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The Many Ways You Can Be Creative and Make Some Art!

Ravishly | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

There are so many ways to be creative. There are no rules about who can create and how and when and why. In every incarnation, professional or amateur, shared or secret, creativity makes the world better.

18 Things to Know Before You Turn 18!

Gabrielle Flank | Posted 11.06.2015 | Teen
Gabrielle Flank

Within the next coming year I will be turning 18. Recently I have been contemplating what it means to be a adult and how an age makes me more qualified and more of an adult than I already am.

Why Growing Up Means Failing, Learning, and Moving On

Unwritten | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women

Part of growing up is learning that maybe all your dreams won't come true, no matter how hard you work or how much you want them. And an even bigger part of growing up is learning to accept this, move past it -- and, ultimately, find something new to immerse yourself in.

12 Things You Took For Granted When You Were Younger

Unwritten | Posted 05.15.2015 | Women

Remember getting praised for small victories? Think about the fact that at one point, someone actually congratulated you for going to the bathroom and finishing all your dinner.

34 Ways You Change As You Become An Adult

Lexi Herrick | Posted 05.17.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Being an adult doesn't mean locking in a 9-5 job and procreating. Being an adult doesn't mean having everything figured out. Being an adult isn't some threshold you pass through at a fully mature and developed stage of life.

How to Be a Grownup

Matthew Dicks | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew Dicks

Never speak poorly of a person's physical appearance. This includes references to a person's weight and choice of clothing. Doing so makes you the ugliest person in the room every time.

My Story of Depression, Culture and Community

Giovannah Philippeaux | Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Giovannah Philippeaux

My family did the best they could, but like in many Caribbean and African-American families, the symptoms and afflictions of depression were never addressed. At best, you get prayed over or, in my case, you get offered the option of an exorcism.

Pulling Myself Out Of 'Teenager Limbo'

Morgan Hegarty | Posted 06.20.2014 | Teen
Morgan Hegarty

Being a teenager has been my life for the last six years and I lost myself in the Neverland that is the teenage years. Then I realized, I'm becoming an adult and there's no Peter Pan to save me.

25 Things I Realized In College

Christine Deakers | Posted 04.11.2014 | College
Christine Deakers

You win some. You lose some. The lowest moments might end up being the best stories. Crucibles build backbones. So what you lost your shoes and then had to walk home barefoot? Drink a Fresca! Tomorrow's a new day!

The Day I Realized I Had Finally Become An Adult

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 02.02.2014 | Fifty
Leslie Rasmussen

As another birthday was approaching, I wondered when I would finally feel like a grown-up. I was over 50, yet still didn't quite know what those words meant. I was responsible. I was mature. Heck, I had wrinkles, so why didn't I feel grown up?

A New Kind Of Magazine For Women

Posted 10.31.2013 | Women

Most magazines with erotic content, like Playboy and Hustler, are aimed at a decidedly male audience -- so one woman decided to launch a different kin...

The Detroit Debut of the St. Jerome Laneway Festival Was Filled With Sunshine and Great Music at Meadow Brook

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.18.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

From the beginning of the day with HAERTS and their '80s style synth-fused music, to the soulful funk of Solange, and to the epic stage show from Sigur Ros in the end, the quality of music, even if you were unaware of any of these acts beforehand, was simply superb.

The Australian Born St. Jerome's Laneway Festival Makes North American Debut At Meadow Brook on Saturday, September 14th

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.09.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The people of the Metro Detroit area may not know what exactly the St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is about at all, but why should they? It comes from Australia! Okay. That might get people's interest now.

Detroit Electropunk Pioneers ADULT. Are Back With New Album and Are Set To Play St. Jerome's Laneway Festival at Meadow Brook

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.04.2013 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

After taking a bit of a break from making music, the Detroit electropunk duo of Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus known as ADULT. are back with a new album The Way Things Fall, this time on the highly acclaimed Ghostly International record label.

A Child's Mind Undone

Shaman Durek | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Shaman Durek

Many adults are completely separated from the truth of who and what they are, following the patterns of their own conditioning. When these adults interact, they hold the expectation of truthfulness for the other but not for themselves.

Practice What You Preach: Adults Need Vaccinations Too

William Schaffner, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2012 | Impact
William Schaffner, M.D.

Adults will often take their children to get immunized, knowing that vaccines can protect them from debilitating and potentially deadly diseases, but many of those same adults fail to get vaccinated and properly protect themselves.

PHOTOS: Spring Break Spots For The Modern Man

Oyster | Posted 05.20.2012 | Travel

Luckily, there are plenty of places for the mature, modern man to take a spring break of his own without feeling like a seventh-year senior.

Our Comic Book Culture

Warren Adler | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

I'm not sure when I gave up my love for the comics.

Friday Talking Points [152] -- A Palin-Free Month?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With some regularity, this column excoriates the mainstream news media for all sorts of continued idiocy in the way it conducts its business. But eve...

Half of Adults Txting While Driving

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

A study by the Pew Research Center reveals that about a third of 16 and 17 year olds admitted that they had texted while driving. I don't have to tell you, there is almost nothing you can do behind the wheel that's more dangerous. 

Enlightened Sex: Movement For Freeing Orgasm

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Researchers from the University of the West of Scotland conducted a study on the correlation between the way women walk and whether or not they are vaginally orgasmic.

Friday Talking Points [89] -- Fighting Crazy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.

Another Casualty of the Financial Crisis: Extended Adolescence

Schuyler Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Schuyler Brown

Slowly, painfully, we're leaving behind a dream of eternal youth and settling into a new idea about maturity.

Let Them Drink Beer

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There was a news item today about a group of college presidents who have signed on to an effort to "rethink" the drinking age in America. While not e...

Cutting The Financial Cord

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Dear Christine, I have a job and my own place, but I'm still pretty financially dependent on my parents. My mother especially makes sure that I get t...