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.
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What It's Like to Live With Herpes
How a Terrible Tragedy Saved Me From Being a Terrible Person
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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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I Was Hit by a Cab and Told I May Never Walk Again. Now I'm a Triathlete

"Once you’ve been in the position of can’t, you’re grateful for every day that you can."
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Why I Started Eating Meat After 21 Years as a Vegetarian

It was a challenge both physically and emotionally, but here's how (and why) I made the transition.
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I'm Actually Not OK

The exhausting part was fooling others—and myself—into thinking I was.
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The Most Important Lesson Depression Taught Me

"I let go of pleasing anyone, impressing men, and sticking to an image of strength."
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Domestic Violence Doesn't Always Look Like It Does in the Movies. I Would Know

Here's what one writer and mental health counselor wants you to learn from her experience.
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The 7 Most Important Things True Friends Do

Here’s how to tell if you’ve found a keeper.
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How Shame Over My Psoriasis Led to a Body I’m Proud Of

It's about learning to control the things you can to overcome the things you cannot.

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