A Key to the Door of Good Health: Regular Exercise

A Key to the Door of Good Health: Regular Exercise

No matter what our age, our body benefits from regular exercise. It is one of the Keys to unlock the doors to good health. Experts say that a regular exercise program helps us looking and feeling younger and stay independent longer. It also lowers the risk of various health issues from cardiovascular disease and diabetes […]

Nurture Your Brain with Real Food

Nurture Your Brain with Real Food

A healthy diet can help promote positive thinking, there is Power in Positive Thinking Having a healthy diet can lead you to have a more positive outlook and not just about being healthy. If you eat the correct foods, you can raise the levels of serotonin, and this acts as a mood stabilizer. Not only […]

Stress Taming Foods

Stress Taming Foods

FLASH: Feeling stressed? Well, the solution may be as simple as eating the right food. “Food sends chemical messages to the brain that either trigger or tame our stress reactions,” Dr. Heidi Hanna, chief energy officer of synergy brain fitness and a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress says. “Helpful stress-taming foods include a […]

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

In today’s world is hard to escape stress of modern living. Beyond affecting mood, it can damage one’s health, from lost sleep and stress-eating to weight gain and heart disease. Fortunately, there are easy steps to take to counter all of the negatives. A simple solution is a 20-min daily break to practice relaxation in […]

Smiling Really Does Boost Your Mood

Smiling Really Does Boost Your Mood

Turn that frown upside down and make people around you feel a bit happier. “Conventional wisdom tells us that we can feel a little happier if we simply smile. Or that we can get ourselves in a more serious mood if we scowl,” said lead researcher Nicholas Coles, a graduate student in social psychology at […]

Out in the Extreme Cold? You Need these Nutrients

Out in the Extreme Cold? You Need these Nutrients

Extremely cold temperatures are deadly in many areas of the Northeast and Midwest areas of the US, as it is experiencing the worst deep freeze in decades. In this conditions our bodies works overtime, and Winter can wreak havoc with the immune system as people struggle with extreme weather, lack of Sunshine and more cases […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food Anew study reveals that the types of foods we should eat to improve our mental health change as we age. Researchers at New York’s Binghamton University conducted an anonymous internet survey which included people from around the world. They completed the Food-Mood Questionnaire (FMQ), which includes questions on […]

Lemongrass Oil for Mood & More

Lemongrass Oil for Mood & More

Lemongrass Oil for Mood & More Lemongrass (Cymbopogon) is a tall perennial plant from the Poaceae grass family, which thrives in tropical and sub-tropical climes, such as in India, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China and Guatemala. The plant grows in clumps and has bright green, sharp-edged leaves, similar to grass. Lemongrass is a […]

B Vitamins Are Important for Mental Health & Wellbeing

B Vitamins Are Important for Mental Health & Wellbeing

B Vitamins Are Important for Mental Health & Wellbeing A Key reason for B vitamins’ effect on a wide range of mood disorders and neurological and psychiatric conditions relates to the fact that these vitamins have a direct impact on the methylation cycle, and are required for the production and function of neurotransmitters and the […]

Yoga Has a History of Improving Mental & Physical Health

Yoga Has a History of Improving Mental & Physical Health

Yoga Has a History of Improving Mental & Physical Health Practicing yoga improves both your physical and mental health. Studies, past and present have demonstrated yoga improves back pain, flexibility and core strength, without side effects or drug interactions. Yoga has also had some limited success in management of cancer related symptoms. Aside from core […]

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition

Gardening Can Improve Your Health, Fitness, Mood and Nutrition Of course, fresh air never hurt anyone, and research confirms that spending time in nature can have significant mental and emotional health benefits. Depression is sometimes rooted in a feeling of being disconnected, and reconnecting to nature can help you reconnect to your own self and […]

Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly

Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly

Ways To Boost Your Mood Quickly When you are in the midst of your daily routine; to-do lists, work deadlines, cooking, cleaning, children’s activities and the like you are probably not thinking about what you could do to feel happier. There seems to be no time for that, and your mind is probably occupied with […]