anxiety

Your Moods are Affected by Many Factors

Your Moods are Affected by Many Factors

Australians are increasingly suffering from anxiety, depression and other mood-related disorders. These symptoms can often be attributed to the busy and stressful lives we lead, but you may not have realised, that your moods are actually influenced by a myriad of different physiological processes occurring in the body, and external factors as well.

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STRESS LESS SUPER FOOD HOT CHOCOLATE

STRESS LESS SUPER FOOD HOT CHOCOLATE

Here's a coffee alternative that will not only give you an energy kick, but will also provide you with some SUPER powerful, stress-busting, nervous system-nourishing nutrients!  And let's be honest, chocolate always makes everything better!

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Your Moods are Affected by Many Things.

Your Moods are Affected by Many Things.

Depression is not a disease.  It is a symptom.

~ Kelly Brogan, MD

 

 A holistic approach to mental health aims to figure out exactly what your depression is a symptom of.

Moods are affected by many things happening inside your body and this is why treating depression according to the current model of ‘chemical imbalance in the brain’, simply isn’t getting the desired result for everyone.

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Mental Health in a nut shell

Mental Health in a nut shell

I'm a big fan of eating nuts and seeds as they're such a quick, healthy and nutritious snack.  As you can see in the picture above, they're also a really good source of certain minerals which can be difficult to obtain from the diet.  I find vitamins are easier to get from food sources but because our RDA for minerals is typically higher, it may be challenging to obtain adequate amounts of minerals, especially considering our soil quality plays a huge part in the nutrient composition of foods.

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