Melissa Stokoski

Melissa Stokoski is a Brooklyn-based standup comedian and writer. She went through a phase a few years ago and became a Holistic Health Coach. You can hear her on SiriusXM #121 & on her Internet radio show, "Probably Terrible Advice"

What Your Favorite Cheese Says About The Way You Act At A Party

ByMelissa Stokoski
You walk in and scan the room. Old friends and a few strangers are scattered around the living room. You take a moment to congratulate yourself for even showing up. This is farthest uptown than you've ever been, and you have two unwatched episodes…

How To Dress Up Your Look But Still Feel Like You’re Wearing Pajamas

ByMelissa Stokoski
I used to live in a world of confinement, unable to express myself to the world around me. My voice felt stifled. My body, imprisoned. Now, I see things differently. I am free, and my life has changed. How did this happen? I stopped wearing…

5 Types Of Food You Can Eat To Boost Vaginal Health For A Better Sex Life

ByMelissa Stokoski
There are few things more exciting than knowing you're about to get laid. But as we all know, preparation is key. You shave and wax (or not), you wash your hair (or not) and the stars align to keep all blemishes away from your soon-to-be very happy…

5 Types Of Food You Should Eat If You're Always Freezing

ByMelissa Stokoski
Ayurveda is an Indian medicinal system that focuses on balance and encourages you to change your diet with the seasons. Kind of makes sense, right? When it gets cold, you bundle up. So, shouldn't you eat differently to also warm up the inside of…

6 Types Of Healthy Food To Have On Deck For When The Next Blizzard Hits

ByMelissa Stokoski
Blizzards are arguably the only fun thing about winter. Being trapped inside with an excuse to get out of everything you've committed to? It's truly a dream. The only problem? Food. Depending on the damage, Seamless may not be an option. Only the…

4 Exercises You Can Sneak In While Binge-Watching Netflix All Winter Long

ByMelissa Stokoski
If you live in the top half of the country, you and your couch have been getting very well acquainted. And your connection will only grow in the upcoming months because who can venture outdoors in this madness? Not to mention, there's a volume of…

5 Ways To Turn Your Sad College Dinners Into Adult Meals Once You Graduate

ByMelissa Stokoski
You're on an airtight budget and are committed to eating in. As you browse the grocery aisles, you realize cooking is still expensive, and the meals that are cheap can be pretty depressing. Luckily, it can be pretty easy to take something dull and…

Yoga Moves To Sneak In At Work That Will Keep You Stress-Free All Day

ByMelissa Stokoski
No matter where you work, you're bound to experience some sort of stress during your day. And if you work in an office, it can be especially hard to relieve that stress in a healthy way. That's why I'm all about sneaking in some yoga moves during…

6 Meals To Prep At Home After You Blow All Your Money Holiday Shopping

ByMelissa Stokoski
You've been running around for weeks trying to find something for everyone. You did it, and you did it well. Were some of the presents for you? Sure, but that's beside the point. And now, you have to suffer for having such a big heart. These next…

6 Ways To Get In A Better Mood By Changing What You Eat

ByMelissa Stokoski
I think we've all been in a bit of a rut these past few weeks. The holidays don't help, and if you live in a place with seasons, we're getting to the ones that really suck. So, it's more important than ever to take care of yourself physically and…

10 Terrifying Things To Pretend You're Running From To Step Up Your Cardio

ByMelissa Stokoski
Running indoors can be mind-numbing. In fact, very legitimate studies show treadmills are some of the most boring places on Earth. Sure, you can listen to podcasts and watch TV if you go to a classy gym, but are these tiresome activities inspiring…

5 Meal Prep Dishes You Should Have Ready When You Come Home Drunk

ByMelissa Stokoski
All week, you work hard to eat healthy. You make a bean salad for the week, bring quinoa to work and avoid every single bag of chips at the office. Then, drunk you comes home Friday night and messes it all up. She orders pizza and gets talked into…

How To Turn Your Night Out Drinking Into A Killer Cardio Session

ByMelissa Stokoski
It's Saturday and another night out with your friends. It's fun, sure, but are you really making the most of it? Are you just going through the motions -- drinking, dancing, heading home -- without raising your heart rate and toning those key muscle…