Beating the Blahs – Tips on Improving Your Mood

Start With Loving Yourself

bigstock-depression-703551There isn’t an adult I know who doesn’t experience the blahs every once in a while, if not, on a regular basis.  As I have been helping others get through those rough periods, I have been making notes on the most effective methods for improving the mood and it gives me great pleasure to now share those methods with you!

First of all, moods start with your emotions. If you are sad, angry or frustrated with something or someone in your life, it is likely that your mood is dampened, if not ruined.  If this happens occasionally, that is completely understandable.  If this happens regularly in your life, you need to learn to work on yourself so that you no longer attract the negative.  The key to inner happiness is loving yourself.  If you love yourself, your whole world will brighten and everything will go more smoothly for you each and every day because your love of yourself will be mirrored by all those around you!  And the more love you show yourself, the more love you will want to share with those around you.

Just a few ideas for learning to love yourself:

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What is Candida and What Can You Do About it?

How to Recognize Candida

20271236_sThe majority of today’s adults, as well as children, have candida.  Many clients ask me to explain what this is and what to do it about it.  All members of my family have experienced various degrees of candida and so I have had a lot of personal experience with bringing candida under control.

Candida occurs when one has insufficient good bacteria and yeast has overgrown.  Candida Albicans is a yeast that normally lives in our intestinal and vaginal tracts, along with friendly or good bacteria.  Yeast helps good bacteria grow, as long as the good bacteria is there in sufficient numbers and has the advantage in numbers.  It’s excessive growth (to at least 60 yeast and fungus type organisms) that creates an imbalance in multiple systems in the body that is called candida.

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7 Ways to Prevent the Flu in Your Household

Don’t let the flu paralyze your household

6117094_s The flu, originally called Influenza, has been attacking households for weeks now.  Having successfully prevented and treated the flu within our family and with my clients, I felt it was time to spread the information to help others do the same! Below you will find 7 tips to avoiding the flu in your household this season.

How do you prevent the flu? The flu is a virus that enters the body through the mucus membranes in the nose, eyes or mouth.  More than 200 different strains of viruses can cause colds or flu and strains of these viruses are constantly changing, so flu vaccines are not the most effective method for prevention.  Not to mention the fact, that the flu vaccine contains  thimerisol i.e., mercury as a preservative, which has numerous health implications. Better methods for prevention include: –

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The Gift of Health

9 Options to Achieving Healthier Families

As you review the past couple of months of your life, how much time have you spent trying to help your child focus on getting their homework done or getting an earful from their teacher at parent-teacher interviews or caring for your sick child?  There are too many families suffering these days. Children who are unable to focus, misbehaving, getting sick frequently or not sleeping properly is rampant. How can any of us fulfill our purpose in life when this is what is going on in our homes? As a Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner (R.N.C.P.), I work with families to implement new strategies into their lives to cope with these challenges.  With a new year upon us, consider giving the gift of health!

Cars need gas, generally, to run. If we were to fill the tank with donuts and chips, the car would not move. The human body is far more sophisticated and incredible than a vehicle. If we feed our bodies donuts and chips, it will run!…for a while…and then eventually, the chemicals, sugar, and bad fats will make us sick. If our bodies were not so adaptable, we would not be able to eat donuts and chips; we would know immediately that these foods do not nourish the human body or help it perform.  Just changing your child’s diet will impact your son’s or daughter’s life in unimaginable ways!

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