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Talking Sex & Health with Dr. Noelle Pomeroy

September 25th, 2017

“Sex is a big question mark. It is something people will talk about forever.” (via Source) It’s World Sexual Health Awareness Month, sponsored by the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA). When thinking sexual health, most of us think sexually transmitted diseases. But there’s so much more to it! WHO defines sexual health as: “…a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and... Read More

Science Says Report to Your Nearest Yoga Mat

September 18th, 2017

“It’s not about being good at something. It’s about being good to yourself.” (via Happier.com) Namaste, Jacksonville! September is National Yoga Awareness Month, a perfect time to finally put your stretchy pants and crop tops to proper use. If they have been repurposed into supermarket sweats, two things: 1) good for you, and 2) please re-repurpose them and report to your nearest yoga mat! Here’s why. HEALTH BENEFITS GALORE In 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services designated the month of September to promote the well-studied health benefits of yoga,... Read More