How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Tips for Returning to Work after Cancer Treatment
A cancer diagnosis can cause significant changes to your life – including at work. Many patients have to stop working during treatment, take significant time off, or alter their schedules, all of which can take a significant mental, emotional, and financial toll. Some patients may have jobs that provide flexible …
Doctor-Recommended Arthritis Health Tips
We asked rheumatologists what they most wish their patients would do to improve their arthritis health. Here are seven arthritis health tips from the experts.
What Is Armenian Food? Depends Who You Ask
What’s eaten in Armenia is vastly different from what constitutes Armenian cuisine outside the country.
How to Thrift Shop for Outerwear + Salvation Army Coat Sale
A few days ago on Instagram, I mentioned the upcoming Salvation Army coat sale. I don’t use the word “epic” often, but it’s fitting for this sale! If you’re in the NYC…
Here's Why You Should Definitely Be Shopping At A Thrift Store
People who love thrift stores really love thrift stores. And they were gaining in popularity well before
10 Signs You Are a Victim of Gaslighting
“You’re crazy, that never happened.” “You’re too sensitive.” “You’re making things up” Are these phrases that you constantly hear from your partner that cause you to question yourself? If so, your partner might be using something called “gaslighting” — a form of emotional abuse that causes a victim to question their own feelings, instincts and sanity, …
20 years later, welfare is grim: Opposing view
TANF fails at both providing a safety net and promoting work, writes Olivia Golden is executive director of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP).
10 Tips for Including People With Disabilities in Your Party
With the holiday season upon us, it's easy to hold a party where all guests -- with and without disabilities -- feel welcomed, respected and have fun. Al...
Why Shopping at Thrift Stores Rules
During tough economic times, we all have to cut corners. Unfortunately, for people like me who you know, like to look good out in public, it's impossible...