#FreeBritney: New Updates In The Britney Spears Saga Betches

As a lifelong Britney Spears fan, it’s been a stressful few months. It started in January, when she canceled her upcoming Las Vegas residency to focus on her father’s health issues. Then, last month, it was announced that Britney was taking an indefinite hiatus from music, and she entered a mental health rehab facility. The sh*t really hit the fan last week, when the Britney’s Gram podcast presented a detailed theory that Britney was being held against her will in the mental facility, and that her father Jamie was using his legal conservatorship to manipulate her. The #FreeBritney movement spread like wildfire across social media, and everyone was working to uncover the real truth of what’s going on with Britney. It’s a new week, …

4 Exercises That Can Reduce Anxiety Betches

uncomfortable the stress response can feel in the body. We feel anxiety when the “fight or flight threat to survival) is activated. The “attack” affects the sympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for and feelings of being flushed or warmer than usual. As you perceive a threat, the amygdala (often referred to as the “lizard brain” or “reptilian brain”) tells your autonomic nervous system to prepare to run or fight for your life. Your heart rate and breathing quicken, and your “spidey senses” (the ability to sense imminent danger) activate. The parasympathetic nervous system is what slows the fight or flight response and activates your body’s “relaxation response”, which is essentially the exact opposite reaction to the “fight or flight” response. It …

I Ate Like Kourtney Kardashian For 3 Days & Here’s What I Learned Betches

Welcome back for another installment of the Fad Diet Diaries, a series in which I slowly but surely destroy my already fragile relationship with food, one dumb celebrity regimen at a time. The celebrity in question this time around is one Kourtney Kardashian, a woman who manages to look better middle-aged and after three children than I looked at 21 and before I discovered Postmates. Today is Kourtney’s 41st birthday (not that you’ll be able to tell by anything about her), and in honor of that I did the only thing I know how to do: emulate her diet and then complain about it. These are my stories. While this particular diet was short-lived, a mere three days, my journey …

Weed Helped Save My Mental Health, So Why Is There Such A Stigma? Betches

Okay, story time: I used to work as a front desk girl for a popular “boutique” spinning studio. Not gonna name names because you’ve clearly figured it out already, and I lasted a month there. The place prided itself on being super open-minded and all about getting in touch with yourself, overcoming challenges, and following your soul.  Once, we played an icebreaker game where we went around the room, said our name, the studio we worked at, and something we do to relax. Every. Single. Person. said alcohol is their way to unwind, along with watching a TV show or, of course, working out. I was last, and I said, “taking an edible and tanning.” The CPR woman looked like she …

Is Britney Spears Being Forcibly Held In A Mental Facility? Betches

Just when you thought you might make it out of Aries without another massive scam blowing up, you thought wrong. A Britney Spears fan Instagram account and podcast called Britney’s Gram has exposed some very disturbing news about Britney’s conservatorship. Apparently, Britney has been forcibly held in a mental facility (!) since mid-January (!!) by her very own father (!!!). As everyone knows, Britney has been held in conservatorship by her father Jamie Spears since her breakdown in 2008. I think we all remember it. Now, suddenly the #FreeBritney movement is going viral by a hot pink square on Instagram — the true mark of any modern day scam worth its 15 minutes. But behind the pink square is a story …

Noah Centineos New Movie The Perfect Date Is So Bad It’s Made Him Less Hot Betches

Bella ThorneNoah Centineo’s new movie . I may have alluded to it being the next on the rom-com scale of one to I WOULD DIE FOR PETER KAVINSKY, and, y’all, I may have spoken too soon on this one. I know what you’re thinking: how can the guy whose big acting break involved playing “Jose #2” on a network that does nothing but cater to the whims of 8th grade girls (and myself) ever do any wrong? Well, was strike one, not responding to my thinly veiled come-ons in his DMs was strike two, and Brooks Rattigan is goddamn strike three. cautionary taleThe movie opens with us immediately being introduced to Noah’s character: Brooks Rattigan. We learn that Brooks is …

I Tried Flat Tummy Tea Products And Here’s What Happened Betches

1. Flat Tummy Shakes (4-week program—$89) View this post on Instagram First, I’ll start with the shakes. These were the product that I was most excited about, because I love a good meal replacement smoothie. It’s quick, easy, and usually delicious. Key word being “usually.” I’ve tried several different chocolate protein powders in my day and this one, well, it was the absolute worst. I’m someone who can tolerate gross sh*t in the name of being skinny, but these shakes? Couldn’t do it. They tasted EXACTLY like Play-Doh! And, just to confirm I wasn’t crazy, I made my friends taste it too, and they all agreed. It was pretty much impossible to drink. In order to even get it down, …

How To Get Summer Body Ready Without Giving Up Alcohol Betches

), so I guess that’s why Betches asked me to give you my tips on how to get summer body ready without giving up alcohol.  Most of my clients haveMovement A post shared by Feb 2, 2019 at 10:49am PST HAVE Motivation A post shared by Mar 27, 2019 at 10:52am PDT Moderation A post shared by Mar 30, 2019 at 4:31pm PDT A common misconception in today’s age puts being “skinny” in the same category as being “healthy.” This is not the case, trust me. Sure, you can give up alcohol and maybe see some weight loss, but does this improve your overall health? Have a drink or two, but discipline yourself and commit to exercising, and you’ll be …

Eat These 7 Healthy Foods To Increase Your Sex Drive Betches

food you can eat that will . Yeah, chocolate-covered strawberries with whipped cream are one of the most commonly known aphrodisiacs, and they’re definitely f*cking delicious, but they aren’t necessarily *healthy*.1. Nuts 2. Honey ORGASMS3. Dark Chocolate dark chocolate has a lot of health benefits4. Avocado Aztec word for “testicle”5. Chili 6. Basil 7. Tuna Pun intended. So, there you have it. Seven foods that you probably already love, but maybe didn’t know can have major aphrodisiac properties. Let me know in the comments if you have fun ideas of how to use these foods to turn your love life up a notch!

The Unrealistic Things Celebrities Do To Get Fit Betches

As a Pilates Instructor in NYC, a lot of my clients come to me with requests for a Beyoncé butt or Carrie Underwood’s arms. And that’s great—there will always be workouts to pump up your peach and tone your triceps. But it’s also not so great when you start to compare yourself to celebrities who have pretty much unlimited resources at their beck and call to get super fit. If you’ve ever been frustrated while scrolling through Instagram wondering why, despite your best efforts, you don’t have the body of your favorite girl crush, let me break down all the crazy things that give celebs the upper hand. If you’re trying to lose weight or improve your physical fitness, you should …

A Woman Is Getting Dragged For Opening A ‘Clean’ Chinese Restaurant

This tells us a few things. One, she clearly has not been privileged enough to have Chinese friends invite her over for good home cooked Chinese food, and honestly, we feel for her. Like, she probably has only ever eaten Chinese food when she gets it from a takeout Chinese restaurant when she’s hungover or wants to feel like she’s “cultured.” Two, this woman has not studied abroad, and if she has, then she probably got trashed in public and only hung out with Americans the whole time. Honestly, she probably still wears a sombrero on Cinco de Mayo and we’re embarrassed just thinking about it. View this post on Instagram The other day we received some negative comments on …

Women Who F*ck Sh*t Up: Nadya Okamoto Betches

Welcome to our new profile series, Women Who F*ck Sh*t Up, where we highlight accomplished, smart, driven women who are making waves. First up is Nadya Okamoto, activist, non-profit founder, professional speaker, and Harvard student. Have you ever watched a 20-year-old woman roast a grown man in front of over a hundred people because he was physically incapable of uttering the word “period?” If not, I can’t recommend it enough. Nothing soothes the soul like watching older men be made uncomfortable by young, brazen women. This was my introduction to Nadya Okamoto. She was the keynote speaker at a conference my company was hosting in the spring of 2018. The theme of the event was “Decoding Gen-Z,” and we probably …

Open Letter To Chronic Dieters: Stop Feeling Guilty About Your Food

To all my chronic dieters, To start, I don’t think it’s necessary for me to define what a “chronic dieter” is, because it’s one of those things where if you think that kinda sounds like you…it probably is. And I want you to know that I’ve been there. For most of my life, I have tracked every calorie, lost weight, gained the weight back, and either gone back to counting/measuring/tracking calories or hopped on the new diet trend (I was vegetarian for a year in college, back when going meat-free for weight loss started getting its share of limelight). I was completely miserable, and if you’re one of us chronic dieters, then I want to venture a guess that you …

8 Things You Didn’t Realize Will Change After You Get Married Betches

So, you’ve gone to the chapel and gotten married. Maybe you even bought a white gown and said “I do” in front of hundreds of your closest friends and family. Look at you—you’re the picture of responsibility. But aside from having to merge your kitchen and bathroom decor, agree on which Netflix shows to watch, and pretend to like their cooking, there are a lot of parts of a relationship (many financial) that will change drastically once you get married. We asked financial expert Alexa von Tobel, Founder and Managing Partner of Inspired Capital, about some of the financial pieces that’ll change big time once the big day is over and you’re done celebrating. If you’re curious about finances and budgeting …

The Most Toxic Products Celebrities Promote On Instagram Betches

living Tea, for lack of a better word. #CommentsByCelebs A post shared by Comments By Celebs (@commentsbycelebs) on Mar 21, 2019 at 4:28am PDT The Good PlaceDetox Tea & Appetite Suppressant Lollipops “Influencer starter pack: how to scam the masses and never work a day in your life!” Bustle Becoming a #teamipartner a year ago was hands down the best thing I’ve done for my body and health. I’ve been avoiding sugary drinks, and it can be tough. But I’ve made the @teamiblends Matcha tea a huge part of my daily routine and I haven’t been tempted by energy drinks. Since it’s totally pure green tea it’s got a lot of health benefits and has a ton of antioxidants in …

Here’s Why Having Herpes Is Kinda NBD Betches

canNot to be a bitch, but . And oral herpes is even more common. of Americans have oral herpes, although people seem to care less about this. Oral herpes is “just cold sores,” and yet genital herpes is “social suicide.” But the truth is, they are almost identical viruses. In fact, the virus I have is HSV-1, which is associated with oral herpes, but it activated on my gennies (I will be referring to my genitals as gennies to make this more fun). This means I probably got HSV-1 when someone with oral herpes went down on me. Approximately 80%On top of this, most standard STD tests don’t include a herpes test. If you’re thinking “WTF??,” you and I have …