Last year I had a breakdown. For weeks, I hid in the confines of my room and stealthily avoided phone calls, text messages and lunch dates. Nobody knew it was happening, except for work, my doctor and my boyfriend. It is so easy to hide behind a text message and
Worry has long been a companion in my life. Worry, I imagine accompanies many people day-to-day. The reason for its existence are variable. In my story, I believe it is an emotion that has locked itself into my psyche as a form of self-preservation.
What is mindfulness? It is a technique used for thinking in the now, instead of thinking in the past and future, which can help with stress, depression and anxiety.
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We all know that a diet laden with French fries, baked goods and ice cream can lead to obesity, diabetes and a myriad of other health problems as we get older, but did you know that eating junk food everyday will not just pollute your body but also your mind.
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