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    Handling Stress This Christmas Season

    I love Christmas time. I love the decorations and the music. I love the hustle and bustle of shopping. Now, with that said Sandpoint Idaho is a very laid back sleepy little town. Sooooo MY hustle and bustle is very tame compared to California. THAT my friend is SOME bustle in my hustle. I used to go Black Friday shopping every year. I even talked my daughter Selena into a (I do mean A) Black Friday 3 am shopping day. She hated every. single. second. You can NOT bribe, pay, entice, or cajole that girl to a Black Friday shopping trip NO MATTER how good the sale is.  (Pfffftttt is…

  • Six Signs That You Are Mentally Healthy

    It’s getting harder to stay calm in our world. The pressure of constant stress affects our reactions, sometimes we behave inappropriately, get hysterical, yell at children… Quite reasonably, the thought may creep in – is everything alright with me? If a lot of stress has just rolled over you lately, then you can take a break from it and have fun at home lying on the couch by visiting Bizzo Casino. Below are the markers of a mentally healthy person. If you can confidently say that you have them, relax – you are mentally healthy. Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence Self—esteem is an aspect that is talked about so much that it can…

  • The Benefits of Walking

    Exercise has become popular over the past few years. There are many ways people are keeping fit. Walking, however, isn’t the first choice amongst Americans. Your selection of physical activities doesn’t have to be for long periods or intense, for you to benefit from it. Walking for thirty minutes a day carries plenty of advantages that contribute to your holistic well-being. Let’s look at a few of the benefits you can gain from this exercise: Weight Loss Walking might seem like a tedious movement with no real benefit. Losing weight is possible if you are intentional about your exercise and walk about 45 minutes a few days a week. The…

  • Six Ways To Better Your Mental Wellbeing

    Our mental health is part and parcel of our entire being. Your mental health is just as important as your physical one, so much so that bad mental health could end up causing physical harm to your body.  With that being said, it’s important to find ways to help aid your mental wellbeing so that you are prioritizing your mind when it’s needed. Here are six ways to better your mental wellbeing. Image Source Call Out Self-Doubt Or Those Bad Thoughts It’s common to often doubt yourself and to let bad thoughts about yourself, control your life. What we see is often completely different to what others see when it…

  • Ways To Improve Your Health When You’re In Your 40s!!

    Are you over 40? Has it been awhile since you’ve visited your doctor or had any blood work done? As you age, a myriad of changes occur on the outside and inside of your body. While wrinkles on your face and stiff muscles in the morning seem to be more prevalent now, it’s time to take some serious measures to ensure a healthy future. Here are just a few ways that you can improve your health over 40. Routine Health Screenings If you routinely see your doctor for a health condition or concern, that’s great. If you don’t, now is the time to set up an appointment with your general practitioner. He will…

  • Depression and Oxytocin

    Depression can be described as a disease of a modern man. Almost everyone, at one point or another, exhibited some sort of depression and dissociation. However, those who were affected only briefly are not the issue. Individuals who are suffering from this condition for a longer period of time are the real problem. Although we are quick to say that there is nothing wrong with them, this disease is actually very severe and unfortunately, it can even lead to further problems. Depression is something that can render person useless, both to himself and society as a whole. People suffering from it are showing various symptoms. First and foremost, they are…

  • Top 9 Reasons Why Physical Therapy Is Important

    Sometimes you can treat pain through physical therapy (PT). Physical therapy, also known as physiotherapy, physio for short, entails treating, healing and preventing injuries and disabilities. PT helps to promote healing, relieve pain and restore movement and function. PT offers several benefits to the patient. 1. Reduce and eliminate pain Hands-on treatment such as electrical stimulation and ultrasound can restore muscle and joint function and help reduce pain such as lower back pain. It can also prevent the recurrence of pain. 2. Avoid surgery If PT helps to eliminate pain or heal injuries, surgery may not be needed. Even if it is required, you may still benefit from pre-surgery physical therapy.…