The astrological significance of Katy Perry’s spectacularly unique engagement ring

February 15, 2019 at 08:51AM by CWC Well, someone had an epic Valentine’s Day yesterday and her name is Katy Perry. The singer just announced her engagement to Orlando Bloom on Instagram. That they’ve finally taken their relationship (very) public is nice, but the ruby red rock in Katy Perry’s engagement ring is what got … Continue reading The astrological significance of Katy Perry’s spectacularly unique engagement ring

10 show-stopping engagement rings that are an eco-friendly way to put a ring on it

December 10, 2018 at 11:53AM For a long time, wearing a family heirloom or shopping secondhand were the only options available to most people in search of sustainable engagement rings. Lately, though, fine jewelry brands have been changing the proposal game, utilizing everything from recycled metals to ethically sourced stones to lab-created diamonds (or LCDs—not … Continue reading 10 show-stopping engagement rings that are an eco-friendly way to put a ring on it

This 8-minute Pilates ring workout will leave your abs sore for days

August 16, 2019 at 11:37AM by CWC Much like medicine balls or yoga wheels, Pilates rings tend to fall into the category of workout tools that look pretty innocent. It’s just a hollow, simple ring—how sore can it leave you anyways? Fun fact: Very. In our latest episode of Good Moves, Well+Good’s video series that … Continue reading This 8-minute Pilates ring workout will leave your abs sore for days

These swimsuits double as sports bras, so I’ll be wearing them long past Labor Day

August 15, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC I’ve long been a believer in strategic swimwear. I love when a triangle top that peeks out during a dance-floor move can be excused as a bathing suit, or a when bandeau bikini that gives new, family-gathering-appropriate life to a v-neck that might have otherwise been cut too … Continue reading These swimsuits double as sports bras, so I’ll be wearing them long past Labor Day

Is your resolved argument really over if you still have bad lingering feelings about it?

August 14, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Stale, negative energy. That’s the best way I can describe the situation of having made up with your partner after a fight, and the bad feelings continue to linger. Relationship arguments are extra confusing to settle when your head and heart don’t forgive and actually let things go … Continue reading Is your resolved argument really over if you still have bad lingering feelings about it?

5 meal prep tips to ensure your food is anything but boring

August 12, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Now that meal prepping has actually made its way into my weekly Sunday routine, I have to say, I’m pretty darn proud of myself. It’s so satisfying to look into the fridge and see glass containers prepped with my lunch salads and protein and greens for dinner, all … Continue reading 5 meal prep tips to ensure your food is anything but boring

7 healthy grilled corn recipes that are a step beyond just slathering it with butter

August 10, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Throwing a few ears of corn on the grill and hearing them hiss and pop as they char to perfection…this is what summer eating is all about. But to only top off your grilled corn with plain ‘ol butter would be an injustice. Thankfully, it doesn’t take much … Continue reading 7 healthy grilled corn recipes that are a step beyond just slathering it with butter

Science backs rituals as an empowering strategy to help you bounce back from failure

August 09, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Chances are, you have some kind of ritual that makes you feel better about life. Maybe you like wearing yellow socks to function as a good-luck charm when your favorite basketball team plays, or dry-brushing before bed, or taking a slightly longer route home sometimes because it just … Continue reading Science backs rituals as an empowering strategy to help you bounce back from failure

Sorry, avo toast: Loaded apple rings are my new favorite healthy snack

August 08, 2019 at 08:32AM by CWC Some of the best breakfast foods—from sky-high stacks of pancakes to loaded breakfast burritos—are typically heavy on the gluten and sugar. But if you’ve been trying to figure out a new way to get creative with morning mealtime, drop the sweet potato and grab an apple. Apple toast, … Continue reading Sorry, avo toast: Loaded apple rings are my new favorite healthy snack

7 myths about the low-FODMAP diet that gut health experts are sick of hearing

August 01, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Everyone likes to giggle when someone farts in yoga class or when they hear the word diarrhea, but having your life continuously affected by digestive problems is far from funny. Always being aware of the nearest bathroom, skipping important events in fear of an upset, eating the same … Continue reading 7 myths about the low-FODMAP diet that gut health experts are sick of hearing

The spirit animal of our frenetic moment is the (patient, persevering) ant

July 31, 2019 at 01:32PM by CWC “RockStar Shaman” Alyson Charles is here with her energy forecast for August—and a spirit animal that will help you get your fall mojo going way before Labor Day. Here’s everything you need to know about the ant, and why its medicine is the perfect tonic for our times. … Continue reading The spirit animal of our frenetic moment is the (patient, persevering) ant

How extremes like HIIT and sitting all day can bring on hip pain (AKA sciatica)

July 30, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Sciatica is one of those things that you might think you won’t have to worry about until later in life. As one Well+Good editor (hi, Abbey!) recently learned the hard way, however, back and hip pain symptoms can—and do—happen to active younger people, and our lifestyles, which tend … Continue reading How extremes like HIIT and sitting all day can bring on hip pain (AKA sciatica)

3 signs that you’re not even a little bit boring and are just a wise, old soul

July 29, 2019 at 06:41AM by CWC One of my closest friends lives in a quaint house in Maine, decorated with antique treasures and old-timey tchotchkes. She crafts broaches laden with sentimentality from black-and-white photographs, and her vintage clothes are accessorized with huge glasses and even huger hats. She’s fascinated with the death positivity movement, … Continue reading 3 signs that you’re not even a little bit boring and are just a wise, old soul

Shark Week burning questions: Is swimming during your period dangerous in any way?

July 28, 2019 at 11:00AM by CWC I periodically re-watch Jaws, and that animatronic fish gets me every. single. time. When the great white shark takes down that kid and there’s all that blood in that water, all I can think is how nothing would be scarier than starting my period mid-swim. It’s a thought … Continue reading Shark Week burning questions: Is swimming during your period dangerous in any way?

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

When people travel to the U.S., they bring an extra suitcase for these beauty buys

July 22, 2019 at 10:57AM by CWC Beauty fanatics are always gushing about how they need to travel to France to shop their famous pharmacies, and to Korea to buy up bottles with innovative textures and trendy ingredients and to Germany for science-forward clean-beauty buys. And yes—it’s true that overseas you can score some pretty cool … Continue reading When people travel to the U.S., they bring an extra suitcase for these beauty buys

The secret to controlling your emotions has nothing to do with ignoring them

July 22, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Starbucks, the G Train, the L Train, the E train, Penn Station, diners, public parks—those are just a slim few of the many places I’ve cried this year alone, largely because I have no idea how to control my emotions. I’m in therapy, and consider myself a constant … Continue reading The secret to controlling your emotions has nothing to do with ignoring them

Everything you need to know about doing yoga during pregnancy

July 19, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC As someone who views fitness as a non-negotiable part of my day to day, I’ve always vowed that I will remain active whenever I decide to get pregnant. Although I’ve seen pregnant women sweating beside me in all sorts of workout classes, the one I’ve always assumed is … Continue reading Everything you need to know about doing yoga during pregnancy