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Ever Want To Cry but Literally Don’t Have the Tears? Here’s How To Find a Cathartic Release

Being able to express yourself emotionally—whether in conversation with someone you trust, through an artistic medium like painting, or by crying—is important for your emotional health because it’s a form of release. Emotional expression allows you to connect your feelings to your behavior, which in turn helps you understand how you interpret and perceive...

1 in 4 Meat Substitutes Don’t Have Enough Protein—Here’s How Much To Look For on the Label

The whole point of a meat substitute is to substitute meat with something made from plants. If you’re vegan, vegetarian, or striving to eat a primarily plant-based diet, you’re likely no stranger to such products as “beef” crumbles that taste meaty enough to fool your friends or vegan “seafood” that’ll make you do a double-take. While plant-based meat...

Tired of Night Sweats? These 6 Linen Sheet Sets Are Here To Save the Day

Warmer weather means many great things, longer days, shorter shorts, an excuse to eat ice cream for breakfast, but one less than exciting reality of the spring and summer months is the onset of night sweats. I love sleeping with my window open even in the dead of winter. The chatter of the streets below becomes my white noise machine and the cool breeze...

How To Help Someone Struggling With Tough Work Conditions—Without Making It About You

It’s infuriating to discover that a loved one is being subjected to less-than-ideal workplace conditions, whether that is due to a toxic boss, a generally stressful environment, or otherwise. But, the fact remains that when they come home and recount to you the conditions that have made the workday taxing or even directly unhealthy, there’s only so...

Upgrade Your Lounge Game With These 8 Luxe Sweatpants

It’s not breaking news to anyone that the past year has put a pause on “hard pants” for good. Sure, if you’re feeling extra fancy one day, you might crawl through your wardrobe to find your Narnia-adjacent jeans and try them on just for a laugh, but pajama pants, sweatpants, and general loungewear “soft pants” have become most of our daily go-to’s and...

4 Pet-Friendly Plants To Safely Spruce Up Your Space, According to a Plant Doctor

Getting a cute houseplant home only to realize it could poison your four-legged best friend is incredibly disappointing—and some deceptively dangerous plants are trendy AF right now, so it’s important to know what’s what before you bring them into your house. On the latest episode of Greene Thumb by Well+Good, plant doctor Maryah Greene offers insight...

Canopy Teamed Up With the Sill To Bring the Great Outdoors Into Our Homes in a Whole New Way

It may be a cliché, but “stopping to smell the roses” comes along with legitimate, science-backed benefits. “We’re always talking about the feelings or visual exposure of plants, but their scents can actually help to improve life as a form of alternative medicine by reconnecting ourselves with nature,” says Paris Lalicata, plant education organizer...

No, You Can’t Bring Full-Size Sunscreen in Your Carry-On—But Here’s Why the TSA Should Allow It

Several outlets prematurely applauded the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in recent days for updating its policy to allow full-size sunscreens in carry-on luggage as “medically necessary liquids.” However, in a statement provided to Well+Good, the TSA confirmed that its website “incorrectly reported” the change, prompting the news reports,...

The Easiest Way To Figure Out Where To Start When Going Plastic-Free Costs $0

I want to do my part to save the environment, but I often feel overwhelmed when tasked with understanding what’s required of me to live sustainably. After all, problematic materials, like plastic, are everywhere. Luckily Lauren Singer, a zero-waste activist and founder of Package Free Shop, has a simple trick that can help you reduce plastic use if...

3 Hip-Opening Stretches You Can Do Without Having To Get Up From Your Desk

Sitting at a desk for long periods of time—the way many of us do on a daily basis—creates a chain reaction throughout your body. The combination of hunching over your laptop and putting pressure on your lower body for hours on end spells bad news for your hips, which is why it’s extra important to stretch them out on the reg. While it can be hard to...

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