Fat-shaming is far too common in today’s society and unfortunately, few grown women are fully confident in their outside appearance. Here are some more tips for navigating your way around the negative self-talk that you’ve grown accustomed to.
When it comes to our bodies, we can be our own worst enemy. Unfortunately, from the time we are young children, we learn how to talk poorly to ourselves, and over time, these words diminish our self-worth and confidence. Anytime you say that you “hate” a certain area of your body or you refer to food as the enemy, you are essentially fat-shaming yourself and you will end up identifying with what you are saying. Whether you are 20 or 70, it’s time to let go of the negative body talk and adopt more forgiving thoughts. Here are a few ways to get over the body-shaming obstacle and start living happily in the body you were blessed with.
Your hormones are like a massive communication system, designed to send messages from one part of the body to the other. Like all other bodily systems, a lack of balance in your hormones will result in declining energy levels, mood swings, and a detriment to your overall health. These communication agents are responsible for growth, metabolism, and fertility and even have the capability of altering a person’s behavior. They play a role in many of your physical and mental functions from the way your system can turn food into fuel, to the way your entire body changes when you go through puberty.
When a person is afflicted with a hormonal imbalance, there are a number of conventional ways that doctors typically treat them. Birth control pills, synthetic hormone replacement therapies, thyroid medications, and insulin injections, are the most common, however; these treatments often result in some serious side effects including the following…
Adjusting to hormone changes can be challenging, regardless of what age you are. For most women, mood swings due to hormones can take you on a rollercoaster ride that starts when you are a pre-teen and lasts throughout your life. By the time you think that you have a handle on your hormonal ups and downs, your body decides to trick you with an influx of different hormones, on its mission to communicate with other parts of the body.
The perks of parsley seem endless, which leads us to believe that everyone should try to incorporate this powerful herb into their daily diet. Here are a few more ways that parsley helps with health, and some tools for integrating this mighty herb into your life.
When you think of parsley, you most likely envision it as a garnish alongside some of your favorite meals. While this plentiful green herb is typically used to doll up dishes, it turns out that it has some major health perks that have gone overlooked. Not only is it loaded with vitamins A, B, C, and K, it’s known for its abundance of iron and potassium as well. Here are some bonuses for using parsley as more than just décor…
In a previous post we received some basics about acupuncture, the popular holistic approach to healing. In today’s post we are going to dive a little deeper and learn about the various techniques that acupuncturists use during a session, and some of the many ailments that these techniques have proven to help.
There is no denying the fact that acupuncture is all the rage these days. It seems like everywhere you go people are confessing their love of the practice, boasting about how they’ve been cured of horrendous migraines, back pain, or any of the many ailments that the technique has proven to cure. So, we thought it was a good idea to break down exactly what the practice of acupuncture entails and why it has become so talked about.
Spring allergy season is officially upon us, which means that you may be one of the unlucky ones who end up surrounded by a heap of tissues for the next month or two. In our previous post we provided you with some important things to know about allergies, and we’ve come back to let you know a few more that we found along the way…