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“Flu Season”

Written by admin on October 3, 2016

It’s that time of year again when every time I drive past a Walgreens or CVS I roll my eyes at the message on the monument sign. If you hadn’t heard by now its “flu season”, cue eye roll.

The flu comes from a virus, which is more active in the winter. The virus is more stable in colder and dryer weather which is why flu season is generally from about November until March.

So why my eye roll when I hear

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PMS: why it happens and how to deal with it

Written by admin on September 26, 2016

When a young woman starts her menstrual cycle, it can come with a good amount of pain from cramping, as well as emotional upheaval associated with changing hormones. For some women, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can be debilitating, leading to missed school or work, taking a variety of pain pills to lessen the symptoms, and even resorting to birth control pills to balance hormones. There are plenty of options available to deal with the discomfort of PMS, and you can easily

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The ONE thing that changed my life.

Written by admin on September 14, 2016

If I were to be completely honest, the ONE thing that changed my life was going to acupuncture school. It was the most challenging, interesting, life-changing thing I have ever done, as my mom told me before I started “it changes the way you think and see the world.” But I know everyone doesn’t have 4 years and 100k to put towards a Master’s degree in Oriental medicine so I’ll just tell you the one thing that started all other

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When it comes to your health, control what you can

Written by admin on September 7, 2016

I was at Ulta, the cosmetics store this week, browsing for a new facial cleanser when a woman who worked there came over and asked if I needed any help. I told her what I was looking for, a detoxifying cleanser that was preferably charcoal based to even out my skin tone. She said she has something even better and brought me over to the Peter Thomas Roth skin care products (apparently a higher end brand) and showed me his

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4 tips to stay calm when things get crazy

Written by admin on September 2, 2016

I have some news for you that may come as a shock. Stress is a choice. I know it seems crazy but it’s true. We usually think of stress as the thing that happen to us in life, but stress is actually our perception of what happens to us. Here are 4 strategies to help gradually change your stress perception to lead to a calmer life:

 

Take short moments to yourself. It might be ideal to take a vacation or a

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