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Tips for How to Get Vitamin D from the Sun

Tips for How to Get Vitamin D from the Sun 0

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin, but how do you safely get vitamin D from the sun?

How much sun exposure do you need for healthy levels of vitamin D? Can I get vitamin D from the sun through my windows?

Read on for the answers to your questions and 10 tips to optimize your sun time for vitamin D production.
Vitamin D3 Benefits for Depression, Anxiety, and More

Vitamin D3 Benefits for Depression, Anxiety, and More 0

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is important for a healthy immune system, bones, and nerves. Besides playing crucial roles in your physical health, it is also vital to your emotional health. Read on for how you can benefit from vitamin D and how you can get more safely. 
The Mental Health Benefits of L-Theanine for Anxiety, Depression, and More

The Mental Health Benefits of L-Theanine for Anxiety, Depression, and More 0

Theanine is a low-side-effect supplement that may help lift your mood, relieve stress, reduce anxiety, protect your brain cells, and more. 

In a 2019 article for Elle magazine, Taylor Swift gave theanine a shout-out for the benefits she has gained from taking it as a supplement. 

What's In This Post

  • Why the “L” in L-Theanine?
  • Mental Health Benefits of L-Theanine
  • What Does L-Theanine Do?
  • How Much L-Theanine in Green Tea
  • L-Theanine in Matcha Tea
  • L-Theanine Dosage
  • L-Theanine Supplements
  • L-Theanine Side Effects
  • L-Theanine Benefits, Mechanisms of Action, Dosage, and Research References
The Positive Benefits of Journaling

The Positive Benefits of Journaling 0

Research shows that journaling can improve both your mental and physical health―when it follows some simple rules. It's not about just recounting the facts of your life story. That kind of journaling doesn't provide the health pluses. You have to go deeper.

Journaling can help you digest the past, process the present, and plan for the future.

It can decrease negative emotions and increase positive ones.

What's In This Post

  • Mental Health Benefits of Journaling
  • Physical Health Benefits of Journaling
  • Research-Based Journaling Techniques for Processing Emotional Pain
  • References for Benefits of Journaling, Best Journaling Techniques, Therapeutic Journal Prompts, Journal Writing Ideas, and How to Journal for Mental Health
Loving Kindness Meditation for Challenging Times

Loving Kindness Meditation for Challenging Times 0

This version of the ancient loving-kindness meditation known as Metta has four simple short phrases that seem perfect for getting through our current challenges. The phrases speak to safety, happiness, health, and ease of mind. All things that we are worried about in the midst of the COVID-19 dangers, unknowns, and changes. 

Loving-kindness meditation appears in different variations, but the intention and basic simplicity are consistent across different forms. It has the potential of relieving your stress, calming your anxiety, and lifting you up in everyday situations and in challenging times. 

9 Best Essential Oils for Relieving Anxiety, Stress and Insomnia

9 Best Essential Oils for Relieving Anxiety, Stress and Insomnia 0

Aromatherapy with specific calming essential oils is one of the most common natural remedies for anxiety. Stress-reducing essential oils may help on their own or be a great addition to any other anti-anxiety approaches you are using. Research backs-up the use of aromatherapy for relieving stress, anxiety, PTSD, depression, and more.

Read on to learn:

  • which essential oils are best for reducing stress and anxiety,
  • how they work,
  • research results, and
  • what to look for when buying essential oils.