Ayurvedit Loneliness Remedies

BY SAHARA ROSE EVERYONE EXPERIENCES LONELINESS on occasion. Unfortunately, many of us feel it most intensely during the holidays, regardless of whether we are surrounded by friends and family, in a relationship, or alone. You typically become lonely when you feel disconnected not only from the world around you, but from yourself. It is a … Read more

Turn Your Self-Care Routine Into a Ritual

BY WYLD YOUNG PRACTICING TRUE SELF-CARE—nurturing your mind, body, and spirit—is more essential than ever, says Vivianne Garcia-Tunon of The Well at The Mayflower Inn, a holistic and integrative spa and wellness destination in Washington, Connecticut. The resort specializes in restorative treatments that draw on Eastern as well as Western healing traditions. To elevate your … Read more

Yoga Nidra: Essential Rest

BY RINA DESHPANDE WHEN I BEGAN my career as an educator in New York, I woke up early to plan lessons. Then I spent the day setting up materials, teaching a full classroom of students, meeting with families, and attending staff meetings. After an already long day, I went to evening graduate school classes, then … Read more

Skincare for Your Skin Type

BY KYLE HOUSEWORTH 1 DERMA-E Ultra Hydrating Alkaline Gel Booster Hylauronic acid quenches while alkaline water naturally balances your skin’s pH and protects its moisture barrier. $22, dermae.com 2 MAD HIPPIE Triple C Night Cream Adaptogens abound to counteract dryness and wrinkles. A little of this cream goes a long way, but don’t worry—the tiny … Read more

How Microdosing “Magic” Mushrooms Helped Me Fight Depression

BY TASHA EICHENSEHER MAY I BE GROUNDED. MAY I BE CURIOUS. This was my daily mantra from last November through February. Every morning I’d step outside in my bare feet, feel the earth under my toes—even in the snow—and repeat those words internally. Then most days I’d go inside and make myself a matcha, enjoying … Read more

3 Ways to Cultivate Healthy Digestion

AS TOLD TO STEPHANIE ANDERSON WITMER NATUROPATHY Stress is a common underlying factor in chronic indigestion. That’s because feeling frazzled can decrease stomach acid and suppress digestion. The solution: Naturopathic tricks that curb tension—and your tummy troubles. Add a supplement: With every meal, take digestive enzymes containing HCl (hydrochloric acid), a naturally occurring compound that … Read more

BEST OF SUPPLEMENTS AWARDS 2021

BY BETTER NUTRITION EDITORS Anxiety, Mood, & Stress Boiron StressCalm Meltaway Tablets This blend of plant-based active ingredients helps reduce nervous tension, calming both mind and body. As a non-sedative homeopathic medicine, StressCalm helps you stay focused without affecting your alertness. Life Extension Optimized Ashwagandha Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) has a long history of use for promoting … Read more