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How Holidays Like Christmas Are Important for Your Emotional Wellbeing

[share] Have you ever tried improving on your emotional wellbeing by taking a vacation during the holidays? How successful was the venture? There are scores of obvious benefits when we go on holidays. Experts even note that not taking a vacation can be ‘seriously bad’ for your health. This may sound unbelievable, but a study carried out by Nuffield Health, the UK’s biggest healthcare charity, showed that people who did not take a vacation had higher blood pressure, did not sleep well and experienced high levels of stress. Scientists are of the opinion that when people take a holiday, they experience reduced blood pressure which greatly reduces the chances of them having a stroke or heart attack. The scientists also…

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4 Things You Need to Know to Tackle Holiday Feasts

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Holiday Blues: myth or fact?

As the days get shorter and nights turn colder in the time approaching the holidays, it’s not uncommon to feel a dip in mood, or what some call the holiday...

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How important is it to spend the holidays with family?

The holidays are supposed to be about spending time with your loved ones, but sometimes it just doesn’t happen Between vacation conflict, distance, and of course the airport blip because...

Recovery Rehabs Editorial

Change Your Energy Open Your Heart and Your Life Will Change

The story of My Sacred Warrior Shield by Temple Hayes Each time I had a deep fear or a thought of danger, I was to hold up this shield, and...

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4 Sure-Fire Ways To Raise A Little Enabler

It used to be the term “codependency” was reserved for folks in relationships with alcoholics As with most behaviors, codependency often begins in childhood. Now, I’m no childrearing expert, but...

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Dealing With A Passive-Aggressive Partner

Passive-aggressive people act passive, but express aggression covertly Their unconscious anger gets transferred onto you, and you become frustrated and furious. Your fury is theirs, while they may calmly ask,...

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Dancing Mindfulness And The Recovery Journey

I have this vivid memory from when I was about four years old of me laying on the grass in my backyard My arms were spread out to the sides...

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I Heard My Story Over And Over Again From Different People From All Over The World

I have spent endless amounts of time studying the effects addiction has had on me and the people around me. I have read books, talked to therapists, and experts for...

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