Freelance writer, editor, and all-around communicator. I write and edit conversational blogs that rank for SEO keywords + I write nonfiction pieces about life and society + I write funny humor pieces
What is Holistic Health and What are Its Pillars?
Holistic health is an approach to health that includes the whole person. It is a comprehensive view of health that considers multiple areas of a person’s life and examines how these areas work together to create a healthy person.
Decolonizing Our Cinco de Mayo Celebrations
Get to know the actual history of the Battle of Puebla and traditions to celebrate an Indigenous win
Man Thinks No One Should Travel During The Holidays So He Can Have Full Airplane Aisle To Himself
When talking with his coworkers about their holiday plans, local area man Justin Promhurst, age 31, expressed his concern about people traveling for the holiday season. When coworkers began agreeing with him, Promhurst added that he “really wanted to have a full airplane aisle to himself.”
I Was A Black Teacher In A Majority White School. Here’s How I Failed My Black Students.
I thought it was my duty to teach them how to beguile their way through a professional world steeped in racism so they could be successful. I was wrong.
How to Tell If He’s a Hot Guy or Just a Simple Coat Rack
So you and your girlfriends decide to hit up a new bar and take advantage of its happy hour offerings. For a Thursday it’s surprisingly busy, but you don’t mind. You order a mulled wine and some cauliflower buffalo wings, which the waitress says are the most popular on the happy hour menu (weird bar!). You and your friends begin to catch up, and just as Rachel’s about to start talking about her work drama, you feel a cool wind rush through the bar. A large party has entered causing the entire...
Ari Lennox, Black Women, & Dehumanizing Comments
Ari Lennox responds to dehumanizing comments, but there’s a lot of history to unpack when it comes to black women being dehumanized.
Valentine's Day Doesn't Have To Mean Sex
Valentine’s Day is typically marketed as a day of romance which, as we all know, is just the PG-rated way of saying sex. Sure, there’s flirting and gift giving during the daytime, but once the night hits? That’s where the real meat of Valentine’s Day lies (no pun intended), or so I’d always been conditioned to believe. And there is some historical context explaining the steaminess associated with Valentine’s night. For one, mid-February signified birds’ mating seasons in France and England du...
Ali Wong’s Comedic (But Truthful) Take on HPV
In the male-dominated world of stand-up comedy, it’s not often that you hear a woman’s perspective on sex and STDs. Ali Wong is the exception. Wong, who is most known for performing two Netflix specials while seven months pregnant, is a rising star who doesn’t shy away from taboo or sex-related topics. Wong speaks boldly and unapologetically about her past, her husband, and their future, so it’s not a shock that she also voices her opinion about HPV.
Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Yoga
I’ve been a casual yogi for the past 7 years. By “casual” I mean that throughout the past 7 years, I’ve practiced yoga at least once a month, sometimes upping my practice to every day, but, overall, keeping a pretty steady average of about once or twice a week. And through all the time I’ve spent posing, breathing, and savasana-ing, I’ve stumbled upon a few principles that have helped me further enrich and deepen my practice. What might not be so surprising is that these same yogic principles...
What Is Semen Made Of And Where Does It Come From?
If you're wondering how the male reproductive system works, we’ll get to the real reason you’re here: to find out about this alien-like substance that squirts out of half of the population’s genitals.
So let’s dive right in and talk about what the heck semen is, where it comes from, and what it’s made of.
How Amy Schumer’s Comedy Career Has Normalized Sex & HPV
Amy Schumer is a controversial name these days. It seems like everybody has an opinion about her or her comedy. And while neither I—nor she (1)—stand behind some of the things she’s said as her on-stage character, it’s impossible to deny the impact she’s made in advancing society’s perception of what a woman can do, be, or say.
Schumer’s comedy career started to take off when she began appearing on Comedy Central Roasts. It was there that audiences began to get a taste of her trademark, no-ho...
9 Proven Benefits of Semen that will Blow your Mind
Ah milk. The Dairy Council spends billions of dollars each year promoting the benefits of this cold, white drink. But have you ever wondered about the benefits of man milk? Yes, you read that correctly, man milk, aka semen.
As crazy as it sounds, semen has a multitude of benefits stemming from the minerals and nutrients it contains, and those seminal benefits can be passed directly on to you. That’s right; we did the research and now we’re here to present you with the facts.
Perhaps you’ve re...
Dear Internet, Please Stop Hitting on our Live Chat Reps
We were hoping it wouldn’t come to this. We were hoping you would take the hints and we’d be able to save you the embarrassment. Yet, here we are, writing an open letter to you, our dearest friend: The Internet. You are the reason we’re in business, and, gosh, we–we just love you so much. But listen, Internet, buddy, you’ ve got to stop hitting on our live chat reps.
Let’s think about this, Internet
You begin your search on STDs, stumble upon our site, and voila! Up pops a Live...
Can You Treat HPV At Home?
A quick Google search for at-home HPV treatments might have you feeling hopeful that you can treat HPV by using nothing more than a few ingredients found in your kitchen. As great as it would be if that were true, it’s not possible. It’s important to remember that there is no cure for HPV. The only way to treat the virus is by ensuring your body is healthy enough to rid itself of the infection. That being said, there are steps you can take to help ensure you’re giving your immune system what ...
Benefits of Helichrysum essential oil
Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum) is a member of the flowering daisy family and is known to have powerful therapeutic properties. Its aliases include “the everlasting flower” and “Immortelle,” due to the fact that even after death, helichrysum retains its life-like appearance. Helichrysum’s everlasting properties extend from the flower to the oil and on to you because the oil is known for its regenerating and healing effects.