Category Archives for self-care

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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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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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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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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Emotional Nutrition: Feeding Your Mind, Heart, and Soul

One of the recurring themes I see in my clients is a lack of self-care. This is one of the indicators that I am working with someone who is depressed. Self-care is often one of the first things to go by

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PCOS Superfoods & How They Can Help Your Body Image

You’re out at a restaurant with friends and you want to treat yourself. You eat a giant plate of pasta, loaded with fried shrimp and a creamy sauce. It’s delicious. But half an hour later, you’re

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Advice for Want-to-be-Fathers Living in a PCOS Household

Infertility is one of life’s most painful experiences. So is PCOS. It’s even worse when you don’t know anyone else going through the experience, or you just feel like you can’t talk about it. Here’s

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