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Reframing Your Mental Clarity and Mindfulness With Meditation

Reframing Your Mental Clarity and Mindfulness With Meditation
Rates of depression and anxiety are rising in the modern world. [highlight]Major depressive disorder affects approximately 14.8 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older, in a given year. [/highlight]”Things are not going completely well in western society,” says Andrew Oswald, a professor at Warwick University. We, in […]
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The Dark Place x Nic Mora

The Dark Place x Nic Mora
Let’s be real here: we all go through the ups and downs of life.¬†There is so much more going on than that glamorous life you’re putting out on social media. I’m sorry, did I just call you out? ūüėČ The Dark Place, hosted by my friend Joel Kutz, is a podcast that is getting the […]
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Depression: A Powerful Message

Depression: A Powerful Message
Depression is something people consider taboo to talk about — but I refuse to let it be taboo on this site.¬† I came across this powerful video and I wanted to share it with all of you. For those of you who don’t know, depression comes in all different shapes and sizes. Telling someone to […]
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Things People With Anxiety Do Not Want To Hear

Things People With Anxiety Do Not Want To Hear
Here’s a little fun fact: I have anxiety. I’ve always had it and I’ll probably always have it. Learning to live with it is a process — a process that has taken a while but that I’ve finally learned. I’m fine now, I’ve been fine for a long time, but everyone’s situations are different. Unfortunately […]
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Nic’s Tips on Relaxation

Nic’s Tips on Relaxation
Hey there! I know, I know…I‘ve been SO freaking MIA and some of the GMM girls have been at Sundance getting you a little coverage so I do apologize for the lack of posts! If you read last week, I’ve been in bed for over a week with a fever. Yes, I was stuck with […]
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Gravity: What goes up, must come down…

Gravity: What goes up, must come down…
  Sandra Bullock. George Clooney. Outer space. Sounds like a recipe for success, right? Maybe in the box office, but not with me.¬†I left feeling so‚Ķunsatisfied. Gravity went from zero to 100 in a matter of 10 minutes instead of really telling a good story. Oh and the fact that there were only two people […]
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Golden Globes Nominations 2018

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Gratitude Challenge: Day 3

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