MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Edith Zimmerman

  1. science of us
    It’s Okay to Be PurposelessFor now and probably forever.
  2. science of us
    Most Days I Don’t Speak at AllIs that weird?
  3. science of us
    Are Calories Pointless?Fish calories are different than donut calories, and now maybe someone will explain why.
  4. fitness
    I Loved Her Even Without Doing the YogaI had enjoyed it when it was just Emails With Adriene.
  5. swellness
    A Plea to Make Fiber CoolIt’s cooler than yogurt, which is also cool.
  6. science of us
    My Tiny Green Servants Aren’t Even Doing Their One Job?Houseplants don’t meaningfully clean the air.
  7. science of us
    I Know You Know That Happiness Is FleetingBut it’s so easy to forget.
  8. science of us
    Good-bye to My Pal, FDA Commissioner Scott GottliebWell, shoot.
  9. science of us
    Exercise Is Mood SorceryMaybe the word “exercise” needs a rebranding.
  10. science of us
    How to Talk to PeopleI’ve been wondering.
  11. the cut opinion pages
    Break Your PhoneIt’s the only way to be acceptably disconnected.
  12. money
    What Is Enough?Saving money feels like insurance, like proof, like wearing pants.
  13. science of us
    Writing a Practice Email Feels Like Looking Into a MirrorI also read stressful emails on multiple devices. Am I nuts? It’s clarifying, anyway.
  14. the cut opinion pages
    I’m Calling Hypocrisy on These ‘Good-Enough Life’ AdvocatesI’m not buying it anymore!
  15. science of us
    What Is the Menstrualome and What Can It Tell Me?In theory, used tampons could offer clues to health and disease.
  16. science of us
    How to Make Things QuieterWithout spending a bunch of money, or moving.
  17. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Her Name Was Lola, at Michael KorsBarry Manilow sang in a rhinestone jacket.
  18. science of us
    13 Reasons We Type in Lowercaseintimacy? casualness? deceit?
  19. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: I Do! Want This Vaquera Codpiece PillowBut what’s it … for?
  20. science of us
    The Day I Discovered Heartbreak AdrenalineIt’s a real feeling if I say it is.
  21. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: The Dogs at Lela RoseA fluffy corgi won best in show.
  22. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Sparkles Underfoot at Sies MarjanWhat if all roads were paved with crystals?
  23. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Collina Strada’s Colorful Vegan CampsiteI’d like a tie-dye water bottle.
  24. how should a person eat
    Tell Me About the Planetary Health DietA legit riveting chat with a Harvard nutritionist.
  25. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Tom Ford’s Fluffy HatsImagine getting into an argument while wearing this hat.
  26. science of us
    I Wanted to Know My Blood SugarSo I bought a glucometer. Was it a good idea? I don’t know.
  27. hello it's me
    Acne Tips From Acne ItselfHello, it is I, acne.
  28. science of us
    If You’re Sick of ‘Mindfulness,’ Might I Recommend ‘Interoception’?Wake up, interocept. Take a break, interocept.
  29. science of us
    Breakfast Isn’t Pointless, But It’s Having an Identity CrisisBreakfast isn’t essential for health, and eating it might actually be a barrier for people trying to lose weight.
  30. science of us
    So You’re Saying My Seltzer Is Not Made of Crushed Up BlissThat doesn’t sound right.
  31. the cut opinion pages
    I Don’t Want to Hear About Anyone’s Meditation Routine!I don’t want anyone to be centered. I want everyone to be off-center.
  32. science of us
    Are These the Food Rules That Will Save Us All?An argument for eating meat once a week.
  33. science of us
    What Is the Point of Biohacking?What do we do with our new, improved selves?
  34. science of us
    Will My Uterus Rot If I Skip My Birth Control–Induced “Period”?No, apparently. Also, no one seems to know why we’ve been doing this??
  35. it's all relative
    The Family I’ve Strung TogetherI think a family is made up of bits and pieces.
  36. science of us
    ‘The Planetary Health Diet’ Has a Nice Ring to ItA sweeping new report recommends eating a lot less meat.
  37. culture
    Poet Mary Oliver Wrote Plainly and Affectingly of Love and LossHere are a few favorite lines.
  38. science of us
    Is My Voice Attractive?How about now?
  39. science of us
    If You’re Feeling Bad, Email Someone a ComplimentIt’s an S.O.S. reconnection to the world.
  40. science of us
    I Love My Barre Class Like a FriendThe story of how I fell for an exercise routine.
  41. slow space fashion
    What Kind of Moon Clothes Are We Growing?The first plants grown on the moon have begun to sprout.
  42. health chats
    What Is This Exercise Tool and How Do I Get One?Meet the Attitube and its variants.
  43. science of us
    How Much Junk Am I Consuming Online Every Day?What is “digital nutrition” and is mine enviable?
  44. productivity
    A Wellness Blogger From the 1400s Weighs in on to-Do ListsThey never end!
  45. the cut opinion pages
    Why Would Any Man Not Want to Be Bald?I will never understand.
  46. science of us
    Am I Objectively Annoying?It’s part of my emotional signature.
  47. i like this bitch's life
    This Woman Is Making Shawls Sexy, I Swear to YouIn praise of knitting designer Andrea Mowry.
  48. promises promises
    How to Change Without WillpowerFocus on your beliefs, and the rest will follow.
  49. zoning out
    Who Will Press My Head and Ears Like They Do in This Video?It’s like a gentle head-vise, and it looks so nice.
  50. science of us
    How’s That Weighted Blanket Working Out?An interview with an anxious insomniac.
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