Sarah Evans holds a bachelor's degree in both English and German from Indiana University, is a former Fulbright grantee, and writes about travel, health and beauty, body image, and entertainment.
Among the many reverse culture shock events I’ve been subject to in the past two weeks, one of the most shocking was riding my American bike again for the first time.
When I was recovering from an eating disorder, Thanksgiving was one of the most difficult holidays for me.
I was surrounded by “forbidden” food, felt pressured to eat or overeat, and would have to field conversations about extremely triggering topics.
While I had supportive family members, they didn’t really know what things they could do specifically to help me. And I didn’t know what to ask for. As I recovered, I eventually learned different strategies that made Thanksgiving not just surviv...
Seven Things To Do When Your Crush Hasn’t Texted You Back
So it’s been like forty hours and twenty-two minutes (but who’s counting), and your crush hasn’t answered your text about your fabulous plan to do something together.
You definitely haven’t been obsessively checking your phone every five minutes (you have), or checking to see if the message is read (it’s read). And you most certainly have not been making any excuses in your head about why it’s taking him/her so freaking long to respond...
Vorarlberg, the westernmost region of Austria, offers an unending supply of outdoor activities and some of the most gorgeous views. On Sundays almost everyone partakes in the national pastime of hiking or skiing.
But what about when it’s raining and your plans to take to the mountains have been thwarted?
One Simple Way to Inspire Body Positivity Among Your Friends
Recently, I was on a hike with three of my girlfriends. We were climbing the final stretch to the 1979 meter summit and had paused for breath, exhausted by the stony incline. We were sweating and — real talk —two of us were on our periods. In other words, we felt gross.
As we rested, one of my friends mentioned something offhand about her body that she didn’t like. I wasn’t feeling the greatest about my body either — I felt bloated ...