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Chronic Inflammation: The Culprit To All Diseases

In Health by Katrina RiceLeave a Comment

There are a number of contributing factors to chronic inflammation. But the most common of all is the kind of diet we use. Typically, a standard American diet consists of unhealthy fatty foods that trigger pro-inflammatory compounds in our body. And because some of us tend to neglect our state of health, the lack of proper nutrients and antioxidants to …

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5 Ways Fasting Can Change Your Life

In Health by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

Recently I finished a 50 hour water fast and had such splendid results that I decide to share it with you guys. So what is all the hype over fasting? Some scientific studies refute it and others seem to promote all various types of fasting requiring differing time lengths or instructions. So what’s correct? Unfortunately there haven’t been a ton …

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5 Minute Purification Meditation

In Meditation by Tito "Nove" NuñezLeave a Comment

Learning to concentrate, though initially difficult, works. Gradually, through repeated focus on our subject over hours and days, the mind’s wandering diminishes. It settles down and steadies itself on the subject of meditation. This process of developing concentration is described by Buddhist texts as “purification.” The term is not a religious or moral one, but an experience of release in …

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What’s Missing from Conventional Mental Healthcare

In Health, Nutrition by Joey Doherty, MA, LPC, CWCLeave a Comment

If you’re following the much-needed trend toward holistic healthcare, you’re likely frustrated that western medical doctors aren’t taught nutrition in medical school. We certainly should be bothered by this, but we should be equally as upset that mental health therapists (counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists) aren’t taught nutrition, either. Since the mind and body are interconnected, any healthcare professional who …

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Declassifying the Human Being

In Wellness by Brandon Irby

How Losing Labels Can Resuscitate Society. The average American labels him or herself so many times a day that they would most likely lose count before they break fast. Some of us attach more titles to ourselves than we even realize. It can be a useful exercise to jot down, in your phone or on paper, what you call yourself …

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Nature Deficit Disorder

In Wellness by Joey Doherty, MA, LPC, CWCLeave a Comment

In 2005, Richard Louv coined the phrase “nature deficit disorder,” because he was worried about the direction our “civilized” species was headed. I’m worried, too. Nature deficit disorder is a condition that’s caused by spending little time outdoors, which has been linked to the rapid increase in health problems such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, and obesity. The sad fact is …