Category Archives for Anxiety

HVR 01: How Gut Health Influences Everything From General Well Being, To Mental Health

Summary Why are probiotics not necessarily good for your gut? Is there really a bacteria that can hijack the brain to change behavior? These questions and others are answered as John Brisson shares his expertise on how important gut health is to overall health and well being and some great pointers for people wanting to […]

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Monthly Book Review October 2016 – Self Help For Your Nerves

For this month’s book review, I’ve chosen one of the classics, Dr Claire Weekes’ “Self Help For Your Nerves”. This book originally written in 1962 has become rather famous in the anxiety relief community. It’s age old wisdom, and the fact that Claire Weekes herself went through her own journey with anxiety means that it’s a […]

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Passion Flower Extract As A Natural Anxiety Remedy

Passion Flower extract is something that I’ve just recently become aware of for it’s anxiolytic properties. I’ve tried quite a few different natural and chemically synthesized remedies for anxiety relief over the years, just off the top of my head this list more recently including Kratom, Phenibut, CBD oil, Rescue Remedy, Skullcap, Valerian and I guess alcohol. […]

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Using MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) To Decrease Anxiety – A Personal Experiment

My Personal Anxiety Backstory I have suffered with varying degrees of anxiety probably since my childhood. In my early 30’s (as I write this, I’m now 34) I went through a period of severe perceived stress (meaning all stress is relative), and my anxiety through this time went to a whole new level and I […]

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