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Mood Boosters That Don't Cost A Thing

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Even minor disappointments and frustrations have the power to derail your mood, leaving you grumpy and disinterested in the things you need to do. Although you know that a bit of pick-me-up can help you make it through the day, you’re not exactly sure what to do first.

Lift your spirits with these free mood boosters.

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A Daily Routine To Manage Depression, Chronic Pain

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Despite the ray of hope that COVID-19 vaccines provide, isolating ourselves from huge crowds and mainly staying at home are still a part of our lives in 2021. For many people, this limited mobility has led to depression and stress-induced chronic pain. The good news is that setting a daily routine can reduce depression, anxiety, and chronic pain.

Setting a daily routine can help you manage anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.

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6 Ways to Transform Your Walking Routine

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Numerous studies have shown that moderate-intensity workouts offer a slew of benefits. This is why walking is a great way to clear your mind and stay healthy. However, doing the same exercise over and over can get stale quickly. A few small tweaks can fix that.

Tips to transform your walking workout.

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What Is the Body Neutrality Movement?

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It’s no secret that a lot of people are not satisfied with their bodies. However, the physical body is just one aspect of your identity. It’s possible to accept yourself (your body included) as you are, even if you don’t love your body. This concept is at the core of the body neutrality movement, which started gaining traction in 2015.

 The body neutrality movement creates space for people who may intensely hate their bodies, like persons with disabilities.

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Boost Your Flexibility With These Tips

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Flexibility is more than just the ability to bend over to touch your toes. If you use a prosthetic limb, improving your flexibility is even more critical as it helps you prevent injuries and improve your overall prosthetic balance. And if your muscles are well-stretched, you can be sure that you can achieve full range of motion, making movement easier.

Boosting your flexibility improves your overall prosthetic mobility.

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