What the first new moon of the decade means for your big-picture goals

January 19, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Over the last few weeks, we’ve experienced some of the most intense aspects that this generation will see. With the Saturn and Pluto conjunction in Capricorn happening opposite a lunar eclipse in Cancer, deep-seated issues likely surfaced, inviting you to devote some attention to handling past issues. The … Continue reading What the first new moon of the decade means for your big-picture goals

Cut your makeup routine down to a single step with these primer-foundation hybrids that last all day

January 19, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC If I’m taking the time to put on foundation (… which happens, at best, once a week) you’d better believe I expect it to last all day. Most makeup artists would tell me to prep my skin with primer in order to make that happen, but I’m generally … Continue reading Cut your makeup routine down to a single step with these primer-foundation hybrids that last all day

These sleek wearable weights take functional fitness to a whole new level

January 19, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC The quickest way to turn any move into an ab workout is to engage your core—this much we know to be true. But the quickest way to do the same thing for your arms and legs, sans dumbbells? Add a set of wearable weights. While the term “wearable … Continue reading These sleek wearable weights take functional fitness to a whole new level

The psychological reason why you can’t stop watching cooking shows

January 19, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC Every time I go to my local nail salon, the communal TV is turned to The Food Network. As the technicians work away, massaging hands and painting nails, all eyes seem to be casually focused on Ann Marie Drummond making a farmers’ market breakfast or an old rerun … Continue reading The psychological reason why you can’t stop watching cooking shows

All the questions you’ve ever had about hair conditioner, answered by trichologists

January 19, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC When I was younger I lived for those little L’Oreal Kids 2-in-1 shampoos with the little eyes and scales on them. I didn’t care about what kind of hair it was actually for, I just cared about the colors and smell. Someone please take me back to when … Continue reading All the questions you’ve ever had about hair conditioner, answered by trichologists

Real talk: How bad of an idea is the carnivore diet, anyways?

January 18, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Just when you thought you’d seen every single conceivable diet trend throw its hat into the ring these past few years, people started Instagramming photos of their massive steak breakfasts and tagging #carnivorediet. In the polarity of the current battle between bacon-endowed keto and the plant-based movement, I … Continue reading Real talk: How bad of an idea is the carnivore diet, anyways?

Pair this secret weapon with your dry shampoo to lock in moisture and fight split ends

January 18, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC Dry shampoo is a true hero on those days you’re looking a little greasy but don’t have time to wash your hair. Which, let’s be honest, happen a lot more often than we’d all like to admit. The problem is while those products do a stellar job at … Continue reading Pair this secret weapon with your dry shampoo to lock in moisture and fight split ends

7 secrets to living a long, fulfilling life, according to people in their 80s, 90s, and 100s

January 18, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC Wouldn’t it be great if we could just know how to be the healthiest, happiest, and most fulfilled versions of ourselves? Of course, there’s something to be said for embracing the trial-and-error journey of finding what works for you, but we also have an untapped resource for discovering … Continue reading 7 secrets to living a long, fulfilling life, according to people in their 80s, 90s, and 100s

You can spot treat skin dryness just like you can breakouts, according to derms

January 18, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC We often think about spot treatments in terms of fighting breakouts. But newsflash: There are also spot treatments for dry skin, too. Think about it: It doesn’t really make sense to apply a cream all over your face throughout the day if only certain parts of your complexion … Continue reading You can spot treat skin dryness just like you can breakouts, according to derms

What is emotional cheating and how can I stop it from ruining my relationship?

January 18, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC If someone is in a committed, traditionally monogamous relationship and still decides to sleep with someone else, that’s clear and present infidelity. But, what if there is no sex involved in the indiscretion? What if talking to and spending time with another person is as far as the … Continue reading What is emotional cheating and how can I stop it from ruining my relationship?

The 6 healthy frozen dinners you should always keep in your freezer, according to a dietitian

January 18, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC There’s something so nostalgic about frozen meals. I mean, who didn’t grow up eating the occasional Kid Cuisine meal that came complete with nuggets, some questionable veggies, and a brownie for dessert? As an adult, you’re probably well aware most options in the freezer section are loaded with … Continue reading The 6 healthy frozen dinners you should always keep in your freezer, according to a dietitian

Why a “bland diet” is your BFF during times of, ahem, gastric distress

January 18, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC Having a stomach bug is never fun. Your whole body hurts, you feel nauseated and dizzy, and it often requires you to spend lots of quality time in your bathroom. (Fun!) And if you do end up getting a GI issue like a stomach sickness or virus, you … Continue reading Why a “bland diet” is your BFF during times of, ahem, gastric distress

Taking a device break can inspire *major* emotional growth—at any age

January 18, 2020 at 01:30AM by CWC In the digital age, distancing ourselves from phones and gadgets can be a challenge—especially for kids. But for Taryn Toomey, founder of The Class by Taryn Toomey, her daughter’s choice to leave her iPad alone wound up boosting her self-awareness. Here, the Well+Good Council member talks about the … Continue reading Taking a device break can inspire *major* emotional growth—at any age

The definitive ranking of boutique fitness locker rooms with the best beauty supplies

January 18, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC My old apartment had a scary bathroom that I hated using. To avoid it, I’d book evening hot yoga classes at Y7 Studio so I could shower there. The shower lines are much shorter in the evening, and the Malin+Goetz shower gel they provide smells so good you … Continue reading The definitive ranking of boutique fitness locker rooms with the best beauty supplies

5 doctors share the healthy dinner recipes they make every week

January 17, 2020 at 11:00PM by CWC With so many options out there, it’s difficult to figure out what to have for dinner (let alone carve out the time to prepare it!), but it doesn’t need to be complicated. We spoke to five doctors about what dinners make them feel their best from the inside … Continue reading 5 doctors share the healthy dinner recipes they make every week

This $10 kitchen tool has 3,000 5-star reviews on Amazon—and ended my fear of cutting avocados

January 17, 2020 at 09:40PM by CWC I am no stranger to kitchen injuries—I one time sliced my finger down to the bone on a cheese grater while trying to make cauliflower rice, and I have a few other scars on my hands from various kitchen mishaps. Which is why cutting avocados strikes particular fear … Continue reading This $10 kitchen tool has 3,000 5-star reviews on Amazon—and ended my fear of cutting avocados

How to be productive at work (all day) without that post-lunch cup of coffee

January 17, 2020 at 08:56PM by CWC If you think you’re the only one wishing you could take a nap at your desk a couple hours after you’ve finished lunch, take a look around. See all the stifled yawns and sleepy eyes? The tricky part about inviting your co-workers on an afternoon coffee run is … Continue reading How to be productive at work (all day) without that post-lunch cup of coffee

The unstoppable Betty White turns 98 today—these are her secrets to aging well

January 17, 2020 at 08:51PM by CWC Betty White, the queen of living your best life, is 98 years old today. But to her, age is just a number. Many of us grew up loving her on The Golden Girls, and she’s still making us laugh. Getting older in Hollywood isn’t easy, and White has … Continue reading The unstoppable Betty White turns 98 today—these are her secrets to aging well

I’m an Olympic gymnast, and these are the 3 exercises for core strength I do on repeat

January 17, 2020 at 06:30PM by CWC Who doesn’t love watching gymnasts flip, swing, and leap their way through the Olympics? They make it look easy, but it requires some serious power to achieve such awe-inspiring feats. Whether they perform on the bars, on the floor, or on the beam, Olympic gymnasts know that doing … Continue reading I’m an Olympic gymnast, and these are the 3 exercises for core strength I do on repeat

Plant-based creamers are making a splash in coffees everywhere—here’s how they compare nutritionally

January 17, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC It was only inevitable that once alt-milks became nearly as commonplace as cow’s milk that a slew of other trends-within-the-trend would follow. Nut milk yogurt, “nice” cream, and plant-based butters have since risen in popularity too, and now a new iteration of dairy-free products is gaining steam: plant-based … Continue reading Plant-based creamers are making a splash in coffees everywhere—here’s how they compare nutritionally

How to know if you need to strengthen or stretch your hip flexors—because, ouch!

January 17, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC The hip flexors are one of those regions in the body that you never notice until they’re epically sore. Most of the time, pain eeks into the creases of the hips after a particular grueling core workout or in the aftermath of a long run. Given that the … Continue reading How to know if you need to strengthen or stretch your hip flexors—because, ouch!

8 skin-care products you can get from Ulta for under $20 from this new UK-based brand

January 17, 2020 at 04:17PM by CWC In case you haven’t heard yet, 2020 is the year of skin care—especially affordable skin care that still leaves your face as hydrated and radiant as the expensive stuff. Riding in on this new year, all-things-skin-care trend is Dr.Organic®, a UK-based skin-care brand that’s already won several European … Continue reading 8 skin-care products you can get from Ulta for under $20 from this new UK-based brand

Exactly how to adjust your budget after getting a raise to avoid ‘lifestyle creep’

January 17, 2020 at 03:00PM by CWC So, since you finally got that well-deserved pay raise, you can ignore all the guidelines you previously followed about how to budget efficiently, right? Depending on the size of your raise you theoretically can buy that Peloton and trade in your 10-year-old car for a newer, sleeker, pricier … Continue reading Exactly how to adjust your budget after getting a raise to avoid ‘lifestyle creep’