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Why You Should Let Yourself Hit Rock Bottom

You’ll be surprised what you find down there…                                    Photo by Yoann Boyer on Unsplash I will never forget when my doctor looked me in the eye and said, I don’t know what to do for you now. After all the…

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Why A School Wants To Give Kids Haribo

Instead of Home-Made Cake                                     Photo by Raw Pixel on Unsplash   Parenting can be a pain in the ass. While your little ones totter happily, you’re scanning for danger 24/7. You spend hours shopping organic, feeding them right,…

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Why Women Won’t Admit What’s Wrong

And it’s killing us…                                    Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash   Months before I got my diagnosis, I knew something was amiss. I felt strange, simultaneously wired and exhausted and the pounds were falling off despite consuming vast quantities…

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What Frazzled Mums Really Need…

It isn’t medication…                                    Photo by Julie Johnson on Unsplash   A friend of mine gets paid to talk women out of taking medication. No, that’s not her real job title. It’s not even IN her job description, but she…

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The Fatal Mistake You’re Making About Stress

And why you should get emotional about it                                 Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash   Stress nearly killed me. And it can do the same for you. You probably already heard that stress can cause heart disease, cancer and stroke, but……

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How To Love Your Midlife Crisis

                                    Photo by John Torcasio on Unsplash Midlife Crisis Ahhh, aging is beautiful, isn’t it? The media tells you to lower your hemline and raise your hairline. The mirror reflects wrinkles and sagging, despite the fortune you spend on…

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Why Women Lie About Feeling Fine

Photo by Timothy Paul Smith on Unsplash I used to dread people asking me I wanted them to stop, but they didn’t. I tried to come up with something witty to distract them, to pretend the wheels weren’t coming off, the walls weren’t crumbling around me and a voice inside my head wasn’t screaming, help me!…

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Why Your Bikini Is Your Best Friend

You may think the best thing about summer is warm sunny evenings, spontaneous barbecues and a strawberry glut, but for me, the best thing about summer is my bikini. Not because it bares my curves and allows the sun to kiss my skin and make me feel sexy. Not because it makes me move more.…

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What Does Cancer Look Like To You?

What Does Cancer Look Like To You? Cancer. A woman lying in a hospice bed, drawing her last breath? A patient in pain, prepped for chemotherapy, bald and frightened? Or…a group of women dancing bra-less in a field, feathers in hair, cheeks speckled with glitter, smiling and connecting? How about, a woman who was given just…

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