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Creativity and Chronic Pain

Every fibromite’s survival arsenal contains two important things: a good laugh and a handy distraction. When we are in pain, whether actually or because our central nervous system has gone berserk, it’s good to get your mind off things. If we focus on the pain, fatigue, or catastrophize our suffering, we won't be taking steps…
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A Guide to Natural Pain Management

Chronic and acute pain in the United States is as high as it has ever been. It is estimated that 20% of all adults experience chronic pain, while nearly 8% suffer from life-changing chronic pain issues. Over 55% reported dealing with some type of pain over the last three months. Given the number of people…
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Yoga For Deep Sleep And Relaxation

Bedtime yoga for deep sleep “Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. “ - Thomas Dekker When I was younger my family used to joke that I could sleep through a fire alarm. Yet when I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, those blissful nights of sleep were traded in for nights…
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The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

For many, getting older means aching bones and creaky joints. By moving the body in different ways we can combat some of the effects of ageing and keep healthier as we get older.  One simple way to keep your body and mind in good health is through yoga for seniors.   A Place for Mom has…
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What Is Mindfulness?

Have you heard about mindfulness? The hype around mindfulness is filling our news feeds with promises of better health and quality of life. So what is mindfulness, how is it different from meditation, and how can it help you live a healthier and happier life? Mindfulness touts many benefits, such as increasing productivity, increasing immune…
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Salt in my Soul: A Review

"I want to wake up in the morning and take a deep, full breath. I want that breath to fill me up, to imbue me with joy and energy, not to irritate or pain me and set off a spasm of coughing. I want to be able to do the things that I dream of…
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Top Benefits of Starting Your Day with Yoga

No matter what your day has in store for you, starting it with yoga puts you on track for a happier and healthier day. Practicing first thing in the morning gives your body the chance to stretch, ability to focus, and prepare for what’s ahead. Below we explain the major benefits of starting your day…
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The best resources for work and travel

Do you want to work and travel around the world? Or maybe you’re looking for a bit of extra online income to save for your next trip? Whatever your goals are for working while travelling, this list will provide my best resources for work and travel whether you’re just starting out, or are looking to…
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A day in the life of a nomadic travel writer

In honour of my upcoming 7-year anniversary of nomad life, I’m sharing a series on what my life is like travelling and working online! I first started writing online content as a way to pay for my yoga teacher training, but I fell in love with the job (and my really cool clients!). I now…
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