Posts tagged "relaxation"

Check Your Vibes: How To Have The Best Mental Health Day Ever

“Productivity” has become a silly buzzword that we equate with self-worth. What is so morally bankrupt about spending a day in bed?

By: Claire Hannum / April 20, 2015

Here Are The Weird Ways We Cope With Stress

A recent stress study by the American Psychological Association put together a profile of the most stressed-out person in America: she’s a mom in her late 20s or early 30s who makes less than $50,000 a year, and she probably needs a hug. The study found that women are more stressed than men in general, and that America…

By: Claire Hannum / February 11, 2015

Jeff Bridges’ Sleeping Tapes: An Insomniac’s Review

I woke up at 2 AM last night and didn’t go back to sleep! It was great, and by “great” I mean nerve-wracking and tiresome. The night before that, I had a trauma nightmare and woke up in the middle of the night. It’s great. Super great. So great that I’ve given up completely o…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 5, 2015

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: For The Mom Who Could Use A Day Off

Show me a woman who doesn’t love a spa day and I’ll show you a woman who is lying (or a robot, it has to be one or the other). In fact, I’ll bet every man would love a good spa day, too, if they’d just quit it with the preconceived gender notions. Whatever, man!

By: Rachel Krause / May 10, 2012

How Do You Spend Your “Me” Time?

I often get in the mood to shut everything and everyone out and just spend some quality time with me, myself, and I. Usually I do this by taking a dance class and then gorging on rag mags while getting my toes done. I’m not sure why exactly, but it does the trick every time.

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 9, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Way To Relax After A Long Day

How do you wind down after a rough day? We asked for your best tip for relaxing in exchange for a set of Calgon bath products, and we, like you, enjoy baths, soothing music, and a glass (or two) of wine. But SEMI-girl‘s comment stole the show since her relaxation strategy is twofold:

“My…

By: The Frisky / March 19, 2010

Want To Find A Great Mate? Just Relax

Add this to your grab bag of fun facts about finding love that will not actually help you one bit. A new study done at University of Trier in Germany found that our taste in romantic partners is determined by our mood. Before I get to the results, my favorite part of this study i…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 10, 2010

Cheapskate: 12 At-Home Beauty Treatments

Each day we get more and more news about how sucky our economy is, so we’re all trying to hold on to more money. But that doesn’t mean you should forgo your beauty routine all together. Instead, you can just spend less and DIY. To help you stay fabulous on a budget, you’ll find below…

By: Annika Harris / October 10, 2008