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Do You Know How to Reduce the Stress of Holiday Travel?

As the song says, “There’s no place like home for the holidays.” Although visiting family and friends can be a joyful, memorable experience, the process of traveling can often be a hassle. Since you’ve...

Can the Food You Eat Affect Your Mood?

You already know that the food you eat each day plays a vital role in your overall health, but did you know that it can affect your mood too? Making healthier choices in your...

A Sugar-Free, Caffeine-Free Energy Boost

You’re halfway through your long road trip and feel your eyes getting heavy. It’s 2PM and your ability to focus on work seems to have completely escaped you. After a less-than-optimal night’s sleep you...

8 Steps For Digging Yourself Out Of An Emotional Rut

Imagine your car gets stuck in some mud and can’t move forward. Do you just throw up your hands and let it stay there? Of course not. Yet oftentimes people allow themselves to stay...
Balanced Brain is a Happy Brain

A Balanced Brain Is A Happy Brain

Your brain is an incredibly complicated machine. No one knows exactly how complex it is, but scientists estimate you have roughly 86 billion neurons and 85 billion nonneuronal brain cells. That means that in...
Have Enough of These Neurotransmitters

Have Enough of These Three Neurotransmitters?

Do you ever feel sad or irritable for no reason? What about feeling anxious or worried? Do you struggle with being unfocused? All these can be linked to neurotransmitter levels being out of whack....
Stress and Anxiety

The Difference Between Stress And Anxiety

It’s that time of year again…tax season! For many, this is the most dreaded and hated time of year. Financial pressures can mount and add to the already full plate of stressors that you...
Depression, Drugs, and Serotonin: How They Affect You?

Depression, Drugs, and Serotonin: How Do They Affect You?

Depression is becoming an epidemic. This severe mood disorder is affecting over 300 million Americans each year, according to the World Health Association. Depression is diagnosed when a person feels discouraged, sadness, hopeless, unmotivated,...
Best and Worst Ways to Cope with ADD

Best and Worst Ways to Cope with Attention Issues

Attention Issues are not just a single and simple problem; therefore, coping is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Attention is a national health crisis that continues to grow—yet it remains one of the most misunderstood...
How To Protect Your Body From Stress

How To Protect Your Body From Stress

Do you ever feel stressed out? Kids, jobs, traffic, bills, relationship issues, parents aging, siblings fighting, not to mention the overwhelming amount of everyday responsibilities you need to keep track of…stress is more like...