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What Is Mental Health?

Mental Health

What is it about the suicidal death of a brilliant star that stuns us to our core? Could it be our culture’s belief that the famous, by their very definition, experience a level of happiness the rest of us can only dream about?  Or, maybe because our society worships so …

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The New Science of Thriving

Our well-being—individually and as a society—depends on mindfulness. In the early 1970s, my grandmother had a disagreement with the Beatles. When she heard “All You Need is Love” play on the radio, she would reply, “All you need is inside of you.” When I was a PhD student in the early 1990s, these messages bounced …

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Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse

This mousse is so light, so airy, so decadent, and so HEALTHY! The secret super-food ingredient is pumpkin! This guilt-free dessert helps to energize, combat stress and lower heart disease. Plus it’s extremely high in fiber, helping to curb cravings and balance blood sugar levels. And maybe the best thing about this …

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Sweet Potato Gingerbread Muffins

A healthy, high protein, grain-free treat! It also makes the perfect holiday dessert served with a dollop of whipped cream. Serve with apple or pear slices and warm spiced tea! Ingredients: 3/4 c. creamy almond butter 1 1/4 c. mashed cooked sweet potatoes 1/4 c. blackstrap molasses 1/4 c. maple syrup …

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The Best Remedy

Finding the time to go outside, smell the roses, and feel the sun’s rays soak into your skin can be more difficult than ever in today’s technology-obsessed society. Individuals are spending more and more time inside, sitting down on a computer than they are outside. But did you know that …

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Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cake

A healthy, high protein, grain-free and gluten-free treat everyone will love! It smells heavenly when it’s baking! It also makes the perfect holiday dessert served with a dollop of whipped cream. Serve with apple or pear slices and warm spice tea! Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. creamy almond butter 1/2 c. …

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