Julia Ries

Julia Ries is a writer based in Los Angeles. When she's not writing, there's a good chance she's doing yoga, walking her dog or doing yoga with her dog. Get to know her at www.juliaries.com.

Two packages delivered to a house with a red door. Rewire PBS Living Instagram ads
How Instagram Ads Have Changed the Way We Shop
And duped us along the way.
A frustrated woman lays on her couch with her eyes closed and her hand on her head. Rewire PBS Love Fantasy bonds
Are You in Love With Your Partner, or the Idea of Them?
'Fantasy bonds' can get in the way of having fulfilling relationships.
A girl with long hair and a hot coffee is yawning in front of a pink wall. Rewire PBS Living Energy
Vibe Check: Is Your Week Regularly Wearing You Down?
Take note of how your weekly activities make you feel.
Two women hugging in the street. Rewire PBS Living Helping others
How Helping Others Can Improve Your Life, Too
Giving back can trigger endorphins in your brain and give you a sense of purpose.
A bearded man stretching at his desk. Rewire PBS Work Self-care
5 Ways to Squeeze Self-Care into Your Office Workday
You might have to get creative.
Woman drinking tea and reading a book. Rewire PBS Living alone time
Why You Need to Schedule Some Alone Time
The more often you do it, the less weird or lazy it'll feel.
A man in glasses looks at his phone and grimaces at a cringey old social media post. PBS Rewire Work Online
Spent a Decade Online? Time to Do Some Cleaning Up
Everything you post online matters, whether you wrote it yesterday or 12 years ago.
woman disagreeing with a parent. Rewire PBS Love parents' politics
When You Love Your Parents But Not Their Political Viewpoints
With emotions running high, is it worth talking politics at all?
Photo of woman consoling her female friend. PTSD After Shootings pbs rewire
Experiencing PTSD After Shootings, Even If You Weren’t There, is Normal
Try to take repeated breaks from the news coverage and social media.
Photo of African-American man working at a drafting table. Salary Cut pbs rewire
Here’s Why It Can Be OK to Take a Salary Cut
'A successful career is a marathon, not a sprint.'
Photo of the back of a woman's ear wearing a contraceptive jewelry earing. pbs rewire
Could Contraceptive Jewelry Help People Who Forget the Pill?
Researchers think the innovation could help integrate birth control into morning routines.
Photo of person holding a smart phone using a dating app. Commitment-phobes pbs rewire
Are Dating Apps Making Us Commitment-phobes?
With so many options, why is it so hard to find love online?