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Forget Couples Therapy, Just Watch a Romance Movie

Couples therapy is notoriously painful — and expensive. Sure, it can be cathartic and having professional intervention helps a lot of people stay …

Woman and the Importance of Sex

For the study, researchers at the University of Pittsburg distributed annual questionnaires to 354 sexually active women ages 40-65. The goal was to assess their sexual function (including arousal, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain), sexual activity, and how important sex was to them over time. At the …

Women Who Learn From Their Mistakes

13 Mistakes All Women Make at Least Once (and Why That's a Good Thing)<p>Because sometimes falling on your face actually results in this little thing we like to call personal growth<p>Being perfect is seriously overrated. Without a few awkward mishaps and total fails, you'd be missing out on some …

Self-help

Ways to Make Sex Extra Romantic

7 Ways to Make Sex Extra Romantic<p>For those nights when you want to emphasize the "love" in "making love"<p>There are times when you want things to get a little raunchy in the bedroom…but then there are other situations when you want to turn on some Boyz II Men and cover your bed in rose petals. On …

4 Things Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Love

Despite everything we know about human behavior and relationships, love remains a mystery to us. It causes us the greatest joy and the greatest pain, overwhelms us with inexplicable emotions, and makes us act in completely irrational ways. As if that weren't enough, we often feel we have little say …

Boost Your Libido: 14 Sexy Tricks

14 Sexy Tricks to Boost Your Libido<p>These tricks will boost your mojo even more than flowers and chocolate<p>Polka Dot/Thinkstock<p>Going through a desire dry spell? It's easier than you think to get revved back up again. Skip the so-called aphrodisiacs and <b>try these simple libido boosters</b>. They'll amp up …

Foods to Break Up With

Many of my clients are moms. I'll sit down with them for initial sessions and hear "I have one soda a day" or "I have Splenda in my coffee." When I ask if they allow their children to have Sprite or sugar substitutes without fail they'll say, "Of course not, our house is totally organic," or …

Nutrition

Healthy Ways to Say I Love You

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Hate Receiving Compliments? You Might Have low Self-Esteem

Although most people enjoy receiving praise, some of us bristle when we hear compliments, and a few of us downright hate them. One of the biggest factors determining whether we turn sour at the first hint of positive feedback is our self-esteem.<p>Many of us are more likely to compliment someone with …

Self-help

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

The Only Question to Ask When It Comes to Love

My college boyfriend dropped quite the bombshell after we'd been dating for a few years. "Let's break up for a while," he suggested, "and see if we miss each other enough to get married." At the risk of revealing how pathetic I was, that statement left me at once heartbroken and a tiny bit hopeful. …

16 Simple Healing Foods

Cure for: Stress or anxiety<p>Next time your buttons get pushed, reach for a banana, says Molly Kimball, RD, a certified specialist in sports dietetics …

Reasons He Doesn't Want to Have Sex

<b>He's Stressed at Work</b> <br>According to the study, this was the number one reason men reported having a low libido. Really, it's not all that different from how your own body reacts to stress by dampening desire. "When you're stressed and in your head all day, your nervous system is all wound up, your …

15 Healthy Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied<p>Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods<p>We’re about to totally bust through the notion that healthy foods can’t be filling. You see, naturally high-fiber foods are key when it comes to getting your nutrients <i>and</i> …

8 Genius Ways to Use Veggies You Never Would Have Thought Of

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations<p>Sick of your go-to veggie dishes? It’s time to switch it up! Get the spring back in your step the next time you hit the produce aisle with these crazy-smart ways to eat vegetables.<p>Roast The Whole Darn Thing<p>This whole-roasted cauliflower …

7 Things Only People Who Are Trying To Lose Weight Understand

Trying to lose weight -- whether it's to boost heart health, keep sleep apnea at bay or have more energy -- has unique challenges in our super-sized society.<p>That doesn't mean shedding pounds is impossible: As participants in our I Lost Weight series constantly remind us, a nutritious diet, physical …

What To Eat When You're Sick

<i>By Cindy Shih</i><p>Even when you've done your best to fight off the winter blues and miserable flus, it's almost inevitable you'll get at least a mild sniffle at some point during cold and flu season. And even though being stuck at home with a fever <i>does</i> warm up our bodies -- which may sound nice when the …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

Fitness

Weird Ways to Lose Weight

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss<p>And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!<p>If you want to shed pounds, you know the best way to do it: healthy eating and exercise. That being said, we’ve learned about some pretty interesting—and, well, seriously strange—weight-loss tricks via research over the …

Why do we get headaches?

From a dull thudding ache to sharp pains that last for days, what triggers these sensations? Greg Foot gets inside our heads to reveal all.<p>There is a range of different types of headaches, from the dull ache of a tension headache to the migraines and cluster headaches that are called "vascular …

Headaches

Your Body On Love

10 Fascinating Things That Happen to Your Body When You're in Love<p>Those butterflies in your stomach aren't the only way your bod responds when you're head-over-heels<p>People often say that you'll just know when you're in love, but one thing's for sure: Your body definitely knows when you're smitten. …

Share Your Smoothies: Avocado

To recreate this creamy chocolate chip fig smoothie, combine a cup of coconut water, half an avocado, a handful of almonds, two figs, a teaspoon of flax oil, and a sprinkle of cacao nibs.<p>If you're squeamish about drinking something green, try this loveable pink smoothie. Frozen strawberries and …

The 7 Best Exercises For Killer Leg Workouts | Women's Health

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs<p>Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the</i> …

5 Things Not To Say To Your Partner About Losing Weight

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>A scene in the fantastic film <i>Enough Said</i> made me laugh out loud and cringe simultaneously. Julia Louis-Dreyfus' character tells James Gandolfini's character she's going to buy him a calorie book, and he flatly responds, "Please don't." I've witnessed many couples engage in …

14 Of The Smartest Things Ever Said About Sleep

When it comes to our health, there's little more important and yet more underrated than sleep. These wise words are a testament to sleep's powers.<p>What's <i>your</i> favorite quote about sleep?

The Time of Day You're Most Likely to Break Your Diet

The Time of Day You're Most Likely to Blow Your Diet<p>Down to the exact minute…<p>Shutterstock<p>Ever feel like you just <i>need</i> something salty or sweet in the afternoon? You're not alone: A recent British survey found that people are most likely to stray from their healthy eating plans at around 4:12 p.m. …

Nutrition

Ways to reduce stress

7 Things That Are Secretly Stressing You Out<p>Keep calm and read this article<p>Feeling especially tense these days? It's easy to blame it on your job or your in-laws, but you may be shocked to discover that these sneaky culprits could be stressing you out, too. Read on for the random things that might …

How Sex and Intimacy Really Change As You Get Older

“It just shatters the myth of this little old fragile lady,” says Krasnow. “And to top it off, frankly, I thought many of the older women were more comfortable, satisfied, and sexy than the younger people I talked to.” Plus, many of them reported a certain freedom and wild abandon that they had …

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

Dessert

5 Ways to Brings Foods Back from the Dead

5 foods you can bring back from the dead, from herbs and lettuce to bread and rice<p><b>It's a small tragedy</b>, that forgotten bunch of once-vibrant parsley. Now it's wilting and limp, tucked behind the milk in the back of the fridge. Or that loaf of fresh bread you were so proud to pick up from your local …

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