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Can Menstrual Products Mess with Your Birth Control?

By Claire Tighe. Ever since I got my IUD last year, I’ve been pretty much in love, especially when my period comes around. Yes, I just said that. Getting to use my DivaCup with my ParaGard IUD is p…

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Optimist or Pessimist? 7 Benefits of Both

Good news, optimists: your glass-half-full attitude has some major benefits to your health and happiness, just as you cheerily always assumed would be the case. Pessimist? Before you grumble “I knew i…

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How to Avoid Drama and Blame in Your Relationships

Are your relationships defined by tired role-play? Here's how to break out of character. As a child, I routinely told my mother when I thought my friends were being mean. I knew she would tel…

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5 Keys to Creating Conscious and Intentional Relationships

What do you know about being in a relationship? How did you come by that knowledge? Chances are, much like swimming, you were thrown into the deep end of a pool and survival instinct took over. Unles…

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How Successful People Choose Friends

Are we really judged by the company we keep? Those who have made it to the top, who have achieved financial success, will tell you that how and whom you choose to befriend can be a game changer in you…

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Why Do Dogs Get Upset When We Hug or Kiss Other People?

Whenever my dad, Dr. Marty Becker, and my mom, Teresa, tried to hug and kiss, my mom’s dog, Quixote, a Pomeranian mix, erupted into a fit of barking. As children, my little brother, Lex, and I didn’t …

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9 Ways Love Changes Your Personality

From boosting happiness to making you less judgmental, here's how being head-over-heels changes you. Love makes us all walk around like giant goof balls. We're smiling for no reason. We're asking p…

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The Case for Slowing Down in 2015

2015 is here and you’re as busy as ever. Being busy is a great thing, but, it can be incredibly stressful, which taxes your body and your health over time. Instead of trying to force more stress onto …

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3 Qualities Keeping You from Love

Everybody enjoys being loved, but many struggle to embrace it as they should. You may be one of those people, and up to this point, you may not have accepted that fact. You are certainly not alone in …

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8 Habits to Ditch & Embrace in 2015

While your belly may still be happy and rotund from the seasonal merriment, 2015 is fast approaching. Inevitably, it's resolution time. But, this year, instead of assigning yourself numerous resolutio…

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Thanks for the info on the HEPA filters ! That is useful as my daughter has a bad cat allergy and w…