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Category Archives for Mental Health – Brain Health

Food Sensitivity Tests: Facts and Fiction

Food Allergies: What You Need To Know

Food Sensitivity Tests: Facts and Fiction Lately,  Food sensitivity tests have been in the news. They are portrayed as being harmful to clients and their family. Your own doctor may have said the same to you. You wonder. What’s that all about?Here is what’s fact and fiction from my experience and training as a German-trained […]

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Benefits Of A Health Coach

Why You Need A Health CoachHealth coaching is a relatively new occupational field and one that is growing in popularity. As people are starting to become more health conscious and or requiring health interventions, an integrated approach is needed to best achieve overall health in patients and clients. The health coach role has arrived as a […]

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Depression and Anxiety: How Diet and Exercise Helps

How Diet and Exercise Helps Depression and Anxiety

How Diet and Exercise Helps Depression and AnxietyWhen you suffer from depression or anxiety, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. But exercise is actually one of the best things you can do for both your body and mental health. In fact, diet and exercise, combined with other self-care methods, can help reduce […]

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Physical And Emotional Health: What’s The Difference?

Difference Between Physical And Emotional Health

Difference Between Physical And Emotional Health   There’s an intimate link between your emotional health and your physical well-being (and vice versa), so take time to nurture both. To be completely healthy, you should take care not only of your physical health but your emotional and spiritual  health, too. If one is neglected, the other […]

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Emotions Vs. Feelings

Emotions Vs. Feelings

Emotions Vs. Feelings Although the two words are used interchangeably, there are distinct differences between emotions and feelings. So why does it matter? It matters because understanding the difference between the two can help you change unhealthy behaviors and find more happiness and peace in your life. Emotions and feelings are two sides of the […]

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Peer Support to Address Depression at Work

Peer Support to Address Depression at Work

Peer Support to Address Depression at Work Depression is a major issue and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Additionally, many of our workplaces are failing to promote well being and support people living with depression. Depression can be a very serious illness that should be treated with care, especially in the workplace. There […]

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Are You Thinking on Autopilot?

How to Exterminate Your ANT’s (Automatic Negative Thoughts) The brain is a fascinating part of our bodies. So much of who we are is controlled here. Many people get caught in a pattern of thinking that may not serve them well. If you are doing it all on autopilot, then it is time to change […]

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How to Make a Bad Choice – Are You an Emotional Eater?

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Do you still think there can’t be a food addiction? Read this if you are an emotional eater (and who isn’t…):   It sounds easy to make better choices, doesn’t it? So why – although most of us know what would be best for us, do we just seem to unable to do so? Or […]

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Back to School or University? – Here’s 10 Healthy Snacks!

Depression: Superfoods Brain Health Study back to school

Tips For the Top 10 Healthy Snacks for Studying   Eat a Well-Balanced Snack For an energy enhancing snack, eat two slices of lean deli turkey and a dozen grapes. This well-balanced snack is high in protein and antioxidants and should tide you over until your next meal. Eat More Edamame Replace finger foods like […]

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Fatigued: Is it Hypothyroidism?

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Is Your Thyroid to Blame for Your Fatigue? When you go to your doctor because of fatigue, you will often get some blood work, among others the TSH, the thyroid stimulating hormone. What is TSH? The TSH is released by your pituitary gland (on the underside of the brain) and is stimulating the thyroid gland […]

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