Christina Aylesworth

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A drone captured these shocking photos of inequality in South Africa

For nearly 50 years, systematic racial suppression and segregation gripped South Africa. While the tides turned in the early '90s and laws were overturned, apartheid had already seeped into the country architecture. Roads, rivers, and fields functioned as "buffer zones" to separate people by …

South Africa

A pioneering 19th-century abstract artist is brought back to life at the Courtauld

Georgiana Houghton’s intricate ‘Spirit Drawings’ were way ahead of their time – no wonder the Victorians didn’t get her<p>It is London in the summer of 1871. Queen Victoria has just opened the Royal Albert Hall in memory of her beloved husband; Lewis Carroll’s sequel to <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> has just …

Living with social anxiety disorder (and how it differs from shyness) - Health - ABC News

In her darkest days, when her social anxiety was at its worst, Liz Trillia was a prisoner in her own home.<p>She had become so afraid of meeting people, …

Depression

This 7-year-old graffiti artist is tagging up Brooklyn

Lola Glass may be small, but she leaves a big mark.<p>The 7-year-old, Brooklyn-based graffiti artist has splashed walls throughout Bushwick as well as …

25 Blissful Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety and Shyness with Kind Grit

You're reading 25 Blissful Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety and Shyness with Kind Grit, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Self-help

This Is What Your Man's Body Language Actually Means

It is very important to overanalyze everything he does.

Could the root cause of depression be in your gut—and not your brain?

By now, it shouldn’t be news to you that there’s a connection between the gut and the brain—doctors and nutritionists will both back this up. But a …

What It Costs to Be "Too Gay" in Public

Dave Holmes on Orlando and the way we live now.<p>As the grim news continues to come in from Orlando, as the death toll continues to rise, and the lines at the blood banks continue to grow, and the thoughts and prayers begin to stack up, one ugly phrase clanks around in my head: "angry at two men …

LGBTQ

Don’t Let Madmen Like the Orlando Shooter Hijack Muhammad Ali’s Legacy

By the end of his life, Muhammad Ali had embraced Islamic beliefs that opposed everything the jihadis and Islamists represent.<p>LONDON — The terrible …

Religion

Celebrating the day when the love of an interracial couple conquered centuries of hate

The 49th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down laws banning interracial marriage is this weekend.<p>In 1958, when Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving wanted to marry, their union was illegal. Mildred was black and Native American, and her childhood sweetheart, Richard, …

Relationships

The Smell of Depression

It seems like I've divided my feelings into categories, the way that one might do with fragrance types: floral, citrus, earthy, smoky, gourmand, spicy.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>I decided last week that if I could find my signature scent I could stave off death. By death, I don't …

Beauty

Find Out What Job Best Matches Your Personality

Feeling the itch to change jobs, or even careers? Before you take the plunge, try this quiz to see which job best fits your personality.<p>Developed in …

What It's Like to Go on Antidepressants Before Puberty

A new study has found that most antidepressants don't work on teenagers.<p>When I was in elementary school, my two best friends were diagnosed with depression and given psychiatric drugs. They were both eight years old. At the time, I was weirdly jealous; I felt like they got more treats than me and …

Mental Health

The Secret To Fixing The Bad Habits You May Not Know You Have

Most of us don’t see the flaws in ourselves that other people do. Step one is finding out what you’re overlooking.<p>Most people are unaware of their bad habits. That’s normal. Psychologically, we’re inclined to think of ourselves in a more positive light than others tend to see us.<p>And it cuts both …

The Smell of Depression

It seems like I've divided my feelings into categories, the way that one might do with fragrance types: floral, citrus, earthy, smoky, gourmand, spicy.<p>I decided last week that if I could find my signature scent I could stave off death. By death, I don't mean the big one, but little daily deaths: …

Beauty