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The Benefits of Somatic Yoga Therapy for Mental Health

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In our modern, fast-paced world, the importance of holistic approaches to mental health is becoming increasingly recognized. Somatic yoga therapy is a powerful modality that combines the principles of somatic therapy, yoga, and mindfulness practices with elements of talk therapy. It offers a comprehensive approach to mental well-being by integrating mind, body, and emotions. In […]

What is Somatic Therapy? A Comprehensive Guide

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In the realm of mental health and therapy, there is a growing recognition of the importance of addressing the mind and body connection. Somatic therapy is an approach that focuses on the integration of bodily experiences and sensations in the healing process. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore what somatic therapy is, how it […]

What is Mental Health? Why It Matters

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There is plenty of chatter around taking care of our minds as well as we take care of our bodies. But for those who have yet to dip their big toe into therapy, it can be overwhelming to understand what it entails and why it should be prioritized. You may wonder: ‘What is mental health?’ […]

The Power of Herbs: Using Plant-Based Medicine for Mental Health

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In our pursuit of holistic well-being, it is important to consider the power of nature and its ability to support our mental health. Herbal medicine, also known as herbalism or botanical medicine, has a rich history dating back thousands of years and offers a natural and plant-based approach to promoting mental well-being. In this blog […]

9 Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes To Help Boost Your Mood

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Chronic inflammation can negatively affect overall health and make certain health conditions more likely to develop. Eating meals based on anti-inflammatory diet recipes made up of fresh, whole foods and that avoid unhealthy processed foods can help prevent chronic inflammation. Anti-inflammatory diet recipes are often touted for their many physical health benefits, such as lowering […]

Therapy for Teens: When Do You Need To Call For Help

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The process of parenting a teenager can be hard to navigate. It’s not always easy to tell the difference between typical teen issues and stresses and those that come from a more troublesome place. As a parent, it can be even harder to know the difference between when you can handle problems on your own and when it would be better to call on a professional for assistance.

How to Know if Your Emotional Attachment Is Unhealthy

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Emotions are critical to any kind of relationship, whether romantic or friendship. For love or any healthy relationship to last, it needs emotional attachment. But unfortunately, not all emotional attachments are created equal. Especially when unhealthy attachment styles are thrown in the middle of a romantic relationship scenario, it can be the root cause of […]

Alcohol and Mental Health: What You Need To Know

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It’s essential to understand the relationship between alcohol and mental health. Whether you would like to support a loved one who is managing alcohol addiction or want to look at how alcohol and mental health are involved in your own life, learning how alcohol can affect the mind and body can be very useful. Here […]

What You Need to Know About the 5 Stages of Grief

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One of the worst experiences anyone can have is losing a loved one. Whether the death was something you could brace for or a situation that completely blind-sided you, it doesn’t make the feelings that follow any easier to deal with. Understanding loss starts with grasping the concept of the five stages of grief. They […]