Archives for November, 2012

Anxiety

Can Clean Eating Help Restore Hormonal Balance?


So, during a regular appointment earlier this week, my doctor confirmed what I've suspected for the past couple of months: My hormones are completely out of whack.

Ever dealt with a hormonal imbalance? It's pretty stressful. Not only can it cause weight problems and wreak havoc on your skin , but a hormonal imbalance sometimes brings mental health symptoms like depression, anxiety, and disorientation....
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Diet

Gobble, Gobble! Your Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Guide


Between my gluten-free food reviews and all the gluten-free activity going on over at Therapy Soup (check out The Gluten-Mood Connection to get started and then check out some gluten-free menus and download your copy of a gluten-free food and mood log), you probably already have a solid working knowledge of some common gluten-free foods.

Still, unless you've been...
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General

NIH NCCAM Hosts Twitter Chat On Complementary Health Approaches for Depression


Oh! I have exciting news for you, readers!

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 1 EST (that's tomorrow!), the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) will host a Twitter chat the safety and efficacy of complementary health approaches for depression.

Two experts will help facilitate the chat, both of whom I...
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Jogging

How NOT to Die of Boredom On the Treadmill: 8 Lifesaving Strategies


Yeah, yeah, so I wrote about all the reasons treadmills suck. I remember. It was back when all that 90+ degree summer heat was breaking, the deliciously pleasant autumn air was teasing my skin, and hitting the track didn't mean melting (or freezing) my face off.

Now, however, it's cold. It's like, Frankenstorm cold, okay? So, no one's passing judgment if you decide to forgo a jog through the park...
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