Fitting Wellness Into Your Life

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The Benefits of Pets for Human Health

I live downtown in the city of Washington DC. While I love the energy and the ability to walk nearly everywhere, there are some downsides relative to living in the suburbs, like a heightened risk o...
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Workplace Wellness Trends + Their Benefits

Ever since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, we've seen some serious changes occur in the workplace, all within a short period of time. While some companies are back to "business as usual...
A Simple Self Care Plan: Play Everyday
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A Simple Self Care Plan: Play Everyday

There are plenty of reasons that we encourage children to play everyday: play helps to develop their imagination, creativity, literacy, independence, and physical coordination. But play isn't benef...
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Vacation Anticipation: Always Plan for Your Next Trip

Does planning a trip make you happy? Planning a trip can be fun under normal circumstances, but after years of a global pandemic, it’s even more enjoyable than usual. A few years ago, I was researc...
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The Art of Self-Compassion

Driven in part by steadily-rising rates of mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression over the past two decades, researchers have focused increasingly on the many benefits that self-co...
What is Sound Healing? + Benefits
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What is Sound Healing? + Benefits

We've all experienced the positive power that rhythmic sounds, such as music or other natural sounds (like ocean waves when connecting with nature), can have on our moods, energy, and ability to co...
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How to Be a Great Caregiver

"Behind every great man is a great woman," the old saying goes. While those assumptions about gender roles need a reboot IMHO, the deeper point is that it's hard to go it alone. Also, the outward s...
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Beauty and Health: Does Tech Make Us Look Good but Feel Bad?

I started the company AdaRose to help women achieve better health for themselves and their families with less hassle and more joy by leveraging digital health tools. But just adding technology isn’...
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Technology and Mental Health During COVID

During the COVID pandemic mental health problems and technology use are both unusually high. Does that mean technology is bad for us? Not necessarily, though it is in some ways contributing to our ...