A Thrilling List of Hobbies: 50 Hobbies for Better Health & A Happier Life

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Research supports that regular leisure activities can reduce blood pressure, cortisol, or stress levels and even decrease your BMI. Leisure activities can include different hobbies that challenge you, excite you, and may even make you sweat a little. In addition, hobbies can help you make money, increase your home value, allow you to serve others, … Read more

Emotional Labor: 4 Tips for Sharing the Mental Load

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Have you ever felt, much like Jennifer Aniston’s character in The Breakup, that you didn’t just want your partner to do the dishes; you wanted them to want to do the dishes? If so, you were likely dealing with an imbalance of something called emotional labor. The concept of emotional labor is essential to a … Read more

How To Reduce Stress: 20 Ways To Get You On The Right Path

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How to reduce stress seems to be the million-dollar question these days. Stress is something that we all face. Whether chronic stress or situational, the symptoms can be challenging. Stress affects people mentally, but the physical effects can be significant. Symptoms range from high blood pressure to chest pain, stomach and digestive issues, skin conditions, … Read more

155 Uplifting Self-Care Quotes for Mental Health

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Self-care is one of the most important things you can do in your daily routine to maximize your inner peace, increase your confidence and productivity, and improve your relationships. Still, as with so many aspects of life, it can be easier said than done. Using positive quotes helps you remember to make caring for yourself … Read more

How To Fall Asleep Fast: 10 Tips To Get the Best Night’s Sleep

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So many people are sleep-deprived, over-caffeinated, and burnt out. Insomnia or sleep deprivation contributes to MANY different health concerns, including an increased risk for cancer, heart disease, depression, anxiety, stroke, diabetes, etc. According to the CDC, individuals receiving less than 8 hours of sleep per night increase their risk for severe health conditions by as … Read more

Ashwagandha Benefits: 9 of the Best To Reduce Stress, Build Endurance, & Enhance Sleep

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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an Indian herb (Indian Ginseng) known for its adaptogenic benefits; it is a valuable part of Ayurvedic Medicine. (Singh et al., 2011) You’ll find it in stress or adrenal supplements or used as a standalone herb. Many ashwagandha benefits help heal the body and work together to regulate your natural body … Read more

Mom-Care Spa Day in a Salt Cave

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Who wouldn’t love a day at the spa? Well, on this particular day, I was definitely not expecting one. I was in the kitchen cooking dinner for the family while my husband was out grocery shopping.  Then I get a call from him.  Here we go I thought, now what? As I am rushing to … Read more