Which Drinks Actually Hydrate You

Drinking enough water can help so many things, like regulating your body temperature, keeping joints healthy, preventing infections, delivering nutrients, and keeping your organs functioning. Being hydrated can also improve your sleep quality, mental state, and your mood. Your body depends on staying hydrated to survive, so what drinks will actually hydrate you?  Even ifContinue reading “Which Drinks Actually Hydrate You”

Signs Your Mental Health is Getting Bad Again

Something that a lot of people don’t understand is that healing is not linear. If you are struggling with depression and/or anxiety, you are going to have good days and bad days. It is completely normal to have a bad day, even after having a good stretch of days. While it is normal, it isContinue reading “Signs Your Mental Health is Getting Bad Again”

Incorporating Fiber into your Diet

Everyone always says to add fiber to your diet, but why? What actually is fiber? There are two main kinds of fiber: soluble and insoluble.  According to the Mayo Clinic, soluble fiber dissolves in water and can help lower cholesterol and glucose levels. It can be found in foods such as oats, beans, peas, apples,Continue reading “Incorporating Fiber into your Diet”

Vitamins that Help Anxiety and Depression

Research has shown that certain vitamins, supplements, and herbs have helped improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. These can be taken in the form of foods or supplements.  Vitamin D- helps with mood regulation and nerve and brain health.  B Vitamins- there are 8 different nutrients that combine and help the body’s stress levels. AContinue reading “Vitamins that Help Anxiety and Depression”

What Actually Helps When You’re Sick

Everyone knows the basics when it comes to being sick. Rest, drink water, and take vitamin C. There are contradictory findings from studies on the affects of vitamin C, some studies show that taking the vitamin can shorten the amount of time you are sick while others found it has no substantial benefits. There areContinue reading “What Actually Helps When You’re Sick”

Signs of Anxiety

Oftentimes it can be difficult to recognize signs of anxiety, especially if you do not struggle with anxiety yourself. Although everyone is different, there are some common signs that you can look for. Here is a list of signs of anxiety: Breathing rapidly or hyperventilation Sweating Shaking or trembling Difficulty concentrating Pacing Fidgeting Biting orContinue reading “Signs of Anxiety”