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Legalise prostitution? We are being asked to accept industrialised sexual exploitation

Author of Pimp State, Kat Banyard explains how researching her book revealed why we need to end the sex trade - and how to do it<p>Right now, a global push is under way for governments to not only tolerate but actively enable the sex trade. The call is clear: decriminalise brothel keepers, pimps and …

Slavery

25 Healthy Brunch Recipes That Won't Put You Back to Sleep

Breakfast

Move Over Regular Ice Cream, Because These 26 Non-Dairy Recipes Will Blow Your Mind

I scream, you scream, we all scream for nice cream.

5 foods you must include in your diet if you have imbalanced hormones

Your hormones are responsible for everything—from inner health to outer glow. When they’re balanced, you’re primarily in a good mood, have beautiful …

Wellness

Why We Hold Onto People Who Aren’t Good For Us

The last time I was dating someone over a long period of time, it took me a good number of months and a lot of self loving and strength to finally …

18 Unconventional ‘Romantic’ Movies For The Unromantic At Heart

What's with all these 'Happily Ever After' dramas?<p>Apart from being lauded as the leading producers of unachievable couple goals, they also happen to …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

​These 25 Moves Will Give You Rock-Hard Abs

What you truly need for a shredded core<p>When it comes to getting rock-hard abs, planks and crunches just won't cut it. The Anarchy Abs Workout, created by Andy Speer, is all about training your abs through various types of movement, guaranteed to challenge your core in ways you haven't experienced …

10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you’re …

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Breakfast

‘How I learned to live with multiple personalities’

Severe trauma can cause a unique kind of mental breakdown - dissociative identity disorder (DID), which creates multiple personalities. What is it like trying to live with this condition?<p>Until she was 40 years old, Melanie Goodwin had no memory of her life before the age of 16. Then, a family …

Psychology

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Self-help

Five Life Lessons People Often Learn Too Late

<i>What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …

A Simple Five Step Process for Achieving Daily Happiness

Happiness is a state of mind—one that doesn’t stick around for 24 hours a day. It comes and goes, always making you aware of its presence.

Happiness

A room-by-room guide to the crystals you need in your home

Crystals aren’t just a way to make your bedroom Instagram-level dreamy—some believe they’re also capable of transforming the energy and mood of your …

Spirituality

How to choose the best dating app for you

There are so many dating apps to choose from, how do you know which one to use? Here's a quick and dirty guide to the most popular ones.<p><i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>"There are plenty of fish in the …

This Man Hiked the Entire Route of the Keystone XL Pipeline

From Canada to Texas, Ken Ilgunas encountered environmental devastation, climate-change denial, and the kindness of strangers.<p>Within a week of his inauguration, President Trump signed an executive memorandum reviving the Keystone XL pipeline that President Obama had previously blocked. But Trump’s …

Environment

3 Tools to Create Social Media Visuals

Do you create custom images for social media? Looking for tools to streamline the design process? There are some new desktop design tools that make …

Infographics

3 Gut-Healthy Bowls For A Delicious Week

<i>We all know bowls are THE way to have a super-satisfying, healthy meal. These recipes will take your bowl game to the next level with totally unique</i> …

Recipes

7 Foods You Didn't Know Could Heal Your Gut

Your gut’s duties involve so much more than digesting breakfast, lunch, and dinner.<p>In fact, your gut—comprised of trillions of microorganisms like …

Wellness

How to Eat Breakfast Like a Wellness Blogger

Yes, Mason jars are a key ingredient<p>The food is vibrant, inviting, and lovingly presented, like it was prepared by a kindly innkeeper’s wife from a children’s book using freshly picked berries, and homegrown herbs she dried out herself. Sure, this fairy tale character is also armed with thousands …

Breakfast

What's your gut type? And why you should care

Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, once said that ‘all disease begins in the gut’. ‘So it makes sense, then, that healing begins there as well,’ says nutritionist Dr Josh Axe.<p>As author of the new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems</i>, he believes that …

Wellness

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Dec 19, 2016<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen …

Chia Seeds

The time has come to turn up the heat on those who are wrecking planet Earth

Break free and join the biggest global action against fossil fuel companies the world has ever seen<p>An interesting question is, what are you waiting for?<p>Global warming is the biggest problem we’ve ever faced as a civilisation — certainly you want to act to slow it down, but perhaps you’ve been …

Here's how 4 brilliant sci-fi authors see the end of the world

But I have to confess this to you: Sometimes, the exercise of disappearing into a fictional story about how our world might end is just pure fun for me. It lets me think about the hard realities likely headed our way from the comfortable remove of an imaginary story. From that perspective, the …

Books

It’s a “blow job” because it’s work: How guys push women to make oral sex as common as shaking hands

How oral sex became a teen’s workaround, a path to popularity — but rarely the road to reciprocated pleasure<p><b>Why Do You Think They Call It a Blow “Job”?</b><p>There has been a lot of anxiety over the past couple of decades about teens and oral sex. Much of it can be traced back to the late 1990s, to a <i>New</i> …

Inside the Secret Sisterhood of Women Who Worked at Playboy

"Whatever hostility was directed at Hefner, bunny ears and tails and all of that stuff, had absolutely zero impact on working there."<p>When asked, I will always tell people the best job I've ever had as a writer was working for <i>Playboy</i> magazine in 2008. At the time, I was just starting out as a online …

Feminism