Liberation from Make-Up

According to MarketLine, the make-up industry made roughly $35 billion in 2010. On average, I would guess that most women spend 30 minutes to 2 hours getting ready per day. Let's just average that to 1 hour since 1's a good number to work with. One hour per day getting ready (this includes showering, shaving, putting on make-up, fixing hair, and picking out an outfit) translates into 7 hours per week, 30 hours per month, and 365 hours per year. Devoting time to beauty habits can cost a woman 9 days every year. ...more

Transitioning to a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

Transitioning from the average American diet to a vegan diet proves difficult for even the most dedicated environmentalists, animal lovers, and health nuts. I myself have mingled between vegetarianism, pescetarianism, and veganism for the last four years, with the eventual intention of maintaining a full vegan diet. However, with our busy lifestyles, "becoming a vegan" is often easier said than done, but I've gathered some tips through my journey to help ease the way in yours: ...more

The Eating Disorder No One Knows About

Flashback to when I was in 6th grade: I was walking into the front entrance of my middle school when a girl a year older than me asked my thin prepubescent self if I was anorexic. I was mortified. Why did this girl think I was anorexic, and did other classmates of mine think the same thing? I had always been smaller than others in my grade. ...more

The "f" word

“Perhaps it’s even a victory of sorts when prominent conservative women can trash the women’s movement, even though without it, they wouldn’t be able to get a credit card.” - Mary Buffett “She said to me that feminism was dated that I should move on. We had a memorable fight. Feminist was dated? For privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, and forced labor.” - Isabel Allende on her daughter ...more

The Soy and Breast Cancer Myth


Is Juicing Healthier than Eating Whole Fruits and Vegetables?

Source: Ian Britton via ...more

Casual Sex vs. Intimate Sex: Is There A Big Difference?

“I respect you,” he murmured. “and your views. I think of you as an equal. I respect your brains, and all those big words you like to use. But I also want to rip your clothes off and have sex with you until you scream and cry and see God.”-Jack Travis -Lisa Kleypas, Smooth Talking Stranger...more
if you want more from him after sex, you wanted more from him before sex. Sex was your way of ...more