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Yeah, that's right: eat your feelings. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Eat Your Feelings: 7 Foods To Help You Cope With Stress

We are in the midst of buying a house. It's hectic, it's stressful, and because we can't spend half a million dollars on a home, we have to buy a Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.27.16   |   SHARE
Bodies

Aunt Ginger: A Reminder To Unplug During The Election

This week Aunt Ginger reminds us that's it ok to unplug. Especially during this horrible election cycle.  Read...
Kevin Nordstrom    |   10.18.16   |   SHARE
Bills aren't always the most important thing (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

I Quit My Job, I'm $40K In Debt, And I Couldn't Be Happier

The morning dread. The withdrawal from co-workers and loved ones. The point is: my job was no longer working for me. And it was time, debt or no debt Read...
Katie Medlock    |   09.30.16   |   SHARE
BodiesMinds
Unlike my childhood, near-daily exposure to fatphobia is not safely in my rearview mirror. That makes healing all the harder. Image: author.

Take The Cake: Fatphobia Gave Me PTSD

I think a lot of us are probably walking around with mild PTSD, anxiously calculating risk and making plans about what and who to avoid.... Even Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.11.16   |   SHARE
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Still figuring out what his triggers are, I’ve started to anticipate some things that will set him off and strive to prevent them. Image: Meredith Mortensen.

My Son Is Gripped With Anxiety — And He's Not Even 2

Kids are puzzles. My son is a 1,000 piece one. This wasn’t the first time my young son, not yet two, had experienced a bizarre, heightened amount of Read...
Meredith Mortensen of Babble    |   07.19.16   |   SHARE
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 I yearn for intimacy. Image: Thinkstock.

Sex And Intimacy Are Not The Same Thing

Sex is an activity. It’s something we can choose to do or not do — and the passion, the love, the intimacy, those are all different qualities we can Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   07.15.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
I had to find a way to be the mother I wanted to be without paying such a huge price. Image: Jo Abi.

I Realized That Empathizing With Your Children Is Horrible For Your Health

I was paying a price for how I was parenting my children. Even before this study was released — confirming that more empathetic parents can suffer Read...
Jo Abi of Mamamia    |   07.14.16   |   SHARE
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It can be hard to understand how to support people in general, let alone those who seem to be struggling. Image: Thinkstock.

Tough Love: Not Always A Great Way To Help People Succeed

Some people will need more scaffolding to tackle their problems. Others, like some plants, are best left mostly alone and will eventually flourish on Read...
Denarii Monroe    |   07.4.16   |   SHARE
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