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by For those of you who wake up in the morning feeling less than stellar, there are some simple techniques you can implement into your morning routine to give you an extra boost. These techniques are simple to do and best of all, they are free! Give the following three morning mood-boosting rituals a shot and transform your morning into a truly happy, soulful experience! 1) Practice Deep Breathing In...
by Although there are many approaches toward battling depression, there is no question that a healthy diet should be part of an overall depression-fighting treatment plan. The nutrients in food support wellness, growth and the body's ability to repair itself. Deficiency in fat, protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins can cause our bodies to not work at full capacity and can also adversely affect...
by Great weekend. Uh oh. It's Monday! Late nights, too little sleep, indulging in too much good stuff (not all of it healthy), and maybe, just maybe getting a little over-served? You can make a few simple changes to avoid the dreaded brain fog and keep your life and work on-track. Although it helps, you don't have to give up your weekend fun or become a party pooper to cut the brain fog. Sure you could...
by Why is love so hard for most people? From my perspective working with struggling couples, it's usually a lack of knowing what to do that allows intimacy and connection to drift silently away. What we don't know is in fact hurting our most treasured relationships. Whether we like it or not, we do model our relationship strategies from our parents and family members. You will ultimately have about...
by Most physician visits have more to do with information and consultation than actual treatment (e.g. prescriptions). What is now emerging are companies recruiting physicians to take information calls, presumably to back up a person's search on the internet with more professional advice. After all, people do trust physicians more than any other source.With ObamaCare and the tectonic shifts in health...
by It seems like even the fittest people around are trying to find ways to combat belly fat. Even people who sport washboard abs are in a never-ending battle with potential flab, and if they miss a beat in the kitchen, they soon start to see how vulnerable they are to belly fat. So, take heart, mortals. Everyone needs to mind their middle. Of course, the reasons for eliminating belly fat include fitting...
by We live in a busy world. People we meet, and people we know are often too busy to spend time together. It's through connection that our souls get recharged. Research continually shows that those who have social connections are healthier and live longer more joyful lives.Things often change when someone is diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness. The social lines get blurred and many who...
by There is a strong connection between friendship and health. Recall the happiest times of your life, and those memories likely include friends celebrating with you. Just as important, true friends support you through the bad times that happen in every life, from everyday disappointments to the heartbreak of loss. That's what good friends do. Friendship enriches our existence and makes life's journey...
by Creating a good life starts with self-love, and the foundation of self-love is self-care. For many of us, this is a foreign concept; we are amazing at caring for and loving others. However, many of us were raised in an environment that was not nurturing, and where we were never taught the importance of self-care. As a mental health counselor I see clients daily who ignore their own needs and then...
by Consumers are voting for organic produce with billions of dollars of year-over-year growth in organic product consumption. Whether you're an early adopter or still looking for reasons to go organic here is a deeper look into the reasons we should go organic; for our families, our communities and our global environment. Here are six (6) BIG reasons to Go Organic: #1. Toxicity to Earth & Water Chemical...