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Coping

Relaxing for Emotional Health

My last two blog posts explored exercising and eating well for emotional health.  Now that we've covered eating and exercising, this blog will explore relaxing for emotional health.

Relaxation is your body's way of rejuvenating. Relaxing allows time for your mind and body to repair.  It has also been shown that relaxing improves your mood and improves brain function and memory.

I have found the importance of relaxation in my own life.  I've...
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emotional health

Eating Healthy for Emotional Health

My last blog included information exploring the benefits of exercising for emotional health.  This blog will explore the benefits of eating well for emotional health.

Nearly two years ago I was blessed with the opportunity to be under the care of a wonderful naturopathic doctor.  After years of trying conventional medicine to provide some relief from endometriosis pain, I decided to give the natural way a shot.  My doctor placed...
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General

Exercise for Emotional Health

Over the next few weeks, I will be randomly blogging about ways to improve emotional health.  Our emotional health is equally important as our physical health, but we tend to neglect it.  People who are in good emotional health are better equipped to handle the stresses of day to day living. They are also better at handling their behaviors and emotions.  Improving our emotional health can be a very...
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Coping

Tips for Boosting Your Self-Confidence

When assessing clients I often ask, “on a scale of 1 -10, where would you rate your self-confidence?”

On average, most clients respond with a 6-7.  I sometimes get very low responses, but very rarely will someone look me in the eye and say, “my self-confidence is a 10.”

Whether we like to admit it or not, at some point we all feel like we could use a little boost in the self-confidence department....
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