When Head Pressure is More than a Migraine Headache: Part 1- Symptoms

Head pressure headaches masquerading as migraines.

That’s what I repeatedly heard over many years. It’s a tension headache. It’s a migraine. Your migraine has just changed over time. And, it did, eventually, into chronic and intense head pressure with a headache “overlay”, if you will. As I look back, it’s difficult not be infuriated. My headaches started in 2011, after I moved across the country for my husband’s job. I would get sore and tender around the neck and shoulder area, and the pain would move up the back of my head and cause painful headaches. It would last for a few days, then I would […]

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My First Experience with Somatic Water Therapy

Somatic Water Therapy

I have both physical and emotional health issues. Some have been with me for years and others happened after an accident and personal loss in the same week in 2018. A little background Almost two years ago, I slipped and fell in a hotel lobby, on tile floor, and fell to the right, crushing my right elbow, requiring a radial head replacement surgery. I had never had major surgery, and was scared, but even worse, two days before the surgery, I lost my grandmother. It felt like my world was falling apart as I went into surgery, and I was […]

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Mattress Review: Tuft and Needle, Avocado, Saatva, Beautyrest Black, and Brentwood Home

mattress review: natural, organic, and Beautyrest black

There’s nothing worse than shopping for a new mattress. I could have really used a good mattress review, or several, when we went shopping for our last mattress, since there’s not much to rely on except your own research and the seller’s take. Not ideal. *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This blog post contains affiliate links, which means I may earn a small commission to fund my tea-drinking habit if you use these links to make a purchase. You’ll grab a great find, aaand keep me showered in tea bags. 😉 Not only are mattresses expensive, but […]

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Can you hardwire happiness?

Hardwiring happiness.

It’s no surprise that I research obsessively, because I’m an INFJ, and being this personality type also suggests that I’m an avid reader, which I am. It did surprise me, though, when Hardwiring Happiness showed up in my life right when I needed it. It’s not the type of book I usually go for. *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This blog post contains affiliate links, which means I may earn a small commission to fund my tea-drinking habit if you use these links to make a purchase. You’ll grab a great find, aaand keep me showered in […]

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Natural Anxiety Tools and Remedies to Start Today

Unfortunately, I’ve been dealing with anxiety for a long time, mostly surrounding worry and fear of the unknown. This indicates excessiveness and a tendency to live in the future, which is pretty standard for my INFJ personality type. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy, free anxiety tools at my disposal. Anxiety can also come in the form of panic, different phobias, social anxiety, or any other form of anxiety that falls somewhere in between, like separation anxiety. You may or may not know the cause of your anxiety. It could be genetics, trauma- or fear-based, learned behavior, drugs or medications, […]

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