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Five science-backed health benefits of owning a dog

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Five science-backed health benefits of owning a dog There are countless reasons why owning a dog is excellent. They provide companionship and love and often make us laugh. But did you know that dogs can also improve our health? Here are five science-backed health benefits of owning a dog. Dogs can improve our mental health. Studies have shown that dog…

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Petting a Dog Might Be More Beneficial Than You Thought

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Petting a Dog Might Be More Beneficial Than You Thought We all know that petting our dogs or pets feels good, but how does it affect us? Research has found that our prefrontal cortex, the area of our brain that has a higher level of decision-making, is stimulated and helps us become more attentive and emotionally engaged when petting our…

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When Individuals Believe They Need a Drug to Feel Good or Act Normal

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When Individuals Believe They Need a Drug to Feel Good or Act Normal “…there is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a weekend, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon…” From the book “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley (1932) is available in the…

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What Are the Responsibilities of The Twelve Steps Person?

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What Are the Responsibilities of The Twelve Steps Person? This time I’m writing to you about my opinion on the responsibilities described in the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) literature. I am someone who took part in the twelve-step program – it helped me a lot, and I am very grateful for this. I do not have a religious viewpoint, or follow…

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Why do I have to work the steps to beat alcohol?

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Why do I have to work the steps to beat alcohol? You don’t have to do the steps. You don’t have to do anything about your situation. Suppose this seems a little bit complicated to think about. If you are wondering if you’re an alcoholic, this increases the chances that you might be one. There is a saying that no…

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How to Deal with Anxiety and the After Symptoms of Having Recovered from Covid-19

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How to Deal with Anxiety and the After Symptoms of Having Recovered from Covid-19   Many people in the United States reported having anxiety issues during the pandemic. Another group of people who contracted COVID-19 survived but had some after symptoms caused by the sickness.  For millennia, fear has been a natural and necessary emotion for human survival and evolution….

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Speak Multiple Languages and Treat Addiction with Occupational Therapy 

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Speak Multiple Languages and Treat Addiction with Occupational Therapy    I’m turning forty-six this coming September, and I am fluent in four languages now. I am eager to move to another country and learn a new language again. If you have ever had the experience of learning a new language, you probably noticed how in the beginning, you translate in…

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How can you learn to be more mentally and emotionally fit?

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How can you learn to be more mentally and emotionally fit? Our thoughts and emotions are part of us, just as fingers belong to our hands. Thoughts and emotions are phenomena we live with, and that’s that. However, keeping your mind “healthy” takes time and effort.  I ask you this: What if we all knew what to do when life…

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Abusive Relationship Cycle

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A Cycle of Abusive Relationships    I haven’t called the person I last dated, and I just found out she is pregnant. I was abandoned as a newborn. As far as I know, my mother had a problem with alcohol and drug abuse, was very young, and could not care for me.  Ever since I was a child, I have…

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Tips for Beating Burnout

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Tips for Beating Burnout   Stress is a reality of life, whereas excessive and non-stop stress may take us to the incapacitating emotional condition we know as burnout. Three signs distinguish burnout: fatigue; depersonalization, absence from work; and lack of efficacy, or sentiments of incompetence.   Too much work and deadline anxieties are expected in a job. Everyone could at…

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