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Wellness

Tips to Introduce Healthy Habits that Improve Wellness

Image Source: Pixabay While it’s easy to get inspired every New Years about starting a new regimen, losing some weight, getting your house organized, and a million other resolutions, when the rubber hits the road it can be a little hard to actually get going. The problem isn’t always laziness, either. Sometimes it boils down […]

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The Impact Farms Have on Our Health and Environment

The greatest assets we are able to pull from the earth provide sustenance for ourselves. We don’t simply rely on the earth as a big hurtling rock to stand upon, we need it for the very resources that keep us alive. This is why, as we move forward into an uncertain future in which climate […]

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Wellness

How Applied Behavior Analysis Can Help Those Struggling With a Mental Illness

If you or a loved one is struggling with a mental illness, the good news about living in the modern era is that the resources and understanding that our culture has developed in regards to mental health have never been better nor more readily available than now. We’ve come a long way from even just […]

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Culture Wellness

Drunk Driving Dangers on College Campuses

Image Source: Unsplash According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, over 1,800 college students die from alcohol-related injuries every year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 30 Americans die every day in drunk driving crashes. These unfortunate statistics speak for themselves. Despite countless efforts to dissuade students from driving drunk, […]

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Business Wellness

Fair Trade – Health and Environmental Benefits

What is Fair Trade or what it’s not? Convenience is a highly-valued luxury for consumers. Unfortunately, convenience can often come at a cost. A consumer may be thrilled to find a trendy shirt for $5, but is it worth it if it was produced in a sweatshop? Though consumers will likely never come face to […]

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Wellness

The Importance of Exercise for Chronic Pain Sufferers

Image Source: Unsplash When your body hurts for weeks, months, or even years after an injury, it can impact everything in your life — including your mental health. When you’re suffering from chronic pain, you’ll reach for any relief. All too often, doctors prescribe painkillers to treat the pain. But painkillers are highly addictive and […]

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Wellness

Why We Need Better Mental Health Treatment Options

By: Brooke Faulkner Courtesy of Image of Flickr As doctors, physicians, and researchers try to address the problems surrounding mental health issues, it’s important for us to remember that in order to really help individuals, we need to tackle the problem head-on. That way, they’ll get better treatment and support along the way. The urgency […]

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Wellness

Who’s Fighting Against Your Health?

With all the censorship occurring in the media marketplace, my writing has been restricted. With the ISPs now in control of the internet thanks to the Trump appointed FCC, it’s only going to get worse. However, I’ve kept up my daily writing and reading in the morning on Sheila Kennedy’s blog. Sheila is a professor […]

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Wellness

How Minimalism Can Improve Your Health

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash This is the opposite of minimalism: you spend too much money, you have debt and clutter building up, you’re always busy yet feeling behind, you don’t have time for self-care, you often back out of commitments last minute because you have too much on your plate. Sounds stressful, doesn’t […]

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Community Culture Government Wellness

What is Next Muncie?

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana Blog– In case you’ve not discovered the connections between all things Muncie, we have a trust fund managed by Jud Fisher, a descendant of the Ball Family who became incredibly wealthy off access to cheap natural gas and low land and labor costs. They amassed a fortune even though their […]