Nutrition & Mood

nervines

5 Nervines To Relieve Stress And Calm You Down

Just as “adaptogen” is a classification of herbs, so is “nervine.” One major difference is that adaptogens are general in their action — meaning broad and non-specific — whereas nervines are specific. They have a more singular mission: to mellow you out.

mindful eating

4 Ways To Start Eating More Mindfully

Mindless eating comes from being on autopilot, bad habits, stress, distraction, and lack of time. Here’s what that often looks like — and how to correct these behaviors to eat more mindfully.

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PMS Relief: 5 Things You Can Start Right Now

What is a woman to do with PMS? Ideally, we need to balance out our hormones. We can go about that in many ways, but a great place to start is with the basics. Are you eating the right foods, sleeping enough, managing your stress, exercising, and eliminating properly?

Brain Foods

Good Mood Foods

Here are some of the key foods that can help lift your mood and add the zest back into your life.

10 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

10 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

There are those who embrace winter and those who have to brace themselves for it. Not only does the profusion of cold and snow tend to drag spirits down, but the lack of daylight really does a number on mood, often sending it to a dark place. Be it a slight case of the blues or full-on SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), the symptoms tend to leave people feeling fairly lousy, with some combination of exhaustion (despite oversleeping), carb cravings, feeling withdrawn, moody or blue.