How I Coped with the Death of My Little Sister

by Rachel Gerungan On August 12th, 2017, my little sister Gloria died in a car accident. She was only 21-years-old. I remember being in complete and utter denial when I received the call from my brother that day. I was in shock - the realization didn’t hit me until 10 minutes after. I was driving…

#SameHere with Sarah McDevitt

This post is being shared from We're All A Little Crazy, who recently published an article featuring Core CEO & Founder, Sarah McDevitt, as their #SameHere Hero. WAALC shares real stories focused on mental health and have been a dedicated and powerful advocate in that space - check them out for more stories from many…

What Happened When My Obsession with Wellness Became Toxic

By Alex Curtis I became interested in health and wellness when I was a senior in high school. I started with exercise and diet, discovering that I liked working out - I liked pushing myself and the way it made me feel. I found that swapping out junk food for whole, healthy foods made a…

How to reduce anxiety and stress

Meditating to Combat Hustle Culture and Reduce Stress

You’ve heard all about meditation, mindfulness, and likely, some anecdotal evidence on its benefits. Mental wellness is becoming a trend, tightly linked with self-care, extending to eating, exercise, and the wellness category as a whole. You’ve probably also noticed that in 2019, we’re more stressed than ever. Celebrities and normal people are sharing their stories…

Meditation for Everyone: An Interview with Coach Adam Dexter

Today, Core CEO Sarah McDevitt sits down with Adam Dexter, a product designer, start-up founder, event producer, and now coach to early-stage founders. Adam has been a long-time enthusiast in all things psychology, wellness, and mindfulness. In his chat with Sarah, he shares his unique experience with meditation as someone with ADD, his approach to…

HRV, “Fight or Flight” and Me

Those vasospasms were a painful experience, literally and figuratively. I learned for the first time in my life that mental and emotional stresses could do physiological damage. Stress had accumulated to such a point that my body had begun to react violently. That summer - I thought that I was going to die.