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REMEDY BLOG | ARCHIVE

If A Tree Falls In The Forest And No One Is Around To Hear It, Does It Make A Sound?

November 17, 2017 | Brandon Mills

The famous question asked in the 1700s by George Berkley (famous philosopher for thinking about thinking) takes on a whole new meaning in this fascinating article below about the communication amongst trees. 

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One Is The Loneliest Number That You'll Ever Do

November 17, 2017 | Brandon Mills

As we are quickly approaching the holiday season, your team at Remedy Hike wanted to take a moment to thank you, our emerging community, for all the support you have given us to make this first year amazing! We have taken huge steps (over 2 MILLION to be more exact) ...

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Food Therapy Sounds Delicious

November 10, 2017 | Brandon Mills

We wanted to show our appreciation for Professional Integrative Chef Ruth Fehr. She not only had the courage change her profession but she is really impacting the world in a meaningful way by changing people's lives. She's doing all this good effortlessly, by simply following her heart, she feels truly connected, while doing what she feels is right.

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$200 Billion Of The Same Ol' Same Ol'? Good Thing We Hike For Change

November 3, 2017 | Brandon Mills

You know we're primed for a massive overhaul of the health care sector and some serious innovation when the issue hits the desks of the Harvard Business Review. When did we stop managing our own health? Just a few days ago the Harvard Business Review (HBR) released one of the most important opinions I've had the pleasure of reading in a while.

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When Companies Give Back... Everyone Wins The Social Enter(prize)

October 27, 2017 | Brandon Mills

This week we want to highlight the members of our community that are truly using their platforms to make a difference. So, why not start with the man that started it all, our neighbor Blake Mycoskie.

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Being Stuck In "The Blue Zone" Might Make You Happier Than You Think

October 20, 2017 | Brandon Mills

We have to thank National Geographic, not only for appreciating our recent tweet, but for publishing a valuable and eye opening article on the "Happiest Cities in the US." Hopefully you have the opportunity to find out where your city stands and reflect on some of the criteria that make up the happiest citizens in each place.

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Should Physicians Be Paying GOOGLE A Referral Fee???

October 13, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Its kinda scary to think, that the average doctor is finding out about the side effects of polypharmacy, (combined medications) through our search engine queries!?

Wait... what!?

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Improved Mental Health = Less Bad Decisions (Because Science)

October 6, 2017 | Brandon Mills

According to Neuroscientist Moran Cerf, humans are pretty lousy decision makers! As a result of misguided choices based on bias and emotion, we can tire of the whole process quite quickly. However there's hope!  If we can learn to make a handful of really smart choices, our mental health will be drastically impacted in a positive way! 

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Bygones Are Bygone With Ions And So On...

September 22, 2017 | Brandon Mills

When is a positive a negative and a negative a positive? Well, when it comes to ions! As most of us become evermore reliant on our electrical devices, research has show that the positive ions released by these devices interact with us physically...

 

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Kids Are Learning To Namaste Out Of The Principles Office Thanks To Yoga

September 29, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Amazing leaders like Annelise Lonidier, owner of Sacred Thread Yoga in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward, are coming up with brilliant ways to impact their communities. Using weekly yoga classes, future generations under her tillage are learning how to stay calm, deal with stress and cultivate mindfulness. 

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Shock Therapy Just Got A Lot More Interesting And A Lot Less Scary

September 29, 2017 | Brandon Mills

"Brain Zapping" may become one of the best ways to treat hypertension, learning disabilities, addiction, obesity, stroke-related speech impairments, age-related cognitive decline, mood disorders [like depression] and manage stress... oh, and it will spark your creativity! Pun intended, you're welcome :)

 

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Excuse Me But Do You Yoga-Mind... I'm Trying to Relax?!

September 29, 2017 | Brandon Mills

We have to give a shout out to postdoctoral researchers in neuroscience, like Alex Korb, Ph.D. from UCLA. He not only studies how yoga impacts our brains, but provides us with some really great data (the science) on how it lowers our stress levels.

 

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Just Give Yourself A Second To, gPause

September 22, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Companies like Google are spending millions of dollars on techniques to get there employees to slow down; finding that by incorporating stress reduction techniques, such as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), allow their staff to drastically increase productivity while creating a happier work environment.

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Just A Walk In The Park, But Wait... It's More

September 22, 2017 | Brandon Mills

You would think one foot in front of the other would be the same in the concrete jungle as it is out in a national park. For your feet... maybe. However, studies have shown that our brains respond totally differently to walks in nature versus those city strolls. 

 

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3 Out Of Every 4 Suicides Is A Man... 

October 6, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Look, the statistics are staggering! There are approximately 121 suicides in the US per day, and this is just one aspect of the mental health spectrum. The precursor to suicide is often depression and according to the World Health Organization, over 350 million people worldwide currently suffer from it. 

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Mindful Mental Health Through Meditation... Is A mmMouthful

October 6, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Meditation has gone viral thanks to specialists like Annelies Richmond, an international teacher of personal development, meditation, wellness, and leadership programs for the Art of Living Foundation and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV). 

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This Doctor Graduated From NYU, Cornell And M.I.T! So Why Does She Have No Mentors? Ahh What's Up, Doc???

October 13, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Allow us to quote Kelly Brogan, MD (women's Psychiatrist and New York Times best selling author): "I have no mentors. I have few like-minded colleagues. Most of what I have learned about psychiatric drug withdrawal, I have learned from patients and from clinical experience.

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As "Brain Games" Fizzle Out, Meditation Takes The Plank Position 

October 13, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Thanks to a study released last week by Science Advances (promoted by Forbes Magazine) the power of meditation just got even more profound! Those bright cats (not the fluffy cute kind) over at the Max Plank Institute in Germany, tested 3 types of meditation techniques...

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Find Purpose Now >>> Live Longer Later

October 20, 2017 | Brandon Mills

In a truly fascinating study in "Psychology Today" researchers at Flinders University in Australia revealed how finding meaning, and learning to set your aims and objectives towards a true sense of purpose, will all converge into living a longer and more productive life! 

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Conscious Tourism Has A New Name: Voluntourism 

October 20, 2017 | Brandon Mills

I loved this story on Volunteermatch.com (yes, that is a real thing) as they highlighted marketing professional and former assistant yoga teacher, Kajal Patil. This young lady made the bold move from India to the United States and did it with the presence of mind to help others along the way!

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Where We're At With Giving Back

October 27, 2017 | Brandon Mills

California truly does have innovation at its core (from billion dollar companies like Google and Apple, to the big innovators like Tesla and Samsung). At Remedy Hike we love that California is also becoming one of the foremost leaders in social enterprise. 

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Age Ain't Nothing But A Number 

October 27, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Especially when it comes to social enterprising entrepreneurs! A great big shout out to Conscious Company Media for compiling this awesome list of up and comers. This list of inspiring people, of all ages, is exactly who we should watch out for and support in 2018.

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Unwrapping The Gift Of Integrative Health

November 3, 2017 | Brandon Mills

What a gift for the upcoming holidays and a major win for integrative medicine in Southern California! Recently, Susan and Henry Samueli gave UC Irvine the seventh-largest donation to a single public university. 

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Preschoolers Learn The Nature Of Mindfulness 

November 3, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Who wouldn't love an article on the application and benefits of mindfulness in the hands of preschoolers? In the article Scott Rogers, Director of the University of Miami School of Law’s Mindfulness in Law Program, highlights what can happen when we put big notions in tiny hands.

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The ABCs Of Future Sustainability... Easy As 1-2-Tree

November 10, 2017 | Brandon Mills

If you have been following along with the Remedy Blog over the past few weeks, you know that "Blue Zones" are areas that provide their residents with the most happiness. If you look closely, you can see that they all share a lot of the same traits. 

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Oh Snap! Its About Time We Reward Healthy Choices 

November 10, 2017 | Brandon Mills

After the devastation caused by hurricane Irma, The Florida Organic Growers have found a simple but innovative approach to support lower income residents with healthy food incentives, while at the same time promoting the farmers that work so hard to bring those options into a consistent reality.

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A Study Older Than Grandpa Shows We Need Each Other 

November 17, 2017 | Brandon Mills

In a first-of-its-kind study Harvard University compiled 75 years worth of adult development as they took on the age-old question of what truly makes us happy. This study provided unprecedented access to data on true satisfaction and shed some serious spotlight on the concept of the meaning of life.

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A Healthy Harvard Is Full Of Gratitude

November 24, 2017 | Brandon Mills

Some of the most beautiful words in the English language, like grace and gratefulness, share a core commonality with the word gratitude. Gratitude, in its essence, helps people feel more positive emotions, allowing them to relish experiences... while at the same time improving their health ...

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Park The Pills, Go To The Park

December 4, 2017 | Chad Hildebrand

When a 31-year old mother of two feels overwhelmed, stressed, depressed and riddled with anxiety, we may not think its such a big deal. Don't we all find ourselves in these varying mental states from day to day? But what if her 9-year old son was feeling the same?

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