Katie Bee

10 Added | 1 Magazine | @KatieBee2018 | I am a sister, a writer, a reader, and a plant mom. I love poetry, lizards, my siblings, and looking at the stars. Even though I have five siblings in different places with different parents, one of the most important things to me is that they all feel loved and accepted and that they know I'm there for them. I believe in accepting yourself, including all of your illnesses and "silly" interests. 

Road Trip Essentials: A Step By Step Guide

<b>Planning on hitting the road on an adventure? Read this road trip essentials and road trip packing list guide to help you plan the perfect trip.</b> Is …

Road Trips

Designer Zuhair Murad criticised for cultural appropriation

Fashion designer Zuhair Murad has been criticised for cultural appropriation during the catwalk for his spring/summer 2018 collection.<p>Models were …

Native Americans

Beauty campaigns can’t well and truly ever be empowering

opinion<p>Oh good, another new advert that boats diversity and inclusivity has just surfaced.<p>Women of all ages and sizes stripping down, embracing each …

Feminism

Donald Trump Says He Has ‘Tremendous Respect For Women’ But Wouldn’t Call Himself A Feminist

Donald Trump says he isn’t a feminist but insists he has “tremendous respect” for women.<p>While in Davos for the World Economic Forum, Trump sat down …

Donald Trump

8 Reasons Playing With Children Is Great For Adults And Kids

We’re talking imaginary dragons and playing house.<p>As a parent, it can often feel as if suggestions for how to enrich your child’s life always seem to …

Kids

Someone Just Perfectly Explained Why Depression Makes People So Tired, And More People Need To See It

Over time, depression and other mental disorders evolve camouflage so strong, they become almost invisible to the public. Almost. There are still a …

Mental Health

How much time OCD rituals take out of my day-to-day life

OCD takes up around fourteen hours of my week every single week.<p>It sounds excessive – and it is – but it’s true. I worked it out.<p>Every time I wash my …

Mental Health

Can Solitude Make You More Creative?

You may eagerly anticipate spending time with friends and family. But you may also dread the obligation to do so, preferring to be alone.<p>New research …

Psychology

Why 'difficult' relatives are actually good for you

Raise your hand if there's a female family member who fits the bill.<p>You're 37 and single.<p>You know this, of course, yet there's always that one person …

UC Berkeley

Why we all should be spending more time alone

Spending 15 minutes alone could help you tone down the intensity of emotions like anger and nervousness, according to a new set of studies published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin<i>.</i> The downside? It could also exacerbate feelings of loneliness.<p>Thuy-vy Nguyen, a doctoral student at …

Psychology