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I Went On A Staycation For My Anxiety & This Is How It Worked

One of the toughest things to do in New York City is to slow down. As of late, I’ve been going a hundred miles per hour with work, life, and everything else in between. One thing that did help me get back to center was a staycation. The term is tosse…
By Ezinne Mgbeahuruike

Why It's OK If You Don't Enjoy Self-Pleasure

First of all, let me put it out there that I’m an avid masturbator. I’ve been masturbating since I was 11, and I don’t think I’ve ever gone a week without it. But even I can’t get behind a recent trend I’ve seen among sex-positive feminists: telling …
By Suzannah Weiss

This Study Says More Than One In 4 Youths In California Identify As Non-Gender Conforming

Americans have slowly but surely been starting to embrace the concept of gender nonconformity over the last few years. And it appears the next generation will be even more inclusive, with a new study finding 27 percent of young people in California d…
By Rebecca Fishbein

This Is The Busiest Day of The Year For Online Dating, So Here's How To Get More Dates

As 2017 comes to an end and we look toward 2018, hoping that it will be better, many people may be examining their relationship. Or, if they're not in a relationship, they might be thinking about what their relationship status goals will be for the N…
By Amanda Chatel

Booking A Trip For The Royal Wedding From The U.S. Is A LOT Cheaper Than You Think

One of the few fun things about being an American in 2017 is that, given the time difference, we end up waking up to whatever good news Kensington Palace decides to drop on Twitter. This morning was an announcement that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle…
By Emma Lord

This Is Why You Can’t Poop When You’re On Vacation

When you leave for a vacation, you're looking forward to a chance to unwind and relax. But if you have trouble pooping away from home, vacation can be a pretty stressful experience. If you're able to use the bathroom regardless of where you are, you'…
By Ayana Lage

This Is How Much More Wine We Drink Now Than In The 1700s

The holiday season is usually known as a time of indulgence and, for people who drink alcohol, it's likely that a good glass of wine will be everpresent during the next few weeks. But wine consumption is tied to something interesting, as a new study …
By JR Thorpe

Facebook’s New Snooze Button Lets You Temporarily Unfollow People On Your News Feed — Finally

Even with all of its positive qualities (and I really believe there are many of them), Facebook is undoubtedly a land ruled by overwhelm. At any given moment, you can scroll through your News Feed and find yourself hit with a deluge of baby photos, p…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

5 Zodiac Sign Pairings That Most Satisfy Each Other Emotionally

When it comes to romantic relationships, a big trait you may seek is someone who's emotionally available. And luckily, astrology can help out with that since there are certain astrological signs you're more compatible with than others . Of course, yo…
By Natalia Lusinski

Here’s An Eggnog Recipe For Your Holidays That Won’t Make You Go, “Ew, Eggnog”

Now that the holiday season is officially in full swing, it seems like everyone is revisiting their former obsessions with flavors like gingerbread and peppermint. But what happens when you are all about eggnog, a strange yet delicious beverage? Many…
By Kirsten Nunez

9 Surprising Mistakes You May Be Making That Cause Your Partner Not To Open Up

A healthy relationship involves openness and honesty, but if you feel like your partner is holding back, it's important to take a step back and analyze if you're making them feel comfortable enough in the relationship. There are a number of surprisin…
By Carina Wolff

16 Strange New Year’s Superstitions That People Have Believed Through History

At the conclusion of every year, we look into the sunrise of a new one as an expansive canvas of opportunity. Yeah, but how can we ensure we'll acquire an abundance of ~luck~? Well, there are a number of New Year's superstitions that people have beli…
By Brittany Bennett

This Is How You Should Be Spending NYE, Based On Your Sign

Psst, I have good news. Mercury Retrograde will end just in time for New Year's Eve, which means you won't have to carry any bad mojo into 2018. If you're looking for a way to applaud putting 2017 behind you, the best way to celebrate New Year's Eve …
By Brandi Neal

11 Creepy Premonitions That Actually Came True

Have you ever had a premonition? A weird feeling that something was going to happen — and which, you may have discovered later, actually did happen? If yes, you aren’t alone; these 11 creepy premonitions that actually came true show that you’re in go…
By Lucia Peters

18 Actually Funny Caption Ideas For Your Inevitable New Year’s Day Instagram Post

While everyone else is busy obsessing over their New Year's resolutions and all of the things they wished they accomplished over the last year, you can be the one to have a bit of fun with it. Let's be real, on New Year's Day, you're likely tired, in…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

What You Need To Know About Biohacking, The Health Trend That’s Set To Take Over 2018

Food trends are pretty much a dime a dozen... of cronuts, of course. Yes, I know that cronuts aren't really a thing anymore, but that just proves my point! Our fascination jumps from things like cronuts to fairy bread to unicorn, well, anything — and…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

13 Last Minute NYE Party Ideas You Still Have Time To Plan

So, you weren't really planning on having a party this year, but New Year's Eve is fast approaching and you and your friends still don't have plans. And now, you're starting to think that hosting a party might be the only solution. You know you don't…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

I Went On A Staycation For My Anxiety & This Is How It Worked

One of the toughest things to do in New York City is to slow down. As of late, I’ve been going a hundred miles per hour with work, life, and everything else in between. One thing that did help me get back to center was a staycation. The term is tosse…
By Ezinne Mgbeahuruike

3 Foods You Should Steer Clear Of If You Have Chronic Fatigue — And 4 That Are Actually Good For You

Chronic illnesses take an enormous toll on our bodies over an extended period of time, making them some of the most insidious and damaging health issues we can face. And while chronic fatigue, to those who don't have it, may seem less serious than so…
By James Loke Hale

Women Get Less Credit For Speaking Up At Work Than Men, According To A New Study

Giving credit where credit is due is apparently easier said than done, especially when it comes to crediting women in the workplace. A new study out of the University of Delaware found that women get less credit than men at work, specifically when it…
By Mia Mercado

7 Subtle Signs Your Happiness Is Too Reliant On Your Partner, Even Though You Think You’re Independent

When you're in a relationship, it's totally normal and healthy for your partner to be a major source of joy and happiness in your life — but things cross the line into unhealthy territory if you depend on your partner for happiness. It might sound ro…
By Laken Howard