A Concise Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis continues to be a common disease throughout the United States. Recent statistics indicate that approximately 1.3 million Americans suffer from this complex disease that can lead to varying degrees of symptoms. While research continues to be performed on the topic of rheumatoid arthritis, we still don’t fully understand the various causes of this illness.

Tattoo Aftercare 101

Getting your first tattoo is exciting! For some people, it can be a fun spur of the moment decision while others spend months deciding on the perfect design. In either case, after undergoing the sometimes substantial pain of getting your tattoo, it’s important to take proper care of it so that it looks as great on your skin as it did in your head. Hopefully, you found a dependable artist who can help you out with this.

Face to Face: Cruelty-Free Skincare for Every Budget

You may think that cruelty-free skincare brands will be too costly for you, but that definitely isn’t the case! We’ve rounded up several cruelty-free brands for every budget. So, you don’t have to break the bank to save bunnies or sacrifice the quality of your skincare products for an ethical option.

The Riskiest Medical Procedures

As much as we’d like to think that all medical procedures end with a mantle full of get well soon cards, it isn’t always the case. Surgery, however routine, is dangerous business. Knives, rubber gloves, face masks, blood … it’s not for the faint of heart.

You Could Be a Negligent Parent and Not Know It

Today, we’re going to break down a few common missteps that most parents don’t even notice. Things like negative speech patterns, off the cuff criticism, or being flippant with your child’s emotions can lead to problems down the line.

How to Survive a Breakup

There are plenty of ways to handle a breakup. If you’ve done it already before, you may think that you’ve found the best possible method, but what you may not realize is that every breakup is different. Luckily, we’re here today to bring you a few tips on how to get through your newest breakup.

Gesundheit: 13 Weirdest Allergies People Actually Have

Having an allergy to anything, whether it’s pollen or peanuts, can be a real drag. Enduring runny noses and itchy eyes during the spring and summer months, or needing to be constantly mindful of what you eat isn’t exactly fun. Still, it could be worse; you could be allergic to something that’s inconvenient, unavoidable, and necessary to live.

How to Deal with a Friend Breakup

It’s a hard truth to hear, but the fact of the matter is not all friendships last forever. Sometimes you bond with people at a job, or in specific circumstances, and once you’ve left that situation, often the friendship deteriorates as well. Or maybe you’re just growing apart from someone that you’ve been friends with for a very long time.

The Highs and Lows of Caffeine Consumption

For some people, the morning hasn’t truly begun until they’ve sat down with a cup of hot coffee or tea. Many people around the world rely on different forms of caffeinated beverages to jumpstart their morning, and put them in a good mood for the start of the work day.

Dear Diary: Dealing with Low Self Esteem

At its core, low self esteem is a biased viewpoint that we hold against ourselves. It’s a little voice that tells us we are not as good as the people around us. There are a few ways that you can combat low self esteem in your daily life. Take a look at this list, and see if you can incorporate some of these helpful strategies into your everyday routine.