The internet might be the only place where you can find people earnestly enthusiastic and opinionated about their bedsheets and the best way to eat an avocado alike. And, while we’ve already covered what people were reading the most in 2017, that measurement isn’t equivalent to what they were talking about the most.
Although the wellness world includes giant mood-boosting crystals and enough matcha to power a nation, it’s not immune to jaw-dropping revelations and controversy. The following 10 pieces and moments seemed to generate the most buzz and heat around the corners of the internet (and even Well+Good HQ) this year. Topics span everything from periods (menstrual realness is still very much a real issue) and lawsuits to vegan-food industry drama. So, seemingly no sphere was immune to controversial attention this year.