Alcohol, Drugs & HIV, Living with HIV

Tips for cutting back on alcohol

We get it: A stiff drink takes the edge off and makes it easier to deal with all the crazy in your life. Four or five glasses of wine ramps up the fun factor at […]

Safer Sex

What you need to know about HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that causes genital warts, is an equal-opportunity bug. It’ll infect anybody who is sexually active. 80% of people catch HPV at least once. We wrote about HPV in a previous […]

Living with HIV

How to make a great impression in a job interview

When you apply for a job or send somebody your resume, they can see your qualifications, skills, education, and experience. It looks great on paper. The job interview, however, is real life. You have to […]

HIV 101

6 must-read books about HIV

Great books don’t need to be plugged in or have their batteries charged. But they can recharge your mind and fire up your spirit. So, in honor of back-to-school season, let’s talk about books — […]

Mental health

Tips for picking the right therapist or counselor

Some days it’s all too much. Maintaining your HIV treatment, school, work, family, love life— you name it. They’re all pulling you in 16 directions. You know it’s all about staying on your HIV meds […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV

Back to school: Living with HIV in college

If you’re going to college, you don’t have to let HIV get in your way. There will be struggles — but nothing you can’t handle. You have to think about things like sticking to your […]

Being Young and Positive, HIV 101, Living with HIV

Resources for parents of kids living with HIV

Caring for children who are living with HIV is a tough job. Parents (and any adults) have to respond carefully and thoughtfully to do what’s best for the child. Whether your child contracted the virus […]

Healthcare Assistance, HIV 101, Living with HIV

What to do when you’re ready to get back into HIV care

Congratulations! Getting back into HIV care is the best thing you can do for yourself. One thing that HIV teaches you is that it doesn’t matter what you’ve done in the past. What’s important is […]

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How you can use affirmations for a more positive mindset

We’re big believers in the power of a positive mindset! Check out some of our favorite affirmations. Ready to learn more? How a positive mindset can change your life when you’re living with HIV How […]

Mental health

Tips for dealing with grief

When you lose someone you love, grief is more than just feeling sad. It’s more like a process that helps you learn to live with the loss. (Special note: Grief doesn’t just affect people who […]