Helen Amerson

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30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

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3 Online Furniture Stores You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

(Image credit: Lamps Plus)<p>When shopping online for furniture, do you ever find yourself going round and round, stumbling upon the same pieces store …

The Loneliness of Having an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand

If someone told you she had something called chronic fatigue syndrome, you might not take her very seriously. Who among us <i>isn’t</i> tired all the time? …

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Disabilities and Medical Conditions

Medications in pill or other solid form must undergo security screening. It is recommended that medication be clearly labeled to facilitate the …

5 Things I Don’t Admit on My Bad Pain Days

Have you ever had a day when you just stared off into space? Not staring and thinking deep thoughts about your future. Just empty, with random …

Death anxiety: The fear that drives us?

Death is something that we all, sooner or later, have to face. But how do we respond to it? Why are some of us more afraid than others? And what is …

How I Found the Lesbians When I First Came Out

We all have our coming out stories. Usually a family member or two has a difficult time processing the reality. There is that intense feeling of …

Liz Baxter Dishes on Lipstick Lesbians

If you were looking for a smart, funny, and might we add very attractive lesbian to follow on YouTube, you’re welcome. Liz Baxter, who recently …

20 Productivity Apps You Didn't Know You Needed

From note-taking to goal setting, check out these helpful tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re taking notes, following up on emails or prepping for a meeting, with technology these simple tasks shouldn’t bite into too much of your time. Luckily, there’s …

Sonic weapon suspected as US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba fall ill

US and Canadian officials were investigating Thursday after diplomats posted to Havana fell ill, amid reports that they may have been targeted by a mysterious sonic weapon.<p>US officials refused to directly blame Cuba itself for the "incidents," which appear to have begun last year, and Havana …

This simple trick keeps pollution out of your car - Futurity

Engineers have discovered a simple way to reduce how much air pollution sneaks into the cabin of your car.

Space-saving furniture: 18 ideas perfect for your home

When it comes to gleaning more space out of a small home, you have to start thinking cleverly and with multi-functional furniture in mind! Luckily …

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Journaling: How To Get The Best Out Of It

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Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

Meet Fashion's Newest 'It' Girls, Bella and Gigi Hadid

First came the Hiltons, then came the Olsens and the Jenners … now it’s all about the Hadids!<p>Gigi, 19, and Bella, 18, are the latest sisters storming …

Why Queer Women Need Their Own Dating App

From Match and OkCupid to Skout and Scruff, social dating apps offer 32 flavors of matchmaking—and then some. Right now, gay men are prowling Grindr for no-strings insta hook-ups. Jewish singles are browsing JDate for cute boyfriend material with cultural overlap. The rest of the known universe is …

The Original Edison Bell Jar Table Lamp Dome lamp

The Original Bell Jar Lamp<p>Featured in Southern Living & Garden and Gun Magazine. Add some industrial charm to any home, office or retail space with the Bell Jar Table Lamp. This beautifully rustic lamp has a vintage style socket, cream cloth covered cord hand blown glass dome and an inline switch. …

The Big List of Small Space Organizing Ideas & Inspirations

Living in a small space comes with its ups and downs. One thing is for sure: learning to do it right and keep it organized is an art. But once you …

How To Make Friends in a New City

A few years ago Jennifer wrote about leaving her friends behind because of a big cross-country move. I made a similar big move nearly four years ago, …