Chris Tuazon on Magic Ingredients that Build Muscle and Community

This international writer always pays attention to how people build community—and she listens closely as a local gym owner explains his special sauce.

Lazy Laowai: Living that Expat Entrepreneurial Life

“Three years ago, I was sitting in my Boston apartment making the website for the study abroad program that I envisioned. Now … now, I’m making smoothies in my gym.”

Inner Mongolia Proves Beauty Lies Within a Desolate Landscape

Sometimes trips woo us from the start, and sometimes our love for a place takes time to grow. Here is our China correspondent’s story of how disappointment turned to gratitude in Inner Mongolia.

Yoga in Yangshuo: Coloring Outside the Lines

Do you find that you’re still recovering from Friday when Monday rolls around? Here’s how to create more restorative weekends by breaking some of the rules.

What Tree Pose Taught Me About Growing Roots

A meditation on growing roots.

This Yearlong Cookbook Challenge Offered Reflections Beyond the Kitchen

The best laid plans…

Covid-19, the Destroyer or Constructor of Plans?

What is the impact on our mental health when our best laid life plans go awry?

Acroyoga: A Partner Practice of Graceful Communication

The power of partner poses goes beyond the mat (even in these socially distant times).

How I Maintained Wellness During My Government Quarantine in China

Our international correspondent in China writes from a government quarantine with tips on maintaining wellness indoors.

Life in the Times of Covid-19: Reflections from Yoga Camp

Our international correspondent reflects on what yoga has to teach us about leaning in to discomfort, to ourselves, and to our communities.

The Candida Cleanse: Restoring Balance in Your Microbiome

The dance that bacteria do in your gut has an effect on more than you might think. Here’s how to address the party if the bad bacteria has begun to break-dance in your belly and set the stage for the healthy bacteria to shine.

Tips for Waking Up to Work Out in the Morning

What happens when an afternoon robin tries life as an early bird? Read on to see one writer’s thoughts on changing up the workout hour.

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