The Mindful Side of PCOS & How it Can Change Everything

The Mindful Side of PCOS & How it Can Change EverythingQuite often, one of my top recommendations for how to get a handle on stress and anxiety is by starting a mindfulness meditation practice. Mindfulness,

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PCOS & Cervical Cancer: Are They Connected?

You may have heard that PCOS can cause cancer. Yes, you should be concerned, but it’s not quite as bad as you might fear. Here’s the deal: According to an NIH study by Dr. Dumesic, a noted PCOS researcher,

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How to Create Realistic New Year’s Resolutions – and Stick to Them in 2019

How many times have you made a list of resolutions that include losing weight, exercising more, cutting down on drinking or smoking, finding a new job, being nicer to family members, getting together with

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PCOS and Holiday Stress: How to Stay Mindful of Your Stress Levels

Holidays are supposed to be synonymous with joy, but they also tend to be synonymous with stress. The time seems to feel like everything speeds up, there are more events and people who require your attention.

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Healthy Holiday Treats You Don’t Have to Feel Guilty About

One of the really fun things about the holiday season is the return of our favorite holiday treats. The shelves at Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s are overflowing with luscious-looking cakes, pastries,

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PCOS & Gratitude

Thanksgiving is in the air in the USA, and gratitude is on my mind. Practicing gratitude is one of the best ways to turn a bad mood around. Make a gratitude list every single day, privately or publicly,

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How PCOS and Diabetes Affect Each Other – And Your Moods

PCOS and diabetes are intricately linked. Up to half of women with PCOS will end up with Type 2 diabetes, a good deal of it “early onset,” meaning you get diagnosed at a much younger than expected

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How To be Mindful With Your Sweets When You Have PCOS

I’m going to come right out and tell you, it’s my belief/observation/experience that when we attempt to permanently eliminate things that bring us joy, we often fail, become miserable, or become rebellious. Sweets

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Tending the Garden of Positivity

There’s been a great deal of attention lately to the practice of “positive psychology,” which focuses on optimism, gratitude, and creating hopefulness. Some of us are optimists by nature, while some

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PCOS and Candy: How Sugar Can Make Your PCOS Worse

We’re creeping up on Halloween season, and that means that the stores are loaded with pumpkin-themed everything, costumes for the kids, face paint, decorations – and TONS of candy. I mean, literal

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