Don’t Let “Decision Fatigue” Dictate Your Choices

What is "decision fatigue"? Surf the web and you'll find many definitions, but my interpretation is this: As humans, we make thousands of decisions each day (and, in this fast-paced world, we make many, many more than our animal relatives and ancestors); because of this, we ultimately hit a point of mental exhaustion. Once this … Continue reading Don’t Let “Decision Fatigue” Dictate Your Choices

I exclusively cleansed and moisturized my face with oil for 10 days…

...and here's what happened! For 10 days, I exclusively cleansed and moisturized my face with the Living Libations "Best Skin Ever" Seabuckthorn Oil out of A) curiosity and B) my desire to drastically cut down on the number of beauty products I use. I love the idea of "less is more" when it comes to skincare, so … Continue reading I exclusively cleansed and moisturized my face with oil for 10 days…

Snack like a Smartie

Looking for healthy and satisfying ways to curb those midday hunger pangs? I have some suggestions! First of all, let's tackle some common snacks to avoid: Pretzels Chips Candy Non-fat or low-fat yogurt (especially the sugary kind!) Crackers Anything made with bread Cookies Artificially sweetened snacks Artificially sweetened beverages Cereal Granola bars (The second ingredient … Continue reading Snack like a Smartie

My Takeaways from Well+Good’s “Biohacking: The Next Wave in Women’s Health”

Last week, I attended my first biohacking event (!), sponsored by Well+Good, and heard from some experts in the fields of health and wellness, a.k.a. biohacking superstars. Here's what I learned: Many health recommendations are based on the 24-hour male cycle, which involves a peak of testosterone in the morning and a gradual decrease throughout … Continue reading My Takeaways from Well+Good’s “Biohacking: The Next Wave in Women’s Health”