From Panic to Calm in 4 Steps

Something’s going wrong. You’re worried and your mind starts to race. Your old friend Panic is nuzzling up to you and wants to snuggle. Your brain asks, “What if X happens? What if Y happens? What if? What if? What if?” We have all been stressed about how to keep calm under pressure. Pressure is…

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Why Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) Makes You Tired

One of the hardest parts of living with anxiety is the lack of energy that comes with it. In fact, a distinct lack of energy is often the first clue that something is really not ‘OK’. Anxiety affects your brain, your neurotransmitters, your hormones, your muscles, as well as your nutrition. It’s not unlikely that…

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Sleep More + Eat Less = Feel Good

We often compromise our amount of sleep to get more out of life, and fill each day to the maximum capacity, but at our peril. I’m not just talking about the obvious side-effect of dozing at our desks by mid -morning, or the inordinate quantity of stimulants we need to keep us alert after a…

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Herbs that Heal

“If we accept that Africa is the cradle of mankind and that the use of herbs is as old as mankind itself, it stands to reason that African medicine is the oldest, most tried and tested form of medicine known to mankind,” says a leading African herbalist. He may just be right. While many of…

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