6 Causes of Crow’s Feet (And How to Stop Them In Their Tracks)

6 Causes of Crow’s Feet (And How to Stop Them In Their Tracks)

We’re all getting older. And you know what? We’re fine with that. Bring on the checkers and Bengay. What we’re not fine with is speeding the process up. Taking care of yourself doesn’t just mean eating clean and putting on a clean shirt once in a while, it means if something’s happening to you physically ... Read More
 
7 Healthier Alternatives to the Office Birthday Cake

7 Healthier Alternatives to the Office Birthday Cake

Cake. Is. WONDERFUL. It’s frosted. It’s fluffy. And you know what? Sometimes it’s just way better than a balanced breakfast. But it’s not at the bottom of the food pyramid, and no matter how many miles you put in on the treadmill, you’re hard-pressed to undo what each slice is doing to your blood sugar. ... Read More
 
9 Steps for a Stress Detox

9 Steps for a Stress Detox

Modern life puts a lot in front of us all at once, and most people don’t even realize they’re living in a constant state of stress until they’re not. Constant scrolling through social media has been shown to elevate cortisol levels, compounding the sleep deprivation effects of constant screen exposure. The result? A population of ... Read More
 
6 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

6 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

There’s an entire multimillion dollar industry built around one simple concept: people crash and burn in the afternoon. But why? The afternoon slump is related to both the circadian rhythm (what regulates our sleep cycle) and the risk/reward center of our brain. In an age of endless connectivity, insomnia plays a major factor, but in ... Read More
 
The 411 on Blue Light Blocking Apps

The 411 on Blue Light Blocking Apps

An app to block blue light on a phone or tablet seems like a simple enough concept, and you have to wonder — hey, why wouldn’t it work? The idea behind blocking blue light is to reduce the hormonal effects of artificial blue light exposure. Basically, you’re filtering out the rays of light that most ... Read More
 
Video Games and Kids: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Video Games and Kids: Where Do You Draw the Line?

It’s a debate that’s raged since the days of Atari — are video games detrimental to kids’ development? Do violent games make kids violent? Are they addictive? Do they stunt brain development and social skills? Parenting is hard enough without the judgy sanctimommies of social media, but these are real questions that, no matter which ... Read More
 
Choosing the Right Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Choosing the Right Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

We know what it is to see your Instagram icon rocking a set of iconic sunnies and think to yourself, “I wonder if I can pull that off?” So many frames, so little time, and you have to wonder, just what makes sunglasses look good on someone anyway? Color is obviously a player in the ... Read More
 
Why the Color Test Doesn’t Work on Our Glasses

Why the Color Test Doesn’t Work on Our Glasses

Blue light blocking glasses get met with a bit of skepticism in the online world, and for good reason. With a gimmick a month swooping into the Amazon product listings to capture your hard-earned cash, we don’t blame the skeptics around here — we humor them. One test designed to gauge the efficacy of blue ... Read More
 
Why You Get More Migraines in the Summer

Why You Get More Migraines in the Summer

It’s not your imagination — lots of people get more migraines in the summer than any other time of year, and there’s a lot of sound science to prove it. Migraines are in a league of their own when it comes to pain and debilitation. More than just a headache, migraine pain is typically isolated ... Read More
 
6 Sexy Sunscreens That Don’t Suck

6 Sexy Sunscreens That Don’t Suck

Sultry tans may be synonymous with summer sex appeal, but you know what’s really sexy? Not getting skin cancer. We’re showing some love this month to taking beauty beyond the bronze and protecting your skin from overexposure to the sun’s harsh rays. It’s not just about preventing crow’s feet — using sunscreen can reduce your ... Read More