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Drinking Water

Drinking Water

So how much are you supposed to drink every day? Have you ever come home after an exhausting day, and were so thirsty you could drink a lake? Do you, too, not drink all day long because “I don’t have a second to spare!”? Well that’s terrible. You’re harming your entire body. It’s not for nothing you sometimes feel like your brain is going dry. It really does get dry! Our skin needs about 20% of the water in our body, thus if we’re lacking some – our skin will immediately show it, turning droopy and lifeless. Since water is...

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Stay focused and motivated!

Stay focused and motivated!

Some women are of the excelling sort: they always know everything, get everything done on time and by the book. Honestly, most of us aren’t like that. But even us ordinary women want to feel like time has taught us something, that we’re an ever so slightly improved model of who we were ten years ago. Here are four simple things you can do, starting today, to feel a little more whole: Don’t think about your workout as you do it! Out for a walk or a run? Your trainer is kicking your butt at spin class? Don’t think about...

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Why exercise matters !

Why exercise matters !

Hey, you’ve reached 40? Congrats! You’ve reached 40 and you work out? That’s awesome! But did you, too, discover that with age, you’ve also gained more fatigue, some more cramps, and a few tendons that feel a little more achy? There’s a reason for all of that: your body is demanding a slightly different routine. Before everything else, you should know this: the hormonal shift that occurs after we turn 40 causes your fat hotspots to actually move. Suddenly your bodyfat starts to gather around your waist, some really unnecessary extras appear in the back of your arm, and on...

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Sleep

Sleep

Let’s talk about sleep. A good six, seven or maybe even eight straight hours. When was the last time you dozed off for a few good hours without waking up sweaty and irritated? When was the last time you woke up feeling refreshed and well rested, ready to take on the day and the world? First of all, the facts: when we turn 40, the body reduces production of estrogen and progesterone, two hormones that help us sleep well. So, it’s not your never-ending thoughts or anxiety, you have good reason. Now, what do you do? Here are eight tips...

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Secret Smile

Secret Smile

How come Julia Roberts keeps carrying that gigantic smile everywhere? How does Nicole Kidman keep looking like she just went to get her teeth bleached? Honestly – we haven’t got a clue. But here are a few things that can make every girl’s smile look like a million bucks, even if she doesn’t live in Beverly Hills: Brush after every meal or drink that’s not water. It’s simple and it works. It’s not always convenient to carry a toothbrush with you and spend some alone time with the sink, but you should try. Make sure to use one with soft...

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