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Self Care

Writing for Wellness: A Tool for Health and Healing

"We all experience times of pain and suffering in life. These difficult life events affect our bodies, minds, and spirits, not to mention our relationships, jobs, and priorities.  Some people seem to be able to not only move through the suffering, but also to experience growth and strengthening that gives purpose to their pain.  How do they do it?  And,...

Kids With Anxiety Disorders ‘Significantly’ Benefit From Mindfulness Exercises By Changing Brain Activity, an article from medicaldaily.com

"Anxiety disorders plague more than one in four adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18, and many of them are treated with antidepressants and other medications to try and help them live a relatively healthy childhood. But a team of researchers from the University of Cincinnati set out to explore other treatment options that focus more on the mind...

People who meditate are more aware of their unconscious brain

Integrative Medicine and holistic healing can encompass a variety of methods to plan for a better "you." Here at Inner Passages, we often encourage deeper thought and meditation for some of our clients. There are many proven benefits to this and today we are sharing an article which sheds some light into another awesome aspect to meditation: becoming more aware...

Can You Get Over an Addiction?

Good morning! We can't urge you enough. Please, please, consider this if "addiction" touches your life in any way and check out this article we are sharing from The New York Times. "We are long overdue for a new perspective — both because our understanding of the neuroscience underlying addiction has changed and because so many existing treatments simply don’t work. Addiction is...