As someone interested in my health, I tend to see ads for supplements and probiotics all over my social media feeds. Between Goli apple cider gummies, Skin Te (whatever that is), care/of vitamins, powder collagen and all kinds of probiotics, I see more than my fair share of ingestibles that are “destined to make you feel better.” But will they really?
What’s the last thing you do before you fall asleep? Do you look at your phone? What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Do you look at your phone? Before the coronavirus pandemic hit and pushed me to work from home, I had a wonderful, organized, efficient routine in the morning and before bed.
As a woman in her last year of her 20s, I’ve been worrying about my skin for years. From puberty to the stress of adulthood, I feel like my skin never got out of the acne phase. I’ve tried countless products, many of which made my skin worse. In the end, I’ve noticed that my skin always looks best when I eat healthy foods, pick my skin less and use less products on it.
Anyone who suffers from anxiety most likely has been suffering more than usual lately. Most anxiety sufferers have practices in place in their lives for stressful situations. But what happens when every day is stressful during uncertain times? Then what should these individuals do?
I’ve had an iPhone since 2013. I remember that I was super excited to get it so I could finally join in the fun of typing with emojis. It’s seven years later, and I still enjoying texting with emojis. It helps me express my emotion—I’ve been told I’m blunt in texts without them.
Every year after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we always vow to be better in the new year. We’ll lose weight, wake up earlier, be more present. You know the drill. We tend to make drastic changes at the strike of midnight, but do we stick to these new ways of life for longer than a month—or two, if we’re lucky? Not usually.
I’ve never had luck with working out before work. I just can’t bring myself to leave my cozy bed to take on the task of working out, showering and getting ready all before heading to work. It sounds exhausting.
Lately, I’ve seen people touting the health benefits of adding butter to their coffee. As an avid coffee drinker myself, I try to stay up on the latest trends in the coffee world. I’ve tried adding collagen to my daily cup of joe, and I’ve perfected my at-home cold brew routine. But adding butter to my coffee is just something I couldn’t bring myself to do.