What Does Fawning Mean? [Are You Guilty Of This?]Draft

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What Does Fawning Mean? [Are You Guilty Of This?] What does “fawning” mean? Fawning is one of the four types of responses (fight, flight, freeze, fawn) caused by trauma, notably childhood trauma. This can include physical, emotional, verbal, and sexual abuse. These learned responses often carry over into adulthood, influencing … Read more

What Is Soaking Prayer & Why You Should Make Time For It

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What Is Soaking Prayer & Why You Should Make Time For It What is soaking prayer? Simply put, it’s setting aside time for intimacy with God, with the purpose of experiencing His manifested presence. You don’t have to worry about if you’re doing it right. There are no rules. Neither … Read more

Trauma and Brain Function [3 Ways Abuse Damages The Brain]

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Trauma and Brain Function [3 Ways Abuse Damages The Brain] Have you ever wondered how PTSD, phobias, obsessions, hyper-vigilance, pervasive trust issues, addictions, and eating disorders develop? You’ll better understand how these conditions arise by recognizing the connection between trauma and brain function. Here are 3 ways chronic abuse can … Read more

Why Seeking Closure With A Narcissist Is Totally Pointless

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Why Seeking Closure With A Narcissist Is Totally Pointless It’s normal to want closure when ending a relationship. However, closure with a narcissist isn’t going to happen. Don’t waste your precious time looking for answers to all your “why” questions. Why this? Why that? It’s a dead end road with … Read more

What Drives Narcissistic Devaluation & Dismissal?

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What Drives Narcissistic Devaluation & Dismissal? Narcissists use psychological compensatory mechanisms to protect their fragile sense of self. They use these stances to compensate for something that is missing, namely, a core sense of self. Let’s unpack what drives narcissistic devaluation. Narcissists lack a core sense of self. Instead, they … Read more

Hydrogen Peroxide Bath Therapy [Healing For Body & Soul]

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Hydrogen Peroxide Bath Therapy [Healing For Body & Soul] Soaking in a tub with relaxing music and essentials oils is amazing for reducing stress hormones, for realigning perspective, and for rejuvenating both mentally and emotionally. However, you may as well bring out the big guns while you’re at it, and … Read more

Progress and Goals Are Soooo Much Better Than Feeling Stuck

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Progress and Goals Are Soooo Much Better Than Feeling Stuck I’m still basking in the relief of being divorced and out of my house. Relief is such a wonderful, life-giving emotion. I highly recommend it. However, to say I was utterly spent and exhausted for days after moving is an … Read more

Personality Disorders and Altered Perception

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Personality Disorders and Altered Perception Here’s an interesting fact about Cluster B personality disorders and why the perceptions of people suffering with these disorders is so off kilter. Normal people depend on their eyes to give them feedback about the world around them. They see something and their brains process … Read more

What Does Betrayal Feel Like?

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What Does Betrayal Feel Like? Betrayal hurts. It changes who you are. The way you look at yourself, others and the world is forever altered. What does betrayal feel like? A betrayal wound is an excruciating, overwhelming and unrelenting pain that takes a long time to heal. Betrayal is an … Read more

Moving on After Divorce

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Moving on After Divorce Well, I’m officially out of my house and moving on after divorce. It was a grueling, 5-month process that I thought would never end. Two of the offers fell through as we were nearing the closing date. To say I was terrorized is an understatement. Having … Read more

Cold Hard Facts About Covert Abuse

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Cold Hard Facts About Covert Abuse Here are some cold hard facts about covert abuse. This type of abuse flies under the radar, often getting swept under the rug as the dirty little family secret. The abuse happens in plain sight, while the abuser sits there with an evil smirk … Read more

3 Subtle Signs You’re Being Manipulated & Abused

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3 Subtle Signs You’re Being Manipulated & Abused Covert abuse can be subtle and not overtly apparent in many cases. Following are 3 not-so-obvious signs you’re being manipulated. This abuse can happen within a marriage, with siblings, parents or friends, in the workplace, and sadly, even in religious environments. Signs … Read more

3 Benefits of Turning Inward When Life is Tough

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3 Benefits of Turning Inward When Life is Tough Here’s the thing about trials – they can teach us a lot about ourselves. Coming out of a long-term marriage, that turned extremely toxic the last 7 years, I took the time to turn inward and examine all areas of my … Read more

Are You Living With A Narcissist?

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Are You Living With A Narcissist? Many women are in marriages with narcissists but don’t realize it. Why is this? Is it possible to be in a relationship with someone who has a personality disorder and not know it. YES – this is because narcissistic abuse is subtle and covert, … Read more

Relationships and Health: 5 Ways Abuse Will Hijack Your Heart & Health

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There is a direct correlation between the nature of our relationships and our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Research into relationships and health has demonstrated repeatedly that supportive relationships can strengthen immunity, whereas toxic unions inhibit it. Loving connections are associated with longevity, quicker recovery from health challenges, a robust … Read more

Happiness And Health [Could This Be The Missing Link?]

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Is happiness a missing component in your journey to health? You try so hard to do everything right . You eat a healthy diet, exercise, take your supplements, and get enough sleep –  but you’re still not where you want to be in regard to your health. Is there a … Read more

How To Become More Self Aware [Take The Self Awareness Quiz]

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Self-awareness is the capacity to examine and sit with your own thoughts and feelings, to see yourself as a unique individual separate from your surroundings. Introspection, self-reflection, and observation are all components of self-awareness. This ability to see yourself plays into your health and well-being. Keep reading to learn how … Read more

How To Believe In Yourself Again After Failure Knocked You Down

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Life is tough. The inevitable twists and turns, adversities and challenges can sometimes be too much. It’s easy to second guess yourself and your abilities. If you’ve been hit particularly hard with a recent failure or devastation, your self-concept may have taken what seems to be a fatal blow. Your … Read more

5 Ways To Make Self-Care A Priority & UPGRADE Your Life

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Is self-care on your radar or are you in survival mode? Many of us today can barely find the time to pay the bills and feed the kids, let alone take time to nourish ourselves both physically and emotionally. When did we get so busy and frazzled that our own … Read more

How To Heal A Broken Heart & Set Yourself FREE! [20 Tips]

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Forgiveness. It’s a big topic, and one most of us don’t talk about. We’d rather keep our anger. This has been me at times. Did you know that forgiveness is a gift you give yourself because it has more to do with you than the person you’re forgiving.  Releasing negative … Read more

Why The Ketogenic Diet For Dummies WORKS & Works FAST!

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Everybody’s talking about the Ketogenic diet and with good reason. It’s no secret that obesity and inflammatory diseases have reached epidemic proportions. In this post, I’ll try and simplify (hence the name, “The Ketogenic Diet for Dummies”) the ins and outs of why this way of eating is beneficial, the … Read more

The Best Broccoli Salad Recipe EVER

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Summer’s here and that means pool parties, lazy days at the lake, weekend barbecues or just leisurely hanging with friends. What’s a party without food? Stay tuned for the best broccoli salad recipe, which is the perfect addition for any occasion. It’s chock full of crisp, antioxidant-rich goodness, and the … Read more

Painful Bladder Syndrome – Facts About Interstitial Cystitis

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Interstitial cystitis, also called painful bladder syndrome, is a challenging condition that can impact all facets of a person’s life. An inflammatory disease of the bladder, it causes urinary urgency and frequency, along with ulceration and bleeding of the lining of the bladder. which can lead to scarring and stiffening. … Read more

S. Boulardii Benefits [The HEALTHY Yeast]

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Saccharomyces boulardii is a powerful probiotic used to treat, and even prevent, many conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. It’s one of the few probiotics that isn’t destroyed by antibiotics, aiding in maintaining healthy gut flora during and after antibiotic use. S. boulardii benefits include: it’s inexpensive unlike many probiotics, it’s … Read more

What Is The Insulin Index? [A Tool For Permanent Weight Loss]

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Who isn’t looking to drop a few pounds? We all want to be leaner and look better in our clothes. There’s good news – the insulin index is a great tool to help you achieve your ideal weight. Learn how it differs from the glycemic index, and how to use … Read more

The AMAZING & Versatile Health Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms

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Mushrooms grow from the mycelium, or vegetative portion, of fungi. These magical fungi regenerate growth, decompose malignancies, and have anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-tumor properties. Keep reading to learn about the many health benefits of medicinal mushrooms. This article will highlight 5 types of mushrooms. Disclaimer: “This post contains affiliate links. … Read more

5 Ways To Strengthen The Vagus Nerve For BETTER Health

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The vagus nerve, also called the wandering nerve, is the 10th cranial nerve originating at the base of the brain and culminating in the gut. It is a pair of nerves that runs down both sides of the neck, circling around the digestive tract, liver, heart, spleen, lungs and pancreas. … Read more

How To Balance Hormones NATURALLY With Diet & Exercise

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Ooooh, the hot topic that we all love or hate – hormones. What are they and what can we do to keep them balanced? For starters, being on top of your liver function is one key way to improve endocrine function. Learn how to balance hormones naturally to look better, … Read more

Lean Optimizer: The Weight Loss Supplement That Optimizes Hormones

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Today I’m writing this review on a popular weight loss supplement, Dr. Sam Robbin’s Lean Optimizer. This product has been a number-one bestseller since 1999. If you’re looking to lose a few pounds, this supplement may be for you.  Is Lean Optimizer just one of many weight-loss fads on the … Read more

What Do Amygdalin, Laetrile, B17 & Raw Apricot Seeds Have In Common?

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Amygdalin, laetrile, B17, and raw apricot seeds – what’s the difference? Are they the same? Laetrile has been used holistically for cancer since the 1950s. Does it cure cancer? No, but it does fight the disease by targeting malignant cells. It also fortifies the immune system, which is an essential … Read more

Follow These 5 Steps To Get A RIPPED Body By Summer

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Are you stressed about summer and all those vacations you’ve got planned because you don’t like how you look in a swimsuit? You’re not alone, women the world over (and men too) are bemoaning the fact that they don’t like what they see in the mirror. It’s high time to … Read more

How Whole Body Hyperthermia BOOSTS Immune Function

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Additionally, the therapy exploits the fact that cancer cells are more sensitive to heat than are normal cells, due to deficits in cooling.   What Is Whole Body Hyperthermia? Hyperthermia is a type of heat therapy that exposes tissues in the body to high temperatures, not exceeding 113° Fahrenheit. This is … Read more

The 5 Types of Immunotherapies [An Innovative Approach To Enhanced Immunity]

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Immunotherapy harnesses the body’s innate immunity to attack disease. The therapy is becoming more mainstream in regard to cancer, and is continually improving as more research is being conducted. Optimizing immune function is pivotal to preventing and eradicating cancer and other diseases. Here are some facts about the 5 types … Read more

3 Dangers Of Drinking Alkaline Water You SHOULD Be Aware Of

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Is changing the pH of your water a good idea?  People drink alkaline water in order to alkalize their tissues. However, you’re going to run into problems if you alkalize your stomach. Ideally, the pH in the stomach should be 1.5 in order to adequately digest food. Drinking alkaline water … Read more

SUPERCHARGE Your Workouts By Drinking Hydrogen Rich Water

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How would you like to improve your athletic performance, increase the production of ATP, and upregulate your body’s own endogenous antioxidants? Breathing in molecular hydrogen or drinking hydrogen-rich water is an innovative way to improve your health. Let’s talk about the therapeutic benefits of molecular hydrogen. Disclaimer: This article is … Read more

What Are the Symptoms of MARCoNs? [Staph Infection in the Nasal Cavity]

What Are the Symptoms of MARCoNs? [Staph Infection in the Nasal Cavity]

When I tell you what MARCoNS stands for you’ll understand why it’s referred to by its acronym. MARCoNS stands for Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Coagulase Negative Staphylococci. What this means in layman’s terms is a staph infection in the nasal cavity that has become resistant to antibiotics. What are the symptoms … Read more

Here’s A FANTASTIC Way To Stimulate Lymphatic Drainage From Home

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The human body has a built-in drainage system called the lymphatic system. This system maintains fluid balance, producing and transporting lymph from the tissues to the bloodstream. The lymphatic system is actually a subset of both the circulatory and immune systems. If it’s not functioning correctly, you’ll feel puffy, toxic, … Read more

Coffee And Metabolism [Are You A FAST or SLOW Metabolizer?]

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There are two camps of coffee consumers – slow metabolizers and fast metabolizers. The rate at which you metabolize caffeine is a determining factor in your reaction towards coffee. Are you energized and euphoric after drinking a cup or do you feel wired and tired? In this post, I’ll be … Read more

What Is Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy & Why You Should Care!

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Energizing and activating your body’s own healing mechanisms is critical if you want to heal from chronic disease.  Electromagnetic field therapy isn’t new, and has been used from the advent of electricity. In fact, in the 1800s Nikola Tesla discovered that electrical currents could be passed through the body without … Read more

What Are Retroviruses? [Could They Be The Missing Link?]

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Human endogenous retroviruses, abbreviated HERVs, have persisted for millions of years to infect the human genome. Approximately 8% of the genome is comprised of HERVs, the majority of which are nonfunctional due to deactivated mutations or epigenetic control factors. There is a correlation between retroviruses and cancerous tumors, including breast … Read more

GMO Crops in The US You Need To AVOID!

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  Hopefully by now, we all know the dangers of GMOs, but do you know what GMO crops are grown and sold in the US? It’s important to know which foods contain GMOs so you can choose healthier alternatives. Check out this infographic to help you remember the specific foods … Read more

Low Dose Naltrexone Therapy [The Magical Endorphin Booster]

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Naltrexone is an FDA-approved drug to treat heroin and opiate addiction. Used off-label and in low doses, it’s now being used to treat a variety of conditions, including multiple sclerosis, AIDs, Alzheimer’s, and Crohn’s disease. Low dose naltrexone therapy is also used for cancer. What Is Naltrexone? Naltrexone is a … Read more

The 3 Categories of Carcinogens You MUST Avoid

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How does cancer develop? It doesn’t just suddenly appear, but rather is the result of processes that takes place within the cell. Cancer results from breaks in DNA, or mutations, that accumulate over time, and are linked to three categories of carcinogens. Mutations allow cancer cells to become immortal, which … Read more

The Benefits of Melatonin for Chronic Disease

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Deep, restful sleep is essential for a healthy immune system. It’s a foundational pillar of health, and is just as important as eating well and exercising. Sleep is absolutely vital for hormonal balance, keeping inflammation in check, and reducing stress levels. Melatonin is the hormone responsible for regulating sleep. Not … Read more

The Most Common Types Of Cancer And Their Warning Signs

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Did you know there are over 100 different types of cancer, yet only a handful account for up to 75% of all diagnosed cases? Following is a list of the most common types of cancer, in no particular order, along with their early warning signs and risk factors. Protect yourself … Read more

What Are Mycotoxins and Why You Should Care?

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What are mycotoxins? They’re toxic compounds created by fungus that have the potential to cause dysfunction in the body, including immune deficiencies and cancer. These toxins grow on common food sources, such as grains, coffee beans, and dried fruit.  In this post, I’ll be sharing facts about mycotoxins, and what … Read more

Cashido OzoneOn 10 Second Machine Ozone Water System Review

Cashido OzoneOn 10 Second Machine Ozone Water System

The Cashido OzoneOn 10 Second Machine Ozone Water System is ideal for neutralizing odors, sanitizing food, destroying bacteria on the skin and household surfaces, bathing pets, hand washing, and fighting mildew. Ozone is a powerful way to neutralize harmful substances on the body and in the environment. You can do … Read more

7 Warning Signs Of Insulin Resistance You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Did you know you can have insulin resistance and not know it? The tissues in your body become resistant to insulin gradually without you being aware of it. That’s why it’s important to know the warning signs of insulin resistance, a condition of chronic inflammation and high blood sugar, and … Read more

The Benefits Of Essiac Tea

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Anyone familiar with holistic cancer therapies knows the popularity of Essiac tea, particularly for newly diagnosed patients. Promoted in the 1920s by a Canadian nurse, Rene Caisse, the tea is comprised of four main ingredients. In fact, Essiac is Caisse spelled backwards. Keep reading to discover the benefits of Essiac … Read more

5 Reasons You Should STOP Drinking Diet Soda Today

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On the surface, substituting sugar-laden soda for diet alternatives, seems like a good idea. This substitution seems so logical that millions of people have bought into this very idea. Although many prescribe to this seemingly harmless practice, doesn’t mean it’s healthy or even safe for that matter.  In fact, the … Read more

20 Reasons To Forgive Someone That Has Hurt You

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Forgiveness isn’t easy, it can even feel downright impossible. What you may not know is that forgiving someone that has hurt you deeply is the best way to heal a broken heart. It’s also essential for your health. I know it seems counter intuitive, but it’s true. Here are 20 … Read more

Cannabis and Cancer [An Important Component Of A Holistic Protocol]

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Check out these 5 reasons to consider using cannabis as part of your cancer-fighting protocol. The cannabinoids in cannabis impact processes in the body that either inhibit cancer or enable its spread. Cannabis and Cancer 1. Apoptosis: This is a protective mechanism in which rogue or diseased cells are destroyed, … Read more

How To Grow Broccoli Sprouts From Home

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Why would you want to sprout broccoli seeds if you have breast cancer? It has to do with a powerful compound called sulforaphane, and a natural protective process in the body called apoptosis. Keep reading to learn how to grow broccoli sprouts from home. Why Broccoli Sprouts Sulforaphane is found … Read more

3 Reasons To Use Turkey Tail Mushrooms For Breast Cancer

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How can a type of fungus that grows abundantly on dead logs and trees be medicinal for health? The Chinese have understood the value of mushrooms for centuries. These shriveled, spongy-looking things are loaded with hundreds of therapeutic constituents that reduce inflammation, strengthen the immune system, and combat pathogenic organisms. … Read more

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