5 yoga breathing techniques to cultivate chill vibes on and off the mat

March 20, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC When practicing yoga, it’s easy to get caught up trying to nail each posture, but postures and movement are just one component of yoga. Yoga breathing techniques, or pranayama (prana means “life force” and yama means “control”), is also an essential element of

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Your head weighs ‘as much as a bowling ball’—these 4 stretches help you use that weight to ease neck pain

March 19, 2020 at 09:00PM by CWC You might have heard that your head weighs about as much as a bowling ball. In reality, there’s some pretty complicated math involved in determining exactly how much weight your neck is carting around on a daily basis. What we all share in

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Hey, it’s okay if you’re not checking everything off of your to-do list right now

March 19, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC There was a minute—a sparking, optimistic minute—when I thought I’d emerge from this national emergency with the screenplay for my pandemic-themed rom-com. That sounds terrible, but you know you thought the same thing, too. In fact, with ample time in self-isolation among the

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Why now is the best time to start incorporating long-game skin-care ingredients

March 19, 2020 at 01:00PM by CWC Typically, people want their skin-care products to show results immediately. While that’s fair and understandable, there are a good number of ingredients that grant your complexion amazing benefits if you just have the patience to wait as they work. What better time to start

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I’m an esthetician with sensitive-combination skin, here’s my beauty routine

March 19, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC When you’re an esthetician, understanding what skin needs is crucial, and after years of treating other people’s complexions, it’s safe to say that Cindy Kim, co-founder of Silver Mirror Facial Bar, has learned a lot about what her own requires to stay happy

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Want to give your brain *and* immune system a boost? Sip on pomegranate juice

March 19, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC If you think of the produce section as a treasure trove of healthy jewels, ruby-colored pomegranates are prized gems, but they’re often overlooked for bigger, more popular prizes. It’s easy to see why: they are a bit confusing. Even healthy eaters struggle with

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Grocery delivery apps are seeing record downloads—here’s what you need to know

March 19, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC Getting your groceries delivered has always seemed to me like something done by very bougie, busy people. But now, with the majority of the country hunkering down and practicing social distancing, there’s never been a better time to get your groceries delivered. The

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This 30-minute kale pasta salad is made for leftovers (that you’ll actually want to eat)

March 18, 2020 at 04:30PM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8olkzuEZw0M] Is there even a point in cooking dinner if the leftovers can’t hold up the next day as a delicious lunch? Answer: Yes, but it’s way easier to motivate yourself to spend time in the kitchen when you know your efforts

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The simple steps everyone can take to live a healthy, ‘genius’ life, according to a science journalist

March 18, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC Brain health expert and science journalist Max Lugavere is the kind of guy you feel comfortable taking diet and lifestyle tips from given his good looks, easy confidence, and the fact that his entire life’s mission was lovingly inspired by his mother. After

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The 10 coziest house shoes to add some coziness to your wardrobe as you WFH

March 18, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC There are two kinds of people: those that refuse to schlep around their home without house shoes on their feet, and those that have never spent an hour in a black hole of online slipper shopping. Whichever camp you fall into (if you’re

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10 healthy daily habits to retain even while social distancing, according to psychologists

March 18, 2020 at 01:00PM by CWC In a true act of bravery, today I put on a bra, leggings, and a pair of earrings, and even deigned to wear a dress. I’ve been self-isolating for a week now amid the COVID-19 crisis, and along with life feeling surreal, sweatpants

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On the Cusp: What it means when you’re a mix of intuitive Pisces and headstrong Aries

March 18, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC Each month with On the Cusp, we point our astrological magnifying glass on all the people born between two zodiac signs. Because when your birthday falls at either the tail end or the very beginning of your sun sign’s season, your personality may be influenced

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I’m in my 30s, and I have a compromised immune system. Here’s why I want you to take COVID-19 seriously

March 18, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC You might not know from seeing me, but I have two chronic diseases—psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. My immune system is on overdrive all the time, which means that I have to take immunosuppressant drugs in order to help manage my conditions. A suppressed

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What happens to your skin when you stop wearing makeup for a day, week, or month

March 17, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC Global cases of Covid-19 are rising, leading many people to work remotely for the foreseeable future. Working from home has its pros and cons, like more time with your pet, but for many it can also increase feelings loneliness. However, one thing rings

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The 5-ingredient secret sauce thousands of healthy eaters drizzle on absolutely everything

March 17, 2020 at 09:00PM by CWC Sauces make the world a better place. That’s a fact. Whether it’s your pasta, roasted vegetables, or taco bowl—a good sauce instantly transforms any meal into a solid great one. And while there countless options out there to choose from, it only takes

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