Mental Recovery While Mourning a Loved One

The death of a family member or friend is an emotionally trying event that can cause you to lose sight of your overall goals and recurring needs. By keeping up with several areas of your health and using certain activities to process grief, you can maintain your mental health throughout the mourning process and get…

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Indoor Air, Why You Should Care

Most American adults spend the majority of our time indoors & the indoor air quality may not be as safe as you think. The EPA sponsored a study from 1992 to 1994 that showed on average, Americans spend 93% of their time indoors, 87% in buildings and 6% in cars [1], [2]. Which may not…

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Managing your stress in stressful times

One of the biggest health concerns I find is being stressed out then becoming burnt out. Stress is nearly unavoidable. If you’re lucky, you can find a reprieve in some way, maybe taking a sabbatical, a vacation, reconnecting to loved ones. Although our culture promotes stress as “normal,” (just watch the nightly news for example…

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Stress Less or Less Stress?

Stress is the number 1 killer. It’s the Bonnie to the Clyde’s of Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Stress drives up inflammation causing a cascade that acts like a flash flood throughout the entire body. Your age and genetic susceptibility (like if your house was built in the flood zone or above it) will…

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Vegetables Save Lives!

If I could use only one medicine for the rest of my life, I would choose food. Not just any kind of food, but organically grown vegetables. Real food, grown in the ground, without chemicals, as medicine. Food as medicine. It’s a fairly simple concept that can have a huge impact on your health. When…

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