Self Care

07 Nov 2019

How to Keep Your Office Job from Killing You

Kate Harveston We all must work for the things we need and want to stay happy and healthy. Most of us, anyway. And for many employees, holding down a job means making your living in an office setting. Offices can be a gift and a curse. They’re usually climate-controlled and

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06 Nov 2019

There Was an Actual Pony on BART the Other Day!

Every kid at some point wants a pony. If they say they don’t, they’re lying to you — they’re pretty good at that. Most of us have a childhood memory of being propped up on a tiny equestrian that walks around in a circle while parents or grandparents snap pictures

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31 Oct 2019

Please Shut Up About Other People’s Body Positivity

by Laurie Riihimaki With this whole #BodyPositive Movement that’s sweeping all of our Insta and Twitter feeds everyone has something to say. And it usually isn’t very nice. Didn’t your mothers teach you to keep your mouths shut if you couldn’t say anything nice? Over our short time on this

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31 Oct 2019

Movember or Not, My Mustache Is Here to Stay

Not everyone grows a mustache specifically for Movember. A septuagenarian neighbor of mine recently sprouted one resembling Clark Gable’s tasteful, unobtrusive horizontal strip. When another friend of ours asked why, at this late stage in life, he decided to grow one, he replied, “I’ve been trying for about 10 years

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23 Oct 2019

Video Games for Your Vagina

So, I’m sitting on a hospital room floor last night visiting my uncle when my cousin suddenly says she’d seen an advertisement for a kegel exercise video game, one where you shoot asteroids by squeezing your vagina muscles. My mom and uncle thought the the concept was pretty great. I

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22 Oct 2019

America’s Re-Branding of an Addiction to Work

by Kate Brunotts Working 40 hours a week on its own is no longer enough. If you’re not juggling a full-time job, maintaining an impressive social schedule, and working on your side hustles in your fleeting spare time, you’re downright lazy in the eyes of America. Sure, ambition and hustle

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21 Oct 2019

5 of the Best Indoor Plants for Serial Plant Killers

Do you flee in terror if your cubicle mate asks you to watch over her prized orchids? Have you resigned yourself to decorating with plastic because you can’t stand watching another plant perish? Not everyone is born with a green thumb. However, you can develop yours by choosing the right

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14 Oct 2019

Love Isn’t Just a Feeling: It’s Literally a Drug

by Kate Brunotts With celebrity hookups breaking major headlines and the constant pressure to couple up and settle down, it’s hard to escape the crush culture. There’s no doubt about it; we are collectively obsessed with relationships and love, but our fascination may be more rooted in our biology than

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