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How Much Sodium Does a Water Softener Add to Your Diet?

When you think of drinking a glass of water, you probably don’t worry about drinking a bunch of sodium. However, depending on where you live and your local water supply, you could be drinking saltier water than you have to. Many households use water softeners that contain sodium to get rid of hard water. Understanding […]

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Keep Your Health and Fitness Intents by Varying Your Routine

The most popular resolutions that are made for New Year’s relate to health and fitness. At Intent we really push the idea that you should strive not to make resolutions or physical goals like “I want to lose 30 pounds” but dig deeper in yourself and set intentions about how you want to feel for […]

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The Spirituality of Sleep

In our fast paced culture, sleep is often elusive. The proliferation of news on sleep research makes clear that the quality and quantity of our sleep directly impact the quality of our health and lives. What happens during sleep remains mostly a mystery for most. We lie down and surrender to slumber. Yet, how we […]

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What Are You Hungry For: 7 Tips to Get (and Stay) Healthy

By Dr. Sue G. Decotiis Running a specialist center for medical weight loss, each day I see patients who have struggled for a long time with failed attempts at losing weight. And without a doubt, hunger has been their biggest obstacle. Although calorie restriction is necessary for weight loss, extreme and constant hunger shouldn’t be a […]

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Touch Tones: Bring the “Hands-On” Tradition Back to Medicine

By Stuart Fife In as much as the name describes a singular, cohesive, medial practice, there’s no such thing as physical therapy. If you go seeking relief for an aching joint or an overworked limb, you’d likely be offered one of two phases of therapy, which are interrelated but not interchangeable. The first is physical […]

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Trying to Eat Healthy Ruined Friday Night Dinner : Why We Need a Change

I spent Friday night out at a movie and dinner with a dear  friend whose partner didn’t want to see Thor in a dark world or a dark theater. We Since we’d forgone the pleasures of GMO popcorn laden with insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, fumigants, trans fats, artificial flavors, artificial flavoring and preservatives, we were hungry by […]

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Embrace Your Sexual Fantasies for More Honest Living

By Beatty Cohan, MSW, LCSW  In my 35 years as a practicing psychotherapist and sex therapist, I have treated hundreds of men and women of all ages and stages in life– both heterosexual and homosexual– whose problems have included depression, anxiety, early child sexual abuse, addictions of every kind and relationship and sexual problems. In all […]

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Three Benefits to Manage Stress: Better Health, Rejuvenation & Weight Loss

By Louisa Graves Excerpted from ‘AGE-PROOF: Beauty Alternatives You Need to Know’ Our bodies respond to our thoughts and feelings. When we’re feeling down our bodies become tired and sometimes even sick. When we feel positive, our bodies are healthier; we become uplifted, more energized and enthusiastic about life. If you have a hectic lifestyle […]

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Listen to What Your Body is Telling You

As I progressed with my morning yoga and stretching routine this morning, ribs and clavicle sore from a fall nearly two weeks ago, it occurred to me how often the decisions our brain makes directly impact the well-being of our body. My sweet body had no say in my decision to step from one countertop […]

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Lessons from kayaking: Finding a Way to Be With Fear

Most of us spend a lot of our lives tensed up in fear, or pushing against fear. The fear might be fear of: Something going wrong Not being good enough Not being loved Losing something or someone we hold dear What fears do you live with? The key to being with fear is in contacting what […]

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