Carina Wolff is a health and wellness writer based out of Los Angeles. She graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism and psychology. When she’s not writing, doing yoga, or exploring mountains and beaches, she spends her time cooking for her healthy food blog, Kale Me Maybe.

Latest Articles

Things That Can Happen When You Stop Birth Control

Whether you go off birth control because you don't want to take any hormones or you're just not happy with the pill, you might notice some startling changes in your body once you ditch the pack. There...
By Carina Wolff

9 Signs Your Mom Might Be A Sociopath

Unfortunately, not everyone has the best relationship with their mother, and sometimes, it's because your mom might be suffering from mental illness that makes it hard to get along with her. If your r...
By Carina Wolff

7 Signs You Complain Too Much

It's sometimes very necessary to let out our frustrations about the things that bother us, but no one likes to be around someone who is always griping about every little issue. If you fear you might b...
By Carina Wolff

7 Questions You Should Be Asked In The Bedroom

Becoming sexually active with someone is a very intimate experience, and it can be a delicate process to navigate. Some people are more vocal about what they want than others, but to ensure everyone s...
By Carina Wolff

12 Interesting Physical Signs Of Mental Illness

Some people may suffer from mental illness silently, their symptoms kept under wraps or occurring mostly in their head. But for others, their symptoms can come out in different ways, some even manifes...
By Carina Wolff

11 Signs Your Relationship Might Be Holding You Back

When you get into a relationship with someone, you usually expect it to enhance your life, whether it be more emotional support or a partner to do fun activities with. However, in some cases, dating s...
By Carina Wolff

11 Things That Anxiety Can Do To Your Body

Some symptoms of anxiety are obvious — a fast heart rate, negative thoughts, trouble breathing, to name a few. But anxiety can also cause a number of weird things to happen to your body, some that mig...
By Carina Wolff

9 Ways To Leave A Positive Impression On Everyone You Meet

It's fascinating to feel so impacted by someone you met for only a short amount of time. What is it about these people that leave us feeling so touched and inspired? If you want to be more like them, ...
By Carina Wolff

6 Makeup Ingredients That Can Be Dangerous For Your Eyes

When buying makeup, most people just look for foundation that matches their skin tone or mascara that makes their eyelashes look pretty. But what many people don't realize is that some makeup contains...
By Carina Wolff

6 Things You Should Never Tell Your Mom

It's great to have a close relationship to your mother, but there are some things you likely don't want her knowing. It's nice when you get to the point where you can share things with a parent, but t...
By Carina Wolff

11 Habits That Make Life Feel Worse Than It Is

Just because you are in a good place in life doesn't always mean you'll feel good, and sometimes, when life is feeling pretty crummy, you can weirdly feel okay. How we handle things can dictate our me...
By Carina Wolff

11 Telltale Signs A "Happy" Couple Might Be Headed For Divorced

When certain couples get divorced, it doesn't always come a surprise, but there are other splits that cause us to scratch our heads in bewilderment — they seemed so happy! Unfortunately, there's more ...
By Carina Wolff

11 Signs You Had An Emotionally Abusive Parent

We all hope that our parents are the ideal role models and treat us with respect, but unfortunately, that's not always the case. Some kids grow up with mothers and fathers that can cause their childre...
By Carina Wolff

10 Signs You Overthink Things Too Much

Carefully considering your actions is an important part of making good choices, but we've all been in those situations where we ended up dwelling on something longer than we should. It's helpful to wa...
By Carina Wolff

7 Common Happiness Hacks That Don't Actually Work

We all have different goals, but almost everyone wants to be happy. It's tempting to turn to quick-fixes and tricks, but unfortunately, they often don't do what they're supposed to. There are plenty o...
By Carina Wolff

11 Signs Your Sex Life Could Be Better

It's easy to forget that your sex life contributes to your overall health, and if you're not paying close attention, the sex you're having —or not having —could be putting a damper on your wellbeing. ...
By Carina Wolff

9 Signs Alcohol Is Giving You Anxiety

Drinking can be fun, but it can also come with some negative consequences. Some of these side effects can hurt our physical health, but others can also affect us mentally. If you find that your mood s...
By Carina Wolff

11 Ways To Get Your Partner to Open Up

A major part of relationships is intimacy, but some people take much longer becoming comfortable sharing their deepest thoughts and feelings. This can be frustrating if you're someone who is very open...
By Carina Wolff

8 Things You Should Never Do To Wet Hair

Our hair is fragile, and it's easy to forget that, especially when we spend so much time dying styling it without much worry. But our hair is especially sensitive after we get out of the shower, and t...
By Carina Wolff

7 Hygiene Habits That Are Actually Dangerous

Some habits like showering or washing your bedsheets have obvious health benefits when it comes to good hygiene. We tend to assume that all hygiene habits help make us cleaner and healthier, but there...
By Carina Wolff

These Surprising Things Make A Happy Relationship

Being in a relationship can be really great, but not all couples always experience smooth sailing in the long-term. Although most people know that being a part of a couple requires compromise and effo...
By Carina Wolff

9 Things Your Period Can Do To Your Body

When we think of our bodies during our period, we imagine cramps, tender breasts, and uncomfortable bloating. But those aren't the only side effects when it comes to menstruating: There are a number o...
By Carina Wolff

How To Spot A Mood Disorder

When we think of mood disorders such as anxiety and depression, we picture nail biting, crying, and the inability to get out of bed from under the covers. Although these things do happen, there are a ...
By Carina Wolff

10 Common Conditions With Silent Symptoms

Usually we listen to cues from our body to see if something is wrong — otherwise, we would spend a lot of time agonizing over whether or not we are in good health. However, there are a number of commo...
By Carina Wolff

10 Ways It's Different Dating A Narcissist

Relationships can be difficult in general, but you can only imagine the added challenge of dating someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. There are a number of ways a relationship is different...
By Carina Wolff

11 Things To Ditch If You Want To Be Happy

In our quest for happiness, we often focus on what can bring us joy rather than what could potentially detract from it. Even though it's good to fill your life up with positivity, you may also want to...
By Carina Wolff

Weird Sleep Habits That Sabotage Your Skin

When it comes to getting good skin, we put most of our focus on proper cleansing and moisturizing. But in addition to what we do when we're awake, our nighttime routine also impacts skin's health, and...
By Carina Wolff

Subtle Signs Someone Of Substance Abuse Problem

Many people enjoy getting some beers with friends or drinking a glass of wine when they're stressed, but sometimes it can be hard to tell when someone is just having fun or if they're using drugs or a...
By Carina Wolff

Watch Out For These Symptoms In Your 20s

There's a lot to think about in your 20s, and while we are busy worrying about our careers, our friends, and our love lives, it's easy to forget about our health. However, there are a number of health...
By Carina Wolff

10 Activities That Are A Surprisingly Good Workout

We all know how difficult it can be to fit a workout into your crazy everyday routine, but just because you're not going to the gym doesn't mean you still can't be active. There are a number of surpri...
By Carina Wolff

Unhealthy Mindsets To Ditch Regarding Your Health

Most of us are at least somewhat invested in our health, but everyone has moments where they dismiss something that could be important or neglect some form of self-care. However, in order to protect o...
By Carina Wolff

11 Morning Hacks To Put You In A Better Mood

Nothing is worse than waking up in the morning only to feel grumpy and out of sorts. Luckily, just because you woke up on the wrong side of the bed doesn't mean you have to be stuck there, as there a ...
By Carina Wolff

11 Surprising Habits That Can Shorten Your Life

Most of us know that habits like smoking or not exercising can harm our health, but there are a number of everyday habits that may seem less obvious, but can have similar affects to our lifespan. Thes...
By Carina Wolff

7 Weird Habits That Keep Skin Healthy & Smooth

When it comes to wrinkle prevention, most of us stick to wearing sunscreen and lathering on creams and moisturizers. However, there are a number of other weird habits that can prevent wrinkles as well...
By Carina Wolff

How To Tell If Someone Isn't Trustworthy

Nothing is worse than letting someone into your life, only to find out that they've betrayed your trust and let you down. It's not good to walk around skeptical of everyone, which is why it's importan...
By Carina Wolff

Here's What To Consider Before Skipping A Workout

When it comes to working out, everyone deserves a rest day, but when your days off start to exceed your gym days, it might be time to step it up. It's definitely no easy feat getting yourself to exerc...
By Carina Wolff

11 Ways To Feel Better If You're Feeling Off

We've all had those days where we don't feel ourselves: our bodies don't feel the way we want them to or we feel sluggish and weighed down. However, on these days when our self-esteem isn't up, it's e...
By Carina Wolff

9 Signs Your Body Might Be Alcohol Intolerant

Getting sick from alcohol can happen if you drink too much, but if you're someone who has severe reactions after one or two drinks, you may actually be intolerant. Symptoms vary from person to person,...
By Carina Wolff

11 Habits Of Calm People That Keep Them Relaxed

We all know at least one person who can stay cool and collected in any given situation. Although some people are born with a more relaxed disposition, many calm people engage in everyday habits that a...
By Carina Wolff

These 10 Habits Can Make Your Breath Smell Bad

Everyone occasionally has bad breath, but if you find that you constantly need to be popping a breath mint, you might be doing a few things wrong. Although a meal filled with garlic and onions can def...
By Carina Wolff