By being aware of our thoughts, emotions, and actions, we can make intentional choices that promote overall well-being.
Quick – point to your adrenal glands.
Did you point to either side of your abdomen, right under your rib cage?
If not, we’ve got bad news: You have no idea where your adrenals are. And you might not know how important they are, either.
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.
Exhaustion is an epidemic. The answers? They’re either within us, or all around us. And I don’t mean in your medicine cabinet. You see, holistic
2,000 year-old trees in one of America’s most storied parks have been fighting for their lives since the California wildfires started raging in the last
Humans are the only mammals that willingly delay sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
And we all have our reasons — we’re busy, we’re anxious, we’ve got a big day to prepare for tomorrow.
But delaying sleep, or getting subpar sleep, poisons every other aspect of our functionality.
Restful sleep is associated with juiced creativity, better academic performance, stronger muscle development, lower risk of depression, steadier blood sugar, stronger heart health, curbing weight gain, faster memory recall, and it gives the brain a chance to flush out toxins.