Tracy Olsen

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Kill Anxiety & Radically Improve Your Life With Conscious Breathing

We all must breathe in order to live, but not many of us know how to really BREATHE.The post Kill Anxiety & Radically Improve Your Life With …

Alcohol And Anxiety: Meditation Will Free Your Mind

ALCOHOL ONLY NUMBS YOUR ANXIETY.<p>One thing that alcohol should never be used for is anxiety-relief. Using alcohol to drown your worries is a dangerous …

Simple ways to ease anxiety

People with social anxiety, who perform good deeds, may have less trouble relaxing and interacting with others, new research finds.<p>These acts of …

1,000 Sober Days

One thousand days ago, I made a decision to try a new way of living and checked into a 28-day treatment facility for alcoholism. And for the past 1,000 days (and what at times has seemed like a million nights), I've been living this new sober lifestyle: the good, the bad, and the weird and awkward …

Four Habits of People Who Are Truly Happy

In this busy, self-involved world, a simple “thank you” has the ability to stop us dead in our tracks. Whether we’ve helped a co-worker with a project or simply held the door for a stranger, being thanked for a good deed makes us stand up with attention. Why? Because we perceive that simple acts of …

10 Things Mindfulness Will Teach You About Life

Buddhaimonia.Many people think that mindfulness is about quieting the mind and relieving stress. Sure, your mind will quiet to some degree, but …

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Black student's arrest puts focus on Virginia alcohol agency's use of force

Virginia lawmakers are questioning the law enforcement powers of the state's alcohol control agency in the wake of the rough arrest of black student leader Martese Johnson, whose face was bloodied when he was tackled by officers outside a bar near the<p>University of Virginia.<p>Johnson's arrest was …

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What Nutrition Labels Should Tell You About Alcoholic Drinks

If you want to work beer into a healthy diet, it's hard to do without knowing exactly what's in that beer. Fortunately, the maker of Guinness (and …

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.<p>J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His …

I Meditated For 40 Straight Days, Here's What Happened

I can remember the looks my fellow reporters and magazine editors gave Andy Puddicombe, meditation expert and co-founder of Headspace, when he said …

Karma: Not The “Mainstream” Version – The Real One

Karma is a concept taught by various cultures throughout human history, and is an idea that dates back thousands of years. Despite its proliferation, …