How Long Before Bed Should You Actually Stop Drinking Caffeine?

As sleep expert and holistic psychiatrist Ellen Vora, M.D., previously explained to mbg, caffeine has a half-life of five to seven hours for most people, meaning it takes roughly six hours for your body to metabolize half of that cortisol-inducing caffeine—and…

A Self-Compassion Expert’s 5 Tips To Be Kind To Yourself

The second step, says Neff, is to acknowledge your pain—value it, even. “You need to be willing to be present with pain,” she explains. “If you shove it down, if you pretend it’s not there, you can’t be compassionate.” See, when…

A Vegan Diet + Whole Soybeans Might Help With Menopause Symptoms

According to the study, published earlier this month, a low-fat, vegan diet, specifically one that includes ½ cup of cooked soybeans daily, helped postmenopausal women decrease the number of hot flashes they reported by a whopping 79%. But not only that:…

How To Lucid Dream Tonight (Without Disrupting Your Sleep)

While lucid dreaming can be powerful and fun, to say the least, it does come with some risks—especially if you have any sort of mental health disorder (psychosis, dissociation, and depression, in particular).”Those who are dissociative or have conditions that…

Asma Hilal Lootah Talks Dubai’s Growing Well-Being Scene

The Global Wellness Institute, a nonprofit that releases a much-anticipated list of wellness trends every year, thinks that 2021 will be the year of the “Travel Reset.” “Look for all travel to become wellness travel as manic getaways are replaced…

How To Harness The Moon In Aquarius

A unified effort doesn’t require uniform behavior. Eccentric Aquarius has a special superpower: celebrating individuality and togetherness simultaneously. That might sound like a paradox, but it’s not. Shame and vulnerability expert Brene Brown uncovered this in her research: The desire…