Life

How I Learned To Take Up Space In A World That Tells Me I Shouldn't

As a plus size woman, I’ve always been acutely aware of the physical space I take up. I exist in a world that wasn’t made with people my size in mind. More broadly, in our culture, taking up as little space as possible is seen as expected and polite.…
By Minerva Siegel

6 Red Flags You're Too Busy & Need More Balance In Your Everyday Routine

Sometimes you don't realize you've been working nonstop until someone remarks about how tired you look or mentions how stressed out you've seemed lately. The red flags of being too busy can be obvious like that, or they can be way more subtle in the …
By Caroline Burke

How To Meditate While Walking, Because You Don't Actually Have To Just Sit Still

When someone tells you to meditate, what does that bring to mind? For me, it's first and foremost the rather cliché image of a person sitting on a round pillow with their legs crossed and their eyes closed, perfectly still. And, yes, I can certainly …
By Annakeara Stinson

These 5 Workouts Are Designed To Make Going About Your Day Easier

Whether you're a nanny who's constantly carrying around a baby, or you simply want to sit up straight at your desk without feeling like you're going to fall asleep, everyday activities require a strong body that's able to meet the requirements your p…
By Georgina Berbari

People Who Live Out Of Their Suitcase In Their 20s Have These 12 Things In Common

If your schedule is oh-so-crazy, or you're just a 20-something who loves being on the move, then you know what it's like to live out of your suitcase. The summer in college that I had my internship, I was packing my bags two to three times a week to …
By Marisa Casciano

9 Benefits Of Having "Your People" To Go Through Life With & Not Just Your Person

Making friends should never be a competition with the next person. But, if you're a member of a close-knit group of people that's embedded with loyalty, trust, and ride or dies, you aren't overlooking your blessing in disguise. You might think having…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

5 Breathing Techniques That Help You Sleep When It Feels Like Nothing Else Will

There aren't many things that get me all that angry; honestly, I consider myself a pretty chill person. But, being exhausted after a long, busy day and curling up under my covers, only to realize that I can't fall asleep for the life of me... that ge…
By Georgina Berbari

The One Thing You Can't Put Up With In A Friendship, According To Your Zodiac Sign

The vast majority of us have had the wonderful experience of losing a friend. And by wonderful, I mean the worst pain imaginable — far worse than a break up with a romantic partner could honestly ever be. But sometimes life just doesn't work out the …
By Roya Backlund

This Is What Helps You Live Longer & Live Better, According To A New Study

Nowadays, living a long life isn't unheard of. But there are some people who live extraordinarily long lives. Everyone knows that spry 90-year-old person who still plays tennis and seems even more active than their grandkids, and for a long time, peo…
By Caroline Burke

Olympian Mirai Nagasu Got Real About Competing On Her Period & I'm Team Women

I’m sure you’ve seen many a tampon commercial in which women stick to their regimen of running 5 miles or making it through a Zumba class with ease because they swear their tampons are barely there. I was always skeptical of these female athletes bec…
By Julia Guerra

7 Cool Walls In Los Angeles To Take Pics In Front Of, If Your Insta Needs Inspo

It doesn't get much cooler than this. Los Angeles is known as the City of Angels , and it's oh-so-filled with creative people and places that are waiting for you. When I think of California, I tend to picture lots of sun and surf, maybe some skateboa…
By Marisa Casciano

The Best '90s Shows On Netflix To Watch With Your Sis, Because The Nostalgia's Real

Watching TV on the couch with your sister when you were younger is one of those keepsake memories you most likely revisit now that you're older. The shows you watched together mentally transported you to exhilarating adventures and exciting stories y…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

Snack On These 7 Foods When You Have A UTI To Help Relieve Some Of The Pain

I’m just going to lay it out for you guys: I had the worst UTI last fall and would never, ever wish that pain on my worst enemies. If you’ve gone through life thus far entirely unscathed by urinary infections, consider yourself lucky to have been ble…
By Julia Guerra

How Music Affects Your Workout, Because There Really Is A Science To Picking A Playlist

Have you ever been aggressively pumped to get in your workout solely because you'd put together a kick-ass playlist that you knew was going to make the entire sweat sesh beyond incredible? Honestly, I can't remember the last time I hit up the gym wit…
By Georgina Berbari

These 9 ASMR Videos Can Help You Fall Asleep & Experts Explain Why It Works So Well

The ways in which people fall asleep are just as personal — and strategic — as the clothes we choose to snuggle under the covers in. Take me, for example: I can’t doze off unless I’ve read a few pages in a book (a real, hard copy BTW - I don’t do th…
By Julia Guerra

23 Instagram Captions For Every Flower Child's Sunflower Field Snaps

Winter is inevitably coming to an end, thank goodness. Spring is right around the corner, and summer will be here before we even know it. The warm weather is all about embracing the sunshine and wearing sundresses that have been waiting to make their…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

6 Job Interview Red Flags To Look Out For, According To Experts

Looking for a job can be a daunting process, to say the least. And for the most part, when you're looking for new employment or headed to an interview, you are thinking about what you can bring to the table. While you think it's all about what you sa…
By Annakeara Stinson

How You Solve Problems In Life, According To Your Pallas Sign

Everyone has their own unique way of navigating bumps in the road. Some of us might approach an issue with caution, holding back until we're absolutely sure of the decision we're about to make. Others might prefer to charge right into the problem and…
By Roya Backlund

14 GIFs From 'The Office' That Totally Describe Your Work Week

Is it the weekend yet? The work week can be totally draining sometimes. If you've made your passion into your paycheck, you might not mind it so much. But, if you aren't quite following your dreams just yet, you know that Mondays are still the absolu…
By Marisa Casciano

What Your Pallas Sign Reveals About How You Turn Ideas Into Action

Most of us look to our birth charts to dissect our emotional epicenters, to understand our capacity to love and be loved, and to reveal our natural born talents. But I bet you didn't know that astrology can say a lot about how intelligent you are, di…
By Roya Backlund

13 Absurdly Sweet Pics Of Husky Pups That'll Make You Want To Cuddle Them So Badly

Looking into the eyes of any fur baby will instantly make you go all mushy. They always have this look of love in their eyes. Plus, they're so flippin' adorable, you just can't get over feeling all the things. But huskies are another category of cute…
By Alani Vargas