Nutrition is essential for optimal physical health in addition to mental health. Mayo Clinic speaks to the connection of nutrition and anxiety, including key considerations of eating healthy and balanced, in addition to changes in diet improving mood and sense of wellbeing and considering these in conjunction with treatment for anxiety. A holistic approach can go a long way in recovery. Please find below 4 considerations in supporting your nutrition and reducing anxiety symptoms:
With the first day of spring earlier this week, I love to give space to the insights and lessons from the seasons and nature. I feel there is so much we can gleam from tuning into and paying attention to the patterns, transformation, and reciprocity that exists in our natural surroundings. I invite you to reflect upon some of the considerations below to explore your connection with spring and to take a moment of pause:
Healing frequencies are different levels and tones of sound also known as solfeggio frequencies. Better Sleep explains how these tones of sound date back to ancient history, and Dr. Puleo rediscovered them in the 1970s bringing them back into public awareness and categorizing six key tones. Researcher Sonya Joseph found sound to be effective in healing physical, generational and emotional trauma in our DNA. This research supported the growth of music therapy involving the use of music creation and listening for therapeutic benefits. Find below some interesting connections between healing frequencies and wellbeing:
With spring around the corner, a liver cleanse can be a nice boost to both our physical and mental wellbeing. With that said there is a lot of controversy on the research and evidence of the benefits of a liver cleanse. The reason for this may be the misinformation about what protocols for liver cleanse circulate, the best route is to be supported by a healthcare professional as they can assess the risks and benefits based on your current health and any health conditions. The Naturopathic Medical Research Clinic has a detailed explanation of why someone may consider a liver detox including the numerous toxins that exist in our everyday life including: from processed foods and food additives, industrial pollution, a tainted water supply, pesticides (vegetables), household cleaners, paints, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, alcohol, and heavy metals. MBG Health states while a healthy liver naturally cleanses itself, dietary stressors and environmental toxins can get in the way of optimal liver function; and making strategic diet and lifestyle shifts can help counter their effects, support the liver's detoxification, and lighten our overall toxic load. Find below 4 mental health benefits to a liver cleanse:
I am a Registered Psychotherapist and Art Therapist. And I have been writing this blog since May 2021 about various topics including parenting, supporting adult and child mental health, and holistic approaches. The intention of this blog is to provide resources and information to others, however it is not intended to take the place of therapy. If you have any questions about anything written please reach out to me.