Winter time can instigate a lot of health problems ranging from flu’s and colds to the winter blues. Having strategies in place to help you manage your physical, emotional and mental health is important. Here are 5 short term solutions to bring yourself back into balance and help you feel better. Cuddles, friend therapy, exercise, smiling, laughing and even a good old a cry can affect your hormones giving you a natural boost.
How you start your day can have an effect on your mood and form. Developing strategies to wake up happier and reprogramming your early morning habits to create positive experiences in the morning can set you up to have a happier day. Here are some suggestions you could incorporate into your daily routine to create happier thoughts to start your day off with.
Franklin Roosevelt wisely said that ‘The only thing we have to fear – is fear itself’. We are born with two natural fears – the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises, both of which can be overcome naturally are we develop during childhood. The rest of our fears come into being as we venture into the world. A certain amount of fear is necessary to our survival to help us avoid putting ourselves in dangerous situations but when fear overtakes our lives it is time to address the situation.
Acupuncture is a technique that involves the insertion of fine, disposable needles into specific points within the body. Acupuncture works by stimulating specific points within the body to stimulate the nervous system to produce chemicals and reactions in the body to promote wellbeing and good health. In the body energy called ‘Qi’ runs through the body in lines called meridians.
Often we can take our health for granted and don’t take good care of ourselves, leading to minor health concerns, e.g. stress, I.B.S, fertility concerns or headaches, to more serious concerns such as diabetes, strokes and heart attacks. We can avoid or minimise the impact of illnesses on our bodies by adopting an ‘everything in moderation’ approach and incorporating better lifestyle choices into our daily routine can work wonders on restoring harmony and balance to our health.