One of our bodies reactions to fear and anxiety is muscle tension. This can result in feeling "tense" or can lead to muscle aches and pains, as well as leaving some people feeling exhausted. Think about how you respond to anxiety. Do you "tense up"when you feel anxious? Muscle relaxation can be particularly helpful in cases where anxiety is especially associated to muscle tension.
There are many studies that have proven relaxation is good for us, as relaxation releases anxiety, helps us deal with stress and assists our bodies to deal with a whole host of health ailments. Because after all resting our mind and body helps us to feel better.
The one BIGGEST issue I can see with making New Years resolutions, is "resolutions" implies we need to find an issue with ourselves or our lives that needs to be solved. There for we are starting off from a negative foot, instead of starting of on a positive foot.
We have all heard of the famous expression “you are what you eat”, but can mindful eating really alter the way you think, behave and feel? As winter approaches, it is no secret that we are more likely to binge on our favourite comfort foods and probably less likely to burn it off, but these winter treats could be giving us more than we hoped for, causing us to feel tired, sluggish and generally low.
When you are start your day tired, you know you have a lot to do that day and you wonder how you are going to get it all done, let alone concentrate fully on every task at hand, essential oils are not always the first thing that comes to mind. This is because their brain stimulant properties are often not thought about and are sometimes less recognized.
Getting a good night sleep helps heal and regenerate our physical and psychological well-being, and by expressing gratitude before we go to bed helps to promote a good night sleep.
So how can our diet help reduce the physical pain we are experiencing? In a nut shell whole foods and a plant based diet is the key to optimal health and well-being as it allows us to consume a large quality of nutrient rich foods that that repair, support our bodies cell structure, which results in healthier joints and muscles, reduces inflammation and boosts our immunity.
Hot chocolate recipe packed full of B Vitamins niacin and biotin to support the normal function of the nervous system, Pantothenic acid contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and Adaptogenic herbs help mind and body adapt to everyday stress.
We are busier than ever these days, and that means we’re eating out more, consuming more processed foods, and preparing fewer healthy meals at home. These quick and easy recipes give you 7 delicious options for dinner this week. Like I teach my clients, with a little planning, you can still eat healthy and save money without taking hours to prepare a meal. In fact, if you double each recipe, you’ll have leftovers for lunch or another dinner.
Many people I see at here at Wabi-Sabi Holistic Therapy suffer from aches and pains stemming from common everyday activities such as housework, sitting for too long, driving in the wrong position, lifting heavy items without bending their knees or simply not having the correct pillows at night. Theses minor aches and pains affect our quality of life by not only making it more difficult to accomplish everyday tasks and causing us to become more sluggish and tired. They also affect us emotionally as they can cause stress, frustration, depression and the overall feeling of being overwhelmed.