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

7 Times You Should Never Wear A Tampon

Tampons can be super essential during your period, but we have all heard those horror stories about tampon usage gone wrong. No one wants toxic shock syndrome (TSS), so it's important to know the time...
By Carina Wolff

11 Signs Your Friend Is Hiding Something From You

Nothing is worse than thinking a friend is trustworthy and loyal, only to find out that they have been lying to you the whole time. To avoid these situations, it's important to be able to detect any s...
By Carina Wolff

Weird Reasons You Always Have To Pee At Night

Usually when you wake up in the middle of the night having to go to the bathroom, you would think you just drank too much water or didn't empty out before bed. However, there are a number of other wei...
By Carina Wolff

How To Decipher Between A Gut Feeling & Anxiety

When making a decision, it's hard to make a choice when you're torn about the pros and cons. During these moments, you might turn to your emotions, but sometimes it's hard to detect if there are signs...
By Carina Wolff

9 Things You Should Never Do When You Can’t Sleep

We've all had those nights where falling asleep seems impossible, no matter how hard we try. Some people try counting sheep while others just toss and turn until the sheer exhaustion kicks in. But to ...
By Carina Wolff

9 Signs You’re Being A Toxic Friend

Friendships can be complex, and when you're so wrapped up in your own everyday life and problems, it can be hard to take a step back and look at how your actions can affect others. If your relationshi...
By Carina Wolff

9 Surprisingly Sexy Date Night Ideas

When you think of a typical date night, most people envision dinner and drinks. Those dates can be fun, but they tend to get repetitive, and not all date nights have to involve a fancy restaurant or a...
By Carina Wolff

Things Your Mom Should Never Do, No Matter What

When we are young, we look at our mothers as if they could do no wrong. But as we get older, we realize parents have to be discerning too, and you may start to notice their flaws. There are a number o...
By Carina Wolff

How To Treat Your Acne, According to Chinese Medicine

There are a number of ways you can approach treating acne, whether you opt for topical creams, a diet change, or some new skin care products. You may not have thought to turn to Eastern medicine for s...
By Carina Wolff

9 Natural Remedies For Everyday Anxiety That Can Work

If you suffer from anxiety and have been trying to treat it the natural way, you've likely been told to exercise, eat well, and try meditating. However, there are a number of other weird natural remed...
By Carina Wolff

7 "Uncomfortable" Questions All Partners Should Ask Each Other

We all know that good communication is a crucial part of dating, but certain topics can feel scary, daunting, or even off limits. As nerve-wracking as it by to bring them up, there are certain convers...
By Carina Wolff

11 Habits Gynecologists Really Hate & Why You Should Avoid Them

You might only see your gynecologist once a year, but if it was up to them, you would be taking care of your sexual health all year long — and hopefully you are. When it comes to care of your vagina a...
By Carina Wolff

9 Subtle Signs You’re Avoiding A Breakup

It seems like it would feel obvious when a relationship is about to end, but that's not always the case. You might be so blinded by your own feelings or hopeful expectations that you're missing some s...
By Carina Wolff

7 Signs Your Sleep Issues Might Be From Anxiety

It's extremely frustrating to be unable to sleep at night, and it can be hard to pinpoint exactly what is causing the problem. Issues with sleep can happen as a result of anything from your daily habi...
By Carina Wolff

How To Become More Emotionally Resilient

Everyone's life will inevitably have its ups and downs, but it's how you deal with these moments of intense emotions that dictate your wellbeing. It's impossible not to feel negative emotions, but wha...
By Carina Wolff

7 Weird & Fascinating Things Your Body Does

Our bodies are quite fascinating and complex, and although we are aware of actions like breathing or physical responses like sweating when its hot, a lot more is happening that we aren't even aware of...
By Carina Wolff

9 Things You Should Never Do When You're Anxious

Anxiety can feel frustrating and debilitating, and when you're feeling anxious, it's hard not to feel like you would do anything to make it go away. However, there are a few things you should never do...
By Carina Wolff

5 Subtle Signs You Might Be Annoying On Social Media

It's considered the norm to be on social media these days, but it can be hard to tell if you're using these platforms in a healthy way or going over the top. If you're worried you might be going too f...
By Carina Wolff

27 Questions Every Woman Should Ask Herself

When we are younger, we're just trying to make it through our adolescence and early adulthood, which requires some trial and error. However, life tends to become a bit more steady when we grow older, ...
By Carina Wolff

9 Subtle Signs Your Parents Don't Respect You

Everyone wants a good relationship with their parents, but it can be difficult when you grow older and feel like your mom and dad still treat you like a helpless child. If you have a hard time communi...
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

11 Areas Of Your Health You're Probably Forgetting

When it comes to our health, the internet puts so much much emphasis on diet and exercise that it's easy to only focus on those two factors when taking care of ourselves. However, there are a number o...
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