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Five reasons to add CBD into your wellness routine

By Chad Frey

With more holistic products readily available, CBD is creating a buzz in the wellness industry. CBD stands for “cannabidiol,” a chemical found in cannabis (marijuana and hemp), and the difference between marijuana and hemp is that while both contain CBD, hemp contains low amounts of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (the stuff that gets you high) Cannabidiol (CBD) […]

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Living with Non Specific Interstitial Pneumonia (NSIP)

By Erica Honeycutt

What is wrong with me?! Why do I have to keep catching my breath with every step I take?! Why can’t I breathe?! Why do I feel like I am suffocating from within? How did I go from being a perfectly healthy 26 year old with having zero health problems to being oxygen dependent with […]

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Pride Month can be tough for LGBTQ+ youth

By Brittany Farrar

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, a time to recognize the efforts to achieve equality and celebrate inclusion for our LGBTQ+ neighbors and those who support their equal opportunities. The full acronym – LGBTQQIP2SAA – stands for “lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, intersex, pansexual, two-spirit (2S), androgynous and asexual.” For the purpose of this article, […]

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Building confidence in children

By Joni Downey

Why is building confidence in children important? Building confidence at an early age could make children feel better about themselves.  Think about yourself – when you lack confidence how do you feel?  You can be depressed, lazy, and settle for mediocre.  Now, think about how you feel when your confidence is high – how do […]

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Sustainable period products

By Diana Duren

By Grace and Diana Duren Menstruation is a natural part of life, yet traditional products many people use for their periods are anything but natural. They are loaded with chemicals and plastic and have a serious impact on our planet, as well as our bodies. Most of us think about straws and plastic bottles when […]

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Sleep and hunger hormones

By Nourished Routes

Sleep is one of the main factors experts recommend we focus on for a healthier lifestyle, following closely behind diet and exercise. Sleep plays a major role in our overall health, providing us with energy, giving us time to digest our food, support our immune system, recover from illness or strenuous exercise, and much more. […]

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An insight into the foster care process

By Brittany Farrar

In Tennessee, approximately 8,000 children are in foster care at any given time, and with fewer than 4,000 foster families with open homes, the need for more foster families is considerable. May is National Foster Care Awareness Month so we are sharing some frequently asked questions we hear from potential new foster care parents. Who […]

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Don’t miss the Spring Maker’s Market this weekend

By Editor

This Saturday, Love Local and Big Plan Holdings will host their first Spring Maker’s Market. The event will feature several stalls with local artisans, designers, food items, and health products. Located in the heart of 12 South, make sure to stop by to support these independent brands with strong ties to Nashville. Natalie Busby is […]

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Big Plan Holdings joins Nashville’s community

By Editor

An exciting new family-owned business has launched in Nashville. Big Plan Holdings is the brainchild of the Joseph family (Josh, Tara, and their two daughters Sydni and Sophie) and manages a range of business, wellness, and community services that will be hugely beneficial to Music City. Originally from Chicago, the team recently located to 12 […]

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Our favorite new wellness spots in Nashville

By Editor

Music City is blessed with many health and wellness practitioners, services, restaurants and salons. In the past few months, several new places have opened up and are ready to serve our community. Check out some of our new favorite places in Nashville: NOW Massage, Franklin The celebrated NOW massage brand opened its first Tennessee location […]

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April is National Volunteer Month

By Brittany Farrar

Every April, nonprofits across the country shine a spotlight on volunteers by celebrating thousands of donated hours of hard work and dedication that supports missions from the arts to zoos and everything in between. This year will be no different! Hands On Nashville (HON) reports that in 2020, even with COVID-19, there were more than […]

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What is relative energy deficiency in sports (RED-S)?

By JillMerkel

Have you heard of RED-S: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport? It is a common syndrome that looks at the signs and consequences of under-fueling. Previously known as the Female Athlete Triad, RED-S is a broader, more comprehensive term for a deficiency in dietary intake via disordered eating behaviors or unintentional under fueling. The change from the Female Athlete Triad to RED-S was made primarily to include a […]

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