Julia Guerra

This Is How Your Imagination Can Change Your Reality, According To A New Study

ByJulia Guerra
Growing up is inevitable, and it’s natural to feel as though parts of your childhood slipped away over time. Take your sense of imagination, for example. When was the last time you played pretend, or daydreamed about something fantastical, like,…

Breathe New Life Into Your 2019 Workout Routine With Any Of These 8 Fitness Challenges

ByJulia Guerra
2019 is just within reach, my friends, and nothing says new year, new you, like a list of resolutions to start working toward come Jan. 1. But hear me out: How about, instead of going into the next 365 days with the intention of changing your image,…

Sarah Hyland Opened Up About Living With Chronic Illness & The Takeaway Is Beautiful

ByJulia Guerra
Your body is the number one thing nearest and dearest to you. It’s where you’ve grown up; where you first understood joy, where you first experienced heartache. It nurses you back to health when you’re sick, and cradles you when you cry. Your body…

A New Study Says Insomnia Might Be Caused By This One Kind Of Unavoidable Thing

ByJulia Guerra
Lying wide awake in the middle of the night, checking the clock every few minutes to gauge how much time passed between that moment, and the one when you initially went to bed, is such an agonizing experience. Some nights, there’s an obvious reason…

Apparently A Lot Of People Aren't Getting Their Flu Shots, But Here's Why That's Not OK

ByJulia Guerra
Friends, I think it’s time you and I had a little chat. I realize that every year, you’re fed the same PSA: Holiday season is flu season, so make sure you’re taking every necessary precaution (re: getting the flu shot) to avoid catching even the…

The Best Holiday Teas To Sip Throughout Winter If You Can't Get Enough Of The Cozy Vibes

ByJulia Guerra
Come Friday, Dec. 21, a change of seasons will be upon us, friends, which means a shift in seasonal flavors is in order. As much as I love PSL-flavored everything come autumn, to me, there’s nothing quite like the cozy winter delicacies, like…

Experts Reveal How To Cope When The Holidays Feel Like The Loneliest Time Of Year

ByJulia Guerra
You know how, sometimes, you can be surrounded by a sea of people, and still feel completely alone? For some, that pretty much sums up the holiday season in a nutshell. Holidays are assumed to be joyful, but some people, no matter how hard they try…

You're Not The Only One Texting Gibberish In Your Sleep, According To A New Study

ByJulia Guerra
How many times have you woken up, reached for your phone, still groggy from the night before, and noticed a few select texts you could not, for the life of you, remember sending? And in how many of those instances can you swear you were sober the…

Morning People Will Be Obsessed With Any Of These 7 Gifts This Holiday Season

ByJulia Guerra
There are two types of people in this world: those who rise with the sun, and those who cannot even begin to fathom rolling out of bed before noon — at least not willingly. With the holiday season looming, and time running out to find that perfect…

For The Person Who "Doesn't Want Anything" This Holiday Season, These 8 Gifts Are Perf

ByJulia Guerra
How many of you have already finished your holiday shopping? How many of you haven’t even started? For years my sister would brag to me about how she’d wrap up gift-shopping in July, and if that’s your strategy, good for you, but personally, I…

A New Report Revealed The Top Food Trends For 2019, So Put Them On Your Shopping List

ByJulia Guerra
The holiday season is in full swing, which means 2019 is just within reach. As you start to plan for the year ahead, reflect on the ways in which you took care of your body throughout 2018. What exercises did you try because an influencer, or maybe…

Gwyneth Paltrow Basically Tried To Take Credit For Making Yoga Popular, But Uh, No

ByJulia Guerra
Have you ever been standing in the checkout line at a grocery store, or waiting to order your morning coffee to-go, and the person in front of you mumbles something to the cashier that makes you, and everyone else who overheard the comment, think,…

The Best Way To Spread Christmas Cheer Is Through Food & These Edible Gifts Are Delish

ByJulia Guerra
If there’s anything I love more than the holiday season, it’s the food that comes right along with it. This year, I’ve set an intention to contribute at least one dish per celebration, since I’m sure even the hostess with the mostest appreciates a…

Science Says A Change In Your Love Life Could Have This One Unexpected Effect On You

ByJulia Guerra
My first serious boyfriend and I broke up at the start of my junior year of college, and even though it was a long time coming, I was pretty heartbroken over it. Rather than wallow for the next six months, though (which, BTW, is perfectly fine and…

Night Owls Will Thrive At Any Time With These 5 Habits In Their Everyday Routine

ByJulia Guerra
Sleep is one of the most important factors in taking care of your physical and mental health, but even though there’s plenty of concern over how many hours of shut-eye you clock in every night and the quality of sleep you’re getting, does the…

Male Birth Control Studies Are Now Underway, But Twitter Is Caught Up In This One Detail

ByJulia Guerra
Attention, ladies: There's been a pretty big breakthrough in birth control, but the bad news is, the female anatomy isn’t exactly benefiting from the new development. Instead, a new form of male birth control is on the horizon, which, sure, that’s…

This Is Why The Holiday Season Leaves You Feeling SO Exhausted, According To Experts

ByJulia Guerra
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose — is it just me, or does “The Christmas Song” sound like the ideal tune for a cozy winter nap? Frankly, I don’t know about you, but some of my best memories around this time of year…

The Way Shay Mitchell Unwinds After Weeks Of Anxiety On-Set Sounds So Relatable

ByJulia Guerra
How do you decompress? Before social media was up and booming, before I even owned a phone that could connect to the internet, to me, self-care was watching Harry Potter under a pile of blankets and falling asleep on my parents’ living room couch.…

Science Says This Is The Worst Time Of Day To Be Stressed, So Here's How To Relax

ByJulia Guerra
You know how there’s never a good time to get sick? Well, it turns out there’s actually a preferred time to be stressed, and it’s probably not as ideal as you’d think. I mean, if I had to be stressed, I guess I'd prefer it to hit me when the work…

Keep These 5 Things In Mind If You're Worried About Seeing Family Over The Holidays

ByJulia Guerra
When you’re a kid, you’re so wrapped up in presents and chocolate snowmen during the holidays that you don’t even realize the tension between the adults is so thick, you could cut it with a knife. But as a grown-up, you start picking up on all the…