Bethany Nicholls

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Literally Just 21 Things On Pinterest Every Parent Will Want To Pin

Straight from Pinterest's popular feed.

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Nashville star Will Chase to play Shakespeare in Something Rotten!

There are technically two new Wills in town.<p>Will Chase, whom fans of <i>Nashville</i> will know as country mega-star Luke Wheeler, is returning to his …

Depressed Teen's Struggle To Find Mental Health Care In Rural California

There's a hot pink suitcase on the floor of Shariah Vroman-Nagy's bedroom. The 18-year-old is packing for a trip to Disneyland, one of several she takes with her family every year.<p>"Let's see, I need a hairbrush," she says, moving past the collection of Mickey Mouse ears on her dresser and glancing …

Mental Health

7 relatable fitness bloggers who will build you up

It's intimidating to step into the world of fitness blogs. There don't seem to be many bloggers who represent the majority of us: beginners, perhaps …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

Pregnant moms obsessed with diet and exercise can face serious health risks

The moment Christie Maruka, 46, found out she was pregnant, she came up with a plan to eat healthy foods and exercise so she wouldn’t gain too much weight.<p>Like many other health-conscious women, Maruka, who lives in Wall, New Jersey, worried about developing gestational diabetes and other pregnancy …

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Five atheists who lost faith in atheism

Atheism is cool. At least, that's the popular perception of a worldview that's enjoyed a rebrand and a renaissance in the last couple of decades. …

Faith

Fish oil helps minimize disorders for those at risk of schizophrenia, study finds

As long as seven years after getting a 12-week course of Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, new research has found that young people at very high risk of developing schizophrenia were much less likely than those who did not get the supplements to develop full-blown psychosis, or to manifest a range of …

Mental Health

24 Beautiful Tattoos Inspired By Mental Illness

Body art as recovery.

Mental Health

The Hardest CrossFit Workout

The podium athletes didn’t take turns explaining their individual struggles. The answer was quick and unanimous: “Murph,” all three competitors—Ben Smith, Mat Fraser, and Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson—said with a cringe followed by a knowing laugh.<p>Murph only requires a 20-pound weight vest. But it’s …

43 Ways To Get In Shape Without Ruining Your Life

Inspiring tips on getting healthier (that won't make you feel bad about yourself).<p><b>The best advice I've ever received about losing weight is to EAT</b>. I used to feel like I had to skip meals to lose weight.<p>—Rebekah Marie Byrd (Facebook)<p>It's not the calories in food you should be worrying about, <b>I would</b> …

Fitness

When It Comes To Learning For The Deaf, 'It's A 3-D Language'

In a small, sparse makeshift lab, Melissa Malzkuhn practices her range of motion in a black, full-body unitard dotted with light-reflecting nodes. She's strapped on a motion capture, or mocap, suit. Infrared cameras that line the room will capture her movement and translate it into a 3-D character, …

Language

15 Things the Very Married Have That You Probably Don't

"I thought people treating each other badly is the way life is," said Rhonda as I watched her leg nervously shaking during her marriage therapy appointment, motioning toward husband, Jose. "Growing up, dating, and now being married, ugliness is all I've known. My parents were always screaming. I …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

Mouth-watering Mojito recipes for sunny days

From the classic Mojito to pimped-up versions with raspberries and rosewater, these cocktail recipes are an absolute treat<p>The Mojito is the classic Cuban cocktail, so it really should be made with Havana Club and drunk on a painted balcony under a sultry sky. But… we’re in the UK. So here are some …

If You're Renting, Here Are 17 Epic (And Non-Permanent) Ways To Make It Awesome

For the visually inclined among us, there are few things more exciting than decorating a new home. But when you're renting your space, it can be hard …

Home Decorating

What's The Most Heartbreaking Sentence In Fantasy Literature?

"Always."<p>Thumbnail image courtesy of Mary GrandPré/Scholastic.

How Your Brain Understands Visual Language

Or, “why email is still represented by an envelope.” Design professor Josiah Kahane explains.<p>Semioticians classify signs or sign systems in relation to the way they are transmitted. To illuminate one way semioticians look at things, let us peek at stage and film semiotics, which study the various …

34 Quick and Easy Veggie-Packed Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is often a sweet meal, with oatmeal, cereal, fruit smoothies, and Greek yogurt parfaits dominating our mornings. But the first meal of the …

People Who Suffer Depression And Anxiety After A Traumatic Brain Injury May Have Damaged White Matter

Over the past few years, it’s become widely known among the scientific community that traumatic brain injuries, or concussions as they’re more often …

9 Ice Cream Cupcake Recipes That Are Better Than A Whole Ice Cream Cake

Photo credit: How Sweet It Is, A Pumpkin & A Princess<p>Ice cream cakes, no matter how simple, have the ability to stir up lots of nostalgia. They're associated with birthdays, summer, and zero responsibilities -- a trifecta of the best things in life. There isn't much that can top the magic of an ice …

16 Crazy-Awesome Examples Of Eyeshadow Art

Proof that makeup is artistry.

Eye Makeup

5 Easy DIY Tips You Really Need To Try

A roundup of great DIY questions we've answered in recent editions of the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter.

Christmas

20 Breakfast Recipes To Take You Around The World

You might not have time to travel, but you should always have time for breakfast.

Breakfast

15 Little Things You Can Do Every Day that You Never Knew Could Make You Smarter

Do you want to become smarter? A little effort every day can make a real difference; check out 15 funny things everyone can do every day to get …