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Can Journaling Improve Your Mental Health?

Journaling can help you alleviate mental health issues like anxiety and stress, improve your cognitive and emotional power, and explore your full potential.
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When Things Get Tough, Birding Might Save You

A 5-minute pause to watch a finch courting his mate or listen to the soothing call of a lesser goldfinch might not save the world but it might just save you!
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Why Positive News is Good For Your Health

News consumption affects our bodies as well as our minds. It's beneficial to keep taking doses of positive news on a regular basis.
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Noise Pollution: Why It’s Harmful and What You Can Do About...

Noise pollution is the transmission of sounds that are harmful to human life. It is ubiquitous, but there are steps that you can take to minimize it.
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Are Life Stressors a Factor in the Opioid Epidemic?

In this opinion piece, the author explores links between the pressure to succeed and other life stressors and the epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States.
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Proven Health Benefits of Yoga

Two well-documented benefits of yoga are related to the physiological effects of deep breathing on the brain and enhanced flexibility of joints, tendons, and ligaments related to movement and stretching.
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How Writing Can Help Your Personal Growth

The benefits of writing are substantial, but many people don't know how to get started. Here are some tips and tools that may help.
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The Impact of Traumatic Events on Women’s Heart Health

A new study suggests that a history of traumatic events may contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease in women. 
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10 Smart Ways to Enjoy a Healthy Holiday Season

Here are ten simple things you can do to improve your health and feel better throughout this year's hectic holiday season and beyond.
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Whose Fault Is It If Work Makes Us Sick?

In the absence of genuine viable alternatives to working, can we charge employers and the systems that create work to pay for our healthcare?
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Have You Ever Been Abused by a Massage Therapist? You Are...

After an abusive massage, a client fought back exposing callous disregard for client safety by the salon and the regulatory body that oversees therapists.
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A Supermom’s Guide to Managing Stress

Being a working mother and being stress-free don’t have to be mutually exclusive if you address the factors that contribute to your stress head-on.