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The Healthiest Approaches to Self-Improvement

When it comes to self-improvement there is no one way approach. Approaching self-improvement will look different for all of us. The best approach is what works best for you, so as long as this method is healthy and improves ones positive inner qualities and mental health. It may take a few adjustments in finding what works for you but in this blog post we will list 10 common healthy approaches

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Tips for Going Out When You’re Trying Not to Smoke

Many people find that going out and socializing with friends may trigger the urge to smoke. While on a quitting tobacco journey, it may be tough to break the habit of lighting up a cigarette with friends. Knowing how to not feed the urge to smoke in social gatherings can be extremely useful and good for both your mental and physical health. Spending as much time as possible outdoors in

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How to Quit Nicotine Gum

It may seem like shewing nicotine gum is a better alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, however, nicotine gum may still be addictive. Cigarette smoke is far worse and more dangerous than nicotine itself, cigarette smoke has many toxic and poisonous chemicals and toxins which can damage health and raise the risk of early mortality. Researchers know the dangers that smoking can cause, but more research is needed to fully understand.

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What Is EMDR Therapy?

EMDR ( Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a type of psychotherapy used to reduce distress associated with traumatic memories and experiences. This form of therapy uses left-right  (bilateral) stimulation to help people recover from trauma. It’s thought that by using these eye movements and focusing on the traumatic thought, the memories emotional impact is reduced. EMDR was developed in the 1980s by psychologist Francine Shapiro to treat PTSD (Post

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