With Venus in Aries, you’re due for a fiery dose of bravery this week

February 02, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC With Imbolc (aka Candlemas), the halfway point between the last solstice and the upcoming equinox, happening on Sunday, February 2, the month kicks off with an invitation to settle into the opportunities this midseason moment presents. Simultaneously, on this cross-quarter day, we’re able

Rock-Star Energy: How to make the most of mystical and powerful February

February 01, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC There is nothing more important in spirituality and healing work than honestly facing yourself, embodying your unique gifts and high vibrations, and not spiritually bypassing anything. With monthly Rock-Star Energy forecasts, “Rock-Star Shaman” Alyson Charles represents those elements by communicating the wisdoms of

Therapist-vetted tips on how to get the most out of a ‘mental health day’

February 01, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC It’s the resounding advice from mental health professionals that’s often said but rarely followed: Take a mental health day. But mental illness—particularly burnout—is a rising problem in the workplace that not only impacts a person’s well-being, it also  can lead to poorer work

More than a million people take this personality test each year to better understand their relationships

January 31, 2020 at 01:00PM by CWC While there are many different personality typologies, each has a primary focus: Myers-Briggs examines how you take in information; enneagram zeros in on your core fears; Gretchen Rubin’s four tendencies reveals how you handle expectations. And another personality indicator, taken by more than

Headspace is teaming up with Barbie to bring meditation benefits to kids

January 30, 2020 at 09:22PM by CWC Burnout has become so pervasive that in 2019, the World Health Organization formally recognized it as a medical condition—and it’s not just adults who are impacted. According to the American Psychological Association, stress levels among kids and teens rival those of their elders.

This yoga flow boosts flexibility so you’ll be touching your toes in no time

January 30, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpkWNyU20iw] You may feel drawn to yoga for its stress-relieving reputation or its cool, contortionist shapes. But according to The Yoga Alliance (which is basically the Supreme Court of Vinyasa), the majority of folks seek out yoga to become more flexible human

Use shadow work to transform your ‘negative’ traits into sources of strength and self-love

January 29, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC No matter how many inspiring quotes pop up on your Instagram feed or how many self-care rituals you squeeze in, the self-love struggle is often real. One way to really level up your feel-good vibes, though, is by cutting through the superficial layers

New health startup Kensho wants to bridge the information gap about holistic wellness

January 29, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC If you’d asked me just five years ago if I would ever try reiki or acupuncture, you would have been met with an emphatic “no.” I long associated those practices with crunchy-granola hippies in Berkeley, California—they worked for some people, but were definitely

Doing this one thing can help you fall asleep faster, according to a sleep psychologist

January 29, 2020 at 10:00AM by CWC You’ve tried meditation, chamomile tea, and ASMR videos, but if it still feels like every night you spend more time tossing and turning than actually sleeping, it might be time to call in the professionals. No, not for anything drastic, don’t worry. According

I’m a yoga therapist and MD, and these are the 5 middle back stretches I recommend every day for a healthy spine

January 28, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC The human body is home to 33 vertebrae that support your muscles, protect your spinal cord, and aid in other ways that help you, you know, have a spine. The thoracic spine, or middle back, sits just between your cervical and lumbar sections,

Your hormones want to help you thrive. Here’s how to let them do that

January 28, 2020 at 09:30PM by CWC If you haven’t heard, Alisa Vitti —pioneer of female biohacking, Johns Hopkins alum, women’s hormone health expert and founder of the period-positive platform FLO Living—is launching her latest book, In the FLO.  It’s full of radical, groundbreaking information meant to help women understand