I’ve just come back from a fascinating two day summit on nutritional psychiatry. Researchers and experienced psychiatrists as well as nutritionists were all sharing key insights on how to support brain and mental health nutritionally. Let me share some of those with you in this post!
I’m about to head off to London for a two day event on Nutritional Psychiatry with international speakers talking about the connection between nutrition and mental health. This post, part one, is all about what nutritional psychiatry is and offers basic recommendations to boost your mood with food.
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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I’m Claudia Smith, a qualified nutritional therapist, functional medicine practitioner and coach specialising in depression. This is where I share my thoughts and advice on natural and holistic approaches to overcoming depression.