Tag: Wellness

Try ‘Positive Solitude’ Next Time You Feel Lonely

By Kira M. Newman In the summer of 2019, researchers from over 60 countries gathered at the International Positive Psychology Association’s 6th World Congress in Melbourne, Australia, to share cutting-edge insights on the science of wellbeing. Their findings added depth and complexity to our understanding of the major keys to a flourishing life—and there were several insights presented at the World Congress that…

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Why Nostalgia Deserves a Spot in Your Self-Care Routine

By Martha Tesema It’s safe to say we’ve reached peak nostalgia. Whether it’s in the music we listen to (“1999” by Charli XCX, anyone?), the shows on Netflix that are all about various decades, or the proliferation of Timehop screenshots and #ThrowbackThursday posts (who hasn’t participated in at least one?), it’s pretty clear: The past is our friend, and we find a lot of joy in taking…

The Fall Season is Approaching. Here Are 8 Ways To Prepare Your Mind and Body

By AYSIA WRIGHT With the approach of fall, Mother Nature begins the transition from the high energy summer season of bright, warm, longer days to a winding down, signaled by falling leaves, shorter, darker days, cooler weather and a general downshift in the cycle of life. This seasonal shift isn’t limited to a change in our natural environment, but also…

Mental Health Lessons From The Past Year We Shouldn’t Forget

By EMILY GREEN According to the American Psychological Association (APA), young people all over the world have faced significant challenges to their mental, emotional, and physical health over the past 16 months due to the pandemic. At the same time, these challenges have also helped many people unlock valuable insight into their personal wellness. As we return to our “normal” life routines,…

How Gen Z is Changing The Beauty Industry

BY ANNACHIARA BIONDI From DIY fashion and gender-neutral jewellery to shopping on TikTok, many current fashion and retail trends are being driven by Gen Z. That same generation is also driving innovation in beauty, from product categories to marketing — as well as more fundamental ways of thinking about beauty. Eden Palmer, VP of merchandising, global brand and 3rd party at Forma Brands, speaks of a…