Well-being

Is LASIK Surgery Worth the Money?

I’ve had poor vision since the fifth grade — and it’s steadily and steeply declined ever since. Now I see so poorly that driving after dark is dangerous. After spending hundreds of dollars a year on glasses and contacts, I’m considering LASIK....

Feeling Stressed? You’re Probably Not Having Enough Sex

If work is your passion, it may be time to rethink your turn-ons. That’s because frequent sexual activity impacts more than the springs in your bed. It also keeps you healthier, happier, and well-paid, thanks to a host of hormones — and their...

6 Health Trackers That Are Worth It

With winter over, it’s time to move beyond Netflix marathons and on to healthier binges. Like tracking your health. We’re not talking about that pedometer gathering dust in your junk drawer. Today’s tracking tools measure your activity level,...

6 Ways to Stay Focused at Work

Staying focused at work can be a challenge. Between office chatting, personal email, texting, and every single site on the Internet, it’s a wonder anyone ever gets anything done. I struggled with focus for years, and I assumed I was simply doomed...

7 Easy Budget Lunches to Bring to Work

Helen Gurley Brown, the illustrious editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan for 32 years, didn’t believe in shelling out money for work lunches. As a longtime secretary who worked her way up, she thought throwing away money on lukewarm sandwiches was a...

4 Ways to Beat Work Stress

Most of us are running hard, performing miraculous juggling acts. Every second of every day, we all try to squeeze out more, to get everything done, and try to have a little down time, too. But I didn’t really stop to think about what I’m doing...

One a Day: Throw These 116 Things Away

Cleaning out clutter can be a tough task, especially if you have been letting it build up for a while. Instead of setting aside a huge block of time to take care of months' or years' worth of clutter, take baby steps by throwing away only one...

7 Easy Ways to Become a Morning Person

Make a resolution to stop hitting the snooze button! Stop being envious of your friend who wakes up naturally (how is that possible?), and try becoming a morning person yourself. Waking up early has its benefits: you get more sun exposure, you'll...

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