Tag: self-help

  • Cognitive Distortions: Fighting the Lies of Depression and Anxiety

    Cognitive Distortions: Fighting the Lies of Depression and Anxiety

    If you feel anxious all day without a clear cause or trigger, you may be using cognitive distortions at the time. You might feel “stressed” or have physical symptoms like tense muscles or a racing heart, but not realize it’s anxiety. If you have anxiety but don’t know why, you might want to check in…

  • Kava Kava

    Kava Kava

    Kava kava (“kava” for short) contains substances called kavapyrones. They act much like alcohol on your brain, making you feel calm, relaxed, and happy. The plant is also thought to relieve pain, prevent seizures, and relax muscles.

  • Lemon Balm

    Lemon Balm

    Lemon balm has antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti-histaminic and antiviral properties. It is used in cases of anxiety, neurosis and nervous excitability, palpitation and headache, and also in hyperthyroidism.

  • Valerian Root

    Valerian Root

    Valerian has been used to ease insomnia, anxiety, and nervous restlessness since the second century A.D. It became popular in Europe in the 17th century. It has also been suggested to treat stomach cramps. Some research — though not all — suggests that valerian may help people with insomnia. Germany’s Commission E approved valerian as…

  • The Sleep Book: How to Maximize Your Body’s Ability to Sleep Naturally

    The Sleep Book: How to Maximize Your Body’s Ability to Sleep Naturally
  • Very Simple Grammar Explained Simply

    Very Simple Grammar Explained Simply

    Do you struggle with grammar? I know how you feel. But you don’t have to keep struggling. It can actually be simple! I don’t even know any of the fancy words people often use when they teach grammar. Everything I know is simple. And I don’t like using more words than I need to. I…

  • How to Make the Bad Feelings Go Away

    How to Make the Bad Feelings Go Away

    “Talk to a Friend or Professional Talking about your problems with a friend is proven to be beneficial, but even if you don’t want to talk about what’s going on with you, just chatting can be a great help. If you don’t have a friend you can talk to when you need it most, just…

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