“I Feel Beautiful for the First Time”

“I Feel Beautiful for the First Time”

Our partner charity: water shares Helen Apio’s story, showing that helping developing countries gain access to clean water doesn’t just have a practical impact on health, education, economy and community—it improves confidence too.

Environment
Mental Health
The Nue Co. x charity: water

The Nue Co. x charity: water

Introducing our partnership with charity: water, the non-profit organization that tackles the water crisis in developing countries.

Environment
Health
Marigold flowers: from Day of the Dead to Diwali

Marigold flowers: from Day of the Dead to Diwali

We explore the significance behind the vibrant orange blooms that are as rich in symbolism as they are in medicinal properties.
Environment
Ingredients
Travel
Lucy Dickerson: how IBS makes me feel

Lucy Dickerson: how IBS makes me feel

Pilates instructor and DEBLOAT FOOD + PREBIOTIC testing panellist Lucy explains how IBS affects her both physically and mentally, and what she does to manage her symptoms.
Digestion
Gut Health
Mental Health
Generational trauma: its roots and its impact

Generational trauma: its roots and its impact

Speaker, writer, therapist and wellness consultant Minaa B. explains how mental health can be inherited and what can be done to break the chain.

Mental Health
My Formula
Self Care
Recipe: Debloating Cinnamon + Ginger Energy Balls

Recipe: Debloating Cinnamon + Ginger Energy Balls

Finally, a snack that won’t make you bloated but will actually help ease bloating while boosting energy and satisfying your appetite until your next meal.

Digestion
Ingredients
Recipe
Papaya: nature’s own digestive hero

Papaya: nature’s own digestive hero

Although it tends to be most popular in summer fruit bowls, papaya was coined the “fruit of the angels” for a reason. For its generous levels of vitamin C to its powerful digestion-aiding capabilities, you might want to add papaya to your shopping list more often.
Digestion
Gut Health
Ingredients
Why a healthy gut is crucial to orgasm

Why a healthy gut is crucial to orgasm

Dame Products, the female-founded sex technology company, explains how an imbalanced gut can affect your sex life.

Cognitive Health
Digestion
Gut Health
Why Am I Always Bloated?

Why Am I Always Bloated?

Persistent bloating can be a pain⁠—literally. We look at some of the reasons your digestion's out of balance, from FODMAPs and IBS to skipping meals and chewing gum.
Digestion
Gut Health
Health
Self Care
Maqui fruit: the antioxidant berry revered by warriors

Maqui fruit: the antioxidant berry revered by warriors

Used in our DEBLOAT FOOD + PREBIOTIC, we spotlight the wild superfood with an antioxidant value seven times stronger than acai.
Digestion
Gut Health
Ingredients
Why we need to nurture our digestive fire

Why we need to nurture our digestive fire

We look to Ayurvedic medicine to explain why digestion issues are innately personal, and what we can do to bring back some balance.
Digestion
Gut Health
Ingredients
Doors Shut at Claudia Colombo, Lights On FIVE Practice

Doors Shut at Claudia Colombo, Lights On FIVE Practice

By staying connected to her eponymous skin wellness clinic's clients, cleaning up her NYC neighbourhood and looking out for the homeless, Claudia Colombo has managed to maintain gratitude, prioritise health and shift perspective during the coronavirus pandemic.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Darcy Bourne: Pitches, Protests + Platforms

Darcy Bourne: Pitches, Protests + Platforms

Following the viral portrait of Darcy Bourne at a Black Lives Matter protest and ahead of her move to America for a sports scholarship at Duke University, we talk to the England under-21 hockey player about making every second count on the pitch and on her platform.
Interview
Mental Health
Productivity
Who I Am, Really: Char Ellesse

Who I Am, Really: Char Ellesse

Model, content creator and founder of online platform girlswillbeboys, Char Ellesse reflects on the challenges of rejecting stereotypes as a queer black woman, and the chance friendship that changed her life.

Interview
Mental Health
Who I Am, Really: SoKo

Who I Am, Really: SoKo

Queer mom, musician and actress SoKo reflects on the challenges of her childhood and the parts of her identity that she’s carried into making her lifelong dreams a reality.

Interview
Mental Health
Who I Am, Really: Kenny Ethan Jones

Who I Am, Really: Kenny Ethan Jones

The first trans man to front a period campaign, Kenny Ethan Jones reflects on how researching into his history of black and trans people gave him unbreakable strength.
Interview
Mental Health
“Too often, fathers are outsiders in their own families.”

“Too often, fathers are outsiders in their own families.”

We interview psychoanalyst Dr. Kenneth Feiner, Psy.D., about the prevailing misconceptions of fatherhood, and Chris Calderon, the dad who’s turning those on their head.

Interview
Self Care
Yoga Is For... Mind Fog

Yoga Is For... Mind Fog

Co-founders Krissy and Chloe of New York yoga studio SKY TING finish our 7-part yoga series with a class including clearing techniques like breathwork, forward folds and meditation to cleanse the landscape of the mind.
Cognitive Health
NYC
Self Care
What are tension headaches?

What are tension headaches?

We explore the mystery behind the most common form of headaches.
Cognitive Health
Health
Stress
The impact of this year’s trauma on how we’re sleeping

The impact of this year’s trauma on how we’re sleeping

Why sleep disturbances are likely to be a common issue for many of us amidst the traumatic events of 2020.

Mental Health
Sleep
Stress
Global Wellness Day: pause with us

Global Wellness Day: pause with us

For Global Wellness Day, we hope you can pause with us to think about how nourishment, movement and rest can help you feel better and encourage positive change.
Health
Mental Health
Self Care
Why we should pay attention to protein

Why we should pay attention to protein

We explain why protein powders aren’t just for fitness fanatics
Digestion
Gut Health
Health
Yoga Is For… Energy

Yoga Is For… Energy

Less caffeine, more exercise: how we work alongside the latest free class from SKY TING yoga studio to combat fatigue and boost energy levels.

Energy
NYC
Productivity
‘How Are You, Really?’ and other questions

‘How Are You, Really?’ and other questions

We explain our ongoing commitment to mental health awareness.

Health
Mental Health
Self Care
Good Mood Food #6 | Bettina’s Kitchen

Good Mood Food #6 | Bettina’s Kitchen

Bettina Campolucci Bordi of Bettina's Kitchen shares her love of plant-based, gluten-free, simple eating with her recipe for kimchi fried wild rice.
Gut Health
Ingredients
Recipe
Yoga Is For... Sleep

Yoga Is For... Sleep

Our series with SKY TING yoga studio continues with a tailored class that focuses on calming the nervous system with restorative poses and calming breathwork to leave you prepared for deep rest.

NYC
Self Care
Sleep
Creating Healthy Routines In a Health Crisis: Sleep

Creating Healthy Routines In a Health Crisis: Sleep

We look at just how vital a good night’s sleep is and what we can do to implement good sleep hygiene on lockdown.
Mental Health
Self Care
Sleep
Doors Shut at Dante NYC, Lights on Claudia Colombo

Doors Shut at Dante NYC, Lights on Claudia Colombo

Nathalie Hudson, co-owner of legendary cafe Dante NYC, explains how her business has managed to adapt and spills the secret on holistic therapy in New York.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Yoga Is For... Anxiety

Yoga Is For... Anxiety

As recommended by Mental Health America for treating anxiety, yoga can improve mood and overall wellbeing. SKY TING yoga studio’s class of grounding forward folds and calming breathwork, alongside gentle inversions and slower flows, help quiet the mind and relax the body into a more spacious and level state.
Mental Health
Self Care
Stress
Why The Scents Make Sense To Mental Health

Why The Scents Make Sense To Mental Health

We look into the science of the age-old method of aromatherapy behind FUNCTIONAL FRAGRANCE.
Functional Fragrance
Mental Health
Stress
Founder to Founder: Jules + Lily Simpson of Detox Kitchen

Founder to Founder: Jules + Lily Simpson of Detox Kitchen

Our founder Jules chats to Lily about intuitive eating, the irony of treats and the mental health tools essential to running a business.
Health
Interview
Mental Health
Otherhood: An insight into the women that make us

Otherhood: An insight into the women that make us

We quizzed psychologist Dr Emma Svanberg a.k.a @mumologist on the multifaceted and notion of motherhood and the challenges arising due to lockdown.

Interview
Mental Health
Yoga Is For... Skin

Yoga Is For... Skin

Next in our series with SKY TING yoga studio, the co-founders Krissy and Chloe guide us through a fun mix of backbends, inversions and active breathwork to flush your body, get you a little sweaty and leave you looking and feeling radiant.

Energy
NYC
Skin
COVID-19 + Vitamin D: The science behind the hype

COVID-19 + Vitamin D: The science behind the hype

We explain the role Vitamin D actually plays in our health and how it’s relevant beyond coronavirus.
Health
Immunity
Yoga Is For… Headaches

Yoga Is For… Headaches

Co-founders Krissy and Chloe of New York yoga studio SKY TING take us through a mix of therapeutic postures and gentle flows to ease headaches, using breath to help flush out the system and alleviate tension.
Cognitive Health
NYC
Stress
Mental Health Month: Tools To Thrive

Mental Health Month: Tools To Thrive

Counsellor and coach Ben Goresky of the Evolving Man podcast shares which mental health tools he’s using and teaching for personal growth during lockdown.
Interview
Mental Health
Self Care
Fitness for the frontline

Fitness for the frontline

We spoke to Debs Manlove of WIT Fitness about what they're doing to help frontline workers train, and how it's about more than just muscles.
Interview
Self Care
Stress
Yoga Is For... Bloating

Yoga Is For... Bloating

The first instalment of our 7-week series with New York yoga studio SKY TING focuses on gentle twists and backbends that can help alleviate stagnation in the digestive tract and put you more at ease from bloating.
Digestion
Gut Health
NYC
Good Mood Food #5 | Dana James

Good Mood Food #5 | Dana James

Founder of Food Coach NYC and nutritionist Dana James shares her crunchy curried chickpea recipe for a satisfying and nutritious whole-food approach to snacking.
Ingredients
Recipe
Stress
Doors Shut at Popupflorist, Lights on Dante

Doors Shut at Popupflorist, Lights on Dante

Kelsie Hayes, owner of NYC-based Popupflorist, discusses the benefits of flowers on our mood, taking a break from business for wellbeing and the power of Zoom video calls in keeping her community strong.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Stress + The Gut: Creating Balance

Stress + The Gut: Creating Balance

From bloating to cravings, Functional Medicine Nutritionist and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist Dana James explains the role of stress on the gut in our Q&A.
Gut Health
Interview
Stress
Notes from the nose: Frank Voelkl

Notes from the nose: Frank Voelkl

Perfumer Frank Voelkl on why we should allow ourselves non-essentials too via scent's evocative power in de-stressing, pleasure and self-care.

Functional Fragrance
Mental Health
Stress
Good Mood Food #4 | Rebecca Warren

Good Mood Food #4 | Rebecca Warren

Nutritional therapist Rebecca Warren explains the extensive benefits of kimchi, from its probiotic effect on our gut to its longevity as a lockdown staple.

Gut Health
Immunity
Recipe
Doors Shut at THE ELK + Bar Beau, Lights On Popup Florist

Doors Shut at THE ELK + Bar Beau, Lights On Popup Florist

Claire Chan, owner of two New York eateries THE ELK and Bar Beau, declares her door (metaphorically) open to other businesses for collaborations as the hospitality industry rallies to support each other.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
Your pre-lockdown mental health still matters

Your pre-lockdown mental health still matters

We spoke to existential therapist, writer and life-coach Sara Kuburic a.k.a @millennial.therapist about how a little validation goes a long way.
Interview
Mental Health
Stress
Let’s talk business: A Q&A with our founder Jules

Let’s talk business: A Q&A with our founder Jules

Our founder Jules shares her lessons and learnings to fellow entrepreneurs and small businesses on keeping agile and staying connected.
Focus
Interview
Productivity
Good Mood Food #3 | Rosemary Ferguson

Good Mood Food #3 | Rosemary Ferguson

Harley Street nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson lives by the philosophy of being mindful of what our bodies go through while making healthy living achievable. She shares her health-boosting working from home lunch recipe for a hit of nutrition that you can prepare in under 30 minutes. 
Immunity
Ingredients
Recipe
Doors Shut at Egg Shop, Lights on The Elk + Bar Beau

Doors Shut at Egg Shop, Lights on The Elk + Bar Beau

Sarah Schneider, co-founder of the Egg Shop eateries in New York, joined us for this week’s edition of ‘Doors Shut, Lights On’, getting real about the lows and highs her and her team have faced since closing the doors due to the global coronavirus pandemic, and divulges how we can recreate her cult dishes at home.
City Guide
Interview
NYC
How laughing off stress can benefit your immunity

How laughing off stress can benefit your immunity

Stress is not always the enemy—we look into how stress works as our first line of defence, and how we can deter it when it lingers.
Health
Immunity
Stress
All About Immunity: A Digital Appointment With Our Doctor

All About Immunity: A Digital Appointment With Our Doctor

We dropped in for a virtual consultation with our resident medical advisor, Dr. Tiffany Lester, to ask the questions we’d love to know about our immune systems—from where it’s actually located in our bodies to whether social distancing can cause any long-term impact on our immunity.
Immunity
Interview
Stress