I took an unintentional digital detox during a recent stay in Budapest. I had misplaced my phone during a brief visit in NYC, and my departing flight the next morning meant I wouldn’t be seeing my iPhone for a long, long time. I decided to treat it like a detox but had only really considered it in the social media/work after hours aspect. Here’s what I learned from five weeks with no phone, maybe you’ll be inspired to do the same!
CBD oil is all the rage on the wellness scene for its reported anti-inflammatory, sleep-promoting, and pain-relieving benefits. But now, cannabis has earned yet another spot in your plant-based self-care routine, and it’s all about skin care. Topical cannabis treatments are used for their anti-aging and anti-inflammatory effects and may help with dryness, rashes, acne, eczema, and psoriasis, according to research.
This spicy cider is made with a slew of health-enhancing ingredients. At first, the ingredients may sound odd but the result is a spicy, sweet, and sour combination that you can dilute in juice or water, or take straight as a health shot to improve immunity. The base for this drink is apple cider vinegar, which has long been used for health and medicinal purposes.
Kabocha squash, also known as the Japanese pumpkin, is a beautiful squash that comes into its prime during fall and winter months. It has a similar texture and taste to butternut squash but is lower in calories and carbohydrates. We love this buttery, comforting (and easy-to-digest) dish especially in the colder months.
Cryotherapy — where the body is exposed to extreme cold therapy treatments for several minutes — has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with athletes and movie stars. But what are the benefits, and are the treatments effective or just a lot of hype?
We love unexpected flavors in recipes we’ve made time and time again. This chia seed pudding has just that, thanks to rooibos tea. The tea gives the chia seed pudding a subtle, but delicious flavor that will leave you guessing what the secret ingredient is. Combined with the creamy, cold smoothie mixture and blackberry jam, this smoothie bowl is incredibly unique and satisfying.
Cramps, bloating, headaches, breast tenderness, food cravings, and mood swings. Many women around the world endure period-related symptoms in varying degrees of intensity during their cycle. While not always pleasant, menstruation is our bodies’ way of helping us shed what we no longer need. But what if you are also on the 21-Day Clean Program?
We are commonly advised to add more fish to our diet for its heart-healthy benefits. Unfortunately, finding and preparing high-quality, wild fish can prove difficult and too time-consuming for many people. Canned fish may seem sub-par, but in reality, it is often easier to find high-quality canned fish that will also last. We think when you try high quality-canned salmon prepared properly you’ll love the taste and have a new go-to lunch with this salmon bowl!
Perhaps you’ve wondered what the health benefits are of sweatin’ it out in the sauna. With a new resurgence of saunas you don’t even have to join a health club to reap the benefits. Boutique sauna studios are popping up from coast to coast, where people are invited to slip into plush robes and sweat it out solo or with a friend for the price of a spin class. Why does it seem like everyone in the wellness world swears by a daily sweat session in a heated room?
Mango is one of the best alternatives to bananas during your cleanse. It provides the thick, sweet, creamy texture that we all love as a base for smoothies, but it is cleanse-friendly. Bonus: its flavor will instantly transport you to a warm, sunny beach, no matter what the weather is outside!