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Health and wellness posts featuring tips, stories and advice regarding both physical and mental health and wellness. Stories about my personal struggles with diabetes, depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADD/ADHD. Self care ideas and natural coping strategies. Low carb living ideas and more.

How to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter blues got you down? Here’s 5 easy tips to help lift your mood! If you’ve got (or get) the winter blues, come sit by me. You’re in good company. Growing up in Minnesota, I thought I knew truly bad winter blues. We get some extremely harsh winters here, with temperatures often well below zero, …

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Holiday Anxiety Tips-How to Cope

Holidays can be rough, these tips will help you survive holiday anxiety. Holidays can be SUPER stressful. Even if you don’t have a complicated relationship with your family of origin, it’s possible that there’s tensions between you and some of your extended relatives (an overbearing mother in-law or nosy great aunt perhaps?). Maybe you’re nervous …

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Winter Beauty Tips

Let’s face it, winter is harsh. Everything about winter is dramatic-the temperature changes, the wind, the dry air…there’s a reason why when you look out your window everything is dead. Winter is a bully to all living things. As such, we as living things ourselves need to make some changes to our daily routines to …

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