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If someone told you that you have the power to increase your quality of life, would you do it? We are living longer which makes us more susceptible to cardiovascular, chronic, and cognitive decline related diseases. So, what can I do? 

Increase Quality of Life, Where Do I Start?

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Do our brains naturally shrink as we age? Yes, they do! But, we can slow down the shrinkage rate and cognitive decline by eating foods that support brain health and exercising our brains. 

Three Things To Slow Brain Shrinkage

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Have you been doing self-care? There are many studies showing positive impacts on mental health when doing self-care. Knowing your limits and taking time to pause not only helps you but helps you to be there for others when needed. 

My Favorite Top 3 Self-Care Activities

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"At the core of perfectionism lies a view of self as weak, flawed, and easily rejected. " Ooof, reading this sentence was a punch to my stomach but a great reminder in my journey to overcome perfectionism. 

The 5 Benefits In Overcoming Perfectionism

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Jul

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Making Peace With My Body

I didn't know I needed to make peace with my body. In my college years, I was determined to be a certain weight and in a certain clothes size. I was living in the greater Long Beach area in Southern California, and the ideal body image was to be thin. 

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- marc s. micozzi

Wellness is more than the prevention of disease. It is a focus on engaging the inner resources of each individual as an active and conscious participant in the maintenance of his or her own health.

Holistic Wellness

THE woman BEHIND THE WORDs

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I love data. In fact, most of my career has been in tech related jobs, but something changed in me a few years ago. My father had a heart attack which led him needing triple bypass surgery. This experience changed my life and I wanted to learn more about how food can heal our bodies.

Hi! I'm Tara rivera. passionate about sharing nutritional information and the connection to mental health. 

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