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Overthinking Is A Problem

Overthinking Is A Problem

When I was in college, there was a student who lived in my dorm who regularly surveyed other students about which outfit she should wear. Sometimes, she would go door to door soliciting opinions. Although most people were polite enough to tell her which outfit looked better, in reality, no one cared what she wore […]

Let’s Learn About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome {PCOS}

Let’s Learn About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome {PCOS}

At its heart, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance. Specifically, women with PCOS have higher than normal levels of androgens or male hormones. PCOS is usually thought of as a reproductive disorder; it affects 10% of women of childbearing age and usually starts after puberty. But some of its effects seem to have little to […]

The Connection Between Talc And Ovarian Cancer

The Connection Between Talc And Ovarian Cancer

In 2017, a jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a 63-year-old woman in Los Angeles who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based baby powder for decades. Like many women who use baby powder to freshen up or reduce chafing between their thighs, on their genitals, or in their underwear, […]

How To Look Peng After 50 Like Connie Britton

How To Look Peng After 50 Like  Connie Britton

Like most parents, Connie Britton admits that finding that elusive me time can be a bit of a challenge. “I used to take long baths, but that has gone by the wayside,” says the actress, who is mom to 7-year-old son Yoby. “Even when I finally get him to bed and have a moment, it feels like […]

How To Overcome The ‘Imposter’ Syndrome

How To Overcome The ‘Imposter’ Syndrome

Over the last weeks, I’ve been pondering on my struggle to accept that my success is earned and that I deserve to be where I am today. I’d heard of “Imposter Syndrome,” but I didn’t think that was what I was experiencing. I started digging deeper into this topic and learned great insights. Especially as […]

This Is The Best Anti-Aging Work Out For You

This Is The Best Anti-Aging Work Out For You

You’re already using anti-aging moisturizers and anti-aging eye creams–is it time to adopt an anti-aging workout, too? A new study published today in the journal European Heart Journal says when it comes down to the anti-aging effects of exercise, cardio is queen. Endurance exercise–like running, swimming, or bicycling–and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) both slowed signs of aging compared to lifting weights–at least […]

What Do You Know About E Coli Outbreak? : Here Are The Signs

What Do You Know About E Coli Outbreak? : Here Are The Signs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning people not to eat romaine lettuce in the wake of a new E. coli outbreak. Since October 8, 32 people in 11 states have been infected with the bacteria, which has been traced back to contaminated romaine lettuce. So far, 13 people have been hospitalized. […]

Hey You, Love Your Body : The Power Of Dance

Hey You, Love Your Body : The Power Of Dance

Jessie Diaz has always loved dancing. But she never knew how much she would love inspiring other women to dance until she founded her Curves with Moves dance company. Diaz’s goal for every class she teaches: to get women to see the power in dance and their own bodies through affirmations and good, old-fashioned endorphins. Here, she opens up about her journey […]

Why Are Your Hands Cold? { Raynaud’s Disease}

Why Are Your Hands Cold? { Raynaud’s Disease}

To say my body doesn’t do well in the cold is an understatement. When the temperature drops, my fingers freeze, and often turn deep red, followed by white. On especially exciting days, they’ll look a little blue. “Cold hands, warm heart,” my mom used to tell me. Growing up in sunny Southern California, this rarely […]

How To Relieve a Headache Instantly

How To Relieve a Headache Instantly

A few weeks ago, I had an appointment with a physical therapist. As he poked and prodded my body during the initial evaluation, he asked me a question that honestly kind of shocked me: “Have you been getting headaches lately?” Indeed I had been—bad ones. So bad that neither Tylenol nor Advil could relieve the […]