Anxiety is a disorder that affects more than 20 million Americans. It can present as feelings of irrational fear, worry, and dread - or manifest physically with a racing heart, frantic thoughts and shortness of breath. Even without an anxiety disorder, many people struggle to manage stress in their personal and professional lives.
In recent history, we’ve been made to fear the sun. Popular outlets push to sell us sunscreens with claims that we need a barrier between our skin and UV rays - and that the sun will always cause skin cancers and should be avoided as much as possible. But to the contrary, we need sunshine. Direct, uninhibited sunshine. That’s where healing and true reparations happen! It is my hope to shine some positive light (pun intended) on why we need the sun, how to get it safely, and the scientifically backed benefits of therapeutic sunshine.
If you're like most, your stress levels went through the roof this last year.
While it may seem manageable, chronic stress can lead to fatigue, headaches, upset stomach, nervousness, irritability or even chronic disease. Regular exercise, sleep, meditation and good nutrition are some of the best ways to combat stress, but several vitamins and supplements can also help.
Summertime means cookouts, outdoor adventures and sunny days on the beach. But don't let summer fun derail your wellness goals and protocols.
Here are 5 of our favorite supplements you might consider adding to your summer routine.
As we learn more about the impact of COVID-19, one aspect that requires additional focus is the long-term, lingering symptoms that many suffer. This is commonly referred to as Long-Hauler Phenomenon or Long-Hauler Syndrome.
Being a mom is no easy job. In fact, most moms would say it’s the toughest job they’ve ever had. The daily stress and pressure often means moms put their health lowest on the priority list. But a healthier mom is a happier mom... and as we all know, ain’t nobody happy if mama ain’t happy!
Are you constantly complaining of feeling tired and exhausted? Do you need an afternoon coffee to get through the day? Do you wake in the morning feeling groggy and unrested? Obviously, eating a well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and getting enough sleep are important to maintain your natural energy levels. But sometimes these just aren't enough, especially when life feels crazy. Fortunately, there are many supplements that can help you feel energized throughout the day.
Summer should be relaxing, fun and chill! Unfortunately, many people struggle with anxiety and stress that limits their ability to fully enjoy the moment. Here are some of our Wellness Teams favorite supplements for relaxation and mood support.
We hear it all the time... “aren’t supplements all the same?” or “there's a cheaper one at my local drugstore.”