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I Never Thought I'd Say This-But I'm Now an Email Deleter
Wellness

I Never Thought I'd Say This-But I'm Now an Email Deleter

Stocksy When you were in school, did anyone ever teach you how to organise your inbox? We were all taught algebra and how to play the recorder, andВ there was that one class where we got toВ dissect an eyeball, but day-to-day things like inbox admin, tax returns, or how toВ run a household? Nope, nada. For a long time, I thought it was normal to have tens of thousands of emails sitting in one's inbox: read, unread, useful, useless, just all there, just in case.

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6 Beauty Habits That Will Make You Feel Happier and More Confident

Even though it's hard to believe all the time, you have the power to feel like your absolute best self. Sometimes searching for happiness is so hard-we all have those days. Life has proven to be incredibly unpredictable, and we have to just live it. We're unsure of what's coming next most of the time, but trusting in the journey is the key.
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Here's How to Get Your Period Back After Going Off Birth Control

Oral birth control prescriptions are handed out to teenage and young adult women for a variety of reasons, from hormonal acne and painful periods to preventing pregnancy. Years pass and these same women start thinking about having kids, or maybe just want to know how their bodies will feel without the constant influx of synthetic hormones.
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Is All the Information We Have About Sleep Making It Harder to Sleep?

Gone are the days of bragging about how little sleep we get because we're using our time in more “productive” ways. Thanks to the extensiveness to which sleep has been studied, we know we need sleep in order to get anything done at all-in fact, one recent study found that losing just 16 minutes of sleep can make your workday less productive.
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8 Fun New Yorkers Share Their Beauty Tips for Hiding a Hangover

I've lived in New York for almost three years, and have quickly realized that New Yorkers are a very special breed of people-mostly because they all love to torture themselves just by living here. My friends and I joke about our existence in New York, where summers smell like hot garbage and winters feel like 24/7 forced cryotherapy and having a washer-dryer in unit is just as much of a reason to date someone as whether or not you actually like them.
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From ZoГ« to Kelly: 10 Female Celebrities on the Women They Admire Most

In our current aesthetic-obsessed world, it's easier than ever to let insecurity, jealousy, or even animosity get the best of us-especially when we're bombarded with never-ending images of other people's success on a daily basis (thanks, Instagram).В And don't even get us started on the celebrity news cycle, which mostly thrives on pitting women against one another.
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Want to Go Vegan? You Need to Read This First

В Haute Living Veganism can be pretty confusing. Of course, we all know that a vegan diet is one that's free from animal-derived foods and ingredients, but how can you ensure that you're getting all the vitamins and minerals you need? Sure, you could pop a pill, but it's always a good idea to get as many nutrients as you can from your food, not just for your own health but for the health of your bank balance.
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Reframe the Narrative: How to Exercise So It Brings Joy (Rather Than Dread)

In our society's never-ending quest to lose weight, many of us begrudgingly hit the gym in the name of dropping pounds. We're taught to exercise when we're feeling guilty about how much we ate, or to fit into a dress two sizes too small in a matter of weeks.В While exercising regularly is a great idea for a number of reasons, doing so with the goal of weight loss may not exactly pay off (and isn't a healthy way to live our lives).
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How to Know if You're Suffering From Financial Anxiety-And What To Do About It

If ever you've woken up in the middle of the night, cold sweat and all, because you're not sure whether or not you can pay your rent -you're hardly alone. According to a recent report from the American Psychological Association, financial worries rank high on the list of things Americans are anxious about in 2019, and Fidelity reports that 85% of women are stressed out about their finances.
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From Sex to Saunas: The 9 Best Things You Can Do for a Healthy Heart

Keeping your heart healthy is so important. For so long we have been told to attach purely superficial goals to our health and wellness journeys, from getting leaner arms to sculpted abs. And while that's fine if you really aspire to leaner arms or more sculpted abs, there are also other things to consider when it comes to keeping fit and healthy.
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The Surprising Beauty Benefits of Going Vegan (by One Editor Who Did)

When asked if I could do a vegan diet for a week, I considered my average diet of animal products: Four poached eggs, seven bowls of yogurt and honey, and a sprinkling of cheddar on a bowl of pasta is probably the bare minimum I get through. And that's before I've even mentioned the chicken and fish also in my diet, plus the occasional burger-even if that is in moderation.
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Is There a "Right" Way to Comment on Someone's Body?

We've all been on the receiving end of a comment about our bodies at one point or another, and most of us have doled them out, too. That September when you came back from summer break and more noticeably filled out a bra? You probably heard something about it. That time you trained diligently for a half marathon and absolutely crushed it?
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Diets Are Hard, but This One Might Just Make It Easier

As it turns out, the average Brit will start an eye-watering 189 diets in their lifetime, which will be largely unsuccessful, according to a new study by The Laughing Cow. The survey also discovered that, as a nation, we're likely to attempt three diets over the course of the next year and that each one will last no longer than seven weeks.
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What to Do About Climate Change Anxiety, According to Mental Health Experts

After watching wildfires tear through California (and various news articles discuss the sorry state of the polar ice caps and exactly how long we have left before earth becomes uninhabitable), one thing is clear: Climate change is real, and it's terrifying.В Between the impossible-to-ignore science and the fact that our president doesn't believe in climate change and has rolled back environmental regulations since taking office, anxiety around this topic is high.
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How Important Is Tongue Scraping, Really?

If you ask us, few things are more tedious than dental care. While taking off your makeup and slathering on moisturizer (and maybe even a face mask) can feel luxurious and relaxing after a long day, flossing and brushing are more like chores. Just get them done as quickly as possible so you don't end up with a mouth full of cavities at your next visit, right?
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5 Things to Consider Before Working Out Twice a Day

Rachael Finch is an Australian model, television host, former Miss Universe Australia and a contestant on Dancing With the Stars Australia. She's also an avid wellness advocate as a certified trainer and health coach and as the creator of Body by Finch, an online health and fitness platform. These days, most of us struggle to find the time for just one workout throughout the day, let alone getting it done twice.
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Here's How Reliable Your Ovulation App Really Is, According to Doctors

Although 99% effective at preventing pregnancy when used perfectly, according to the NHS, hormonal birth control methods come with a slew of negative side effects for many women: weight gain, mood swings, and decreased libido, to name a few. Depression, migraines, and anxiety are a few more. Plus, more and more women are reporting complications when they stop using it, such as an inability to get their period back or painful cramps that birth control masked.
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Working From Home Might Make Burnout Worse-Here's What to Do

In May, the World Health Organization declared burnout an official medical diagnosis, describing it as "a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed." Symptoms include exhaustion, negative feelings toward one's job, and difficulty performing well at work.
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