Julia Guerra

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Experts Explain Why Sleeping With The TV On Is Messing With Your Cycle

I’m convinced that the only way you’re going to go through life without ever once having fallen asleep to the sound of your favorite show is if you don’t own a television. Experts like to spook us out of even thinking about touching any piece of tech…
By Julia Guerra

Olympian Mirai Nagasu Got Real About Competing On Her Period & I'm Team Women

I’m sure you’ve seen many a tampon commercial in which women stick to their regimen of running 5 miles or making it through a Zumba class with ease because they swear their tampons are barely there. I was always skeptical of these female athletes bec…
By Julia Guerra

Snack On These 7 Foods When You Have A UTI To Help Relieve Some Of The Pain

I’m just going to lay it out for you guys: I had the worst UTI last fall and would never, ever wish that pain on my worst enemies. If you’ve gone through life thus far entirely unscathed by urinary infections, consider yourself lucky to have been ble…
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These 9 ASMR Videos Can Help You Fall Asleep & Experts Explain Why It Works So Well

The ways in which people fall asleep are just as personal — and strategic — as the clothes we choose to snuggle under the covers in. Take me, for example: I can’t doze off unless I’ve read a few pages in a book (a real, hard copy BTW - I don’t do th…
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These 6 Red Flags May Mean You Have PCOS, So Here's What You Should Do

A woman’s menstrual cycle really is a beautiful thing; it’s when your hormones start acting up that it can become unsettling. There are so many factors that affect your period, too: social stressors, rampant hormones, ravenous cravings that are never…
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A Woman Says She Was Forced Off Of A Flight Because Of Period Cramps & I'm So Confused

Is it just me, or does anyone else find it interesting that conversations surrounding a woman’s period are often approached with the idea that it’s black or it’s white, with little to no gray area of understanding? Case in point, The Sun reported tha…
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Experts Say These 5 Things Mean You're Overthinking To The Point Of Exhaustion

Hi, my name is Julia, and yes, I will be analyzing every bit of this conversation when it ends. OK, I’m exaggerating — well, sort of. Overthinkers, such as myself, are prone to pick apart everything, down to the smallest details of conversations, eve…
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Bloating Is Usually Nothing To Worry About, But These Are The 7 Red Flags To Watch For

Aside from being one of the most annoying PMS symptoms known to women, bloating can happen any time of the month, to anyone, and I’m willing to bet you’ve been there before. It's that awful sensation that feels like you've got some sort of weighted p…
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Raw Milk Is The "Healthy" Trend You're Better Off Avoiding & Here's Why

Someone really needs to sit me down and explain these pseudo-health trends popping up on social feeds, because TBH, I’m just not seeing the appeal. Look, raw water was one thing — I mean, I get it, it comes from dear old mother Earth, and nature is g…
By Julia Guerra

This New Podcast Will Completely Change The Way You Think About Your Health — EXCLUSIVE

Have you ever realized that "health" and "wellness" are completely subjective ideas? Yes, both terms have rigid dictionary definitions, but essential oil brand Saje’s Well Now podcast is here to expand these meanings by opening your ears and your min…
By Julia Guerra

Khloé Kardashian Is Making This Big Change In Her Diet During Her Pregnancy & Here's Why

I may not keep up with the Kardashians 24/7, but as someone who has raging baby fever every 10 seconds, their pregnancy stories are a guilty pleasure of mine. Unlike little sister Kylie, who had us confused AF throughout the entire nine months she an…
By Julia Guerra

Daydreaming Feels Good In The Moment, But Here's Why It Could Be Bad In The Long Run

Some people suffer from RBF (ahem — resting b*tch face); others, like myself, suffer from what I’ve coined as ZOF: zoning out face. I bet you can visualize exactly what I’m referring to. It’s when your eyes kind of gloss over, as if you’ve fallen asl…
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Getting Blood Clots During Your Period Is Totally Normal, But Here's When It's Not

Ladies, take a second and give yourselves a hearty pat on the back. Considering what our periods put us through every month, we deserve it. Through debilitating cramps, unforgiving cravings, and mood swings that have us crying one minute and laughing…
By Julia Guerra

Adam Rippon Opened Up About His Body Image Issues In The Olympics & It's So Important

Conversations surrounding body image issues in athletes are generally geared toward women, but one Olympian is opening about up about his own struggles to shed light on something that isn't usually discussed. After sitting down for an interview with …
By Julia Guerra

Moon Cycle Bakery Sends You Treats During Your Period & Here's What They Taste Like

If you’ve ever experienced the intense hunger that often comes with PMS, I’m sure you know your flow is about to start once you have that infamously ravenous sugar craving. I’m well aware of how stereotypical that sounds, and I wish I was exaggeratin…
By Julia Guerra

Lena Dunham Had A Total Hysterectomy To Treat Her Endometriosis & Here's What That Means

Fans who’ve followed along with Lena Dunham through her struggle with endometriosis know the suffering she’s endured through debilitating symptoms, like weeks-long vaginal bleeding, chronic exhaustion, and knife-to-the-uterus painful cramping. A warr…
By Julia Guerra

A Woman Reportedly Went To Sleep One Day & Suddenly Woke Up With A British Accent

Not to toot my own horn or anything, but I do a mean British accent. One time, a few girlfriends and I went on a trip to Georgia, and I convinced the woman behind the counter of an ice cream shop that I’d flown in from England. Of course, the second …
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Weight Watchers Is Offering A Free Program For Teens & Twitter Is Furious

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, it was announced that weight loss program Weight Watchers is offering a free program for teens between the ages of 13 and 17. According to a press release issued by the company, the program is scheduled to kick off in summer 201…
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Olympic Skier Ashley Caldwell Has The Perfect Advice For How To Enjoy Your Mornings

You’d think Olympic athletes would be super high-strung and stressed out all day every day between hours-long training sessions and the pressure to win, but then you come across freestyle skier Ashley Caldwell, and you realize these competitors are j…
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Doing Yoga Can Help You Maintain Glowing Skin & Here's How, According To An Expert

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed yogi, or you just dabble in the practice from time to time, chances are you didn’t just wake up one day and hit the mat (unless that’s exactly what happened, and if so, right on). Everyone has their reasons for why th…
By Julia Guerra