Mental Health

Mental Health
How Connection Improves Our Mental Health


In a time when many of us are feeling more disconnected than ever, it’s becoming increasingly clear just how important social connection really is. Connection with others is an innate aspect of being human. We don’t just need each other to thrive; we need each other to survive.  What happens when our connection to others...

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8 Ways to Stay Focused and Motivated While Working from Home


For millions of people, working from home has become the new norm. Unfortunately, this adjustment has been quite a culture shock for many. Working from home provides many distractions that range from bored, whiny children to tempting content on Netflix or Disney+. It was hard enough getting chores done and/or parenting, and now you’re expected...

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Does CBD Oil Make You Tired?


When you consider that around 164 million Americans suffer from sleep problems, it’s easy to understand why many are curious about whether or not CBD oil makes you tired.  According to a recent Consumer Reports survey, some 10% of people who try CBD say they do so to help them get a better night’s sleep. ...

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Summer Vacation Ideas During COVID-19


Summer is practically upon us, but it’s safe to say that this season of the year will likely look different than any we’ve experienced before. You’ve probably long cancelled your European tours or tropical destination trips, since traveling by air just doesn’t seem like the wisest idea right now.  However, that doesn’t mean that this...

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Recognizing and Processing Grief


The entire world is going through a radical shift unlike anything anyone has ever experienced. If you’re feeling especially out of sorts these days, you’re certainly not alone. Life as we knew it just ended.  Our new “normal” isn’t normal at all, and feeling a flood of overwhelming emotions is real. Whether we realize it...

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Connecting With Nature During COVID-19


Humans have an innate connection with nature. Ever notice how a simple walk in the park can make you feel extraordinarily alive? Even though many of us are far removed from the natural world, just being outside can do wonders to restore our mood and lift our spirits.  What about when that connection is severed,...

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Mental Health
What is a Tincture


Our ancestors have used tinctures to improve their wellness for centuries. While these highly-concentrated plant extracts fell out of the spotlight over the last few decades, the use of tinctures has re-emerged with the rise of CBD products. CBD oil tinctures are one of the most common ways people use hemp to maintain a healthy...

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Mental Health
Phytocannabinoids Found In Other Plants Aside From Cannabis


In the past decade, cannabis legalization has swept widely across the country and other parts of the world, something that’s ultimately led to increased research into the plant itself. Considering the amount of potential cannabis contains, it’s only natural that researchers would be interested in learning why cannabis works the way it does. By now...

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The Impact of Social Distancing on Mental Health


As social distancing measures march on, we’re all doing our best to maintain a sense of normality despite how different the world’s become. Most of us have been ordered to stay at home to slow the spread of the virus, but mental health experts are expressing serious concern about the impact social distancing can have...

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What is Zinc and What Does It Do?


You’ve likely heard your fair share about ways to help keep your immune system strong lately. One of the many suggestions is to use zinc. What exactly is zinc and why do people swear by it?  Zinc is a trace mineral, meaning your body only needs it in small amounts. While only a little bit...

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What Does Vitamin C Actually Do For You?


If you’re someone who runs for vitamin C whenever you feel the need for a wellness boost, you’re certainly not alone. Countless people count on vitamin C to keep them healthy and support their body’s natural defenses, but does it really work?  What does vitamin C actually do for you?  Let’s take a closer look. ...

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Using Meditation and Mindfulness To Ease Stress


If you’re feeling a bit more anxious than usual due to the recent events occurring in the world, you’re certainly not alone. We’re all facing grave uncertainty, and experts worldwide are aware of the significant toll the “new normal” can play on our mental wellbeing.  Understanding The Psychological Impact of These Troubling Times Much of...

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