'Terminal cancer diagnosis made me feel nothing but gratitude for life I've had'

Doreen was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer four years ago – there is no cure. The cancer had already spread to Doreen’s brain by the time it was detected, but the 70-year-old has taken the diagnosis in her stride, literally. A passionate long-distance walker, Doreen feels grateful that she is still able to keep active and says that walking […]

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'When I Was Diagnosed With Herpes, I Thought My Life Was Over. But It's Given Me Purpose And Direction In My Career.'

. n July 2015, I had recently graduated from college with my degree in gender and sexuality studies, along with a promising internship in my field. My self-confidence as it related to my career, my body image, and my impending future was at an all-time high. Then I woke up one morning with pain around my vulva and told myself […]

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I'm Terrified Becoming a Mom Will Make Me Want to Kill Myself

Confession: I’ve never taken care of anyone beside myself (and saying I take care of myself well, is a stretch). I’m a 20-something-year-old with no children, pets, nieces or nephews, and I grew up an only child. I never babysat or looked after anyone. The only thing I’ve mommed in my life is a Tamagotchi. And spoiler alert: It died. […]

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The Breath Guy: Breath work helped me support my dad with his multiple sclerosis

MenTal(k) Health is a weekly series that focuses on the way that men look at health and beyond. So far, we have spoken to mental health experts, cancer survivors, actors and nutritionists about what it means to be a healthy man every day. This week, we speak to 28-year-old Richie Bostock, more commonly known as The Breath Guy, who tells […]

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John Cena: 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?' Did Not Give Me Baby Fever

Not happening! Hosting Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? did not give John Cena baby — or babysitter — fever. “No, I certainly enjoy things that I do at the time that I do them,” the actor, 42, told Us Weekly exclusively on Tuesday, June 11, when asked whether the show made him want to spend more time with kids […]

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