• Organic Foods

    The Organic Vs Non-Organic Battle

    According to the USDA, which regulates the term organic agriculture, is “the application of a set of cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that support the cycling of on-farm resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.” The question for many suffering any illness, including mental illness, is organic food better and healthier than non-organic? The answer is Yes and No. There is no better or healthier choice. It is a personal and lifestyle decision that has to resonate with the individual. It is depending on where the person belongs, what makes them grounded, what can collect their minds and help them think at their best level possible. But if I have to be…

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    Healing Crystals, Nutrition And Getting Out Of Illness

    “Superstition Ain’t The Way” -Stevie Wonder Don’t look back unless you intend to go that way… This post is about healing stones, food choices, and the root causes of illness. Many people believe in the power of healing through crystals such as amethysts and quartz crystals. These stones can do wonders for the spirit to relax and feel at peace. Deciding to go through the crystal healing route is possibly a sign that your mind is in a slippery slide downhill. Healing crystals can help you feel better, calm, and to have a belief system in place. When talking about mental illness and mental health, the second you start getting…

  • Aromatherapy

    Powerful Aromatherapy for Mental Health

    Aromatherapy can be very beneficial when it comes to mental health. Many people suffering from mental illness are under extreme stress. It is a good thought to cleanse your inside and out to achieve optimal health. I believe that what you put on your body is also important as to what you feed your body. You choose your ingredients. Try to keep it basic and simple. Try soaps that are all-natural derived. Know your body and keep it simple. If you simplify your lifestyle habits, you can be one step closer to simplify the clutter in your mind. Again, Try to aim for natural or organic ingredients in your skincare…

  • Nervines

    These 14 Nervines Can Calm The Mind And Body

    Nervines are nerve tonics that are calming herbs. They have mildly relaxing qualities without the suppressant effects of sedatives or your typical anti-anxiety medications. In addition to changing lifestyle habits and incorporating vitamin therapy or adaptogens, nervines can enhance the effects of other approaches. These herbs restore emotional balance and nourish the nervous system as well as our nerves in general. Nervines can help with anxiety disorders and are known anxiolytics. They can also help with ADHD, restlessness, irritability, nightmares, Alzheimer’s disease as well as other mental health conditions. Here is a list of nervines: Blue VerianChamomileFresh Milky OatLemon BalmPassionflowerSkullcapSt. Johns WortHawthornMimosaLindenMotherwortWood betonyCatnipDamiana Nervines for Mental Health Human studies show…

  • Adaptogens

    These Are The Best Adaptogens To Improve The Brain

    Adaptogens are a category of herbs that help the body adapt to stress, support normal metabolic processes, and to also restore balance. They increase the body’s resistance to stress. These superior herbs have a long traditional history used for healing not just the body but the brain as well. Adaptogens are widely known to be used in Chinese medicine as well as Ayurveda. The history of adaptogens dates back thousands of years to ancient China and India, but more serious studies did not start to develop until the late 1940s. These natural substances allow the body to maintain optimal homeostasis. These substances allow the body to adapt to stress. They…

  • Food Allergies

    The Best Ways To Stop Food Allergies

    Food Allergies The brain uses as much as 30 percent of the energy it gets from food alone. Food allergies can upset hormones and other important chemicals in the brain, resulting in mental health symptoms such as depression, bipolar, and schizophrenia. Common symptoms include:irritabilityhyperactivityimpaired concentration Specific foods like wheat, sugar, dairy, and even food additives or food dyes can contribute to the symptoms. The most common foods are milk, egg, beef, corn, cane sugar, and chocolate. This can be seen in children and adults. In adults, it is commonly known as cerebral allergies. The tricky thing about food allergies is the person usually feels better at first after ingesting the…

  • Autism

    Do You Fear It’s Autism?

    Autism Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a mental health condition that has symptoms that include problems with: communication social skills repetitive actions or body movements speechnon-verbal communicationlearning This greatly impairs and affects the way one is able to communicate with others and maintain relationships. Autistic people are usually very gifted and talented. For example, they may be very good at art, music, or math. Autism usually appears while a child is quite young. Around the age of 3. Some other symptoms include: a lack of eye contactan interest in certain topics over others high sensitivity to their senses (touch, smell, hearing etc.) Autism is more likely to occur…

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    Alternative Mental Health

    All About Alternative Medicine Alternative mental health includes alternative and integrative medicine. Anything that comes from nature aims at healing and can help with illness. Such as vitamin therapy, herbal remedies, homeopathic medicine, specific diets, exercise, and more. For every human illness, somewhere in the world, there exists a plant which is the cure. – Rudloph Steiner There are many symptoms that can plague our minds and our bodies. From all different diagnoses to just symptomatic distinctions. Some of these symptoms are physical as well as mental. Mental health should not be determined or diagnosed simply by the DSM criteria alone. Symptoms should be examined and treatment needs to be…

  • Remedies

    About Remedies For Mental Health

    Remedies Mental health remedies are those that have had studies conducted on their efficiency for specific mental health conditions. They are applicable for overall mental health and specific conditions as well. Most of these remedies can be applied to anyone suffering from a mental health condition and can really help sufferers get back their healthy minds, naturally. Remedies such as vitamins and minerals are found here for brain health. Along with enzymes and probiotics to heal the gut first. There are many options available to increase and optimize your mind, body, and soul with natural substances. Sometimes just a tweak in your daily routine can make a huge impact on…