Wellness

This Is Hillary Clinton’s Go-To Relaxation Trick

Five years ago, a friend taught me pranayama breathing and it changed my life. Prior to that, I had never heard of this powerful relaxation technique. So, just what is pranayama? Hillary Clinton swear...
By Brandi Neal

GOOP’s Print Magazine Is Coming & It’s What Wellness Dreams Are Made Of

Have you ever thought to yourself: "If only there was a way for me to read about jade vagina eggs and health stickers in hard copy?" Finally, you can! Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow's digital lifestyle brand, ...
By Madeleine Aggeler

This Is The Most Dangerous Time For Campus Sexual Assault

Across the country, hundreds of thousands of students are heading off to college, many for the first time. It's a period of excitement, discovery, and seemingly endless ice breaker games. It's also th...
By Madeleine Aggeler

Signs You're Not Eating Enough Protein

Not all foods are created equal, and high-protein foods should definitely be on your list of go-to meal options. Eating protein will boost your energy, so you can feel awesome. Looking for the signs y...
By Isadora Baum, CHC

What Your Everyday Habits Say About Your Personality

Anyone totally obsessed with personality quizzes will likely know that the reigning champ in psychology is The Big Five. This test holds that dimensions of personality can be divided into five main pe...
By Georgina Lawton

How To Use Your Phone At Night Without Ruining Your Sleep

When it comes to sleep, research has proven that there are certain nighttime rituals that will make you doze off easier and faster. Among the most-suggested tricks? Turning off your cell phone and oth...
By Michelle Regalado

Use These Apps To Relax, Recharge, And Reboot

In today's always-on, hyper-connected world, relaxation can be elusive. There is always more to do; more decisions to make; and the dreaded feeling that no matter how much you're doing — it's not enou...
By Brandi Neal

Yoga Poses That Will Help You Cool Down And Beat The Summer Heat

Summer can be pretty awesome. The pool parties, the road trips, the longer days... it is basically a dream. But when the temperatures are so high they can reach the sun, it is tempting to camp out in ...
By Kirsten Nunez

5 Astonishing Ways Reading Changes Your Brain

Since you were a child, you've probably been told to read because "it's good for you." Parents and doctors, teachers and librarians — even me on this very site — have touted the many health and wellne...
By Sadie Trombetta

Why It's Important To Spend Time Alone

If you're feeling cranky, anxious, and exhausted, it might be because you're not spending enough time alone. According to Psychology Today, new study on rest reveals why it's important to spend time a...
By Brandi Neal

Weird Ways To Get Extra Protein From Your Smoothies

One of the many great things about smoothies? There are a million ways to drink them, and it's fun to experiment with different recipes and flavors. What's more? You can boost protein count by adding ...
By Isadora Baum, CHC

These Foods Have More Health Benefits When Cooked

It's pretty common to hear the benefits of raw, whole foods, like fresh fruits and vegetables, as they are packed with antioxidants and other necessary nutrients. However, certain foods have more nutr...
By Isadora Baum, CHC

13 Tried & True Ways To Give Off More Positive Energy

Positivity comes naturally for some of us. But if it's not your go-to state, don't worry — it is possible to learn how to give off a more positive energy. And once you do, the world will basically bec...
By Carolyn Steber

Mantras That Will Help You Wake Up With Purpose

Some days, you might not feel like getting out of bed or hitting the trails for a morning run, and it's totally understandable. We all have those days now and then. But, if you're in the right mindset...
By Isadora Baum, CHC

Starbucks Released A New Frapp & You Need To Try It ASAP

Now is the time of year that I usually start thinking of “transitional” things: Transitional wardrobes, transitional foods, and so on and so forth. Gotta make the switch from sweltering summer to… wel...
By Lucia Peters

Starbucks' Horchata Almondmilk Frappuccino Is A Cinnamon Lover's Dream

By now, unless you've been living under a rock with weak wi-fi signal, you've probably heard that Starbucks released a new frappuccino on Aug. 8. But, do you know what the new Horchata Almondmilk Frap...
By Tanya Ghahremani

Try These Tricks When You Can't Get To Sleep

Picture it: you're lying in bed with bloodshot eyes, fully awake as you watch the clock tick closer and closer to morning. It's been an hour (or two, or three) since you hit the pillow, and yet you st...
By Carolyn Steber

Going To Sleep At The Same Time At Night Can Make You Smarter, Healthier & Happier

Discussions about the science of sleep (no, not the Gondry film) and how it benefits human health tend to focus on two particular areas: quality and quantity. How much sleep you get, and how deep it i...
By JR Thorpe

How To Be A More Positive Person In 2017

I'm a firm believer that no one wakes up socially conscious or "woke," and for me it was — and still is — a process about learning and unlearning negative behaviors. Thanks to some healthy dialogue o...
By Nia Decaille

Why Summer Is The *Best* Time To Be Single

Online dating may reach some peaks during this time of the year, but if you ask me, summer is the best time of the year to be single. I know I can't be the only one who thinks so. "Research shows that...
By Kristine Fellizar