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Worried Woman

3 Calming Questions to Ask Yourself When You're Feeling Worried or Anxious

We may think we feel safer when we’re anxious, but it’s just an illusion.
Screw the Scale: Why I Think the Term "Weight Loss" Needs to Die

Screw the Scale: Why I Think the Term "Weight Loss" Needs to Die

"Weight isn't a direct reflection of someone’s health and fitness levels."
Drinking Away Post-Workout Pain: Dumb and Dangerous or Backed by Science?

Drinking Away Post-Workout Pain: Dumb and Dangerous or Backed by Science?

There IS some evidence that booze seems to lessen pain...
12 Super-Achievable Ways to Unplug More This Year
Exactly What It Feels Like When You're Trying to Stick to a Resolution
Plus-Size Model Recreates Gigi Hadid Ad
20 GIFs That Perfectly Describe Going for Your First Run in a Long Time
I Worked Out in a Menstrual Disc, Then Threw All My Tampons Away

I Worked Out in a Menstrual Disc, Then Threw All My Tampons Away

It even stood up to the burpee-and-box-jump test.
17 GIFs That Capture What It's Really Like to Quit Smoking

17 GIFs That Capture What It's Really Like to Quit Smoking

Sometimes No. 9 feels like the most unfair part of it all.
Romy and Michele Spinning

The 21 Stages of Spin Class, in GIFs

Couldn’t they have made the seat softer?
How to Actually Make Friends at the Gym

How to Actually Make Friends at the Gym

Like that girl’s leggings? Tell her!
13 GIFs That Capture Your Crazy Workout Enthusiasm in the New Year

13 GIFs That Capture Your Crazy Workout Enthusiasm in the New Year

Set myself up for disappointment? Me? Never.
How Your Home Could Be Making It Harder to Lose Weight

How Your Home Could Be Making It Harder to Lose Weight

You don’t get bonus points for having heroic amounts of willpower.
New Year's Eve drinking

What an Expensive Hangover Cure Taught Me About Drinking

I'm not exactly proud of overdoing it, but since I did...
A woman meditating

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

Maturity begins when drama and dissatisfaction ends.
5 Totally Doable Time-Management Strategies to Accomplish Your Goals

5 Totally Doable Time-Management Strategies to Accomplish Your Goals

When life gets hectic, don't give up on your dreams—get organized.
Why Pooping in Public Sucks So Much (and How to Make It Less, Uh, Sh*tty)

Why Pooping in Public Sucks So Much (and How to Make It Less, Uh, Sh*tty)

Anxiety about bathroom trips can make going difficult.
I Will Never Look Like Kate Bosworth in “Blue Crush”

I Will Never Look Like Kate Bosworth in “Blue Crush”

If Kate Bosworth’s surfer girl body was "real," why couldn't I look like her?
5 Nonfiction Books to Help You Get Your Sh*t Together in 2018

5 Nonfiction Books to Help You Get Your Sh*t Together in 2018

"I’m not gonna lie: This book changed my life."
8 Things to Leave Behind in 2017 (So You Can Have the Best 2018 Ever)

8 Things to Leave Behind in 2017 (So You Can Have the Best 2018 Ever)

Seriously, why do we wear being busy as a badge of honor?
10 Scandinavian Habits That'll Legitimately Make Your Life Way Better

10 Scandinavian Habits That'll Legitimately Make Your Life Way Better

Assembling your own furniture, curiously, did not make the cut.
The One Mantra to Adopt If Weight Loss Is Your Goal in 2018

The One Mantra to Adopt If Weight Loss Is Your Goal in 2018

The short workout we do is better than the "perfect" workout we don't do.
Exactly What to Do When You’ve Been Sexually Harassed

Exactly What to Do When You’ve Been Sexually Harassed

Here’s how to handle harassment—and help take down all the Weinsteins of the world.
eyeliner

I Can't Stop Pulling Out My Eyelashes (It's a Thing)

"I used to tell myself, 'By the time I graduate college, I’ll stop.'"
Why Is Everyone I Know Depressed?

Why Is Everyone I Know Depressed?

A lot of people have been feeling common symptoms of depression without realizing it.

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