What It Means If You Hear Laurel vs. Yanny, According to a Neuroscientist

Laurel versus Yanny is dividing the nation. It seems like we had barely settled down from the blue and black (or white and gold?) dress debacle, when YouTube star Cloe Feldman decided to publish a four-second video originally posted on Reddit by user RolandCamry. Within a couple days, the clip asking viewers whether they hear the word “Laurel” or […]

Why This Woman Quit Dieting—and Is Loving Her ‘Squishy Tummy’

Over the weekend, fitness influencer Adrienne Osuna posted a mirror selfie wearing a new pair of bikini bottoms. Nothing out of the ordinary about that. But instead of showing off taut, toned abs like other social stars, Osuna made what she called her “squishy tummy” the focus on the post. Here's what she had to say about it: 1. […]

Missguided’s New Campaign Is Celebrating Skin ‘Imperfections’ In the Best Way

British fashion brand Missguided has been pushing the celebration of diversity for quite some time now. Their previous campaigns such as #KeepBeingYou and #MakeYourMark feature people of all shapes, sizes, races, and sexual orientation. Their latest love-yourself move is encouraging people to feel more comfortable in their skin—no matter how 'flawed'. (Related: This Woman Was Bullied for Her […]

This Woman’s Bikini Transformation Captures Why She Looks and Feels Better at 42 Than She Did at 27

If you ask fitness influencer Ally Tokar, being in her early 40s means looking and feeling better than she did in her 20s. Tokar took a walk down memory lane recently and shared two bikini photos on Instagram: one of her at 27 and the other at 42, her current age. She completed her comparison with a message about […]

13 Real People on What Actually Helped When They Were Grieving

I screamed “When my mom died in 2013, I was 21 and it totally shattered my world. I felt so trapped and suffocated during the first days and weeks of my grief and I kept trying to think of a way to release the pain I was feeling. Eventually, I climbed into the passenger seat of my dad’s […]

This Video Proves How Easy It Is to Edit Your Butt and Boobs in Bikini Photos for Instagram

You've already figured out that a lot of what you see on social media is manipulated. Still, it's easy to believe the images people post of their so-called perfect bodies—and then feel bad when you realize your butt, boobs, and belly just don't look the same. To combat this self-esteem plunge, one influencer and swimsuit designer is […]

Doctors and Nurses Are Sharing the Most Incredible Stories of Life and Death in This Viral Twitter Thread

In public on the job, doctors and nurses are trained to stay stoic. But behind the scenes, after comforting accident victims, the terminally ill, and others with a life-threatening health crisis, they can feel deep emotion for their patients.  And thanks to a now-viral Twitter thread, health professionals are letting it all out, sharing the […]

The Surprisingly Easy Move That Can Make You Happier and Boost Your Energy Instantly

You've heard that sitting too much just might kill you, mainly because the lack of movement translates to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. To add insult to injury, it turns out that spending your day hunched over a computer also has major ramifications for your mental well-being. The issue: […]

This Woman’s Powerful Message About Crying in the Shower Is Going Viral

Ever find yourself having a good cry in the shower—partly because it's the only place you feel free enough to let go your feelings? Brittany Latham knows what that's like. This 30-year-old photographer from Mobile, Alabama, decided to share an image of a woman crying in the shower on Instagram, captioning it with inspiring words that […]

This Body-Positive Instagrammer Recreated Kim Kardashian’s Nude Perfume Bottle Pic, and It’s Gorgeous

On April 24th, Kim Kardashian broke the internet when she gave her fans a preview of the ads for her new KKW Body perfume, revealing that her own, naked body was the inspiration for the fragrance’s bottle. The eye-catching ad prompted some of Kardashian’s friends to joke about creating perfume bottles based on their own […]