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4 Tips to Help Reduce Stress

  You’ve got to finish that project at work to make the deadline, call to make a doctor’s appointment, and pick up lunch (didn’t have time to make it)—oh, and crap—you forgot mom’s birthday card at home and your daughter just called from school and...

How She Navigates STEM

  Her energy is almost palpable. When Dr. Debbie Wilkerson walks into a room, she brings fun, warmth, and a hint of sassiness. Her passion and positivity are contagious. Debbie’s clear communication and enthusiasm make whatever topic she’s...

How to Inspire the Next Generation of Women

  Women hold 24% of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) jobs in the United States. Yet, we make up 47% of the workforce, according to research from the Office of the Chief Economist (OCE). Too often, we place gender stereotypes on...

Women’s Words to Live by

  What inspires you? Rocking out to music, painting, listening to a podcast, finding quotes on Pinterest, watching a TED Talk, working out, or just being in nature? Who inspires you? Your mom, sister, aunt, friend, teacher, professor, favorite...

Celebrate HER Power, HER Progress

  “What we know matters, but who we are matters more.” - Brené Brown, author and research professor at University of Houston Yesterday was International Women’s Day.  Recognized by the United Nations, this day was observed in the early...

Women’s Powerful Hand in History

  Thirty-one years ago, the United States Congress declared March as Women’s History Month. But honestly, it would take much longer than a month to share all the stories of women who’ve impacted history. We don’t need a special month to...

Why It’s Time We Own the V

                        You don’t have to dress up like a vagina or get a tattoo to prove your commitment to this cause, simply normalize the conversation about vaginal health. Your vagina and...

14 Common Vaginal Health Questions & Answers

  First, thank you to everyone who submitted questions about your V! We complied your questions and had urogynecologist, Dr. Maria Canter, answer them. Dr. Maria Canter is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery as well as...

Know Your V From The Outside In

  Ladies, our health matters. Not just while we are pregnant or having a health issue, but all the time. Knowing your body and how it functions is an investment in your health. “Communities and countries and ultimately the world are only...

Celebrate Your “V” Day

 Whether you usually celebrate Valentine’s Day with flowers, cards, a romantic dinner or by adopting a sloth (apparently this is a real thing), or even going out with the girls (hello, Galentine’s Day!), we’re giving you a new reason to celebrate this...

The Butterfly Effect

Your thyroid controls your body’s metabolism—how quickly you burn calories and how fast your heart beats (according to womenshealth.gov). That’s a BIG responsibility for such a small gland. Here are some shocking (but true) stats from Bingham Memorial...

How to Hack a Habit

We love the expression “turning over a new leaf,” (or page, or chapter, or whatever). But change is difficult. And, let’s just say it: it’s not always fun. Before we get started, let’s explain WHY habits are important. Habits help conserve brain power. A...

What Makes You Feel Beautiful?

Merriam-Webster defines beauty as "the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit." Pop culture often defines beauty in terms of looks--makeup, clothing,...

Why We Aren’t Making New Year’s Goals (yet)

  The first week of the new year always focuses on a fresh start, setting new goals, and making changes. This year, though, after the hustle and the bustle of the holidays, we aren’t setting goals quite yet. Instead, we’re going to pause. (Yes,...

How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

  Between the pumpkin spice lattes, pies, holiday drinks, buttery rolls, and extra-delicious food, the holiday season can leave us with more than just joy—it can also leave us with a couple extra pounds. The Good News: We think we gain...

Four Gift Ideas For HER This Year

It could be for your mom, sister, friend, aunt, girlfriend, spouse, cousin— heck it could even be you! —buying gifts is always difficult. And, of course, we’re smack dab in the middle of the holiday season where everyone is exchanging gifts with their...

The “O” Factor

  Ladies, it’s okay. In fact, it’s more than okay. It’s your right to know your body and it’s healthy to talk about health! We whisper about it with our friends behind closed doors. We quickly flip to that page in Cosmo that mentions it,...

How To Self-Care This Season

  We all feel the pressure to be perfect at one time or another. Perfect in our careers, in our relationships, in how we dress, act, look, etc. This pressure can be amplified during the holiday season. The pressure to have that...

The Myth of Motherhood

  The pressures of life are difficult. The pressures of personifying a perfect, poised mom? Impossible. We live in a world where unfounded information and insults are just a click away. But, thankfully, we also live in a world where access...

The Skinny on Healthy Skin

  Skin is the LARGEST organ in the human body. Crazy, right? Technically your largest “internal” organ is your liver, and your largest “external” organ is your skin. But your skin is your largest organ in general and it accounts for 15% of your body...

Thriving After Surviving

Breast Cancer Awareness month is celebrated all over the world. Pink ribbons, stories of hope and loss, fundraisers, and the name Susan G. Komen® fill our October.There are articles on early warning signs of breast cancer, tips on how to avoid breast...

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