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Ingredient Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Chamomile

Ingredient Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Chamomile

In Germany, chamomile is known as the “cure-all cure”. While most of us are familiar with the relaxing properties of chamomile, the herb has been used since ancient times to treat a wide range of symptoms. Chamomile is known to boost the immune system, maintain blood pressure within the normal range, and eliminate bad bacteria found in the body. It is also a natural pain reliever.

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Tips to Tame Tension through Tranquility

Tips to Tame Tension through Tranquility

Practically any life situation can cause stress. For adults with ADD/ADHD, seemingly small stressors can present themselves as larger than life… creating adding to existing struggles sometimes present in communication between those with learning and concentration difficulties and others who do not. Since it is not possible to completely eliminate stress, it is important to develop a positive attitude towards life that can help manage stress that occurs.

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Feel Refreshed & Refocused: Tips for ADHD Adults

Feel Refreshed & Refocused: Tips for ADHD Adults

Although adults with ADHD may have very active minds, that doesn’t always equate to productivity. In fact, it usually means more difficulty concentrating, which is often accompanied by procrastination.

Not only are these behaviors not conducive to accomplishing tasks, they can also be exhausting! Check out our tips below to stay on track, plus feel more energized!

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Gaining Mindfulness Through Meditation: How to begin healing

Gaining Mindfulness Through Meditation:  How to begin healing

Meditation is a discipline where the mind’s intent is to gain focus and concentration power, while at the same time touching a higher state of consciousness. The idea behind meditation is to relax the body and focus thoughts on one thing for a sustained period of time.

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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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Insomnia and Obesity… Can Reducing Stress Address Them Both?

Insomnia and Obesity… Can Reducing Stress Address Them Both?

With obesity rates and stress levels in America climbing to all-time highs, it is no wonder that people are having such a hard time sleeping. Recently, a connection between insomnia and obesity has been discovered within the region of the brain that controls sleep and waking known as the hypothalamus… which may help explain why insomnia seems so prevalent in obese individuals.

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Foods that Heal

Foods that Heal

It’s no mystery that eating is one of life’s greatest joys, but did you know that eating can also be a way to heal and restore wellness? Check out this list of foods that actually help your body recover from the effects of stress, environmental pollution, and less-then-healthy lifestyles, which can cause life-threatening conditions such as hardening of the arteries, high cholesterol, hypertension and diabetes.

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Can Procrastination be a Good Thing? I’ll Tell Ya Later

Can Procrastination be a Good Thing? I’ll Tell Ya Later

Most of the time, we read articles that talk about ‘curing’ procrastinators, but this post is about learning how to procrastinate better! What if there were certain things about procrastination that made us advance in our daily lives? Turns out, there are!

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Emotional Health During Pregnancy

Emotional Health During Pregnancy

Whether it’s your first child or your fourth, many women can attest that each pregnancy term can be different, so past expectations aren’t always reliable. However, most women can agree that while it’s always important to take care of your emotional health, ensuring well-being during pregnancy is doubly important!

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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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