Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Healthy living refers to a lifestyle in which individuals make the best choices to make themselves fit mentally, physically and spiritually each and every day.

Articles About Healthy Living

National Hugging Day: How A Hug Makes the Difference

Have you ever had a lousy day? The kind where cat videos and goofy memes can’t even turn that frown upside down? Maybe try a hug - a big bear hug with a good friend. Hugs have the power to release “feel good” hormones, relieve stress and even help protect from...

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How Do You Listen

With 2018 in full swing, we are wise to ask and reflect upon how well we listen to one another. As an addiction, behavioral health care expert, clinician and thought leader, I believe it is imperative that we take time to listen to our colleagues, family, friends and...

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On Being Present in 2018

As I approach the New Year, I have discovered that once again that one’s walk and one’s talk are inextricably tied together, and being present for those you love and care about takes precedence over all. As many of you who follow my posts know, my husband and I...

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How I Met Anxiety at Seven

This article originally appeared on Thrive Global. The first time I knew I wanted to run away and hide was when I was playing hopscotch on my third grade playground. My long black hair was flopping in the wind, and I did not want anyone to see me so I pretended I was...

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You’ve Got a Friend: Care Animals & Emotional Sobriety

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Lyrics from Carol King’s song You’ve Got a Friend... When you’re down and troubled, And you need some love and care, And nothing, nothing is going right Close your eyes and think of me, And soon I will be there To...

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Finding Joy

As the new Year begins, we often sit down making lists or what we want to accomplish, weight we want to lose, jobs we would like to have money we want to make, and yet very little is spent on Finding Joy! Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama sat down together for a week...

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