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Transatlantic Life

Advice I’d Share With My Younger Self (And You)

If you could give your younger self some advice, what would it be? Moments of introspection like this are frequently prompted by a desire to better understand ourselves, deepen self-acceptance, boost self-compassion or offer a reminder about how far we've come.

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Transatlantic Life

Surprising Benefits of a Long-Distance Relationship

Long-distance relationships create a unique set of challenges that can be extremely hard to navigate. Finding positivity within a distinctly demanding situation may seem hopelessly optimistic, but there are some benefits to loving at a distance.

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Health + Wellness

8 Foods You Think Are Vegan — But Aren’t

Being able to figure out what foods are not suitable for vegans or vegetarians, at first glance, may seem really easy. We often assume that certain foods, snacks, cereals, ingredients or drinks are free from animal products or are entirely plant-based, which can lead to some unintended surprises …

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Health + Wellness

Top 5 FAQs About Long-Distance Relationships

Now that we can connect with people across the world via social media more easily than ever before, and country wide or overseas study/work/careers are becoming more common, long-distance relationships (LDRs) can be an option many of us explore. But do they work?