This week is a good one for reflection. The chaos and mad dash to prep for Christmas is over and we can spend some time thinking about the past year and planning for the year to come. And in the spirit of reflecting on 2017, we’re spending some time this week rounding up our most popular posts of the year.
First up? Wellness and living—our catch-all for posts having to do with health, nutrition, and the home.
Best Wellness + Living Posts of 2017
We published this post in January, and it’s no wonder it was a hit—in the middle of winter, we all need some more green in our lives!
Smart tips for snacking in a way that doesn’t derail your diet—plus a handy chart to help you build your own balanced snacks.
The beginners guide to using crystals for health and wellness.
Adaptogens are showing up everywhere lately, but if you’re still not exactly sure what they are and why you should use them, this is the guide for you.
You won’t believe how easy it is to make your own goo gone—and you probably already have the ingredients sitting in your pantry!
We all know about the importance of calcium and iron, but what about magnesium? Our nutritionist shares the best dietary sources of this key mineral.
Everyone has lavender and peppermint and tea tree oil in their stash, but these oils are just as useful—even if they’re not quite as popular.
Learn how to lift your mood and ease your anxiety with stress-relieving essential oils—plus, grab some recipes for room sprays, diffusions, and bath salts to help you use them.
Inflammation is bad news. These six foods are anti-inflammatory superstars and working them into your diet is as easy as whipping up a smoothie.
We love this simple leather basket tutorial from the book A Well-Crafted Home—and you did too!
Whether you’re looking for a blend that purifies the air or that helps you decongest, we’ve got the ultimate guide to using essential oil diffusions for colds and flu.
Homemade room sprays are one of the easiest ways to use your collection of essential oils. (And these room sprays aren’t just good for the holidays—they are awesome year-round!)0