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Stephanie Thurrott

Stephanie Thurrott is a writer who covers mental health, personal growth, wellness, family, food and personal finance, and dabbles in just about any other topic that grabs her attention. When she's not writing, look for her out walking her dog or riding her bike in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. 

Stephanie Thurrott is a writer who covers mental health, personal growth, wellness, family, food and personal finance, and dabbles in just about any other topic that grabs her attention. When she's not writing, look for her out walking her dog or riding her bike in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. 

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'Bloated and tired': How feeling lousy pushed Giada De Laurentiis to reboot her diet

These six tips helped this celebrity chef find delicious foods that made her feel better.

Cook once, eat twice: 3 recipes that will make healthy eating easier this summer

If you’re freezer-foraging for something to eat every night, this strategy is for you.

Depression isn't one-size-fits-all. Here's how to recognize the different signs

Triggers like life events, changes in the season and other mental health issues can bring on different types of depression — but they're all treatable.

From 'I can't' to 'I can': How this mother and daughter lost 134 pounds together

A family vacation jolted Darlene and Lauren Sears into action. Here are four steps they took to regain their health and their lives.

What introverts and extroverts learned from living through a pandemic

What worked for our personality types — and what didn’t — can help us forge futures where we can thrive.
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How to calm down: 3 ways to reduce anxiety and stress

A lot of us are more stressed and anxious than we were last spring.

It's hard to lose weight. A doctor shares 6 essential tips to make it easier

A Harvard doctor shares her best strategy for measuring progress — and it has nothing to do with the scale.

Daughter knows best: Woman loses 100 pounds and inspires her mom to do the same

23-year-old Hilary Downey found a sustainable technique for losing her post-pregnancy weight. It worked for 60-year-old Bridget Shinn, too.

A panic-stricken moment as a parent led this mom to lose 137 pounds

The tipping point for Laura McNemee came when her son, who has autism, ran off and she struggled to catch him. That was day one of her weight-loss journey.

After postpartum depression, this mom lost 65 pounds with Zumba and small changes

When Morgan Mitchell couldn’t keep up with her kids, she added a veggie to every meal. Now she’s a Zumba instructor.

Feel frazzled? This time management strategy can help reduce stress

Blocking off time for your tasks — and building in flexibility — can help you gain control over your days.