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Stress Management and Relief

How to Stop Stress Eating; Feeding Your Body and Not Your Emotions

Jul 18 2017 - 7:59pm
Stop stress eating

Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.

Identifying the problem: How to know if you’re stress eating

Wake Up And Energize Plus 9 Other Key Benefits Of A Cold Shower

Jun 28 2017 - 3:00pm
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If you are like most people, you probably enjoy the comfort of a nice warm shower or bath. That’s great. There is nothing wrong with that. Waking up with a cold shower can in fact help energize you, inside and out, and bring other benefits making the temporary resistance worthwhile. Once you get use to it, using cold water even at just the end of the shower, can be a welcome experience with many felt benefits.

I’m not a glutton for pain. I will relish brief discomfort, however, knowing there will be benefit on the other end. That’s life after all, isn’t it? Cold showers can be the same way at first.

My Children and I Were Silent for Five Minutes. Here's What Happened When We Began to Practice Mindfulness

Jun 13 2017 - 1:44pm
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A house full of children is a house full of chaos. With our tablets and phones, Netflix and Minecraft, with our Amazon Echo, our radios and TVs, with a barking dog and sibling squabbles we are constantly in a state of massive over-stimulation. One day last month, it became abundantly clear to me that I had simply had ENOUGH.

Something had to change in our family.

How this mom deals with stressful situations naturally

Jun 7 2017 - 10:22pm
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Everyone one of us has faced a situation that has given us anxiety, maybe even to the point to consider it a phobia. As moms, we still have these fears, but we must try even harder to get through what is causing this anxiety from our children, our spouses, and most importantly, ourselves. Some common phobias can include public speaking, doctors, or even heights. Personally, a phobia of mine has been the dentist. Today, I had a dentist appointment and I to face my fear so to speak. While facing a fear is a feat for anyone, here are five ways to help in any situation that may cause you or anyone else anxiety.

1.Deep Breathing: It's a natural reaction that when we are confronted with a difficult situation, we hold our breath. Sometimes this can be done consciously or unconsciously.

How I Coped When Tragedy Struck 10 Days Postpartum

Jun 5 2017 - 9:12pm
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I was on Cloud 9. Nine days prior, I had the birth of my dreams. A fast, hard labor at home. Fifty-five minutes start to finish and I delivered our beautiful baby girl at home. It truly was a dream. We were all so enamored with this beautiful baby girl; the first girl in 35 years in my husband's family. Her two big brothers, her daddy and I just loved her so much. We were adjusting to becoming a family of five and having two babies under a year old. Our oldest just adored his sweet tiny baby sister and he had never been happier in his entire life it seemed. When, out of nowhere, our life took a crazy, indescribably scary turn for the worst.

My husband woke up on the morning of Monday, November 21st telling me he was throwing up blood. I didn't exactly believe him until he dropped completely unconscious right in front of me.

How a Naturally Messy Mom Learned to Let Go of Perfectionism and Find Joy in Keeping Her House "Clean Enough" - The 85% Principle

Jun 5 2017 - 12:29pm
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Are you naturally a messy person? Do you find yourself more often than not in a state of chaos around your home? Do you have dishes in your sink? Dirty laundry in the floor? Spots on the bathroom mirrors? If I were to ring your doorbell right now, would you answer? I am all too-familiar with this scenario, because I, too, am a naturally messy person. Keep reading to learn how I changed my way of thinking, and now manage to (mostly) stay on top of my household chores.

How did it get so bad?

Science Says Reminiscing Heals

May 15 2017 - 9:31am
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Calling on good times in stressful moments is essential to your health, according to new research. Reminiscing as a natural treatment, can re-create feel-good memories that help you to change the channel on your bad mood and redirect your health.

Science says reminiscing can get you out of a bad mood, as well as reduce stress levels in the body naturally and effectively and by gosh, we should do more of it.

3 Essential Oils That Keep Cats Off Furniture Naturally

May 11 2017 - 9:58am
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There are many essential oil benefits, but did you know one of them is altering the behavior of your cat? If you have had enough of your cat climbing on furniture or counters, you can rest easy knowing there's a natural remedy that will work effectively and safely in keeping your cat at bay. You can control your kitty's behavior naturally and instead lure them to the places you want them be using these essential oils.

Your Cat’s Head Needs To Be Higher Than Yours

Ashwagandha is known as “Indian ginseng” due to its rejuvenating properties

Apr 9 2017 - 8:07am
Ayurvedic herb

The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.

Due to growing fears of dangerous side effects associated with the psychiatric drugs natural remedies are preferable.

6 Natural Treatments Every College Student Should Have In Their Dorm

Mar 22 2017 - 5:08pm
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The first lesson students learn when they go off to college is the importance of self-care. Keeping these 6 natural treatments on hand will have them covered for everything from getting over a cold in college to relieving anxiety.

To be a college student today means to be autonomous but, over-scheduled overworked, overstressed, fatigued and frequently ill.

3 Easy Ways to Tell If Your Body Is Toxic And The One Way To Reverse It

Mar 20 2017 - 12:47pm
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A toxic body is not healthy. It is a body ridden with symptoms, colds, migraines, excess fat and disease. There are three signs that indicate your body is toxic and the best ways to improve health.

One of the best ways to improve health is to pay attention to the signs your body gives you.

Survey shows who is stressed from politics and why

Feb 18 2017 - 12:11pm
Election and politics boost stress for Americans, poll shows

Results of two surveys conducted by the American Psychological Association find Americans are more stressed than ever. This is a first time stress has increased in since 2007 that psychologists say can take a genuine toll on health. The APA surveys show who is stressed and why it is happening.

According to the report stress levels in American were on an even course until the spring of 2016 when people started reporting increased anxiety about the 2016 presidential election.

5 Practical Stress Management Techniques and Tips To Naturally Plan for Less Stress

Feb 11 2017 - 3:04pm
Manage stress naturally

To effectively and naturally manage stress, we must think of ways to use techniques to manage beyond the next 5 minutes, the next day and next week. If you don’t make long term plans to manage your life, you may feel like you are in a constant state of treading water which may add to your stress.

If you aren’t taking steps to manage the natural sources of depression, anxiety and stress, it could not only increase your depression, anxiety or stress levels, it could affect you physically.

Meditation Combats Anxiety: Here Is How It Helps Symptoms of Anxiety

Jan 27 2017 - 3:31pm

Occasional anxiety is quite normal, but when it interferes with your daily life, you may want to consider meditation to help ease symptoms.

According to the National Institute of Mental health, anxiety disorders affect approximately 18% of the US adult population – or about 40 million of us.

How Botox Can Keep Overactive Sweat Under Control And Why You Should Try Natural Remedies Instead

Nov 28 2016 - 7:08pm
Overactive Sweat remedies

Botox isn't just for temporarily freezing wrinkles and helping you lose weight. Did you know doctors have been injecting hyperactive sweat gland patients with botox to help regulate their sweating? Here's why it might be dangerous and some natural alternatives you can try.

Hyperhidrosis is a condition where a patient sweats too much at random times without physical or mental triggers, like hot body tempera

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