Wellness Wednesday: 15 Tips to Prevent Holiday Overeating by Rebecca Branham

15 Tips to Prevent Holiday Overeating

In this High Fact Diet Age we’re living in, figuring out what approach works best for you can feel extremely overwhelming. On the one hand, you’re empowered with tons of information at your fingertips. On the other hand, you’re completely confused. Who do you trust? How do you know what’s effective? How do you know what’s safe and what isn’t?  People often end up stuck here, giving up before they get started.  That’s why it’s so frustrating!  So without further ado, here are 15 tips to prevent holiday overeating.

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Wellness Wednesday: It’s Okay To Seek Help by Alexandra Craig

It’s Okay To Seek Help

Have you ever felt the need to go see someone for help? You witnessed yourself down spiraling and you KNEW you needed to talk to someone or do something. So you went and found what you needed.

That’s what I did recently. I suffer from moderately severe depression. I have really low periods and that’s, unfortunately, when I start to notice the signs. Back in June, I saw myself down spiraling. I was so stressed out, I wasn’t eating, and I cried every day, sometimes multiple times, for a straight month. Often I would cry and have not a damn clue why. I had absolutely zero energy, all I wanted to do was sleep and I was ready to be in bed by like 4pm and I was moody and got irritated very easily.

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Wellness Wednesday: Top 5 Tips On Healing Your Emotional Pain by Ashley Stephan

Healing Your Emotional Pain

Emotional distress is felt in many different ways. We feel it as addictions, anxiety, sadness, unwanted compulsions, physical ailments, angry mood, boredom and more. Emotional pain can appear out of the blue. It is really important that we take active steps to overcome it or it can easily eat us up from the inside out.

Below you will find 5 really effective things that you can do in order to heal your emotional pain. Try them and do not forget about the help that therapy can offer.

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Wellness Wednesday: Start Small with Strength Exercises by Leah Custer

Start Small

It only seems appropriate with the time of year to share some workout strategies. Many people decide on New Year’s “I’m going to live healthier”, “I’m going to work out”, “I’m going to lose weight”. The list is endless about losing weight or eating healthy and exercising. For real though, it will not happen overnight and you need to go easy on yourself. Start small and ENJOY it instead pushing too hard, getting overwhelmed and as a result giving up because it’s too hard. Here’s a thought… don’t make it too hard to begin with!

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Wellness Wednesday: What I Wish Everyone Knew About CBD by Kristin Hodnett

While the CBD market continues to boom in the US, there is still a lot of confusion around the product.

You may have seen CBD in more forms than one could imagine lately. Due to its huge burst in popularity, marketers are racing to get products on the shelf, hoping consumers will strike while the iron is hot. I’ve used bath bombs, tea, lotions, salve, gummies and supplements, and I’ve heard of everything from infused water to hand sanitizer. In spite of this, CBD or cannabidiol remains a mystery. Here are a few misunderstandings I’d like to clear up.

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Wellness Wednesday: How to Rock Self-Care, Even if You Have Zero Time by Lisa Latimer

The Problem Within the Solution

Are you tired of being told you have to add x,y, and z, to your crammed schedule, in the name of self-care?  You already don’t have time to breathe, (a huge reason why you need the damn self-care to begin with).  Now your’e being told to up the crazy, in the name of self- care?  Riddle me that!  There is a way of rocking your self-care like a ninja, so that it seamlessly weaves itself into your every day activities, (without having to cancel, switch, or pencil anything extra in).  With this self-care trick I’m sharing with you, you can rock self-care, even if you have zero time.

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Wellness Wednesday: Vertigo, Anxiety, Meditation and the Mind by Jonathan Brewer

Vertigo, Anxiety, Meditation and the Changing of the Mind Set

Vertigo, Anxiety, Meditation and the Changing of the Mind Set
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What is Vertigo and Dizziness?

Vertigo is a very unpleasant spinning sensation that people can feel even if they are not moving. Dizziness is a feeling of movement or motion a person might feel often described as feeling unsteady. There a many possible causes, most of them are associated with inner ear problems.

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Wellness Wednesday: 30 Things You Can Do When You Don’t Want to Workout by Anna Hallai

30 Things to do When You Don’t Want To Workout

Let me give it to you straight; you’re not going to wake up everyday wanting to hit the gym or go for a run. Most days, you’ll probably dread even thinking about working out. On these days, I have to remind myself why I workout, how good I feel when I do, and sometimes that does the trick. However, that’s not always the case. You have to motivate yourself to keep going and when that’s not enough, I’ve got 30 things you can do when you don’t want to workout.

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Wellness Wednesday: How Journaling helped my Depression and Anxiety by Summer K-Hadden

How Journaling helped my Depression and Anxiety:

Bridget Jones may have been on to something when she penned her thoughts, dreams, and struggles in her diary. She used her diary to figure out relationships, job struggles, and more. Journaling can be an amazing tool for mental health and self-care.

Writing in a journal helps to decompress and sort out thoughts. It has been proven to reduce Anxiety and Depression when utilized alongside therapy . Anxiety and Depression are among the most common mental illnesses in the United States. Over 18% of the population suffers from Anxiety disorders. Depression is the worldwide leading cause of disability.

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. These tips are from personal experience only. They are in no way a cure, therapy, treatment or a guarantee. They are not a substitute for, the knowledge, skill, and judgment of qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians and health care professionals. 
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Wellness Wednesday: Dear my ex-best friend(s), Thank you, Next. by Jalisa Nichole

Friendship Breakups: Dear my ex-best friend(s), Thank you, Next

We always talk about the pain of breaking up with a significant other, but we rarely talk about friendship breakups. They HURT too!

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