This paleo eggs Benedict will make you want to stay in for brunch every weekend

October 01, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC If brunch is the highlight of Sundays, the lowlight is the lethargic feeling you get after scarfing down a plate of heavy food. And while we’re all for afternoon naps, sometimes sluggishness just doesn’t jive with your productivity goals for the day. The solution? Healthify your favorite dish, … Continue reading This paleo eggs Benedict will make you want to stay in for brunch every weekend

This 4-ingredient homemade makeup remover can actually take care of business

October 01, 2019 at 02:30AM by CWC A beauty commandment we can all agree on: Take your makeup off before bed. If not for the sake of your nightly skin-care ritual, for the sake of your very delicate face: Because skin absorbs leftover product, sleeping in the stuff (for shame!) can clog pores, worsen acne, … Continue reading This 4-ingredient homemade makeup remover can actually take care of business

It’s time we all learned the 5 rules for apologizing like an adult

October 01, 2019 at 02:19AM by CWC “There’s no ‘but’ after ‘I’m sorry” was my mom’s favorite axiom throughout my childhood. She meant, of course, that atonement should never come with an excuse tacked on the end. My sister and I rolled our eyes each time she recited her mantra, but eventually we learned to … Continue reading It’s time we all learned the 5 rules for apologizing like an adult

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

7 signs your can-do attitude is actually ‘toxic positivity’ in disguise

October 01, 2019 at 01:30AM by CWC I once had a glowingly perma-happy friend that pushed away conflict and negativity like Play Doh; to this day, I remember my friend’s smile, and her ulcers. Newsflash for the uninformed: toxic positivity can be mega harmful to your body and your mind! And of course I’m Team … Continue reading 7 signs your can-do attitude is actually ‘toxic positivity’ in disguise

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

Are you a narcissist or just self-involved? A narcissism expert explains the difference

October 01, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC I used to laugh off my constant self-doubting and self-obsessing with, “Well, you know me, I’m a narcissist.” I said it lightheartedly yet matter-of-factly, as if to communicate something factual and completely devoid of controversy, like “I’m a journalist,” or “I’m a Taurus,” or “I’m more of a … Continue reading Are you a narcissist or just self-involved? A narcissism expert explains the difference

The 3 surprising parts of your face where you should always go light on foundation

September 30, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Your foundation is the base of your entire makeup look, so if your application’s not down pat, it can wreck the rest of what you put on—concealer, blush, you name it. That’s why I copy foundation tips from makeup artists all the time to make sure my complexion’s perfectly … Continue reading The 3 surprising parts of your face where you should always go light on foundation

This just in: Nuts really *are* the healthiest snack

September 30, 2019 at 10:30PM by CWC Certain food trends come and go (remember when everyone was amped about banana milk?), but eating nuts, it seems, will never go out of style. Yes, they’re delicious and versatile, but as practically every nutritionist will attest, they come with lots of health benefits. A new study published … Continue reading This just in: Nuts really *are* the healthiest snack

The 800-pound gorilla in the room? Oh that’s your spirit animal, here to help you be a badass

September 30, 2019 at 10:23PM by CWC Ready to be brave? This month, you’ve got a big, strong ally in that department because “RockStar Shaman” Alyson Charles is sensing that the gorilla is here. And this spirit animal is here to help you upgrade your whole life.  Last month was a powerful time of starting to … Continue reading The 800-pound gorilla in the room? Oh that’s your spirit animal, here to help you be a badass

In the great oil vs. moisturizer debate, which should you *really* be grabbing when your skin is dry AF?

September 30, 2019 at 10:19PM by CWC Now that pictures of football Sundays and apple picking have begun to dominate our Instagram feeds, it means that dehydrated skin season is upon us. As the weather changes, so too do the needs of our skin: We need all the hydration we can get. As far as getting … Continue reading In the great oil vs. moisturizer debate, which should you *really* be grabbing when your skin is dry AF?

Butterfly pea flower is Thailand’s buzzy blue ingredient that’s full of antioxidants

September 30, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC I went to Thailand recently with next to no travel cred, if you know what I mean—my companions had heavily-stamped passports, while my favorite island is Staten. The one exception where I was worldly, though, came in the form of ultra indigo butterfly pea flower tea. While my … Continue reading Butterfly pea flower is Thailand’s buzzy blue ingredient that’s full of antioxidants

If your shoulder mobility is the pits, meet the ‘scapular push-up’

September 30, 2019 at 09:54PM by CWC After a week when I’ve skipped a yoga class (or two, or three), the simple act of raising my arms over my head feels near impossible. The shoulder tension sparked by #desklife is all too real, and something Casey Chiro, DC, says is best solved by everyone’s favorite … Continue reading If your shoulder mobility is the pits, meet the ‘scapular push-up’

WTF is a coregasm… and how can I have one?

September 30, 2019 at 08:45PM by CWC Six-pack abs are a lie, but I just learned about something that’s making me double down on my core regimen in a way I haven’t in years. And no, it’s not J. Lo’s age-defying turn in Hustlers. Thanks, Reddit, for awakening my awareness of the “coregasm.” According to … Continue reading WTF is a coregasm… and how can I have one?

Find out how your longevity compares to the people with the longest lifespans in the world

September 30, 2019 at 08:14PM by CWC I have a pretty bad case of existential denial. Anytime I find myself contemplating the day of my death, I start humming Pink’s “So What” to distract myself from the Grim Reaper’s eerie shadow. If anyone’s going to make me contemplate the possibility of a long life, however, … Continue reading Find out how your longevity compares to the people with the longest lifespans in the world

7 healthy canned pumpkin recipes that are anything but #basic

September 30, 2019 at 06:57PM by CWC I’m not one of those people who goes out and orders a PSL at the first sign of fall—promise. And come October, I’m not lighting pumpkin spice candles or filling my home with pumpkin-themed decor. But one thing (basic or not) that I’m totally happy to do this … Continue reading 7 healthy canned pumpkin recipes that are anything but #basic

If your nails won’t stop breaking, make this one change

September 30, 2019 at 06:05PM by CWC No matter what I did, my manicure almost always got ruined by a broken nail. Something I can fully blame on being a longtime nail-biter. (Thanks, former self.) That’s not the only reason it used to happen so frequently, but I didn’t know how to strengthen nails to … Continue reading If your nails won’t stop breaking, make this one change

The fine line that separates compulsive liars from over-exaggerators

September 30, 2019 at 05:42PM by CWC One summer day when I was little, I found out that my mom was taking my sister shopping—without me. Understandably, I was enraged. And so I did the only logical thing: I hid our mother’s wallet in the mailbox so that no one (no one!) would be getting … Continue reading The fine line that separates compulsive liars from over-exaggerators

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

There are 5 flirting styles—learn yours to transform how you communicate desire

September 30, 2019 at 04:45PM by CWC Knowing how to flirt is confusing because the act can take so many forms. Maybe it’s a bit of teasing or a laid-back date invitation to hang out. Maybe it’s a playful tap on the arm or even a dare. Maybe it’s even as small as a mere … Continue reading There are 5 flirting styles—learn yours to transform how you communicate desire

*This* face wash has a rep for being super gentle, but derms say not so much

September 30, 2019 at 04:21PM by CWC Out of all of the facial cleansing options that exist—makeup wipes, micellar water, milky cleansers and the list goes on and on—one would think that oil cleansers would be the most gentle of the bunch. They’re formulated with an oil as the base, after all, and facial oils … Continue reading *This* face wash has a rep for being super gentle, but derms say not so much

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 cardiologist, and this is the one measure I want you to pay attention to on your Apple Watch.’

September 30, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC In middle school P.E. class, my teacher taught me how to measure my own heart rate. I remember the moment being kind of magical. It was a brand-new way to take ownership of my own health and wellness, and I found myself taking my pulse in spare moments. … Continue reading ‘I’m a cardiologist, and this is the one measure I want you to pay attention to on your Apple Watch.’

A tarot card reader’s top 3 tips for getting the most accurate reading

September 30, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC I’m a fan of getting my tarot cards read, but I’m also highly anxious about it. This means while in the midst of a session, I’m simultaneously analyzing what the reading means for me and whether the tarot reader is judging me, as a person, for the way … Continue reading A tarot card reader’s top 3 tips for getting the most accurate reading