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What causes addiction and other little known facts

**This post is about what causes addiction. It contains affiliate links. That means, if you make a purchase, I receive a small commission at NO additional cost to you.** Do you know someone who suffers from addiction? Chances are you do, and don’t even know it. According to one study, in 2017 about 19 million …

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How to recognize the physical symptoms of depression and anxiety

**This post contains affiliate links. That means, if you make a purchase, I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you** What does depression feel like for you? Does it feel like a darkness creeping over you? Or a deep pit you can never crawl out of? How about anxiety? Is it racing …

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Alternative Medicine: What is homeopathy and how can it benefit you?

When I say the word homeopathy what comes to mind? *Please note before continuing* I should start by saying I am not a practicing homeopath. In the past I have taken homeopathic medicine due to a combination of curiosity and desperation, so my experience stops with the taking of the medicine. I have, however, done extensive reading …

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Positive thinking every day: How you can find joy in the little things

**This post contains an affiliate link. That means that if you make a purchase, I receive a small commission at NO extra cost to you. Okay?** **TW/CW: references to suicidal ideation and body image issues. I would hate to trigger any unpleasant thoughts for anyone, especially in a post about positive thinking!** Do you find …

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10 Mental Health Services You Need To Know About

Are you depressed? Do you need someone to talk to? Do you wish there was someone you could reach out to for help? TW/CW: Mention of suicidal ideation. (If you want to read more about depression, and what it means to different people, check out this blog post I wrote about depression.) I have been …

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