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How Eating Like Crap for 5 Months Gave Me a New Outlook on What Healthy Is
How a Sexual Assault Robbed Me of My Best Friend

How a Sexual Assault Robbed Me of My Best Friend

"I would always be the one who let a rapist into our home."
How I Found Out My Father Was Convicted of Sexual Assault
I Will Never Look Like Kate Bosworth in “Blue Crush”

I Will Never Look Like Kate Bosworth in “Blue Crush”

If Kate Bosworth’s surfer girl body was "real," why couldn't I look like her?
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I Can't Stop Pulling Out My Eyelashes (It's a Thing)

"I used to tell myself, 'By the time I graduate college, I’ll stop.'"
I Thought I Knew a Lot About Health. Then I Did the Whole30

I Thought I Knew a Lot About Health. Then I Did the Whole30

These 7 surprising takeaways changed the way I look at food—for good.
I Went From Raw to Junk Food Vegan—Here's What Really Works

I Went From Raw to Junk Food Vegan—Here's What Really Works

Just because a food is vegan doesn’t inherently mean it’s healthy.
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How to Deal When the Holidays Aren't Exactly Happy

Whether you're riding solo or dealing with family drama, these six strategies will help you cope.
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Why Eating a High-Fat Diet Isn't for Me

Why Eating a High-Fat Diet Isn't for Me

It promises a six-pack, but I'm still waiting.
Why You Should Totally Attend Your High School Reunion

Why You Should Totally Attend Your High School Reunion

It's not to be reminded of that haircut.
I Made Myself Work Out Shirtless, and Maybe You Should Too

I Made Myself Work Out Shirtless, and Maybe You Should Too

"I stopped berating myself for forgetting the skinny arm pose in photos."
When You Should Cut a Toxic Parent Out of Your Life

When You Should Cut a Toxic Parent Out of Your Life

You don't need anyone's approval to set the boundaries you need.
I Chose Not to Have Kids. Here's How I Made My Decision
My Life As a Teen Mom Doesn't Look the Way You’d Think

My Life As a Teen Mom Doesn't Look the Way You’d Think

I refuse to believe that I can't have a beautiful future simply because I’m a teen mom.
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What I Wish I'd Known Before Hopping on the Long-Distance Running Bandwagon

Crossing the finish line of my first 13.1? I'd buy that feeling in bulk.
I Hate My Body and Think I Always Will

I Hate My Body and Think I Always Will

The message of body hatred gets out early and only gets harder to overcome the older you get.
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Exercise Can Help Where You Least Expect—Including With a Speech Impediment

It isn't the cure to all of life's problems, but it's close.
The Crazy-Interesting Stuff No One Tells You About Weed

How Weed Helped Me Get in the Best Shape of My Life

Not all stoners are couch potatoes.
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I Used to Hate Working Out, but Here’s What Made Me Fall in Love With Exercise

"At first I was afraid, but then I just decided I was a mermaid, and I could do this."
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An Ode to Ranch: How I Fell in Love With America’s Condiment
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An Ode to Ranch: How I Fell in Love With America’s Condiment

You either love it or hate it.
Women In Locker Room
love yourself, but not too much
What It's Like to Live With Herpes

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