September is Pain Awareness Month

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Sadly, over 14 million people worldwide live in perpetual pain. In the United States, it’s estimated that about 20.4% of adults live with constant chronic pain. That is a lot of people who live in pain, and it’s nearly the same amount of people will suffer from a mental illness in any given year. There … Read more

10 Self Care Ideas and Tips for Self Care Awareness Month

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Protecting our physical and mental wellbeing has to be a priority in our life, which is why taking advantage of helpful self care ideas and discovering new self care tips is so important. The month of September is recognized as National Self Care Awareness Month so it’s the perfect time to practice self-care ideas and … Read more

Men’s Health Month: Top 7 Tips

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Men’s Health Month is important and shouldn’t be overlooked. From a young age, many boys are told to “man up” and they shouldn’t get emotional or show any signs of weakness. This carries through to adulthood so they build a tough exterior to suppress their inner feelings and don’t open up to others emotionally as … Read more

Alcoholic Neuropathy Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Alcoholic Neuropathy

Excessive alcohol consumption, especially for long-term drinkers, can create a host of difficult health issues. Of course, there is the potential for addiction, but developing a painful condition known as Alcoholic Neuropathy is something few people know about. Nerve damage from this condition can be permanent, although many of the painful symptoms are likely to … Read more

Sober Happy Hour – Alcohol-Free Way to Drink and Socialize

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Sober Happy Hour is a growing movement to continue socializing while drinking alcohol-free drinks. And it’s not as boring as some might think. One of the hardest things, especially for people new to recovery from alcohol or drug abuse, is not just the adjustment to literal sobriety, but also the change in personal social rituals. … Read more

Dry January – 12 Tips For a Successful Sober New Year

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New Year’s resolutions can feel like a formula for failure, especially if we’re trying to change long-held, unhealthy habits like consuming too much alcohol. Enter Dry January, a social movement widely attributed to a campaign started by a nonprofit organization in the UK around 2014. Dry January was such a resounding success in the UK … Read more

How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally – 7 Ways

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Many people want to know how to lower cortisol levels, and for good reason. Often referred to as the “stress hormone,” cortisol is an important part of our chemical makeup. Healthy cortisol levels regulate all sorts of bodily functions, such as helping us get out of bed in the morning. Too much cortisol, however, is … Read more

No Sugar Diet and Benefits of Quitting Sugar

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As delicious as a sweet treat can be from time to time, most of us don’t realize the amount of added sugar we’re consuming every single day. If we understood the health benefits of quitting sugar and a no sugar diet we would look at those treats differently. The recommended amount of daily sugar consumption … Read more

Sound Baths: A Relaxing Experience for Inner and Outer Healing

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By now you have likely heard the phrase “Sound Therapy.” While this method of natural healing has been making a resurgence and is often considered to be a new, trendy concept, it actually has a rich, ancient history that dates back to 4000 B.C. In modern day, Sound Healing rituals known as Sound Baths are … Read more