wellness

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We Can Talk About Being Too Thin; Why Can't We Talk About Being Too Fat?

As soon as we change the subject from thin to fat, we change the conversation from concern to hostility. Read...
joni edelman   |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
"We're happy to get that pesky ovarian cyst removed, and all for just 6,354 payments of $59.99!"

10 Easy Ways To Afford Health Care In America

In light of the news that the GOP’s Affordable Care Act replacement Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.14.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Image Credit: Michael Mroczek via Unsplash

I Got HPV Because I Couldn't Have The Vaccine

I got my first three-letter disease as a result of a sinus infection. There was no way to know. No way to prevent it. I got my second three-letter Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   02.28.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

The #OCDame: Productivity Anxiety Is Pretty Much The Worst

I have a lot of anxiety about not doing enough. Not doing enough at work, at school, around the house, to help save the world from the creeping Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.22.17   |   SHARE
Do you know how hard it was to find a picture for this that was not a blonde lady in full makeup staring pensively out a window?

The #OCDame: How To Change The World When You're Too Sick To Leave The House

Showing up to occupy physical space isn’t the only way to care about the world, so why do we seem to think it is? Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.15.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Humans are much more than opinions on a screen. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Annie Spratt)

'Do Not Let The World Make You Hard:' Timely Wisdom From Kurt Vonnegut

I have a quote on the home screen of my phone that I put up a year ago. I came across it on Instagram, where all good and terrible things scroll in Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.14.17   |   SHARE
Trending

The Obesity Code: Your Fat Is Not Your Fault.

Here’s the dilemma I find myself facing pretty much every time I think about fat/weight/diabetes/bullshit sold to us by the media/mostly Weight Read...
joni edelman   |   02.13.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Eating well? Yeah. Sometimes, I hate it.

I Don't Like Self-Care. Nope.

Can we talk about self-care for a hot minute? I kind of hate it. I know. I'm not supposed to hate it, but I do. I hate drinking my water, I hate Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.8.17   |   SHARE
Minds