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I gave up this year and so can you

Amid a devastating pandemic, mass economic disaster, a looming eviction crisis, and periods of prolonged social isolation, 2020 was – to put it mildly – a difficult year. Perhaps not surprisingly, it was also the year that writer Rebecca Fishbein gave up on self-improvement entirely. Before the pandemic, “The goal […]
I gave up this year and so can you
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I married the love of my life while in prison. We had to stand 6 feet apart and couldn’t kiss, but I’d do it again in a heartbeat.

In September, Christopher Blackwell married his fiancée Chelsea Moore at the Monroe Correctional Complex. Blackwell is incarcerated in the Washington state prison, and there were a number of constraints placed on the ceremony. The couple wasn’t allowed to stand less than six feet apart, Christopher and George, the wedding’s witness, […]
I married the love of my life while in prison. We had to stand 6 feet apart and couldn’t kiss, but I’d do it again in a heartbeat.
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Former clients of ex-‘Real Housewives’ star Teddi Mellencamp’s extreme diet program say they were limited to 700 calories, ate mostly soup for dinner, and had to do an hour of cardio each day

In September, anonymous allegations surfaced online that All In, the diet and “accountability” program created by the former Bravo star Teddi Mellencamp, encouraged unhealthy eating, with coaches who weren’t certified. Three different women who signed up for the program told Insider about their experiences with All In, which they said […]
Former clients of ex-‘Real Housewives’ star Teddi Mellencamp’s extreme diet program say they were limited to 700 calories, ate mostly soup for dinner, and had to do an hour of cardio each day
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Hot dogs are the best quarantine food

Hot dogs are economical, delicious, versatile, and long-lasting. In quarantine, these are the most important qualities in a food. Ergo, hot dogs are the best quarantine food. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. I woke up yesterday […]
Hot dogs are the best quarantine food
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The 10 best ways to cope with isolation and uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic, according to therapists

Mental health professionals Jaclyn Einstein and Kristy Fitzgerald have years of experience coaching people through difficult times. Here, they share their best tips for coping with the isolation and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic. They suggest meditation, exercise, connecting with friends and family, snuggling with pets, and limiting your exposure […]
The 10 best ways to cope with isolation and uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic, according to therapists
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I desperately needed a blood transfusion while delivering my daughter. As blood blanks face coronavirus-driven shortages, donating has never been more crucial.

I recently learned firsthand the importance of donating blood when I had to have an emergency transfusion after the birth of my daughter. The United States is suddenly facing a severe blood shortage amid the cancellation of tens of thousands of blood drives due to the coronavirus. Healthy, eligible Americans […]
I desperately needed a blood transfusion while delivering my daughter. As blood blanks face coronavirus-driven shortages, donating has never been more crucial.