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The Dangers of Vaping are Front Page News: What You Need to Know

November 18th, 2019

Do you remember when passengers used to be able to smoke on an airplane? Or when you’d go into a restaurant, and the host would ask if you wanted to sit in the smoking or non-smoking section? The passage of modern public non-smoking laws eliminated exposure to smoking for many of us and helped to […]

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The Importance of Self-Care

November 10th, 2019

Coffee or tea? Treadmill or track? Early morning or late at night? We’re all unique, and we all need a unique combination of healthy choices to feel our best. Still, there are certain wellness best practices that all of us—regardless of age, fitness level, gender, or habits—should engage in regularly to maintain an optimal physical, […]

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The Impact of Social Media on Our Mental Health

October 23rd, 2019

Over the past 10 to 20 years, social media has become a daily part of most people’s lives.  Electronic communication, known as social media, allows people to share ideas, information, videos, and messages through online websites and communities.  Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube are among the most popular social media sites/apps, but blogs and any […]

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Five Instant Mood Boosters

August 19th, 2019

Stress and anxiety from daily mental tasks can take a toll on mental well-being. Recent studies have shown that taking time out of your day to focus on your mood can be beneficial to lowering anxiety and greater overall happiness. 5 Instant Mood Boosters Wish others well. A recent study in the Journal of Happiness found […]

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What is CBD?

June 17th, 2019

A chemical found in the marijuana plant, CBD (sometimes referred to as cannabidiol) has been on the rise as a popular way to treat a range of ailments. Currently, research is being done to assess if CBD can help with a variety of illnesses, including general pain, diabetes, mental disorders (anxiety and depression), multiple sclerosis, […]

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Bad Habits? How to make a long lasting change

April 8th, 2019

Nearly everyone has some habits or behaviors they would like to change about themselves. However, the old saying that it takes 21 days to make a change is misleading. In actuality, research shows it takes 66 days to develop a habit, but changing an old behavior can take even longer. While 66 days may sound […]

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Five Trusted Tips for Long-Term Sobriety

April 3rd, 2019

Being sober is not a temporary state of being. It is a commitment, a lifestyle, and a choice. If you are battling an addiction to drugs or alcohol, then your plan to get sober should include a plan to stay sober long-term. The five proven long-term sobriety tips below can help you achieve your goal […]

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The Dangers of Vaping

March 11th, 2019

We all know that smoking is an unhealthy habit that can have deadly consequences. but with the rise of vaping, you’d be forgiven for assuming that using e-cigarettes are better for your health. According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey, over 20% of high school students use e-cigarettes, with vaping more popular in youths than […]

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