7 farm-to-table restaurants in NYC that make sustainable eating easy—and delicious

October 01, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC It’s no secret that the food industry has a big sustainability problem. According to the World Wildlife Foundation, around 30 percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide come from the food system (and farm animals in particular create 40 percent of methane gas emissions in the United States). There … Continue reading 7 farm-to-table restaurants in NYC that make sustainable eating easy—and delicious

What to know about skin hyperpigmentation and how to get rid of it in no-time flat

October 01, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Much like fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmentation is a common skin concern that most folks associate with the face—not the body. Believe it or not, though, hyperpigmentation (spots or specks that appear darker than the rest of the skin), doesn’t discriminate and can appear just about anywhere on … Continue reading What to know about skin hyperpigmentation and how to get rid of it in no-time flat

All you need to make any skin type happy is just 3 products, according to a dermatologist

September 30, 2019 at 05:38PM by CWC In general, we tend to talk a lot about finding “the one.” The perfect partner, the perfect job, the perfect apartment—so much of our lives come down to discovering that one single thing that’s right for us. Skin care, though, is not like that.  When it comes to … Continue reading All you need to make any skin type happy is just 3 products, according to a dermatologist

5 yoga poses that banish bloat faster than you can say ‘namaste’

September 30, 2019 at 04:17PM by CWC Yoga class has reputation for relaxing you from head-to-toe. Not to be graphic, but your bowels are totally included in that. Amanda Sauceda, MS, RDN, a registered dietitian shared a post on Instagram of a five-pose, bloat-relieving flow that will “help you get pooping.” Beth Cooke, a New … Continue reading 5 yoga poses that banish bloat faster than you can say ‘namaste’

‘I’m a derm, and here’s what you can do every day to deal with hyperpigmentation’

September 28, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Dealing with hyperpigmentation can be quite the battle. Whether it comes about from acne, rashes, bug bites, or a wax gone wrong, you’re left with spots on your skin that are darker than the surrounding areas. And aside from grabbing your concealer, it’s tricky to make them disappear. … Continue reading ‘I’m a derm, and here’s what you can do every day to deal with hyperpigmentation’

Your Apple Watch now gives the most important skin advice you’ll ever need

September 27, 2019 at 05:50PM by CWC When you first get your hands on an Apple Watch, it’s perfectly natural to feel bogged down by all the features. I mean, the heart-tracking metrics alone make my head spin. (Resting heart rate, who?) When it comes to protecting your skin though, there’s a number hiding in … Continue reading Your Apple Watch now gives the most important skin advice you’ll ever need

A dietitian explains how you can eat healthy and delicious meals for just $7 a day

September 27, 2019 at 03:01PM by CWC Healthy eating has a reputation for being like the Big Apple—and by that I mean overpriced. Here in New York City, everything is expensive it seems. I once waited in line for two hours to buy a $15 bagel, and I’ve paid $19 for Serendipity 3‘s Forbidden Broadway … Continue reading A dietitian explains how you can eat healthy and delicious meals for just $7 a day

Use your zodiac sign to optimize the absolute best nighttime routine for you

September 27, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Earlier this year, Well+Good surveyed readers about how they feel about the sleep and rest they’re getting. Many findings emerged, but the big and enduring takeaway is that we’re tired. In fact, 92 percent of us are fatigued at least once a week, and though many report having … Continue reading Use your zodiac sign to optimize the absolute best nighttime routine for you

‘I’m a nutritionist, and here’s how I save money buying all the healthy food on Amazon’

September 26, 2019 at 04:01PM by CWC Getting Amazon Prime was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Instead of hunting down hard-to-find products or carrying multiple bags of groceries home, I can get everything I need with nothing but a couple taps on my phone—and it’ll all be at my door in 48 … Continue reading ‘I’m a nutritionist, and here’s how I save money buying all the healthy food on Amazon’

Why keeping a positive attitude at work is more important than you think

September 26, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Truth: We all complain about our jobs at some point throughout the day (whether you’re annoyed with your workload, your boss, or the less-than-stellar snack situation in the office kitchen). While letting out some steam is totally normal—and something everyone needs to do occasionally to rid their minds … Continue reading Why keeping a positive attitude at work is more important than you think

The next generation of climate activists won’t be underestimated

September 26, 2019 at 01:45AM by CWC On a sunny Friday morning in Santa Monica, California, dozens of people paraded down the street in front of a gleaming new mall. But this wasn’t the usual weekend shopping scene—instead of toting bags from West Elm and Nordstrom, the crowd carried signs emblazoned with slogans like “Fight … Continue reading The next generation of climate activists won’t be underestimated

Why you should never make an important decision on an empty stomach

September 25, 2019 at 09:01PM by CWC When hunger strikes, I don’t trust myself to decide what pair of shoes goes with my outfit—much less to make life-altering decisions. Visions of alt-pasta dancing in my head put everything on hold. And according to Uma Naidoo, MD, director of nutritional and lifestyle psychiatry at Massachusetts General … Continue reading Why you should never make an important decision on an empty stomach

The astrological reason it feels like all your friends have birthdays in the same month 

September 25, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC I made a new friend the other day, which, as an adult, feels like a giant accomplishment. When our conversation turned to astrology, as they do, I was hardly surprised when she told me she’s a Scorpio. I’m a Pisces, and many of my close friends are Scorpios. … Continue reading The astrological reason it feels like all your friends have birthdays in the same month 

The ultimate guide to every alt-meat burger on the market right now

September 25, 2019 at 01:05PM by CWC Whether you’ve scored an Impossible Burger from a Burger King drive-thru window or grilled a few Beyond Burgers at home, you’re probably figured out by now that meat-like, plant-based burgers are officially the buzziest new protein option. (Oh, and we totally called it, too.) This is one food … Continue reading The ultimate guide to every alt-meat burger on the market right now

How to figure out if you should buy or rent your home, according to a financial expert

September 24, 2019 at 09:38PM by CWC We’ve all heard the same old story about how millennials will *never* own homes due to oat milk lattes and avocado toast stealing all their savings. But if you feel you’re on solid financial ground, the real question that continues to pop up for women everywhere—or at least … Continue reading How to figure out if you should buy or rent your home, according to a financial expert

I’ve had a funeral for every pair of running shoes I’ve ever owned—here’s why

September 24, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Whenever the time comes to retire an old pair of running shoes, I repeat the same ritual. Laces in hand, I carry my sneakers to the trash, drop them inside, and proceed to ugly cry for the next 20 minutes. The waterworks portion of the footwear funeral might … Continue reading I’ve had a funeral for every pair of running shoes I’ve ever owned—here’s why

How to stop a (typically male) chauvinist mid-sentence

September 24, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC I can’t tell if I prefer working from home because I get to spend time with my cats, or because it means I’ll never have to share a cubicle with another chauvinist again. Chauvinism, which typically presents in males who exhibit superiority over another group, commonly crops up … Continue reading How to stop a (typically male) chauvinist mid-sentence

7 dermatologists share the *one* product they’d bring if they were stranded on a desert island

September 24, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC “What would you want to bring with you if you were stranded on a desert island?” What started as my favorite game to play on a first date has recently extended into an unlikely place, the dermatologist’s office. I’ve recently taken to grilling my favorite skin-care professionals on … Continue reading 7 dermatologists share the *one* product they’d bring if they were stranded on a desert island

Experts always say to eat seasonally—but what’s really in it for me?

September 24, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC In theory, eating fruits and vegetables in season sounds like a worthy culinary aspiration. When I hear the phrase, I automatically picture Ina Garten buying freshly picked, organic strawberries at a farm stand, then going home and whipping up some sort of tart for Jeffrey. But when actually … Continue reading Experts always say to eat seasonally—but what’s really in it for me?

4 ways to boost your adaptability quotient, the more—wait for it—adaptable cousin of IQ

September 24, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC The real world does not suffer those who can’t keep up—especially at work. There’s always something new to learn, new processes to master, and someone eager to take your spot if you’re not willing to excel at it. Surviving and thriving in just about any job requires you … Continue reading 4 ways to boost your adaptability quotient, the more—wait for it—adaptable cousin of IQ

Biphobia in medical spaces makes getting mental and physical health care that much harder for bisexual people

September 23, 2019 at 08:40PM by CWC Rose*, a 31-year-old bi+ woman who has struggled with depression for most of her life, didn’t commit to a therapist until her mid-twenties. When she finally did, her therapist consistently “made comments about how I didn’t seem very into [dating women] and maybe it wasn’t for me,” she … Continue reading Biphobia in medical spaces makes getting mental and physical health care that much harder for bisexual people

This 10K training program will get you up and running in only 5 weeks

September 23, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Traci Copeland is a Nike Master Trainer and run coach based in New York City. She’s created this five-week program that will have you eyeing the finish line of a 10K, whether it’s your first time lacing up or you’re an old pro. Train with us over the … Continue reading This 10K training program will get you up and running in only 5 weeks

This 5K training program will have you racing to the finish line in 5 weeks flat

September 23, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Traci Copeland is a Nike Master Trainer and run coach based in New York City. She’s created this five-week program that will have you eyeing the finish line of a 5K, whether it’s your first time lacing up or you’re an old pro. Train with us over the … Continue reading This 5K training program will have you racing to the finish line in 5 weeks flat

You can actually thank the moon for your weekly case of the Mondays

September 23, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Whenever I write an email that kicks off with ever-chipper “Happy Monday” greeting, I feel like smacking backspace. Happy Monday? We all know there is no such animal. And on a recent episode of the That’s So Retrograde podcast, co-host Elizabeth Kott reveals that our Garfield-like aversion to … Continue reading You can actually thank the moon for your weekly case of the Mondays