Why The “Perfect Weight” Doesn’t Exist: Set Point Theory and the Number on the Scale

Your set-point weight explains why diets are doomed to fail, and why no matter what you eat, your body returns to its default state. Instead of fighting your set-point weight, here’s why you should embrace the fluctuating number on the scale and accept your healthiest weight as a wide range.

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Depressed From a Distance: Coping with Sadness in a Long-Distance Relationship

Studies show that most of us in a long-distance relationship feel at least a little depressed after leaving our significant others. Here’s how to cope when “distance depression” gets you down.

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Here’s How to End a Toxic Relationship with Tact

Breaking up is hard to do – but sometimes it’s the only thing you can do. Here’s how to get out of an abusive or toxic relationship without making things worse.

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A Former Makeup Addict Shares Four Ways Going Barefaced is Better for Your Mental Health

The #NoMakeup movement has been gaining popularity in the last few years – but did you know that going barefaced might be better for your mental health? As a former makeup addict, here’s why I think you should shed the eye shadow and opt for the natural look instead.

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Eating Right for E.D. Recovery: A Crash Course in Intuitive Eating

Eating disorder recovery presents many challenges to patients struggling with anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder and orthorexia. Here’s one method of learning to eat normally again – it’s called intuitive eating, and it will teach you to eat only when you’re hungry and stop when you’re full.

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Getting Over “The Senior Slump:” How to Avoid Burnout in College

The Senior Slump is a well-known cause of burnout among college students. Here’s how to bounce back from setbacks and manage a busy schedule, without burning out in college.

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