4 Reasons You Should Devote More Time to Self-Care

By Kris Carr | Women’s Health Magazine Women are caregivers by nature, and yet we rarely include ourselves on our kindness to-do list. But the truth is, putting ourselves second serves no one. It can lead to poor health, low productivity, and burnout. Self-care is essential for our overall well-being. In fact, not looking after…

What Happens In Your Brain When You Zone Out, According To Experts

By Carolyn Steber Picture it: you’re sitting at your desk, lots of work in front of you, when suddenly your eyes glaze over. For five minutes (or was it only 20 seconds?) you stare blankly into space, thinking about nothing in particular, or nothing really at all. Then suddenly you snap out of it, and…

Michelle Obama: Powering Up Your Mind, Body, and Voice

By Lisa Bain | Women’s Health Magazine To make a difference in the world, you need to start with your little corner of it. In an exclusive interview, First Lady  Michelle Obama sits down with Women’s Health  to talk about the importance of confidence, compassion, and self-care. WOMEN’S HEALTH:  At  Women’s Health, we promote a lean-forward…

What White Noise Does To Your Brain, According To Experts

By JR Thorpe In the popular imagination,white noise usually means television static or the crackling that emerges from white noise machines. It’s actually a pretty complicated noise — and researchers have found that  white noise has a lot of effects on the brain. White noise is a  collection of randomized sounds  from every frequency on the…

25 Ways You Can Practice Self-Care Every Single Day

By Caroline Shannon-Karasik | Women’s Health Magazine Instagram might have you thinking that the only way to practice self-care is to take a photo-shoot worthy bath (and post a picture of it, obvi). But uh, that’s definitely not the case (though if you love a good bubble bath, do you). In terms of self-care, you’ve…