What Well-Managed Depression Looks like on Bad Days
For those of us with well-managed depression, we can go long periods of time without having a depressive episode. But when they come back, they come back with a vengeance.
People Need to Consume More Books. Blinkist is not the Answer.
There are apps and services that promise to give you the good parts of a book in a ten-minute summary. But do these actually benefit you?
The Science and Pseudoscience of Fitness Supplements
Supplements are a great way to fill in gaps in your diet and accelerate your progress. But how do you distinguish the good stuff from the BS?
Why the LGBTQ+ Community has had a Mixed Response to Taylor Swift's Recent Pride-filled Music Video (and why both sides are right)
You Need to Calm Down by Taylor Swift is everywhere right now. Some praise it for its celebration of queer people. Others criticize it for Taylor's history of silence on queer issues. Here's where I stand.
What it's like to Workout When You Have Body Image Issues
This one gets a bit personal, but I wanted to share it since I know I'm not alone in having these feelings and experiences.
Ethika Men's Underwear Review
Ethika is hip, as the kids say. They make cool underwear for cool people. Here are our thoughts.
The Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why You May Believe You're Smarter than you Actually Are
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool... but what if you're not sure whether you're the fool or the wise man?
Sweating Before your Workout? Try these 6 Strategies for Overcoming Gym Anxiety
Anxiety about going to the gym can stop you from even stepping in the door. Here are six strategies you can implement for overcoming this fear and getting in shape.
Do you have a Growth Mindset?
Growth mindset vs Fixed mindset is a cornerstone of self-improvement content, but how do you actually apply or practice those concepts?
Study Confirms that Masculine Gender Norms Delay Healing for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Heads up: this article contains significant discussion of child abuse and sexual assault. Childhood sexual abuse is unfortunately all too common, and gender norms can make it harder for male survivors to heal.
Experimenting with my Morning Routine: Figuring out the Best Way to Start the Day
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so thank of your morning routine as being like breakfast for the soul. But not like in the black magic, soul-eating kind of way.
Your Surroundings May Be the Reason You're Not Succeeding
Our habits can be made or broken by the cues in our environment. As a result, when we make small changes to our environment, we can have a huge impact on our habits.
I Unfollowed Dozens of Influencers and You Should Too | Why Fitspo Culture Kills Body Positivity
Social media and fitspiration are parts of our daily lives nowadays. Unfortunately, they can also be toxic AF. That's why I unfollowed dozens on Instagram, and why I think you should too.