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“I am woman, hear me roar … I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman.” These lyrics are from "I Am Woman," sung and co-written by Helen Reddy in 1975. Ever wonder why some lyrics are so ...

10 Self-Affirmations to Boost Your Confidence Daily

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Photo: Maggie Baumann at 9 months pregnant with her first baby Christine, 1986 (left). Baumann at 9 months pregnant with her daughter Whitney. Christine is holding her hand, 1987 (middle). Baumann ...

Starving and Pregnant: Lifting the Shame of Pregorexia

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This year, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week was held February 22 to February 28, 2015. But let us not forget the goal of groups like the National Eating Disorders Association — that this ...

I Had No Idea: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015

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Can women truly enjoy sex without love? The simple answer is a big fat YES, depending on the individual and circumstances. However, this answer is still widely debated. That's because women ...

Can Women Truly Enjoy Sex Without Being in Love?

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You may know some basic information about the human papillomavirus, but do you know how to bring up your diagnosis with your current sexual partner? Dr. Pari Ghodsi, a gynecologist and ...

10 Facts to Tell Your Partner About HPV

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What if depression was just a side effect of inflammation in the body? What if we felt emotionally crappy simply because our body was also down in the dumps? Some experts are suggesting that ...

Can Inflammation Cause Depression?

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It’s not too late to start the new year off with a more positive outlook on life. You can start making changes to your attitude today with the help of tips from people who have already done ...

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It’s not too late to start the new year off with a more positive outlook on life. You can start making changes to your attitude today with the help of tips from people who have already done ...

Start The New Year With a Positive Mindset: Try These 10 Tips

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Many women with type 1 diabetes are able to manage their condition thanks to insulin injections, but weight gain is an all too common side effect that may be considered taboo to talk about. ...

Recovering From Diabulimia: 2 Women Share Their Success Stories

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Before modern-day birth control pills and pain-relieving medications were on the market, women used to have their own natural remedies for all types of reproductive issues. If you’re looking ...

10 Helpful Herbs for Menstruation Issues

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Chances are you know someone with diabetes type 1 or the eating disorder bulimia nervosa. However, what’s more uncommon is having both conditions at once, which has been coined ...

11 Facts About Diabulimia You Should Know

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If you’re a Millennial and can’t remember the last time you visited the doctor’s office, it’s most likely time for you to make arrangements for some preventative health screenings. Unsure of ...

10 Important Health Checkups For Millennials

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I remember as a kid thinking how silly it was to even consider having a midnight snack, but now I understand how appealing it is to consume a sugary treat in the middle of the night when random ...

Does Eating at Night Cause Weight Gain?

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If you’re suffering from bad breath and have no idea why, a few experts are willing to share some reasons behind the smell of halitosis, and treatment options for getting rid of that unfavorable ...

Getting Rid of Bad Breath: Causes and Treatment Options

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Instead of dreading singledom this holiday season, why not embrace it? The no-strings-attached lifestyle can be quite wonderful this time of year, and here are 17 ways to prove that. 1) You ...

17 Reasons to Enjoy Being Single During the Holidays

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If you live with dyslexia, more technological options are now available to make your life easier, including special fonts that cause reading to be less arduous. Dyslexia is a type of learning ...

Special Fonts May Help People With Dyslexia Read

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Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Is there any way to make Black Friday less stressful and more of a healthy experience? Julianne Soviero, a personal trainer and ...

15 Ways to Make Black Friday a Healthier Experience

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Whether you lose a family member, close friend or even an acquaintance to suicide, it can be difficult to cope with nonetheless. International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is held on Saturday, ...

On Losing Loved Ones to Suicide: 15 Ways to Celebrate Their Lives

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Many people understand that eating foods with high amounts of sugar, unhealthy fats and carbs can lead to weight gain and possibly an upset stomach. However, food not only impacts the waistline ...

Sugar and Gluten Intake May Lead to Anxiety For Some

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Although the United States may as well be declared Ebola-free, there is still a lingering fear in some minds that an outbreak is in the near future. And if you live in West Africa, the fear is ...

12 Ways to Stay Calm About Ebola

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Emotional eating and overeating don’t just happen during the winter holidays. Chances are you struggle with disordered eating throughout the rest of the year too. However, it’s much harder to ...

15 Ways You Can Handle Holiday Overeating and Emotional Eating

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For parents of children newly diagnosed with ADHD, it may seem overwhelming at first to adjust your life to best accommodate your children. However, three experts provide 10 tips for you to make ...

10 Tips For Parents of Children With ADHD

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Although it’s only been a couple months since school started for most children, there is no better time than the present to focus on your children’s progress, especially if they show symptoms of ...

ADHD Awareness Month: 15 Ways You Can Check in With Your Child

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Exercise has been touted as a natural treatment option for depression lately. But many people with depression know that the relationship between physical activity and mood is complicated. ...

Exercise Doesn’t Prevent Teen Depression, According to Study

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If you’re like many Americans, Halloween costume shopping is on your to-do list. After all, it’s fun to dress up like someone or something you’re not. But a disguise isn't always a good idea. Not, ...

8 Phrases You Shouldn't Say to Someone Who Has Depression or Anxiety

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October marks the beginning of a fun-filled time of year, except if you factor in the cold and flu season. Although the peak time for flu season is usually between December and February, some ...

Do You Have the Flu or a Cold? Getting Through the Flu Season

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If you’re tired of seeing only $10 left over in your bank account every month after all the bills are paid, then it’s time to take a look at your spending and saving habits. Jan Yager, a ...

20 Ways to Spend Less, Save More

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Breaking up is hard to do. Whether it’s your first time experiencing a breakup or it’s your tenth time, it can still be a rough journey. Luckily, Christine Hassler, a life coach and author of ...

12 Tips to Help You Get Over a Breakup

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If you think mental health conditions are clear-cut with permanent definitions, there is a new study to prove you wrong. Schizophrenia is now considered to be eight different mental health ...

Schizophrenia is Made Up Of Multiple Disorders, Study Says

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National Suicide Prevention Week is almost over, but many people are still unaware of the facts surrounding suicide prevention, especially when a suicide attempt has already been made. Experts ...

People Who Survived Attempted Suicide Need You to Know 12 Things

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If you can’t pull yourself away from your work computer without feeling guilty after you’ve already put in a full day, this article is for you. In fact, you may be a workaholic. To find out ...

Want to Quit Your Work Addiction? 12 Tips that May Help

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September is Pain Awareness Month, and it’s time to shed some light onto the struggles of people who live with pain, especially chronic pain. One aspect of chronic pain that is not discussed ...

Pain Awareness Month: 5 Ways Chronic Pain Impacts Mental Health

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If you work significantly more than 40 hours every week and find it hard to detach yourself from work after hours, you’ve probably been told by at least one person that you’re a “work addict” or ...

What is Workaholism? How Common is It?

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For many women, it’s a given that pimples will be popping up right before and during the start of menstruation. But it might not be as obvious that breakouts also happen during periods of stress, ...

Can Stress Cause Skin Problems?

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If work has been chaotic or some disaster, like the death of a family member, has happened recently, don’t be too surprised if your face starts to break out shortly after the fact. Stress is an ...

12 Skin Conditions Stress Can Aggravate

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It was a shock and tragedy for comedy lovers when Robin Williams died on Monday, August 11, 2014. What was even more devastating was that he took his own life as an alleged result of his battle ...

13 Warning Signs Depression is Getting Worse

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If you attended The Anxiety Summit online during June, you may have learned some new information about how food and mood can affect one another. Now in August there is a new online summit that ...

Do You Eat Your Feelings? Attend Mindful Eating Summit Online

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Is chronic dry eye disease the new affliction of this generation? This condition is certainly showing up in more studies and articles, and that’s no surprise considering our eyes may be glued to ...

Chronic Dry Eye Could Be Linked to Computer Use

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You may not realize it, but there is an entire day devoted to people who choose not to have children. August 1 is International Childfree Day, and it mostly exists to “educate the public on ...

International Childfree Day Celebrates Mental Health Benefits

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If you think about it, memories are one of the most important parts of life. Memories help define who you are as a person, and differentiate you from the person next to you. And having the ...

Decreased Sleep Linked to Memory Difficulties

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Stress is unavoidable in life, whether it’s from a round of layoffs at work, a breakup with your significant other, or even something as simple as driving through bad traffic. But chronic or ...

9 Tips to Help You Reduce Chronic Stress

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Remember when telephones only had one purpose? Not that long ago, we just used them to make phone calls. Well, these days our cell phones can do a lot more than that. Now we even have phones ...

5 Promising Smartphone Apps in the Works to Protect Mental Health

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Do Plan B and my IUD cause abortion? That is the big question these days. There are various types of birth control, but the owners of the companies Hobby Lobby and an affiliated business Mardel ...

IUDs and Emergency Contraceptives: How Do They Actually Work?

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Health insurance is one of those services that many people really don’t use until they’re actually in danger of dying, yet they pay an arm and a leg monthly to have it just in case. But health ...

12 Ways You Can Amplify Your Health Insurance Benefits

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In college I came across a book called “The Sociopath Next Door,” written by Martha Stout in Barnes & Noble and it immediately drew my attention. I mean, don’t we all want to know if a sociopath ...

12 Signs You're Friends With a Psychopath

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Living with chronic stress is the new norm in our supermom-workaholic society. Add an anxiety disorder to the pile of stress, and life becomes even more miserable. With anxiety, there is an ...

Anxiety Summit: Lose Your Stress and Anxiety

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If you’re one of the many American women putting in overtime at work and resorting to chocolate to handle the stress of work-life balance (maybe that’s just me), then look no further for ...

Anxiety Summit: Get Rid of Sugar to Boost Your Mood

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If you’ve ever had a throbbing, piercing or dull pain in the head, you’ve most likely experienced a headache just like the rest of the population. However, you might not realize that a portion of ...

Oh, My Aching Head: It’s Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

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If you’re suffering from anxiety, June is the month for answers. In fact, if you suffer from any mental health issues/disorders such as depression, it could benefit you to attend two online ...

Want to Overcome Anxiety or Depression? Attend 2 Online Summits

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Eyes are a “window to the soul,” but what about a window to the brain? Experts suggest that mental health can be closely linked to eye health, and research also shows how eyes can be used to ...

Your Eyes Can Be a Window into Your Mental Health