Jordana Landres

Jordana Landres is a freelance wellness writer who has been known to type fitness articles in one hand while holding chocolate chip cookies in the other. Her work is motivated by the drive to explore how nutrition and lifestyle habits impact health.

Jordana Landres
"Orthorexia", The New Disorder on the Block

Is Breaking Bread breaking your spirit? Meet “Orthorexia”, The New Disorder on the Block

Anorexia, Bulimia… Orthorexia? Ok, so you know the first two — most people do. But the third? Orthorexia? Didn’t think so. If you’re a health-food aficionado, however, or passionate about the wellness scene in general, it’s a term you may very well become familiar with soon enough. Instead of immediately launching into some dry, science-based …

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Lounging felines enjoy the mid-day calm at Koneko, an appointment-only NYC-based cat café.

Finding Furvana: In A World Aching For Comfort, Cat Cafés Come To The Fore

Affection is a core need of humans everywhere, and one which has launched numerous businesses throughout history, (including, of course, what many have dubbed ‘the oldest profession’), but the latest incarnation may just be the most delightful: The Cat Café. It only takes a moment to realize how brilliant this idea is. It’s hard to go …

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There’s another facet to the body positive revolution that smacks more of entitlement than promoting social decency. It’s an angry defensiveness that sometimes comes to the surface with those supporting fat acceptance and body positivity, and it can be off-putting. No one is obligated to find another person sexually attractive, and at times that seems to be the prevailing attitude of those advocating for the movement. Equal treatment? Yes. Sexual special snowflake treatment? Stop it. Lack of interest isn’t a thought crime.

When Does Body Positive Activism Cross The Line Into Personal Reality Denial?

A recent Yahoo article featured a series of plus-size bloggers — a yoga devotee and pole dancer among them — in an article entitled “Meet The Women Proving You Can Be Fit At Any Size”. Yes, you can. Relatively. There’s no question that exercising to increase strength, flexibility and endurance is beneficial no matter your …

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Yes, there are many, many lists of Tony Robbins quotes out there. But this is the best one. Promise.

19 Tony Robbins Quotes To Up Your Game In Every Area of Life

The road to self-improvement can be a bumpy one. Nobody changes until not changing hurts more, and hurts every second. For those of you who’ve ever confided your troubles to the wrong person, you know this: advice that’s effective, shrewd and condescension-free can often prove hard to come by.  If you’re like me, you find it …

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