Use ‘the newspaper test’ to judge how much detail about your love life to share with friends

August 16, 2019 at 06:58AM by CWC I have a large group of female friends, and we all know one another quite well, both individually and in the scope of our group dynamic. Perhaps as a result of shows like Sex and the City, The Bold Type, and countless others spanning different generations that have … Continue reading Use ‘the newspaper test’ to judge how much detail about your love life to share with friends

8 essential tools every healthy chef needs to master the meal prep life

August 16, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC You know how people can spend hours falling down the Instagram rabbit hole of Bachelorette conspiracy theories or trying to figure out if Keanu Reeves is truly ageless? I, on the other hand, swoon over all the ways fitfluencers prep their meals in advance. Odd? Maybe. Inspiring? Most … Continue reading 8 essential tools every healthy chef needs to master the meal prep life

If you live your life in leggings, elevate your look with the latest athleisure must-have

August 15, 2019 at 09:28AM by CWC If you think leggings make you feel free, just wait until you slip on an exercise dress. Ever since Outdoor Voices released its iconic dress meant for #DoingThings—whether that’s running trails or errands—it’s become a summer staple for ladies everywhere. But why stop with one when you can … Continue reading If you live your life in leggings, elevate your look with the latest athleisure must-have

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

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

The hardest plank of my life came courtesy of this under-the-radar gym equipment

August 13, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC At my gym, there are these three-foot long horizontal tubes with cut-outs. They look like foam rollers, but are far from it. They’re actually not meant to help with recovery at all, they’re supposed to add some serious intensity to your sweat sesh. And boy, do they deliver. In … Continue reading The hardest plank of my life came courtesy of this under-the-radar gym equipment

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)

Aristotle says there are 3 types of friends—but only 1 actually adds real value to your life

August 09, 2019 at 06:35AM by CWC In middle school, a stint with skateboarding landed me a temporary group of friends with whom I practiced my nollies, kick flips, and (failed) grinds. I soon grew bored of the hobby and swapped it for knitting. As my skating squad and I grew distant, it occurred to … Continue reading Aristotle says there are 3 types of friends—but only 1 actually adds real value to your life

Costa Rica’s “pura vida” lifestyle prioritizes happiness, and you can harness it no matter where you live

August 09, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC When I first arrive in Costa Rica, I’m met with an exercise of seriously delayed gratification. It’s after dark when my plane lands, and even though I know I’m almost certainly surrounded by spectacular scenery, all I can see on my ride in from the airport is the … Continue reading Costa Rica’s “pura vida” lifestyle prioritizes happiness, and you can harness it no matter where you live

Here’s how to deal with your parents’ dating life—because nothing’s ever felt so complicated

August 08, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC When I was a teenager, there was absolutely nothing more awkward than talking to my mom about my sex life. But, now well into adulthood, I’ve found something to top it: Talking to my mom about her sex life. She recently started dating again—exactly three years after my … Continue reading Here’s how to deal with your parents’ dating life—because nothing’s ever felt so complicated

Take notes on this beauty and lifestyle guru’s blueprint for success—and staying vibrant at every age

August 04, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC To celebrate women embracing their power at every age, our “Better With Age” series with MitoQ—a mitochondria-supporting super supplement that powers your cells to fuel your ambitions as you age—is telling stories of inspiring women who have loads of game-changing advice for generations behind them. Ever had a dream … Continue reading Take notes on this beauty and lifestyle guru’s blueprint for success—and staying vibrant at every age

A 107-year-old woman says the secret to long life is being single forever

August 02, 2019 at 12:21PM by CWC Is the key to living a long life… solitude? Bronx resident Louise Signore, 107, credits her longevity to the fact that she’s held on to her status as an independent woman. “I think the secret of 107: I never got married. I think that’s the secret,” she told … Continue reading A 107-year-old woman says the secret to long life is being single forever

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

5 questions to ask yourself when you have no idea what you want to do with the rest of your life

July 27, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC This super-fun existential question of what to do when you don’t know what to do with your life is something that many of us of experience at some point (or points). Maybe you find your current career path to be unfulfilling, or you hear the gentle siren of … Continue reading 5 questions to ask yourself when you have no idea what you want to do with the rest of your life

Sick of being on autopilot? These are the 5 steps to living life to the fullest

July 22, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC Having a routine can be comforting, but sometimes, it can feel like you’re living the same day over and over. Get up. Make coffee. Go to work. Hit the gym. Fulfill all the family obligations thrown your way. Figure out what to get on the table for dinner. … Continue reading Sick of being on autopilot? These are the 5 steps to living life to the fullest

Why experts say it’s not the best idea to try and cut out *all* sugar from your life

July 12, 2019 at 10:38AM by CWC Throw a (virtual) stone on the internet, and you’ll hit dozens of stories from influencers and health writers about the evils of sugar and how their lives changed when they cut it out completely. Hell, even J.Lo and A-Rod went sugar-free for 10 days earlier in the year. … Continue reading Why experts say it’s not the best idea to try and cut out *all* sugar from your life

The problem with letting destiny guide your love life, regardless of your stance on soul mates

July 11, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC “When you meet the right person, you’ll know.” “What’s meant to be will be.” “When it’s right, the relationship is easy.” Ever heard these phrases? You probably have if you’ve never asked the question “are soul mates real?” and always subscribed to the magical thinking often associated with … Continue reading The problem with letting destiny guide your love life, regardless of your stance on soul mates

These are a 114-year-old woman’s secrets to living a long, meaningful life

July 09, 2019 at 08:37AM by CWC Only a handful of people live long enough to earn the title of supercentenarian, thisfolks who live past the age of 110. This week, Alelia Murphy celebrated her 114th trip around the sun; born July 6, 1905, she’s the oldest living person in the United States, according to … Continue reading These are a 114-year-old woman’s secrets to living a long, meaningful life

How to appreciate the little things when everyone else is having big life moments

July 02, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC It feels like everyone I know is buying houses, getting married, going on vacation, and having babies. My life is pretty happy, but it is a nothing season for me, and so by comparison it can feel tough to enjoy the little things that definitely do fill me … Continue reading How to appreciate the little things when everyone else is having big life moments