Can I Experience Seasonal Depression in the Warmer Months?

It’s easy to understand why some people feel down during winter: the days are short, the weather is cold, it’s difficult to spend time outside, and you might not be getting enough vitamin D. You may have heard of seasonal affective disorder or SAD, a form of depression that crops up based on the time of year. For some, the onset of cold and shorter, dark days triggers SAD. But there are others who, instead of experiencing the onset of SAD in winter, are susceptible to SAD during the warm and sunny months. 

Your Guide to Optimizing Your Immune System

The immune system is an incredibly complex network that protects us from foreign pathogens including bacteria, viruses, and parasites, and responds to events including allergies. While a healthy immune system is desirable, not even a robust immune response can provide absolute resistance to illness or infections. However, it does help protect you from accidental encounters with infectious agents, as well as provide resilience in terms of recovery from illness or infection. 

How to Find a Yoga Routine That Works for You

June 21st is World Yoga Day and we are showing appreciation for one of our favorite pastimes! Yoga has a rich cultural tradition and is also an amazing mobility and fitness practice. For many, it’s a community hub where they can build relationships, both in the studio and online. If you’re just getting started with yoga, there are so many different styles of yoga and reasons to practice that it can be a bit daunting. Not to worry; we have some great suggestions for how you can find your flow!

Maintain Your Energy Levels While Stuck At Home

It’s been well over a month of social distancing for many of us, and there are some days when it gets tough. Even those who are still leaving the house for work aren’t able to enjoy favorite activities like going to the movies, friendly brunches, and extended get-togethers. It can be difficult to maintain energy and positivity right now, but here are some easy ideas for keeping your vibes high!

How You Can Stay Balanced During PMS Symptoms

Many individuals who menstruate experience PMS symptoms that can interrupt their daily activities and profoundly impact their life. If you experience detrimental symptoms like cramps, mood swings, and fatigue after ovulation or before menstruating every month, you may understandably be feeling frustrated. Luckily, there are some tangible steps you can take to improve your monthly cycle! 

Women Supporting Women During Crisis

The ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic impact women and men differently, even in highly developed countries. However, in developing and war-torn nations where conditions for women may already be challenging, the effects are more severely divided along gender lines. Women who are already facing significant barriers are the most at risk during health emergencies. 

Everything You Need to Know About Your Low Libido

More people experience low libido than you might think! It can be a hard topic to talk about, but lots of women go through dips in their sexual drive throughout their lives, whether short-term, or for longer periods. There are many reasons sexual engagement can falter, and they are as varied as the people who experience it. We’re here to help you learn about what you’re experiencing, and what you can do about it!

Can Art Boost Your Wellness?

In an age where technology seems to be king, you may be shocked to hear that 77% of those with a creative hobby would rather give up their Netflix subscription than go without their creative activity.

What is Causing Your Menopause Brain Fog?

As if going through significant bodily changes isn’t stressful enough for menopausal women, another very common side effect of menopause is brain fog. Cognitive impairment at an older age can be scary. You may be wondering, “Is it an early sign of dementia? How reliable am I going to be in my day-to-day life?”