The 411 On Intuitive Eating
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

The 411 On Intuitive Eating

As someone who has struggled with disordered eating for years, I am always skeptical of new fads--diet or otherwise--related to...
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What Liberals And Conservatives Get Wrong About Body Positivity
CULTURE HEALTH

What Liberals And Conservatives Get Wrong About Body Positivity

Body-positivity. This phrase has become a hot topic over the past few years, and unfortunately, like most topics today, has...
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I Tried Pure Barre So You Don’t Have To, Here Was My Experience
CULTURE HEALTH

I Tried Pure Barre So You Don’t Have To, Here Was My Experience

As we ring in the new year and set our sights on our health and fitness goals of 2021, I’ve...
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I Tried 9Round So You Don’t Have To, Here Was My Experience
HEALTH

I Tried 9Round So You Don’t Have To, Here Was My Experience

As we head into the new year, many of us here at FFL have health and fitness goals that we’ve...
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Glorifying Morbid Obesity Is Not Progressive, It’s Dangerous
CULTURE HEALTH

Glorifying Morbid Obesity Is Not Progressive, It’s Dangerous

Body positivity once began as a powerful antidote against the media’s obsession with impossible beauty ideals. Since then the movement...
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New Children’s Book ‘When You Became You’ Teaches Pro-Life Values
BOOKS HEALTH POLITICS

New Children’s Book ‘When You Became You’ Teaches Pro-Life Values

It is never too early to teach your kids about the miracle that their life is. Brooke Stanton and Christiane...
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What Is A Pregnancy Resource Center? Let’s Break It Down
HEALTH POLITICS

What Is A Pregnancy Resource Center? Let’s Break It Down

Pregnancy Resource Centers (formerly known as Crisis Pregnancy Centers) get a lot of attention from both sides, on social media,...
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The Best Healthy Food Blogs For College Women
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

The Best Healthy Food Blogs For College Women

When I was in college, I always struggled with eating healthy my freshman year. Between all of the restaurants close...
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22 Body Positive Mantras Every Woman Should Know
CULTURE HEALTH

22 Body Positive Mantras Every Woman Should Know

Most women have struggles with confidence in their appearance at some point in their life. This compiled list of quotes...
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To The Friends Of Those With An Eating Disorder
CULTURE HEALTH

To The Friends Of Those With An Eating Disorder

If you or your loved one is in need of support, resources, and treatment options for an eating disorder, contact...
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Turning 26? Here’s Everything You Need to Know Before Getting Your Own Health Insurance Plan
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

Turning 26? Here’s Everything You Need to Know Before Getting Your Own Health Insurance Plan

According to the Affordable Care Act, you can't be covered under your parent’s insurance plan once you turn 26. Researching...
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An Expert Shares How To Promote Eating Disorder Recovery During The COVID-19 Pandemic
CULTURE HEALTH

An Expert Shares How To Promote Eating Disorder Recovery During The COVID-19 Pandemic

If you or your loved one is in need of support, resources, and treatment options for an eating disorder, contact...
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So You Want To Start Meditating? Here’s A Beginner’s Guide
HEALTH

So You Want To Start Meditating? Here’s A Beginner’s Guide

This whole global pandemic has led to a lot more people becoming interested in meditating, which has already been on...
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9 Ted Talks To Watch This Mental Health Awareness Month
CULTURE HEALTH

9 Ted Talks To Watch This Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This month is a time to talk about how important mental health is, to...
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8 Things You Need To Know About Sleep
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

8 Things You Need To Know About Sleep

I live to sleep, I don’t sleep to live. In fact, I absolutely love crawling into bed and going to...
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The Best Ways To Quiet Your Mind
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

The Best Ways To Quiet Your Mind

As time goes on, life becomes more and more hectic. As we grow older, our responsibilities become greater, the technology...
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Stop Making COVID-19 Political
HEALTH

Stop Making COVID-19 Political

Unless you’ve actually been living in isolation with no news and quite literally living off the grid, then you know...
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Here Are The Best Self-Care Tips For Each Of The 9 Enneagram Types
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

Here Are The Best Self-Care Tips For Each Of The 9 Enneagram Types

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you probably have become familiar with your enneagram type, started following a...
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5 Fitness Based Resolutions For The Young Woman
HEALTH

5 Fitness Based Resolutions For The Young Woman

Everyone always makes fitness resolutions. Unfortunately, sometimes they are so vague that there is no way they last past January....
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Save, Spend, Splurge: 6 Fitness Trackers For Every Budget
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

Save, Spend, Splurge: 6 Fitness Trackers For Every Budget

In the past five years, fitness trackers have absolutely exploded. Remember having a little pedometer attached to your waistband? Those...
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This Free Course Will Teach You How To Be Scientifically Happier
HEALTH

This Free Course Will Teach You How To Be Scientifically Happier

In my ongoing pursuit to become super human, I enrolled in a free, online class on Coursera called “The Science...
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7 Essentials Every Woman Needs in Her Gym Bag
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

7 Essentials Every Woman Needs in Her Gym Bag

There’s few things worse than either getting to the gym and realizing you’ve forgotten something that would prevent you from...
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4 Things Yoga Has Taught This Type A Conservative Woman
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

4 Things Yoga Has Taught This Type A Conservative Woman

At the end of August, I decided I needed to find some sort of exercise routine, so on September 1st...
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What Every Woman Should Know About Macro-Nutrients
HEALTH

What Every Woman Should Know About Macro-Nutrients

We are all familiar with fad diets and their promises of rapid weight loss and better health, but the fact...
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A Woman’s Guide To Her First Gynecological Appointment
HEALTH

A Woman’s Guide To Her First Gynecological Appointment

A girl’s first trip to the gynecologist can be scary, but it really shouldn’t be. Seeing a gynecologist is a...
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5 Statistics You Need To Know During Pregnancy And Infant Loss Awareness Month
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Statistics You Need To Know During Pregnancy And Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. Since 1988, when President Ronald Reagan recognized it, October has been a...
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5 Things You Need To Enhance Your Workout
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Things You Need To Enhance Your Workout

It’s hard to start a fitness routine, but once you’re in the grove of it, it’s hard to stop. Whether...
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5 Health And Medicine Related Ted Talks All Women Should Watch
HEALTH

5 Health And Medicine Related Ted Talks All Women Should Watch

Ted Talks are a great low-commitment way to learn about a topic. Because giving a Ted Talk is so prestigious,...
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A Woman’s Guide To Handling An Unplanned Pregnancy
HEALTH POLITICS

A Woman’s Guide To Handling An Unplanned Pregnancy

Even if you and your sexual partner(s) are being super safe, or you are the most pro-life person in the...
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6 Books About Eating Disorders Every Teen Should Read
BOOKS CULTURE HEALTH

6 Books About Eating Disorders Every Teen Should Read

If you or your loved one is in need of support, resources, and treatment options for an eating disorder, contact...
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5 Benefits Women Can Gain From Working Out
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Benefits Women Can Gain From Working Out

When you decide to make working out part of your weekly activities, you will soon realize that there are more...
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8 Easy Workouts For The Girl On The Go
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

8 Easy Workouts For The Girl On The Go

Without a gym membership, sometimes it can seem impossible to get a decent work out in, especially if you also...
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A Busy Girl’s Guide To Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

A Busy Girl’s Guide To Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle

We all have busy and stressful lives, and sometimes it can be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our health...
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What Is Endometriosis? Let’s Break It Down
HEALTH

What Is Endometriosis? Let’s Break It Down

“Every girl gets cramps, just take some Tylenol.” “Come on, it’s not that bad.” I was 12 years old when...
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A Beginner’s Guide To Slaying Your Fitness Goals
HEALTH

A Beginner’s Guide To Slaying Your Fitness Goals

Going to the gym, especially for the first time, can be intimidating. It may seem as if everyone there is...
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5 Myths About Vaccines Debunked
HEALTH

5 Myths About Vaccines Debunked

Following an outbreak of measles in the Pacific Northwest, exemption policies for vaccinations will likely become even more of a...
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5 Apps That Are Guaranteed To Help You Relax
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Apps That Are Guaranteed To Help You Relax

Had a crazy day at work? Exhausted after a long weekend with friends? Sometimes you need some time to yourself...
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I’m A Conservative AND A Vegan. Yes, You Read That Right.
HEALTH POLITICS

I’m A Conservative AND A Vegan. Yes, You Read That Right.

Just as we cannot avoid stereotypes that come along with being conservative, we also cannot avoid those that come along...
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A Conservative Case For Better Mental Health Care
HEALTH POLITICS

A Conservative Case For Better Mental Health Care

As ambitious young women, it is natural for everyone to get a little stressed. For some people, this is the...
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How Should American Healthcare Be Reformed?
HEALTH POLITICS

How Should American Healthcare Be Reformed?

Introduction If you’re reading this, you probably find the American healthcare system to be incredibly confusing--and it is! Between confusing...
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So You Want to Run a Half-Marathon? Here’s Why You Should
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

So You Want to Run a Half-Marathon? Here’s Why You Should

Are you addicted to setting ‘unrealistic’ goals and then meeting them, just to prove that they weren’t so unrealistic? Do...
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3 Ways To Help A Friend With An Eating Disorder
HEALTH RELATIONSHIPS

3 Ways To Help A Friend With An Eating Disorder

We live in a time in which, luckily, more and more people are talking about mental and physical health struggles...
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10 Lessons I Learned After My Father Was Diagnosed With Cancer
HEALTH RELATIONSHIPS

10 Lessons I Learned After My Father Was Diagnosed With Cancer

In the summer of 2017, my mom called one evening right as I got home from getting dinner with one...
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5 Female Fitness Myths Debunked
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

5 Female Fitness Myths Debunked

I was recently in the gym, squatting like so, when a man approached me and said, “Wow, you are really...
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6 Things Every Woman Needs To Know About Skin Cancer
HEALTH

6 Things Every Woman Needs To Know About Skin Cancer

Summer is here. Pools are opening, the beaches are filling up, and the majority of people are outside taking advantage...
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3 Reasons You Should Be Caring About Healthcare
HEALTH POLITICS

3 Reasons You Should Be Caring About Healthcare

Personal health is more than just a personal problem. It is a national security concern that collaborates with ethical complications...
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10 Heart Disease Facts Every Woman Needs to Know
HEALTH

10 Heart Disease Facts Every Woman Needs to Know

Each February, the American Heart Association raises awareness for women’s heart health with their Go Red For Women campaign. Accounting...
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6 Ways To Help Quiet Your Anxiety
HEALTH LIFESTYLE

6 Ways To Help Quiet Your Anxiety

I’ve definitely struggled with my share of anxiety. Growing up, I always showed signs of being a school-oriented individual. Always...
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Breaking Down The Different Types Of Female Birth Control
HEALTH

Breaking Down The Different Types Of Female Birth Control

Women choose to use birth control for a variety of reasons. With all the medical innovation out there today, there...
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Stop Normalizing Abortion
HEALTH POLITICS

Stop Normalizing Abortion

We have become desensitized to word “abortion.” Want to know why? We hear the word all the time but never...
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