health and wellness

This Shocking Side Effect Of Lack Of Sleep Will Stop You Scrolling In Bed At Night

As someone who has recently changed from a night owl to a morning person, I can vouch that plenty of sleep is super beneficial. While I still suffer from bouts of tiredness throughout the day, these moments are easily solved by a good ol' nap.…
By Sophie McEvoy

6 Signs You Have A Circadian Rhythm Disorder

If you have problems sleeping, it might not just be your habits that are causing a problem — something might be wrong with your body's natural clock. There are a number of signs that you have a circadian rhythm disorder, and generally these involve…
By Carina Wolff

7 Surprising Reasons You’re Groggy In The Morning

Nothing is worse than waking up in the morning feeling out of it and sleepy when you thought you got a decent night's rest. If you logged in enough hours, you should feel well rested, right? Unfortunately, there are a number of reasons you feel…
By Carina Wolff

7 Women’s Health Misconceptions OB/GYNs Hear The Most

Bodies are complicated, and if we just rely on chats with our friends or what we see on the internet, we're inevitably going to get it wrong sometimes. There are a number of health myths that OB/GYNs hear the most, and although some are harmless,…
By Carina Wolff

8 "Gross" Things Your Body Does In The Morning That Actually Mean You’re Healthy

Waking up in the morning is a pretty private thing, sometimes done around another person, but generally a space for you and your body to get back on track, even if that means doing some "gross" stuff for a little bit. It turns out, though, that the…
By Eva Taylor Grant

6 Little-Known Allergy Symptoms To Look Out For

When most of us think about allergies, we pictured a red and stuffy nose, watery eyes, and a scratchy throat, but allergies can also appear in other forms. There are a number of lesser-known allergy symptoms that go beyond just a runny nose, or…
By Carina Wolff

6 Ways Your Menstrual Cycle Can Affect Your Sleep

If you've ever suffered a bad night's sleep and you weren't sure why, it's not likely you attributed it your menstrual cycle. But just like your hormones can affect your mood and your energy levels, there are ways your menstrual cycle can also…
By Carina Wolff

7 Health Issues That May Be Causing Your Constant Fatigue

Getting enough sleep at night is important, but just as getting too little sleep can be detrimental to your health, so can getting too much sleep. If you've found that you're sleeping beyond what is considered normal hours, or you find that you're…
By Carina Wolff

7 Ways To Sync Your Life With Your Natural Circadian Rhythm

Our bodies have a natural clock that operates in accordance with darkness and light, and many of our bodily functions fluctuate according to this schedule. However, some of our modern ways of living don't match up with this natural clock, which can…
By Carina Wolff

These Simple Hacks Can Make Falling Asleep In A New Environment So Much Easier

When booking a hotel for that one destination you've had your eyes set on forever, a good night's sleep is often an afterthought. Yet, once your body hits that comfy AF hotel bed after a day of constant travelling, a struggle for some decent…
By Sophie McEvoy

8 Products Women Commonly Use That Can Cause Inflammation In The Body

As you maybe aware, inflammation can lead to different health issues. Although what you eat plays a big role in controlling the amount of inflammation in the body, the products you use on a daily basis may be putting your health at risk. According…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Signs There May Be Inflammation In Your Brain

Inflammation in your body isn't always a good thing. When you have inflammation in your brain, it can affect anything from your mood to your focus. In case you didn't know, it can even affect you physically. Knowing the symptoms and potential causes…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Unexpected Habits You Learned Early In Life That Can Trigger Anxiety

We all experience anxiety for different reasons, but you're likely paying attention to what is causing you to feel uneasy in the present moment rather than things from the past. However, some early learned behaviors can actually play a role in how…
By Carina Wolff

7 Things You Didn't Know Can Make The Flu Last Longer

Getting the flu is no fun. But as summer winds down, it's more and more likely. If you end up stuck with this bug, it's important to watch out for things that make the flu worse, so you can be back to your best self as soon as possible. Some of…
By Eva Taylor Grant

11 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Therapy Sessions, According To Experts

Deciding to go to therapy is a major step in overcoming issues like anxiety or depression, feeling more confident, healing old wounds, or moving forward in life in a healthier way. Showing up to your weekly sessions is a great place to start. But by…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Natural Ways To Prevent The Flu That Actually Work

With flu season just around the corner, you'll want to do everything you can to avoid contracting a virus. In addition to getting the flu shot, there are also a number of ways to prevent the flu naturally. This includes everything from switching up…
By Carina Wolff

Science Says The Most Dangerous Type Of Dancing Is Actually Your Fave Workout

Base jumping, parkour, bull running, free climbing, and now... Zumba? Yep, that's right. Apparently, Zumba is actually quite dangerous. But don't worry, you can still enjoy the funky chicken (still zero casualties there), a quick floss, or even a…
By Emma Madden

9 Mistakes You Make At The Gym That Can Affect Your Health Long-Term

If you're getting yourself to the gym, you're already doing great things for your health. But you don't want to sabotage that progress by doing anything that could hurt you. Unfortunately, there are a number of mistakes that you can make at the gym…
By Carina Wolff

9 Fascinating Ways To Tell The Difference Between Gut Instincts & Anxiety, According To Experts

Your gut instincts are those nagging feelings that alert you to potentially dangerous situations, or let you know when something may go wrong. These feelings are what keep you safe in dark parking garages, and what steer you towards good choices.…
By Carolyn Steber

There's A Scientific Reason So Many Women Suffer From IBS & It Explains So Much

Even if you don't have it yourself, you're likely to have heard of one person with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). A common factor linking many patients is their gender, with women making up two-thirds of IBS cases, according to experts. While…
By Lauren Sharkey