Therapies

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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May 25th – World Thyroid Day

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May 25th is widely recognized as World Thyroid Day. It is an international day to raise awareness about thyroid disorders and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, in addition to sharing all of the new discoveries surrounding this important gland. The day was first established in 2008 by the European Thyroid Association and the…

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What are the Different Thyroid Conditions?

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Different Thyroid Conditions. The thyroid is a powerful gland, located in the neck, just below the Adam’s apple. It’s responsible for a variety of important processes in the human body, from regulating your body temperature to regulating your metabolism. Unfortunately, with the crazy busy, stressful, and overwhelming lives we all lead, its function can easily…

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How to Upgrade Your Nervous System?

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Upgrade Your Nervous System. Our nervous system is one of the most complex and important systems in the human body. It’s responsible for controlling, stimulating, optimizing, and coordinating all of the body’s functions, from breathing and digesting food to movement and thought processes. As such, it should be our greatest goal to keep it healthy…

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How to Rework Existing Narrative to Modify Behavior

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Modify Behavior. What does it mean to change one’s narrative? And how does this contribute to positive change in someone’s life? When someone thinks of personal narratives, many of them think about personal beliefs or stories they have of themselves or others. These stories can be negative self-talk or subconscious wounds stemming from past failures. …

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What is Our Second Brain?

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Our Second Brain. The human body is absolutely incredible. Every system impacts one another and works together seamlessly to keep us alive and healthy. One such system is the enteric nervous system, also commonly referred to as our “second brain.” This intricate system of nerves, neurons, and neurotransmitters helps control our digestive system through the…

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What is the Difference Between PTSD & Complex PTSD?

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PTSD Complex PTSD. In recent years the global focus has shifted toward the topic of mental health disorders, spreading more awareness around their symptoms and causes, and finding healing solutions in everything from behavioral therapy to psychedelics. PTSD and Complex PTSD are one of these mental health disorders that have been amongst us for a…

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