When you buy a super-expensive beauty product, this is what you’re paying for

January 15, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Call me a beauty snob (or just very gullible), but I’ve always assumed that luxury skin-care products are superior to their budget friendly counterparts—the higher price point must mean they’re more effective and less likely to trigger my highly sensitive skin, right? But

Checks+Balanced: How a 27-year-old freelancer in San Fransisco finances her wanderlust to travel the world

September 12, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you

There are 4 ways to express gratitude—and only 1 is sure to convey that you’re genuine

August 21, 2019 at 05:05PM by CWC Acts of gratitude are a great means of connecting with people—socially, professionally, or otherwise—and also grounding yourself. But that’s no secret. What you may not be aware of, however, is that expressions of gratitude are limited to four different types. When studying gratefulness

Checks+Balanced: How going back to school for a career shift affects a 29-year-old’s wellness budget

August 19, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you

Checks+Balanced: How going back to school for a career shift affects a 29-year-old’s wellness budget

August 12, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Even in a world where questions about menstrual cups and the ins and outs of sex are completely (and blessedly) normal, somehow the ever-ubiquitous use of money remains a touchy subject for many. People want to live their healthiest life ever, but—#realtalk—it can add up. Have you