Everyone I know seems to be dealing with some sort of anxiety lately. Even me. I've found a lot of things that help, whether they include dancing and moving around, journaling out my feelings, talking with my partner and a good nap--or even a good cry. But sometimes you just can't access the things that help or you need something new to try.
At every protest I attend, I see elderly women with signs saying things like, "I can't believe I'm still fighting for this." Indeed. Some people believe that since abortion is legal, it's fully protected--but that couldn't be further from the truth. There are restrictive policies on abortions in many states that make them hard to obtain, with some states even mandating mandatory vaginal ultrasounds, extra medical exams and costs and other restrictions on women. So many states have lost funding, or even had abortion doctors murdered, that women have to drive hours to even find a clinic.
Say it ain't so, Starbucks! Cancer? There is a byproduct that occurs from roasting coffee beans known as acrylamide that is a known cancer causing agent. It's present in dozens of coffees, including Starbucks, and a judge in Los Angels has ruled that the company must label their products to confirm this chemical's presence.