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Coping With The Loss Of A Loved One: How To Make The Process Easier

 Coping With The Loss Of A Loved One: How To Make The Process Easier

Losing a loved one is something none of us know how to cope with. There is no instruction manual, no one right way to grieve. Some individuals feel symptoms of depression, while others feel numb. You may go through an entire range of emotions in a short span of time.

4-Mindful Morning Rituals To Start Now

4-Mindful Morning Rituals To Start Now

The way we start off our mornings can really affect how we take in the rest of our day. It can be really easy to get into a morning routine that feels like we’re on auto-pilot. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to decrease anxiety over time, so adding some sort of mindfulness practice to the mornings can have a positive effect on the rest of our day.

8-Simple Tips for Getting Into a Healthy Sleep Routine This Month

8-Simple Tips for Getting Into a Healthy Sleep Routine This Month

Sleep is like a good mattress—you never realize how good it is until you don’t have it. Interrupted sleep can be extremely frustrating for both children and adults. Not only can it leave you grouchy and fatigued for your day, but it can affect children’s mental development and behavioral psyche.

3-Easy and Calming Thought Exercises You Can Do Before Bed

3-Easy and Calming Thought Exercises You Can Do Before Bed

Falling asleep becomes such a challenge when we feel like our thoughts are racing at night, or we struggle with managing anxiety.  There are ways to quiet our minds and calm our bodies before bed. Following these three calming thought exercises before bed can make all the difference in strengthening our ability to fall asleep, stay asleep and get some good, restful sleep.

How To Create a Balanced Life in a Season of Chaos and Stress

How To Create a Balanced Life in a Season of Chaos and Stress

You can’t wrap up all the loose ends at once, and you can’t expect everything to ever be perfect. Don’t set yourself up for failure and disappointment by setting unrealistic long-term goals on a short-term schedule. Instead, start with these five simple ways to steadily chip away at the disorder in your life.

3-Easy Ways to Eliminate Distractions When Meditating at Home

3-Easy Ways to Eliminate Distractions When Meditating at Home

Life is full of distractions, especially if you are trying to get your meditation in while in the comfort of your own home. Whether you choose to meditate in the morning before starting your day or for a few minutes after getting home from work, it can make all the difference to try and eliminate some of those distractions at home.

Why You Should Take Sleep More Seriously

Why You Should Take Sleep More Seriously

Restful sleep has almost innumerable benefits for your mental and physical health. Many bodily functions are reliant on sleep, including metabolism, hormone production, work productivity, happiness levels and lifespan.

Addiction Treatment: The Business Of Recovery

Addiction Treatment: The Business Of Recovery

We really don’t understand addiction. There has not been much research done on it. We don’t know what treatments are the most effective, lasting and evidence based. Very few medical professionals specialize or even know how to treat an addict. Yet, there are treatment centers all over the nation that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars per month. Some even claiming a cure in 30-90 days.

Self-Care on a Budget: Affordable Gifts that Make You Feel Better

Self-Care on a Budget: Affordable Gifts that Make You Feel Better

Sometimes, you just need to focus on you. For people with busy lives and lots of responsibility, it’s easy to get caught up in work and putting your own needs on the back burner. We all need to take time for ourselves to enjoy simple pleasures,

The Do’s and Dont’s: Luxury Addiction Treatment Centers

The Do’s and Dont’s: Luxury Addiction Treatment Centers

If you have heard about luxury rehab, you might be wondering what makes them so special. Do the amenities actually help with the recovery process? Are people who completed the program in a luxury center less likely to relapse? Is the cost that different?