Tea for Two – Your Body and Brain

A study from the National University of Singapore shows that drinking tea improves brain function. The Study https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190912100945.htm A year and a half ago, researchers tested 36 older adults to determine if tea improved brain cognition. All the participants were … Continue reading

Vitamin D Worthless to Prevent Depression

A hypothesis is stated and then it is tested to prove or disprove it. Recently, a study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2768978) that evaluated vitamin D supplementation to reduce depression in older people. Study … Continue reading

Losing and Gaining Weight Have a Lot in Common

Why do some people find it so difficult to lose weight? Is it due to an eating disorder? Or, is it something so complex that it is impossible to solve? Causes of eating disorders Eating disorders are more complex than … Continue reading

Reduce the Compulsive Need for Snacking to Lose Weight

Saffron is a spice – the dried stigmas of the Crocus sativus plant.  It is an expensive spice and can be lethal in high doses.  Saffron has been used in folk medicine for centuries.  It has been used to treat … Continue reading

What Converts Boredom to Action?

The emotional states of the human mind can be viewed as a graph.  Label the left axis Challenges in life and the bottom axis as Skills required in life.  The four corner regions are Anxiety when your challenges are very high and … Continue reading

Can It Really Be That Simple?

One in ten Americans are suffering from depression. Eighty percent of those have symptoms and are being treated. Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, West Virginia and Oklahoma have higher rates of depression. India, the United States, France and the Netherlands … Continue reading

A Better Lifestyle – Part Four of Four

500 Word Project – Day 297 5:17 p.m. 24OCT14 A Better Lifestyle – Part Four of Four The fourth leg of a better lifestyle is to reduce stress. Dr. Terry Wahls used meditation as part of her protocol. There are … Continue reading

Weight Loss – EFT – Emotional Freedom Techniques Work

  The Basics: – A very short summary of what’s important to know. 1.  Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) works – it is also called ‘tapping‘. 2.  Tapping certain acupuncture points on your body eliminates emotional stress. 3.  EFT is free … Continue reading