The surgeon, delicately tracing through time and place, where parting became religious embracing…
When someone you love has a mental illness, there is hope. There is help. But at the current moment? It may not seem like it. You may just feel confused, lost or overwhelmed. Or you may not even be sure if your loved one does have a mental illness — you just know something isn’t right. So how do you recognize mental illness? How do you talk to your loved one about it? And what can you do?
It goes without saying that the multitude of cultures around the world leads to different habits and practices, but did you know this also affects sleep?
She loves to help people become self-aware and grow. How? By coming alongside you as you do the work, and it is work. Any who have braved the path of growth required in a counselling situation can attest. Is it worth it? You bet!
A new study shows that exercise among older people helps fight depression, dementia and other health conditions, such as heart diseases, cancer, and diabetes.
Happiness, in terms of physiology, has been linked to amplified activity in the brain’s left pre-frontal lobe, as well as a decreased amount of the stress hormone (cortisol) in the bloodstream.
The pineal gland, so named because its shape resembles a pine cone, sits just between the right and left hemispheres of the brain and is responsible for producing a number of neurotransmitters such as melatonin and serotonin. However, many mystics and ancient cultures have referred to the pineal gland as the “third eye.”
Lemon balm has a particularly long history of use in Europe. It was considered the herb of the goddess Diana, and the herb that assisted ancient bee keepers in keeping honey bees happy and well fed.
Comfrey is considered a premier first-aid herb. It rebuilds tissues, stops hemorrhaging and helps heal wounds, sprains, fractures, bruises and stomach ulcers.
The Aztecs were the first recorded to have used the Passionflower as a medicine. Spanish doctor Nicolas Monardes documented the use of Passionflower in Peru in 1569 and brought the plant back to Europe, where it eventually became widely cultivated.