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    Teen Anxiety Is On The Rise: Here’s How To Treat It Naturally

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    Did you know 7% of kids between the ages of 3 and 17 have been diagnosed with anxiety, according to the CDC? And those numbers keep growing. In fact, a national survey found that there’s been a 20% increase in anxiety diagnoses in the last decade. For comparison, depression rates only went up by 0.2%. That’s why anxiety is the biggest mental health problem that teenagers in the US are facing right now. So what are the causes of this, what should you look out for and how do you help your child or teen through it all? We’re breaking it down.

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    Turn That Frown Upside Down: 4 Eastern Medicine Tips To Boost Your Mood

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    Feeling down? There’s so much going on in the world these days that it can be hard to always stay positive, even if you’re normally the happy-go-lucky type. And it’s ok to feel sad, frustrated, or just low sometimes. But when it feels like you’re always down in the dumps, something has to change. In Eastern medicine, the mind and the body are connected, so your emotions can actually be caused by problems with your physical health. That means there are things you can do and foods you can eat that will boost your mood and turn that frown upside down. Here’s your mood-boosting eastern medicine checklist with the best tips and tricks from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda.

  • Listen To Your Body

    How To Stop Ignoring What Your Body Is Telling You

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    Do you have afternoon energy slumps or daily headaches from staring at screens, or maybe another slightly annoying health issue you’ve been ignoring? As humans, we’re adaptable but sometimes we even adapt to things that can be bad or harmful to us. Here’s the thing–you’re not supposed to be used to those things. They’re not inevitable. They’re actually messages from your body that something is wrong! But what if you listened to your body instead and gave it what it needed? In the long run, you’d be a lot happier and healthier. Here’s how to start listening to your body and prioritizing proactive wellness so that you can stop little bad things from becoming big bad things.

  • Sleep In Eastern Medicine

    Need Some Sleep? Popping An Ambien Might Be The Wrong Call. Here’s Why.

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    Let’s face it – there are many reasons why you may not be sleeping as well as you’d like. Whether you’ve had too much coffee or you’re stressed out about work, chances are you may have considered turning to prescription drugs to help catch up on some Z’s. It goes without saying that if your insomnia stops you from getting a good night’s rest, something needs to change. But is popping an Ambien the right move? Are there alternatives you should consider first? Spoiler alert: alternatives may do the trick!

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    The Big Purge: How To Detox Your Life, Your Apartment, and Your Mind

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    Looking to start fresh in 2021 and get rid of some toxic baggage? You’re not alone! There’s no denying that the word “detox” is a little overused right now. From teas to detox our guts, to face creams and masks to detox our face, and even foot baths to detox our feet it seems everything needs a detox. But the principle is still solid. Detoxifying, or removing negative and toxic elements, is a great goal that we can all focus on. Here are some tips and tricks to purge your entire life.

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    The Art Of A Well Drawn Bath

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    Do you look forward to a good soak in a hot bath? Well, keep that habit up, because bathing — or more specifically, hydrotherapy — has great health benefits for your body. Hydrotherapy is a form of alternative medicine used to treat conditions like inflammation and chronic pain. While the health benefits of a hot bath are nothing new, not everyone realizes what all you can do for your body with a tub of hot (or cold) water. 

  • 5 Tips To Feel Somewhat Normal In Coronaland

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    Since the quarantine came into effect in March, many of us are feeling the strain from the new norm. Continual social distancing and all the time indoors with crappy lighting is really starting to get old. Now that it’s summertime, thoughts of BBQs and long days at the beach are likely on your mind, but should you lean into that? Although you should still observe the CDC’s social distancing guidelines, spending time outdoors — and with your loved ones — is very much important. Here are some tips on how you can enjoy your life and still be safe! 

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    Chinese Herbs: Choose Wisely!

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    Herbal therapy has been used for centuries in Asia, where the practice of incorporating the right herbs into food and drink is considered fundamental therapy for many chronic and acute conditions. With hundreds of herbs used regularly, the possibilities are infinite, especially as a TCM expert or herbologist will likely give you a concoction specific to you. With that being said, there are a few tried and true listed below.

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