Month: December 2018

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Religion, Spirituality, and Health

Despite their intangibility, religious observance and feelings of spirituality are palpable to many. Followers of organized religion often report feeling a connectedness or belonging to something bigger than themselves. And spirituality, whether experienced through religious practice or quiet moments in nature, has been described as healing, therapeutic, and at times, invigorating. It is difficult to […]

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Eating Disorders

Food is unlike any other substance with which one might have an addiction, disorder, or unhealthy relationship. Food serves as nourishment, sustenance and is unequivocally necessary for life itself. As such, eating disorders cannot be remedied through abstinence, but must instead be addressed head on. Most of us have have had moments or even long […]

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Suicide: Risks Factors, Myths, and Prevention

With the sheer amount of stressors we face day in and day out, life can feel overwhelming and at times, unliveable. Personal stressors, crises around the world, and past traumas that seem to haunt us when we least expect them, are always there, lurking in the background. There are people who have the resources and […]

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