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NOW FREE! – Less Stress Now “CD”

Please accept this FREE gift for stress and anxiety relief during this coronavirus pandemic we…

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NOW FREE! – Calm Mind Meditation for Anxiety Relief

Please accept this FREE gift for stress and anxiety relief during this coronavirus pandemic we…

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Coronavirus Anxiety Antidote: Self-Compassion

We are all in the midst of Coronavirus craziness. We all need to actively take…

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Take a Mini Self-Compassion Break

I’m feeling overwhelmed, worried, tense and [________]. (Mindfulness) It’s normal to feel that way in…

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Exercise – but what kind and how much?

Researchers from Yale University looked at more than a million adults and found these forms…

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Check Out Inositol for Holistic Anxiety Help

Inositol is in the family of B-complex vitamins (which are generally known for their calming…

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How to Love Yourself

Every February as we celebrate Valentine's Day, I write about the importance of loving yourself.…

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Be Here Now – Mindfulness for Anxiety

This basic mindfulness technique can help when you are overwhelmed with the anxiety of having…

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Got Pain? Heal Your Emotions – Part 3

[This is Part 3 in a series of articles about how to heal from chronic…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Pain

Chronic pain is a huge problem, experienced by approximately 30% of the population. It is…

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Anxiety, Sleep and the Thermostat

Getting a good night's sleep is critical when working to reduce anxiety. As the temperatures…

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FREE Mindful Belly Breathing MP3

Mindful Belly Breathing Technique -From My Less Stress Now CD   I am now offering…

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Close Your Eyes

I challenge you to close your eyes for 1 minute. Set a timer and close…

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Got Pain? Heal your Emotions – Part 2

This is Part 2 of my series of articles exploring the connection between emotional healing…

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Tapping to Release Unresolved Emotions

Unresolved emotions can be contributors to both anxiety and chronic pain. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT…

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Got Pain? Heal your Emotions – Part 1

Neuroscience now proves what the Buddha taught 2500 years ago. We are WHOLE beings… mind,…

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DIY Moisturizers for Inflammation and Anxiety

Lots of research is showing the connection between increased inflammation levels in the body and…

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Can Anxiety Cause You to Go Crazy? Stop Catastrophizing

Extreme anxiety can cause you to think you are going crazy, losing it, having a…

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The One Minute Unplug

Almost anything will resume functioning and work better after unplugging for one minute. Ahhh…

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Routines to Reduce Anxiety

Human beings are wired to crave routines. Our brains like the structure and predictability. It…

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ZZZZ-Zinc

Anxiety often causes sleep problems. According to Psychology Today, researchers are finding that having adequate…

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CBD Craze – For Anxiety?

You can’t miss the CBD signs and stores that have all popped up since the…

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Visit a Forest

Numerous studies in Japan have tested participants’ responses to viewing scenery for 15 minutes in…

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My Favorite Products for Sleep and Anxiety

This is the first time ever I am revealing my own personal Top Favorite products.…

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My Favorite Products for Anxiety and Happiness

This is the first time ever I am revealing my own personal Favorite products that…

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See a Functional Medicine Practitioner

If a doctor has ever told you that anxiety is “all in your head” or…

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Do You Enjoy Your Life?

Do you enjoy your life? It's a deep question... and one very much worth asking.…

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Ironic Solutions You’ve Been Avoiding

In our “crazy busy” culture that keeps moving faster and faster each day, most of…

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Take Up Knitting (yes, you read that right)

There is evidence-based research that shows that knitting: • Reduces anxiety (and depression) • Lowers…

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10 More Great Ways to Love Yourself

Every February I write about how to love yourself. Being your own Valentine is the…

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Tulsi Tea

Holy basil, known as Tulsi, is an herbal plant known for its therapeutic power. Historically…

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Why You Can’t Stop Being So Crazy Busy

It's no secret that being crazy busy week after week, month after month is one of…

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Say Ahhh

This technique is adapted from author Jonathan Goldman. He says that simple, self-created vocal sounds…

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Holiday Stress – Nothing Changes Until You Do

Here we go again – another busy holiday season. If you are one of those…

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Remember Your Choice

Thanks to Louise Hay for this quote and affirmation to reduce stress: “This month I…

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How to be Grateful (btw: it reduces anxiety too)

I just bought this new picture for my office: Then I thought about how very…

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Instant Life Story

One of my clients shared this strategy to reduce anxiety in unfamiliar situations… When you…

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Can You Stop Anxiety Permanently?

Here’s a great question I got from a new subscriber to my newsletter: “…if we…

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Soft Breathing

This technique to help combat stress and anxiety is from Dr. Mark Hyman from his…

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Essential Oils: Try lavender, ylang-ylang, marjoram, and neroli

In a recent study, 83 participants with high blood pressure were tested to see whether…

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Favorite for Anxiety: Mindful Belly Breathing

Believe it or not, the number one best way to ease anxiety is to BREATHE…as…

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Which Thought Would Feel Better?

Thoughts create feelings. Anxiety thoughts create anxiety feelings. So when you’re feeling anxiety, you can…

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What You Think About Stress Could Kill You

30+ years ago: Nobody ever connected stress to any physical issues. How could stress in your…

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How To Do Mindfulness

Have you been hearing a lot about Mindfulness lately? It’s gaining in popularity as a way…

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Fire Yourself as Manager of the Universe

Do you need to fire yourself as manager of the universe? A friend told me…

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Ask a Different Question

Worry asks “What bad things might happen [in the future]?” Instead, ask “What good things…

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OCD Interview

I was recently interviewed by a local university for an article about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder…

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If You Can’t Say Anything Kind…

Are you your own worst critic? Are you harder on yourself than you are on…

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Why Are You So Hard On Yourself?

Are you your own worst critic? What happens when you make a mistake? Are you…

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You’ll Never Guess Why I Got The Flu

In the midst of one of the worst flu seasons in Milwaukee ever on record,…

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Wise Words from a Paper Bag

Often in life, the most important question we can ask ourselves is: do we really…

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Notice You’re Alright Right Now

This strategy was adapted from Rick Hanson, Ph.D., a neuropsychologist and author of the best-selling…

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10 MORE Great Ways to Love Yourself

Last February I wrote about Loving Yourself and it was so popular I decided to add…

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The 4 Minute Raisin

You’ve heard of mindfulness and research is clear that mindfulness helps reduce anxiety. But HOW can…

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5 Ways Stress Prevents Weight Loss

Tis the season when many of us are focusing on losing weight. Whatever you do,…

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Your Free Well-Being Toolkit

The Center For Healthy Minds in Madison, Wisconsin is a treasure with a national reputation. …

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Anxiety Treatment - Di Philippi, Brookfield, Milwaukee

Figuring Out What YOU Really Want

In the midst of what can turn into a “crazy busy” season, the best way…

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Do A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Many of the holistic anxiety-reduction techniques that I recommend are really pretty easy to learn…

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Anxiety Treatment Of Dalai Lama - Mental Immunity Via CBT Wtih Di Philippi

Dalai Lama’s Prescription for Anxiety

I want to share with you what I am learning right now from the Dalai…

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Stop Watching The News

I see a correlation between worry and watching the news on TV. I stopped watching…

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What Are You Looking Forward To About Fall?

What are you looking forward to about Fall? (And what does that have to do…

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L-Theanine

L-Theanine is an amino acid which can provide relief of the tension and stress, and…

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Anxiety and Constantly Checking Your Phone

Yes, there is a correlation! Do you have shiny penny syndrome or squirrel syndrome? The…

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Acupuncture for Anxiety

Chinese medicine and acupuncturists view anxiety as an imbalance in your organ system called “Shan…

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Your Health Today Affected by Childhood

The latest research is showing a clear connection between childhood experiences and various physical and…

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Toe Tensing for Insomnia

Anxiety or tension keep you awake at night? You can draw the tension out of…

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Anxiety: Addressing Root Cause (not just symptoms)

Anxiety produces a lot of very distressing “symptoms.” These include (but are not limited to): …

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Insomnia Technique Bettter Than Counting Sheep

Insomnia from anxiety, worry or thinking too much?  Counting sheep is way too boring for…

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Make a Worry Box

Part of the problem with worry is that it rolls around and around in your…

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Drug-Free: Is it Possible for You? (Part 2)

One of the main things I do is help people avoid psychiatric medications, especially for…

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Drug-Free: Is it Possible for You? (Part 1)

One of the main things I do is help people avoid psychiatric medications, especially for…

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Mindfulness / Self-Compassion to Calm Anxiety

Self-compassion is part of Mindfulness, and it helps to reduce negative thinking and rumination (obsessive…

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“Just Think Positive” Doesn’t Work

Negative thinking is a big problem with both anxiety and depression. It’s so easy for…

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Write Down Your Great Things

Worries are thoughts about negative things that may or may not happen in the future.…

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Secret Ways Technology Hurts Relationships

Most of you will know intuitively the types of problems that technology can cause in…

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Take Micro-Breaks

In all the busyness and doingness of your day, stress and anxiety continually build up.…

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10 Great Ways to Love Yourself – Be Your Own Valentine

I talk a lot about loving yourself. Often times, my clients aren’t sure what that…

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Write Down Your Deepest Thoughts and Feelings

Journaling a few times a week has been linked to increased health and overall wellness.Research…

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5 Unexpected Ways to Make Lasting Change

How many times have you tried to make a change and it just doesn't stick?…

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Give to Yourself First to Reduce Holiday Stress

Last December I wrote about the importance of giving to yourself -- and giving to…

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4 Steps to the Perfect Holiday

Striving to create the perfect holiday this season? Let me suggest a different approach.Let’s start…

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Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Your brain gets feedback from your face—so if you force yourself to smile, you may…

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Learning from a Dog about Anxiety

My friend Karen Gill (Personal Chef, Owner of Down to Earth Chef) went to special…

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Ponder This…

Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it never…

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Float Therapy for Anxiety, Stress and Sleep

If you’re as old as me, you may remember old TV commercials with the slogan…

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Write Down All Possible Silver Linings

Cats always land on their feet when they fall (even big, unexpected falls). When you…

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What’s Up with the Adult Coloring Book Craze?

Mindfulness, Relaxation, and Stress Reduction! Good stuff!Adult coloring is actually a mindfulness-based activity that is…

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Part 2: Stopping Crazy Busy

Last month in Part 1: Stopping Crazy Busy, I explained how Crazy Busy really comes…

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Stopping Crazy Busy

Almost everyone I know complains of being “Crazy Busy.”  These days being Crazy Busy is…

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A-Z Guide to Finding Your Inner Zen

Check out M Magazine's A-Z Guide to Finding Your Inner Zen. I was one of…

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Learning to Fall Awake

Mindfulness is one of the great antidotes for stress and anxiety. Everyone has heard of…

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Walk into a Different Room to Clear Your Mind

 Ever walk into a room with some purpose in mind, only to completely forget what…

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Chamomilla for Calming Anxiety and Peaceful Sleep

This is a homeopathic (all natural, plant-based supplement) derived from the plant German Chamomile. It…

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How Anxiety Can Help You

Anxiety is not all bad. Everyone who comes to see me for anxiety treatment hates…

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There is No Such Thing as Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month. You might think I would be a big fan of…

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50 Signs of Stress and Anxiety that May Surprise You

All to often, we are unaware of how our stress is affecting us. Here are…

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“Clap Along”

The #1 goal most of my clients have when they come to see me for…

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The Hugging Meditation by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

“You can practice hugging meditation with a friend, a child, your parents, or even a…

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Loving and Connection Reduces Stress and Anxiety

Last month I invited you to make February the LOVE month for yourself. Did you…

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Di Philippi, Wellness Counseling Milwaukee; Busy Creates Overwhelm And Anxiety

Busy and Productive are Not the Same Thing

Are you so busy that it causes you stress or anxiety?  You try so hard…

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Top 8 Warming Ways to Weather Winter

If you live in Wisconsin, you know the Winter Blues. By the end of February, it…

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Technology that can help you Manage Anxiety

My friend and colleague Jamie Durner is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, Wellness Educator, and Yoga Instructor.…

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Anxiety from Facebook?

Everybody loves Facebook, right? Then I wonder why a Google search for “want to quit…

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Move Anxiety Out of Your Head

Writing down all of your worries in a journal can help you let go of much of…

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Di Philippi - Stress Management In Mexico

Lessons Learned in Mexico about What Actually Decreases Stress and Anxiety

A couple years ago I went on an amazing vacation in Mexico. What a blessing!  It…

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Autogenic Mind-Body Meditation

Nevermind the crazy name, this is a 2-minute mind-body meditation technique that works better and…

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Is It You or Your Hormones?

Ladies, have you ever noticed: Anxiety that comes and goes along with your monthly cycle?…

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GABA

GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is a nutrient that can be helpful for anxiety, physical tension, overwhelm…

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Loving Yourself Reduces Stress and Anxiety

February is the LOVE month.  I want to challenge traditional views on Valentine’s Day so…

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Quote – The Goal is Fun

"You think the goal is to be over there, and we say the goal is…

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Intentionally Create The New Year of Your Dreams

What are your wildest hopes and dreams for Your New Year?   Are you ready…

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Quote – Control My Thinking

"The only thing I ever have any control of is my current thinking. This thought,…

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3 Steps to Your Dreams in 2016

What I love about each New Year is that it always brings opportunity. Energetically you…

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Drink More Water

New research is showing that dehydration affects important neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine... which can contribute…

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Calm Anxiety with Magnesium

Magnesium is a natural soothing mineral which can help reduce stress and anxiety, as well…

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Seasonal Depression

What’s Most Effective for Seasonal Depression?It’s January 2016… In Milwaukee that means an average of…

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Laugh It Up!

A whole new field of laughter/humor therapy is emerging and research shows that some good…

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Want to be FREE?

We all want to be FREE... Free to DO what we want. Free to BE…

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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils to enhance well-being on all levels: body,…

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The Lost Art of Slowing Down

You're always on the go.You have a never-ending To-Do list. There's always too much to…

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The January Visualization

In the midst of the busy holidays, we all sometimes need a momentary break from…

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Have More FUN This Month

Do you find the holiday season fun or stressful? Or both? Sometimes I think I've…

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Easy 3 Minute Metta Meditation for Stress & Anxiety

Metta meditation comes from Buddhist traditions. This loving-kindness meditation consists primarily of connecting to the…

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Inside Out Movie – Now on DVD

I HIGHLY recommend the recent movie “Inside Out.” The entire animated movie happens inside the…

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Anxiety Treatment In Brookfied,Milwaukee

Check Your List Again Please

  How Many Times Did You Check Your List? ‘Tis the season of giving. You’re…

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Creative Holiday De-Stressing

How about a little more freedom and fun this holiday season? Thanksgiving and Christmas being…

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Gift Yourself

It's time to start thinking about what kinds of positive feelings you want to have in…

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Top Five Holiday Sabotaging Thoughts for Dieters

The holiday season often brings real challenges for those watching their weight, and especially for…

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Food as Medicine for Stress & Anxiety

Nature is truly amazing and has provided us with some foods that naturally seem to…

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Can Spirituality and Prayer Reduce Stress & Anxiety?

When new clients come into my office, I always ask what things they've already tried…

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Remember You’re Not Alone

I see so many people suffer because of anxiety.    More than 65 million adults in…

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Anxiety is Hazardous to Your Health

If you have anxiety, it's very likely that you also experience one or more physical…

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Change the Way You Think)

The single most powerful thing you can do to reduce anxiety is to change your…

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Anxiety Disorder? Do I have one?

I don't like labels. In the anxiety therapy field, we have a defined set of…

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Ignore the Shoulding

Who is shoulding on you?  Think about how you feel when someone says "You should..."  What…

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Productive Worry vs. Unproductive Worry

Do you worry too much? Most of us would say that we do.Did you know…

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The Calm-Down Playlist

  Check out these tunes that are designed to relax, calm and bring peace of…

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Is “Type-A” for Anxiety?

  Can your Personality Type actually increase your anxiety?   You might have heard the…

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Give Yourself a Break

How much of your anxiety is actually created by you?  We may not want to…

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Another Natural Treatment for Anxiety Symptoms

While working on the root cause of anxiety is the best long-term solution, we all…

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Interrupt Emotional Eating

You can't get over emotional eating unless you can learn to interrupt/break the automatic habit.  In the…

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Meditating - Di Philippi, Holistic Anxiety Therapist, Wellness Counseling Milwaukee

Silence

A while ago, I attended a Silent Meditation & Yoga retreat.  While the meditation and yoga during…

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Most Relaxing Song of All Time?

I came upon this song which is touted as the most relaxing, easiest to fall…

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Think Better to Feel Better

Is it possible to consciously direct your mind so every cell in your body moves toward…

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Liquid Supplements for Calming

Because our diets are typically heavy in muscle meats (which are methionine-rich), we miss out…

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Yogic Left Nostril Breathing

Yoga, and specifically Kundalini yoga, is an ancient technique for calming the nervous system which…

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Homeopathics for Better Sleep

Homeopathy Homeopathy is a natural system of medicine based on the principle that you can…

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Does Anxiety Run In Your Family?

  Is anxiety in your genes? Even though researchers have spent years looking for it,…

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Anxiety: Bring It On!

Anxiety can make you feel like crawling right out of your skin. Physical symptoms of…

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Use Your Mind To Heal Your Body

Would you like to heal a chronic health problem? Have aches and pains and discomfort…

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NOW FREE! – Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Please accept this FREE gift for stress and anxiety relief during this coronavirus pandemic we…

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10 Ways to Cope with Job Change

Job transitions are usually stressful - whether they're due to layoff, a new job, reorganization,…

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Walking Meditation

A while back, I attended a conference explaining the neuroscience of meditation. Research is now proving…

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Reiki for Natural Healing

What is Reiki? Reiki is a natural healing technique which promotes balance of the body,…

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What Does Caffeine Really Do to Your Brain?

Do you need a java jolt to get you going in the morning? Or soda…

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Listening Meditation to Calm the Anxious Mind

This is a "listening meditation" technique that uses one part of the mind for concentration…

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De-Stressing Relationships: The Art of Asking for What You Want

Relationships...can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em.That's how people sometimes feel about their partners.…

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Holistic Anxiety Treatment Tools

Alternate Nostril Breathing

This particular breathing technique is calming for both mind and body, and helps relax your nervous…

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How to Use Gratitude for Stress/Anxiety Relief

Do you have an attitude of gratitude? The practice of gratitude as a tool for…

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Stimulate Your “Letting Go”

In Chinese Medicine, there are acupressure points on the outer chest known as the "Letting…

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How Well Do You Maintain Balance?

If trying to maintain balance in your life makes you feel like a tightrope walker…

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Laughter Yoga for Stress & Anxiety Relief

How many times have you laughed today? The average child laughs around 300 times a day. …

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Yoga or Walking for Anxiety Relief?

A recent study showed that yoga beat walking in its ability to reduce anxiety. One…

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Favorite Quote

All is well, and you will never get it done. Life  is supposed to be…

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Worry on Purpose?

Here's a surprising strategy: set aside time to really worry about whatever is bothering you.Restricting…

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Earthing for Stress Relief

When I was in the mountains of Peru on my recent vacation, little did I…

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5 Minutes In Nature

Outdoor exercise lowers stress, increases self-esteem, and improves mood. A recent study found 5 minutes…

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Afraid of Going to the Doctor?

"Can my anxiety and worry really spike my blood pressure when I am having it…

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Heart Focus Exercise to Decrease Stress Hormones

This technique is adapted from Dr. Christiane Northrup: Stop right now and notice your emotional…

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Is Anxiety A Chemical Imbalance?

"Is anxiety a chemical imbalance?" "If anxiety is a chemical imbalance, then I need medication…

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Emotional Eating Quiz

Is it really food you are craving, or comfort? Answering YES to more than one…

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The Cure for Yo Yo Dieting

Dieting again?Losing the same weight you've already lost before?That's Yo Yo Dieting. Been there done…

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The Lost Art of Slowing Down

You're always on the go.You have a never-ending To-Do list. There's always too much to…

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Less Stress Now: Choose 15, 20, 30, or 1.4

Which will you choose? 15: Minutes required spent alone to refresh yourself enough to manage…

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Mindfulness For Anxiety Relief

Mindfulness helps reduce stress, anxiety, and worry. Mindfulness helps increase happiness, peace, and joy.Sound good?But…

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Mood Music as Part of Anxiety Treatment

You can use music to purposefully change your mood and reduce stress. Singing along with…

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Travel Anxiety

Anxieties about travel are one of the most common problems I deal with.Just the thought…

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Anxiety Relief with Progressive Muscle Relaxation

This easy to learn relaxation technique can be done anytime but can be especially helpful…

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Find a Furry Friend

Pets are a great anxiety reduction tool!   Sounds funny to say it that way, but…

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2 for 1 Benefits

Calm down today with a bit of exercise OUTDOORS …Nature alone has a calming effect…

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Meditate for Peace, Calm, and Happiness

What do most new clients tell me they want less of in their lives? Stress…

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When Panic Attacks: Part 2

At least 6 million Americans suffer from panic attacks.  They are very scary but (contrary…

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When Panic Attacks: Part 1

Panic attacks are an extreme form of anxiety that include very scary physical symptoms.  People…

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Do Your Best Work Under Stress?

Is working well under stress one of your strong points? These days it may feel…

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Get A Grip – Simple Hand Exercises May Reduce Blood Pressure

A simple isometric hand exercise may help those with high blood pressure. Research at McMaster…

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Is What You’re Feeling Actually Anxiety?

I don't like labels. In the counseling field, we have a defined set of "anxiety…

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Set Yourself Up For A Good Night’s Sleep

We all know sleep is rejuvenating, but did you know that it's actually a time…

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“Getaway” with Guided Visualization

Get away from it all for a few reviving minutes with this visualization to "take…

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Thinking Yourself Sick?

Do you have any of these physical ailments?Digestive problemsAcid RefluxConstipation, diarrhea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)High…

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Reducing Multitasking Reduces Anxiety

Proud of your ability to multitask? In recent years, multitasking has become a valued skill...even…

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Think Your Way To Thin

The diet frenzy is in full swing during this time of year. As we focus…

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Drink Green Tea?

But green tea has caffeine?!?! Research is suggesting that green tea may actually be soothing…

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Visioning Your Dreams

Want to attract new and wonderful things into your life? Maybe that vacation you've always…

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Less Stress Now: Check Out Omega-3s

What you eat, or don't eat, can affect your mood and stress level.Omega-3 fatty acids…

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Tapping Your Troubles Away With EFT

     Q:  What is the biggest thing that blocks our flow of energy and causes all…

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Less Stress Now: De-Stress With Spring Cleaning

Seems to me that there is a deeper meaning behind "Spring Cleaning."  Most of us…

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Less Stress Now: The UltraBath

Dr. Mark Hyman (famous functional medicine doctor) named this "The UltraBath." I’m actually not usually…

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Less Stress Now: Worry In Writing

Limit your worrying to only those times when you can sit down and write out…

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Chakras Energize You

Did you know that you have your own amazing and wondrous energy system running through…

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Reiki For Wellness

What is Reiki? Reiki is a natural healing technique which promotes balance of the body,…

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Check Your Medicine Cabinet

Did you know that many common prescription and over-the-counter medications can have anxiety as a…

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Here’s Exactly What You ‘Should’ Do

You really should pay attention to what I'm going to tell you next. You should…

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Less Stress Now: Have A Good Cry

Do you ever feel like crying when your overly stressed, even for no apparent reason?…

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5 Reasons To Stop Thinking So Much

I work with so many people who have a hard time turning off the thoughts…

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Simple Sleep Meditation

Lie on your back, close your eyes, and take three deep, slow belly breaths through…

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Science Of Sleep & Stress 101

You lay down to sleep. What you could really use is a good night's sleep…

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Less Stress Now: Eat Stress-Busting Foods

Stress causes your body to start producing excess stress hormones: cortisol and adrenaline. Luckily, nature…

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Find Out What You Really Crave

Is it really food you are craving, or could it be something else? Answering YES…

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Is It Stress Or Hunger?

Ever eat when you're stressed? Join the club! We're actually hard-wired to eat when we're…

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Finger Holds to Calm Yourself

Here is an easy technique for releasing stress, harmonizing the energy flow throughout your body,…

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Eating Away At Anxiety

Food affects how you feel. What you put into your body has a direct relation…

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Less Stress Now: Child’s Pose

Give your body and your mind a break in a restorative yoga position called "Child's…

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Affirm Yourself

Can you think of anything more powerful than words? Words create love and peace, as…

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Are You Asking The Wrong Questions?

 "What if things go wrong? What if something bad happens? What if I say or…

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Rescue Remedy for Relaxation

As you build your toolkit of natural, healthy ways to calm yourself in stressful moments,…

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Anxiety Busting With A CBT Tool: 3 Guesses

Would soup cause you anxiety? One of my clients suffered through a whole day of…

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Getting to Know Your Amazing Energy System

Your Life Force Did you know that you have your own amazing and wondrous energy…

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Anxiety and “Stinking Thinking”

Most people with anxiety have a tendency toward negative thinking. In a situation where someone…

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Why Does CBT Work (for Anxiety and More)?

You have about 500,000 thoughts every day. Some of them are conscious, but many are…

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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a short-term, goal-oriented type of treatment that takes a hands-on,…

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Nibble On Nuts

Walnuts: A recent study in the Journal of the American College of nutrition found that…

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5-5-5

In moments of extreme anxiety or panic, you lose your sense of being grounded or…

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Is It Possible To Accept What Is?

Great peace is possible when you can stay in the present moment and accept what…

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#1 Most Effective Anxiety Treatment: CBT

When you know what really creates anxiety, then it’s easy to determine the most effective…

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Where Am I Now?

W.A.I.N.WhereAm I NowAnxiety always comes from your mind being in the future, or being in…

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The One And Only Resolution You Ever Really Need

What keeps you from your goals and resolutions?  Why do you keep setting the same…

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Mindfulness: A New, Ancient Anxiety Treatment

Mindfulness is a natural remedy for anxiety, stress,and worry. Mindfulness helps increase happiness, peace, and joy.…

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Emotional Eating: The Mind-Body Connection

Ever eat when you're stressed?  Eat when you're not really hungry?Join the club!Wired to Eat…

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Why Meditate?

This is a question near and dear to me right now, having recently returned from…

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The Anxiety of Indecision

Having trouble making decisions?    Does decision-making cause anxiety?Actually, indecision itself causes MORE anxiety than making a…

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Fear of The Dreaded Unknown

Do you dread change?  Worry about the future?  Fear the unfamiliar? Why do we fear The…

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Anxiety FAQ

This is the most Frequently Asked Question I get asked about anxiety... My biggest question…

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Move Anxiety Out of Your Head

Writing down all of your worries in a journal can help you let go of much of…

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Mind Over Medicine

Think you have no control over physical problems or illness you may have? Think again.…

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10 Steps to End Sleep Problems and Insomnia

There are LOTS of natural things you can do to support yourself in getting a good…

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Anxiety and Sleep Problems: Chicken or Egg?

The Sleep Problem You lay down to sleep. What you could really use is a…

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