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Conquering Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a common mental illness that affects about 8% of the population. If left untreated, it can persist for many years. It affects women more than men and typically starts before age 18. SAD is usually the first mental illness to manifest. Many people with SAD also progress to having panic

Benefits of exercise

Even though you have probably heard many times that exercise is good for you and that you should do it, it can sometimes be challenging to find time for exercise on a daily basis. Here are six reasons why you should make exercise a high priority in your daily schedule. Disease prevention Exercise combined with

Tips for Dealing with Insomnia

As a busy person, you likely have lots on your mind. Demands on your time can be excessive, and sometimes worries about various matters can get overwhelming. All these things can interfere with getting a good night’s sleep. If you struggle with insomnia, read the five tips below to help you get a better night’s

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Manage Stress with These 5 Tips

Life can get pretty stressful. There are so many things to do, so many things to keep track of, and there never seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done. Positive Ways of Dealing with Stress Everyone copes with stress differently. There are positive and negative ways of dealing with stress.

Insomnia: Do you have it?

After reading my last blog post on myths and misconceptions about insomnia, you may be questioning whether or not you have insomnia. At the end of this blog post, hopefully you will have a clearer idea as to whether you actually have insomnia. How do you know if you have insomnia? There are three main types

Insomnia: Myths and Misconceptions

This blog post is the next installment in a series of posts on insomnia. The topic of today’s blog post is common misconceptions many of us have about sleep and insomnia. Myth No. 1 The most common misconception about sleep is that everyone needs eight hours of sleep per night, and that if you don’t

Insomnia and the Sleep Cycle

When dealing with any health condition, it’s always helpful to find out more about it. For insomnia, I found it very helpful to know more about normal sleep. In this blog post, I’m going to share with you what I learned about sleep stages. The Five Stages of Sleep There are five stages of sleep. In

Insomnia and Sleeping Pills

Did you know that insomnia affects 60% of the adult population? Given how common it is, it’s odd that there is very little funding granted for research on this condition. Medical doctors are not trained on how to treat insomnia other than to prescribe sleeping pills. How well do they work? Sleeping pills tend not

Detox: Yes or no?

Have you ever thought about doing a cleanse or a detox but weren’t sure of the benefits or didn’t know how? Read below to find out. Why detox? A detox is beneficial for general health because it gives your digestive system a break. When your body doesn’t need to work as hard to digest food,

Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a very common mental illness, with up to 8% of the population affected. It can last for many years if left untreated. It affects women more than man and typically starts before age 18. SAD is usually the first mental illness to manifest. Many people with SAD also have panic

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