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Hangover Anxiety: It’s Real and Here’s Why It Happens

Norwegians call it fylleangst…

But you might recognize it in its millennial incarnation: “hangxiety.” Believe it or not, it’s become so heavily referenced in popular culture, it’s causing whole swathes of young people to quit booze.

You may be thinking you’ve never experienced it before… but think again.

All of the Happy Holidays Between Thanksgiving and the New Year

Part of the fun, tinsel-laced, snow-kissed holiday tension during this stretch of the year is determining whether to say “Merry Christmas,” because it reminds you of your childhood and watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, or saying “Happy Holidays,” which has no sentimental value except that it includes the previously excluded.

The reality is, of course, that there are many, many more religious and cultural holidays between Thanksgiving and NYE that don’t necessarily stem from Judeo-Christian traditions.

How to Keep Your Home Hormone-Safe

The EPA opened the doors on its US Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program in 1996. This branch of the agency was responsible for determining the impact on humans of industrial and agricultural chemicals either directly or indirectly.

Like what happens to our drinking water when herbicides run off of plants and into streams…

Or when children drink from plastic laced with BPA. 

We’ve talked before about what endocrine-disruptors do — how they mimic naturally occurring hormones and interfere with signals in the body.

How to Honor Your Holiday Grief

Biting your quivering lip through a holiday prayer… excusing yourself to the bathroom during a tradition a loved one used to enjoy… banishing the mention of certain names during family gatherings…

Does that sound familiar?

Because the holidays are such a special time for most people. 

Almost every family has a set of traditions, across the aisle and from the very religious to the totally secular.

Dr. Pedram Shojai

NY Times Best Selling author and film maker. Taoist Abbot and Qigong master. Husband and dad. I’m here to help you find your way and be healthy and happy. I don’t want to be your guru…just someone who’ll help point the way. If you’re looking for a real person who’s done the work, I’m your guy. I can light the path and walk along it with you but can’t walk for you.