The Life-Saving Reasons Women Need to Limit It to One Drink Per Day

Editor’s Update Aug 16, 2017: A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry reports on the drinking habits of Americans, comparing the years of 2001-2002 and 2012-2013. In that time, the number of Americans who consume alcohol increased 11% and the amount of high risk drinking increased close to 30%. However, …

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How to Survive the Unspoken Grief that Comes After Miscarriage

“I would have had my baby in one more month, but at four months pregnant, I lost him,” says one mom. “I was feeling fine, but at my regular appointment the doctor couldn’t find a heartbeat. I don’t understand what happened. I’m devastated but I don’t know what to do.” …

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Women Who Cop This Attitude Live Longer!

American philosopher and psychologist William James said, “Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” It’s a quote that makes sense to most American women. We’re a positive nation on the whole, and believe in having hope for the future. We know that if we can approach each day with an …

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Menopausal? Anxious? It’s Normal—Here’s What to Do

Ellen was getting frustrated. She had felt “off” for going on a year-and-a-half. It was hard to pinpoint her symptoms at times, but they included things like brain fog, difficulty sleeping, and changing appetite, so she figured she was going through the early symptoms of menopause. She was about the …

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How to Make Meditation Work for You

No doubt you’ve heard about the many benefits of meditation. So far, we’ve discovered that a regular meditation practice can reduce stress, increase focus, improve productivity and creativity, cut your risk for heart attack and stroke, ease chronic pain, improve mood, boost the immune system, and more. You may have …

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Why Women Lose Their Hair and How to Treat It

How do you feel about your hair? If you’re like most women, you probably wish it were different somehow: flatter or curlier, thicker or finer, shorter or longer. We tend to be a bit too critical of ourselves, and to find what’s wrong with our “crowning glory,” rather than what’s …

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5 Reasons Why Women Feel Dizzy—and How to See Straight Again!

Barbara didn’t think much about it when she felt dizzy after getting up from her easy chair. Who didn’t feel a little dizzy now and then? She figured she just got up too quickly. She wasn’t as young as she used to be, after all, so she started to give …

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How to Sail Through Empty Nest Syndrome

Graduations took place across the country several weeks ago, and now thousands of promising young people are heading off to college or to their first jobs. For most parents, it’s a time of pride, but also of mixed feelings, particularly for moms. Seeing that bedroom suddenly emptied out can do …

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Is It My Imagination Or Are My Allergies Getting Worse?

I’ve heard it from my friends, and even from strangers in passing: “My allergies just seem worse this year!” Women who’ve never had allergies before are suddenly buying stock in tissue companies, bewildered about the state of their ever-dripping noses. “I thought it was a cold,” one mom told me, …

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How to Heal 4 Foot Problems for More Attractive Summer Feet

We women have a gift: we can live in denial for long periods of time. At least we can when it comes to our feet. All winter long, they stay hidden away inside our socks and we don’t think much about them. When the warm weather arrives, however, we eye …

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