When we look at the levels of sugar and caffeine in energy drinks and the habitual nature in which they are consumed, we see issues such as increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, thickening of the blood, gastrointestinal irritation plus anxiety, sleep disruption and restlessness. Here are more sustainable and healthy way to energize this holiday season:
Tis’ the season for eggnog-ing and gift-wrapping. Holiday décor is also a huge part of the season’s joy and stress. Here are some great Instagram accounts to help you get your creative juices flowing and homes and kitchens as social media perfect as the professionals!
With Thanksgiving right around the corner everyone is set to head home to indulge in some holiday feasting. As tempting as it will be to dive directly into the dinner table, some of us prefer to be a bit more tamed when it comes to putting on the holiday pounds.
According to the American Psychological Association, nearly a quarter of Americans reported feeling “extreme stress” during the holidays. The “festive stress” is caused by feeling like there’s not enough time, experiencing panic due to the lack of finances, and feeling the pressure to give or get gifts.
As a Master Herbalist RH (AHG) and a regular commentator on news shows across the U.S., below are many how you can tame your mood and control your stress level this coming holiday season.
The average Thanksgiving meal has a whopping 4,500+ calories and 229 grams of fat. Here are some delicious recipes to entertain with that’ll keep all the great tastes without the bellyache.