How to Exercise the Mind

Most understand the importance of physical exercise. However, there is another type of exercise that may provide even greater benefits. This is an exercise that occurs in the mind. Our patient base is full of individuals who want, and need, not just a physical reset but an emotional and intellectual reset. To that end, here are our preferred mind resetting exercises: Reframe your identity. Stay away from identifying yourself as fat, diabetic, arthritic, sick, etc....
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10 Ways to Extinguish Stinking Thinking

​In order to propel your health and wellness journey forward, you have to extinguish negativity from inhabiting your thought process. Can you extinct stinking thinking from your life? Let’s look and see where it might be present and get our minds free from the negative thinking that can hold us back! Perfectionism Does everything have to be perfect? Do you see the world as black or white? Is there any room for shades of gray?...
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5 Steps to Improved Self-Image

How does one get past the negative flaws they see about themselves? Here are a few simple tips. Step 1: Learn to love yourself. You have heard the phrase “Love the one you’re with”? Who are you with 24/7? You! You have to stop and take a look in the mirror. Resolve the things you see and feel are flaws and begin to love them! Change what you can in a healthy way and accept...
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Vitamin D Deficiency

Most Americans are indeed vitamin D deficient. The causes are multifactorial and include various reasons. 4 Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency Not enough direct sunlight. Even though the production of vitamin D is facilitated by sunlight on the skin, we are taught to stay out of the sun because the sun causes cancer. Our use of sunscreen. Massive amounts of sunscreen are worn to protect the potential damaging affects of the sun. The amount of...
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How BPA Affects Your Health

Chemicals that enter our bodies can affect our health in various ways. One of the most common chemical being BPA.  It affects the epigenome and is a cause for other health problems. What is BPA? BPA stands for bisphenol A. BPA is an industrial chemical that has been used to make certain plastics and resins since the 1960’s.  It is in many consumer products, including water bottles and tin cans. Controversial reports questioning the safety...
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How to Break Health Destroying Habits

Instead of spinning around symptoms and problems, we need to identify the root cause, which is often our own habits. So, here are steps to solve some of the most health destroying habits. Step 1 – As yourself, “why”. In order to uncover these problems, you must first ask “why?” Why do I crave carbs? Why am I unable to stay disciplined with nutrition? Why don’t I ever have time to exercise? Why do I...
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How to Relieve Jaw Pain

Do you suffer from jaw, facial or headache type pain? Temporomandibular disorder (TMD), or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, is the most common cause of pain in the face. It often occurs after a tooth ache and never goes away. Two TMD Syndromes Muscle-related TMD is most common. In its pure form, it lacks apparent destructive changes on x-ray and can be caused by multiple things, such as teeth grinding and daytime jaw clenching. The cause...
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Detoxing: What You Need to Know

Cleansing and detoxing are all the rage. You can have fresh, organic juice cleanses delivered to your door, pick up a detox kit at your local health food store, or follow one of the many do-it-yourself programs endorsed by celebrities such as Dr. Oz and Oprah. Advocates claim detox diets and cleanses eliminate “toxic buildup in the organs,” resulting in weight loss, high energy, clear thinking, hair growth with a better shine, vibrant skin, and...
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