Showing posts from January, 2012

How to Stay Emotionally Healthy While Going Through a Crisis

picture from Beliefnet Many of us at one time or another have gone through some period in our lives where we may have felt anxiety, depression, stress, great loss or other emotional or mental difficulties.  Therapy and/or counseling is always helpful and since I have gone to counseling before I can attest to its benefits. You can also take another important step and take care of yourself by taking care of your body. Studies have shown that the mind and body are linked.  When you are feeling better physically you start to feel better emotionally. According to Melinda Smith, M.A., exercise not only strengthens our heart and lungs, but also releases endorphins, powerful chemicals that energize us and lift our mood. 

The activities you engage in and the daily choices you make affect the way you feel physically and emotionally. Here are some tips that will aide your emotional and mental health. 
Get enough rest. To have good mental and e…

How To Get Rid Of The "I am Hungry" Feeling

Want some quick tips on how to get rid of the  "I am Hungry" feeling in a healthy way?  Take a look at the tips below: If you want to fill up in a good, lower- calorie way eat at least three “satisfying foods” so that you eat three "satisfying" foods: soup, salad, whole grains. They help you fill up in a good, lower-calorie way so you eat less of the "bad" foods. Don't live by bread or pasta alone. Combine carbohydrates with protein or fat in every meal or snack. "A couple of pieces of toast won't have the staying power that an egg, toast, milk and fruit would," the authors write. Buy whole foods instead of processed food. Fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains offer more taste for fewer calories. They are high in fiber, too, giving you the bulk needed to feel satisfied. Let yourself feel hungry without becoming starved. Don't eat until you're hungry, but also, don't let hunger grow to the point you'll devour anything.…

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