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Is Anxiety Giving You Heartburn? How managing stress can relieve stomach discomfort

Is Anxiety Giving You Heartburn?  How managing stress can relieve stomach discomfort

Modern day life often compromises systemic health, mainly due to poor stress management and anxiety. Now stress is considered America’s #1 health problem.

A study performed by the American Psychological Association in September 2007 found that stress was a fact of life (79 percent of people agreed). However, according to survey responses, Americans routinely experience what they believe are higher than healthy levels of stress.

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Family Matters…How family interaction can affect your child

Family Matters…How family interaction can affect your child

During childhood, we develop both physically and mentally to prepare ourselves for the challenges of adulthood. The skills we learn during games and interactions with others have a profound effect on our individuality.

When a child suffers from symptoms of depression and anxiety, many of those activities can be severely disrupted– and cognitive development can greatly suffer as a result.

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Health on Vacation

Health on Vacation

While we can’t avoid all illness that may occur during travel- such as contaminants in water and food and even airborne germs- taking precautions can help prevent sickness from ruining your holiday!

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5 Tips for Anger Management to Help You Deal with Frustration

5 Tips for Anger Management to Help You Deal with Frustration

It’s inevitable… we all deal with some level of frustration on a daily basis— but it’s how we deal with daily challenges that makes us or breaks us. Sometimes, stress, anxiety, and low energy levels can makes us feel like we’re drowning in a cup of water.

The fact is that on occasion, things just get to us… and before you know it, there’s no turning back. Therefore, we should strive to curtail its effects on our tempers before it’s too late. So what can we do to better manage frustration?

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Passionflowers – Beautiful and Medicinal

Passionflowers – Beautiful and Medicinal

I recently visited a garden that had a large variety of passionflowers. I was amazed by the flower’s beauty and by its many variations. Even more surprising than the numerous colorful displays were the many uses of this beautiful flower, which were listed on the garden plaques.

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Slow down: Managing Stress and Anxiety Once and For All

Slow down: Managing Stress and Anxiety Once and For All

For years I’ve suffered from anxiety, needlessly worrying about everything, struggling with racing thoughts and sometimes waking up in the middle of the night not being able to fall back asleep, in addition to other troubling symptoms of chronic anxiety caused in part by my inability to manage stress.

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Walking the Path to Better Health

Walking the Path to Better Health

I was one of those people who constantly had an excuse as to why I didn’t exercise– until recently. After reading the book “Perfect Health” by Deepak Chopra, I found the necessary inspiration to at least get out and walk.

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Stay Well This Winter! Tips for Optimal Health

Stay Well This Winter! Tips for Optimal Health

The winter months may make a cozy bed and pile of junk food much more appealing than a balmy summer afternoon, as activity levels tend to drop, appetite revs up and moods tend to plummet in cold, dreary weather. While this certainly does not help keep your immunity levels, waistline or emotions in check, there are simple lifestyle changes you can adopt to stay healthy during this blustery season!

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Stress Less for Health

Stress Less for Health

Many of us are familiar with the short story “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten”. While life as adults is far from simple, the take-away message certainly can help when stress seems insurmountable and problems seem intricately complicated.

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Native Remedies – Creating a Path to Holistic Living

Native Remedies – Creating a Path to Holistic Living

As I thought about what I might want to say in this, my first posting in our new blog, it struck me that this is the perfect place and time for me to tell you why our family founded Native Remedies in the first place. I am sure it is a story each one of you can relate to in some way or another. I know this because you found your way to our site and our blog, so I know that we share the same passion for a natural approach.

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