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3 Things to Do When You're Not Seeing Results

3 Things to Do When You're Not Seeing Results

If you quit, sure, you’ll feel more comfortable—in the short term.
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Annoyed Woman

How to Break Up With a Friend (and Not Feel Guilty)

Follow these four steps to feel better about going your separate ways.
Trying Rock Climbing Made Me Stop "Doing It for the Insta"

Trying Rock Climbing Made Me Stop "Doing It for the Insta"

In real life, I question my worth—but you'll never see that on social.
People Doing Push-Ups
Woman Wearing Thinx Underwear

I Menstruate Like the Elevator in The Shining. Here's My Review of Thinx

I'm not throwing out my tampons, but I’ll be sending 144 fewer maxi pads to a landfill per year.
Is the Body-Positivity Movement Going Too Far?

Is the Body-Positivity Movement Going Too Far?

Yes. No. You just can’t win, honestly.
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.
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A Crazy-Simple Way to Make Your To-Do List More Fun

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.
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."
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 I Found Out My Father Was Convicted of Sexual Assault
A Guide to Therapies That Can Heal Sexual Trauma
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.

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