Eat Better, Eat Together

Eating with your family and friends on a regular basis has been associated with improved social skills, better-eating habits, and fewer behavioral problems in teenagers. It is also helpful for reducing stress in adults. Every year, October serves as Eat Better, Eat Together Month. While the history of the day is unknown, it is meant…

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Tech Neck

What is Tech Neck? Tech neck happens when people spend too much time with their head and neck extended too far forward over their body while looking at their phone or computer screen. It can also occur when people repeatedly tuck their head down over their chin and hunch their shoulders forward while looking down…

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The Frequency of the Body

Our thoughts, emotions, and body are all made of vibrating energy. We each have a personal vibration that communicates who we are to the world and helps us shape our reality. Everything has an electrical frequency measured in megahertz. Frequency is defined as a measurable rate of electrical energy that is constant between any two…

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Aroma Freedom Technique

Have you ever wondered why certain smells trigger emotions or memories? Whether something we have smelled before or something new, there are three major factors when we experience a scent: The Olfactory Bulb, the Amygdala, and the Hippocampus. The Olfactory Bulb is in simplest terms our smell receptor, this is the part of our brain…

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Top 10 Gut Destroyers

Your gut has a direct connection to your brain via the gut-brain axis. If you have an unhealthy microbiome, your mental health will also not be so great.  Here are some of the top gut destroyers that you should avoid to help improve the health of your gut. Stress – Your gut is sensitive to…

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Health Of Mom’s Gut is Key Contributor to Autism

According to new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine a  mother’s microbiome — the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us — during pregnancy plays a critical role in determining the risk developing autism-spectrum disorders. (Source)  The mother’s microbiome shapes the developing brain in multiple ways.  The microbiome is really important to…

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A Gutsy Look Into Mental Health

A slightly deeper look into mental health! Some basic human anatomy: Did you know that the average adult has 2-6 pounds of microbes in their gut? Did you know that our microbiota encodes 3.3 million genes which is almost 150 times more than the human genome? Why is this important? Humans, if looked at under…

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Are Antidepressants Really Helping?

Every year, 230 million prescriptions for antidepressants are filled, which makes them one of the most prescribed drugs in the US. The psychiatric industry alone is worth $330 billion even when they do little to cure. Even with all these prescriptions, more than one in 20 americans are depressed, according to statistics from the Centers…

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Handle Holiday Grief

Grief is something that affects all of us in one way or another. It could be we are struggling with a loss or someone we know and love could be grieving. Experiencing special events without our loved one can be a challenge. The subconscious part of the brain remembers our time with them as if…

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