Category Archives for "Health and Wellness"
Isolation is the “silent killer” affecting an estimated 8 million elders in the U.S., but it is an epidemic that often goes unnoticed and untreated.
On average, 40% of seniors are impacted by the isolation that comes with living alone and the resulting feelings of loneliness, increasing their risk for depression, dementia, and premature death.
Julia Merrill: As women, we tend to get locked into a pattern of taking care of work, family, and other obligations. Unfortunately, we do this at the expense of our personal wellness. But this does nothing to improve our mental or physical health.
Oversensitivity is a personality trait in which the comments and interactions experienced in contact with others are felt with an excessive, usually a negative, force.
Sensitivity reflects a spectrum from low to high, which means that all people are sensitive, but some are more and some less. According to several studies, people can be categorised into three sensitivity groups:
Certain herbs have specific curative effects, and there are many. However, it is not necessary, nor is there usually the time, to become an expert on the subject before you start. Do it gradually build up your botanical knowledge slowly and surely.
Begin by limiting your selection to familiar herbs to the garden and field varieties that flourish locally.