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Drugs: Why are we turning to them?

Whether it’s prescription drugs, illegal drugs, or something in between, it seems we’re turning to substances on an unprecedented level. Sure substance use and abuse has been a part of the American culture in particular for quite sometime, but I would venture to say that the reasons we’re using and …

Power Posing: Is your bad posture making you depressed?

Do you have a go-to power pose? At a glance, it’s easy to dismiss this question as silly, ridiculous or childish, but the implications of power posing (and related concepts) on our well-being are very understated. Power posing is a concept that’s been around for a long time, but has …

“Don’t be a pussy – man up!” The hidden cost of “masculinity” in sports and modern culture

* Please note I am aware that the phrase “Don’t be a pussy” may be offensive to some of you. My intention with this article is to shed light on part of modern culture that is very much alive, and this phrase is still widely used among men to shame …