Anxiety Makes You Fat, Sick And Depressed…Here Are 10 Herbs That Work Better Than Drugs

This article is written for the American audience, it is however just as pertinent for people all over the world. If you take any form of prescribed antidepressant such as Benzodiazepam you really need to read this; Nearly 70% of Americans are on some kind of prescription drug, half of …

3 Ways Complaining Harms Your Overall Health, According to Science

Everyone has that one friend or family member who is always complaining about something.  If it’s not one thing, it’s another.  To the point that being around them is almost unbearable.  Next time you hang out with this person, cite this article and say that there is solid evidence that …

Self-Hypnosis and Meditation for Stress & Anxiety

For the present purposes, no distinction is made between self-hypnosis and meditation, because in practice they are virtually the same thing. The only real difference is that in self-hypnosis, you take advantage of the deep state of relaxation, to implant verbal or visual ‘suggestions’ into the subconscious mind, whereas in …

EFT Tapping and Acupuncture : Are They Related?

EFT Tapping and  Acupuncture Are Very Similar The Meridian Tapping Technique used in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) has often been compared to acupuncture and for a very good reason. EFT tapping and acupuncture both rely on manipulating the body’s meridians to allow the free flow of energy. Pain, ailments, and emotional …

OCD – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Those plagued with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have fears and thoughts that may be unreasonable (the obsession), that lead to repetitive behaviors (the compulsion). The person may still have OCD if only obsessions or only compulsions are present. They may or may not have any awareness that their obsessions aren’t rational. Trying …

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed — Quartz

When I was about to turn 40, I started working out regularly after years of inactivity. As I sweated my way through cardio, weights, and dance classes, I noticed that exercise wasn’t just changing my body. It was also profoundly transforming my brain—for the better. The immediate effects of exercise …

3 Essential Ways to Protect Your Personal Boundaries

How often have you set a boundary, only to have friends or family refuse to respect it? It’s frustrating when others don’t respect your boundaries, but don’t give up. Here’s the secret: Don’t expect others to hold your boundaries for you. It’s no one’s job but yours. The U.S. doesn’t …

5 Important Properties of Juniper Berry Essential Oil

Juniper Berry Essential Oil Has Some Powerful And Important Properties Alleviating symptoms of stress and enhancing feelings of peace, Juniper Berry’s calming scent was used for both spiritual and medicinal purposes in the past. Therapeutically, the oil supports detoxification and cleansing, particularly with skin problems, while boosting circulation and providing …

5 Ways to Use Fennel Essential Oil

The Egyptians and the Romans set the standard for the use of this therapeutic herb. These ancient empires used fennel in medicine and for spiritual purposes, deeming it worthy of promoting endurance in battle and strengthening circulatory, digestive, and respiratory function. The anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties of Fennel essential oil …