Meditation for people who hate meditation

Meditation for people who hate meditation

I’ve seen them on Instagram. The neutral color-wearing wellness influencers who must gracefully balance their iPhones against some cosmically-charged crystal to record their morning meditation ritual. There they sit, perfectly poised on a little cushion resembling a pom-pom, eyes closed as they breathe through a 15-second time-lapse video that probably took 10+ minutes to film.…
Two super easy ways to overcome social anxiety

Two super easy ways to overcome social anxiety

There are two ways which you can use simultaneously. I utilized both of them and, frankly, I have a hard time to decide which one was easier. 1. Work on your social skills Even the most socially anxious person can do tiny things that don’t require two-way interactions with other people. When I decided to…
In the greenhouse of loss and love: An illustrated story

In the greenhouse of loss and love: An illustrated story

They found them in the greenhouse. It wasn’t much of a greenhouse, but to them it was a sanctuary. A safe place where she could work with soil and plants while he painted and listened to classical music. Sometimes they’d take a break and have tea outside, at the edge of the lawn where they…
The rebranded Weight Watchers is bringing wellness to the masses

The rebranded Weight Watchers is bringing wellness to the masses

There’s a famous scene in the fashion-insider tell-all The Devil Wears Prada, in which Miranda Priestly, the Anna Wintour avatar played with icy hauteur by Meryl Streep, explains to jejune fashion assistant Andy Sachs (Anne Hathaway), a wannabe serious journalist, about the trickle-down effect of high fashion. After Andy scoffs about what she considers frivolous…
1 in 15 Americans over 40 smell odors that aren’t really there

1 in 15 Americans over 40 smell odors that aren’t really there

Do you smell what I smell? While some coworkers are going about their day, your nose may be telling you that something in the office is on fire. The good news is that you are not alone in smelling this. Phantom smells may actually be more common than we think. In JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,…
Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Psychologists say ‘dark’ personality traits share this common thing

Selfish coworkers, narcissistic bosses, entitled clients — as you progress in your career, you will, unfortunately, encounter all the many sides of bad people to work with, but a new study in Psychological Review argues that these “dark” personality traits share one common core. Prioritizing personal gain is ‘D-factor’ If you want to avoid one of…
David Hume: Balanced skepticism

David Hume: Balanced skepticism

If you judged David Hume the man by his philosophy, you may judge him as disagreeable. He was a Scottish philosopher who epitomized what it means to be skeptical – to doubt both authority and the self, to highlight flaws in the arguments of both others and your own. By all measures, however, in spite…
Financial freedom: How to run away and work wherever you want

Financial freedom: How to run away and work wherever you want

Everyone dreams of running away now and again. Some people go full-on digital nomad. They wander the world, untied to a regular place of employment, and make money through some mysterious alchemy — or, you know, they do freelance work. But they make some sacrifices to live full-time this way. Sacrifices like selling their homes…
I quit mindless morning scrolling for two weeks – Here’s why you should too

I quit mindless morning scrolling for two weeks – Here’s why you should too

My dream morning routine goes like this: wake up naturally with the sun, enjoy warm water with lemon or a cup of coffee with collagen while I meditate for 20 blissful minutes, go through a ten-step skincare routine (K-Beauty style) and gleefully head off to a workout or a walk outside, all before it’s even time to…
Put your best foot forward: How caring for your feet affects your body and workplace health

Put your best foot forward: How caring for your feet affects your body and...

It’s important to put your best foot forward right? In order to do that, let’s take a closer look at our actual feet. 1. A firm foundation Any house that’s constructed starts with the foundation. And the foundation of an organization or company is the mission statement – the crux of what it does. In…

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