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Conscious Lifestyle

Depression? Anxiety? Seven Strategies to Naturally Boost Healing Processes in the Brain & Body, 3 of 3

Honestly speaking, why turn to a pill without first giving mindful consideration to a plethora of research in support of powerful options that put you, and the power of your choices, in the driver's seat? You always have a choice to give yourself permission to self-direct your own healing naturally (together with your doctor, as necessary).

After all, who better to understand you and your brain and body's natural healing intelligence, to grow your awareness...
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Emotional Healing – Why ‘How’ You Deal With Stress Matters, 2 of 2

Emotional healing is no easy road. In varying degrees, anxiety and depression are ingrained patterns of behavior, reactive attempts to deal with stress that become increasingly ineffective, and eventually, life-impairing.

These patterned responses are particularly resistant to change as they are associated with emotional-command circuitry in the brain that automatically activates the body's survival system in response to stress or certain triggers.

Human being are fully equipped inside however, with everything needed to unlearn these responses,...
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Emotional Healing – Why Tune Into Your ‘Inner-World’ More (Than Your ‘Outer-World’), 1 of 2

Anxiety and depression are serious conditions, to be sure. Left on their own, they can wreak havoc on personal life, career and key relationships.

More often than not, however, emotional disturbances are not genetic abnormalities in themselves (author’s position), though they may be related to a condition that is medical or drug-induced (keeping in mind that anything ingested, to include food, is potentially mood-altering).

If they were genetic, how do we explain the exponential increases with each...
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How Eating & Drinking Nutritionally Smart Positively Affects Emotional Health (And Relationships)

The bottom line is that foods have an immense impact on your emotions, moods and physical health, all of which directly impact your ability to deal with not only challenges, and day to day stressors, but also issues in your relationships.

Findings show that nutrition deficiencies cause biochemical conditions in the brain and body that raise stress to toxic levels, fostering depression and anxiety and other emotional (and physical) disturbances. More specifically, the culprit is chronic inflammation of...
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