3 trainer-approved ways to make your summer workouts adventurous *and* effective

August 06, 2019 at 12:37PM by CWC Summer includes all of the good weather perks, from dining al fresco to hitting up a beach/pool/lake/any body of water as often as possible. So the seemingly endless opportunities to be outside without freezing your bum off make your time through Labor Day ideal for playing around with … Continue reading 3 trainer-approved ways to make your summer workouts adventurous *and* effective

Plant-based eating is trendy for good reason—here’s what it takes to go vegan

August 06, 2019 at 11:51AM by CWC Ask someone five years ago about whether they’d consider going vegan, and you likely would have been answered with an eye-roll or a grimace. Now, people are gladly adding oat milk to their coffee and trying Beyond Meat when it hits their grocery store, and even traditional companies … Continue reading Plant-based eating is trendy for good reason—here’s what it takes to go vegan

A Yale career coach reveals the common mistake that could keep you from your dream job

August 06, 2019 at 11:24AM by CWC When you’re shopping the job market, Ariana Grande-level success (as in, “I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it”) is pretty much the dream. Furthering a career is a complicated formula though. As much as we all may want to live out the lyrics … Continue reading A Yale career coach reveals the common mistake that could keep you from your dream job

The little ways that ‘micromastery’ can help you unlock your greatest gifts

August 06, 2019 at 10:15AM by CWC “Skills” are kind of like Pokémon cards for adults. You collect ’em and earn clout among your fellow players—or, in this case, colleagues—depending on which ones you have in your collection. Such savviness usually gets defined as big ticket accomplishments, like the ability to speak Japanese or practicing … Continue reading The little ways that ‘micromastery’ can help you unlock your greatest gifts

Polar’s chic new fitness tracker is like having a meditation and recovery expert on your wrist

August 06, 2019 at 10:01AM by CWC When you’re in the market to buy a fitness tracker, your prime incentive for splurging is probably for all the advanced tech that helps you get the most out of your workouts. And while built-in heart rate monitors and calorie burns can be useful in helping you stay … Continue reading Polar’s chic new fitness tracker is like having a meditation and recovery expert on your wrist

4 tips for reining in your know-it-all tendencies (even if you really do think you know it all)

August 06, 2019 at 09:42AM by CWC Knowledge may well be power, and when you’re incredibly informed (or at least think you are), you want to share your know-how with everyone in your presence. And what’s wrong with that? Well, when you steamroll every conversation with your know-it-all opinions, it’s a bad look that can … Continue reading 4 tips for reining in your know-it-all tendencies (even if you really do think you know it all)

Please, let’s all take a moment to swoon over Keanu Reeves’ beauty routine

August 06, 2019 at 09:00AM by CWC Much like hair scrunchies and Birkenstocks, Keanu Reeves has—thanks to all that is good and pure in the universe—become “trendy” again. He’s currently considered the “Internet’s boyfriend” after playing a parodied version of himself in Always Be My Maybe (and the voice of Duke Caboom in Toy Story 4), and an … Continue reading Please, let’s all take a moment to swoon over Keanu Reeves’ beauty routine

How to shop for the most comfortable underwear ever, according to a lingerie pro

August 06, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC As Wesley from The Princess Bride put it, life is pain, and “anyone who says otherwise is selling something.” While the sentiment is definitely a dark one (… sorry), it seems to ring true—especially when we’re talking about underwear. Because in my personal experience, the cuter a pair … Continue reading How to shop for the most comfortable underwear ever, according to a lingerie pro

Pearl is the antioxidant-packed way to hydrate and brighten skin all at once

August 06, 2019 at 06:04AM by CWC There are plenty of glamorous ingredients finding their way into our skin-care routines of late, with gold-flecked face masks and diamond-infused body washes doing their part to make us all feel like a million bucks. And one skin-saving gem in particular seems to have migrated from our necks … Continue reading Pearl is the antioxidant-packed way to hydrate and brighten skin all at once

Unlock the secrets to your career success using your 10th house astrological energy

August 06, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC While you hardly have to be an astrology guru to know your sun sign (what you typically look to when you read your daily horoscope), and you may also be able to rattle off your moon and rising signs without missing a beat, that’s really just scratching the surface … Continue reading Unlock the secrets to your career success using your 10th house astrological energy

Woke up with a stiff neck? These 4 pro-approved stretches should help loosen it up

August 06, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC If I could count the number of times that I’ve woken up with a terrible, no good, very bad crick in my neck, I’d… have enough money for a massage. It’s the worst situation—not only because it hurts like heck, but because I have never known how to … Continue reading Woke up with a stiff neck? These 4 pro-approved stretches should help loosen it up

Why you should add watermelon to your list of gut-friendly foods

August 06, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Watermelon is in season right now—watch this video for the 411 on its benefits. Maybe it’s just me, but when I think of gut-friendly foods, I typically picture sauerkraut, Greek yogurt, prunes, and anything else that’s rich in probiotics or fiber. So imagine my surprise when I learned … Continue reading Why you should add watermelon to your list of gut-friendly foods

Does resting offer any benefits of real sleep? Because my sleepless nights and I need to know

August 05, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Sometimes it’s just not possible to get a good night’s sleep; perhaps you drank all the coffee during the day, or had a few zzz’s-disturbing glasses of wine at dinner, or are just stressed AF about the implications of being alive in 2019 (hi, climate crisis!). Whatever the reason, … Continue reading Does resting offer any benefits of real sleep? Because my sleepless nights and I need to know

New startups aim to make it way easier to find a legit holistic health provider

August 05, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC If you’re looking for a new psychiatrist or OB/GYN, it’s not the easiest task in the world but there are plenty of places to start your search: your insurance company’s “Find a Provider” tool, online databases such as Zocdoc, or telemedicine apps like Maven Clinic, to name just … Continue reading New startups aim to make it way easier to find a legit holistic health provider

Everything you need to know about celery juice, explained

August 05, 2019 at 02:35PM by CWC Summer 2018 will forever go down as the season of quickie celebrity engagements, Big Dick Energy—and when an array of seemingly magical celery juice benefits started to flood our Instagram feeds. Okay, so that last one isn’t quite as sexy as Priyanka and Nick making it forever official. … Continue reading Everything you need to know about celery juice, explained

Hate foundation? These 6 stealthy makeup-skin-care hybrids convinced us we don’t need it

August 05, 2019 at 12:18PM by CWC I have a bad beauty editor confession to make: I (almost) never, ever wear foundation. Between my desk and at-home collections, there are at least 15 bottles of the stuff in different shades and formulations that I am constantly telling myself I’m going to open “someday.” But that day … Continue reading Hate foundation? These 6 stealthy makeup-skin-care hybrids convinced us we don’t need it

These *mockamole* recipes will make you forget all about avocados

August 05, 2019 at 12:04PM by CWC Guacamole is snacking perfection. Unfortunately—if you haven’t noticed—avocado prices are still sky-high, turning the delicious dip into something that feels like it should be reserved for special occasions. The good news is you don’t need avocados to get to make something as good as guacamole—not when mockamole is … Continue reading These *mockamole* recipes will make you forget all about avocados

The new Instant Pot colors turn it from bulky eyesore into stunning showpiece

August 05, 2019 at 11:36AM by CWC It’s hard to think of something bad to say about the Instant Pot, which is basically like having a genie at your disposal at all times, granting every cooking wish imaginable. Steaming, pressure cooking, making yogurt, baking—the Instant Pot does it all. But there is one downside: It’s … Continue reading The new Instant Pot colors turn it from bulky eyesore into stunning showpiece

America’s gun violence is a public health crisis, not just an ‘unspeakable’ tragedy

August 05, 2019 at 10:42AM by CWC The back-to-back massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, this past weekend—which together left 29 people dead and another 53 injured—marked the 251st and 252nd mass shootings of 2019. Since then, three more mass shootings have occurred, according to the Gun Violence Archive (a nonprofit that tracks … Continue reading America’s gun violence is a public health crisis, not just an ‘unspeakable’ tragedy

8 (genius!) ClassPass hacks that’ll stretch your credits further

August 05, 2019 at 09:49AM by CWC Over the course of the last few years, ClassPass has taken over the fitness scene. In New York, at least, it’s nearly impossible to have a conversation about workouts without someone mentioning the service, and there’s an entire Reddit thread out there dedicated to trading tips and tricks about … Continue reading 8 (genius!) ClassPass hacks that’ll stretch your credits further

4 expert tips to create financial togetherness with with your partner—without merging accounts

August 05, 2019 at 08:35AM by CWC Once you finally settle down with a partner and decide you’re in it for the long haul, the awkwardness that can come from dealing with the bill at the end of dinner completely stops being an issue, right? Well, not necessarily. More and more couples—millennials in particular—are opting … Continue reading 4 expert tips to create financial togetherness with with your partner—without merging accounts

3 major signs you need new workout sneakers, according to a podiatrist and a trainer

August 05, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC When it comes to knowing when to replace your workout sneakers, they say it all comes down to either how many miles you’ve clocked in them, or how long you’ve had them for. I have a serious issue with this: I do not track how many miles I … Continue reading 3 major signs you need new workout sneakers, according to a podiatrist and a trainer

Should you slather coconut oil on your face? Skin pros weigh in once and for all

August 05, 2019 at 07:28AM by CWC Out of all the skin-care ingredients that exist, coconut oil is one of the most controversial. For a while, it was hailed by celebrities and estheticians alike as a must-have to use on hair, body, and cuticles. However, the so-called miracle ingredient can also be behind breakouts, so … Continue reading Should you slather coconut oil on your face? Skin pros weigh in once and for all