Kafi Drexel


Articles by Kafi Drexel

Yoga Cures That Stop the Summer Heat from Disrupting Your Sleep

Namaste the insomnia away with these helpful yoga tips that will have you saying Ohmmmmmm on your way to getting some Zzzzzzzzs. #NamasteInBed

As kids, we encounter that thing dubbed “the summer slip.” Time off from school usually means liberal bedtime schedules. You get to go to bed late and wake up later. When school starts again, alarm clocks are not your friend because you feel like you are shifting into a different time zone on another planet […]

Your Healthy Summer 2018 Hair Guide

Summer break is finally here. But let’s make sure the only breakage you experience is time off from school or work . . . NOT your hair.

We love summer (especially an endless one), but the extra sun, heat, humidity, and increase in activity can present a whole new set of challenges for keeping your hair healthy. So we went searching for tips from some of our favorite, top hair stylists on the latest techniques, hairstyles, and products that not only work […]

7 Can’t-Miss Summertime Wellness Retreats, Workshops, and Festivals

Want to make the most of your summer? It’s time to practice what “time off” is really all about and plot your next self-care journey!

The summer months are filled with an abundance of healthy getaway options. Why not turn it into one big summer Friday? We’ve said it before: Wellness tourism is reaching all-time highs. What better way to reboot, recharge, and learn some “endless summer,” self-care techniques to keep you going until your next vacation? Workshops, retreats, and […]

Change Your Relationship Status with Food and Exercise from “It’s Complicated” to “Committed”

Skip the diet and exercise fads with a limited shelf life. Women’s Health Fitness Director, Jen Ator shares her secrets for sustaining a healthy lifestyle.

After more than nine years as the fitness director of Women’s Health magazine, you could say Jen Ator’s pretty much seen, heard, read and written it all. (I mean, that’s like more than 108 issues of info!) So in a genre full of trends and quick fixes, how do you mix things up and break […]

Is Your Health Outlook Written In the Stars?

Success Coach and Astrologer Jennifer Racioppi explains how your horoscope can align with your wellness vibe.

No one comprehends the mind, body, spirit and universe connection better that Jennifer Racioppi. She received a shocking reproductive cancer diagnosis at the age of 18. Not only did it change the trajectory of her life, but also her career. Today she’s a Duke University certified integrative health coach, board-certified holistic health counselor, women’s hormonal health […]

Why Women Should Lift Weights — Like Right Now

Need help with the heavy lifting? Then check out the Instagram feeds of these top fitness experts and watch them dispell myths as they help you get fit and curvalicious through strength training.

One of the biggest myths when it comes to women and exercise is that strength training will make you big or bigger. Now social media is helping top fitness experts finally crush that rumor. If you are looking to develop a healthy aesthetic, get stronger, and yes, even lose a few pounds, weight training is the […]

Life Is a Journey: Alberta, Canada Is Fuel For Your Senses

Travel isn’t only about the destination. It’s about absorbing experiences. The Canadian Rockies in Alberta will make you feel downright cellulosic. (In other words, you’ll become the ultimate adventure travel sponge.)

When I travel, I aim for the unordinary—an absolute removal from my everyday routine. I also seek locations that compete with the outermost reaches of my imagination. It is vital to see, touch, taste, hear, and inhale never encountered moments. New experiences enhance your perspective and shape humanity. Exploring the epic beauty of Alberta, Canada […]

Melanin Rich Wellness: Dr. Michelle Henry

We’re going more than skin-deep with this New York-based dermatologic surgeon.

During Black History Month (and beyond) we’re celebrating today’s black American female wellness influencers. These women are making a difference when it comes to giving a face to minority health along with making wellness more accessible to diverse communities and people of color. Dr. Michelle Henry is a Harvard and Mount Sinai-trained dermatologic surgeon at […]

Melanin Rich Wellness: Rachel Nicks

So what happens when one of New York’s top trainers, who just so happens to be a doula, has her first kid? (Hint: A whole bunch of knowledge drops for the rest of us.)

During Black History Month (and beyond) we’re celebrating today’s black American female wellness influencers. These women are making a difference when it comes to giving a face to minority health along with making wellness more accessible to diverse communities and people of color. You might think Rachel Nicks’ focus on women’s health, and maternal health, […]

2018 Superfood Trends to Watch

…and just what is a “superfood” anyway?

Superfood. The term has become a regular part of our health dialogue without really having to overthink it much. Why? Because it sounds like what it means —food that is REALLY good for you. It seems like the term first hit the mainstream in 1990 with the introduction of SuperFoods: Nutrient-Dense Foods to Help Protect […]
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