Stress

Biofriendly Reasons You’ll Want to Unplug and Get Outdoors

Regardless of the time of year, it’s important you and your family figure out time to unplug and get outdoors on a daily basis. This is especially true now the kids are back in school and spending a good five to six hours, or more, in the classroom each weekday. If you work a typical …

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The Science Behind Yoga and Stress

By Dr. M Storoni MD PhD, Uplift There are two functional parts of the brain that play a key role in stress. These serve the functions of emotion and cognitive function. So I am calling them the ’emotional’ brain (amygdala and its connections and medial forebrain structures including the medial prefrontal cortex) and the ‘logical’ …

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Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained

A great night’s rest does wonders for the soul. Every night, thousands of body processes get to work, restoring your body and mind to a more healthful state. But when you can’t sleep? There’s an herb for that! Valerian root has a long history of traditional use for sleep issues — as well as for …

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Digital Games May Beat Mindfulness Apps at Relieving Stress

Digital games, typical of those used on smartphones, may relieve stress after a day’s work more effectively than mindfulness apps, according to a study by UCL in London and the University of Bath Digital games, typical of those used on smartphones, may relieve stress after a day’s work more effectively than mindfulness apps, according to …

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The World Health Organization’s Response to Workplace Burnout

Node Smith, ND During the last week of May, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially acknowledged the pathological state of workplace burnout and issued a detailed info sheet outlining how workplace burnout effects mental health and physical health, as well as economic drain. Below is the full info sheet which can also be found on …

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Millenials Snap Up Houseplants To Relieve Stress

Big businesses are blaming millenials for “killing” lucrative markets: breakfast cereals, chain restaurants, and home ownership are some. But big business needs to recognize that the millenial generation’s preferences have changed to healthier, less consumer-oriented and sustainable ways of living. Rather than blaming young adults entering their prime earning years for destroying markets, it’s far …

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Limitless Joy

What is joy? Is it a simple smile? Is it seeing kindness in others? Is it experiencing something new through a child’s eyes? These things are all pieces of the puzzle, but the real prize—limitless joy—starts with you. It comes from a place deep within your heart. Once you’ve found it, it becomes your choice to hold onto it and …

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TCM Tips for Easier Breastfeeding

Motherhood is one of the most life-changing, joyous, and exciting phases of a woman’s life. However, the first few years of motherhood can bring unexpected worries. One major concern that we often hear from new mothers is difficulty with breastfeeding. Helpful TCM Tips: 1. Give acupuncture a try. For over 5,000 years, acupuncture and herbs …

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can camping help anxiety

Can Camping Help Anxiety? YES!

According to a recent study, 40 million US adults currently suffer from anxiety. That’s almost 15 percent of the adult population. With this many people suffering from anxiety, it’s no surprise that many are turning to the great outdoors as a source of relief. So, can camping help anxiety? Yes, and we’re about to talk …

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