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What is Stress Incontinence?

What is Stress Incontinence?

TweetWhat is stress incontinence, anyway? The term “incontinence” refers to the unintentional loss of urine. If you’ve ever heard anyone say, “I laughed so hard I peed”, that was a form of incontinence. Incontinence is one of the side effects of pregnancy, but did you know that stress can cause the problem as well? That’s right — stress incontinence is a t... »

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The Bath Everyone Should Be Taking

The Bath Everyone Should Be Taking

TweetEveryone should be taking Epsom Salt baths. Epsom salt, which is, ironically enough, not a salt but a mineral compound of magnesium and sulphur, is a natural remedy for a host of health ailments. Studies have indicated that the magnesium-sulphur combination are readily absorbable in the skin — and thus, a bath containing this salt-compound is a wonderful, easy way to gain a ton of healt... »

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Five Benefits of Stress

TweetIf you are a grown ass woman, chances are you have a little experience with stress. If you are like me, the second you turned 18, a ton of bills, credit cards, social responsibilities, relationships, and unwanted pregnancies hit you like a ton of bricks, and haven’t stopped since. While stress definitely sucks mountains of balls, there are also some benefits to constantly being wired. Since I... »

Celebrate National Stress Awareness Month Like This

Celebrate National Stress Awareness Month Like This

TweetNational Stress Awareness month is certainly one to celebrate, because there’s almost nothing better than that feeling of stress-free floating on a cloud. Try these 5 tips to let go of it all this month: 1. Take a friends trip. Maybe just for a weekend, maybe for much longer. Take an easy, Palm Tree-filled adventure with a few of your closest friends to somewhere easy to get to. Easy fl... »

Is Second Hand Stress A Thing?

Is Second Hand Stress A Thing?

TweetBet your ass it is. Do you ever experience an overwhelming feeling of stress, out of nowhere? It’s second-hand stress. It’s a thing. It’s an epidemic. Heidi Hanna, author of Stressaholic: 5 Ways to Transform Your Relationship with Stress, says that second hand stress can block productivity and will negatively impact our general well-being. That does not sound fun. Did you kn... »

Wine: It’s What’s For Breakfast

Wine: It’s What’s For Breakfast

TweetSoccer moms everywhere, rejoice! Ever wanted to take your wine with you wherever you travel? Now you can, with wine sippy cups. It’s a scientific fact that everyone loves drinking, especially people who have popped children out. Why? Because the stress of raising a family is easily counterbalanced with a nice glass of wine to take the edge off. Being a mom in this day and age isn’... »

Five Tips For Traveling With a Baby

Five Tips For Traveling With a Baby

Tweet  I’m not going to lie, my traveling with a baby in tow experience is limited, mostly because even though I have tried countless times, it is physically impossible for two men to have a baby. I have traveled with Bryce and her son Ben, however, and my sisters keep popping babies out like Oxycontin. Thus, I do have a  little experience in the arena of traveling as a family unit. Her... »

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Rant of the Week: How to Survive Your Family During the Holidays

Tweet Yesterday I flew to Florida. My flight was delayed when the plane had to return to the gate to let off two babies who wouldn’t stop shrieking like tiny banshees, and then I realized I was sitting in front of a 12-year-old boy with tourette’s, who kept kicking the back of my seat and talking about how majestic rattlesnakes are. And that was just on the journey here. Its no secret ... »

A Little Staycation Kit For Your Casa

A Little Staycation Kit For Your Casa

Tweet In the event that Saturn passing through Scorpio has you totally frazzled and over-stressed (here’s looking at you, every Aries ever), you’re probably going to want to plan a little time-out-and-unwind day in the privacy of your own home sometime very soon, or even immediately. The key is to set up a relaxing environment that’ll transport you to some distant, exotic, no str... »

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