How I Decreased My Anxiety Through Food & Nutrition

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When we put food into our bodies, it impacts our mood, our mind, and our energy. Food can either lead us to feel tired, wired, anxious, and depressed, or it can invigorate us and improve our energy, mood, and focus! 

After suffering from anxiety myself,  I did extensive research into how I could help my own mind and body calm down. 

My symptoms of anxiety included

  • a racing heart
  • sweating
  • feeling irritable or having a short fuse
  • feeling tense. 

I found it very hard to relax. 

This is when I found out that certain foods impact our neurochemical pathways and can help active our parasympathetic nervous system, or the rest and digest portion of our body. 

We need specific nutrients to promote healthy neurotransmitters that make us feel calm, happy, and motivated. Two of the main ones that bring about these positive emotions are dopamine and...

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How I Reduced My Anxiety in 5 Simple Ways

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Right now we are living in a time where stress is around every corner. It can be easy to feel overwhelmed and notice an increase in anxiety.

This is why I wanted to provide you with 5 Simple Ways I Reduced My Anxiety. 

While we are uncertain of the future and what it holds, our body routinely goes back to feelings of unrest and wondering if we will be okay.

It is up to us to shift our energy and mindset to take control of our perception and change how we are feeling. 

Here are 5 Ways I Decreased my Anxiety Naturally.

1) Nutritional Changes and Microbiome Support 

 I increased stress relieving foods. These are foods that calm down the central nervous system.

These include foods that contain healthy fats which include Omega 3 Fatty Acids.

Omega 3 Fatty Acids are found in

  • salmon,
  • walnuts,
  • chia seeds,
  • and flaxseeds. 

Other foods with...

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How to Utilize Innovative Technology as a Natural Way to Decrease Stress and Improve Health

Did you know that stress is the #1 underlying cause for the 6 major causes of death in the U.S.? 

This isn't new information...

Yet, it still continues to be a part of our culture to be busy to the point of burn out, push ourselves, and continue striving to, in the end, get the life we "want." 

However, what if with all of this pressure and feeling of never being enough or having enough, we realize that stress wins and we are left with physical (and sometimes fatal) issues?  Was it worth it? 

That being said, it doesn't have to be this way.

We can be efficient, productive, high functioning and balanced.

It all comes down to our perception of our lives, our thoughts, and how we choose to react to situations.   

For me, stress hits home. It's personal. Growing up, I was that kid who was continually worried. Due to a series of life events I had when I was younger, (more about that in future posts), my brain began to be wired in a way that my stress...

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