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Earth Just Had The Warmest Winter On Record

Here in New York, it's supposed to snow 3 to 6 inches today. Happy first day of spring!

Emi Boscamp
March 20 2015

7 Tricks To Stay Calm When Interacting With People You Don't Like

In a perfect world, each human we interacted with would be considerate, mindful, prompt, kind, generous and more. They'd get our jokes and we'd get...

Alexa Fischer
March 19 2015

5 Lessons From Traveling In India

Every year I take about five weeks to to dedicate myself completely to my yoga practice, often traveling to India to study with traditional teachers...

Kim Manfredi
March 17 2015

Trans Teen Jazz Jennings Is The Face Of Clean & Clear Campaign

Last week was quite the week for Jazz Jennings, a 14-year-old teen who happens to be transgender.

Emi Boscamp
March 16 2015

Salvation Army Creates Anti-Abuse PSA Using #TheDress

Though the useless #blueandblack versus #whiteandgold debate divided the internet last week, it's now the centerpiece of a meaningful new PSA.

Emi Boscamp
March 6 2015

Ringling Bros. Is Finally Getting Rid Of Its Elephant Act

Elephants have always played an integral role at the circus, but after more than a century, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is starting to...

Emi Boscamp
March 5 2015

Facebook (Finally) Allows You To Personalize Your Own Gender

About a year ago, Facebook did away with its extremely restrictive gender options ("male," "female," or nothing). But it would still only let you...

Emi Boscamp
February 26 2015

This Was The Best, Most Courageous Speech At The Oscars

Patricia Arquette may have had an empowering speech last night, standing up for women everywhere, but Graham Moore's words certainly required the most...

Emi Boscamp
February 23 2015

Patricia Arquette Gives Badass Feminist Speech After Winning Oscar

There were plenty of breathtaking moments from the Oscars last night: Graham Moore's brave acceptance speech, Lady Gaga's masterful "Sound of Music"...

February 23 2015

The Inspiring Story Behind The Winning World Press Photo Of The Year

Last Thursday, Mads Nissen's photograph of a gay couple in a warm embrace in the heart of Russia, a country notorious for its anti-gay stance, was...

Emi Boscamp
February 20 2015

Humans Put 8 Million Metric Tons Of Plastic In The Oceans Each Year

For the first time, scientists have quantified the amount of plastic waste being dumped into our oceans annually. It's about eight million ton — and...

Emi Boscamp
February 13 2015

7 Simple Ways To Make Mornings Your Favorite Time Of Day

Mornings are such an important and integral part of our day. How we experience our first few waking hours can completely set the tone for the rest of...

Erin Williams
February 12 2015

Finally, More Scientific Evidence For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many people (even medical experts) have long dismissed chronic fatigue syndrome as a psychological or even imagined illness. But today, the condition...

Emi Boscamp
February 10 2015

Brooke Axtell, Survivor Of Domestic Abuse, Steals The Show At Grammys

"If you're in a relationship with someone who doesn't honor or respect you, I want you to know you are worthy of love. Please reach out for help."

Emi Boscamp
February 9 2015

Morrissey Will No Longer Perform At Non-Vegetarian Venues

The former frontman of The Smiths has cancelled a concert in Reykjavik, Iceland after the venue refused not to sell meat on the night of his...

Emi Boscamp
February 4 2015

#LikeAGirl Super Bowl Commercial Has A Powerful Message For Girls

This year's Super Bowl commercials weren't as heavy-handed on the humor as they've been in the past. Instead, they were just heavy, in a deeply moving...

Emi Boscamp
February 3 2015

Study Reveals New Risk Of Hormonal Birth Control

In general, women should be more aware of the risks that come with taking oral contraceptives, rather than just blindly popping them, in order to make...

Emi Boscamp
January 28 2015

The 4 A's Of A Successful Meditation Practice

Many of us have a tendency to think that meditation requires us to stop what we are doing, get out our yoga mat or comfy chair, close our eyes and...

Jessica Mangum
January 27 2015

Double Standards Still Hold Women Back At Work, According To Survey

There's no doubt that women are equally as qualified as men to lead companies. But even as they continue to make giant strides in every industry —...

Emi Boscamp
January 16 2015