Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Solo Sundays

Products for taking time to log off and unwind

Much more than just treating yourself to something expensive, self-care is about switching off and focusing on your mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. The most important factor, of course, is taking time out to do all this. Logging off for an extended period can be difficult for many of us, and we sometimes need a distraction, so we’ve selected some of our favorite products to …

Aromatherapy With Vitruvi’s Essential Oils

For taking deep breaths in stressful times

‘Tis the season for stress, guaranteed—especially for those of us who haven’t been able to sleep soundly after 8 November. A few mindful changes to our everyday routine have helped us stay grounded, whether it’s taking a self-imposed break from social media, dancing the anxiety off, or taking moments to focus. Facilitating the latter? Essential oils, which you can pick up from your local Whole …

Discreet, Flavorful Vapor from the Puffco Plus

A ceramic pen-shaped body with advanced heating technology and no coils, glues or fibers

We are witness to continued change in both the perception and business of marijuana. From the nine states who weighed in on the topic yesterday—be that for medicinal or recreational use—there’s already been a substantial shift. California, Massachusetts and Nevada all passed legal recreational use; Maine may do so once all ballots are finalized. Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota have granted medicinal use. Fortunately, …

Spring Cleaning for the Body and Mind

Six items that help purge bad habits and encourage wellbeing

“Spring cleaning” goes further than vacuum storage, packing away winter clothes, dropping off boxes at Goodwill and half-hearted dusting. The transition between seasons is a particularly ripe time for re-evaluating things beyond your closet space—like unhealthy lifestyle and diet habits. With this in mind, our round-up offers a few different ways to change up your daily routine, taking the baby-steps toward living more consciously in …

Golda by Studio Cue LA

Minimalist apothecary products from the Californian retreat make use of Japanese hiba wood

You might not be as familiar with hiba as you are with Japan’s more well-known native offering, the hinoki cypress, but its unique benefits are aplenty. The essential oil extracted from rare hiba wood, which can take 300 years to mature, is said to eliminate odors, relax and uplift, and work as an eczema treatment. Topanga, CA-based Studio Cue LA, a daytime retreat run by …