This entrepreneur is making inclusivity a pillar of her projects

April 18, 2019 at 03:30AM by CWC Well+Good proudly presents Wellness in Color, a new series highlighting prominent wellness practitioners of color who are doing healing work in their communities. Featuring conversations led by Latham Thomas, a Well+Good Council member and the founder of Mama Glow, these stories will shine a spotlight on energy workers, … Continue reading This entrepreneur is making inclusivity a pillar of her projects

Introducing a new project to spotlight a generation of early Black feminists

March 08, 2019 at 08:50AM by CWC I’ve thought a lot lately about the stories time takes from us. A year or so ago I was deep into rummaging through Black history at the turn of the 20th century for a research project I was working on. In the process of digging into the strides … Continue reading Introducing a new project to spotlight a generation of early Black feminists

Race Women: A new project to spotlight a generation of early Black feminists

January 30, 2019 at 02:30AM by CWC I’ve thought a lot lately about the stories time takes from us. A year or so ago I was deep into rummaging through Black history at the turn of the 20th century for a research project I was working on. In the process of digging into the strides … Continue reading Race Women: A new project to spotlight a generation of early Black feminists

This Mercury retrograde in Pisces is here to target communication *and* your emotions

February 16, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC The week ahead promises change with Mercury stationing retrograde at 7:53 p.m., EST, on Sunday, February 16, and the sun moving into Pisces on Tuesday, the 18th. The energy of the these events invites us to reconcile pain from the past because the Mercury retrograde slows things down, … Continue reading This Mercury retrograde in Pisces is here to target communication *and* your emotions

The world’s oldest man is 112—and his secret has nothing to do with diet or exercise

February 14, 2020 at 07:30PM by CWC Sometimes the quest for living a healthy life can distract from what’s most important: enjoying it. It’s a reminder that comes straight from the world’s oldest man, a spritely 112-year-old living in Niigata, Japan, named Chitetsu Watanabe. When asked about the secret to his longevity, Watanabe didn’t mention … Continue reading The world’s oldest man is 112—and his secret has nothing to do with diet or exercise

The 3 most common mistakes you make when you’re stressed—and what to do instead

February 13, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion states “what goes up must come down.” But stress is not bound by the constraints of physics—it just goes up and up and up. Psychotherapist Jennifer Silvershein, LCSW, of Manhattan Wellness says that many of us wind up amplifying the mental health harms … Continue reading The 3 most common mistakes you make when you’re stressed—and what to do instead

A to-do list app can power up your productivity—here are 9 worth downloading

February 13, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC When it comes to getting things done, there are many strategies worth trying in order to increase your productivity. But when, say, listening to music, ditching the multitasking, keeping your desk organized, and setting boundaries with your colleagues don’t seem to be cutting it any longer, it might … Continue reading A to-do list app can power up your productivity—here are 9 worth downloading

99 things to do after a breakup that are actually healthy and healing

February 12, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC The morning after my most recent breakup from a serious relationship, I woke up, wiped off my mascara-stained face and wrote out advice for myself in list form. Item one read: “Breakups are excruciating as a default, you can’t escape that.” While that bummer of a truism isn’t … Continue reading 99 things to do after a breakup that are actually healthy and healing

Instagram just made your feed (and your scrolling habit) way better for your mental health

February 10, 2020 at 09:05PM by CWC Do you think you’re a social media hoarder? Are you planning to unfollow Instagram followers or accounts that make you feel like garbage? Of course you are. The entire point of social media is that we rarely follow people who make us feel better. Luckily Instagram has rolled … Continue reading Instagram just made your feed (and your scrolling habit) way better for your mental health

The full snow moon is in Leo—and it’s gifting each sign a wintertime jolt of energy

February 07, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC During last month’s full moon in Cancer, we collectively felt all the feels. But the full moon this month—the second of the decade—is in Leo, so things will carry on a bit differently. Nicknamed the snow moon, it takes place on Sunday, February 9 at 2:34 a.m., EST … Continue reading The full snow moon is in Leo—and it’s gifting each sign a wintertime jolt of energy

Being cool with your food choices is hard enough—here’s what to do when other someone makes you feel otherwise

February 06, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Establishing a healthy mindset with food isn’t always easy—especially if you’re recovering from diet trauma. After spending years trapped in a culture emphasizing that certain foods are “bad” (and you are too if you eat them), it can be difficult to extract yourself from unhealthy food narratives, particularly … Continue reading Being cool with your food choices is hard enough—here’s what to do when other someone makes you feel otherwise

The first apartment essentials you need for a healthy, cozy, organized home

February 06, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC Moving into your first apartment is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. It’s a major move that makes you feel independent and shows all your hard work has paid off. Officially having a space that’s entirely yours also means it’s one without rules or judgements … Continue reading The first apartment essentials you need for a healthy, cozy, organized home

Berkeley’s carbon footprint calculator shows *exactly* how your lifestyle affects the environment—and how to change it

February 05, 2020 at 09:30PM by CWC Carbon dioxide levels are higher today than they’ve been at any point in the last 800,000 years. In fact, NOAA reports that the last time the global atmospheric CO2 reached current levels was 3 million years ago. With climate anxiety becoming more and more prevalent, its important to … Continue reading Berkeley’s carbon footprint calculator shows *exactly* how your lifestyle affects the environment—and how to change it

Rock-Star Energy: How to make the most of mystical and powerful February

February 01, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC There is nothing more important in spirituality and healing work than honestly facing yourself, embodying your unique gifts and high vibrations, and not spiritually bypassing anything. With monthly Rock-Star Energy forecasts, “Rock-Star Shaman” Alyson Charles represents those elements by communicating the wisdoms of both Earth (rock) and sky … Continue reading Rock-Star Energy: How to make the most of mystical and powerful February

The Hidden Reason You’re Stressed Out & What You Can Do About It Right Now

February 01, 2020 at 02:15AM   I’m a doctor working with patients who are health optimizers, and I teach a course at Stanford on health span, or extending the healthy years of life. To me, well-being is not only feeling good in whatever activity that I’m doing but also feeling like I have the tools … Continue reading The Hidden Reason You’re Stressed Out & What You Can Do About It Right Now

4 factors that determine whether you actually get the pay raise you asked for

January 31, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC You stayed up until midnight doing salary research. You set up a meeting with your manager at their favorite coffee shop. You even prepared an airtight case for why you deserve a pay increase, complete with visual aids. Now all you have to do is ask, and your … Continue reading 4 factors that determine whether you actually get the pay raise you asked for

Novak Djokovic Attributes Australian Open Success To A Plant-Based Diet

January 30, 2020 at 02:04AM Tennis star Novak Djokovic is serving up aces—on and off the court. His recent success in the Australian open has been no surprise, but we were pleased to hear what he credits his success with: a plant-based diet. Djokovic has been avoiding meat and animal products in his diet for … Continue reading Novak Djokovic Attributes Australian Open Success To A Plant-Based Diet

Use shadow work to transform your ‘negative’ traits into sources of strength and self-love

January 29, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC No matter how many inspiring quotes pop up on your Instagram feed or how many self-care rituals you squeeze in, the self-love struggle is often real. One way to really level up your feel-good vibes, though, is by cutting through the superficial layers and getting to the root … Continue reading Use shadow work to transform your ‘negative’ traits into sources of strength and self-love

Do You Worry About Being Liked? This Is How It Affects You At Work

January 29, 2020 at 10:14PM We may all strive to be liked, at least sometimes, but does it really affect our work lives if we are? According to a new study, for women it really does. The recent study, published in the Economic Journal, found evidence of an inherent bias when it comes to the relationship … Continue reading Do You Worry About Being Liked? This Is How It Affects You At Work

The way we talk about skin is taking a cue from mental health—here’s why

January 28, 2020 at 03:00AM by CWC Once upon a time not so long ago, the words we used to talk about our complexions revolved around physical markers. It was dry, oily, red, scaly, congested, or some combination of all of these things. In a fairly recent phenomenon, however, there’s been a shift. The way … Continue reading The way we talk about skin is taking a cue from mental health—here’s why

4 all-star astrologer’s predictions for each of the astrological elements

January 25, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC Let’s be real, astrology can be so confusing. Aspects! Jupiter Return! Trying to decrypt if Oscar Isaac and I are compatible based on our birth charts! That’s why I love the simplicity of astrological elements. Fire, Earth, Air, and Water define the temperament overall energy of a person. … Continue reading 4 all-star astrologer’s predictions for each of the astrological elements

Wonder what to do with old t-shirts? Here are 15 things beyond turning them into rags

January 20, 2020 at 04:01PM by CWC Every t-shirt has a lifecycle. There’s that first fresh-off-the-rack wear, when it feels brand new, followed by the first few washes when things feel extra soft and worn in. Over many sweaty afternoons and subsequent rinse cycles, your go-to, going-out tee transitions to become your favorite workout shirt, … Continue reading Wonder what to do with old t-shirts? Here are 15 things beyond turning them into rags

The psychological reason why you can’t stop watching cooking shows

January 19, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Every time I go to my local nail salon, the communal TV is turned to The Food Network. As the technicians work away, massaging hands and painting nails, all eyes seem to be casually focused on Ann Marie Drummond making a farmers’ market breakfast or an old rerun … Continue reading The psychological reason why you can’t stop watching cooking shows