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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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Understanding the Psychological Effects of Breast Cancer

Cancer has got to be one of the most terrifying words in the English language. Cancer used to be equated with almost certain death, and there’s a lot of residual fear in our society, despite major education

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Is There a Connection Between PCOS and Breast Cancer?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you may have wondered about the association of PCOS and breast cancer. A recent (Shobeiri, F. & Jenabi, E., 2016) study indicates inconsistent outcomes

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Turning Fear of the Future Into an Asset

There are so many things in life to fear or worried about:  nuclear meltdown, the price of gasoline, whether or not you’ll have a job next week or next year, how on earth you’re going to get pregnant,

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Stop Running From Your Problems

Let’s be real – sometimes life feels like an endless series of problems.  The dog gets sick all over the freshly cleaned carpet, your car needs a $450 repair, the report you thought was due on Friday

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