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7 Easy-To-Miss Perks Of Being Newly Single

Newly single? Maybe you're thrilled to get back out there and date again, maybe you're overwhelmed by the big change, or maybe you're totally dreading being single again and still mourning your breakup. As someone who's back to being newly single, I…
By Amanda Chatel

These 4 Zodiac Signs Will Feel The Benefits Of Virgo Season The Most

Virgo season is coming to bring some order to this seemingly endless summer of cosmic chaos, and things are about to get a whole lot easier for everyone. However, the zodiac signs Virgo season will affect the most are mutable signs that share…
By Brandi Neal

This Is The Workout That Will Boost Your Mood The Most, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Working out can be a great way to boost your mood — after all, in the immortal words of Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, "exercise gives you endorphins, endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don't shoot their husbands." Of course, endorphins…
By Brittany Bennett

7 Self-Care Strategies You Can Use To Manage Trauma Triggers, According To Experts

The effects of trauma can be complex and far-reaching, and no two responses to trauma are exactly alike. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), trauma is generally defined as an overwhelming, life-altering experience that can…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Fantasizing About Your Partner Can Have This Major Effect On Your Relationship

When people talk about sexual fantasies, they may be talking about something they've conjured up in their imagination — a tryst with a celebrity crush, something pulled from porn, or a threesome that they may not even want to have IRL. But there's a…
By Lea Rose Emery

This Month’s Full Moon Will Help All Zodiac Signs Figure Out What They Really Want

Once again the lunar cycle is approaching another full moon. And while the moon reaches this status every month, each full moon has its own unique energy that spices up our lives. For August 2018, for instance, the full moon is glowing in Pisces.…
By Brittany Bennett

7 Unexpected Signs You're In A Dead-End Relationship, Even If You Love Your Partner

When it comes to a relationship, it may seem like love is the answer to all your problems. After all, if you love someone there's nothing you won't do in order to make the relationship work. But according to experts, sometimes love isn't always…
By Kristine Fellizar

12 Easy Rituals To Build Back Confidence If People Haven't Been Treating You Well

Mistreatment may start in the schoolyard, but it definitely doesn't end there. Unfortunately, a lot of adults still deal with people being inconsiderate, and, in turn, hurting their feelings. A lot of the time, these messy situations start with…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Tips For Starting Your Own Business, According To Experts

More and more people, particularly Millennials, are starting their own companies these days. And if you're someone who wants to, you may be seeking advice for starting your own business, because the key is starting. In fact, America's Small Business…
By Natalia Lusinski

A New Study Says Googling Your Symptoms Can Actually Be A GOOD Thing

I've done it, you've done it, and the majority of people with access to the internet have done it. It's way too compelling to simply Google your health symptoms when you have something wonky going on. Of course, it's never a good idea to diagnose…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Here's Your Horoscope For Today

We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. That's why Bustle has enlisted Mecca Woods, a New York City-based astrologer…
By Mecca Woods

Netflix Is Reportedly Testing Out A Way To Help You Find New Shows To Watch

A new Netflix feature may make it easier to find the next show you'll want to marathon. Netflix is reportedly testing video promos that would play between episodes, according to Polygon. The news was originally reported on a now-deleted Reddit…
By Mika Doyle

Dairy Queen Has A Pumpkin Pie Blizzard With Legit Chunks Of Pumpkin Pie Inside

It's ~almost~ officially fall, aka the best time of the year. From baggy flannels, yummy snacks (hello, apple cider donuts), delicious drinks (@Starbucks PSL), what's not to love? And if you're not hooked into all things fall just yet, I have news…
By Lauren Dana

8 Easy Ways To Earn Money While You Sleep

Wouldn't it be nice to earn income without worrying about it? I'm not talking about doing your regular 9-to-5 job, but through passive income. Because, believe it or not, there are several easy ways to earn passive income. Yes, some of the ways may…
By Natalia Lusinski

8 Zodiac Signs That Are The Most Likely To Understand Each Other Emotionally

Emotional connection is important in all sorts of relationships, not just romantic ones. Still, when thinking of compatible zodiac signs, many people tend to lean towards the romantic side of things. Really, understanding someone on a deep emotional…
By Eva Taylor Grant

Here's How The August Full Moon Will Affect Your Love Life

Remember that episode of Dawson's Creek where the full moon turns everything weird and wavy? Wires cross on a wonky first date; dinner parties run off the rails once crashed by unwelcome guests; co-workers find their faces thrust together in the…
By Claire Lampen

Science Says This Is Why You Feel Mopey Around The End Of Summer — And What To Do About It

August is often seen as an in-between time: It signifies the end of summer is quickly approaching, but it's not quite the season for cozy sweaters and apple cider yet. It's also the time when many people gear up to leave behind summer vacation (even…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

Your Daily Contacts Have A Bigger Environmental Impact Than You Think, This Study Says

Many of us rely on contact lenses to correct our vision sans the trouble of wearing glasses, and may not think twice about how we toss them out at the end of the day. But according to a recent press release, your daily contact lens use might have a…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Why This Trainer Created A Gym Specifically For LGBTQ Folks

Going to the gym can make even the most confident people feel like they're back in junior high gym class, and this is particularly true for some members of the LGBTQ community. "Basically, the gay-er I looked, the weirder going to the gym got,"…
By Brandi Neal

People In This Colombian Town Were Told To Avoid Sex In The Afternoon Because It's So Hot Out

This being August and all, most people in most states will find themselves uncomfortably hot: Temperatures hover in the 80s and 90s throughout much of the country, and in New York City, stepping out your door feels like stepping into a giant,…
By Claire Lampen

6 Things People In The World’s Happiest Countries Do Differently

If there is one thing many people have in common, it's that they just want to be happy. We all have different ideas of what we believe will bring us joy, but it turns out people in certain places might have a better idea than others. There are a…
By Carina Wolff