health benefits of sex

Why Sex Is Good for Your Health: 14 Health Benefits of Sex

Sex is a natural part of a healthy, vibrant life.  After all, if it wasn’t for a strong sex drive, none of us would even be here.  When it comes down to it, sexual pleasure is hardwired into the brain.  But sex doesn’t stop there… It’s also essential to overall health and longevity.  In this […]

Mind-body connection

Creating a Healthier Mind and Healthier Body Connection

Creating a healthier mind and healthier body connection isn’t just a bunch of new-age jargon.  Believe it or not, what you think and how you feel has a direct impact on your physical health, and vice versa.  As a matter of fact, your thoughts even affect how your body handles infection and disease.  Researchers are […]

Childhood trauma and disease

The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Disease

“An estimated 26 percent of all children in the United States will witness or experience a traumatic event before the age of four.” (1) Even worse, these experiences often follow them into adulthood and cause lifelong health problems.  This article is the story of the connection between fear and health.  The fact is, childhood trauma […]

Emotions Affect Health

How Emotions Affect Health + 3 Ways to Take Control

The goal of this article is to help you align your emotions with your health. Emotions are at the center of the human experience.  They dictate how we make decisions and guide us on the path of life.  Emotions are how we experience beauty and pain, and they can make or break our successes and […]

Chronic Stress

The Shocking Truth About Stress and Health

Studies show that chronic stress can affect nearly every organ in the body.  Over time, the cells become less responsive to the regulatory effects of hormones like cortisol.  As a result, inflammation can run amuck and cause a host of health problems from autoimmune conditions to heart disease.  Fortunately, there are several things you can […]

Mind Body Connection

Is the Connection Between Mind and Body the Secret to Health?

Over the last few decades, modern medicine has begun to embrace the connection between mind and body.  So could your emotions be making you sick? As it turns out, you’re more prone to getting sick when you’re feeling down. Believe it or not, stress from poverty and childhood trauma can damage white blood cells and […]

Relaxation techniques

8 Stress Relaxation Techniques for Lasting Happiness

If you don’t know how to chill out with relaxation techniques, you’re going to burn out…it’s inevitable. Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to relax. Instead, we default to coping mechanisms like Netflix and social media.  Sadly, many of us are so wound up that true relaxation sounds like a far-off dream.  Fortunately, there are plenty […]

Effects of stress

Are the Effects of Stress Quietly Hurting Your Health?

The effects of stress don’t just weigh on the mind — they also damage the body.  In fact, studies show that stress is involved in 75-90 percent of human disease. (1)  How can stress affect your health in so many ways? As it turns out, it all comes down to hormones and inflammation. With that […]

Stress Signs and Symptoms

The Ultimate Guide to Effectively Managing Stress Signs and Symptoms

No matter what you do, stress signs and symptoms are impossible to avoid.  However, that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.  Stress is how we grow stronger mentally, emotionally and physically.  With that said, some stress can actually increase the risk of disease.  That’s why it’s important to recognize harmful stress signs and symptoms early before […]

Thanksgiving and Diabetes

Enjoy a Holiday Meal with These 7 Tips for Thanksgiving and Diabetes

Mmmm…pumpkin pie, but what will your blood sugar think?  More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes, and like the rest of the country, they’ll be sitting down to a Thanksgiving meal this holiday season. (1)  If you’re one of them, you’ll have a few rules to follow.  But don’t worry, you’ll still be […]