Therapies

How to Do a Sugar Detox (& Why Everyone Should)

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Sugar Detox. Sugar is a naturally occurring component of many foods, and its main role in our bodies is to provide energy. Still, we live in a world where added sugars are becoming almost impossible to avoid, and they are becoming extremely detrimental to our health. Overindulgence in sugars has been linked to a variety…

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Is Surgery an Answer to Cancer?

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Is Surgery an Answer to Cancer? Cancer is one of the deadliest, most challenging, and hardest-to-fight diseases people face these days, and still, science can’t completely understand why it occurs and how to successfully treat it. Not only does it differ from body part to body part, but it also depends on a variety of…

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Why I Don’t Support Cancer Awareness Charities?

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Why I Don’t Support Cancer Awareness Charities. Although this might be a harsh statement to begin with, I’m not hiding the fact that even though I’m a cancer survivor myself, I don’t support cancer awareness charities. Cancer awareness is one thing, and being more educated and knowledgeable about what’s happening in this field is commendable….

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How Can Gratitude Change Your DNA?

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Understanding Gratitude “Give thanks to the Lord for He is good. His mercy endured forever.” Psalms 136:9. Gratitude change your DNA. Gratitude is as essential in life as having wisdom, compassion, or common sense. Furthermore, people often associate gratitude with positive thinking. Both actions create a more fulfilling and joyful life and create a positive…

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What Is a Dopamine Detox and Does It Work?

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Dopamine Detox. In today’s world, we’re often easily distracted and engaged. Whether we do it consciously or unconsciously, the fact remains: we’re rarely ever alone with our thoughts. There’s always some sort of activity that we “need to do” in order to get that shot of dopamine, helping us relax and getting us into our…

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What Are Toxic Gratitude and Toxic Positivity?

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What Are Toxic Gratitude. Gratitude and positive thinking are key elements of a happy life. In modern times, these concepts have become more accessible and easy to digest. However toxic gratitude and positivity (as well as spiritual bypassing) have become more widespread. For instance, it’s uncommon to go online, or visit social media without seeing…

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What Is Codependency and How Do You Heal it?

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Codependency Defined What Is Codependency. Codependency is a condition characterized by a lack of self-love, with a tendency for someone to seek it outside themselves. This is a basic definition of what codependency is. However, it can make someone reliant on someone else to give them that love they lack. This can be to the…

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How Does Practicing Self-Validation Heal One’s Self-Worth and Self-Image?

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Practicing self-validation. What is self-validation, and why is it an important aspect of self-care and respect? Do we need validation to feel fulfilled and confident in our lives? Exploring validation allows us to feel we are supported and confident we can accept our feelings. Before understanding self-validation, it’s important to gain insight on what validation…

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How to Take Care of Your Thyroid?

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Care of Your Thyroid. The thyroid is one of the most important glands in the human body and yet, we rarely ever think about how to optimize its health and function. When it’s not working properly, it brings on a variety of health conditions, potentially bringing dysfunction into other areas. That’s why it’s so important…

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Thyroid Dysfunction and Mental Health

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Thyroid Dysfunction. The thyroid is one of the most important glands in the human body with a crucial role of regulating our metabolism. Our fast-paced lifestyles and environmental stressors put a huge toll on its function, making it hard to perform all the actions in an optimal way.  Thyroid dysfunction and a variety of thyroid…

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