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2018 Lifestyle Modification

January 10th, 2018 - Read more

At the beginning of the new year, most people make resolutions to help them change their habits in ways that will improve their health but it can be difficult to develop a whole new lifestyle. However, small changes over a period of time can help you accumulate healthier habits and be more successful in long-term …

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The Importance of Gratitude In Recovery

October 14th, 2016 - Read more

Are you experiencing negative emotions during your addiction recovery? Whether you’re recovering from alcohol or drug addiction or overcoming a traumatic experience, there’s a good chance you’ll feel some negative feelings in the process. This is okay. It can take over if you’re not careful, so we wanted to touch on the importance of gratitude …

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5 Fears of Getting Treatment

September 27th, 2016 - Read more

There are always those little voices in your head that try to convince you not to do something. When you are at the point when you need to seek help for drugs and/or alcohol, there is a fear that keeps you from wanting it.That fear can lead you down the wrong path. Wanting to do …

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Mindfulness Therapy – How To Cope With Anxiety

September 15th, 2016 - Read more

There are plenty of articles, research and studies to back the benefits of mindfulness and mindfulness therapy treatment. Mindfulness has become a popular term over the years, but what does it really mean? Mindfulness is in essence the practice of becoming more aware in your life, paying attention to your surroundings, your feelings and your …

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How to Start Your Day In An Inspiring Way

March 21st, 2016 - Read more

Studies show that within the first two to six hours of the day the brain is at its peak of productivity. It’s important to utilize that duration of time to fill your body and mind with energy. Here are 5 tips to use when making an energetic morning routine to start off your day: Listen …

Filed Under: Diet and Nutrition for Wellness, Mental Health, Movement and Exercise for Wellness, Positivity

The Science of Anger {Video}

March 16th, 2016 - Read more

Managing emotions and anger can be a difficult task for even the most mindful individual. While anger can a be a frustrating emotion to experience, understanding the science behind it may help to better comprehend what is going on within the body and techniques to combat it. Enjoy the video below from Life Noggin.

Filed Under: Meditation Practice, Mental Health, Positivity

Practicing Self Compassion

February 5th, 2016 - Read more

It’s very easy for us to get caught up in the day to day challenges and to be hard on ourselves. The video below from School of Life highlights the importance of practicing self compassion and realizing our self worth.

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Five Steps to a Healthier, Happier You

January 15th, 2016 - Read more

As the new year gets into full swing, it’s safe to say that many of us are working to fulfill our resolutions or improve ourselves in some way or another. As we work toward health and happiness in 2016, these five steps will support you along your journey. Food: What we put into our bodies …

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Pausing Your Anxious Mind

January 13th, 2016 - Read more

Oftentimes, anxiety takes control and feels like it cannot be stopped. The wheels in your head keep turning, and thoughts or fears are spun around and around until you become exhausted and frustrated. Most often, we try one of two methods: distract ourselves, or indulge these thoughts to “deal with them.” However, these tools are …

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Include Meditation in Your Anxiety Treatment

January 8th, 2016 - Read more

When we have a medical problem, we’re used to taking a pill. We might go to the doctor, get assessed, and go home with a prescription. And it’s becoming that way in the mental health field too. When we’re feeling anxious, depressed, or manic, we can visit the psychiatrist and get a pill to feel …

Filed Under: Meditation Practice, Mental Health, Positivity