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Change Your Life With Intentional Positivity

I woke up this morning with a headache. I stumbled to the medicine cabinet for some Tylenol and 10 bottles fell to the floor. After I managed to calm down, I walked out of my room to discover my children had decided to make themselves breakfast. My head starts pounding again as I stare at…

October 7, 2021
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A Letter from One Survivor to Another – From Abuse and Addiction to Recovery

Dear friend,  159 days. That’s how long it has been since I last touched drugs. 159 days since my entire life changed.  I always said I had incredible self-control, ignoring the fact that addiction is hereditary. I believed myself to be stronger than my ancestors, but we both know from the opening of this post…

October 7, 2021
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Ten Myths About Well-Being

The most sought-after feeling in the world is well-being and there is a good reason for this;studies have shown that people who experience a state of well-being live longer, concentratebetter, and experience less stress.Here is a countdown of the common myths about well-being, happiness, and positivity that seemelusive to understand. Even so, by the end…

August 27, 2021
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Why Simone Biles’ Actions Mean So Much

For as long as I can remember, mental health was a term that always conjured up certain responses from people. It was not uncommon to hear the word ‘stigma’ when talking about it. The thing is―nearly everyone has mental health challenges at some point in life. Each situation is different of course, but none of…

August 17, 2021
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Benefit Your Career by Seeking Out Addiction Treatment Early

Most executives live high pressure existences with challenges coming from all sides―financial, personnel management, hectic schedules, a myriad of appointments, quarterly and monthly reports, possible travel – it’s not easy for them to catch their breath. In addition, there may be demands from family. It’s not hard to understand why some executives take refuge in…

August 5, 2021
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On Queerness and Mental Health

“Ew,” she says, and covers her eyes, “Look away!” My friend and I are watching a horror movie, and we have just seen two men kiss on screen for half a second. She scrunches up her face. “That was the worst part,” she tells me, despite this movie’s many gruesome scenes. Her grandma nods in…

July 16, 2021
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month!
This month, I want to highlight resources available for mental health! Mental Health Awareness Month is personal and important to me and mental health is the backbone of this business. You see, I was born with and live with Generalized Anxiety. I have suffered from Panic Attacks and Paranoia. When Yoga found me seven years...
May 16, 2021
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Treat Your Loved One in Recovery with a Just-Because Gift of Health and Wellness
When searching for a gift for someone who is in recovery for addiction, the best gift you can give is something that helps them get stronger and healthier - both mentally and physically. Addiction recovery is an ongoing process, and the best way you can support them is to help them continue on a healthier...
April 9, 2021
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Finding Your Why
Finding your WHY I recently facilitated an anxiety support group and shared a video. It featured motivational speakers, albeit talking loudly, trying to inspire people to fight through the pain we all have to find their WHY-their reason for staying focused and pushing through toward their end goal. I gave the example before showing the...
March 27, 2021
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Self-Employment and Mental Illness: Can They Be Compatible?
If you have depression or PTSD, working for yourself may sound like an escape from the stress of an office. But if you're not careful, self-employment can be catastrophic for your mental health. Running a successful business without sacrificing mental wellness means being organized, disciplined, and mindful in your approach. On one hand, self-employment means...
March 3, 2021
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