Archive | June, 2015

American Unhappiness Index

According to a recent Gallup survey that measured the well-being of people in every state, nearly one in five Americans takes a daily drug to alter mood and help him- or herself relax. This drug use stems from feelings of unhappiness that vary across state lines, with people in some states feeling less happy than […]

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Where To Look For Help

Those turning to self-help books to help themselves deal with unhappy feelings and thoughts are often advised to conjure up positive images. However, research shows that, when we are anxious or stressed, our minds are scarcely able to suppress negative thoughts. Instead, it helps to enlist the help of other people, including a friend or […]

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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Marie Mortensen, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga facilitator, is now offering services at 6 locations of Plains Area.  Below is an article and a video explaining her services. Your Health Matters: Yoga as Trauma Therapy Specialized yoga used to treat trauma  

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