Marijuana Addiction

Since there is no “detox” or physically stressful period of time to get ‘clean’ from a consistent use of marijuana, many people do not consider it to be an addictive substance. There is no physical withdrawal. There is no chance of the body going into shock, or having a seizure due to lack of access […]

Atheletes and Marijuana

There is a collectively held idea that using marijuana makes a person lazy, sluggish, unmotivated and slow. A typical ‘stoner’ is an overweight teenage boy who sits on the couch all day to eat chips and watch cartoons. When people think of a ‘marijuana smoker,’ an athlete usually does not come to mind. Why is […]

Activities in Mesa, Arizona

Arizona is a HUGE state. It is 113,998 square miles of desert, full of beautiful landscape, unique creatures, dazzling sights, and interesting people. It is home to the world famous Grand Canyon, The Hoover Dam, and several national parks. The capital of the state is Phoenix, and about 20 miles east of that is a […]

Symptoms of Menopause

Women’s health When I first took a women’s studies class I was caught off guard. I was raised in the suburbs by a middle class nuclear family that had access to healthcare, birth control, and top of the line medical care. When I went a way to college and was given a more diverse look […]

Property Development

The thought of starting fresh appeals to many people. A new home, a new neighborhood, and a new beginning. Sometimes starting fresh could even mean buying a vacant lot and deciding to build and design your home from scratch. This can be risky, but it is one way to make sure that you get placed […]

Healthy Microbiome

Do you ever get a gut feeling about something? Do you ever feel as though your gut is trying to tell you something? While our stomachs cannot actually speak to us, it can actually communicate with us in its own little way. The way that we live our lives greatly impacts the microbiomes inside our […]

Arizona Car Scene

When I was young, my family went on a trip to Las Vegas, and one day we decided to take a trip to see The Grand Canyon. It was a long drive, so we left the hotel super early, rented a really nice car, and set out on the journey. My brother and I fell […]

Eating Disorder Treatment

This morning while I saw an advertisement for something called, “Manly,” a photo editing app for men. This app claims to help users easily Photoshop their bodies to appear more, “manly.” According to the app, this means adding shredded six pack abs, enormous pectoral muscles, and huge biceps. There is also options to add tattoos […]

Recovery Companion

When it comes to addiction, there are many factors that come into play in terms of recovery. It takes physical and mental strength, time, support, and so much more. Support is the one factor that many patients forget about. Support can be the difference between recovery and a relapse.               Having someone to support you […]