It is extremely common to have anxiety and depression during chronic illness and pain. Sometimes the anxiety and depression can be more debilitating than the illness itself. The situation of illness including anxiety and depression can become a loop that is hard to get out of. The illness causes physical issues that can cause anxiety and depression which isolates us causing more depression which makes us physically sicker which creates more anxiety and-on-and on it goes. Very difficult loop to get out of but it can be done.Continue reading Anxiety & Depression Relief
Nutty Black Holes in Chronic Illness
Oh my golly gee wiz… the nutty black holes that we get sucked into during chronic illness is awful. It is BLACK. It is scary and there never seems to be a way out. Black holes in space, supposedly, don’t have a way out. But we do. Nothing easy about it but we can do this. Really, we can escape out of the black holes of chronic illness.Continue reading Nutty Black Holes in Chronic Illness
Magnesium for Depression
Are you one of the 17.3 million American adults who are depressed? Or one of the 350 million believed affected worldwide with depression? Chances are if you have a chronic illness, you are one of them. May sound too good to be true but magnesium deficiency is so common and it is so inexpensive it can be used for depression.Continue reading Magnesium for Depression
3 Things You Can Do To Improve Thyroid Health!
A combination of gut infections, autoimmunity, dysbiosis, food allergens, nutritional deficiencies, adrenal dysfunction, toxicity from chemicals and heavy metals continue to cause an explosion of thyroid cases.Continue reading 3 Things You Can Do To Improve Thyroid Health!
CBD Oil; Legally
There is a buzz about CBD oil the last few years. The more people who find out how well it naturally works, the more the news spreads. So, what do you do if you do not live in a “legal state”? Continue reading CBD Oil; Legally
Stuckness is probably not a real word but it is a reality when we get stuck. No point in pretending we don’t get stuck at times, most of us do. Chronic illness comes back to bite us at times when we least expect it. That is when we just stop, rest, regroup and try again, later. Physically our bodies do not always keep up with our desires in life. I do not have to like it but I choose to accept it and let my body rest until it is ready to try again. Continue reading Momentary Stuckness
Depression Blues go Orange
The color yellow (and orange) help with depression blues. Whether it is the yellow sun, a yellow pineapple, juicy oranges or essential oils of citrus, it lifts the blues immediately. If you don’t believe me, try it. Continue reading Depression Blues go Orange
Enough Headaches Already!
It is a rare human that does not have an occasional headache. Bad headaches have been a part of my entire life. This last three weeks I have had one long headache with spikes of pain that sent me to my knees. It feels like I have lost 3 weeks of my life. I logically know that I have not but it sure feels like I have accomplished absolutely nothing for 3 full weeks. Now that I am starting to come out of the headache I am starting to look back on this time frame and determine what actually did occur besides pain. There just has to be something positive I can declare from the last 3 weeks.
Guys, Dig Roses!
Guys, have you considered buying your lady a rose bush instead of store-bought roses? Are you aware of the difference in scent and beauty? Are you aware that one bush can yield dozens of yearly roses, year after year? Did you know that one plant costs less than 6 store-bought roses? Did you know that YOU will be remembered and given credit for each and every rose that bush produces? Rose bushes can take as much or as little care as you are willing to put into them and still produce beautiful roses. The benefits are something to consider. The clincher is that you can buy them at your local hardware store or big-box home improvement store. Many of you are already there so you are running out of excuses. Dig a hole next to your door or in a pot and make your lady happy. Gals, do this for yourself as a treat. Easy and rewarding.