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Claire Raymond4 days ago
Things You Should Know Before You Leave Home: Food Safety
Do you remember when you were a kid and you couldn't wait to be all grown up and have loads of money to spend on whatever you want? Yeah, how's that working out for you? For me, let's just say I would...
Susana Correa4 days ago
Food Disorder(s)
The media, our friends, BOYS and GIRLS alike, and sometimes even our parents constantly tell us what, how, and who to look like. To be clear, this is not another rant of anger toward society's standar...
M. M.4 days ago
4 Daily Habits That Help You Be More Productive
Everyone knows it — waking up at 6:00 AM is a difficult thing to do. So is getting up the gumption to clean, or make the bed after a hard day at work. But one thing we don’t always realize is just how...
Wellness Mel6 days ago
5 Tips to Leaving a Medical Appointment Feeling Heard and Respected
We’ve all watched House and got this far-fetched idea that the diagnosis process is a team of health professionals dedicated to you for days-on-end. After all your symptoms present them self in an odd...
Jennie Carr7 days ago
At Least It’s Not Cancer
I still remember the feeling. It's a punch-you-in-the-stomach, going-to-spew-my-breakfast feeling. Well, it's a lot more than that and something that is hard to describe. You are living your life, and...
Lauren Barnarda month ago
Natural Remedies for Migraines
I've suffered with migraines for most of my life. And it's only after years of shoving down ibuprofen and whatever else I could find in the cupboard that I started to seek out alternative options. Her...
Terry Tanga month ago
You Have Your Tooth Knocked Out?
After you had your tooth knocked out, the first thing you should do is to try your best to save it and here's an article explaining exactly how to save your tooth. What I want to do here is going a li...
Ann Kinga month ago
Is Ambien Right for You?
I have always had issues when it comes to sleep. As a kid, I never needed much, yet was always forced to bed by my parents' strict bedtime rules. When I got to be a teenager, I could stay up all night...
Claire Raymond2 months ago
Hay Fever Hacks to Make It Through Summer
If you suffer with hay fever, you will know how unhelpful and unsympathetic people can be. You will also know that if one more person tells you to put Vaseline up your nose or to eat honey, then you'r...
Chica Reyass2 months ago
Reasons Why You Can't Fall Asleep at Night & What You Can Do
Sleep is indispensable to wellbeing. So if you have trouble falling asleep, you need to figure out why you can't fall asleep and fix that problem! Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder among Amer...
Katie Hall2 months ago
How to "Reset" with Type One Diabetes
I have had type one diabetes for more than twelve years now. Anyone who has type one diabetes knows how difficult it can be to be “on” 24/7, to have to continually check your blood sugar and make deci...
Vicki C2 months ago
Why I Love Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has many uses for everyday life. It has a distinct flavour that some of us love and others are not too fond of. If the taste puts you off, there are other options to make it a worthwhile s...
Carolann Sherwood3 months ago
Advanced Directives
You may ask, what are ADVs and why do I need them? Who signs my advanced directives? If you have visited your doctor, hospital emergency room, or admitted to the hospital, these representatives may as...
Iria Vasquez-Paez3 months ago
Positivity Is Not a Quick Fix
When New Agers tell you, "think positive and it will be okay," they do not realize how destructive this nonsense is for mentally ill people. You see, we mentally ill folks have any number of “bad” tho...
Nicki S3 months ago
The Importance of Sleep and How to Stay Healthy During Stressful Times!
I am currently head girl at a grammar school in the south of the UK, I'm taking 3 A levels—biology, chemistry and maths—and coming up to my exams, I am no stranger to stress, so here is a bit of advic...
Roy Jeong3 months ago
I Got Your Back...Literally
Thirty-one million Americans are currently suffering from this much too common ailment and I'm going to at least try to lower that by a few million by writing this. Probably won't happen but even if I...
Nancy D3 months ago
Productive Activities for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Every child with autism is unique and different, so the activities that would be done with each child need to be unique and different as well. More importantly, the skills that need to be practiced an...
Brandy Cooper4 months ago
10 Things to Do for a Relaxing Sleep
1. Let's start with the hardest one! Try to dine and go to bed roughly at the same time (Pro tip: take your time between those two things). This way, your body has a routine and does not need to adapt...