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by Of all the many side effects of having your period, one of many women’s least favorite is bloating. It can make you feel uncomfortable and even look like you’ve gained weight. For some women it’s even painful. While this PMS symptom is largely hormones causing water retention, what you eat can either help or make it worse. Here are some cool food tips to take down bloating before it starts. Watch Your...
by I'm a full time firefighter for the City of San Diego. And I have been for 19 years. In those 19 years, I’ve had an annual evaluation each and every year. But I have yet to be asked what I think about my Captain and his/her leadership performance. As someone who spent the first 10 years of my professional life in field sales for Fortune 1000 hospital supply and pharmaceutical companies, I had become...
by Why is it that we moms spend hours, weeks, months researching the best schools and summer camps, finding the best Christmas presents and birthday gifts, scoping out the best flat screen TVs, but we want to cook dinner in a quick 20 minutes. Think about it: we sign our children up for multiple activities when they are small so they can get into college, but we don’t teach them two simple skills they...
by Divorce is a loss. It is a loss of a relationship, of course, but it is also a loss of a dream you once held. It may be a loss of an identity. You may lose friendships and you’ll certainly lose money. But one of the other surprising things you lose in divorce is your sense of real clarity in your life.It’s like a fog has rolled in and you know the bridge is there connecting the life you had with the...
by When it comes to breast health, it’s important to go far beyond what meets the eye. Breasts have 3 main parts: lobules, ducts, and connective tissue that can either be soft and fatty or dense and fibrous. If you have more fibrous tissue you may be diagnosed with dense breasts by your doctor, but what does that mean? The Ins And Outs Of Dense Breasts If you have dense breasts, don’t panic! This is actually...
by It’s that time of year again --- when the weather gets cooler, the leaves change, everything starts coming out with a pumpkin spice flavor, and everyone around you starts sniffling. Catching a cold or battling the flu is as much a part of Fall as Halloween decorations and tailgate parties. But it doesn’t have to be. “How?” you ask? Simple. Have sex!No, Seriously... The best way to fight a cold or the...
by We seem to be glued to our electronics. Where would we be without our computers and cell phones? Everywhere we look people are looking down at their phones. And many wonder why our kids are always wanting to be on our (or their own) phones, or on their tablets.Through all these electronic devices, social media has made a huge mark on society. With the ability to connect us to all the world’s information...
by Hurricane season is upon us, and whether you live in an at-risk area or not, it is important to always be prepared in an increasingly unpredictable climate. One of the biggest issues first responders run into during disasters is that people fail to plan. This can turn minor problems into major and potentially life threatening ones. Here are 3 things to have ready to keep your family safe. The Essentials...
by Do you frequently forget where you put your keys? Do you remember people’s faces but have a hard time remembering their names? Do you often walk into a room and forget why? Rejoice! It might make you smarter and more efficient!Most of us associate the ability to remember facts, names or details with intelligence. Remembering things can come in handy in school or in the workplace. However, researchers...
by While a diabetes diagnosis can come with a scary and long list of don’ts, it turns out that for women, tea and coffee should not be on that list. According to a new study, caffeine intake has surprising benefits for diabetic women.A Fine Cup Of Coffee The results of the research show something very surprising. Women with diabetes who enjoy one cup of caffeinated coffee a day are 51% less likely to...
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