Understanding ‘re-parenting’ and how to start

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Our childhood is where the subconscious mind is formed. It’s also where we learn how we process emotions, what relationships look like, how to hold boundaries, and countless other habits and behaviors. Ideally, our parents are two self actualized people who allow their children to be seen and heard as the unique individual they are. The reality is that we

Should I Eat Less For Better Results?

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When it comes to our diets, we are often told to eat 5-6 times per day for best results. But is that actually true? Are we eating too much, and is less better? The answer might surprise you. Using Body Fat for Fuel? We all know how the food we eat can be used as energy. We are told to

Health: A State of Mind and Body

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When it comes to our health, many people will focus on one aspect of wellness. For example, if a person is physically ill, they will take medicine like a pain reliever or cold medicine to feel physically better. Along the same lines, if a person is not feeling their best mentally, their doctor may prescribe anti-anxiety medications or antidepressants. While

Top Self-Care Practices

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No one can take better care of you than you.  By making your health and well-being a top priority, there’s a very good chance your quality of life will increase dramatically. With that said, here are the most effective self-care practices to try: Get a hobby Playing an instrument, solving crossword puzzles, and exercise are just a few hobbies that

Developing a Self-Care Plan

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When it comes to self-care, having a specific plan of action is the best way to achieve the results you desire. Here are the top areas of self-care to focus on:   Physical Self-Care This applies to activities that are physical in nature: Getting adequate rest Daily exercise (yoga, walking, strength training, swimming, etc.) Limiting consumption of junk food  Increased intake

Spirituality and Prayer to Relieve Stress

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There are many ways to relieve stress. Two excellent ways to relieve stress worth considering are via prayer and spirituality. Now don’t get me wrong. personally I am not a religious person, but many out there are. Connecting to your spirituality and using it to help heal yourself and others can be a very powerful thing. Defining Spirituality Spirituality focuses

Making Music: A Healing Method

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There are many ways to relieve stress and improve our overall health: exercise, meditation, deep breathing techniques such as breathwork and countless others have proven beneficial. Another great way to feel better is with music. What is Music Therapy? In its simplest terms, music therapy is using music to treat various physical, mental, emotional, social, and cognitive needs of a

The Body Is Designed to Heal Itself

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For many people, when they are sick, their first thought is to head to the drug store or get a prescription from their doctor (or do what I do and head STRAIGHT to Dr Google). Going to the physician for treatment is a wise choice, but it should not be your first or only option: what many don’t know is

Key Stress Management Tips

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When it comes to maintaining good health, there are several things we must do on a consistent basis: exercise, eat a healthy diet and get plenty rest. These are all important and can be easily tracked, but another thing we must do for good health is practice stress management. Why Stress Management? The inability to handle stress can cause serious

How to Deal With Financial Stress

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Stress can affect the body in many different ways. One source of stress that must be recognized is financial stress. What is Financial Stress? Financial stress is a type of stress that stems primarily from money issues. Common sources of financial stress include lack of income, very little in savings, high consumer (credit card) debt and student loans. Effects of