This isn’t an essay against makeup and skincare. Far from it: each person can define what self-care looks like for themselves. But I hope that we’ll stop conflating new purchases or brand loyalty with self-care because we’re worth more than that.
A giant, chicken-shaped church, known as Gereja Ayam, is perched on a hill in a forest on the Indonesian island of Java. It’s less than a 20-minute drive from Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist monument. But who the heck built it?
The world of business isn’t as forgiving as the world of Mario–to ensure that your run through the world of Koopa Troopas goes smoothly, you should try a li’l something called fault tree analysis.
If you’re a gamer, chances are you’ve entertained the thought of becoming a Twitch streamer. 100 million viewers tune in to different streams each month, and it’s natural to want a piece of the pie.
If Upwork fees have you feeling frustrated and confused, this simple guide will (hopefully) shine a light through the darkness.
"This is a very tumultuous journey of self-discovery, and I worry that once I finally arrive at the doorstep of myself, I will knock—and the door will open to reveal an empty house."
In the Hands of a Mischievous God is an intimate portrait of a young artist and her earliest memories."
Overconfidence bias is something that can strike at any time, even to the best of us.
On a good day, we call it conviction–an unshakeable belief that what we’re doing is right. On a bad day, it blinds us to the mistakes in our decisions and thought processes.
We probably wouldn’t be human without it.
Among the crunchy set, essential oils have a reputation as catch-all solutions to major health problems. Have a fever? Rub peppermint oil on your feet. Suffering from shoddy memory? Put some rosemary oil in a diffuser. It doesn’t help that woo-woo bloggers are running around the internet touting the glory of essential oils in the same breath as some pretty paranoid fantasies ("This is what Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know!!!111").
So, what’s the truth behind essential oils?
"No matter how old we are or how many children we have to wrangle each day, I think most of us can agree on one thing: This job is pretty tough. But my journey as a mom started earlier than expected."
An open letter to Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil, whose comments on social media have often been criticized for being sexist.
You know how it goes: After preparing your best dish for the annual potluck and making the journey home, you walk in the door, immediately greeted by smiling faces. This is going to be a good visit, you think. But as family members usher you into the kitchen, they start peppering you with questions about your day—and then, your life. "Didn’t you invite anyone? Don’t you have anyone to invite? The clock is ticking, you know!"
"Why are you wearing that?"
One of the best ways to protect your relationship is to learn how to communicate properly. It’s easy to think that the best way to stay safe is to avoid all disagreements (if you never have an argument, you can never have a fight, right?), but research shows that happiness in relationships really depends more on enhancing intimacy and less on decreasing conflict.