Gender Double Standards | Double Standards for Women | GETTIK

Gender Double Standards | Double Standards for Women | GETTIK

Double standards occur when groups that should be held to the same measure are treated or regarded differently. This happens in a variety of circumstances, but often occurs when there is an unbalanced power dynamic, or an opportunity for favoritism. One way that double standards can manifest is between women and men. These double standards may begin in early childhood and can last lifetimes. They can occur in social settings, education, work, fashion, and economically. Consider the following nine examples.

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The Effects of Stress on the Body and Brain | GETTIK

The Effects of Stress on the Body and Brain | GETTIK

The Physical and Psychological Impact of StressStress can take a toll on the body both physically and psychologically. According to a 2018 Gallup Poll, “The majority of Americans (55%) said they had experienced stress during a lot of the day.” However, stress can...

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Types of Body Modification | GETTIK

Types of Body Modification | GETTIK

The Most Popular Body Modifications Body modifications are cosmetic changes that allow individuals to change and modify their physical appearance. In the United States, almost half of all adults have some form of body modification, and this percentage is growing,...

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Signs of Thyroid Problems | GETTIK

Signs of Thyroid Problems | GETTIK

What Are the Signs of Thyroid Issues? Your thyroid is an often overlooked, yet essential, part of your bodily functions. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that is located in the front of your neck. From there, it produces hormones that help to regulate some of...

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Postpartum Recovery Tips | GETTIK

Postpartum Recovery Tips | GETTIK

Your Body After Pregnancy: Physical Changes To Expect The term “postpartum” refers to the time immediately following the birth of a baby. Both pregnancy and this period of time after giving birth are marked by significant increases in hormone production, which can...

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The Dangers of Fad Diets | GETTIK

The Dangers of Fad Diets | GETTIK

Why Are Fad Diets Bad? The Risks and Benefits of Fad Diets Any diet that is promoted as the best way to lose weight can be considered a fad diet.  Unlike traditional dieting, which focuses on paying attention to nutrition labels and cutting back caloric intake, fad...

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