Foods that calm you down: Ginger

I find it intriguing and amazing that something as simple as a seasoning can help someone who is stressed out; in a way it is an embodiment of the phrase: good things come in small packages. As you have probably guessed from the title in this post, I will be talking about ginger and how …

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Stressful habits: Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth

Who amongst you reading this post grinds their teeth or knows someone who grinds their teeth when they are anxious, nervous and/or stressed out? I am one of the people who clenches and grinds when stressed; the strange part is when I do it, I clench my teeth when I am awake and stressed and …

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It’s not what you think/Outside the box: What’s worse? Failing or never doing it?

How many of you have given into the irrational fear of ‘if I don’t do it I won’t fail and I won’t get hurt?’ I have, many times, and I’m not at all happy about it. I am a late bloomer and there are a lot of things that people have done that I didn’t …

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Foods that calm you down: Oatmeal

This is actually a food that is healthy that I like, mostly because of the oatmeal cookies though, oatmeal cookies are healthy right? Anyway oatmeal, I always wondered how people figured it was good for us. I mean first they gave it to horses, who loved it. Then what happened? Did someone look at the …

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Things that get me stressed: Traveling

I like vacations as much as the next guy and I like seeing new places too; in my life so far I have been to Nepal, China, Thailand, Cambodia and various parts of India, some parts of Europe (although the European places I travelled to were when I was a toddler so I’m not sure …

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Foods that calm you down: Green Leafy vegetables

When you were young how many times were you told by your parents to eat your greens because they are good for you? And how many either didn’t take them at all or took them but grudgingly and always made funny and grossed out faces with every bite? Well it turns out that once again …

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Hobbies that calm you down: Book clubs

A while ago, I wrote a post about how reading can help you against stress. I also wrote a post about how finding like-minded people can really help you out stress wise. In this post I am going to be talking about something that meshes both of those things together, book clubs. For those of you …

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