Often when people are feeling down they reach for the comfort foods like chocolate, cakes and other sweet indulgences, as these simple carbohydrates help boost mood.
In the days of Christopher Columbus, men were pretty much obsessed with spice. They yearned for it and basically traveled all around the world in a futile effort to find new spices. But, of all the men obsessed by sensuous spice, none was as seduced as Christopher Columbus, who went across the ocean searching for spices like cinnamon, turmeric, and ginger. However, one spice he looked for in particular was the black pepper!
Caring for the bowel is key to maintaining good emotional health.
Anxiety can be a real doozy; it's impossibly complicated, deeply personal, and really, really hard to predict. There are times when we think our anxiety is behind us—that we are finally one step ahead—but then something shifts and we are on our heels again, fighting to get back to a place of peace and calm.
We are all students of our anxiety and that's why understanding exactly how our nervous system works—and what we can do to calm it—can be incredibly empowering.
Lynn Yoffee, June 2016
Introducing your baby to other people is just one of the many ways you can ease the pain and stress of separation anxiety for both baby and you.
If only you could stop the overeating, you could not only stop gaining weight, but maybe you'd actually lose weight. Better still, you could regain control over your eating and your life! As it turns out, this may be more possible than you may think.
Numerous double-blind studies,1, 2 have shown that the amino acid 5-hydroxytryptophan (“5-HTP”) is highly effective in easing anxiety and depression. However, over the past decade or so, more and more studies are coming out that show 5-HTP may be a valuable weight loss tool as well.
Lizette Borreli, May 4, 2016
Tests, deadlines, and public speaking are among the things people dread the most. Shortness of breath, sweaty palms, and shaky limbs can overcome our body, leading us to an anxiety attack.
Brandon Turbeville, 12 March 2016
Recently, a presentation stemming from the Centers for Disease Control regarding a flu vaccine awareness and uptake program has been making the rounds on a number of natural health and alternative media websites
Brandon Turbeville, 4 March 2016
Recently, a presentation stemming from the Centers for Disease Control regarding a flu vaccine awareness and uptake program has been making the rounds on a number of natural health and alternative media websites.
Julia Belluz, March 2, 2016
When Susan Thornton was 30, she noticed a flat red rash in a small band around her waist. It was itchy and terribly persistent. No cream or lotion made it go away.