Opioids Can Be Dangerous

Opioids and pain pills can be dangerous. Opioid misuse takes lives. Opioids are a group of powerful medications that relieve pain; however, opioids can be dangerous if they are not used correctly. Nearly 80% of heroin users reported misusing prescription opioids prior to heroin. 116 a day die from opioid-related drug overdoses. Pain all the time?…

Daily Dose of Nature

Healing with Clove Oil Penetrating, sweet and spicy, clove oil is warming and stimulating to the mind and body. Clove tress are cultivated throughout the tropics and the dried flower buds are used to spice foods. A potent essential oil is distilled from the buds, which is highly antiseptic and analgesic. You can use close…

Help for Substance Abuse

What you can do Be aware of substances you have at home. Lock up alcohol, prescriptions and other substances. Keep them out of site. Educate yourself about what everyday things kids misuse at home. Look for things that go missing or end up in your trash. Pay attention to your family history and personal situation….

Daily Dose of Nature

Aromatherapy for your Memory The ability of scents to help stimulate the mind can be found in folklore, in such expressions as “rosemary for remembrance” and “basil brings memory”. When you consider the vast amount of data you absorb every day, it is easy to see why you might sometimes struggle to remember all the…

Reasons for Substance Abuse

Why it happens Young people of all ages use drugs, alcohol and tobacco for different reasons, like to: – Fit in– Feel good– Cope– Perform better– Try something new They can find themselves susceptible to addiction, based on a lot of things — many they can’t control:– Family history of dependence– Pain following surgery or…

Daily Dose of Nature

Using Oils to Banish Irritation Part 4 Aromatherapy is renowned for its ability to lift your mood, and when you are stuck in an irritable state of mind it can be the perfect way to make you smile again. Easing General Irritability When everything annoys you and nothing is going right, you have reached a…

Daily Dose for the Soul

Ignore What Anyone Else Tells You About Your Purpose Regardless of what anyone might say to you, the truth about your feeling purposeful is that only you can know it, and if you don’t feel it in that inner place where a burning desire resides, it isn’t your purpose. Your relatives and friends may attempt…

Substance Misuse Truth

It’s more than just kids experimenting. Who’s misusing drugs, alcohol or tobacco? Probably not who you think. It could be the: Student athlete who has knee surgery. He’s given an opioid for pain and gets addicted without realizing it. Academic scholar who takes her friend’s ADHD medicine to help get the grades to get into a choice…

Daily Dose of Nature

Using Oils to Banish Irritation Part 3 Aromatherapy is renowned for its ability to lift your mood, and when you are stuck in an irritable state of mind it can be the perfect way to make you smile again. Overcoming Overreaction Overreaction can bee triggered by any little things when you are feeling irritable. You might…

Diabetes Prevention

Keeping Diabetes at Bay Take a closer look at these prevention tips. Diabetes is a condition where the body can’t make insulin, or can’t use it well. Insulin is a hormone that helps our bodies get energy from the glucose in the food we eat. Without it, glucose levels in the blood stream are too…