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Startle Response

Adrenal Insufficiency means I don’t have a proportionate one… I was trying to explain it to my husband and it occurred to me if he doesn’t fully understand it and I spend the most time with him, other people wouldn’t get it either. 1,253 more words

Health

All About Your Stress Response

By Elizabeth Scott, MS

Your stress response is the collection of physiological changes that occur when you face a perceived threat—when you face situations where you feel the demands outweigh your resources to successfully cope. 743 more words

General

Why Breastfeeding Lowers Women’s Risk of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the world. You may be surprised to learn that breastfeeding can lower women’s risk.

There was an intriguing study in the journal  868 more words

Breastfeeding

Why Breastfeeding Is Good for Moms Too

We hear plenty about breastfeeding benefits for babies: what’s in it for mom?

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA

A while back, a colleague sent me an Op-Ed from the Washington Post written by a group of mental health professionals who had horrid personal breastfeeding experiences, and concluded that breastfeeding was too hard and didn’t make that much difference any way. 1,492 more words

Breastfeeding

Why It's So Hard To Meditate - And What To Do About It

If you’ve ever considered or even tried meditation and it hasn’t really worked for you, I totally feel ya! Here’s the reason I believe meditation is so hard in the beginning…and I’m also sharing how you can make it easier for yourself and really reap its benefits. 48 more words

Body Wisdom

A Powerful Technique For Quick Calming Down

I used to think that I had absolutely no control over my emotions, and that they, in fact, controlled me.

Until I learned this simple, yet powerful technique that has helped me to avoid quite a few emotional breakdowns and stay calm and centered even when everything goes wrong…

Emotional Wisdom

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Good, clear, concise information explained in simple, relatable terms!
The videos were short and straight to the point and the workbook is a good resource. …

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Mindfulness