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5 Reasons Why You Have Anxiety & What to Do About It!

As humans, stress is not a rare occurrence. During our daily lives, we have triggers and pitfalls that drag us into stress, the trouble is when stress becomes full blown anxiety. When you feel anxious all the time, can’t think straight, and feel like you can’t handle anything that’s going on around you, life can feel unmanageable. Have you felt more Anxious lately? Here are 5 common reasons why you have anxiety.  #1 YOU’RE DEHYDRATED  Your body is an incredible thing, but even the simplest dysfunction can cause you to go into survival mode - like a lack of the glorious H2O. When your body is dehydrated, the most fundamental functions start slowing down.  A study from Tufts University found...

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The Healing Powers of Nature – 5 ways to use nature for optimal health

Do you feel tired, stressed out, or somehow disconnected?  A walk in the forest might be your prefect solution.  Regarded by many cultures as the ultimate healer, humans have a vast history of turning towards nature for solutions, and for good reason! Nature is a powerful source of healing energies, herbal remedies, filtered air and water- mother earth is really what keeps us alive. In a world of social media, political drama and technology, it’s easy to feel tired, disconnected and stressed out! Even if you eat the cleanest diet and exercise daily, connecting with our mother nature is crucial for our optimal health. Here are some amazing things she provides for us. #1 SUNLIGHT Staying inside, and sitting at...

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Low profile veggies, high profile nutrition

All the attention paid to glamour foods, like the exotic pomegranate or acai, may lead you to believe that” It’s the sizzle not the steak”, but I assure you the most boring sounding vegetables contain some of the highest quality calories on earth.  Not that there’s anything wrong with the glamour foods, just don’t overlook the staples and always supplement with a high quality multi vitamin. If you can discipline yourself whenever possible to maintain healthy eating habits you’ll, by all means, reap many rewards.  Here are some examples of “low profile” veggies that are probably already part of your menu.  You may be surprised by their high quality nutritional value if they’re prepared without a lot of added salt...

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B’s Beat the Blues

Losing your “joie de vivre” and can’t quite put your finger on why?  Could be a lack of B vitamins.  Actually, B12 deficiency has reached epidemic proportions, but often goes undiagnosed.  The USDA reports that at least 40% of the general population is lacking in B 12.  To make matters worse, as you age, your ability to absorb B12 diminishes.  Add in other risk factors, like prescription meds, ie. Blood sugar regulating meds, proton pump inhibitors, or vegan/vegetarian diets and you end up with a recipe for exhaustion.  We’re talking about the chronic tiredness that high quality sleep doesn’t even touch. You’re dragging around day after day with no end in sight.  A double-edged sword, vitamin B complex can provide...

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