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The Surprising Natural Remedy for Anxiety

When you think of anxiety, you probably think of work stress, home stress, and family stress. You probably never consider what happens in your gut as a relevant factor for your emotional health. But a…

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8 Surprising Signs of Depression

Depression is so much more than feeling down -- it can wreak havoc on nearly every aspect of a person's life. And, sadly, even people in the throes of a deep, debilitating depression don't always real…

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The Simple Workplace Exercise With Huge Benefits

Plenty has been said about the benefits of standing while you work, as well as the downfalls of sitting too much. However, not as much has been revealed about the benefits of walking while you work. …

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Resisting Resistance: Letting Go in the Fall

Every year, I resist the change of season. In the fall, I witness nature as it transforms from shades of green into shocking reds and vibrant oranges and impossible hues of red-orange and almost pu…

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Your Inner Child Was Right—Whirling Your Body is Good for You

Many of us felt the exhilaration of spinning in circles as a child. What we may not have realized is that spinning your body like a top may actually be good for you. Based on the centuries-old Sufi ri…

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Fruits & Vegetables May Have a Larger Mental Impact Than We Thought

It's common knowledge that eating your fruits and vegetables does a body good. But what about your mind? Does what you eat have any effect on your mental well being? According to new research, it j…

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Time for a Brain Detox

Everybody talks about a healthy, strong, toned body, but, what about our brains? Our bodies are the houses for our souls. Therefore, our body is, indeed, a sacred temple. For so long, I did not und…

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The Key to Better Depression Treatment

Even for the most devoted fitness lovers, sometimes it can be difficult to find the motivation to do another workout. Though the act of exercising leads to an overall better mood, sometimes it's getti…

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My Fight With Anxiety & How I Cope

Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m constantly berating reminding myself to walk downstream. But (damn it!) anxiety keeps turning me around. …

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The Danger of Pride in Anorexia

Pride can be a tricky thing. It can, however, be a very positive signal that we've accomplished a goal. Feeling proud is a natural, and usually positive, emotion. But for some, it can be a driving for…

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