CWC Black trans women face an unemployment rate of 26 percent—that’s the highest rate of any group in the nation. Even those of us who are lucky and privileged enough to have jobs continue to face structures of violence. Not just social violence, but structural systems that do not … Continue reading ‘The Supreme Court can’t stop me from fighting for the rights of LGBT workers’

The longest-living people in the world have these 9 things in common

October 06, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC In the US, the average life expectancy is 78 years. But there are a few places in the world—specifically Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; and Icaria, Greece—where living to be over 100 isn’t uncommon at all. In these regions, known as Blue Zones, the life expectancy … Continue reading The longest-living people in the world have these 9 things in common

5 tips for not assuming the worst when your boss schedules an unexpected meeting

October 04, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Face time with your boss is often a great thing: It provides you the perfect opportunity to show off your knowledge and what you’re contributing to your team. But if your manager ever unexpectedly asks you for a one on one meeting, and you have no idea why … Continue reading 5 tips for not assuming the worst when your boss schedules an unexpected meeting

7 Aquarius traits that make this resilient winter sign the zodiac’s unique snowflake

October 03, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC You’re probably well aware of who in your life—whether it be a friend, ex, significant other, or anyone else—is an Aquarius, largely because these characters just don’t blend in. This fixed sign is born in the middle of winter (January 20 to February 18), which contributes to how … Continue reading 7 Aquarius traits that make this resilient winter sign the zodiac’s unique snowflake

A psychologist names the 1 type of social media account you can follow without feeling triggered

October 02, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC I’ve actually considered hiring a personal social media manager as a strategy to help me feel less blue after scrolling into the void. Because no matter what’s going on in my life, when I log on to any platform, I fall victim to either the comparison trap or … Continue reading A psychologist names the 1 type of social media account you can follow without feeling triggered

Can carbon offsets really erase your environmental footprint with the swipe of a credit card?

October 02, 2019 at 07:40PM by CWC Remember the days when one could simply drive a Prius, carry a reusable cup, and consider themselves a decent ally to the environment? How quickly times have changed. Ever since last October, when scientists proclaimed that the world needs to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 or be … Continue reading Can carbon offsets really erase your environmental footprint with the swipe of a credit card?

Why keeping a positive attitude at work is more important than you think

September 26, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Truth: We all complain about our jobs at some point throughout the day (whether you’re annoyed with your workload, your boss, or the less-than-stellar snack situation in the office kitchen). While letting out some steam is totally normal—and something everyone needs to do occasionally to rid their minds … Continue reading Why keeping a positive attitude at work is more important than you think

The simplest cleanser at the drugstore is also the most effective, according to derms

September 25, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC From drugstore aisles to dermatologist’s offices, one cleanser has withstood the test of time: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser ($6). The seemingly simple formulation has racked up 41 (count them: 41!) beauty awards industry-wide, countless name-checks from celebs, and more dermatologist recommendations than we’d care to count. But with … Continue reading The simplest cleanser at the drugstore is also the most effective, according to derms

How lousy mobility leads to hidden weaknesses in your body

September 23, 2019 at 06:51PM by CWC Nowadays, the majority of us are hyper-mobile. And by that I mean we’re, like, always on our phones. Ironically though, the constant texting, scrolling, and appsturbating wreaks havoc on our physical mobility. That, paired with some of our other 21st century quotidian movement patterns, creates hidden weaknesses in the body, … Continue reading How lousy mobility leads to hidden weaknesses in your body

Target the ‘Bermuda Triangle’ of back pain with these 3 stretches

September 20, 2019 at 09:57PM by CWC In case you thought you were alone, a whopping 31 million Americans experience a painful lower back. It’s a turbulent spot for a great deal of the population, which is why Lara Heimann, physical therapist, yogi, and founder of Movement by Lara, has come to classify the most … Continue reading Target the ‘Bermuda Triangle’ of back pain with these 3 stretches

I’m ready for a promotion—how can I convince my boss?

September 19, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC One of the grave injustices of the working world is that raises and promotions aren’t automatically awarded to smart, hardworking employees who are good at their jobs. As career expert Amy Odell—whom you may know as the former editor of Cosmopolitan.com and founding blogger of New York magazine’s The … Continue reading I’m ready for a promotion—how can I convince my boss?

Meet the probiotic that’s designed to tackle multiple aspects of your health—not just your gut

September 18, 2019 at 09:10PM by CWC With the sheer amount of probiotics on the shelves, it feels impossible to differentiate between the ones that hold up versus the ones you should probably scoot on by. And if you thought you were the only one confused about how to navigate this new world of gut … Continue reading Meet the probiotic that’s designed to tackle multiple aspects of your health—not just your gut

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

Everything to know about what makes an uber-ambitious Capricorn personality tick

September 14, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC If you were born between December 22 and January 19 (AKA smack-dab in the midst of the holiday season), you’re a Capricorn. And just like with every other sign in the zodiac, Capricorn personality traits have their own special flavor. Sure, your whole birth chart will reveal more … Continue reading Everything to know about what makes an uber-ambitious Capricorn personality tick

The telltale Sagittarius traits that describe the freedom-loving, fun-having zodiac sign

September 08, 2019 at 02:09PM by CWC Along with living life in the limelight, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, and Brad Pitt all have other things in common: a whole bunch of Sagittarius traits. But—beyond being born somewhere within November 22 and December 21—what does that really mean? Whether you’re curious for yourself or the other … Continue reading The telltale Sagittarius traits that describe the freedom-loving, fun-having zodiac sign

Self care is a lifeline for many women—but it’s not enough

September 04, 2019 at 11:17PM by CWC Take a five-minute scroll through your Instagram feed, and you’re bound to find snapshots of women’s toes peeking out from their bathwater, selfies modeling their latest face mask purchase, or a mini-altar decked out with enchanted crystals, candles, and incense—each image stamped with the #selfcare hashtag that’s been … Continue reading Self care is a lifeline for many women—but it’s not enough

The secret to developing passions (rather than searching for them, like needles in a haystack)

August 29, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Even if you have the coolest job in the world, when someone asks what you like to do for fun, it can come across as a bit deflating if all you’re able to answer with is in-depth details about your nine-to-five. That said, our jobs keep us busy—so … Continue reading The secret to developing passions (rather than searching for them, like needles in a haystack)

3 percent of adult women are diagnosed with ADHD—here’s what it was like for 4 of them

August 26, 2019 at 07:29PM by CWC One of the most harmful mental health stereotypes out there: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is only something that happens in little boys. While it’s true that ADHD affects three times more male than female children, it’s still an issue many women and girls face. Nearly 7 percent of female … Continue reading 3 percent of adult women are diagnosed with ADHD—here’s what it was like for 4 of them