The Failures of Alcoholics Anonymous aren’t Scientific; they’re Systemic

Alcoholics Anonymous is the cornerstone of recovery from alcoholism. Its 12-step model has been adapted for use with other addictions, spanning from drugs, to sex, to food, and beyond. To date, it’s the most successful means of lasting recovery from alcoholism. Yet it only has an approximated success rate of about 20%. This low success …

What The Science Says: The Dangers of Marijuana

Marijuana is quickly going mainstream. Pot has become a billion dollar industry, growing by leaps and bounds. More states are looking to legalize marijuana medically, with several others leaning toward recreational legalization as well. While the nation once ran on hooch, these days it’s sativa in the spotlight. This increased availability can cause some health concerns, …

How To Choose Sunscreen For Ecologically Friendly UV Protection

Finding a sunscreen that does its job is getting tougher. The sun’s ultraviolet radiation is penetrating our atmosphere more easily thanks to climate change. Approximately one in five people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Previous compounds used in sunscreen have proven ineffective at preventing this skin cancer, as well as being damaging to …

Bachelor Life: How To Motivate To Clean Your Filthy Apartment

It’s easy to be a single guy. Sure, there’s a lot of crushing loneliness, but with a lightning fast internet connection that leads to a pipeline of pornography, Swiping Apps, and Backpage hookups, it’s easy to deal with that. You can work your job, and live the free life, footloose and whatever the hell passes …

The Meaning of Life

The Answer To Life: Everything Sucks, So I Might As Well Fix That Hinge

I was frustrated with my existence. Thinking about suicide. Asking myself the big questions. Why don’t I feel normal? Why can’t I fit in? What is wrong with me? It was killing me. Everyone else seemed so good at life. Seemed to be getting by. Living well. They all seemed to know something I didn’t. …