Carolyn is a lifestyle and beauty writer who may or may not be giving you health advice whilst eating a donut.

7 Creepy Things A Dead Body Can Do, According To Science

Even if you find it creepy to talk about death in general, and what a dead body can do in particular, the weirdness of it all can be lessened ever so slightly by looking at it from a scientific standpoint, including what types of activities continue…
By Carolyn Steber

11 Old-Fashioned Ways To Feel Closer To Your Partner We Should Bring Back

It's common these days to have a busy schedule and a multitude of distractions. And as long as it isn't burning you out, then there's really nothing wrong with that. But when it comes to your relationship, it never hurts to slow down a little, and…
By Carolyn Steber

6 Body Smells That Get Stronger When You Have Inflammation

Everyone has body odor to one degree or another, such as the occasional smelly armpit, or bad breath in the morning. And usually, it's nothing to worry about. But if you happen to notice new or worsening smells take note as it may be a sign of…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Facts No One Tells You About Physical Intimacy As You Get Older

There are plenty of things nobody tells you about sex as you get older, including how much the experience can change and evolve. Like sex at any age, there will be highs and lows, and moments when you're just not in the mood. And that's all…
By Carolyn Steber

21 Netflix Shows To Watch When You Want To Fall Asleep

Sometimes, at the end of a long and stressful day, the best thing to do is climb into bed and watch something relaxing on Netflix — preferably until you fall asleep. When you're keyed up, this always feels like the perfect remedy, as it helps…
By Carolyn Steber

9 Signs Your Night Owl Habits Are Actually Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

If you consistently struggle to go to bed at a "normal" hour, and often feel exhausted when you wake up, it could be a sign of delayed sleep phase syndrome (DSPS). This is something about 15 percent of teens and adults experience, many of whom refer…
By Carolyn Steber

The 9 Rarest Places People Get Tattoos

When it comes to tattoos, the body is basically one giant canvas that's just waiting to be inked. And yet, most people — when getting their first tattoo, second, third, or beyond — opt for more typical locations, such as the bicep, ankle, shoulder…
By Carolyn Steber

People Who Have These 11 Careers Are Most Likely To Get Divorced

While no married couple is immune to divorce, there are many factors that can increase the chances of a couple untying the knot, including the field spouses happens to work in. According to an analysis of U.S. Census Data from career website Zippia,…
By Carolyn Steber

6 Fascinating Ways Women May Experience High-Functioning Anxiety Differently Than Men

While anyone can feel anxious and stressed, the symptoms of high-functioning anxiety don't look the same for everyone. In fact, there are many ways women experience anxiety differently than men, in terms of their symptoms and what they focus…
By Carolyn Steber

This Is What People May Perceive As Untrustworthy About You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

It's possible for anyone to seem untrustworthy at times, but especially so when you have certain personality traits working against you, which might be the case when you take your zodiac sign into account. Because for each sign, there are a few…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Signs Your Partner Is Taking You For Granted Because Of Their Ex

While bad habits can be picked up anywhere, if your partner is taking you for granted, it may be something they learned from their ex — especially if their ex did the same to them, or let your partner take advantage of them as well. It may be a bad…
By Carolyn Steber

5 Zodiac Signs That'll Be The Most Open To Love In 2019

With the new year comes new opportunities for love, not only because life feels like it gets a fresh start, but because there are astrological changes happening that can bring certain zodiac signs good luck — including serendipitous encounters and…
By Carolyn Steber

11 Ways To Know Your Partner Is Still Your Soulmate, Even If Things Have Been Tough

If you and your partner are going through tough times, it may cause you to wonder if they really are your soulmate, or if things feel shaky because the relationship just isn't meant to be. And obviously, that's up to you to decide. If the rough…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Things That Count As Verbal Abuse During A Fight With Your Partner & 5 Things That Don't

When you're in the middle of an argument, everything your partner says can seem like verbal abuse. But even though their words might sting, and you may not be open to what they're saying, that doesn't necessary mean it's toxic or abusive. And being…
By Carolyn Steber

11 Interesting Questions To Ask Your Partner During Dinner To Get Closer

Whether you're in a new relationship, or sitting across the table from someone you've been with for years, dinner is always the perfect time to get closer to your partner, especially if you take the time to ask each other interesting questions.…
By Carolyn Steber

13 Important Questions To Ask Your Partner, If You’d Like To Grow Old Together

If it seems like your relationship is something that could last long-term, then it's high time you start asking your partner a few questions, to ensure you're both on the same page. This might include questions about their hopes and goals for the…
By Carolyn Steber

If You Have These 9 Small Habits, It’s a Sign You Grew Up With A Toxic Mom

While there are many factors that have helped shape you into the person you are today, it may be a sign you grew up with a toxic mom if you have a few habits that can't otherwise be explained. These usually show up in the form of negative thoughts,…
By Carolyn Steber

9 Habits You Don't Realize Can Make You Seem Overbearing

It can be tough to tell the difference between true assertiveness and habits that come off as too pushy, since they can both deal with getting what you want, telling people what you think, and having things go your way. But while assertiveness is a…
By Carolyn Steber

The 5 Zodiac Signs Most Likely To Be Disorganized

We all have moments where we feel disorganized or chaotic, and that can be a good thing. Many people thrive in "messy" environments because it helps them feel inspired — and as a result they don't want to change their ways. But some zodiac signs can…
By Carolyn Steber

The 2 Zodiac Signs You Have The Least Romantic Chemistry With, Based On Your Sign

When you don't click with someone, there are usually a few factors involved that are keeping you from having romantic chemistry — including how their zodiac sign meshes (or doesn't mesh) with yours. So if you've been wondering why you aren't feelin'…
By Carolyn Steber