How to strengthen your lower back so you can have good posture for life

October 19, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC When it comes to strengthening and toning, some parts of the body get all the attention. Entire classes are devoted to abs, glutes, and arms, but lower back? Not so much. “It’s not one of those muscles we think about often,” certified personal trainer and Love Sweat Fitness … Continue reading How to strengthen your lower back so you can have good posture for life

3 wellness (and life) lessons from an Instagram foodie

October 15, 2019 at 05:06PM 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. Living a healthy life … Continue reading 3 wellness (and life) lessons from an Instagram foodie

Four words from dermatologists that’ll change your life: Stop showering every day

October 09, 2019 at 06:55PM by CWC I used to really like showering. I would linger underneath the spout and luxuriate in the hot water, which helped wake me up in the morning and/or release all my body’s tension after a really long day. These moments let my mind come up with all sorts of … Continue reading Four words from dermatologists that’ll change your life: Stop showering every day

Are you using all 5 types of boundaries in your life to exert max healthy control?

October 08, 2019 at 08:48PM by CWC A key element for surviving in this world without losing your mind to burnout—social, professional, and otherwise—is having a good defense at the ready for any situation. That’s right, I’m talking about boundaries. A big part of my personal wellness journey has involved building boundaries and sticking to … Continue reading Are you using all 5 types of boundaries in your life to exert max healthy control?

3 ways to spot the under-the-radar manipulative people in your life

October 07, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC You know how in the third act of Mean Girls, Cady Heron becomes her own monster? After months of doing things like failing math on purpose to get Aaron Samuels to be her study buddy, Janis Ian has to send her a reality check. “See, at least me … Continue reading 3 ways to spot the under-the-radar manipulative people in your life

Find out how your longevity compares to the people with the longest lifespans in the world

September 30, 2019 at 08:14PM by CWC I have a pretty bad case of existential denial. Anytime I find myself contemplating the day of my death, I start humming Pink’s “So What” to distract myself from the Grim Reaper’s eerie shadow. If anyone’s going to make me contemplate the possibility of a long life, however, … Continue reading Find out how your longevity compares to the people with the longest lifespans in the world

The neatest people in the world share 7 secrets to eliminating clutter in your life

September 24, 2019 at 09:01PM by CWC Right now, there’s a pile of “stuff” (ahem, that’s a euphemism) under my desk. Over the past few weeks, it’s been slowly accumulating to the point where there’s basically no room for my feet—and I’ve accepted that what I need is an organization intervention. That’s why I tapped … Continue reading The neatest people in the world share 7 secrets to eliminating clutter in your life

Suicide prevention is about more than hotlines. Here’s how *you* could save a life

September 10, 2019 at 07:55PM by CWC On World Suicide Prevention Day, millions of people are connecting with one shared goal: to raise awareness and spark action to help prevent suicide. Here, psychologist and Well+Good Council member Drew Ramsey, MD explains why reducing stigma and normalizing mental health are so important—and how anyone (yes, you!) … Continue reading Suicide prevention is about more than hotlines. Here’s how *you* could save a life

15 gifts for every plant lover in your life, from your work wife to your woo-woo BFF

September 09, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC We all know someone who’s, like, the ultimate plant lady. Her home features gorgeous greenery in every room. Her desk at work has the cutest mini succulent next to her monitor. When other people whip out their phones showing people pictures of their kids or cats, she shares … Continue reading 15 gifts for every plant lover in your life, from your work wife to your woo-woo BFF

How a minimalist bedroom helps you to declutter the rest of your life

September 07, 2019 at 06:01PM by CWC Creating a minimalist bedroom is easier said than done—especially when you live in an apartment. I mean, there’s a Pilates reformer chillin’ next to my bed, a mini office set-up in the entryway, and a closet that’s overflowing with things that don’t fit anywhere else. Even though I … Continue reading How a minimalist bedroom helps you to declutter the rest of your life

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

This flawless $44 vibrator promises the most intense orgasm of your life in less than a minute

September 04, 2019 at 08:43PM by CWC The French refer to loss of consciousness during an orgasm as la petite mort, or “the little death.” I wonder what chic name they’d have for the Tracy’s Dog Clitoral Sucking Vibrator ($44), which if Amazon reviews are to be believed, is a veritable Grim Reaper. The five-star … Continue reading This flawless $44 vibrator promises the most intense orgasm of your life in less than a minute

Why Saturn and Pluto’s dance right now could be game-changing for your life

September 01, 2019 at 11:22PM by CWC With a potent new moon at your back, (the new moon in Virgo happened at 6 degrees on August 30), September opens up on a productive note. The majority of planets continue to travel through earth signs, as the cosmos serve us a whopping dose of grounded energy. … Continue reading Why Saturn and Pluto’s dance right now could be game-changing for your life

6 Aries personality traits that sum up what it means to live life horns-first

August 31, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC My most iconic friend is the lead singer of a glam-grunge band, and I contend that she propelled herself to the top by virtue of being an Aries. If you’re also a ram (or simply just familiar with their fiery traits)—born between March 21 and April 19—you can … Continue reading 6 Aries personality traits that sum up what it means to live life horns-first

A dress rehearsal isn’t just for the stage—here’s what to do before a big change in your life

August 29, 2019 at 10:18PM by CWC In sixth grade, I begged my mom to buy me a laser pointer at Staples. Overnight, I become the best presenter among my peers. Not because the super-cool tool elevated my social status (it didn’t), but because the pointer made me want to rehearse my assignments beforehand. Middle school me … Continue reading A dress rehearsal isn’t just for the stage—here’s what to do before a big change in your life

There are 5 arousal types and knowing yours can really stimulate your sex life

August 27, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC How do you feel when you’re turned on, and what is the exact mechanism by which you feel aroused? These complicated questions welcome many possible answers: Maybe you need to shower, do your hair, put on that outfit, and look in the mirror. Maybe you need to see … Continue reading There are 5 arousal types and knowing yours can really stimulate your sex life

Take a cue from the cosmos and reboot your entire life for this week’s new moon

August 26, 2019 at 02:19AM by CWC With the frivolity of Leo season now at your back, brass-tacks Virgo dominates the week ahead (big time)—especially as the Northern Hemisphere autumnal equinox gets closer and closer. Meaning: As the moon wanes back to new (as it will Monday through early Friday morning), now’s the time to … Continue reading Take a cue from the cosmos and reboot your entire life for this week’s new moon