Articles about Wellness

Morning Routine

Starbucks debuts its first protein-packed coffee

Starbucks has announced that it is introducing its new Protein Blended Cold Brew coffee in both an almond and cacao flavor.

The Whole Human

The identity trap: Being less wrong

What we call an identity is mostly a product of memory, and memory — as both science and history have shown — is incredibly hazy and questionable.

Productivity

Malcolm Gladwell on why we shouldn’t value speed over power

Power over speed: “Let’s create a safe space for the neurotic tortoise as opposed to penalizing him at the point of entry.”

News

‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ has people getting surgery to look like their selfies, doctors report

People used to want to look like celebrities, but now, thanks to "Snapchat dysmorphia," they want to look like their filtered selfies.

Sleep

Study says too much sleep could be worse for your health than getting too little

Is it possible that getting too much sleep can also be bad for your health? According to a new study, the answer is yes.

News

Trying too hard at work is not going to pay off, study finds

How hard should we try at work? Not too hard. Turns out, pouring your all into your work is not necessarily going to pay off in the end.

The Whole Human

Life by design: Practical steps you need to take to do your own personal life audit

It’s a self-reflection exercise. A life audit will leave you with the clarity and space you need to “do you” at the ultimate level.

Mental Health

Feel good more often: Why you should celebrate small wins

Celebrating small wins is an important way to track incremental achievements and work toward much larger goals. Plus, it makes you feel good more often.

Self-Help

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

To get the most out of life, you must learn to enjoy time alone. The benefits of solitude are too numerous to catalog, but here are some of the best.

Sleep

The states where people are pulling the most all-nighters … to stream TV

Nearly half (45%) of adults have pulled all-nighters in the last year to watch a TV show, with men being slightly more likely to do so than women.

Morning Routine

How to prevent a bad start to your day from getting in your way

Here are four other ways to take a breather when you have a bad start to your workday and begin with a huge chip on your shoulder.

Mental Health

What happens to your brain when you smile

We’ve all heard that smiling is good for you, but when having a bad temper, or just one of those days where you want to stick your head in the sand, it can seem like the last thing you would feel like doing. However, even though pouting and a bad-temper can be legitimate at times, research has shown that smiling will not only leave you feeling happier, but that it has a particularly positive health effect on both body and mind.

Work-Life Balance

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Here’s a list of ideas to inspire you to break out of your post-workday routine.

Mental Health

How to recharge at the airport while traveling solo

We can let the airport win and completely drain us, or we can adapt, recharge and change the typically trying experience into "me-time."

Self-Help

Why you should write an intimidation list

When was the last time you asked yourself, "What intimidates me?" It's important to reflect on yourself, your ambitions, your fears, your experiences.

The Commute

Simple self-care tips to practice on your commute

Practice self-care and transform your commute from a necessary evil to something you’ll look forward to at the end of a long work day.

News

Survey: This state has the greatest health care system in 2018

Your state's health care system plays a significant role in how you fare when you get sick – but if you live in a specific New England area, you're in luck.

The Whole Human

A therapist’s tips for recognizing your own toxic behavior

Toxic behavior manifests in many different forms, some more severe than others, so SoCal-based psychotherapist and Prospect Therapy owner Sara Stanizai is here to help us spot ours and then put a stop to them.

Parenting

Video game obsession isn’t really about the video games. It’s about unmet psychological needs

Are video games like Fortnite harmful to kids? Parents need to understand why kids play and when to worry and when to relax.

News

Americans spend 22% of their monthly income treating themselves

A recent survey found that we spend about $199 a month, or 22% of our disposable income, on non-essential items for ourselves.

How To

‘Just do it!’ Finding motivation at your lowest point

Whether it’s achieving a target at work, losing a certain amount of weight, or saving money for your dream purchase; finding motivation can be incredibly difficult at the most important times. Although many challenges come with a physical battle, conquering a lack of motivation and overcoming personal hurdles undoubtedly begins within our own minds.

The Whole Human

Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor

As Einstein put it, everything should be made “as simple and as few as possible.” This principle has become known as Occam’s razor.

News

New Facebook and Instagram tools seek to curb your social media addiction

Two of the biggest social networks that contribute to time sucks are offering up services to help you wean yourself off of them.

The Future of Work

How ClassPass’s new app is a game changer for business travelers

With the tremendous rise of boutique fitness classes a few years ago ClassPass was a game changer with its subscription model for an array of all those great, but expensive workouts. Now with their latest investment round of $85 million led by Tamasek they have rolled out a new standalone app, which will be huge for business travelers who want to stay fit. 

Health

I went on a 30 day food cleanse – Here’s what I learned

Some discover food sensitivities they never knew they had after doing a food cleanse, while I embarked on mine to finally figure out exactly what had been bothering me for years.