It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see

It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is. It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is. If you’re a regular reader here, you know I am deeply interested in how to employ natural therapies to help sleep. I’m not alone in that interest: I’m asked all the time about how to treat sleep with supplements and natural remedies. Over the years, I’ve written in-depth about some of the best-studied, most effective natural sleep aids. As we head into the new year with a focus on prioritizing sleep, I thought I’d share a quick review of some of my top suggestions for natural sleep therapies. These are the supplements that I most often discuss with my patients, and in some cases use for myself and my family. Below, I’ve shared highlights and key information about some of the top sleep supplements. You can also find links to more in-depth articles for each supplement, which include information about dosing, side effects and interactions with medications and other supplements. Always consult your doctor before you begin taking a supplement or make any c...

Pube oil. Yup, I’m going there. When my editor first asked me if I was willing

Pube oil. Yup, I’m going there. When my editor first asked me if I was willing to test out one of Emma Watson’s favorite beauty products—knowing full well that I’m more than down to try just about anything—my first thought (and response) was: I’m going to need a couple weeks. That’s because I’m a person who gets regular Brazilian waxes. I’ve been a proud bare babe pretty much ever since I first discovered my pubic hair and wanted it g-o-n-e. I didn’t put much thought into it other than I liked how it looked, and my boyfriends over the years liked it, too. Once my Brazilian started to grow back, it was time to stock up on Emma Watson’s must-have: FUR Oil. The all-natural product, which is supposed to prevent ingrowns and soften pubic hair, contains a mix of the following oils: It’s also free of potentially irritating ingredients that could inflame your bits, per the brand’s website, including phthalates, parabens, silicones, and artificial colors or fragrance. (It should be noted however that some people can get SUPER irritated by tea tree oil, so def test on a smaller patch of skin before slathering all over.) The 100 percent natural oil, whi...