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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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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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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Unconditional Love – What it means for your Mental Health

Loving freely, without conditions or attachments, is considered unconditional love. And although some people believe that to be a myth, others can’t imagine giving themselves to someone fully when there are conditions involved. And now, there are even studies that showcase its benefits for your mental health.  What is Love? Love is one of the…

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