Another reason to hope the government shutdown ends soon: To save Joshua Tree’s trees

January 13, 2019 at 07:11AM by CWC If you’ve been to Joshua Tree National Park in southern California, it may have been to experience one of the best hiking and rock-climbing spots in the country. Or maybe you went to a sound bath in the Integratron, a dome structure built in the 1950s by an architect … Continue reading Another reason to hope the government shutdown ends soon: To save Joshua Tree’s trees

Avocado leaf tea is now officially a *thing*—but is it healthy or is it all hype?

January 28, 2020 at 05:20PM by CWC Just when you thought the not-so-humble avocado had been exploited to the point where it could be exploited no further (e.g. avocado hummus, avocado mayo, avocado brownies, avocado pancakes, avocado face masks, avocado hair oil, etc., etc., etc.), I’m here to announce that avocado leaf tea is here. … Continue reading Avocado leaf tea is now officially a *thing*—but is it healthy or is it all hype?

What ‘aging gracefully’ means for 6 real women of every generation

January 24, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC The phrase “aging gracefully” is often used ironically. It means staying—and more importantly, looking—young no matter the number of birthdays you’ve celebrated. Award-winning author Georgia Clark, 40, founded Generation Women, a monthly event in New York City dedicated to intergenerational storytelling, as a means to highlight women for … Continue reading What ‘aging gracefully’ means for 6 real women of every generation

8 skin-care products you can get from Ulta for under $20 from this new UK-based brand

January 17, 2020 at 04:17PM by CWC In case you haven’t heard yet, 2020 is the year of skin care—especially affordable skin care that still leaves your face as hydrated and radiant as the expensive stuff. Riding in on this new year, all-things-skin-care trend is Dr.Organic®, a UK-based skin-care brand that’s already won several European … Continue reading 8 skin-care products you can get from Ulta for under $20 from this new UK-based brand

6 luxe African safaris that are making wellness a serious focus

January 15, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC The idea of luxury African safaris most commonly conjures dreams of peeping majestic animals in their natural environment. And, sure, that’s a fair primary focus of such a travel experience, but the trip can be so much more. While offering health-boosting benefits that accompany communing with nature, the … Continue reading 6 luxe African safaris that are making wellness a serious focus

When shopping for the best, healthiest olive oil, how much does price really matter?

December 25, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Olive oil is metaphorical liquid gold in terms of health benefits. The amber glue that holds the almighty Mediterranean diet together, healthy food experts love to rave of its heart- and brain- healthy benefits. Given the price of some olive oils, you’d think it’s actual gold, too. While … Continue reading When shopping for the best, healthiest olive oil, how much does price really matter?

Here Are Some Clever Ways To Use & Recycle Your Tree Post-Christmas

December 25, 2019 at 03:04AM   Many of our living rooms may bear a similar scene soon: a Christmas tree, sans ornaments and lights, ready to be disposed of. But may we suggest upcycling (or recycling)? That’s right—there are actually a ton of ways to get the most out of your tree before you scrap … Continue reading Here Are Some Clever Ways To Use & Recycle Your Tree Post-Christmas

Next year’s ‘it’ plant is going to make your place look so rich

December 20, 2019 at 12:30AM by CWC Fiddle leaf fig? Sorry. The Money Tree is poised to take over in 2020, according to Bloomscape’s Plant Mom, Joyce Mast. “Many people believe that Money Trees signal good luck and good fortune to come. In fact, it is a popular plant in Feng Shui as it’s believed … Continue reading Next year’s ‘it’ plant is going to make your place look so rich

Put this unspoiled Hawaiian Island on your travel bucket list for 2020

December 17, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC The state of Hawaii is hardly an undiscovered travel destination. In fact, the islands are flooded with more than nine million tourists every year trying to etch out a small parcel of sand for sipping mai tais. But there is still one quiet island that has not (yet) … Continue reading Put this unspoiled Hawaiian Island on your travel bucket list for 2020

How to tell if being bored out, not burnt out, is ruining your workflow

December 13, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC In January 2019, the World Health Organization included burnout in its latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases, and rest of the year included a heavy focus on the concept. While it’s great that there’s now some clinical legitimacy to back up the emotional, physical, and mental overload … Continue reading How to tell if being bored out, not burnt out, is ruining your workflow

6 easy ways to minimize your holiday waste—including gifts, decor, food, and more

December 10, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC The holidays are a period of excess. Excess eating. Excess traveling. Excess buying. If you look at the actual stats, all that extra consumption is contributing to your carbon footprint in ways that might put a damper on your holiday spirit. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, American … Continue reading 6 easy ways to minimize your holiday waste—including gifts, decor, food, and more

Reebok is launching a plant-based running shoe, and I can’t wait

December 03, 2019 at 05:34PM by CWC Words I did not expect to type today: plant-based running shoe. And yet, Reebok just announced the arrival of their Forever Floatride GLOW, which you guessed it, comes from plant-based matter. Sure, when you tell your mom that you want “plant-based running shoes,” she might tease you about … Continue reading Reebok is launching a plant-based running shoe, and I can’t wait

Feeling holiday-cheer burnout? Here’s how to unwind, according to your zodiac sign

December 03, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC The year is officially coming to a close…but not before a bunch of holly, jolly holiday stressors come at you like merry little freight train. From festive work parties and tense family dinners to enough social obligations to make you want crawl into bed until 2020, you might … Continue reading Feeling holiday-cheer burnout? Here’s how to unwind, according to your zodiac sign

7 ways I’m making my tiny apartment feel like home for the holidays

December 02, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Real talk: I have issues making new places feel like me, so ever since I sold my car (shout out to you, Penelope) and bought a plane ticket from Florida to New York City, I’ve put little effort into my apartment—especially in December. What holiday decorating ideas could … Continue reading 7 ways I’m making my tiny apartment feel like home for the holidays

20 healthy Thanksgiving salad recipes that will make you extra thankful for greens

November 17, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Turkey, baked mac-and-cheese, and stuffing are all Thanksgiving dinner showstoppers. But real talk: unless you add some fiber to your plate, you’re not going to be feeling all that festive later. Thanksgiving salad doesn’t get the same level of accolades as other starring dishes, but it should. After … Continue reading 20 healthy Thanksgiving salad recipes that will make you extra thankful for greens

The dietitian’s guide to the healthiest fast food options at 14 of America’s favorite chain restaurants

November 13, 2019 at 07:29PM by CWC You know how it goes: some weeks you’ve meal-prepped a week’s worth of meals. And some weeks, well, you feel accomplished for nuking yourself a TV dinner. When life gets busy and you find yourself staring into an empty fridge, being in-the-know about the healthiest fast food options … Continue reading The dietitian’s guide to the healthiest fast food options at 14 of America’s favorite chain restaurants

5 healthy foods you should always buy in bulk, according to a sustainable dietitian

November 11, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC It’s super common—even among non-card carrying Costco members—to buy items like toilet paper, tampons, and soap in bulk, but for some reason, the same logic doesn’t often carry over to healthy food staples. Some believe that in order for something to be healthy that it has to be … Continue reading 5 healthy foods you should always buy in bulk, according to a sustainable dietitian

When you’re ready to ditch paper towels for good, reach for these 3 reusable alternatives

October 29, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC At least 200 paper towels die every time I decide to do a deep clean throughout my apartment. The convenience of wiping away a mess then tossing it in the trash proves tempting, but given that the United States goes through about 13 billion paper towels each year, … Continue reading When you’re ready to ditch paper towels for good, reach for these 3 reusable alternatives

Keep your bones healthy and strong with these 8 foods high in vitamin K

October 26, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Most people are accustomed to getting in their daily dose of vitamin C to keep their immune system in tip top shape and soaking up some sun (with SPF, of course) to get mood-boosting vitamin D. But once you get down the vitamin alphabet to K…well, its benefits … Continue reading Keep your bones healthy and strong with these 8 foods high in vitamin K

Ironically, the next frontier of waste-free living is coming for your bathroom

October 22, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC There’s no denying at this point that the planet is headed for the toilet. (Seriously. No one should be denying it.) Maybe you’re well aware and rage-watch Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN Climate Action Summit about 40 times a day, wondering how things got this bad, how … Continue reading Ironically, the next frontier of waste-free living is coming for your bathroom

You can ‘superdose’ oxygen—but what does that even mean?

October 18, 2019 at 10:35PM by CWC Want to know what it feels like to spend 20 minutes in an ozone sauna? Watch the video. Come fall, nothing beats spending time in a steamy sauna. If you close your eyes, you can almost imagine that you’re sweating it out poolside somewhere with palm trees swaying … Continue reading You can ‘superdose’ oxygen—but what does that even mean?