wellness

How Travel Vlogger Raya Encheva Balances Wanderlust And Wellness

We all know how amazing travel can be — but it can also be a source of stress. Between flight delays, cramped quarters, and unfamiliar territories, sometimes the road (er, flight trajectory) to vacati...
By Erin Kelly

How Instagram Could Inspire Your Next Adventure

There are two things that Raya Encheva, the travel and lifestyle vlogger behind the popular Instagram account @RayaWasHere, wants you to know. The first is that no, she’s not rich, and no, her parents...
By Erin Kelly

Why Wellness Is About Feeling Good Over Looking Good

On Instagram, everything is perfect. At least, it looks that way. Take Lee Tilghman’s Instagram account, for example. The recipe developer, writer, and photographer behind the popular @LeeFromAmerica...
By Erin Kelly

The Feel-Good Smoothie Bowl Recipe You Need This Summer

Pool parties. Backyard barbecues. Outdoor concerts. Weekend getaways. Picnics in the park. From basking in the sunshine to playing lawn games with your friends at a fun-filled picnic in the park, summ...
By Erin Kelly

How Should You Shake Up Your Summer?

We’ve all heard the question, “What’s your song of the summer?” But this year, we want to pose a new question: “How should you shake up your summer?” Every year, it seems like we wait forever for the ...
By Erin Kelly

5 Things To Remember When You're Frustrated

Does just going through the motions of a regular day ever make you feel frustrated? Like, really, really frustrated? And do you ever feel like you kind of have no idea
By Gabrielle Moss

These 7 Eating Habits Can Help You Live Longer

For a long time, people paid attention to what they ate in order to lose weight and get fit. Now, people are realizing that diet can have an impact on other aspects of your life beyond your physique, ...
By Carina Wolff

These 7 Activities Can Help Boost Your Mood

Everyone has a routine when they're feeling down in the dumps, whether it's vent to a friend, write in a journal, or cuddle up in bed. Although we all have our individual preferences when it comes to ...
By Carina Wolff

6 Reasons You Should Start Meditating Right Now

When someone tells you that they have started meditating, you may picture Gwyneth Paltrow blogging from a meadow while chowing down on sex bark, or your middle school art teacher who wore paisley caft...
By Rebecca Hiscott

11 Things To Do Daily For Your Mental Health

When it comes to your health, having a healthy mind is just as important as having a healthy body. Working on your mental health can seem overwhelming, but there are a number of little things you can ...
By Carina Wolff

Try These 5 Yoga Poses For People Who Sit All Day

Of all the habits that are dangerous for our health, the one that is underemphasized the most is sitting all day. Many of us work 9-to-5 desk jobs, which means we aren't doing too much activity throug...
By Carina Wolff

7 Yoga Tips For Plus-Size Yogis

I love teaching and practicing yoga because it is an inherently flexible practice: it can be modified for different levels and different spaces, and people of every age and body type can make yoga wor...
By Lara Rutherford-Morrison

6 Healthy Ways To Relieve Stress

In stressful situations, it can be tempting to take the easy way out and deal with our problems in unhealthy ways. Sometimes it can feel like there's so end to the debilitating stress we experience, b...
By Carina Wolff

Why Self-Talk Is So Powerful For Your Health

We all could use a motivational speech from time to time — but don't underestimate the importance of self-talk. If you are looking for ways to pump yourself up, Tone It Up health and wellness experts ...
By Tone It Up

11 Things You Should Never Feel Guilty Doing

We all feel a wide range of emotions from time to time, but some feelings just don't deserve to stick around — guilt being one of them. Unless you've done something terrible, you shouldn't feel bad fo...
By Carina Wolff

11 Ways To Start Prioritizing Your Mental Health

When we work on improving our wellbeing, we often focus on cleaning up our eating habits or getting into shape. However, improving how we think or feel is just as important as working on our bodies, s...
By Carina Wolff

How Running Helps Writers, According To Murakami

On the surface, running and writing have little in common; perhaps, though, they seem so different and separate because there was never really an occasion within which to put the two together. It wasn...
By Jayson Flores

11 Hacks Proven To Make You Feel Instantly Happy

We live in a quick-fix kind of world, complete with one-minute meals and instant ab workouts. It's nearly impossible to find the time to sit down and contemplate permanent ways to be happier. We're in...
By Gina M. Florio

31 Little Ways To Have An Empowering 2017

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, you know the drill. The dawn of a new year is supposed to be a time when we wipe the slate of the previous year clean and get to work on being our best selves...
By Elizabeth Enochs

What Changed When I Went Makeup-Free For A Month

Last August, I got to travel around a pretty decent chunk of Southeast Asia — and I went makeup-free for most of it. After spending some time in NYC and seeing how many women rock the natural look up ...
By Elizabeth Enochs