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HOW TO HAVE REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS in Relationships

30/12/2021

One person can’t be an individual’s sole source of joy, pleasure, excitement, comfort, reassurance, friendship, or love. That’s why we have family. Friends. Colleagues. When we put too much pressure on another person to be our everything, we not only push them away, but we set them up for failure, and ourselves for disappointment. This doesn’t mean we need to lower our standards. We can—and should—have respectable standards for what our lovers should bring to the table. We should receive what…

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Your Guide to FACE YOGA

28/12/2021

Namaste, Pooshies. Even if you’re not a full-blown yogi, you know the practice can help decrease stress, increase your flexibility, clear your mind, and even improve your sex life. All the mind and body perks! But let’s talk about facial yoga and how it’s an amazing technique to add to your at-home self-care regimen. Think toning, sculpting, hydrating, and all the detoxifying and anti-aging benefits. In the video tutorial ahead, Peach & Lily founder, Alicia Yoon, walks through everything you need to know about…

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How to Avoid the HANGRY STAGE

27/12/2021

First, let’s get down to the true definition. Hangry: bad-tempered and irritable as a result of hunger. (And yes, it’s an official word in the dictionary.) The main cause of hanger is unsteady blood sugar, which means low glucose in your bloodstream. It’s affected nearly everyone at some point. Sometimes we even intentionally let it affect us: I’m talking to you, fasters and restrictors. If you have outrageous and constant signs of hanger, be sure to regularly check your blood sugar…

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Foods to START EATING MORE OF in Your 30s

24/12/2021

As you grow older, your body changes. In your 30s, you might spot things that didn’t bother you before and … notice that your metabolism is shifting. Maybe you’re thinking about preparing to have children. All of these changes mean that it’s time to examine your diet and make sure that it is aligned with and supportive of what is happening in your body. Here are five types of foods that you want to make sure that you are eating in your 30s.  …

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Snacking Tips That Will KEEP YOU FULLER LONGER

23/12/2021

Snacking can be a tricky nutrition topic because it’s not always just about food choices. Do you ever eat a snack and then feel like you’re hungry again shortly thereafter? Do you find yourself heading for comfort foods or sweets when you nibble? Or mindlessly snacking while watching television? These habits are totally normal and can be fairly simple to transform. Here are a few tips to help you reach for wholesome snacks that will help give you a burst of energy and nourishment when…

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The Ideal PORTION SIZES for Meals

22/12/2021

As far as dieting goes, one thing that seems to be consistent across the board on several different philosophies is the importance of portion sizes. However, this can vary greatly depending on the person: age, activity level, hormonal stage, size, etc. You may have been able to get away with something in your teens or 20s that no longer flies in your 30s and 40s. I’m right there with you if this rings a bell. Most people who come to me think they…

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The Benefits of EATING DINNER EARLY

21/12/2021

When we think of early dinner, our minds go straight to a geriatric early-bird special. While New Yorkers and most of Europe are probably scoffing at the idea of dinner by 6 at the latest, wellness, weight maintenance, and energy levels have been saying otherwise. Though we don’t need to hold ourselves to a rigid early-dinner-only mentality, it’s a smart call at certain times of the month (speaking for the ladies). We tend to need more cals and carbs closer…

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8 Ways to Cope When You Get a Migraine Away From Home

18/12/2021

Sometimes you know a migraine attack is coming long before it hits. But even with warning, you can’t always drop what you’re doing to take medication or crawl under the covers. Perhaps you’re at the office, with a long commute between you and your bed. Maybe you’re navigating a foreign city. Or perhaps you’re hosting a family member’s birthday party, unable to abandon your guests. Wherever migraine pain catches you off guard, experts say staying calm is key. “It’s important to have an action plan you…

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Can drinking green tea actually raise your metabolism?

17/12/2021

Hailed for millennia for its health-boosting properties, drinking green tea for weight loss is one of those long-standing health food claims that rears its head every few years. According to legend, the brew was first discovered by the mythological Emperor Shennong in China in 2737 BC. Today, it’s a firm favourite of the Hollywood elite. Jennifer Lopez has it before performances, Gwyneth Paltrow has said she won’t leave the house without a cup, and Jennifer Aniston drinks it throughout the day. Surprisingly…

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BODY CARE HACKS for Great Skin

15/12/2021

There’s always a hack for that. In our latest edition of Poosh hacks, we’re sharing ways to shortcut your body care routine. The reality is that sometimes there’s just not enough time to apply our tried and true regimen. In these cases, we can rely on fast tweaks that still bring solid results. Below we’re highlighting nine resourceful body tools and tips to adopt for healthier, smoother skin. Maximize your time with the below body care hacks Team Poosh swears by. • Apply…

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