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Taking Control of Your Health: Only You Can Make You Better

Are you taking control of your health? “You can’t change your situation, the only thing you can change is how you choose to deal with it.” (Unknown) Truth bomb time.  You cannot choose to have depression or anxiety or any other mental health condition.  If you have them, you cannot change the fact that you …

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50 Must Have Mental Health Resources

“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close My biggest goals of this blog are to create all of those things.  More sunlight. I want to show others that there is a light in the darkness.  And sometimes it is cloudy a good long while before the sun …

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Eating for depression and anxiety: How you can eat better and feel better

TW/CW: This post is about eating for depression and anxiety, and how you can use food to nourish your body and manage some of the symptoms.  If food/eating is a sensitive topic for you, proceed with caution. What is your favorite food? Have you ever taken the time to think about whether or not it …

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Book review: Medical Medium (3rd Installment)

Do you suffer from chronic illness? Do your symptoms leave doctors baffled, and you drowning in frustration? This book is a comprehensive tome on mystery illness and how you can finally heal. If you missed my previous posts about the book, you can catch up here: Installment 1 & Installment 2 *Again, I want to …

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Book Review: Medical Medium (2nd Installment)

“The medical establishment trains doctors to use explanations like this about mystery illnesses across the board. It’s a decoy to make patients feel safe, to feel like their healthcare providers understand what’s happening to them and why it’s happening, to feel like there’s a measure of control over what’s going wrong.” (Medical Medium, 71) This …

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Meet the Blogger: Introducing In Mint Nutrition

Welcome to the latest installment of my interview series! Who are some of your favorite bloggers? I try to follow as many as I can because they have so much wisdom to pass on. (Including bloggers like Liv!) That’s what gave me the idea for this interview series. I wanted to glean as much knowledge …

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Alternative Medicine: What is homeopathy and how can it benefit you?

When I say the word homeopathy what comes to mind? *Please note before continuing* I should start by saying I am not a practicing homeopath. In the past I have taken homeopathic medicine due to a combination of curiosity and desperation, so my experience stops with the taking of the medicine. I have, however, done extensive reading …

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