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Mind Wellness

The Rise of PTSD Among Younger Generations

Childhood is supposed to be a time of carefree innocence when the trials and tribulations of the adult world don’t enter your sphere of consciousness. For far too many children and teens, however, those precious years end much too soon if they ever occur at all.  The simple fact is that, no matter how we […]

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Mind Wellness

How to Cultivate Mindfulness: 7 Mindful Ways to Create 7 Mindful Days

If you’re anything like me, it can be far too easy to slip into an attitude of despondency during the cold, gray winter months. Sometimes, without even realizing it, you suddenly struggle to find inspiration in things that once energized you, or maybe you’re having a hard time keeping the house tidy when before it […]

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Wellness

Medical Bankruptcy: The New American Epidemic

They say that when you haven’t got your health, you haven’t got anything — but in the era of rising healthcare costs and decreasing insurance coverage, what once might have been just a tired cliché is now a terrifying reality for far too many Americans. And the sad fact is that the much-publicized healthcare crisis […]

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Business Culture Wellness

What the Dependence On Meal Replacements Says About Americans’ Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is a buzz word, and yet 66% of full-time employees in America consider themselves to have failed to strike a balance when it comes to their work and personal lives. While this struggle has gone on throughout the long history of capitalism, it’s currently being exemplified in a specific life hack that sums […]

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Wellness

4 Unique Healthcare Needs of Aging Adults

The face of America is changing. To be exact, it’s aging, and at a more rapid pace than ever before. An unprecedented number of older adults, better known as baby boomers, are retiring and needing more healthcare than previous generations. The American population over the age of 65 years is projected to almost double between […]

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Wellness

How Where You Live Affects Your Wellness

It might not come as a surprise that where you live affects your wellness — but your zip code’s impact on your health and wellbeing may be even greater than you think. Following a recent study, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that, in neighborhoods just a few miles apart, life expectancy can […]

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Wellness

5 Creative Ways to Problem Solve When You’re in a Wellness Funk

We’ve all been there: the morning when you spill coffee all over your new pants, the day when you’re stressed out and falling behind on work projects, and the week that doesn’t seem to have any upside at all. Sometimes, we may rise to the occasion and overcome the obstacles in our way, but there […]

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Wellness

Importance of Quality Rest and What Could Be Keeping You From It

Image Source: Unsplash  When the alarm clock goes off, you immediately feel angry — you barely slept the night before and are too exhausted to start the day. You force yourself out of bed and groggily put on a pot of coffee or tea. You know the day ahead is going to be rough, and […]

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Wellness

What Makes the Mountains so Therapeutic

The English poet William Blake put it best when he said, “Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” The consent is virtually unanimous when it comes to nature’s tallest peaks and crags. There’s something breath-taking, awe-inspiring, invigorating, and downright beautiful about the mountains that you simply cannot find anywhere else. No cutting-edge VR […]

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Wellness

Tips for Dealing With a Serious Diagnosis

Hearing your doctor or other care providers tell you that you have cancer or that they need to discuss your diagnosis with you can send chills down your spine. Most people face at least one serious healthcare condition during their lifetime that stops them in their tracks at least momentarily. It’s not always a physical […]