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 week’s waning quarter moon calls for things to simply fall into place

October 20, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC With the nights growing longer, those of us in the northern hemisphere are forced to adjust to a diminishing duration of sunlight duration with each passing day. And since this week begins with a waning quarter moon, we’re also being asked to adjust to dwindling moonlight. A waning … Continue reading This week’s waning quarter moon calls for things to simply fall into place

Half of millennials have quit their jobs for mental health reasons—here’s what to do if you can’t

October 20, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Recently Harvard Business Review reported on a new survey stating that half of all millennials—and 75 percent of Gen Z—have quit a job for reasons related to mental health. This may make the under-35 set seem flippant: “Ugh, I’m sick of my job. Guess I’ll just quit!” I … Continue reading Half of millennials have quit their jobs for mental health reasons—here’s what to do if you can’t

Why Women Kill’ star Lucy Liu is proud of her strong female acting roles: ‘I fall into that category more’

BEVERLY HILLS – Whether she is playing the role of Ling Woo in the late 90s comedy-drama “Ally McBeal,” asserting herself as assassin O-Ren Ishii in the hard-hitting Quentin Tarantino flick “Kill Bill” or using her state-of-the-art technology, charm and fighting skills to save a kidnapped billionaire-to-be, Lucy Liu’s characters have been strong women and … Continue reading Why Women Kill’ star Lucy Liu is proud of her strong female acting roles: ‘I fall into that category more’

Meet the registered dietitians who are serving up mindful savings advice

October 17, 2019 at 07:33PM by CWC Together with Citi, we’re finding out how inspiring entrepreneurs saved to make their dreams reality. Learn how to save money from Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones—registered dietitians, diabetes educators, and co-founders of Food Heaven—below, and get more info on how to be smarter with your savings here. If you’ve … Continue reading Meet the registered dietitians who are serving up mindful savings advice

The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

October 17, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Between 2013 and 2015, artist Lois Bielefeld set out to photograph the “typical American meal” in a series called Weeknight Dinners. The scenes are as mundane as they are interesting. One image captures a couple eating on the floor of their living room. In another, a teenager places her phone between … Continue reading The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

This 3-ingredient recipe from a happiness expert sparks joy in more ways than one

October 17, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Happiness expert Gretchen Rubin’s weekly podcast with her sister—Elizabeth Craft—never fails to serve up happiness tips that are at once effective and simple. Recently on the appropriately titled The Happiness Project, after Rubin’s best-selling book, the expert in all things joy dished out a “chaffle” (yup, that’s cheese … Continue reading This 3-ingredient recipe from a happiness expert sparks joy in more ways than one

There are 3 stages of a relationship—and 1 where most couples get stuck

October 16, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC It’s easy to forget that there are stages of a relationship until the moment you trip and fall face-first out of the honeymoon phase. You know the feeling, right? For some amount of time, no one and nothing can touch your love, because your romance is a beautiful, … Continue reading There are 3 stages of a relationship—and 1 where most couples get stuck

How a slumber party hairstyle of yore has helped me to quell my anxiety

October 14, 2019 at 07:15PM by CWC I’ve only developed three life skills in my entire 28 years: hula-hooping, tying a cherry stem with my tongue, and French braiding. Despite being the most aggressively unsexy of the bunch, it significantly solidified my slumber party standing for many, many years. But, as someone who hasn’t touched … Continue reading How a slumber party hairstyle of yore has helped me to quell my anxiety

The most fulfilling way for you to socialize, according to your Myers-Briggs type

October 11, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC All people have a social muscle they flex in different ways, and no matter how introverted or extroverted, selectively social, or endlessly energetic a person may be, everyone needs both social time and time to recharge in some measure. And, knowing your Myers-Briggs personality can help you decipher … Continue reading The most fulfilling way for you to socialize, according to your Myers-Briggs type

Sunday’s full hunter moon wants you to take risks—here’s what that means for your sign

October 11, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC The next full moon, nicknamed the full hunter moon because it directly follows the full harvest moon, is Sunday, October 13, and it stands to affect you way beyond potentially messing with your sleep. Get ready to experience emotions and feelings and big realizations. Basically, it’s going to … Continue reading Sunday’s full hunter moon wants you to take risks—here’s what that means for your sign

The secret to saying ‘No’ without actually saying it

October 10, 2019 at 10:33PM by CWC The World Health Organization’s (WHO) addition of burnout syndrome to its International Classification of Diseases sparked a debate about how to help workers better manage their careers. Burnout hijacks all your precious mental resources and turns ambition into cynicism. As doom and gloom as that sounds though, one … Continue reading The secret to saying ‘No’ without actually saying it

Beyond Meat is determined to make plant-based eating accessible, one alt-burger at a time

October 07, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC When it comes to Beyond Meat—the company that, along with Impossible Burger, made plant-based meat palatable even to carnivores—the public at large seems to love it. Their sales more than doubled in 2019, with shares jumping 21 percent. The majority of people buying the product aren’t even vegetarian, … Continue reading Beyond Meat is determined to make plant-based eating accessible, one alt-burger at a time

Real question: Is it possible to have unadulterated fun as an adult?

October 04, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC Think back to your elementary school playground. If it was anything like mine, it was a case study in how to have fun in a pure and free way, completely devoid of any self-conscious thoughts. On the blacktop of my alma mater, a group of gym-class heroes played … Continue reading Real question: Is it possible to have unadulterated fun as an adult?

5 tips for not assuming the worst when your boss schedules an unexpected meeting

October 04, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Face time with your boss is often a great thing: It provides you the perfect opportunity to show off your knowledge and what you’re contributing to your team. But if your manager ever unexpectedly asks you for a one on one meeting, and you have no idea why … Continue reading 5 tips for not assuming the worst when your boss schedules an unexpected meeting

The next frontier of GMOs: fighting climate change?

October 03, 2019 at 11:30PM by CWC In case you haven’t heard, Earth is having a serious health crisis right now. According to the world’s top climate scientists, we only have a decade to turn the tides of global warming and keep the planet’s temperature from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. If that doesn’t … Continue reading The next frontier of GMOs: fighting climate change?

Can carbon offsets really erase your environmental footprint with the swipe of a credit card?

October 02, 2019 at 07:40PM by CWC Remember the days when one could simply drive a Prius, carry a reusable cup, and consider themselves a decent ally to the environment? How quickly times have changed. Ever since last October, when scientists proclaimed that the world needs to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 or be … Continue reading Can carbon offsets really erase your environmental footprint with the swipe of a credit card?

Boost your coordination and full-body strength with kettlebell cleans

October 02, 2019 at 06:38PM by CWC Kettlebell cleans used to scare me. However, once I gave them a shot, I quickly realized that heavy cast iron ball with a handle wasn’t nearly as intimidating as it looked—and that a proper clean never fails to give me a full-body workout. Performing proper kettlebell cleans looks … Continue reading Boost your coordination and full-body strength with kettlebell cleans

3 zodiac signs are ruled by fire—here’s how to cool down the heat for balance

October 01, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Most folks, regardless of their baseline zodiac knowledge know the basic traits of their sun sign (what you read when you check out your horoscope). Some may even be clued-in to their moon signs, which speaks to the person’s emotional, internal-leaning energy, and their rising sign, which is … Continue reading 3 zodiac signs are ruled by fire—here’s how to cool down the heat for balance

I spent a month eating only ‘ugly’ vegetables to help fight food waste

September 29, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I’ve always considered myself a champion of the underdog. It’s the reason why I hate the Patriots even though I know exactly nothing about football, and why Jerry Gergich is my favorite character on Parks and Rec. And, most recently, it’s why I overturned my old way of … Continue reading I spent a month eating only ‘ugly’ vegetables to help fight food waste

The next generation of climate activists won’t be underestimated

September 26, 2019 at 01:45AM by CWC On a sunny Friday morning in Santa Monica, California, dozens of people paraded down the street in front of a gleaming new mall. But this wasn’t the usual weekend shopping scene—instead of toting bags from West Elm and Nordstrom, the crowd carried signs emblazoned with slogans like “Fight … Continue reading The next generation of climate activists won’t be underestimated