Feeling stressed? Try these Ayurvedic techniques to get back in a calmer headspace

October 23, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC For wellness expert, writer, and cook Mira Manek, Ayurveda—a holistic medicine and wellness practice from India—played a major role in her upbringing. From doing yoga with her grandmother to eating foods best suited for her dosha, it was just simply how she lived. Here in the U.S., Ayurveda … Continue reading Feeling stressed? Try these Ayurvedic techniques to get back in a calmer headspace

Nobel Prize-winning technology is coming for your skin care

September 19, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC At a certain point when every influencer, heiress, and celebrity has decided to join the beauty bubble and launch a skin-care brand, one starts to wonder if products are worth the hype. What’s actually behind them, anyway? Do they exist simply to expand someone else’s personal brand? Are … Continue reading Nobel Prize-winning technology is coming for your skin care

Make healthy eating easy thanks to this technique used by the U.S. Army

September 13, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC The word “cafeteria” transports me back to my high school days of shuffling through the lunch line with hundreds of equally-hungry teenagers. The chicken was dry, they (somehow?) managed to ruin pizza, and breakfast-for-lunch days were the only silver lining. So imagine my surprise when I learned that … Continue reading Make healthy eating easy thanks to this technique used by the U.S. Army

Learn the ‘5-3-3 breathing technique’ for the most up and at ’em morning attitude

September 10, 2019 at 02:01AM by CWC From the moment I wake up, my to-do list is already running through my mind in neon lights. It’s a lot for only having been conscious for five seconds, which is why finding out crafty ways to re-center myself before jumping out of bed can be a pretty … Continue reading Learn the ‘5-3-3 breathing technique’ for the most up and at ’em morning attitude

The bladder-retraining techniques to keep your workout pee-free

August 27, 2019 at 03:01AM by CWC More than 20 percent of women have a condition called Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), which causes leakage of pee smack dab in the middle of a workout, estimates The National Association for Incontinence (NAFC). SUI is characterized by a weakening of the pelvic floor or sphincter muscle that … Continue reading The bladder-retraining techniques to keep your workout pee-free

Our bodies just aren’t designed for constant tech use—here’s how to keep yours safe and strong

August 23, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC I like to joke that if future humans are anything like me, legs won’t be evolutionarily necessary. That’s because I sit at my desk and use my laptop most hours of the day, and then I move on over to my couch to watch something (anything!) on Netflix … Continue reading Our bodies just aren’t designed for constant tech use—here’s how to keep yours safe and strong

CBD is *technically* legal, but the industry still operates in some major grey areas

July 29, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC December 20, 2018 was a day for the wellness history books: The 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law. Among other things, this long-awaited document removed industrial hemp from the Schedule 1 controlled substances list, allowing licensed farmers to grow the plant more freely and removing restrictions around … Continue reading CBD is *technically* legal, but the industry still operates in some major grey areas

Fitness tech is becoming laser targeted towards recovery

July 23, 2019 at 08:04AM by CWC Remember when the word “recovery” made you think of athletes nursing an injury on the bench? Yeah, me too—but only barely. Because recently, recovery’s been on the tip of workout enthusiasts’ tongues. In tandem with stretching and cool downs—entire studios and sections of the big box gyms are … Continue reading Fitness tech is becoming laser targeted towards recovery

Meet Wave, the new techy, music-focused innovation that’s making meditation cooler than ever

July 16, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I’ve never been big into meditating; in fact, for years I’ve tried and failed to become a regular meditator. It’s just never stuck…until now, that is. The very first meditation form that I’m actually into and would actually use just launched, and I’d venture to say that it’s going … Continue reading Meet Wave, the new techy, music-focused innovation that’s making meditation cooler than ever

The foam rolling technique an orthopedic surgeon swears by for hip pain

June 17, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC I used to think hip pain was only something cute little old ladies complained about. But if you’re glued to a desk all day at work, you’re probably familiar with. Spending that much time planted in a chair in front of your laptop surely helps you achieve your … Continue reading The foam rolling technique an orthopedic surgeon swears by for hip pain

People spent nearly $2 billion on brain-boosting tech last year—but you don’t need an app to stay sharp

May 24, 2019 at 09:33AM by CWC Every once in a while, when I’m in the passionate throws of Tetris Blitz, I get an ad for one of those brain games. You know, the apps that say if you’re able to make a bunch of words out of six letters, it’ll strengthen your memory tenfold. … Continue reading People spent nearly $2 billion on brain-boosting tech last year—but you don’t need an app to stay sharp

The breathing technique to steal from the ultra-buzzy Wim Hof Method

May 22, 2019 at 12:07PM by CWC Meet Wim Hof, a remarkable figure in the world of wellness. He ran half a marathon in the Artic Circle—without shoes—and currently holds 20 Guinness World Records. Hof earned the apt nickname “Ice Man” for his many (and epic) cold weather adventures. He’s lived a life of extremes, … Continue reading The breathing technique to steal from the ultra-buzzy Wim Hof Method