How to Be Happy

I am reposting this article from Thanksgiving because this topic is so important.  So many people use antidepressant medications before learning about the power of our behaviors to create healthy, happy moods.  If you haven’t read this yet, enjoy-if you have, it’s worth the read again.  Ciao!

I was talking with one of my girlfriends yesterday, and she told me that most of her friends use antidepressant or anxiety medications.  I was amazed to hear that one of her friends uses both Cymbalta and Adderall, and is trying to discontinue using her Cymbalta.  Yikes.  We all know someone who uses this type of medication, but how many people really understand how these work and what we can do on our own to create similar changes in mood related neurotransmitters?

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How to Reduce Stress With Plants

Did you know that indoor plants can be beneficial to your health? Some plants can help purify your air by removing toxic chemicals, reduce your chances of getting sick, improve your recovery time, and even improve energy levels. Plants may also reduce symptoms associated with asthma, allergies, and fatigue. Continue reading “How to Reduce Stress With Plants” »