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Let Go: Calming Activities That Remove Negative Thoughts

Mental health experts, life coaches, and motivational speakers all tell us that there’s only one secret to happiness: positive thinking. They say that optimism benefits our mind, body, soul, and even our goals. The more we believe that we can get what we want, the more likely we’ll attract it. But the positive thinking fanfare

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Watch Out, The Modern Diet Isn’t As Healthy As We’d Like

We think that food is one of the most incredible things out there that you can enjoy, from tasty dishes, fulfilling main courses, and the sweet touch of that first bite to dessert, nothing compares to the happiness and satisfaction a good meal gets you. However, in today’s modern landscape, most of the products and

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Is My Skin Healthy?

Not all skin types are created equal. Some require intensive skin care; others get by with a routine cleanse. But you should not judge a book by its cover. For example, common sense dictates that breakouts, believed to be a telltale sign of oily skin, would need only an additional primer and astringent. But sometimes,

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How To Avoid Dental Pain: 5 Things You Need To Know

Pain is the body’s signal to tell us that something is wrong and that we need to stop and pay attention. It’s like that guy at a drag race waving the checkered flag as cars speed by. Pain is our brain’s flag, telling us that maybe we should get something checked out. It could be something as

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Stave Off Back Pain with These Best Practices

There are different causes of back pain. While most are unknown, some are brought about by muscle strain due to weight gain, accidents, or injuries. Having a desk job that requires you to work on the computer and sit for almost seven to eight hours a day would already give you these problems, but they

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A Guide to Promoting Healthy Diet Without Body-Shaming

The body positivity movement has uplifted countless people all around the world. It paved the way for plus-sized fashion models. “Mukbang” videos prospered on YouTube, and instead of being shamed, the people eating to their heart’s content in the videos are admired. Food and eating became such fads that new restaurants pop out almost every

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Making Yourself and Your Dog Lose Weight

Is your pet making you feel better? Perhaps seeing and touching her calms you and keeps you sane amid all the problems and stressors you are encountering. If so, then you need to keep your pet as healthy as you are. Half of the dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight. This means that

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5 Weight Gain Reasons That Have Nothing to Do With Food

So you noticed that you are gaining weight even though you’ve been obsessively monitoring what you eat. On top of that, you are exercising like a madman. But still, the pounds are coming in, and you are going nuts trying to figure out why. The thing is, there are other reasons for weight gain that

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Do You Have to Be a Certain Size to Be Healthy?

In this age where beauty standards have diversified, people are no longer pressured to maintain a certain size, skin color, hair type, etc. The body positivity movement has empowered countless individuals to see themselves as beautiful, no matter their weight. It campaigns against body-shaming, which is a culture of degrading people, especially women, for being

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6 Ways to Ease Muscle & Joint Pain without Medication

Pain medication is extremely useful for relieving chronic or acute pain almost instantly. However, long term use of both over-the-counter and prescription pain medication can lead to side effects, and in worst cases, addiction. If you don’t want to risk the adverse effects of prolonged painkiller use, here are some of the best alternative ways

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