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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Quotes and health tip of the day... 12/5/13

He who fears something, 
gives it power over him. 
     ~ Moorish Proverb

Whenever you express discontent, 
you’re stating that someone or something 
has control over you.
     ~ Doreen Virtue

Great men are those who see 
that thoughts rule the world. 
     ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Health Tip: 4 Herbs for Anxiety and Stress ~

Lavender - Fresh lavender or even lavender essential oil is known to reduce irritability and help promote a relaxed state of mind. Put a little in your bath or keep it around the house to set a calming environment.

Chamomile - This is a good choice particularly if your stress is causing you to lose sleep. Chamomile taken as a tea can help you wind down after a particularly hectic day and get you ready for a good night’s rest.

Licorice Root - In addition to simulating relaxing chemicals in the brain, licorice root is said to normalize blood sugar and even regulate your adrenal glands. It also helps you cope with general stress. Check out some other licorice benefits. Licorice also contains a natural hormone alternative to cortisone.

St. John’s Wort – Among the most popular herbs for anxiety and stress, St. John’s Wort has also been used during the Renaissance and Victorian periods for various mental conditions and depression. It can be found in supplements or used in a tincture.

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