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Loving Yourself Is Vital to Living Well


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Loving Yourself Is Vital to Living Well

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October 11, 2022

It’s no secret that it’s important to have compassion for others. Compassion promotes meaningful connections with the people around you and pushes you to address cruelty, inequality, and struggles others may experience. Compassion also allows you to show kind and loving behavior. If compassion can do all of this…

Recovery Journey


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I Don’t Drink: Tips for Letting People Know

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April 11, 2022

Everyone’s journey down the path of sobriety is different. One shared experience many individuals in recovery face is handling a social event where drinking occurs. In these social situations, the question always seems to come up: Why aren’t you drinking? It’s a question I used to fear.

While often asked…

Finding Your Life’s Work


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Finding Your Life’s Work

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February 14, 2022

We may wake up one morning and think: “What is my life? What am I doing with my life?” At first, the notion that you haven’t yet found satisfaction and are now questioning your path may be terrifying, but that’s not necessarily true. Our lives consist of different but…

Recover and Heal with Tai Chi


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Recover and Heal with Tai Chi

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February 3, 2022

For centuries, Tai Chi has proven to be one of the most powerful ways to boost your physical health and mental well-being. The key to this ancient Asian tradition is harnessing your qi (pronounced ‘chee’) – or your vital energy. This scientifically-backed exercise promotes balance and health by allowing…

Why Preventive Care Is Important


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Why Preventive Care Is Important

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January 20, 2022

Most people avoid going to the doctor unless they have to, even when that means they ultimately end up sick or hurt to get there. Unfortunately, this isn’t the best way to take care of your health. Preventive care is crucial in helping you stay healthy. Simply going to…

Mental Health Issues


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The ‘Just Stress’ Fallacy, and When It’s More Than Worry

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November 26, 2021

The world we live in is busy and full of information, making it really hard to know what is going on. We have news channels telling stories of the state of the world, social media populating our mind with articles about everything we could possibly care about. We have…

JamesHaggerty Do Our Best


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What It Means to Do Your Best and Why It’s Okay to Fail in the Process

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November 11, 2021

In most competitive sports, some kind of score or scoring system matters. Scoring is a metric we use to find out who “won” but also to see where we measure up personally (or as a team) in our growth. With cold, hard statistics, it is easy to find out…

How To Boost Your Happiness and Inner Strength


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How To Boost Your Long-Term Happiness and Inner Strength

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October 4, 2021

Everybody wants to be happy, but many obstacles get in our way. “Choosing” to be happy is something that is much more difficult than it seems. Happiness is a natural feeling that comes and goes. This begs the question: is there a way that we can help ourselves to…

What's Emotional Intelligence?


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Emotional Intelligence and its Role in Addiction Recovery

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August 30, 2021

Consider the number of times in a typical day that you automatically perceive the emotions of someone around you, based on their body language, facial expression, words, or energy. For most people this is intuitive, but many believe that you can learn to strengthen the ability. When you combine…

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