Making sure you get a decent amount of shut-eye these days can be a real challenge these days, as daily stresses, long hours at the office, and the temptation of scrolling endlessly through Instagram can definitely keep you awake far longer than you probably should be.
Been feeling a little down lately? Spring provides the perfect time to change the channel. After all, that pesky Seasonal Affective Disorder should hopefully be in the rearview mirror — and with warmer weather, you have so many more opportunities to let loose and have fun.
Fact: Plastic is pretty darn bad for the environment and your health. That's because a) plastic doesn't biodegrade, and b) it actually releases toxic chemicals (like bisphenol A, a.k.a. BPA) that can get into your bloodstream, which can in turn lead to health issues. In other words? If you haven't yet switched to using a reusable water bottle yet, Earth Month is the perfect time to start. That doesn't mean you have to settle for something boring, though. Tote your H2O around in style with one of these super-luxe water bottles, all of which are BPA-free. Whether you're headed to the gym or work, they make hydrating an easy and stylish experience.
After recently dragging my friend to a boxing class — where we both had a ton of fun, btw — she came up to me and discreetly said, "Girl code: I can totally see through your leggings." I didn't think it was that bad, but the "bend over" test in the mirror revealed that, well, all was revealed. Turns out, over half of my favorites were basically transparent when I was doing the very things I was supposed to be doing in them.
Meatless Mondays started as an international campaign that began in 2003 to encourage people to cut down on their meat consumption for their health and the health of the planet. Skipping meat any time of the week is beneficial and lazy Mondays are a particularly good night to experiment with going meat-free because most recipes can be prepared fairly quickly.