Lil Peep’s Honesty About Mental Illness Inspired A Generation To Accept Themselves

November 15, 2018

lilpeep/Twitter One year on from his untimely death, Lil Peep’s legacy of acceptance, honesty and authenticity will never be forgotten by the hoards of emo kids who consider him among their own.  Before his death, which shook his loyal fans and skyrocketed Peep’s stock, the 21-year-old bottled-blonde Pennsylvanian was widely hailed as the future of emo. His story came to a tragic end on November 15, 2017. However, with posthumous…


Body Shaming In 2018 Is Completely Out Of Control

Tess Holliday/Kim Kardashian/Instagram It’s 2018 – if you hadn’t noticed – and people are still here calling others out for their body shape and size. Still. There’s always someone out there who takes issue with other people’s appearances, and what other people look like is quite simply none of their business. As I’m sure many of you have, I have been subjected to body-shaming. In my case, it’s because I’m ‘skinny’, or…

October 16, 2018

Brain scans show how cannabis extract may help people with psychosis

August 30, 2018

Cannabidiol reduces the brain activity linked to hallucinations, delusions and other forms of psychosis, research has found Brain scans have revealed for the first time how a substance found in cannabis plants may help people with psychotic disorders by dampening down abnormal brain activity that arises in the patients. A single dose of cannabidiol, an non-intoxicating extract of the plant, reduced unusual patterns of neural behaviour linked to hallucinations, delusions,…


Florida’s toxic algae problem and your health: ‘Red tide’ and ‘green slime’

August 25, 2018

(CNN)When Marcy Cornell’s toddler son “couldn’t breathe” on the first day of their recent Florida vacation, she took him straight to the emergency room. “Before they even asked me anything else … they said, ‘Did you go to the beach today?’ ” she recalled. Doctors said her son had upper airway inflammation “brought on by the red tide,” she said.       Evan, almost 2 years old, is doing…


How To Replace Your Table Salt! It’s Very Easy To Make at Home

July 28, 2018

Need a salt substitute? Your daily sodium intake may be much higher than you think. Try this low sodium herb salt recipe! Salt is one of the most used seasonings in the whole world, but it can be used outside of the kitchen as well. In fact, salt plays an important role in our bodies since it contains sodium and chloride, which are responsible for regulating our nerve function, blood…


Nearly $500,000 raised in two days to help a woman who lost 9 family members when a duck boat sank

July 26, 2018

(CNN)When a duck boat capsized during a storm in southwestern Missouri last week, 17 people died. Now, a GoFundMe campaign to help Coleman has raised nearly half a million dollars in just two days. Coleman and her relatives were on a family vacation from Indiana, taking a tour Thursday of Table Rock Lake near the Missouri tourist hotspot of Branson.       A treacherous squall sank the boat. It…


It’s Flu Season — Here Are All The Lies You’ve Been Told About It

June 21, 2018

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Just like clockwork, with the start of fall, flu season is in full-swing. And like every flu season that I can remember, doctors’ offices and pharmacies all across the country are encouraging patients to get vaccinated. It’s an effective way to stay healthy during the upcoming months. Surprisingly, though, only half of all Americans received the flu vaccine last year. (Honestly, I was one of them.)…


This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

June 19, 2018

Spoiler: It literally changes. LITERALLY. 1. Meditation is hardly a new topic of conversation. But, there’s still plenty that remains unknown to most about the practice of training the mind, including the effect it can have on the brain. View this image › Headspace / Via While many people still associate meditation with the art of “thinking about nothing” it is actually the opposite, according to Dr. Craig Hassed,…


12 Water Detoxes That Burn Fat And Boost Your Immune System

June 17, 2018

It seems counterintuitive, but drinking water can actually help get rid of water weight. I know, it’s 100% confusing, but it’s also true! But we’re not talking regular tap water. While it’s commonly recommended that you drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day, chugging cup after cup can be boring for your taste buds. We all know that keeping hydrated has the health benefit of maintaining your energy level,…


He May Be Bulky, But This Guy Can Perform Amazing Acrobatic Feats

June 14, 2018

If you go to the gym and you want to get extremely muscular, you know that sacrifices must be made. First, you need to hit the gym extremely hard. Beyond that, you need to eat a certain way in order to make those muscles pop. What people fail to consider, however, is that increasing flexibility is crucial when you want to get jacked. Jon Call is a man who is…