Have a hard time speaking your truth? These 6 throat chakra stones could help

August 17, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC If you have difficulty expressing yourself or speaking your truth, an energy healer is likely to say that your throat chakra is a bit out of whack. And luckily, they might add, there’s a crystal that could help with that. Actually, there are many crystals that could help. … Continue reading Have a hard time speaking your truth? These 6 throat chakra stones could help

7 healthy vegetarian air fryer recipes that are ready in 20 minutes or less

August 17, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC As a vegetarian, there are some staples you know you’re going to have on hand: tofu, grab-and-go snacks full of protein for your gym bag, and a good bacon substitute. If you haven’t been using the air fryer to make all of the above (and more), your meal … Continue reading 7 healthy vegetarian air fryer recipes that are ready in 20 minutes or less

Wait, should we all be using reef-safe sunscreen?

August 17, 2019 at 10:00AM by CWC Nearly 10 million people visit Hawaiʻi each year, and despite the enduring cliché of the sunburned tourist, the majority of travelers wear sunscreen at some point. But as people have been protecting their skin, they’ve inadvertently been damaging one of the islands’ most valuable assets: its coral reefs. … Continue reading Wait, should we all be using reef-safe sunscreen?

The real reason mood lighting works like a romantic magic trick

August 17, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC My very favorite cocktail bar is nearly a dead ringer for for Miss Havisham’s dilapidated mansion in the 1998 remake of Great Expectations. The main difference between the two venues? Candlelight. That’s presumably because when it comes to setting the mood, candlelight is a GD game-changer. Without it, … Continue reading The real reason mood lighting works like a romantic magic trick

15 at-home cardio exercises that will make you want to cancel your gym membership

August 17, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC No matter what your exercise of choice is—whether you’re Pilates-forward or prefer to sweat it out in the boxing ring—cardio is an important part of every routine. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to find any coach or trainer who wouldn’t tell you to make it a priority. … Continue reading 15 at-home cardio exercises that will make you want to cancel your gym membership

Asking for a “friend”: What’s the best way to get rid of cleavage hair?

August 17, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Whenever my “friend” is wearing anything that isn’t a crew-neck T-shirt—like a summer dress, or a deep V—she complains that all she sees when she looks down is her cleavage hair. I’m not talking about nipple hair, which is its own whole thing, but rather longer hairs that … Continue reading Asking for a “friend”: What’s the best way to get rid of cleavage hair?

Driving along the rocky cliffs of Ireland helped me navigate my feelings post-divorce

August 17, 2019 at 04:02AM by CWC A friendly sign inside the rental car reminds me that I have one responsibility and one only—to drive on the left-hand side of the road. This roadtrip along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way seemed like a much better idea several months ago when my best friend and I had … Continue reading Driving along the rocky cliffs of Ireland helped me navigate my feelings post-divorce

Here’s exactly how to care for your new snake plant, according to someone with a green thumb

August 17, 2019 at 02:01AM by CWC My plant obsession has gotten a little out of control over the past couple years. Greenery graces every corner of my apartment—on shelves, in big planters on the floor, on my dresser. I’ve got an urban jungle, and I love it. But even with all the different species … Continue reading Here’s exactly how to care for your new snake plant, according to someone with a green thumb

6 types of insomnia exist, and each responds to a different kind of treatment

August 16, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC “Insomnia” is one of those buzzwords with which most of us wish we were way less acquainted. But alas, the persistent problem with sleeping that keeps us from falling and staying amid our dreams affects an estimated 50 percent of us. A lesser-known fact, though, is that the … Continue reading 6 types of insomnia exist, and each responds to a different kind of treatment

“Heavy carries” are the surefire way to get stronger without lifting weights

August 16, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC You’ll be hard-pressed to see me schlepping around with less than two bags at any given time. (Gym bag, purse, laptop bag… the list of bags really goes on and on.) But I tend to view this as an annoyance—I’ve grown to hate carrying things. Sometimes I’ll knock … Continue reading “Heavy carries” are the surefire way to get stronger without lifting weights

Steal this psychologist’s script when a bad listener makes your blood boil

August 16, 2019 at 12:31PM by CWC One of my pet peeves (and, oh, I have many, but this is at the top) is when someone asks me a question, I answer, and then they proceed to twist what I said to mean something else entirely. I tell them, for example, that my favorite flavor … Continue reading Steal this psychologist’s script when a bad listener makes your blood boil

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

Are keto-branded products B.S. or actually healthy? Here’s the verdict

August 15, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC When the ketogenic diet first entered the public consciousness a couple years ago, times were tough. There were no cookbooks to help people navigate the high-fat, low-carb diet without getting sick of butter and avocado. No one was making keto cookies, bread, and ice-cream. Cafes didn’t yet offer … Continue reading Are keto-branded products B.S. or actually healthy? Here’s the verdict

5 things a microbiologist wants you to do to improve the air quality in your home

August 16, 2019 at 09:55AM by CWC You know that moment when you step into nature and feel the urge to close your eyes and take a whiff of the air around you? Same. And that’s great and great for you—except when it’s straight-up unhealthy. Effects of inhaling pollution over time are well-documented and TBH, … Continue reading 5 things a microbiologist wants you to do to improve the air quality in your home

These camo trail sneakers are all I want to wear from here on out

August 16, 2019 at 09:40AM by CWC I never thought I’d say this in my entire life, but I’m in love with a pair of trail sneakers. Sure, I know that gorpcore is rising to never-before-seen heights, with Balenciaga sending puffer jackets down the runway, Tevas dominating as the shoe of the summer, and hiking … Continue reading These camo trail sneakers are all I want to wear from here on out

Intuitive eating is all about listening to your body—here’s how to start, according to experts

August 16, 2019 at 09:14AM by CWC When it comes to the healthiest way to nourish your body, there’s a lot of information out there. Between figuring out which eating plan to follow, what the deal is with sugar in fruit, or if buzzy trends like celery juice are worth trying, it all adds  complicated … Continue reading Intuitive eating is all about listening to your body—here’s how to start, according to experts

Lip plumpers have come a long way since the ’90s, so you can kiss buzzing buh-bye

August 16, 2019 at 07:53AM by CWC A lot of things from the ’90s have come back with a vengeance in 2019, but haven’t necessarily improved in their second iteration—I’d like to submit the new version of Four Weddings and a Funeral and that time N’SYNC performed at Coachella without Justin Timberlake as evidence. Thankfully, plumping … Continue reading Lip plumpers have come a long way since the ’90s, so you can kiss buzzing buh-bye

Use ‘the newspaper test’ to judge how much detail about your love life to share with friends

August 16, 2019 at 06:58AM by CWC I have a large group of female friends, and we all know one another quite well, both individually and in the scope of our group dynamic. Perhaps as a result of shows like Sex and the City, The Bold Type, and countless others spanning different generations that have … Continue reading Use ‘the newspaper test’ to judge how much detail about your love life to share with friends

A version of 911 specifically for mental health crises could be coming soon

August 16, 2019 at 06:53AM by CWC Suicide is a huge problem in the United States—the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that suicide rates have increased by 30 percent since 1999, and rates of suicide among women and girls in particular are rising faster than those of men and boys. While the … Continue reading A version of 911 specifically for mental health crises could be coming soon