• Mansal Denton in Wellness

    4 Ways To Combat Insomnia Without Giving Up Your Morning Cup Of Coffee

    4 Ways To Combat Insomnia Without Giving Up Your Morning Cup Of Coffee

    In the past five years, I have rarely had a sleepless night. I wake up early in the morning, feeling refreshed and eager for a day of work. Until recently, I thought this was the norm. But my partner has shown me otherwise. Even though she has struggled with insomnia for years, some of the practices […]
  • Mansal Denton in Dating

    5 Ways I Turned Living With My SO Into Growth For Our Relationship

    5 Ways I Turned Living With My SO Into Growth For Our Relationship

    My philosophy on life is often in the extremes. When my partner and I discussed her moving into my 230-square foot efficiency apartment after five months of dating, we chose to throw caution to the wind, sort through the hang-ups and just see what happened. Since the move-in, I’ve learned a lot about the opposite […]
  • Mansal Denton on Change Our World

    I Use Self-Responsibility To Deal With The Racism I Face Every Day

    I Use Self-Responsibility To Deal With The Racism I Face Every Day

    Growing up in an affluent southern neighborhood of approximately 90 percent Caucasians was challenging for me as a mixed race child. I remember close friends making jokes about my race and skin tone. My mother made it clear how others would be more critical of someone like me. I internalized those statements. They left lasting impressions […]
  • Mansal Denton in Wellness

    Our Obsession With Kim K’s Weight Reveals 3 Things Society Still Gets Wrong

    Our Obsession With Kim K’s Weight Reveals 3 Things Society Still Gets Wrong

    I rarely watch the news. It’s mostly filled with negativity. And if you’ve been following the 2016 election cycle, you’ve probably seen or heard plenty of things that’ll outrage your sensibilities. I hear about pop culture idols even more rarely. But recently, I’ve been confronted with numerous mentions of Kim Kardashian, and they all stem from the […]
  • Mansal Denton on Healthy Habits

    If You Have 1 Of These ‘Addictions,’ It Might Be Time To Take A Mental Break

    If You Have 1 Of These ‘Addictions,’ It Might Be Time To Take A Mental Break

    Humans are flawed creatures. No matter what kind of tool we are given, there is a part of human nature and a subset of our society, which will always become addicted. Somehow we manage to take great tools and abuse them to the point they are no longer useful. Given how fast technology has been innovating, […]
  • Mansal Denton on Let's Talk About Sex

    3 Natural Supplements You Should Take If You Want To Have Better Sex

    3 Natural Supplements You Should Take If You Want To Have Better Sex

    You enjoy sex. I enjoy sex. Most of Generation-Y does, too. Whether you are a man or a woman, there are plenty of ways to have better sex, and I’m not speaking of positions, role-play or toys (though these are all fun). I’m speaking about learning how to last longer in bed, how men can […]
  • Mansal Denton in Life

    The Psychology Of Adult Play: Why Millennials Need Their Own Recess

    The Psychology Of Adult Play: Why Millennials Need Their Own Recess

    Before an entrepreneurship conference, I was meandering through downtown Austin, Texas for a morning cup of coffee. There, I ran into another attendee who knew my name. We briefly chatted, and he was nice. But, his hands were trembling, causing him to nearly spill coffee on me. As I looked closer, I noticed that his […]
  • Mansal Denton on Healthy Habits

    Another Thing To Worry About: 5 Ways To Prevent Premature Wrinkles

    Another Thing To Worry About: 5 Ways To Prevent Premature Wrinkles

    Young people don’t need to worry about wrinkles, right? Wrong. If you think wrinkles suddenly appear the day after you turn 40, think again. Wrinkling is a process that happens over time, and it can be avoided with the proper preventative measures. The only thing worse than not caring about signs of aging and wrinkles […]
  • Mansal Denton in Strategy

    What Are Nootropics? Why Successful People Are Using Them For Focus

    What Are Nootropics? Why Successful People Are Using Them For Focus

    Nootropics is a term for “smart drugs” or cognitive enhancers, which are natural or synthetic compounds that improve brain function. Between the high-performing entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley and the cutthroat Wall Street world, nootropics are growing in popularity and usage. The film, “Limitless,” brought cognitive enhancement into the mainstream by showing a fictitious and exaggerated […]
  • Mansal Denton in Life

    5 Natural Remedies To Treat Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

    5 Natural Remedies To Treat Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

    This month is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Although my recently deceased grandfather was never officially diagnosed with Parkinson’s, he struggled with severe neurological damage and was bedridden during his final days. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disease where motor skills, like walking and speaking, are impaired due to brain damage. The neurotransmitter in the brain called […]
  • Mansal Denton in Culture

    Locked Up: 5 Important Life Lessons I Learned From Being In Prison

    Locked Up: 5 Important Life Lessons I Learned From Being In Prison

    Between the stabbings, beatings, tattoos, guns and drugs, my upper middle-class world was turned upside down. The face tattoos frightened me, despite being commonplace in prison. A person who has not spent time in prison may assume it is a cesspool for criminals. Spending six months incarcerated has shown me that people in prison aren’t […]