Why You Deserve a Break, From Yourself

My Body 7.10.2016

Do you find that there is a critical voice in your head that follows you around all day and all night? It may pop up as you get out of bed (“Late again!”) or when you look in the mirror (“You look exhausted.”) Or maybe you notice it when you get to work. (“You never … Read More

Back to School Inspiration for Grown Ups: How to Succeed at Work

My Mind 16.9.2015

No matter how old you are, doesn’t September always feel like back-to-school time? A fresh backpack and some new classmates always made you feel like you’re starting a brand new chapter each fall. Maybe you’re not doing Algebra in the classroom anymore, but those fond back-to-school habits can be reimagined as adult learning moments to … Read More

Candice Fragis

Interview 17.12.2014

Candice Fragis is the mastermind and senior buyer behind NET-A-PORTER, The world’s premier online luxury fashion destination, and its dedicated and hugely successful activewear category, NET-A-SPORTER. Candice’s passion for health and well-being helped her see a gap in the market that has ensured NET-A-SPORTER’s leadership in high-end activewear. She has a keen eye for finding … Read More

How to Avoid Summer Burnout At Work

My Soul 9.7.2014

Think you’re working too hard already? When the heat is on outside, your internal fire, already burning with hard work and stress, needs special attention so you don’t combust. Here’s a 5-step plan to support health and avoid burnout, without reducing productivity. Step 1 — Get Productive, Earlier Take advantage of summer’s early light to … Read More

5 Ways Your Dog Boosts Your Happiness and Health

My Soul 12.8.2016

They’re cute, huggable, and a very important part of your daily wellbeing. The health benefits your dog brings you with each tail wag are vast. Research shows hanging out with your dog reduces anxiety, curbs loneliness, and makes you feel supported – and they can also help keep you fit, because they keep you moving! … Read More

Returning to an Unchanged Place Reveals How You Have Changed

My Mind 15.7.2015

Nelson Mandela said famously, “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to see the ways that you yourself have changed.” When was the last time you made a pilgrimage back to a very familiar place and realized all the various ways that you had metamorphized since the last time you were there? Why … Read More

3 Stress Busting Yoga Poses for Your Commute

My Body 6.3.2015

Oh yes, the daily commute is right up there for ramping up stress – nobody loves the crush of people on a train or bumper-to-bumper traffic! However, according to critical research, daily commutes can cause health problems such as spiked and/or chronic high blood pressure, higher cholesterol, lower quality of sleep, back pain, and a … Read More

Dr. Alejandro Junger

Interview 22.10.2014

Dr Alejandro Junger is the New York Times-bestselling author of Clean and Clean Gut. He completed his training in internal medicine at New York University Downtown Hospital and his fellowship in cardiology at Lenox Hill Hospital. After his medical training, he studied Eastern medicine in India. Dr. Junger is also the founder of Clean, a … Read More

What Email Does to Your Brain

My Mind 30.3.2015

Have you ever been in a situation in which you were feeling great until you received an email out of the blue that completely upset your day? How does it feel to receive 30 such emails first thing in the morning? Stress Research shows that just looking through your inbox can significantly increase your stress levels … Read More

Is Emotional Openness the Key to Healthy Relationships?

My Soul 19.11.2014

Have you ever been at a social event, whether a hosted dinner, picnic, party, what-have-you, and you meet someone who is obviously intelligent, well educated, and successful? You fully expect an interesting conversation, yet it stumbles from the start. The conversation stays at a superficial level and, within a short time, you are actually struggling … Read More

Rose-Marie Swift

My Body 24.9.2014

Rose-Marie Swift has been a make-up artist for over 20 years. Her product line is gorgeous, and it has gained her a cult-like following.  Her work has been featured in such publications as Vogue, W, Harper’s Bazaar, i-D, Allure, Marie Claire, Glamour, Interview, and Elle. Her make-up has appeared in ads for Diane von Furstenberg, … Read More

Rose-Marie Swift

Interview 24.9.2014

Rose-Marie Swift has been a make-up artist for over 20 years. Her product line is gorgeous, and it has gained her a cult-like following.  Her work has been featured in such publications as Vogue, W, Harper’s Bazaar, i-D, Allure, Marie Claire, Glamour, Interview, and Elle. Her make-up has appeared in ads for Diane von Furstenberg, … Read More