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Gwyneth Paltrow

We’re STILL Deprogramming from ’90s Diet Culture + Cole Arthur Riley

By Roxanne Stone — March 30, 2023
Katelyn and Roxy are joined by Cole Arthur Riley as we explore the ways the body ideals of our teen years still inform how we see our adult bodies.

Gwyneth Paltrow trolls the wellness industry

By Tara Isabella Burton — January 17, 2020
(RNS) — Unlike other companies that commodify our spiritual yearnings, Goop exists apart from the question of whether anyone has ever actually bought any of its products.

There’s more to wellness than looking pretty

By Tara Isabella Burton — June 14, 2019
(RNS) — Wellness culture is about more than beauty. It’s about something even more complicated: purity.

How psychics, suddenly everywhere, are healing the world

By Tara Isabella Burton — April 11, 2019
(RNS) — This year's equivalent of 'yoni' eggs, psychics — pardon me, 'intuitive healers' — are more than the latest trend in wellness culture; they are redeeming human feeling as a basic truth.

The spirituality hiding in our self-help New Year’s resolutions

By Tara Isabella Burton — January 11, 2019
(RNS) — In the rhetoric of self-improvement, ridding ourselves of the old year's bad energy is a matter of social, physical and emotional health. But the notion is loaded with spiritual significance.

Really: no one cares what you did or did not have for lunch

By Rachel Marie Stone — June 28, 2014
Eat as you please. But please, don't tell us all about it.

Why it’s okay to be annoyed by Gwyneth’s ‘conscious uncoupling’

By Rachel Marie Stone — April 1, 2014
The reaction to Gwyneth Paltrow's 'conscious uncoupling' is more than just another case of busting on the clueless celebrity. It is, rather, an outcry against a form of naming that just feels false.
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