The Secret to Beating Stress Instantly

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

It’s easy to feel centered when you’re out racking up steps or holding a downward dog in yoga class. But let’s face it, your life isn’t a walk in the park 24/7. From big deadlines at the office to getting stuck in traffic, stress happens! And with it comes an increased heart rate and shortness ...

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Are You Moving Enough During the Day?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Sure, you hit the gym or studio for a sweat session on the regular, but how active are you the rest of the day? When Fitbit data scientists looked into the daily routines of Fitbit users, they found that, on average, some users were sedentary for up to 90 minutes at a time throughout the ...

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A Truly Restorative Vacation Awaits

Saturday, May 27, 2017

“I NEED A VACATION FROM MY VACATION.” We’ve all said it; we’ve all felt it: the blanket of exhaustion that unfurls upon our return from what was supposed to be a relaxing vacation, the disorientation tinged with melancholy that always seems to take us by surprise. Imagining and fantasizing about a trip is energizing. Researching and ...

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Kate’s Take: Loving Your Body

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Perhaps the most vital—and most challenging—part of cultivating a better relationship with your body is learning to accept and love yourself as you are right now. Not when you’ve lost 5 pounds, when you have stronger arms or when you can run for 20 minutes without stopping! It might seem counter-intuitive: if I love myself ...

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6 Floral Herbs we Swear by

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. (Which might also explain why, according to one study, May is America’s favorite month). But what if you don’t want to wait until May to enjoy the benefits of spring? And what if you could actually stop and smell the roses anytime of year by, well, ...

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The Benefits of a Digital Break

Friday, March 3, 2017

The National Day of Unplugging is coming up, from sundown March 3 to sundown March 4. As much as I try to put down my devices on a regular basis, the most I can manage is an hour at a time, and that’s a big deal. A 24-mandate for a digital detox sounds like heaven. To ...

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