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3 Myths and 2 Truths – Why is Self-Care So Hard and How Can I Overcome It?

Self-care is something we hear about often. We hear that adding in a self-care practice is important for our overall well-being. So then why is it so hard to actually get the ball rolling on taking care of our needs? Self-care may sound good in theory, but to actually implement it is an entirely different story. Do you ever wonder why that might be the case?

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Two Common Meditation Myths and What you Can Do To Overcome Them

There are so many studies showing the positive effects of meditation such as improved sleep, reduced blood pressure and greater focus to name a few. Even though we are aware of these benefits, it seems to be hard to actually implement this practice. Why is this? Well for many, the idea of mediating can sound a little intimidating.

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7 Helpful Steps for Pain Management Without Medication (Part 2)

Pain management often means incorporating a regular self care routine. That is because our bodies respond well when we stick to a schedule. This is especially true when talking about sleep routines for pain management. When we do this, our body intuitively knows when to go to sleep and when to wake up in the morning which aids in healing and repair work.

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For Quality Sleep, Just Say No to Blue Lighting

According to the National Sleep Foundation, we all should be relaxing two hours before bed. They share that this is very helpful in keeping stress levels down. I mean it is good to know what the experts say about this, however it is not realistic to follow what they recommend. In a perfect world, we would be able to follow these guidelines, but for those of us who are looking for more practical ideas; here’s one to consider.

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