We hear a lot about "self love" these days when it comes to mental health, careers, relationships, confidence, and well, basically everything in our lives. On the surface, self love might sound a little "woo-woo" or perhaps a little selfish, but psychology studies back up its importance. Here are a few self compassion practices to try!
Reading and interpreting food labels is one of the best ways to make sure you're eating foods that are nutrient-dense and align with your values, but all the certifications and claims on packaging can make it difficult to know what's truly meaningful and what's just tricky marketing. Here are some of the more confusing or misleading words you might see on labels, how and if they're regulated, and what they mean.
If you're trying to keep a New Year's resolution or just sustain a goal you set months ago, it might be tempting to rely on your willpower or motivation. But the real make-or-break for your resolutions can be found in another place - your habits.
It's 2pm. You have important projects left to do today, but you're feeling that classic afternoon slump coming on - foggy mind, heavy eyes, wondering where the focus and productivity you had this morning disappeared to. Before you reach for a sugar-packed energy drink or let your brain slide into some mindless scrolling, consider one of the best options in your productivity toolbox - food!
Our bodies have a great built-in defense system that we can do our part to bolster in order to avoid getting sick. Along with getting adequate sleep and washing hands regularly, the foods we eat are one of the best ways to stay healthy this winter. Here are 6 foods that help support a healthy immune system so you can stave off those winter sniffles.