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28
Feb

Why Do I Need to Exercise?

Why Do I Need to Exercise? Exercise is everywhere around you whether you see your neighbor going for a run in your neighborhood, your siblings doing chores, a sports game at the park, or any other repetitive full body movements. Finding ways to bring exercise into your life will give you more energy throughout the...
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person running at sunset
10
Feb

How Exercise Aids in Addiction Recovery

How Exercise Aids in Addiction Recovery It is always important to exercise to stay in shape physically and mentally. It is especially helpful for those in recovery as you will get back the dopamine levels that you lost during your addiction. It is best to exercise every week to be in good shape for your...
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16
Aug

Yoga Practice for Addiction Recovery

Regular yoga practice teaches practitioners to be mindful of the present moment. Novice yoga practitioners will frequently exhibit skepticism or defensiveness when they are instructed to be “mindful” of their surroundings and circumstances. The challenge of getting past this skepticism can be even more difficult for an addict whose addiction has fostered an ingrained negativity....
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17
Jul

Is Exercise Good For Recovering Body Image?

There’s an old story about people who expect to feel different after just one workout. After spending a few minutes on the treadmill, they run to the mirror hoping to see a drastic change in the way their body looks. Of course, just a few minutes on the treadmill or participating in any exercise is...
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12
Nov

SAD Suggestions: Light, Laughter…And Perhaps A Light Tracker

Ohio Clock in the U.S. Capitol being turned forward for the country’s first daylight saving time in 1918 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Once again “our days are getting shorter…” It’s a funny thing about the expression “the days are getting shorter.” In reality our days are still 24 hours in length, but the period of daylight...
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06
Nov

Research: Can Exercise Impact Relapse When Going Through Meth Withdrawal?

Crystal methamphetamine (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The DAWN Report features interesting methamphetamine stats  The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) publishes The DAWN Report. DAWN is an acronym for Drug Abuse Warning Network. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) created DAWN in 1972 to track emergency department visits resulting from drug abuse. You can read...
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22
Jan

Bullying: Its Effects On Physical Activity And Quality Of Life

Women’s physical education exhibition in Herron Gymnasium 1916 (Photo credit: Miami U. Libraries – Digital Collections) Study examines effects of teasing on young children and exercise In the January/February 2014 issue of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology the results of a new study about teasing and bullying were published: Associations Between Teasing, Quality of Life,...
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15
Mar

Warning To Doctors and Parents: Healthy Children Should Avoid “Study Drugs”

English: Even though the SAT or ACT is preferred in different places, all states offer both. According to the preference map, 24 states prefer the ACT, while slightly more, 26, prefer the SAT supercedes in place of File:Sat-act preference.PNG Source accessed March 18, 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Do you remember your SAT score? Depending on...
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