In our busy lives it’s all too easy to neglect friendships, family and community. In the real world, not just online. And yet, from personal and professional experience I know all too well just how important social connections are for our mental health. This post is a bit of a love letter for them.
If you are struggling with symptoms of depression and/or anxiety, but you haven’t yet heard about blood sugar balance, then please read this post. Looking at the sugar in your diet and how your body reacts to it so critical for your mood and mental health. The connection is so strong it’s almost hard to believe!
When a new year begins, a lot of us feel the pressure to make this “the best year yet”. But if this pressure of new shiny goals is bringing you down, how can you best approach the new year in a more gentle and sustainable way?
It’s nearly the end of the year and as always I try to set some time aside to reflect back on the year. Here are ten insights, thoughts and discoveries about my mood and mental health this year.
Everyone’s heard about gratitude by now, but this post is for those who haven’t tried it yet or want to get back into it. It’s really not just for those who are already happy! Plus, you can sign up for my free gratitude jar printables!
The songs say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But what if you disagree and actually feel the opposite about it? How can you best navigate your way through the holidays when you’ve been feeling low?
What might be contributing to low mood during the winter months, not in general but specifically for you? Here are some questions for you to find out.
Again and again I’m witnessing just how much of an impact diet can have on your mood. In this post I’m sharing experiences- of my own, of my clients, and of members in my online community.
There is so much you can do to overcome depression, yet the very first thing is this: believing that you deserve to be well and happy.
Most of us feel overwhelmed now and again, but if you’re suffering from depression this feeling can be particularly persistent. What to do when life and all its demands overwhelms you? Read the post for my top 5 tips.
This post is the first of a twelve part series on positive psychology tools to increase happiness. Here’s what the research says about acts of kindness to increase your happiness.
Mood follows food: there are so many ways to use nutrition to feel better mentally. Paying attention to phytonutrients can be one such way. Read on to find out what they are and why they matter.
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