Ideomotion Part 2: Corrective Movements — BETTER MOVEMENT
In a previous post I introduced the concept of ideomotion, which is a non voluntary movement prompted by mental activity. In this post I’ll discuss Barrett Dorko’s interesting theory that ideomotion may play a role in reducing and preventing some common sources of chronic pain. Here is my (hopefully
How constructive rest can ease stress and exhaustion.
If you are like most Americans you probably deal with chronic stress and exhaustion. Learn how constructive rest can help and how easy it is to do!
Vetiver Oil Improves ADHD, Anxiety & Brain Health
Vetiver oil, likewise called khus oil, is a lesser-known plant oil that supplies a heavy, earthy scent, which is reminiscent of patchouli however with...
Is there a connection between anger and physical pain? Knowing the bond between body & mind could help manage painful chronic illness flares.
9 Ways To Manage Chronic Pain At Home
Medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioids are the most widely used treatment option for pain. But new federal guidelines are
The Unspoken Anxiety Solution: Five minute relaxation tools
Welcome my sister Kelsey back to the blog! Together we are working on a series that covers the many ways in which nutrition, digestive health and mood are related. We hope that you find it helpful. If there are any topics that you would like to see covered, leave us a comment and we will try to add them to our series too! At the height of my anxiety I found myself drifting away from social events and outings with my closest friends. I was so terrified to leave the comfort of my house because…
Surviving Christmas with a Chronic illness
Have you thought about surviving Christmas with a chronic illness? My grandmother instilled the love of Christmas in me. Christmas has always been my favorite holiday, just as it is for many others. Even for people who live without a chronic illness it can be a very stressful time of year. Over...
How Stress Can Increase Risk Of Being Depressed | ShapeAble
A study provides insight into how stress impacts the brain and may help to explain why some individuals are predisposed to depression when they experience chronic stress.
Stress Affects your Entire System and Not Just Your Mind!
According to the biology, from the caveman days, the bodies of human are designed to respond to stressors by indicating them as danger—however today’s danger does not include the saber tooth tigers. Know how Stress Affects your Entire System and Not Just Your Mind.
Chronic stress and anxiety can damage the brain, increase the risk of major psychiatric disorders
A scientific review paper warns that people need to find ways to reduce chronic stress and anxiety in their lives or they may be at increased risk for developing depression and even dementia.