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Tired? 25 Ways To Fight Fatigue

It seems like everyone is tired these days. In my medical practice, it’s one of the most common complaints I hear from people. How about you? Do you feel tired a lot of the time? There can be many reasons for that fatigue. It can, of course, be due to medical issues like iron deficiency and thyroid imbalance, but the majority of fatigue is due to various factors we can’t measure: too much stress, too little exercise, poor diet, insufficient sleep… In other words, lifestyle factors.… Read the rest

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Hack Your Body Clock: How To Become A Morning Person

I haven’t always been a morning person. But when various factors collided (specifically, getting a book contract to produce three novels in three years, coupled with the fact that quitting my day job was not an option…mostly because my children had grown rather accustomed to eating food on a regular basis) I had to come up with a new plan.… Read the rest

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10 Ways To Banish Stress

There are so many wonderful things about conferences. They’re fun, exciting, educational, and great for networking. But…maybe you would also add “stressful” to that list of descriptors.   I’m headed to one of my favorite conferences next week: BlissDom Canada. It’s a super high-energy gathering of hundreds of amazing, talented women: bloggers and social media mavens, primarily. (Here’s what my experience was like last year.) I wrote a post last week on YMC outlining my top ten ways to bust the stress that can accompany conferences.… Read the rest

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Say It Ain’t So: Are Flip Flops Bad For You?

We’re into the dog days of summer. Are you and your Havaianas inseparable? Well, I hate to say this…but I’ve got some bad news. Flip flops feel ultra natural and comfortable, but it turns out they’re not so great for you, health-wise. To see more about what I’m talking about, head over to Yummy Mummy Club and read my recent post on flip flops and health.… Read the rest

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Mission: Mosquito Bite Patrol

It’s the summer (yay!)…it’s mosquito season (not quite so yay!). Love the warm weather but loathe the bugs that accompany it? Time to fight back, my dears. On my health blog on Yummy Mummy Club, I’ve outlined an attack plan, in two phases: 1. prevention 2. bite relief. If you want to have a somewhat less itchy summer, head over there and check it out.… Read the rest

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How To Make A Baby

Here’s what I’ve been writing about over on Yummy Mummy Club lately… How to get pregnant! Yes, it seems obvious enough, and no, this article isn’t what you’re thinking. The thing is, many couples struggle to conceive, and it can be a huge source of stress. In my latest YMC post I discuss the role all that stress might be playing in the quest to get pregnant.… Read the rest

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Health Tip: Natural Ways To Cope With Seasonal Allergies

It’s spring! Which means: warm winds, tulips, the beginning of baseball season, swingy dresses, itchy eyes and nonstop sneezing…wait. What? Yes, for some of us, spring is not all butterflies and rainbows. If you suffer seasonal allergies—commonly called hayfever—you might be in the market for some tips on how to survive (and enjoy) the season. On my healthy blog at YummyMummyClub, I outline five natural (ie.… Read the rest

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Health Tip: Should You Google Your Health Symptoms?

I love the internet as much as anyone. But it presents a bit of a conundrum when it comes to health and medical information. Googling stuff is fun, right? Googling that odd twinge you’ve had in your leg for the past few weeks and learning that…OMG you might have cancer! Or leprosy! Or….well, you get the idea. Not so much fun.… Read the rest

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Healthalicious: My Recent Health Posts, March Edition

Here’s what I’ve been blogging about in the past few weeks on my other blogs: Kid Not Sleeping? This May Be The Reason Learn about the nutritional deficiency that could be at the root of all those hair-pulling bedtime battles. How To Lose Weight Through Portion Control Staying slim is tough, especially when there’s so much fabulous food out there. Here are 7 tricks to help you become a portion-control pro.… Read the rest

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Roundup: My Recent Health Posts, January Edition

Here’s what I’ve been blogging about in the past couple of weeks on my other blogs:  9 Ways To Boost Your Brain Power Learn how chocolate, blueberries, and a good night’s sleep can help you become a much smarter cookie.   Is It A Cold Or The Flu? So you’re sniffling, your coughing, you’re feeling pretty miserable…is it the flu? Or a cold?… Read the rest

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Kim Foster writes YA and adult books about thieves, spies, and assassins. (Read More)

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