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So, so much gluten. like every type of gluten.

The Dangers of Going Gluten-Free When You Don't Actually Need To

Going unnecessarily gluten-free isn't great for your heart.
spices and matcha tea on a table
Amber Petty, smiling into the sunlight, photographed by Annie Lesser

Slim Chance: Why Not Do a Photo Shoot While Feeling Fat?

"I had to suck it up and smile for the camera, despite feeling pretty much my worst."
Yeast Infections—Why Do They Happen and What Can You Do to Prevent Them?

Yeast Infections—Why Do They Happen and What Can You Do to Prevent Them?

And yes, those jade eggs can TOTALLY lead to them.
An author photo of life coach Susie Moore, clapping her hands together and looking positively delighted.

4 Tiny Actions That Will Make You 10 Times Happier

Don't pass up the password opportunity.
Main image for "What Size Condom Do I Need?" A banana wearing a condom and a drawn-on smiley face.

Are You Wearing the Right Condom Size?

"Regular" and "magnum" are just the beginning.
A bartender making a complicated mix drink

The Exact Amount You Should Be Tipping Bartenders and Baristas

Remember: Happy hour means discounted drinks, not service.
8 Vegetables You Can Grow at Home (Yes, Even in an Apartment)
Three people toasting coffees over a table scattered with smartphones

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Life So Much Less Stressful

Pizza is involved, so you know this is going to be good.
A woman practicing either self care or self sabotage, surrounded by pizza and wine in bed.

The Easy Way That Self-Care Can Backfire

Is it really self-care, or is it just an entire box of donuts?
Tempted to Buy One of Those Pink Himalayan Salt Lamps? Know This
Slim Chance: Joining a Co-Ed Softball League Was a Huge Mistake
5 High-Maintenance Behaviors That Are Great for You

5 High-Maintenance Behaviors That Are Great for You

Being high-maintenance eliminates complaining, confusion, and secret resentments.
The Reason You Always Get Sick After Vacation
So You Want More Sex but Don't Want to Hurt Your Partner's Feelings...
8 Things Everyone Should Know Before Seeing a Therapist

8 Things Everyone Should Know Before Seeing a Therapist

Knowing these points could have saved me six months of work.
3 Ways to Use Negative Feelings to Your Advantage

3 Ways to Use Negative Feelings to Your Advantage

Life's not all rainbows and butterflies, and that's OK!
The 4 Types of Acne Scars—and How to Get Rid of Them All
Natural and Environmentally Safe Sunscreens
A Doctor Explains How to Eat Your Way to Better Orgasms
This Is When It’s Worth Staying Inside Your Comfort Zone
There Are 4 Different Kinds of Monogamy—Is Yours the Same As Your Partner's?

There Are 4 Types of Monogamy—Is Yours the Same As Your Partner's?

*Sets relationship status to: "It's Complicated"*
The One Great Tool Changing Mental Health Right Now

The One Great Tool Changing Mental Health Right Now

Now THIS is phone use we can get behind.
The author, Amber Petty

Slim Chance: A Weight-Loss Story You'll Actually Relate To

"I'm going to lose weight, and you get to hear how it happens."
Working Out on the Keto Diet Can Be Weird—Here's What Works

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