2/7/19 Newsletter: Best Phone Hack Ever

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Turning off those phone notifications could be the best thing you do for yourself today. A Carnegie Mellon University and Telefonica study suggests that using your smartphone sans notifications for a mere 24-hour period can noticeably improve your concentration at work, as well as reduce your stress levels. [Swirled]

Life Hack Of The Day: Headache Edition

If you have a headache and you’re out of Ibuprofen, try eating spinach. The leafy green is super high in magnesium, which is what medical professionals use to treat migraine attacks in the ER.


You’ve never heard of this fitness tracker before, but you definitely have to try it. The Leaf from Bellabeat is a beautiful piece of smart jewelry that tracks your activity, monitors your sleep, helps you meditate and keeps you informed with the details of your menstrual cycle. You can wear it as a bracelet, a necklace or a clip on your fave workout tank top. Seriously, this is what wearable tech for women should look like. [Swirled]

Did You Know? Gum chewers, we have some bad news — the habit could be potentially harmful to your health. Constantly chewing gum could cause tooth decay and erosion, as well as digestion issues by filling your stomach with unwanted gas, which leads to bloating. [Swirled]

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Career + Finance

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Food + Drink

The Cherpumple is a dessert that consists of three different pies stuffed inside of three different cakes (try to wrap your head around that). This novelty cake combines cherry, pumpkin and apple pies with three different flavors of cake mix — usually chocolate, yellow cake and spice cake. Check out our other favorite food mashups. [Swirled]

Recipe Of The Day: Cozy up to a bowl of easy-to-make creamy chickpea curry tonight. With protein-packed chickpeas and a sweet and savory tomato coconut milk sauce, you’ll be prepared to battle all cold winds the winter weather might throw at you. [Swirled]

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Puerto Rico’s Vieques has one of the brightest bioluminescent bays in the world. Tiny plankton in the bay shine so bright that they appear up to 100 times their size. And at night, they make the island’s dark water sparkle when anything moves in it. You can even kayak on top of the water in a clear-bottomed boat to see the spectacle. [Swirled]

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Editor’s Picks

Activated Charcoal Eye Mask: Because your eyes deserve some extra TLC beyond getting a solid night’s sleep.

Hunter Women’s Tall Rain Boots: It’s about to get real sloshy as we approach the spring season. Be prepared.

LOVEVOOK Laptop Bag: Carry your delicate tech items in style.

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