Adopt a plant, calm your mind

From arugula to spinach, leafy greens in your diet boost your health. But there’s another way to add more plant power to your life: bring them off the plate and into the flowerpot. Research shows adopting a houseplant has a myriad of mental health benefits. These include: Pruning off stress, slowing a racing heart and easing tension. Paring down the harms of our tech-heavy lives, … Continue reading Adopt a plant, calm your mind

Falling asleep with anxiety

At the end of the day, many people have trouble turning off their mind. In fact, it seems all the things they were too busy to think about during the day (i.e. relationships, money, work) hang over them and cause their mind to race when they should be going to sleep. When this begins to happen repeatedly, it can become a vicious cycle of anxiety … Continue reading Falling asleep with anxiety

{Guest blog} Managing anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak

It’s normal to feel worried during times of stress, and many people struggle with anxiety in the best of times. Those feelings have been amplified for many during these unusual times we are living through together during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some steps you can take to manage anxiety and lower your stress. Get the facts. Go to trusted sources. Check the Centers for … Continue reading {Guest blog} Managing anxiety during the coronavirus outbreak

Do weighted blankets really work?

You already know that getting a good night’s sleep is key to a productive day. But unfortunately, stress, sickness and several other factors can prevent you from having a peaceful slumber. Instead of turning to medication, many people are choosing to relax with a weighted blanket before bed. Can they really help you sleep better?

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