Managing Anxiety in Recovery: How Meditation Helped Quiet My Mind

Managing Anxiety in Recovery: How Meditation Helped Quiet My Mind

Written by Cassidy Webb
on Thursday, 28 February 2019

I remember lying in bed one night when I was about 13 years old. Out of nowhere, the room felt like it was spinning; it felt like time was passing much faster than I could keep up with. My brain was racing like a broken hamster wheel that I couldn’t figure out how to stop. 

I had a feeling of impending doom as my body became tense and I went into a full blown panic attack. I thought I must be crazy; there was absolutely no reason for me to feel this way. 

This was my first encounter with anxiety.
Springtime Smiles: How to Make Your Oral Health Better This Year

Springtime Smiles: How to Make Your Oral Health Better This Year

Written by Rachelle Wilber
on Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Oral health is and always has been a big deal. If you lack good oral health, you may lack general wellness too. 

Here are a few ideas for optimizing and prioritizing your oral health this year.
Just an Ache or Something More? 3 Ways to Tell If Your Back Pain Is Serious

Just an Ache or Something More? 3 Ways to Tell If Your Back Pain Is Serious

Written by Dixie Somers
on Sunday, 24 February 2019

Low back pain is one of the most common chronic pain conditions around the world. Indeed, recent statistics suggest about 31 million Americans currently suffer from some degree of low back pain. One common question patients have is when to take their back pain seriously. 

Below, we'll go over three ways you can tell if your back pain is a sign of a more serious condition.
Damaged Tooth? 4 Options to Clean up Your Smile

Damaged Tooth? 4 Options to Clean up Your Smile

Written by Meghan Belnap
on Friday, 22 February 2019

Your teeth are meant to last you for most of your lifetime. Unfortunately, accidents and illnesses can weaken your teeth and make them prone to damage. 

If you're dealing with a damaged tooth, here are four options available to you to help clean up your smile.
How to Stay Active While Traveling for Work

How to Stay Active While Traveling for Work

Written by Anthony M. Christensen
on Wednesday, 20 February 2019

If you travel extensively for work, you know firsthand how challenging it can be to stay active when you’re on the road. 

Traveling all day just seems to zap your motivation. However, staying active doesn’t necessarily have to be long bursts of activity, like a two-hour gym workout. It also does not have to be something you do in a formal setting. Plenty of ways exist for you to move your body without taking large chunks of time out of your schedule. 

Here’s a look at some of the best ways to stay active while traveling for work and why you should.
From Grieving to Growing: A Story of Addiction and Recovery

From Grieving to Growing: A Story of Addiction and Recovery

Written by Daniel Wittler
on Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Addiction does not discriminate. 

Growing up, when I heard about people addicted to drugs I thought of the homeless-type person, living in a box under a bridge. Not the mom with three kids and two jobs, not the hard-working pre-med student, not the high school teacher… you get the idea. 

So, surely for me, a (mostly) happy young man who grew up in a beautiful suburb with loving parents and plenty of potential, it was quite the shock once I admitted to myself I was a drug addict at the age of 20.
I've Been Hit! 4 Common Sports Injuries and What to Do About Them

I've Been Hit! 4 Common Sports Injuries and What to Do About Them

Written by Dixie Somers
on Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Nature probably didn’t intend for human beings to play sports, at least not the way humans play them. 

The variety of injuries that can happen to the fragile human body in pursuit of strenuous pleasure astonishes. Yet, humans persist. 

Here are only four of the injuries that are often incurred while playing sports and what to do about them.
Experiencing Back Pain? 4 Ways to Help Yourself Find Relief

Experiencing Back Pain? 4 Ways to Help Yourself Find Relief

Written by Rachelle Wilber
on Wednesday, 20 February 2019

People experience back pain for a variety of reasons. It could be a temporary problem or something that you have to cope with for the rest of your life. 

Here are some solutions that can help you to find some relief.
Maintain a Vision of Good Health: 4 Reasons to Get a Routine Eye Exam

Maintain a Vision of Good Health: 4 Reasons to Get a Routine Eye Exam

Written by Lizzie Weakley
on Wednesday, 20 February 2019

It has been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they are much more than that. 

Good vision is critical for performing everyday functions as well as enjoying life's pleasures. Although people with impaired vision or who lack eyesight typically learn to adjust their sensory perceptions as needed, those with good sight should take steps to maintain it over the course of their lifespan. 

Here are four reasons you should get routine vision exams.
Why Seeing a Physician is a Good Idea When Dealing with Seasonal Ailments

Why Seeing a Physician is a Good Idea When Dealing with Seasonal Ailments

Written by Rachelle Wilber
on Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Seasonal ailments can be a serious buzzkill. They can stop you from enjoying life and getting things done, after all. 

If you want to take charge of annoying allergies, colds, and the like, then you should think about setting up an appointment with your physician as soon as possible. Guidance from a doctor can keep all sorts of seasonal headaches at bay for you.
Keeping Yourself in Mind: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy

Keeping Yourself in Mind: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy

Written by Dixie Somers
on Sunday, 10 February 2019

I should start exercising more. I need to eat better. I don't drink enough water. I wonder if this is normal. 

Many of us have thoughts every day that tell us to take better care of ourselves, but how often do we listen to them? Health is everything, and some simple tips can help you stay on top of your own well-being and live a better life.
Got a Snaggletooth Smile? 4 Options to Straighten Your Grin

Got a Snaggletooth Smile? 4 Options to Straighten Your Grin

Written by Rachelle Wilber
on Thursday, 07 February 2019

Teeth that aren’t completely straight can look cute and quirky. However, that doesn’t mean people who have uneven smiles are necessarily happy with them. 

If you want to attain straight teeth, there are various dentistry options that can come through for you. Speak to an orthodontist or dentist who can explain them all to you in great detail.
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