The key differences between having unrealistic expectations and demanding what you deserve

August 15, 2019 at 08:32AM by CWC Anyone’s who’s ever lived a day or had any desire ever—whether it’s related to a relationship, a job, or even a meal—is familiar with the concept of having expectations. After all, it would be tough to work toward something you want without having a sense or expectation of … Continue reading The key differences between having unrealistic expectations and demanding what you deserve

Work-life balance is dead—there’s a better way to think about your relationship with your job

August 13, 2019 at 12:51PM by CWC The idea of “balance”—once a buzzword in the wonderful world of wellness—has largely been abandoned. Now that the workforce has jumped ship on this restrictive 50-50 approach to juggling life and career, all of us need a new way to assess our relationship with work. One that doesn’t … Continue reading Work-life balance is dead—there’s a better way to think about your relationship with your job

Is it possible to socialize with just a few work friends without seeming cliquey?

August 12, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Having friends at work is good; cliques at work are bad. But when you’re only inviting a select few of your coworkers to grab a drink after you clock out, it can feel impossible to avoid a Mean Girls situation. In this week’s Good@Work column, career expert Amy … Continue reading Is it possible to socialize with just a few work friends without seeming cliquey?

Everything you need to know about the SoulCycle and Equinox boycott

August 08, 2019 at 02:14PM by CWC For wellness lovers, it’s not unusual for one’s Instagram or Twitter, on any given day, to be filled with images and inspo from pristine spin bikes at SoulCycle or eucalyptus-scented towels draped over one’s shoulders at Equinox. Yesterday proved different. Celebs like Chrissy Teigen and Sophia Bush, alongside … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the SoulCycle and Equinox boycott

A Yale career coach reveals the common mistake that could keep you from your dream job

August 06, 2019 at 11:24AM by CWC When you’re shopping the job market, Ariana Grande-level success (as in, “I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it”) is pretty much the dream. Furthering a career is a complicated formula though. As much as we all may want to live out the lyrics … Continue reading A Yale career coach reveals the common mistake that could keep you from your dream job

Unlock the secrets to your career success using your 10th house astrological energy

August 06, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC While you hardly have to be an astrology guru to know your sun sign (what you typically look to when you read your daily horoscope), and you may also be able to rattle off your moon and rising signs without missing a beat, that’s really just scratching the surface … Continue reading Unlock the secrets to your career success using your 10th house astrological energy

America’s gun violence is a public health crisis, not just an ‘unspeakable’ tragedy

August 05, 2019 at 10:42AM by CWC The back-to-back massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, this past weekend—which together left 29 people dead and another 53 injured—marked the 251st and 252nd mass shootings of 2019. Since then, three more mass shootings have occurred, according to the Gun Violence Archive (a nonprofit that tracks … Continue reading America’s gun violence is a public health crisis, not just an ‘unspeakable’ tragedy

Clubbing

Monday, 5 August The Masquerade 23:55 ClaptoneDanny TenagliaDennis CruzMr Doris 30 € Tuesday, 6 August Calvin Harris (Opening Party) 23:55 Calvin HarrisMore TBA 70 € Wednesday, 7 August Flower Power 23:55 Main RoomVictor NebotPachacha DJ OliverJavi MuñozMore TBA 50 € Thursday, 8 August Music On 23:55 Marco CarolaJamie JoneswAFFPachacha (Cassy’s PlayHouse)CassyPlus surprise guests 60 € Friday, … Continue reading Clubbing

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

Everything to know about the detail-oriented Virgos in your life

July 29, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Beyonce, Zendaya, Nick Jonas, and two-fifths of One Direction are all Virgos, so clearly, those born between August 23 and September 22 are in good, star-powered company on the zodiac wheel. But, beyond that mere list, what Virgo personality traits shine through most commonly for members of the … Continue reading Everything to know about the detail-oriented Virgos in your life

How thinking about death became the ultimate practice for living well

July 18, 2019 at 10:10AM by CWC “Don’t forget. You’re going to die.” The notification pops up on my phone five times a day. In the middle of checking my email, scrolling through Instagram, or going down a rabbit hole of “the grossest challenges ever attempted on Fear Factor” or “the hottest animated characters of … Continue reading How thinking about death became the ultimate practice for living well

Why ‘constructive criticism’ is a lie, according to a career expert

July 15, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC When you’re a manager, it’s your job to give feedback, right? According to career expert Amy Odell—whom you may know as the former editor of Cosmopolitan.com and founding blogger of New York magazine’s The Cut—maybe not quite in the way you think. In this week’s Good@Work column, she counsels a new … Continue reading Why ‘constructive criticism’ is a lie, according to a career expert

Let’s bring back fit tests, because it’s the best way to get stronger

July 11, 2019 at 12:25PM by CWC In practically every other aspect of our lives, we have benchmarks to help us track our progress—at work, for example, we’ve got promotions and salary—so why should fitness be any different? Earlier this week, I put myself through a “mile test.” I clocked in at 6 minutes and … Continue reading Let’s bring back fit tests, because it’s the best way to get stronger

10 companies that give back so you can feel extra good when you shop

July 09, 2019 at 04:01PM by CWC It used to be that the fashion industry existed in a completely different realm, offering little in terms of solutions to pressing societal issues. But now, thanks to an influx of social- and eco-conscious companies that have baked giving back right into the business model, every dollar you … Continue reading 10 companies that give back so you can feel extra good when you shop

Wellness is complex, misunderstood, and oh-so important—here’s what it means to Team Well+Good

July 09, 2019 at 09:42AM by CWC It’s been about a decade since Well+Good launched, and when I recently joined as the team’s lifestyle writer, I—a worshipper of mozzarella sticks—feared I was deeply unwell and wouldn’t fit in. What I quickly learned is that the meaning of wellness is murky, and one of its main, … Continue reading Wellness is complex, misunderstood, and oh-so important—here’s what it means to Team Well+Good

By scheduling time to do nothing every day for a week, I learned the secret to creativity

July 04, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC I recently fell down an internet rabbit hole that taught me the scintillating history of—I kid you not—boredom. I closed my laptop with a newfound appreciation for the family road trips of my childhood that, at the time, made me want to cry for the sheer purpose of … Continue reading By scheduling time to do nothing every day for a week, I learned the secret to creativity

Use Myers-Briggs compatibility intel to find your best romantic match

July 02, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC Ever wonder about who your perfect match may be? Of course you have. Humans are always in search of their other puzzle piece, aka the person with whom they’ll build a loving, long-term partnership. Good news on that front: Myers-Briggs compatibility is totally a thing, and it offers … Continue reading Use Myers-Briggs compatibility intel to find your best romantic match

The foam rolling technique an orthopedic surgeon swears by for hip pain

June 17, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC I used to think hip pain was only something cute little old ladies complained about. But if you’re glued to a desk all day at work, you’re probably familiar with. Spending that much time planted in a chair in front of your laptop surely helps you achieve your … Continue reading The foam rolling technique an orthopedic surgeon swears by for hip pain

Women are still doing more household labor than men—let’s break that outdated cycle

June 12, 2019 at 07:52AM by CWC The other day, a friend was lamenting the fact that her live-in boyfriend refuses to cook dinner for them at home. His argument? It’s not a skill that comes naturally to him and, as such, executing a recipe would take up too much of his energetic “bandwidth” after … Continue reading Women are still doing more household labor than men—let’s break that outdated cycle

The 1 factor that improves workplace wellness for nearly every Myers-Briggs type

June 07, 2019 at 10:20AM by CWC As of late, many companies are trying to find the winning formula for how to be happy at work with initiatives like unlimited vacation, pet-friendly offices, and stocked snack drawers, to name just a few. Because happy employees equal a productive work environment, you know? While we await … Continue reading The 1 factor that improves workplace wellness for nearly every Myers-Briggs type

We’ve lost individuality in our beauty routines, and it’s time to reclaim it

June 04, 2019 at 09:26AM by CWC “This is what my face looks like.” It’s a phrase that had been spinning around in my head for the better part of the past year as I ponder the true job of beauty in our lives. It’s the opinion of this website, for example, that beauty is … Continue reading We’ve lost individuality in our beauty routines, and it’s time to reclaim it

Mental health professionals are fighting stigma by opening up about their own struggles

May 30, 2019 at 11:15AM by CWC When it comes to mental health, everyone has periods in their life where they need to raise their hands and ask for help—and therapists are no exception. A 2010 survey from the American Psychological Association found that 51 percent of practitioners believe their work has been impacted by … Continue reading Mental health professionals are fighting stigma by opening up about their own struggles