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Why Orgasms Are Good For Your Health, According To Science

Have you ever had such a stressful week that it started screwing with your physical health? I’m talking headaches, backaches, nausea, random crying fits and overall exhaustion. That was me a few days ago, and my symptoms got so bad that I had to make an emergency appointment with the therapist. I called up my doc, and the first question she asked me was, “When’s the last time you had sex?” Sex? Are you FUCKING KIDDING ME, JANET? I don’t have time for sex! I’m too stressed out! Giphy Even the idea…

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I Drank This Sleep Water For A Week, And It Worked Better Than NyQuil

If you’re anything like me, your nighttime routine looks something like this: 1. Pass out on the couch watching “The Bachelor” after drinking a bottle of wine. 2. Wake up confused as to what year it is. 3. Stumble into the bathroom and haphazardly remove the day’s smudged winged eyeliner, or skip this step entirely and faceplant onto your white pillowcase. 4. Watch something else on Netflix on Hulu, while stalking ex-whoever on Instagram. 5. Finally knock out with laptop still playing whatever show you’re binge-watching. 6. Feel exhausted in…

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Why Too Much Body Positivity Can Be Dangerous For Women’s Health

A recent spat involving Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift says a lot about how we talk about body image. It all started with an October interview in Glamour magazine, in which Lovato implied that Taylor Swift and her “squad” were promoting an unrealistic image of what people should look like. I don’t see anybody in any sort of squad that has a normal body. It’s kind of this false image of what people should look like. The result? Lovato, who has been vocal against body shaming, was herself accused of shaming others — the…

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I Started Doing Yoga Before Bed And It Drastically Changed How I Sleep

I am a restless sleeper. This hasn’t always been the case. I have fond memories of waking up refreshed after a long, undisturbed snooze. When I left my job to start my own company and embarked on a year-long trip, that totally changed. The stresses of running a business, moving around month to month, adjusting to new cultures and sleeping in a slew of unfamiliar beds totally ruined me. I was only getting three or four hours of sleep each night, despite spending seven or eight hours in bed. I…

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Why Your Gemini Friends May Actually Be Better Than Other Signs

Rational Astrology Whether it’s which fields we should be in, the best environments to work in, why we react to life events in the way that we do or why our significant others have trouble understanding the ways we cope, we’re always looking for an outside perspective. In our Rational Astrology column, we’re addressing these questions through the lens of astrology — without getting too preachy about it — with Elite Daily’s astrology expert and staff writer, Rosebud Baker. If you have your own question, please send it over to…

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5 Simple Warning Signs Your Pet’s Health Might Be Suffering

If you’ve ever been a pet owner, you know that your furry friend instantly becomes an extension of your family. Although some might say that caring for a pet is a chore, think of it as a way of looking out for your best friend. You wouldn’t let your friend’s overall well-being suffer, so it makes sense that we wouldn’t let our pets suffer either. Why Having A Pet Is Better Than Being In A Relationship [GEN WHY] To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a…

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If You’re Feeling Anxious, Here Are 5 Natural Ways To Fix It

Anxiety is a big problem for many people in the US, and it’s especially exacerbated during the winter months. Anxiety is an emotional state, and it can interfere significantly with happiness, productivity and general well-being. But if you’re tired of letting your anxiety ruin your life, know you don’t have to give up: You can take the natural approach and do away with your anxiety for good. Here’s how: 1. Make “relaxation time” a top priority. If you want to eliminate anxiety from your life in a natural way, you should prioritize…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Be Ashamed For Undergoing Plastic Surgery

There are two types of people who undergo plastic surgery: those who tell the world about their transformation, and those who try to take it to the grave. Unfortunately, most of those who keep it a secret feel ashamed due to societal scorn. Even if a person gets surgery for non-cosmetic reasons, they still feel pressure to keep it a secret. And if those people are transparent about the procedure, they usually make sure to clarify that it was for non-cosmetic reasons. Giphy Even if an obese patient goes through…

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6 Simple Changes To Your Nighttime Routine That’ll Help You Fall Asleep

You hear it everywhere — you need to get more sleep! I can’t disagree. Sleep makes me happier and more energized. It helps me run faster and eat cleaner. Sleep clears up my skin, it helps with my anxiety and leads to greater overall focus and productivity in the office the next day. Over the last few years, I’ve prioritized sleep. I have often found myself choosing it over a social life. I’ve noticed a world of difference, and I envy people who can run on little to no sleep, because I’m…

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5 Things To Do Before Bed That’ll Make Sure You Slay Work The Next Day

Down time after work is one of few sacred opportunities to sit back, veg out and unwind. While it’s super important to cash in on this precious R&R, it’s equally important to make sure you’re prepared for tomorrow. But don’t worry, you don’t have to sacrifice tons of time or energy doing this. You can continue with your normal evening routine, complete with snacks and streaming, while also putting new practices in place to make your next work day better before it even begins. Keep reading for five nighttime tips…

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