Working Out on Your Period: Yay or Nay?

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It's the eternal question: Is working out on your period a good idea or a bad one? On one hand, you generally feel bloated, fat and more in need of some serious cardio. Then there's all of that PMS snacking.... No shame here — we all give…

5 Self-Defense Modalities that Are Perfect for Women

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Every woman can benefit from taking self-defense classes. They're empowering, they help to build confidence and studies have shown that they really do prevent attacks. A 2015 Canadian study on the Enhanced Assess Acknowledge Act Sexual Assault…

8 Reasons You Why You Should Join a Circle of Women

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Have you ever considered the idea of joining a circle of women? It’s not always easy being a woman. We struggle to do it all and be everything to everyone, and sometimes in that process we lose sight of ourselves and of our own needs. And…

Getting Real About Your Birth Plan: Is a Water Birth Right For You?

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Having a baby is a crazy, magical and potentially terrifying experience for a lot of women, regardless of your birth plan. There are a lot of unknowns when you have a baby—when will I go into labor, how much will it hurt, will my baby be…

Social Detox: The Archetype of Frienemies

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Imagine this scene: you’ve been dumped by your beau and there’s nothing you need more than the embrace and sympathy of a friend. But what if the friend is actually one of your frienemies who is more interested in making your life worse…

Make it Stop: 10 Ways to Combat Body Shaming

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We’ve reached an all-time low as a society and it’s called body shaming. While the definition is open, it’s a type of body shaming that has become prominent on the internet and in real life. One example is being told by an old lady at…
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Hilary Clinton 2016: 7 Reasons to Love the Prospect of a Female in the White House

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Ah, the prospect of Hilary Clinton 2016. In case you hadn’t noticed, times are changing, and in so many ways this is really good news. We are lucky enough to exist during a time when our culture and our government are embracing monumental…

15 Girl Scout Badges We Wish Existed

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To quote Amy Sedaris, “I am an aging Girl Scout.” I can still remember earning Girl Scout badges as a Brownie growing up in New Jersey. I looked forward to our troop meetings and activities and looked up to the older Girl Scouts with all…

Snack To Lose Weight

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve found it hard to lose weight even when you’re exercising regularly and are eating healthful foods. Because weight gain and loss are really a matter of simple mathematics (calories in versus calories…