Category Archives for Mental Health

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 November 2016 – Nutrient Power

This month’s book review will be taking a look at William Walsh’s Nutrient Power. This book was a real eye opener for me in understanding how different types of nutritional imbalances causes by genetic and epigenetic factors can create different types of mental/emotional health issues including depression and all the way up in intensity 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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Relaxation 101 – How To Activate The Parasympathetic Nervous System

Understanding the science of how the nervous system works is not only a fascinating area of study but it can be greatly beneficial to increasing your ability to consciously relax at will. If you can relax more easily at will, then think of all the trickle down benefits that this ability will have within all […]

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My Pyroluria Story – A Journey From Copper Toxicity To Tranquility

The purpose of this page is in both the expression of my own personal Pyroluria story, and eventually in the creation of a kind of “all in one resource page on Pyroluria” which I really hope can help many find the answers they are looking for regarding overcoming this difficult, but manageable blood disorder which has […]

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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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