Olivia Cobham

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Reading Horror Can Arm Us Against A Horrifying World

Tom Lehrer famously said that satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger won the Nobel Peace Prize. And yet here we are, still struggling to exaggerate the follies of power until power can't get around us. Horror has much the same resilience. As terrifying as the world becomes, we still turn to …

Books

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

Ever feel like modern life has created a never-ending tornado in your head? If your thoughts seem out of control, @EckhartTolle has the perfect exercise for you; and the beautiful thing is that it only takes a moment. https://t.co/RD95ExhVf0

Schizophrenia as whole-body disorder – the 100-year-old idea only now being proven

A study from researchers at King's College London is suggesting that schizophrenia is not just a disorder of the mind but is also associated with …

8 Unexpected Differences Between Intuition & Anxiety That Could Help You Listen To Your Inner Voice

As someone with general anxiety, I am constantly questioning whether my inner thoughts are simply a product of my anxious mind, or something more …

Mindfulness

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

9 Fattening Foods You Should Never Eat

What is the food you refuse to eat? Tofu? Peas? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it might be because…

8 Women of Color on Their Go-To Products for Hyperpigmentation

If you’ve ever dealt with hyperpigmentation—those pesky dark spots caused by excess melanin production—you know it can sometimes feel like a nightmare to deal with. Just about everyone can suffer from the effects of the condition, but according to San Antonio–based dermatologist Lindsey Finklea, …

Skin Care

Kanye West Says 400 Years of Slavery 'Sounds Like a Choice'

(LOS ANGELES) — Before the last one had a chance to simmer down, Kanye West caused another stir, calling American slavery a “choice” in an interview …

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

10 Intermittent Fasting Success Stories That Will Convince You to Try This Eating Plan

Humans have been practicing intermittent fasting, or IF for short, since the start of time, but now it's become an incredible tool in the fitness world! The beauty in intermittent fasting is that you can eat whatever your heart desires because it's not meant to be a diet. It's more of an eating …

An American Airlines Passenger Was Stuck Next to a 'Screaming and Kicking' Toddler. His Stunning Reaction Went Viral

You have three choices in a situation like this one. Two of them can wind up making you 'internet famous.'<p>Imagine your happy place. Now, imagine that in order to get to your happy place, you first have to sit next to a screaming toddler in economy class on American Airlines for a few hours.<p>We've …

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Make You Get The Job Of Your Dreams

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

18 Budget Hacks That Can Help You Get Your Finances on Track

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 19<p>Try these and watch your cash accumulate<p>Though Americans are doing a better job of saving today than in …

Personal Finance

How To Tame Your Anxious Mind

Our humanness dictates our varied perceptions, evaluations, judgments, and expectations. These develop over time based on our physiology, history, …

What Are the Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point. Occasional stress and worry about relationships, school, work, money, and health are just a normal part …

5 Ways to Turn Your Negative Self-Talk Into a More Productive Inner Dialogue

Negative self-talk will prevent you from living a positive life. Here's how to create a more powerful inner dialogue.<p>Whether you tell yourself, "I'm never going to be promoted," or you constantly think, "People think I'm weird," negative self-talk affects how you feel and how you behave. In fact, …

Self-help

How To Write A Novel: Step By Step

Thinking about writing a novel? Don’t know where to start? It’s not that hard, if you really want to do it. I guess that really is the first step. …

Spring-clean your bod with these 6 liver- and gut-cleansing foods

Remember when the word “detox” was synonymous with an extreme diet—like a juice fast or the Master Cleanse—and you basically had to take a break from …

Wellness

China Slaps Tariffs on 128 U.S. Products, Including Wine, Pork and Pipes

BEIJING — The Chinese government hit back Monday at President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum by acting on a threat to put tariffs as high as 25 percent on imports of 128 American-made products, including pork and seamless steel pipes.<p>The Chinese Ministry of Commerce indicated that the …

China

A Huge Caravan Of Central Americans Is Headed For The US, And No One In Mexico Dares To Stop Them

"If we all protect each other, we'll get through this together."<p>Taking a drag from her cigarette, a Mexican immigration agent looked out toward a caravan of migrants that grew larger with each step they took on the two-lane highway.<p>When the agent, who'd covered her uniform with an orange and white …

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Three Strong Steps To Combat Anxiety And Insecurity

Although what you dread is in the future, your feelings of anxiety are in the present moment. When these anxieties are parasitic, they drain your …

Self-help

This Couple's Hilarious Spray Bottle Hack Will Keep the Pregnant-Belly-Grabbers Away For Good

After Samantha Reid commented to her husband about how many people touch her pregnant belly without so much as a warning, she got the ultimate gift from him: a "No Touchy!" spray bottle that's equal parts hilarious and practical. She told POPSUGAR how the idea of an <b>Emperor's New Groove</b> bottle came …

Prosecutors will seek death penalty in Parkland school massacre

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prosecutors will seek to put Nikolas Cruz to death for carrying out last month's massacre at a Parkland, Florida, high school, they announced in court filings Tuesday.<p>A Broward County grand jury last week indicted the 19-year-old gunman on 17 counts of premeditated murder in the first …

Mental Disorders

Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — In search of reasonable rent, the middle-class backbone of San Francisco — maitre d’s, teachers, bookstore managers, lounge musicians, copywriters and merchandise planners — are engaging in an unusual experiment in communal living: They are moving into dorms.<p>Shared bathrooms at the …

San Francisco

Diabetes during pregnancy is a warning sign for mother and fetus

The latest in Israeli medical technology and research.<p>><br>• ><p>Pregnant woman (illustrative) . (photo credit: INGIMAGE)<p>Gestational diabetes, in which women …

Do I Have Prediabetes or Diabetes? Guide to Diagnosis and Management

If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes, you may wonder what that means. It’s a condition where your blood glucose levels are above normal, but not …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …