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  • Me: What could possibly go wrong?

    Anxiety: I'm glad you asked!

    What a tumultuous beginning to 2020! If your email inbox/es, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media feeds are blowing up with everything and anything Coronavirus – COVID-19 like mine, I’m guessing your anxiety level is rather high. Rather than bore you with another COVID-19 article (I’m not a medical professional and so what good would my words do you (wink)?!); I thought I’d share a bit about how anxiety – especially chronic – which might be closer to how you’re feeling these days – affects our body.

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  • It's not just menopause causing these hot flashes?!

    Really? Who knew?! Me, for one!

    I’ll admit my naïveté when I first started alvöru to make clothes for peri/menopausal women, as that was when I first experienced hot flashes and night sweats. There were plenty of websites to provide statistics, facts, and figures that validated a need for clothing to help menopausal women. But, with research and talking with women customers who weren’t experiencing menopause symptoms, I found 

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  • Laughter IS the best medicine!

    When you and a friend/s have those long bouts of uncontrollable laughter that end in tears and aching stomach muscles you are actually doing something really healthy for yourselves! Research has shown that the health benefits of laughter are far-ranging. Studies so far have shown that laughter can help relieve pain, ... View Post

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