Posts Tagged Culture - Page 2

The Wedding Weight Loss Trap: Body Image, Anxiety, and Disordered Eating

Many brides-and-grooms-to-be want to look their very best on their wedding day. But when trying to lose weight, too many get roped into yo-yo diets or develop body image problems. Here's how to take care of yourself.

Category: Society

culture self care appearance health

A Quick Guide to Ethical and Eco-Friendly Wedding Rings

Many wedding ring shoppers today want more than a pretty ring- they want to make sure it is ethically sourced and conflict-free. Here's what to look for when trying to find an eco-friendly wedding ring.

Category: Engagement

culture engagement ring morals

Getting in Shape With Your Significant Other

Is your New Year's Resolution to lose weight? A great way to lose it is side by side with your partner. If you both start a weight loss program together, you can support each other and create healthy patterns in tandem.

Category: Society

culture self care relationships appearance health

Interesting International Funeral Customs

While images of caskets, veils, and black ties come to mind for most Americans when we think about funerals, other countries and cultures around the world bury their dead and mourn their loss in entirely different ways.

Category: Funeral

cremation funeral culture religion

Green Honeymoons: Eco-Friendly Options for Your Getaway

In our more environmentally-conscious world, more and more couples are opting for eco-friendly honeymoons. Do you want to celebrate your nuptials in an environmentally responsible way? Here are some tips.

Category: Technology

honeymoon culture morals

Wedding Words: A Fun Historical Look Behind Everyday Expressions

"Tying the knot"? "Honeymoon"? We're all familiar with these terms, but how exactly did they come to mean what they do? Here's the surprising etymology behind some of our most common wedding words and phrases.

Category: Wedding Materials

culture communication history

Showing Thanks All Year Long

The holidays are a time for charity, kindness, and gratitude - but this doesn't have to be the only season you show those emotions. Here are some ways you can give back and be thankful all year round.

Category: Society

culture communication self care morals

B’nai Mitzvah: Coming of Age in Judaism

Most of us have heard of bar and bat mitzvahs. But have you heard of a b'nai mitzvah? Check out the progressive coming of age ceremony for Jewish youth who identify as non-binary, genderqueer, or agender.

Category: Faith

culture morals children

It’s a…Baby? Rethinking Gender Reveal Parties

Gender reveal parties are increasingly popular in recent years- and increasingly, facing strong backlash. While some couples fight to one-up each other on social media, others are fighting against gender norms.

Category: Society

culture morals children

Death Positivity: Changing How We View Mortality

In our deathphobic culture, death is something most people will go out of their way to avoid talking about. Now one group is practicing death wellness, helping people find happiness and confront anxiety about death.

Category: Funeral Loss

cremation funeral culture