Jess Billcheck

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Why Conflict Is Healthy for Relationships

This past weekend, my partner and I flew across the country to go house hunting. This is a recipe for disaster, as evidenced by entire cable networks …

Relationships

The Scorched-Earth Acne Solution

Isotretinoin, better known as Accutane, is the acne drug of last resort. It let me shed my skin—literally—for the price of some gnarly side effects.<p>For years, the cabinet underneath my bathroom sink was a graveyard of skin-care products, filled with the ghosts of face soaps, washes, toners, and …

Skin Care

How a High-Tech Tattoo Artist Is Taking His Industry Digital

The Raw Canvas is not your typical tattoo parlor, and Justin Nordine is no typical tattoo artist.<p>When Nordine, 36, left his successful career as a painter to open a tattoo studio in 2008, his friends and colleagues thought he was crazy. He left a master's program in art education and instead …

Body Art

5 Life-Changing Realizations About Fear and Anxiety

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” – Isabel Allende</b><p>I was lying on the sofa in my tiny flat in …

Mind

The Unexpected Drawbacks To Positive Thinking

One psychologist explains why you “can’t expect people to change their mind-sets the way they change their underwear.”<p>What could possibly be bad about “staying hopeful” or wrong about trying to “think positively”? Coaches and experts routinely say that fixing our mind-sets can help us fix most of …

Fake News

2 Awesome Mac bundles: $20 each, 60 apps, choose wisely! (PDF Expert, RapidWeaver, Crossover, more)

There are still two weeks to go until Black Friday, but 9to5Toys Specials is already offering some amazing deals. Today, we’re highlighting the Black Friday Mac Bundle 2.0, featuring nine apps worth nearly $380 altogether. For a limited time pick up these nine utility Mac apps for just <b>$20</b>:<p><b>PDF</b> …

15 Foods That Don't Expire For Years

Get this: Up to 40 percent of safe-to-eat food produced in America never makes it to people’s plates. Not only does that equate to 70 million tons of …

Nutrition

12 Whole-Food Swaps Under $10 That Make Clean Eating Easier Than You'd Expect

Eating better isn’t about cutting out entire food groups, eating low-fat everything, or guzzling juices or shakes. Deprivation diets are no way to …