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Do This For Better Sleep

It’s too easy to get into that viscous cycle of energy drinks and coffee during the day and sleeping pills at night. But these temporary fixes can cause long term damage, making it so that your body doesn’t know how to wake up or go to sleep on its own. Scary thought, right? But, giving up those trusty sleeping pills can be scary, too. Here are some natural sleep remedies to help wean you off of that oh so innocent looking little half moon on your sleeping pill bottle



Just Calm Down... and stop stressing!

In this time of fast-paced overachieving and mindless multi-tasking, we tend to try to be everything to everyone, leaving us harried and spread too thin to truly be good to anyone at all, let alone ourselves. Far away countries and pamper-promising spas offer momentary escapes from the frenetic fast lane of life that we have, for some odd reason, voluntarily merged onto. Excusing yourself entirely and escaping to a land far far away from life’s frenzied flow is permissible on occasion, but allowing daily interludes, even for just 5-minutes, can help alleviate unnecessary stress.



5 Ways Stress Makes You Fat

Being overweight can stress you out. The cruel irony is that being stressed can make you fat. And the last thing you need when you already feel like your work, your relationship—anything—is falling apart, is to also feel you’ve lost control over your weight. While the best thing to do is beat the unwanted pounds at the source—namely, the thing that is causing you stress—being aware of how stress causes you to gain weight might also help in the battle to burn those emotional calories. If you can recognize that you are not actually hungry, but just stressed, that might keep you from reaching for any unnecessary foods.