SoulBeing Blog

News, information, and resources to help you understand and improve your health.

Going Beyond Dry January

Going Beyond Dry January

Reasons to consider cutting back (or cutting out) alcohol consumption for good, and resources to support your efforts. Alcohol use is a primary health concern in the United States. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA),...

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How to Hibernate

How to Hibernate

SoulBeing November 2023 Newsletter Climb under cozy covers Sleep until spring. Some days, hibernation seems like a really smart idea. Or if not a smart idea, at least a tempting one. This time of year it is easy for me to feel out of sync. As the natural world slows...

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What is CAM, Anyway?

What is CAM, Anyway?

Many Americans are disillusioned with the high cost and limited effectiveness of traditional healthcare, and are turning to CAM as a way to take control of their own health. This has led to a growing movement towards integrative medicine, which combines traditional and alternative treatments to provide a more holistic approach to healthcare.

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Women’s Health Access

Women’s Health Access

Employers in the United States have an important role to play in ensuring that their employees have access to quality healthcare. This includes access to women's health services, which are essential for the well-being of female employees and their dependents. While...

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Short, Sweet, September

Short, Sweet, September

SoulBeing September 2023 Newsletter Most years of my life have seen September represent a return to routine, a quickening from the slow pace of summer. But never has a September gone by so quickly as it has this year. In this spirit, I am going to keep this month's...

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Mitigating Environmental Toxins

Mitigating Environmental Toxins

Environmental toxins are everywhere around us, in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the products we use. Like many internet debates, much of what we read online these days about environmental toxins can be very alarming. We should certainly be aware that these...

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Prioritizing Postpartum Support

Prioritizing Postpartum Support

Why it matters, and what to consider. The postpartum period is a critical time for new mothers and their families. During this time, women experience physical and emotional changes, and may require additional support to ensure a healthy recovery. Appropriate and...

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The Death of the “Wellness Program”

The Death of the “Wellness Program”

Employee wellness programs have been a popular benefit strategy for companies for years. These programs aim to improve employees' health and wellbeing and reduce healthcare costs for employers. However, traditional employee wellness programs have limitations that can...

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Big, Big Feelings

Big, Big Feelings

SoulBeing August 2023 Newsletter My son will be two and a half next month and he is going through it lately. This summer, my happy-go-lucky second born has started asserting himself, often loudly. His frustration is palpable in these moments. His face will turn red,...

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Workplace Productivity Strategies

Workplace Productivity Strategies

Mental clarity and productivity are crucial aspects of any workplace. Employees who can think clearly and work efficiently are more likely to be successful, and this can have a positive impact on the bottom line of employers. However, achieving mental clarity and...

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Crimes Against Wisdom

Crimes Against Wisdom

SoulBeing July 2023 Newsletter Earlier this year I started working with an incredible Ayurvedic practitioner. In a short time, she has enhanced much of my understanding of my own health and challenged many of my assumptions about how my mind, body, and spirit are...

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Are Naturopathic Doctors Legitimate?

Are Naturopathic Doctors Legitimate?

Naturopathic doctors, also known as NDs, are healthcare professionals who use natural and holistic methods to treat patients. These methods include nutrition, herbal medicine, and lifestyle counseling. Despite being evidence-based and effective, most health plans in...

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