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Battling Depression? – 5 Powerful Ways Therapy Can Help

Depression is a treatable condition. Unfortunately, many people either don’t recognize the symptoms or don’t think anything can help them feel  better. Self-help and self-treatment are plausible for certain cases of depression. But, when it seems like an endless battle that can’t be won, therapy is a great option. There are no negative stigmas that go along with therapy when battling depression....

Are You Experiencing Depression? – How to Spot the Signs

Millions of people are affected by depression every day. There are so many different levels of depression. Plus, anxiety often accompanies depression. Because of this, it’s not always easy to spot the signs. The more you understand about varying degrees of depression, the better. It doesn’t always look the same for everyone. With that being said, there are some things to look...

Are You Considering a Complementary or Integrative Health Approach?

Here at Inner Passages Therapy we strive to achieve a holistic approach to health. From a holistic perspective, understanding the energy systems involved in the various dimensions of our lives: physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual-allows us to target specific issues, symptoms, areas of discomfort that require attention. You may have been wondering what is complementary or integrative practice? If you...

Meditation: It Can Make You Feel Better

Good afternoon! Good morning! Today we are sharing an older, but relevant article from Time.com entitled 'This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better. In the article it mentions how after only four days of meditation training, people reported feeling 21% less pain than before! As you know, we are advocates for meditation as part of integrative therapy and medicine. This article...

Life Advice From A 100-Year-Old Woman Who Just Gets It

Good morning, We have a light-hearted, fun article to share with you today from Mind Body Green. A functional medicine practitioner interviewed her 101 year-old grandmother on patterns from her life. "Nature versus nurture is a topic we could discuss for hours in Grannie’s case, but genetics aside, this 100-year-old fiery woman has some topical things to say about food, community, and...

Life Doesn’t Just Happen To Us

"The ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, who was a contemporary of Confucius, Lao Tsu, and the Buddha, is reported to have said, “you can never walk though the same river twice.” More accurately, the English translation from the Greek goes thus: “The river where you set your foot just now is gone—those waters giving way to this, now this.” Put simply,...

Yoga and Asthma

As you know we are more than just therapy. We believe in a holistic approach to navigating through life's ups and downs. As you probably already know, what we feel is a big part of that holistic mindfulness is yoga and meditation. Today we are sharing an article which talks about how yoga can have positive effects on asthma sufferers...

13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from greatist.com entitled '13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise,' which talks about some mental benefits to regular physical activity. Everyone knows that regular cardio can help heart health and longevity but did you know that regular exercise can actually increase the "happy brain chemicals" we produce? What about the fact that it can help...