Does your mind travel to that tub of ice cream in the freezer after a stressful day at work or do you binge on buffet treats when you are at a party where you don’t know anyone? Or maybe you’ve had a tough day with the kids and you grab the chips and dip as soon as they are in bed?
Studies show that regular breathing exercises can reduce stress and its effects
We all come into the world with the ability to take full, deep breaths. “As we get older we forget how to breathe properly,” says Don Campbell. This journalist turned wellness expert has started a new movement among doctors and athletes known as “conscious breathing.” Continue reading
Ever had one of those days where you feel like you just need a hug? Our subconscious minds have known of the benefits of physical touch long before its usefulness will be completely clear for us to understand. Your body knows what it needs, before you do, and we usually respond in a sad, unsatisfied way, until that life-saving power of touch uplifts our hearts and minds to again be able to face the world head on.
Anxiety is an unpleasant and out-of-control type sensation that creeps up on anyone at some point of life, and for some it’s a daily ordeal. Work pressures, family responsibilities and financial failures are just a few examples of anxiety and stress-inducing factors. For some it may be a ongoing situation of being bullied and having to face the agitator every day. Continue reading
Ask anyone if they know what St John’s Wort is for, and most people will know it is linked to relieving depression. There are far more benefits of St John’s Wort that needs to be mentioned, and it’s also now being studied further for is capability in fighting off cancer. Continue reading
Have you been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or suspect you may be at risk?
When standard medical treatments for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome doesn’t bring the much needed relief, your doctor may point you towards Alternative Medicine. As we discussed on the previous article, there is no specific medical diagnostic tool or cure for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Your doctor may way want to do some tests to rule out an underlying medical condition. He may also refer you to a psychologist to rule out any mental health issues. Continue reading
Are you feeling tired all the time, for no specific reason? No matter how much you sleep, you just never feel refreshed?
You may be experiencing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).
What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
This is a complicated syndrome with a dominant symptom of extreme fatigue with no underlying medical condition. The fatigue doesn’t improve with rest, but may worsen with physical or mental activity. Continue reading