In a 2015 report, the National Institute of Health reported that over 50 million Americans dealing with chronic pain.
Chronic pain is a lasting problem that may never go away for some, and many people have suffered from prescription opiate addiction because of their pain problems. When a person is being treated for pain, they might rely on opiate pain meds for a long period of time, because this might be the only method that helps. Read More
Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I thought it would be fitting to discuss the correlation between addiction and mental health. Read More
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As a follow up from my page on Inner Peace & Relaxation, today I will be discussing the art of meditation in greater depth. Over the past few weeks my Inner Peace & Relaxation page has been receiving a lot of comments and queries on the recommended relaxation technique and if it ties in with meditating. The truth is that yes – indeed it does. There are many misconceptions about meditating and a lot of people believe it is something that only Buddhists or hippies do. This notion is completely untrue as meditation can be traced back thousands of years and is even mentioned in the Bible. In actual fact meditating is something that we all do naturally every single day, even though we may not be aware of it. Read More