Traits, Birth Order Theories & Adulthood

Since the 60s, a good amount of research has been done on Adler’s birth theory and middle children, but much of it is conflicting. When considering why middle children are the way they are, one comprehensive book by two therapists titled The Middle Generation Syndrome notes, “If there are only three children, the first gets […]

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How My Rare Cancer Diagnosis Launched A Journey Of Self Discovery

I am a very resourceful and independent woman, and even still, I was looking to others and the external world for answers. I went on a long path of self-discovery in order to gain clarity about my new life. I reached out to medical practitioners outside of my chosen medical team, which helped me learn more […]

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9 Lower Carbon Footprint Foods To Add To Your Grocery List

The conversation around a more sustainable food system can be complex and nuanced, but there is plenty we can do to help support environmental efforts. While opting for lower-carbon footprint foods plays a pivotal role in reducing our environmental impact, other dietary strategies can help us take environmental action one step further. Avoiding air-freighted foods, […]

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The 16 Best Collagen Supplements Of 2021 For Skin, Joints & More

Best all-around collagen peptide powder Here’s a high-quality powder that will give you optimal allover-results, and then some.* (Well, if we do say so ourselves.) The innovative blend is rooted in its high-potency collagen foundation, delivering 15 grams of pasture-raised, grass-fed bovine collagen peptides (so high in types I and III collagen), but then layers in […]

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A Makeup Artist On How To Apply Blush For Your Face Shape

Each face shape may require a slight tweak, but if you’re just looking for lift, you can stick to Compton’s universal tip: “Place the blush on the highest point of your cheekbone, underneath the outer corner of your eye, and blend up toward the hairline and in toward your pupil to diffuse.” Again, a higher […]

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Radicchio Citrus Salad Recipe With Homemade Dressing

At this point, we’re pretty familiar with our bitter greens—but there’s a whole other chunk of colorful leafy veggies we should be thinking about adding to our tables. Meet: Leafy red and purple vegetables, which are just as tasty in a salad (like this one!) and can add beautiful new hues to the table. Radicchio […]

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How To De-Seed Pomegranates Without Staining Everything

Buying fruits and veggies in their whole form, rather than pre-chopped, is one of the simplest ways to save a few bucks. When difficult-to-peel pomegranates are in question, though, it can be tempting to pay for the convenience of pre-packaged arils (aka the juicy, edible seeds from the pom).  Before you give in, registered dietitian […]

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How To Self-Assess Your Circulation, From A Vascular Biologist

First up: Check your eyes. He explains: “Some areas to check your circulation [are] actually the whites of your eyes, like the fleshy part underneath your eyelid. You can actually see how well your blood vessels are there.” That’s because high blood pressure can potentially cause damage to the retina, a condition known as hypertensive […]

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