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Tag: Health & Happiness

Health & Happiness: School backpack safety concerns

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: School backpack safety concerns

By Dr. Bryen Bell It’s back-to-school season, and one of the essential items for a returning student is a backpack. Nowadays, very few schools allow students to leave their school supplies in a desk or locker. Children are expected to carry what feels like 40-pounds of paper, pencils, books, and various supplies from class to […]

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Health & Happiness: What’s in your first aid kit?

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: What’s in your first aid kit?

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC So, I just came back from camping with the family… Ah, the beauty of nature… Ugh! The mosquitoes!  Ack! The sunburn!  Oh no! I stubbed my toe! Don’t worry. I’ve got my handy dandy first aid kit! The Red Cross has a great list of things to put in your […]

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Health & Happiness: Time-restricted feeding vs intermittent fasting

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Time-restricted feeding vs intermittent fasting

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig Have you been watching what you eat and exercising consistently only to feel frustrated when you’re still not seeing the results you want? The reason could be related to when you’re eating. If you’re trying to lose weight, you likely spend a lot of time thinking about what you eat. But […]

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Health & Happiness: Inspired by Nature

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Inspired by Nature

By Camille Keith During the longer days of summer there are more opportunities to spend time outside. Being immersed in nature often leads to a feeling of awe. Awe has been defined as being in the presence of something vast that transcends our understanding of the world. Experiencing awe has been shown to help us […]

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Health & Happiness: Staying hydrated during the hot months, Summer Health Tips

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Staying hydrated during the hot months, Summer Health Tips

By Dr. Bryen Bell Summer has officially arrived, and there is no denying that it is hot outside! You are probably donning a pair of sunglasses, slathering on sunscreen, and heading to the beach or pool to stay cool. With the rise in the mercury, it becomes even more paramount to stay hydrated. Staying Hydrated […]

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Health & Happiness: The healing power of nature

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The healing power of nature

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC One of the basic tenets of naturopathic medicine is “Vis Medicatrix Naturae” or The Healing Power of Nature. This is the inherent self-organizing process of living systems which establishes, maintains and restores health. To me, this speaks to the intelligence of the vital force that strives for balance and health, […]

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Health & Happiness: Slowing down for summer

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Slowing down for summer

By Camille Keith Summer is a time to relax and slow down. School is out, and many people think about taking vacations this time of year. Whether you are going out of town or not, this can be a time to destress. Instead of worrying about the past or anticipating the future, take time to […]

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Health & Happiness: The benefits of spinal manipulation

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The benefits of spinal manipulation

By Dr. Bryen Bell It is common knowledge that back and neck pain is a symptom that the average American chronically experiences in their day to day life. Let me ask you this, how much does simply ignoring the pain and living with it actually affect our over-all health on the grander scheme? It’s no […]

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Health & Happiness: Tick Talk – Let’s talk about lyme disease

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Tick Talk – Let’s talk about lyme disease

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Perhaps you don’t believe that Lyme disease exists in the Pacific Northwest. And we can argue all day about whether it can cause chronic neurological and inflammatory disease. But hopefully, we can all agree that the best thing to do about Lyme disease is to prevent it. Springtime is the […]

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Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

By Camille Keith With the longer days of summer we may have more energy and more opportunities to spend time outside. We usually think of being active as having positive effects on our physical health, but it can also help improve mental health. When you’re feeling anxious you may have excess energy you’re not sure […]

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