Magnesium is one of the top essential minerals our body needs to function at optimal levels. This critical mineral is usually stored in the bones yet unfortunately not naturally produced in the body. The good news is that you can get your daily dose in supplement form along with eating magnesium rich foods! It is always recommended to...
Four Ways to Beat Seasonal Depression
Earlier this week we transitioned through the winter solstice. Smack in the middle of the holiday season, the solstice is the shortest day of the year, with night gradually falling earlier and earlier in the preceding weeks. This means sunset at around 4 pm at our latitude in New York City - for a whopping 15 hours of darkness compared to...
Tired But Wired – Your Adrenal Health
Are you exhausted at the same time that your nervous system is revved up? Do you: Rely on caffeine as a pick-me-up in the morning, and/or sleep aids at night? - Struggle to get out of bed in the morning, but are wired in the evening when you should be winding down? Regularly have bouts of insomnia around 3-4am? Often...
The Emotional Elimination Diet
I didn’t realize how emotionally wired I was until someone asked me, “What do you do to relax?” and I didn’t have an answer. It’s funny how I was raised with all these different skills – piano, ballet, figure skating, which garnered a lot of different hobbies – and yet I’ve become so busy that I don’t even know what...
Foods that Boost Your Serotonin Levels
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that is responsible for many actions and feelings we experience on a daily basis. Whether it’s lack of sleep, feeling down, or a specific food craving, your level of Serotonin is causing this. As we desire better sleep and a happier mood, it’s essential we stabilize and increase our serotonin levels....
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