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IQs Are Falling All Over The World — Could This Be Why?

With all of the improvements in education and technology, we must be getting smarter as a society, right? As it turns out, we might actually be …

Wellness

Just an Ordinary Pain: Living With Persistent Depressive Disorder

<i>Editor’s note: Until recently, mental health and illness were taboo subjects in the black community. But thanks to the efforts of those brave enough</i> …

Borderline Personality: 8 Confusing Symptoms That Leave Us Guessing

What do you think of when you hear the term “borderline?”<p>What do you think of the term borderline? For most people, borderline signifies split …

Daughters of Unloving Mothers: 7 Common Wounds

In the years since I researched and wrote <i>Mean Mothers</i>, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different; perhaps …

All you need to know about agitated depression

Depression is a persistent state of feeling hopeless, sad, or helpless. While there are some common symptoms associated with depression, people can …

How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America

“The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it."<p>Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines …

Retirement

Alyssa Milano’s Tweets To Matt Damon Spread An Important Message About Sexual Assault

Earlier in the week, actor Matt Damon's comments about Hollywood's sexual assault allegations caused quite a stir on social media. After the …

Women are sharing their own "Cat Person" stories on Reddit, and every man should read this thread

By now, you’ve probably heard of “Cat Person.” The fictional short story by Kristen Roupenian was featured in <i>The New Yorker</i>, and detailed a romantic …

The Sex Condition That Many Women Experience But No One Talks About

It's nearly 2018, yet there's still a stigma surrounding the topic of sexual and reproductive health. Sure, we're getting more comfortable talking …

What everybody got wrong about that viral video of a starving polar bear

It is likely one of the most widely viewed images that is going to emerge from Canada all year: An emaciated polar bear digging through garbage that …

Crossing the lines for a Borderline: A mental health journey

A happy child, a father’s princess got the shock of her life when her dad passed away, just a day after receiving her at the airport back from New …

Many different types of anxiety and depression exist, new study finds - Scope

Five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression have been identified by researchers …

Depression

The invisible struggle of living with quiet borderline personality disorder

I wake up every day feeling exhausted. I spend the next hour or so pushing myself into <i>life.</i> Then I mentalise tasks for the day, accomplishing at most half of them, on <i>good</i> days. Either my head is heavy and distressed or it dissociates and levitates, taking along my body. That is, focusing and …

Mental Health

Blood and fury: Menstrual activism sweeps the world

PARIS: The time for being coy about the time of the month may be over.<p>Women are starting to speak up about their periods in a wave of "menstrual …

Working Moms Have Been A 'Thing' Since Ancient History

Well, it looks like women have been balancing a full-time job and motherhood for thousands of years. All the while, they haven't gotten much credit for it.<p>By studying the bones of ancient women in Europe, archaeologists at the University of Cambridge have uncovered a hidden history of women's …

Modern Information Flow and Borderline Personality Disorder - We're Not Robots; We're Humans!

Facebook TwitterPinterestGoogle+RedditViberLinkedInWhatsApp<p><i>**The ideas contained in this post are the opinions of the writer and communicated without</i> …

My mother spent her life passing as white. Discovering her secret changed my view of race — and myself.

I’d never seen my mother so afraid.<p>“Promise me,” she pleaded, “you won’t tell anyone until after I die. How will I hold my head up with my …

Are Men Finally Realizing How Hard It Is To Be A Woman?

Simply existing as a woman can be dangerous, and men are finally taking note of that fact<p>Every woman knows the collective struggle we all face. We …

Is Vulvodynia The Reason Your Vagina Is Burning Like Crazy?

​Everything you need to know about the painful condition and how to treat it.<p>Pain during sex isn't uncommon. It can range from a bothersome twinge that throws off your groove, to a more intense condition that become totally debilitating. If you're dealing with below-the-belt discomfort, one reason …

Here Are Some Phrases All Women Should Memorize To Take Less Sh*t

Women need to take less shit, and this viral tweet is here to help<p>In just about every setting, a woman is potentially up against some challenging …

Are “depression naps” actually a good idea? A mental health expert weighs in

Social media has blessedly morphed from a place where users post photos of their (supposedly) nonstop-happy lives to a space for sharing how you’re</i> …

I quit eating salad for good and I've never felt healthier

If there's one food that screams "healthy," it has to be salad. The humble salad is the bland but dependable nutritious lunch choice that will make you look like a responsible eater (unless you add croutons and creamy dressing — no judgment).<p>I usually buy lunch every day and, up until a few months …

If Music Sends Shivers Down Your Spine, You Have a Special Brain

If a good beat sends shivers down your spine, you may have a unique brain. According to research published by <i>Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience</i>, people whose bodies respond to music have structurally different brains than the rest.<p>In these individuals, the auditory cortex communicates more …

The Brain

7 Rookie Mistakes You Should Avoid If You're Going Vegan

7 Rookie Mistakes You Should Avoid If You’re Going Vegan<p>It takes a little more than Instagramming acaí bowls.<p>May 29, 2016<p>Like the fat-free trend of …

Nutrition

How Many Viruses Can Live In Semen? More Than You Might Think

When it comes to microbes in sexual organs, the vagina and its fluids seem to garner most of the attention. Heck, there is even a consortium dedicated specifically to studying which critters live and thrive in its confines.<p>Really, who can blame scientists? The vagina's microbiome — or all the …

Public Health

Your Dating Style, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Everyone approaches dating and relationships a different way. You might be all about commitment, while that may be the <i>last</i> thing your bestie wants. Everyone is different, and of course that applies to dating, too — especially when you take your personality type into account. Ahead, find out how …

What not to say to someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

<b>I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) at 21, but I’ve been known as a ‘drama queen’ for as long as I’ve been big enough to throw</b> …