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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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10 Sleep Improvement Quick Tips

Good, quality sleep can be hard to come by with the distractions of life. There are many different factors that can affect how quickly we fall asleep and how long we stay asleep. Here are 10 quick tips

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Healthy Alternatives To Halloween Candy

Halloween is upon us, and with it comes pumpkin-flavored everything, from coffee (sorry, but EWW!) to donuts to you name it. Plus, all the Halloween candy itself. Halloween candy is all about quantity,

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How Does Breast Cancer Affect Your PCOS Symptoms?

You’ve got PCOS, and now you’ve got breast cancer too. Life is just incredibly unfair sometimes. How will the breast cancer affect your PCOS symptoms? It’s a very good question since it seems

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