Foods For An Anti-Stress Life

Foods For An Anti-Stress Life

When the body is under stress for long periods of time (chronic stress), certain nutrients are depleted. This happens because the use of these nutrients are increased to aid the body in response to the prolonged stress response. The body is reacting to the idea that...
Stress-Free Living in 5 Steps

Stress-Free Living in 5 Steps

Stress is all around us and has a negative impact on our body, mind, and spirit. You may find that your periods and moods become erratic, you may get times of diarrhea or constipation, you are extra tired throughout the day, and/or you get sick often if you live under...
Categories of Stress

Categories of Stress

Stress is everywhere and because it is our reactions to events, it can be different for everyone. Luckily there are some common triggers of which to be aware. Check out this link to see last week’s post and learn how the body reacts to stress and why chronic stress is...
Stress And The Body

Stress And The Body

When I was younger, one of the most annoying things someone could say to me was, “Oh I’m feeling so stressed out. I don’t think I can make it to (insert some get together we were planning.)” I felt like it was such a cop out, and I never really understood it. I...
Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing)

Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing)

Have you ever heard of shinrin-yoku? Shinrin-yoku is a Japanese term meaning forest bathing. What images come up for you when you hear these words? For me I imagine giant trees all around and above me, thick green bushes, vines, ferns, a wonderful breeze, light...
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

My favourite holiday is coming up. This is a day that has no religious affiliations, nothing to do with gift giving or mad rushes to the mall to get the perfect present. It doesn’t have anything to do with money at all. In fact, this holiday stands for the exact...