How to make a mala necklace that’ll supercharge your meditation practice

March 02, 2019 at 09:00AM by CWC If you pay attention to your yoga teacher’s fashion choices—my personal favorite thing to focus on while balancing in dancer pose, call me shallow—you may have noticed a long, beaded necklace hanging from his or her neck. It’s not just there to complement the “Good Vibes Only” tank … Continue reading How to make a mala necklace that’ll supercharge your meditation practice

The 8 best ‘Friends’ moments that double as legitimately helpful wellness tips

September 17, 2019 at 09:22PM by CWC In the 25 years since the September 22, 1994, premiere of Friends on NBC, the sitcom has not only proved to have incredible staying power in pop culture via its characters, its cult-beloved haircuts, and its syndication. Often cited as one of the most-viewed shows on Netflix (though … Continue reading The 8 best ‘Friends’ moments that double as legitimately helpful wellness tips

Why we let our friends get away with behavior that’s breakup-worthy

September 04, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC It took me longer to break up with my ex-best friend than it did with, you know, any of the Mikes, Matts, and Daniels that I used to date. In retrospect, that’s weird because my BFF displayed the same the relationship red flags as most of my exes. … Continue reading Why we let our friends get away with behavior that’s breakup-worthy

According to Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe, true enlightenment is possible every single day

August 22, 2019 at 06:22PM by CWC There’s no one definition of enlightenment. The Buddhist principle is defined by some as “a state of perfect knowledge or wisdom, combined with infinite compassion,” while other schools of thought say that enlightenment is more of a single transformative moment. But Andy Puddicombe, founder of meditation app Headspace … Continue reading According to Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe, true enlightenment is possible every single day

4 tips to heal from friend breakups that feel just as heart-wrenching as romantic splits

August 22, 2019 at 05:13PM by CWC Conversations of heartbreak—and how effects of it can physically hurt, lead you to think mean-spirited thoughts, and even make you smell worse—are popularly centered on the end of romantic relationships. But that leaves out a whole genre of breakup-related pain. Anyone who’s ever dealt with a friend breakup … Continue reading 4 tips to heal from friend breakups that feel just as heart-wrenching as romantic splits

Have a hard time speaking your truth? These 6 throat chakra stones could help

August 17, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC If you have difficulty expressing yourself or speaking your truth, an energy healer is likely to say that your throat chakra is a bit out of whack. And luckily, they might add, there’s a crystal that could help with that. Actually, there are many crystals that could help. … Continue reading Have a hard time speaking your truth? These 6 throat chakra stones could help

Pearl is the antioxidant-packed way to hydrate and brighten skin all at once

August 06, 2019 at 06:04AM by CWC There are plenty of glamorous ingredients finding their way into our skin-care routines of late, with gold-flecked face masks and diamond-infused body washes doing their part to make us all feel like a million bucks. And one skin-saving gem in particular seems to have migrated from our necks … Continue reading Pearl is the antioxidant-packed way to hydrate and brighten skin all at once

6 essential Instant Pot accessories that let you cook literally everything with it

August 02, 2019 at 10:42AM by CWC If you’re the proud owner of an Instant Pot, chances are, you barely remember how to cook without. Using the kitchen tool to meal prep and make dinner almost nightly has never been easier. Now, I know this is going to be hard to believe, but there’s even … Continue reading 6 essential Instant Pot accessories that let you cook literally everything with it

I’ve been wearing NARS Orgasm blush for 15 years, but I might have found its ($10) match

July 24, 2019 at 07:55AM by CWC NARS Orgasm was the first blush I ever used. 14-year-old me stole it out of my mom’s cavernous makeup drawer because I thought the name was h-i-l-a-r-i-o-u-s, and dusted it on her cheeks on top of orange foundation that was definitely not blended as a way to complete … Continue reading I’ve been wearing NARS Orgasm blush for 15 years, but I might have found its ($10) match

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

Use your zodiac sign to determine the very best houseplant for you

July 08, 2019 at 09:23AM by CWC Whether you’re a pedigreed plant lady or someone who struggles to keep the easiest-to-care-for greens alive, there is a houseplant for you. Finding it is what’s a little tricky. And no matter if you’ve indeed killed nearly every plant you’ve ever had or simply feel the need to … Continue reading Use your zodiac sign to determine the very best houseplant for you

Your rising zodiac sign is how others see you—so, yeah, knowing yours matters

June 29, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC I recently discovered my status as being astrology-curious, which, among other things, means for the first time in a long time, I have something in common with my mom. While recently urging her to download the Co-Star app and quizzing her on zodiac zingers, I learned she actually … Continue reading Your rising zodiac sign is how others see you—so, yeah, knowing yours matters

The moody crystal that’s climbing the charts, thanks to its bad-vibe blasting prowess

April 08, 2019 at 08:29AM by CWC In my time working at Well+Good, I’ve developed a love for crystals. I’ve interviewed all sorts celebrities and wellness gurus alike, who have all praise their purported high-vibe properties, from Miranda Kerr, who sleeps with rose quartz under her pillow to Olympian figure skater Adam Rippon, who says … Continue reading The moody crystal that’s climbing the charts, thanks to its bad-vibe blasting prowess

The mental health realness movement is coming for your closet

April 06, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Sure, buying a new pair of platform sneakers or bike shorts can give you a little hit of happiness in the moment. (Dopamine, I know what you’re up to.) But can fashion make a meaningful difference when it comes to improving mental well-being in the long term? A … Continue reading The mental health realness movement is coming for your closet

Bethany C. Meyers wants you to embrace the whole journey to finding your identity

April 05, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Bethany C. Meyers, LGBTQ+ activist and founder of inclusive fitness company b.cm, is learning how to embrace every step of their journey to finding their most authentic identity. In early March, Meyers posted an Instagram from when they were 19 years old, living in a small Missouri town, … Continue reading Bethany C. Meyers wants you to embrace the whole journey to finding your identity

Use this 3-step checklist to decide whether your ex is even worthy of your friendship

March 27, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC We can all agree that “I hope we can still be friends” is the biggest BS kiss-off that can emerge from a breakup conversation. The whole thing feels like an urban legend of sorts. So few of us are able to manage being friends with an ex without … Continue reading Use this 3-step checklist to decide whether your ex is even worthy of your friendship

How to wrap your headphones so they never get tangled at the bottom of your gym bag

March 19, 2019 at 12:01PM by CWC I’m the queen of tangling things. No matter how carefully I pack up my bag, my necklaces and headphones always end up in knots. It’s a conspiracy, I say! And if you feel my pain—the pain of spending 10 minutes fidgeting with a bird’s nest of white wire … Continue reading How to wrap your headphones so they never get tangled at the bottom of your gym bag

Some bralettes are too cute not to be seen—here are 9 genius ways to style them

March 09, 2019 at 09:00AM by CWC IMHO, a bralette is a perfect article of clothing. Aside from holding your boobs in place without any pesky (and often painful) underwire, there’s something about the lacy unmentionables that make me want to mention them, loudly, from the rooftops. Or at least wear them very publicly and on … Continue reading Some bralettes are too cute not to be seen—here are 9 genius ways to style them

12 pieces of beautiful, sterling silver jewelry you can score for under $100

March 06, 2019 at 08:20AM by CWC Sometimes it feels like there’s no middle ground between paying a handful of dollars on costume jewelry or forking over hundreds for fine jewelry. The former used to exclusively be my accessories MO, but as I (very belatedly) embrace adulting, I’m realizing that there is something to be gained … Continue reading 12 pieces of beautiful, sterling silver jewelry you can score for under $100

Your ultimate guide to cleaning jewelry naturally, from insiders who know

March 05, 2019 at 06:20AM by CWC Although my clothes change everyday, my jewelry remains the same at all times. As in: They’re literally a part of me by now. I sleep, work, sweat, and repeat while rocking my couple of necklaces and handful of earrings—for better or for worse. The worse part of the … Continue reading Your ultimate guide to cleaning jewelry naturally, from insiders who know

Maybe she’s born with it…or maybe she’s rocking an amber stone for mega-watt confidence

February 28, 2019 at 08:05AM by CWC If I could have any superpower, it would be the ability to conjure up Beyoncé vibes at a moment’s notice—you know, that wildly self-assured, boss-like energy that completely takes over whatever space she’s inhabiting. While I’m not quite there yet, I do know super-powerful people, like Adam Rippon … Continue reading Maybe she’s born with it…or maybe she’s rocking an amber stone for mega-watt confidence