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7 Bad Skin Care Habits You Don't Realize You Have

7 Bad Skin Care Habits You Don't Realize You Have

We've all been guilty of No. 3 at some point.
The Secret to Staying Healthy (Even When You Don't Feel Like It)

The Secret to Staying Healthy (Even When You Don't Feel Like It)

Success happens when we're not in the mood to make a healthy choice but do anyway.
Woman Writing in Journal

How to Write a To-Do List That Won't Make You Want to Crawl Back in Bed

Ever look at your to-do list and just want to run and hide? You can change that.
What I Learned From Actually Practicing What I Preach

What I Learned From Actually Practicing What I Preach

Folks who give easily often struggle to take care of themselves.
When Motivation Fades, These 4 Strategies Will Keep You Going

When Motivation Fades, These 4 Strategies Will Keep You Going

If we wait for motivation to carry us through to our goals, we're going to be waiting a long time.
Here's Why the "Raw Water" Trend Is Dumb and Dangerous

Here's Why the "Raw Water" Trend Is Dumb and Dangerous

It's easy to mock hippies, but does raw water have a point? According to experts: hell, no.
How Friends and Family Can Support Survivors of Sexual Assault
Life After Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Stories, Strategies, and Resources Everyone Should Know

In the wake of sexual misconduct, how can we best support ourselves and each other?
Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor: Stories for Survivors of Sexual Misconduct

In this national conversation around sexual misconduct, survivors deserve our focus and attention.
67 Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors Who Aren't Sure Where to Turn

67 Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors Who Aren't Sure Where to Turn

Taking an active role in your recovery can be really empowering.
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."
A Guide to Therapies That Can Heal Sexual Trauma
How I Found Out My Father Was Convicted of Sexual Assault
Should You Name Your Abuser?
Strategies That Helped Me Build a Healthy Relationship After Sexual Assault

Building a Healthy Relationship After Sexual Assault

Sexual assault affects so much more than just our sex lives.
A Comic Explaining What Consent Does and Doesn’t Look Like

A Comic Explaining What Consent Does and Doesn’t Look Like

Consent is sexy, and that’s not just some throwaway catchphrase.
No, Triggers Aren't BS: Here's How They Work (and How to Avoid Triggering People)

No, Triggers Aren't BS: Here's How They Work (and How to Avoid Triggering People)

In many ways, being triggered is similar to mourning.
The author, Alexis, smiling for the camera in a black top and a baby pink motorcycle jakcet

Trauma Survivors Often Forget Important Details of Their Assaults. Here's Why

We can develop dissociative amnesia as a way of protecting ourselves.
Woman Staring

How to Stick to Commitments to Yourself When You're Tired and Stressed Out

Resolutions and promises for a fresh start sound great... until real life gets in the way.
The 3 Little Words That'll Turn Even The Worst Situation Into a Good Memory

The 3 Little Words That'll Turn Even The Worst Situation Into a Good Memory

What to say when you've ruined your car's engine block.
Worried Woman

3 Calming Questions to Ask Yourself When You're Feeling Worried or Anxious

We may think we feel safer when we’re anxious, but it’s just an illusion.
Screw the Scale: Why I Think the Term "Weight Loss" Needs to Die

Screw the Scale: Why I Think the Term "Weight Loss" Needs to Die

"Weight isn't a direct reflection of someone’s health and fitness levels."
Drinking Away Post-Workout Pain: Dumb and Dangerous or Backed by Science?

Drinking Away Post-Workout Pain: Dumb and Dangerous or Backed by Science?

There IS some evidence that booze seems to lessen pain...
12 Super-Achievable Ways to Unplug More This Year
Exactly What It Feels Like When You're Trying to Stick to a Resolution

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