Health and wellness tips on how to cope with physical and mental health issues and maintain a balance of the mind and body to feel healthy and happy.

Studies Show Mental & Physical Health Effects of Air Pollution

We've become quite aware of the environmental damage that comes from air pollution, but what impact is it having on your health? The concern over climate change issues and the environment need to be at the forefront of our discussions, but the health effects of air pollution impact us on a personal level. The damage being done by air pollution is having a…

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White Knight Syndrome or Why You Attract the Wrong People

Maybe there’s a reason why you’re not finding Mr. Right. Maybe it’s the white knight syndrome which causes you to pick the wrong partner. As I think back on my early adulthood, I remember many times when I rescued partners in relationships. I gave them money, in which they wasted, I gave them 100% of my energy, even though I think they probably…

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6 Healthy Coffee Creamer Alternatives You Should Start Using

The creamer you add to your coffee can really transform your drink, but is it damaging your health? Replacing your coffee creamer with healthy alternatives is something you'll want to look into if coffee is a big part of your life. Unless you're a straight black coffee drinker, there's no doubt you love to spruce up your coffee. You can do this by…

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Why Is Everyone Suddenly Drinking Pickle Juice? 5 Benefits

The idea of drinking pickle juice may sound unpleasant, but the health benefits may surprise you. People have tried a lot of interesting concoctions over the years in pursuit of better health. There have been the old-school bodybuilders - and Rocky - who would drink raw eggs, along with people eating insects as a good source of protein. Drinking pickle juice is one…

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Is Coffee with Milk Bad for Your Health? The Pros and Cons

Everyone needs a pick-me-up before the start of a long workday, and coffee with milk is a perennial favorite. But is our favorite drink a boon or bane? You probably know about both the positive and negative effects of caffeine. Prepare for the big reveal. How Does Coffee with Milk Impact Your Health? Roughly 4 to 5% of cow's milk comprises complex fats.…

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: a Powerful Mental Tool

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is an approach to psychotherapy that uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) methods in collaboration with mindfulness meditative practices and similar psychological strategies. It was originally created to be a relapse-prevention treatment for individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD). Focus on MDD and cognitive processes distinguish MBCT from other mindfulness-based therapies. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), for example, is a more…

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6 Jojoba Oil Benefits for the Health and Beauty of Your Skin

Whenever possible, most people would prefer to swap out processed beauty products filled with chemicals for ones that are made from natural ingredients. There are a few natural beauty products that are worth trying, but one of the best that you can use is jojoba oil because of a number of health benefits. While it's technically not an oil, but a wax ester,…

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What Is the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response and How It Works

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…

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Growing up in a Narcissistic Family Comes with These Effects

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…

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How to Achieve Upper Back Pain Relief with These 3 Stretches

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…

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