Variety is the spice of life—especially when it comes to the vegetable crisper. That’s because “lumping all leafy greens together in terms of taste and nutrition is a mistake,” says Mascha Davis, RDN, a Los Angeles-based nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
There’s now a badass cadre of A-listers—like Zendaya, Kim Kardashian, Taryn Toomey, and Alicia Keys—who are embracing the makeup-free look. It’s empowering to see women flaunting their complexions sans concealer, foundation, and mascara.
Unfortunately, most of us have been in this same, sad situation: You get to the airport, grab a coffee and a healthy snack, and patiently wait at your gate—only to realize your flight just got canceled.
As cold weather approaches, you rightfully seek refuge in warm jackets, long sleeves, and scarves. Equally important: You layer up the surfaces in your home, which calls for cable-knit blankets, rich velvet pillows, and most of all faux sheepskin rugs (or the real thing).
You’ve probably started to see, hear, and feel its warning signs: sniffles on the train on your way to work, clogged sinuses, and an increase in elbow coughing.
You’re way more likely to hear about alcohol making people slur their words than any purported boozy benefits.
Wellness trends come and go, but buzzy, benefit-rich apple cider vinegar has been around for a while and isn’t showing any signs of leaving.
Traveling during the winter months can be a toss-up: Will your flight actually take off amid high winds and snowfall?
This past summer, Madalyn Parker, a web developer in Ann Arbor, Michigan, needed a couple of days off to focus on her mental health. So, in an email to coworkers, she explained why she would be out of the office. Her boss, Olark CEO Ben Congleton, sent a compassionate response thanking her for reminding him of the “importance of using sick days for mental health” and helping to “cut through the stigma so we can bring our whole selves to work.” When Parker shared the exchange on Twitter, it was retweeted more than 16,000 times, sparking a conversation about mental health at work.
The end of summer always initially feels like a bummer, but once you’ve gotten over your summer scaries, it’s basically nothing but blue skies, pumpkin spice lattes, and hygge-inducing clothing ahead.
You probably own a go-to sweater (or 10) to throw on with your leggings as you book it to your yoga class, but what are you actually wearing during your workouts now that it’s officially getting chillier?
Moving in with your beau calls for a serious combining of stuff. For every Star Wars poster of his, there’s a sheep skin rug of yours, so when you land on something that you both love, it’s as if the hallelujah chorus strikes up in the background.
Inflammation is shaping up to be that friend no one ever has anything good to say about: It tests your patience by playing a role in cardiovascular disease, cancer, GI conditions, and even autoimmune disorders.
Precautions abound for ensuring a healthy flight—like not falling asleep during takeoff or landing to protect your ears. Now there’s a reason to avoid inflight water: One flight attendant opened up about the cleanliness of the tap served onboard.
Having a daily journaling practice has been touted for pretty much everything (well, at least its ability to boost creativity, help you focus on self-care, and even make you more productive).
If the sticky summer heat forced you to take your jogging routine indoors (or out of commission altogether) then we’ve got a one-two punch to help you get back on the pavement.
Photo: Clarkson Potter Few food and drink pairings say summer quite like a pitcher of margaritas and bowl of guacamole.
Anything that’s beloved by skin-care pros and endorsed by moms has my full attention. Aloe vera, the OG healing skin-care ingredient is ubiquitous in the wellness world both in beverages and beauty products as an uber-soothing and hydrating force.
The next time you decide you’re ready to move, don’t narrow your search to just the most dog-friendly, #bosslady-approved, or happiest cities in the country.
As nice as it would be to have a few free hours to spend at the gym every day, that’s just not a fitness reality for many folks.