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14 Awesome Life Milestones People Don't Celebrate, but Should
Cheers to you.
What I Wish I Had Known About Being an Out-of-Shape 29-Year-Old
"I own exactly one real sports bra, two pairs of athletic shorts, and one pair of expensive sneakers...
What It Finally Took to Stop Destroying My Skin
"I'd end up squeezing until the pus had long gone and my face was a bloody mess."
The 5 Things I Realized About Myself When I Gave Up Online Dating for 40 Days
An online-dating addict reveals what she learned after pulling the plug.
How My Mom’s Tough Love About My Body Shaped Basically Everything
"I wouldn’t be me without having gone through this."
What It's Really Like to Live With the STD Everyone Jokes About
"I was sure it was somehow my fault."
Depression Messed With My Sex Life, and Here's Exactly What I Did About It
Taking meds for depression doesn't mean you can't have a fire sex life. Here's what worked for me.
Working at a Health and Fitness Company Actually Made Me Less Healthy
I learned there's so much more to getting fit than simply counting numbers.
When Having It All Includes an Anxiety Disorder
"I want to reassure at least a few of those millions of anxious people who are wondering what’s...
How a Terrible Tragedy Saved Me From Being a Terrible Person
Everything changed in an instant.
The Moment I Realized I Shouldn’t Have to Hide My Body to Protect Myself
After too many years of silence, I'm speaking up.
How Being a Photographer Helped Me Accept My Body, Flaws and All
"Here's what I've learned from being behind the camera."
13 Ways Non-Monogamy Has Made Me a Better Partner (and Person)
There's so much more to it than sleeping with other people.
What Dating a Sober Guy Taught Me About Myself
Alcohol didn't just dull my senses; it numbed any good sense I had.
The Unexpected Way My Job Helped Manage My Anxiety
This is a whole new take on "retail therapy."
Being in an Interracial Relationship Completely Changed the Way I Date
"I learned I need more than a man who's just 'OK' with my blackness."
I Looked Healthier Than Ever, but Inside, I Was Fighting to Feel Normal
"For months, I couldn’t escape the feeling of dread that followed me everywhere."
8 Freakouts It's Totally OK to Have in Your Early 20s
You're really not the only one.
I Work Out Because I’m Scared of Ending Up Like My Mother
Sure, I love running and CrossFit and eating healthy, but I'd be lying if I said my mom's obesity...
What European Women Get So Right About Food (and Life)
"We talk about how Italians carry themselves, and one bite at a time, we let go of our critical...
The Relationship Red Flag You're Not Paying Attention to (but Should)
Take it from someone who learned this important lesson far too late.
Open-Heart Surgery Totally Changed My Body—and How I Feel About It
The experience changed my life, but I never imagined it would also change how I feel in a swimsuit.
What It's Like Being the Fat Girl in Yoga Class
If one more stranger high-fives me after class, I just might lose my sh*t.
More Lingerie Ads Show Women of All Shapes and Sizes, But Where Are the Black Bodies Like Mine?
One writer sought answers as to why her brand of beauty wasn't represented.
Why Quitting Running Was the Best Thing for My Health
I started running for my well-being, but when I stopped, I got into the best shape of my life.
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