Health & Wellness Month

This Spa's Hot Chocolate Treatments Are Made For A Date With Your SO

By Marisa Casciano
Some couples love to spice things up for Valentine's Day. They might dress up and check out a lively new restaurant in the city, or cover their couch in roses and get their "Netflix and chill" on. Other couples may check into luxurious spas for…

How To Handle Birth Control Emergencies On Campus & Still Act Chill

By Iman Hariri-Kia
You slept through your alarm and barely planted your butt in a seat by the start of 9 a.m. econ class. You pulled a four-hour shift at the university library’s checkout desk before running across campus to meet up with your intramural soccer team.…

6 Crystals To Keep Close After A Breakup For Good Juju

By Griffin Wynne
An Adele song plays as you archive all the pictures of you and your ex and change all the captions that mentioned them. Your freezer is stocked with all your favorite ice cream flavors, and your whole apartment smells like sage. You didn't think it…

This Is What It’s Like To Be Burned Out By The Time You’re 23

By Lilli Petersen
Krystal has been working full-time for less than two years, but she already knows how burnout feels. Her hands clench into claws and she gestures toward her neck as she describes the sensation. “Like a straitjacket,” the 23-year-old says. “I just……

Here's The Inspirational Quote You Need After A Breakup, Based On Your Sign

By Corinne Sullivan
Inspirational quotes are like memes — too many people share them in their Insta Story, and if you can't relate to them, they're just annoying. What may inspire one person may inspire nothing in another person, and while some people require tough…

9 Self-Care Routines That Build Confidence After A Breakup

By Corinne Sullivan
Here is the sage advice I have to offer to anyone going through a breakup: Woo girl, need to kick off your shoes. Got to take a deep breath, time to focus on you. (OK, fine, that advice actually came from Lizzo. But it doesn't make it any less…

10 Mantras To Recite If You're Newly Single & Doing You In 2020

By Corinne Sullivan
There's no better time to embrace a new relationship status than at the beginning of a new decade. Hindsight may be 20/20, but if you're fresh out of a relationship, 2020 shouldn't be spent dwelling on the past. And though you may be tempted to get…

10 Underrated Changes To Make In 2020 That'll Seriously Upgrade Life

By Marisa Casciano
The anticipation for the new year is real. And if you're counting down the days until it begins, too, then you likely have big goals and dreams on your mind. You may have a ton of passion, motivation, and energy, or detailed plans and resolutions…

Help, My Spotify Best Of The Decade Makes Me Nostalgic For My Ex

By Iman Hariri-Kia
Today, in unsurprising news, my phone informed me that my Spotify "Best of the Decade" artist was Lana Del Rey. This was in no way shocking intel — I've been following Lana Del Rey since the turn of the decade, back when she was going by her legal…

1 In 3 Men Think Plan B Is An Abortion Pill, But FYI, They're Wrong

By Rebecca Strong
Whether or not you’ve gone to your local pharmacy to pick up the morning-after pill, just knowing it’s there can provide a certain amount of reassurance. This form of emergency contraception is a viable option if you've had unprotected sex or are…

12 Self-Care Gifts That'll Make Winter Workouts Less Frightful, More Delightful

By Kaitlin Cubria and Alexa Mellardo
Getting into the groove of a workout routine in the thick of winter doesn’t have to be a struggle. Although the weather outside may make you want to stay curled up in bed, with feel-good workout apparel, the proper gym bag accessories, and a…

Laverne Cox Wants You To Talk About Your Sex Life

By Iman Hariri-Kia
The first time Laverne Cox became aware of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), she was 10 and living in Alabama. A female friend of her mother's was dying from HIV, but she was just a kid who had barely begun…

5 Weird Bodily Sensations You May Experience During A Workout

By Imani Brammer and Alexa Mellardo
Have you ever found yourself experiencing weird sensations all over your body during a workout? Aside from the usual burn of an intense gym session, you might notice your thighs have started to itch, you're not breathing normally, and you suddenly…

This Is How You're Actually Supposed To Clean Your Vagina

By Imani Brammer and Alexa Mellardo
When it comes to potential unfamiliar odors, extra moisture, and other issues that may occur in the vaginal area, it’s better to get answers on what’s going on sooner rather than later. As with anything else, there’s so much information out there…

The Science Of Your Vagina: How To Change What It Tastes Like Down There

By Gigi Engle and Kaitlin Cubria
As we all saw on that now-infamous episode of Kourtney & Kim Take Miami, the taste of your vaginal area varies, depending on who you ask. In a Reddit thread on how someone would describe what a vagina tastes like, answers ranged from a “ripe tomato”…

5 Things You Should Know About Drinking While You're On Your Period

By Imani Brammer
Listen, if you get periods, you don't need me to tell you how not-fun they can be to deal with. But there are certain things you might be putting in your body during that time of the month that will actually only make your symptoms even worse. And,…

5 Things You Do Every Day That Could Actually Mean You're Psychic

By Rosey Baker
We all have a sixth sense – it’s something within you that tells you when danger is lurking, specifically when there's someone or something around you know you shouldn't trust. Whether it's a new type of feeling or a general sense of "knowing"…

25 Captions For Workout Pics & Being A #Boss In The Studio

By Marisa Casciano
Sometimes when you're at the gym or stretching on your pilates mat at home, you may decide to pull out your camera. You might snap a few selfies in the mirror where the weights are lined up, or take a picture of your cool sneakers while you wait to…

This Is The Best Time Of Day To Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

By Julia Guerra and Kaitlin Cubria
Personally, I've always loved waking up in the morning to a large, steaming cup of peppermint tea. The warm brew feels gentle on my digestive system, and it prepares my body for the day. In recent years, though, I’ve heard of people tossing back…

Why You Dream About Your Ex Even Though You're Over Them

By Leigh Weingus and Kaitlin Cubria
We've all been there. I've definitely been there. My alarm goes off, my eyes shoot open, and I shift to my side to see who's sleeping next to me. It's my significant other, the person I've been head over heels in love with for a year now. All is…