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Managing Stress in a Global Pandemic

Jul 06 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Managing Stress in a Global Pandemic

As the world begins to return to a sense of normalcy, some may start to believe that the beginning of the end of the pandemic has finally come. More and more individuals are receiving their first or second doses of the vaccine, restaurants, and gyms have begun to open to full capacity, and the CDC has begun to reduce restrictions on mask-wearing for vaccinated folks. Despite this, we are more stressed than ever.

Combating Seasonal Depression During COVID-19

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Combating Seasonal Depression During COVID-19

Combating Seasonal Depression During COVID-19   As the thrill of the holidays is entirely behind us, you, like millions of other Americas, may start feeling more and more depressed. Pair that seasonal depression with the ever-present COVID-19 pandemic, and you may feel as though the winter blues are never-ending. Luckily, there are ways to combat your symptoms with some

Mental Health and Art

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Mental Health and Art

Mental Health and Art Living with mental illness becomes an everyday struggle for many people. But, mental health and art go hand in hand. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, 1 in 5 adults in American live with a mental illness.  One method takes a more creative approach to remedial care. It’s art! You probably know that art elicits emotional responses, …

Why Exercise is So Important for Mental Health

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Why Exercise is So Important for Mental Health

We all know that exercise is vital for our whole body's health, but the benefits are more evident with physical aspects. Regular exercise can help you lose weight, gain muscle mass, and ward off many illnesses and diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. But what about the brain and mental health? Mental Health Benefits Many people exercise for both physical …

Five Amazing Benefits of Yoga

May 17 , 2021

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Five Amazing Benefits of Yoga

Five Amazing Benefits of Yoga Yoga is one of those mainstream practices that many don’t realize has ties to holistic medicine. It grew in popularity while outside the scope of alternative medicine, but the benefits of yoga are nearly endless. Practicing yoga benefits your brain, muscles, organs, vital functions, and more! There’s a reason why it’s such a popular form of …

Why Your Gut is Considered a Second Brain

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Why Your Gut is Considered a Second Brain

If you're familiar with holistic medicine, you may have already heard the opinion that your gut is considered a second brain. It's true that your stomach doesn't have brain waves—and isn't making decisions for you—but it positively can influence your overall wellbeing. When illness arises, many who practice holistic medicine look at the gut for answers. Neurons in the …