Wellness

Don’t Be Scared To Use The F-Word: Feminism

Hi, I’m Amy and I’m 21 years old. I’m British, a university graduate, and engaged.…

This Is Your Brain On Binge Drinking

I come from a university town that is literally at the bottom of the world,…

About That Time I Got Mad At A Women’s Vitamin Commercial

There’s a One A Day Women’s vitamin commercial airing on TV right now. It shows…

She’s Just Being Miley

I lost my mother at 14 years old, and as an older sister to a…

What Comes After Weight Loss?

At the start of this year, I was nudging up against the epidemic of our…

What “Semper Fidelis” Means To Me

If I told you that I have the words “Semper Fidelis” permanently tattooed on my…

My Niece, An Army Brat In The Making

Like many people, I come from a long line of veterans and I am proud…

Apps You Need In Your Life

I’ve recently reached that hallowed point we all aspire to in our smartphone life: The…

Ta-Ta-Today, Junior!—Growing Up With A Stutter

According to the speech therapist I visited in seventh grade, I stammered. My fellow peers…

Antidepressants: My Waterwings

2010 was the summer that dreams are made of. The days were long and bright,…

Asexual Dating in a Sexual World

By Courtney As an asexual who recently went on her first ever date, I can…

Genie In A Bottle? A Perspective On Diet Pills

Hey girls! Are you feeling (gasp) FAT? Maybe you’re five figures over the perfect poundage…

The Tide Of Thin May Be Turning: Curvy And Fit Are In

The ethereally skinny size zero model portrayed by Kate Moss and her kin is showing…

Six Ways To A Healthy Halloween

And… breathe. It’s October. Which means bikini season is no longer upon us and we…

Letting Go And Saying “Yes”

We all have the moments, times we should have kept our mouths shut, places we…

Making Peace With Imperfection

I would like to make a confession to you today, readers. I, Amy Longworth, am…

There’s No People Like Show People

The warmth of the lights, the soft hush of the audience as the orchestra begins…

Tick Tock Goes The Biological Clock

I somehow missed the gene that makes people think babies are cute. I hate to…

Man, I Don’t Feel Like A Woman: Being a Grown-Up With Small Boobs

When I was (fun fact) a sex-ed tutor, we used to play a game with…

mental illness
Becoming A Walking Mental Illness: Life Under A Psychiatric Diagnosis

I’ve worried more than the average bear ever since I can remember. When my Dad…