How I Finally Ditched Insecurity A Guest Post by Chantalle Gerber

  From the outside, it may look like I have things together, but in reality, I’m one of the most anxious people I’ve ever met. Every day I struggle to stop a thought spiral of insecurities from overtaking me. Not even my closest friends know this about me. The thoughts that plague me are things…

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Understanding The Seven Types Of Hunger An Excerpt From the Work of Jan Chozen-Bays, MD, Author of the Book “Mindful Eating”

How many times have you reached for a handful of snacks at a party and munched through them without thinking, or ordered dessert even though you were already completely stuffed, just because it looked so good? We eat for many reasons – because we’re stressed or feeling sad, because we feel like we deserve a…

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The Kindness Cure A Guest Post by David Desteno

  Mindfulness meditation is best known for its positive effects on practitioners’ brains and bodies. My research suggests it may also encourage compassion toward others.   How do you cultivate compassion? How do you ensure that at the end of the day, it’s your kindness and generosity for which you’ll be remembered? It’s a good…

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Nursing in an Aging America: A Guest Post by Deyanara Riddix and the Team at Nursing School Hub

For every senior over the age of 65 in the year 2000, there will be 2 by the year 2030. Today that is 1 out of every 7 people is over 65. By the year 2022, 32 percent of our workforce will be comprised of seniors over 65. The average american will live 19 or…

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10 Ways Gratitude Makes Your Life Better A Guest Post by Tom Casano

  It’s no accident that all of the major world religions employ some form of gratitude in their rituals. It’s simply because it makes our daily life better, even if you’re not religious nor spiritual. Gratitude is the feeling of being thankful and showing appreciation for what is in our lives. And thankfulness and appreciation…

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