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Six Self-Destructive Habits and How to Stop Them

Sarava Watson
in Culture

You will live a much happier and fuller life if you learn to break free from these self-destructive habits.

Top Slang of '17

Jus L'amore
in Humor

Whenever I imagine an older person trying to be cool I envision someone saying "yo yo yo" while they flail and cross their arms like a rapper from the 80's. Except instead of looking like a cool as hi...

Discovering Dysphoria

Cheeky Minx
in Culture

I started to appreciate my period as I grew more mature. It happened as a result of exploring alternative means of healing and meeting a bunch of pagans while I studied shamanism. The Wiccan women I e...

My 411 About Coming Off Mental Health Medications

Christina St-Jean
in Science

I started taking Effexor XR, aka venlaxafine, in the fall of 2010 after experiencing ongoing issues with what I now am able to recognize as anxiety. I was extremely functional, but my brain and my bod...

The Pill and the Polyp

Cheeky Minx
in Culture

This article isn't about sex. I know, I know. You're disappointed. Me too. But all the best writers say to write about what you know, and to this day, I know very little about sex. Not long after gett...

Swallowing the Spider to Catch the Fly

Daniel Blitch
in Science

From July 2015 to July 2016, I was part of a clinical trial for an antidepressant drug that is not yet on the market. I worked with a psychiatrist and a team of nurses to maintain dosing and monitor m...

Depression: What It Isn't

Claire Raymond
in Science

Depression is incredibly hard to describe, one of the reasons I think it is so difficult is because everyone's experience of depression is totally different. Being depressed means different things to ...

The (Non-)Choice of Addiction

Daniel Blitch
in Science

Imagine something you really like; I mean really, really like. Something you partake in very often because you enjoy it. It makes you feel good. It helps you relax. Have you thought of it? Okay, good....

Difference Between Natural and Synthetic Vitamins

Rowan Marley
in Science

Most health-conscious people out there make a point to look for food that delivers a powerful nutritional punch when they are trying to eat. Eating vitamin-rich foods means that our body has the goods...

Telling Someone About Your Depression

Claire Raymond
in Science

Telling someone that you are suffering with depression isn't easy, the judgmental stigma that is attached to mental health, coupled with people's misunderstandings can make talking about it seem like ...

Favorite Makeup Products by Ulta Beauty

Amanda Zylstra
in Beauty

I am a budget shopper, but also a lover of beauty products. I am always looking for ways to save money, but still, have high-quality products that I enjoy using and make me look great. As a long time ...