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Disheveled drunk female with ruined make up in a nightclub. She is drunk or high on drugs. The people in the background are partying and dancing and motion blurred. The woman looks like an outcast and is self destructive by abusing drugs or alcohol.

Over five decades, substance use disorders have had strong relations to the culture of our music, lifestyle, and fashion, as well as attitudes and ideologies. 1960’s —The first documented and widely-spread drug culture came in the mid-1960’s with the psychedelic ideology and hippie culture. Cannabis, LSD and other psychedelic drugs have been associated with the…

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The Oldest Athlete, Arriving at the Finish Line! Taken at the Women's Running Competition in Berne, Switzerland.
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Finishing Strong

How many races have you run in your life? Which one are you running right now? Some races require physical prowess, others more mental, emotional, or even spiritual endurance, as a test of the will. Races, by their very nature normally have only one winner, one person who takes the prize. But what about all…

By Cindy Carter |
Close up of unrecognizable old woman knitting with wool.
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The Secret Of Volunteering: Giving Or Receiving??

In February, I wrote about the legacy of a man who had left his imprint on human history. In this article, I would like to introduce you to some other trend-setters, those who are changing history in their little corner of Texas. Anna Mae was born on June 23, 1918. That’s right, this is her…

By Cindy Carter |
Adri Kyser
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3 Things You Can Do To Enhance Your Environment

Can your environment affect the way you feel, your outlook, and even your business? 3 Things you can do to enhance your environment to maximize productivity, positivity, and mood. Hi everybody! I’m Adri Kyser, founder and creator of Inner Beauty Wellness and Enlightened Alchemy, designed to help men and women improve their health, feel more…

By Adri Kyser |
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Gratitude And Addiction Recovery

“We will all have trauma in our lives at some point. It is how we process that trauma that counts” Gratitude changes our interaction with the world and promotes thoughts and behaviors that support the recovery of addiction.  The practice of gratitude is proven to help overcome trauma and improve mental resiliency even during hard…

By Rachel Graham |

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Depression. Glitched style photo.
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How I Was Treated Differently When I Presumably Lost Everything

My name is Hope1.  Suddenly I was forced to join the statistic of less fortunate in a society where I was once well loved, liked, respected, praised, written about gracefully in local papers, magazines, boasted and highly spoken about by acquaintances, friends and family. I thought that no matter what befalls me, some friends and…

four different types of water bottles
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Hydration

I know what you’re thinking… Am I seriously sitting here reading a post about drinking water? YES! Yes, you are! And the reason you’re doing it is because most of us are not very good about being well hydrated. For something that is absolutely essential to life, many people are terrible at drinking enough water….

By Karen Shopoff Rooff |
Adri Kyser
Health & Wellness

Gratitude 🙏🏻 A Powerful Tool For Transformation

Take some quiet time out of your busy schedule and give thanks. Transform your life in a positive way by practicing gratitude daily.  You can do this by: Writing in a journal all of the things you are grateful for and repeat it in the morning and again at night Spend 5 minutes in meditation…

By Adri Kyser |
baby in sunglasses with curled lip
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Baby, I Was Born This Way

Baby, I was born this way.  Learning how to be comfortable in your own skin is a lifelong process.  I guess we all feel a little different, not in with the “in-crowd”.  Like everybody else has their life together better than you do.  Girls, I am a Baby Boomer and it took me 45 years…

By Meg Henderson Wade |