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Teen Eating Disorder Treatment and the Meaning of Food

Food means different things to different people. For some people, food is an occupation. There are television channels, contests, and industries dedicated to the edible delights that numerous professional chefs, bakers, and cooks dream up and create for our satisfaction. For many, food becomes an event, even entertainment, with most people conducting their social interactions…

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How to Manage the Stress of Fertility Treatments

It can be a very emotional and intense realization that you or your partner require extra help to conceive a child. Also, if you consider that these treatments and therapies rarely work on the first try, the disappointment of each failed attempt can really weigh on you. Stress is not going to help your cause…

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How to Push Your Fear of Water Away in Three Easy Steps

Guest Blogger: Kristene Blackham Many individuals suffer from a fear of the water. Often, this fear stems from a negative experience they endured when they were young, such as being pushed into a pool and nearly drowning. It is a sad situation to find yourself in, but there are ways to go about overcoming your fear…

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Things to know about panic or anxiety Attack

Guest Blogger: James Smith Anxiety and fear are common emotion types that pass through the lives of people. When the anxiety level crosses a certain limit, it becomes hard to handle or face the situation. Anxiety or panic attacks are found in many people and it occurs without any warning. Though it is known to be…

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How to Beat Anxiety at College

Guest Blogger: Karina Markie College is a stressful time for many students, regardless of whether they’re living on campus and attending classes full-time or studying online while working at another job. Whether you’re seeking an undergraduate degree in mathematics or a masters in dispute resolution, anxiety is a normal thing to experience no matter what you’re…

Infertility—The Heartache is Worth It!

Guest Blogger: Talya Jankovits Something I will never forget that my wonderful RN at the Huntington Reproductive Center shared with me is that tests have proven that the stress level of infertility is the same as that of a terminal disease. Nothing felt more terminal, stressful, or painful than trying to conceive my daughter. I…