What exactly are intrusive thoughts? And how can this mental health buzzword—one often misused on TikTok—win over us?
10 Proven Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep
Getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done for a lot of us. Here are 10 proven tips that can help you fall (and stay) asleep.
Meal Prep Made Simple: 6 Easy Ways to Help Stick To Your Plan
Trying to go on a diet or bulk-up? Having trouble sticking to your meal prep plan? Here are 6 easy ways to help yourself stick to your meal prep plan.
What Is a ‘Situationship’ and How to Tell if You’re in One
A ‘situationship’ is an ironic term in modern dating. It’s a label for a relationship that doesn’t want to put a label on it. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.
TikTok’s Latest Self-Help Trend, Explained: What Is Lucky Girl Syndrome?
If you feel down on your luck as of late or, possibly, your whole life, fret not. TikTok’s self-help gurus are here to help.
Whitewashed DNA: Inclusivity Gaps and the Complicated Story of DNA Testing
As ancestry DNA tests like MyTrueAncestry or 23andMe gain in popularity, the gaps in their data and findings become increasingly more apparent for the people who have been missing from the research for decades.
It’s Time to Change the Way We Think About Food Advertisements
Every year, marketing forces define what foods are viewed as popular to children and adolescents without providing nutritional information. If the amount of unhealthy food advertisements to which children are exposed does not decrease, the percentage of childhood obesity will only go up.
What Disney Animated Films Teach Us About Intergenerational Trauma
Disney animated movies are hardly the place to go for therapy, but they could help your family begin to heal from intergenerational trauma.
5 Quirky Dog Behaviors New Pet Owners Can Decode
Dogs can be man’s weirdest best friend, but owners can decode their behaviors if they pay attention.
Reconnecting With Your Spiritual Side by Leaving Your Religion?: What Religious Deconstruction Is and What It’s Like According to People Who’ve Gone Through It
For some people, the way back into faith is moving away from it a little. Religious deconstruction lets people heal from religious trauma and reconsider what they really believe in.
Should You Cut Off Toxic Family Members, Friends, and Exes? — Experts and People Who’ve Gone No Contact Weigh In
Got toxic family members that disrespect you and don’t value you? Going no contact with them can be your first step towards a happier life.
Anti-abortion Lawmakers: Who, What, and Why?
After Roe v. Wade was overturned, many states began to push and in some cases, pass anti-abortion legislation. Who are these lawmakers and what do they believe in?
Skincare Tips for Men Who Don’t Give a Damn
When my girlfriend first introduced me to skincare, I was skeptical. But after almost five months of consistent skincare, I think I might even have better skin than her now.
3 Toxic Self-Care Habits to Leave Behind in 2022
Self-care has proven that it’s more than a trend — it’s a way of life. But some self-care habits do more harm than good, and it’s time to unlearn them.
2022 Wrapped: A Look Back on the Year’s Major News Highlights
Musk buys Twitter, FTX files for bankruptcy, Russia invades Ukraine, and people protest dictatorships. Let’s take a walk back through the biggest news highlights of 2022.
2022’s Biggest Discoveries and Innovations in Niche Fields According to Experts
2022 introduced several new discoveries ranging from AI-generated images to ChatGPT. This list of innovations sheds a light on niches with cool developments you haven’t heard of yet.