MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Edith Zimmerman

  1. 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.
  2. science of us
    So You’re Saying My Seltzer Is Not Made of Crushed Up BlissThat doesn’t sound right.
  3. 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.
  4. science of us
    Are These the Food Rules That Will Save Us All?An argument for eating meat once a week.
  5. science of us
    What Is the Point of Biohacking?What do we do with our new, improved selves?
  6. 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??
  7. it's all relative
    The Family I’ve Strung TogetherI think a family is made up of bits and pieces.
  8. science of us
    ‘The Planetary Health Diet’ Has a Nice Ring to ItA sweeping new report recommends eating a lot less meat.
  9. culture
    Poet Mary Oliver Wrote Plainly and Affectingly of Love and LossHere are a few favorite lines.
  10. science of us
    Is My Voice Attractive?How about now?
  11. science of us
    If You’re Feeling Bad, Email Someone a ComplimentIt’s an S.O.S. reconnection to the world.
  12. science of us
    I Love My Barre Class Like a FriendThe story of how I fell for an exercise routine.
  13. slow space fashion
    What Kind of Moon Clothes Are We Growing?The first plants grown on the moon have begun to sprout.
  14. health chats
    What Is This Exercise Tool and How Do I Get One?Meet the Attitube and its variants.
  15. science of us
    How Much Junk Am I Consuming Online Every Day?What is “digital nutrition” and is mine enviable?
  16. productivity
    A Wellness Blogger From the 1400s Weighs in on to-Do ListsThey never end!
  17. the cut opinion pages
    Why Would Any Man Not Want to Be Bald?I will never understand.
  18. science of us
    Am I Objectively Annoying?It’s part of my emotional signature.
  19. i like this bitch's life
    This Woman Is Making Shawls Sexy, I Swear to YouIn praise of knitting designer Andrea Mowry.
  20. promises promises
    How to Change Without WillpowerFocus on your beliefs, and the rest will follow.
  21. 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.
  22. science of us
    How’s That Weighted Blanket Working Out?An interview with an anxious insomniac.
  23. science of us
    I Wish I’d Gotten Some FrankincenseSome fun facts about the woodsy-smelling ancient resin.
  24. science of us
    The Best Health and Science Books of 2018Featuring dreams and social anxiety and psychedelic drugs.
  25. cut chats
    The Great Glitter Conspiracy of 2018How can anyone rest without knowing who is secretly buying so much glitter?
  26. science of us
    These Are Not Sad StoriesHow graphic medicine humanizes the world of health care.
  27. science of us
    Dancing Is the Best ExerciseEveryone is good at it, everyone is bad at it.
  28. science of us
    Can Hot Peppers Make Me Happy?What does capsaicin do to the mind?
  29. plant person
    I Wish I Were My Snake PlantIt’s gritty, tolerant, and composed.
  30. science of us
    Maybe I Should Quit Everything and Join CrossFitDoctors are also getting on board.
  31. the cut opinion pages
    What If We Did Secret Scenta Instead?Where we exchange soap and candles?
  32. science of us
    I Would Eat More HazelnutsA bit of nut news.
  33. science of us
    End Your Shower With a Second ShowerWhy you should cap your hot shower with a tiny cold one.
  34. the cut opinion pages
    Seltzer Is and Always Has Been GoodBut why?
  35. science of us
    The Next Milk Is Sesame “Milk”The milk frontier knows no bounds.
  36. science of us
    Why the Idea of ‘the One’ Is a New and Stressful ConceptWhat should we expect from marriage?
  37. technology
    A Wellness Blogger From the 1400s Weighs InGuten tag.
  38. science of us
    Why People Are So Good at Being Kind and Being CruelTogether they “make perfect sense.”
  39. the cut opinion pages
    Apps Can Take a HikeIt’s been long enough — they’re just not working out.
  40. science of us
    Why Do I Want to Smoosh This Cute Baby Seal?And why we “can’t handle” them.
  41. science of us
    How to See Your Ego Blind SpotsExamining the hidden beliefs that drive us to have the same maddening reactions over and over.
  42. science of us
    Everyone Is Probably Getting Enough ProteinThere’s no need to supplement.
  43. science of us
    Butter Coffee? No, I’m on Cheese Coffee Now.An excuse to try the traditional Scandinavian drink/meal.
  44. science of us
    Can Going to a Sauna Make Me Happy?The therapeutic effects of getting hot for an hour.
  45. science of us
    What to Say When You Don’t Know What to SayHow to be supportive when words seem pointless.
  46. science of us
    How Often Should I Wash My Office Water Bottle?I must know.
  47. science of us
    I’m Ready to Go 86 Percent VegetarianA recent editorial pushed me into once-a-week territory.
  48. science of us
    How to Digest a Gigantic MealUseful tips for for getting it all moving this holiday season.
  49. science of us
    How to Actually Interpret Your DreamsThe mysterious power of the dream group, and how to start one.
  50. science of us
    It’s Good to Imagine Being EmbarrassedWhat’s the worst that could happen? Seriously.
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