For anyone reading who doesn’t know me (or follow me on Instagram), I love food. Not only because I usually can’t go more than three hours without eating (thanks, running!), but because I seriously LOVE food. That’s true now as I live in the food mecca of the US, New York City, and it was […]
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention approximately 1/3 of Americans report not getting enough sleep. That’s a lot of people. You might be one of them! Sleep has never quite been easy for me as I’m personally a pretty light sleeper. You can imagine how difficult it was to adjust to the […]
We all need a little musical motivation to get going sometimes. Here we give you a workout playlist guaranteed to get your heart pumping – as long as you pair it with exercise! What’s your favorite workout song? Share it with us and we’ll add it to our playlists!
In the latest episode of the “Well, well…” podcast Jor-El and Rachel are joined by founder of Harlem Run and Run for All Women special guest Alison Desir-Figueroa! Listen below and don’t forget to subscribe!
As a therapist (well, and a human) I consider myself to be “sex positive”. But what does that really mean? Let’s start with what it’s not. Sex positive doesn’t mean that one agrees with any sex at any time, involving anyone or anything. Generally sex positive means that one has an awareness and appreciation for […]
A while ago I was asked to write about my experience of life and how I experience joie de vivre (or “joy”). I found it difficult to talk about because I realize I didn’t necessarily have well thought out ideas about how one finds joy in everyday life. I just know that there are some […]
Think about the last few times someone asked “How are you?”. What’d you say? The answer most people are going to give here is some version of “I’m good”. Now ask yourself – was that always true? Chances are, the answer is no. The answer you give when someone asks how you’re doing is usually […]
Turmeric. Apple cider vinegar. Collagen. Oat milk. Meal prepping. Keto. Whole 30. Coconut oil. Those roller things for your face (what are they actually called?). The list goes on and on. If you’re paying attention at all to the wellness world, you’re bombarded with the next “big” thing pretty much everyday. The thing that’s going […]
Today, we’re very excited to be sharing with you the very first episode of our new podcast titled ‘Well, well…’ Just like our blog here, our podcast will be packed with wellness information featuring hosts Jor-El (me) and Rachel, the Co-founders of Viva Wellness. Take a listen of our inaugural episode as we talk through […]
Blue Monday is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. Maybe you’ve already encountered a lot of posts and articles about it, claiming the power of Blue Monday, citing it as some ubiquitous day of suffering. But, is it even real? Not so much. The History of Blue Monday Blue Monday was […]