Author: Rebecca Paredes

Rebecca is a writer based in Southern California. She enjoys waking up super early and drinking strong coffee. When she isn't reading about the latest developments in fitness and productivity hacking, you can find her training jiu jitsu, meal prepping, or listening to podcasts.

Gut Bacteria and Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Not losing weight? Blame your stubborn gut bacteria. A growing body of research says that your gut microbiome affects your…

How an Acupressure Mat Helps You Sleep Better

Can’t sleep? If counting sheep gives you a headache, try this sleep hack: Lay on a bed of nails. It…

Do You Have Gluten Face? Face Mapping 101

Breakouts, redness, and puffy under-eye circles aren’t just symptoms of a late night or chaotic hormones. According to Ayurvedic and…

What Is Single-Origin Coffee and Why Does It Matter?

The next time you take a sip of coffee, pause for a moment to really savor the way it tastes….

What is Hydrolyzed Collagen and Why Are People Adding It to Everything?

Want to reduce wrinkles, support your joints, and add more protein to your diet? Hydrolyzed collagen is the best way…

Feeling Stressed Out? The Definitive Guide to Stress Management

Raise your hand if this scene is familiar: You’re frazzled after work, so you binge on comfort foods that taste…

30 Ways to Avoid Decision Fatigue (So You’ll Stop Eating Fistfuls of Twinkies)

Your brain is tired. You want to eat clean, exercise more often, and stop feeling like a raging stress monster…

Digital Detox: How to Disconnect, and Why It’s So Good for You

How long can you last without checking your notifications? If the thought of missing out on one “important” text or…