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Tips on how to have a healthy lifestyle and maintain a balance of the mind, body and spirit to feel healthy and happy

What Is the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response and How Does It Work?

By |2019-10-12T20:24:59+03:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

Anxiety is something we all experience in some form or another. Sometimes, that anxiety can snowball into the Fight-Flight-Freeze response when faced with very stressful situations. It’s a sort of unavoidable side effect of living – tests, first dates, starting new chapters. These are all things that naturally cause even the best of us a little anxiety at times. Unfortunately for some of us, this anxiety extends beyond the normal realm and into the inconvenient territory. I speak from first-hand, long-term experience when I say

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Growing up in a Narcissistic Family Comes with These Life-Lasting Effects

By |2019-10-04T21:01:37+03:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

You’re not alone if you grew up in a narcissistic family. In fact, many families like this think they’re normal. I really hate the subject of dysfunctional families because it makes me think of all the damage passed down to the children. I lived in a dysfunctional family, maybe not the worst, and maybe not a narcissistic family, but it wasn’t normal, I can tell you that. At times, I do believe my father had narcissistic tendencies, but he’s been gone for so long, and

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How to Achieve Upper Back Pain Relief with These 3 Stretches

By |2019-10-03T19:46:39+03:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Musculoskeletal System|Tags: |

In this day and age, it is common for people to suffer from upper back pain and other back problems and more often than not people are searching for ways to find relief. Each day the majority of us are sat, hunched over a desk typing away or curled up staring at our phones, craning our neck forward causing stress to the upper back and neck. In this article, you’ll learn effective stretches and remedies that will help you achieve relief for both acute and

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4 Functions of Vitamin A and How to Get More of This Nutrient

By |2019-09-30T14:29:33+03:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , |

Vitamin A has many important functions, which is why everyone needs to maintain the proper levels of this extremely vital nutrient. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In fact, the World Health Organization has addressed the necessity to improve the quality of people’s diet. These callings are mainly related to the huge rise of obesity rates all around the world, which has led to its evolution into an epidemic. Most people in the world do not take care of their nutrition as much as

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What Is Plantar Fasciitis Pain, What Causes It and How to Relieve It

By |2019-09-20T23:09:18+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Musculoskeletal System|Tags: , , , , , |

Struggling with foot problems can trigger many issues, beyond the pain and discomfort which you will feel. You are also going to suffer when it comes to moving around, working, or exercising if you have plantar fasciitis pain. Since Life Advancer is about seeking improvements, we want to discuss plantar fasciitis, a foot condition which affects many around the world. It's one that can be incredibly painful and debilitating for patients if they don't do anything to address it. We take a closer look at

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9 Acupressure Points for Knee Pain That Will Give You an Instant Relief

By |2019-09-18T13:20:51+03:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Musculoskeletal System, Natural Health|Tags: , |

Your knees are about to give way, and conventional medicine doesn't seem to work. Nothing helps you to get down that flight of stairs. But if you suffer from knee pain, have you tried to tap on the acupressure points? Accessing acupressure points will enable you to get down steep stairs without dreading knee pain. We explain how acupressure works and its benefits. This article also demonstrates how to tap on relevant acupressure points to deal with knee problems. How Acupressure Works Practitioners of Acupressure

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Mind-Body Connection and 4 Mental Disorders That Clearly Demonstrate It

By |2019-09-02T15:17:17+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fortunately, gone are the days when the mind-body connection was considered some sort of spiritual mumbo-jumbo. More and more people, including scientists and health professionals, are starting to recognize the powerful effects of this connection on our wellbeing. There are countless peer-reviewed studies that demonstrate these effects in various ways, but today we will focus on mental disorders. You may be surprised to know that some mental issues cause real physical symptoms and tangible changes in the patient’s body. Here are four mental disorders that

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8 Important Newborn Baby Tips All New Parents Must Know

By |2019-08-31T23:50:24+03:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , |

During pregnancy, new parents might not realize the seriousness of the task ahead, until they finally have the baby in their arms. It is then that it dawns that you are responsible for another person's entire life. Expectations are always different from reality, and there is no way one can prepare enough. Fortunately, there are some tips you can follow to make sure you take the best care of your newborn baby. Life with a newborn can be overwhelming for any parent. There will be

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