Tagged: health

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What are Adverse Childhood Experiences?

This blog post includes mentions of suicide and abuse. Please read with caution if any of these items triggers or upsets you. Adverse childhood experiences (shortened to ACE), are stressful and traumatic events that have...

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The Mind-Gut Connection

It may seem weird that our thoughts and emotions can be linked to our stomach, but it turns out that they actually are! The gut-brain connection is a real thing! Our brains are constantly talking...

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Which health app is right for me?

Have you ever downloaded an app to help you with your health? What happened? Was it useful or did you end up deleting it when you were cleaning up your phone later? One problem...

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Motivation to Move!

We’ve all heard about how exercise can help reduce depressive and anxiety symptoms. However, despite knowing how much it can help, it can still be difficult to find the motivation to get off the...

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A Link Between Sugar and Depression?

In the past we have written about the potential impact a person’s diet can have on a mood disorder.  Then, recently, we came across an article that suggests there’s a strong relationship between higher...

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Think, Act, Grow

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has an Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).  OAH is “dedicated to improving the health and well-being of adolescents.”  One of the ways they’re trying to take...

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Body Talk

  Often one of the hardest topics to bring up with an adult is the changes that are happening to your body. However, there are some things that simply shouldn’t be left to your...