Need a Mood Boost? Eat This.

Need a Mood Boost? Eat This.

While we know bad moods can lead to bad eating habits; it’s also true that bad eating habits can lead to bad moods.

Food can impact our moods because of two factors. First, the nutrients are the building blocks for everything in our body, including mood-regulating “neurotransmitters.” Second, what we eat affects our blood sugar levels, which also impact our moods.

There is a list of common healthy foods that have positive impacts on our mood. But some junky ones make us feel better sometimes too. Once we see this is as temporary (industry engineers processed food is designed to hit those “pleasure centers”), we can ditch those.

Plus, I have a super-easy dessert or snack recipe for you too. Especially if you crave the mood boost from sweets.

Mindfulness and Meditation…Do They Really Work?

Mindfulness and meditation are health buzzwords nowadays. Everyone, even those who aren’t health practitioners, tout the amazing effects of being mindful and practicing meditation.

But, just because it’s popular doesn’t mean you should do it…or does it?

As a practitioner, I recommend it. This post gives you the lowdown on why it may be something you should start (or do more of).

And I bet you can’t wait to see what kind of “recipe” I have for you on mindfulness and meditation, can you?

9 stress-busting foods for teens

9 stress-busting foods for teens

It’s not just adults that have to deal with stress. The teenage years are among some of the hardest. There are various hormonal changes that we don’t understand and life around other teenagers is hard. Kids are mean!

Exam Anxiety Tips For Students

With the school year drawing to a close, it can only mean one thing – the exam season is just around the corner! And with the dreaded assessments looming, many students will be pre-occupied over the coming weeks with revision and practicing old past papers. As a result, stress and ..Continue Reading