As crazy as it may seem, your dream vacation or bucket list item(s) may be secretly decreasing your quality of life. When you're exhausted, stressed, and fed up, a vacation is the best medicine. But the type of vacation you end up take may profoundly affect your mood - and not always in a positive way. New research suggests that bucket list … [Read more...]
Clear Focused Mind
Do you experience any of the following?
- Brain fog
- Difficulties concentrating or holding your focus
- Irritability over little things
- Low energy
- Intense food cravings
These are all early warning signs that your brain and mind are fatiguing. You cannot overcome fatigue without addressing your mind.
Brain fog and difficulties concentrating could be the cause of your fatigue. Or they could be the symptom.
The articles below tell you how to increase your focus, decrease your brain fog, and clear your mind of fatigue. For good.
Read on for a Clear Focused Mind!
Could the simple act of taking a probiotic supplement be enough to improve your energy levels? Probiotic use in the developed world has exploded in recent years. Likely due to the growing body of new research that connects the health of your gut to the health of just about every other system in your body. Gut health may be the foundation to … [Read more...]
Does it feel like you're experiencing a relapse of chronic fatigue? Your exacerbation of fatigue-related symptoms could actually be the result of your brain playing tricks on you! I've written in the past about the wide-ranging effects your brain can have on energy levels here and here. Your relapse of chronic fatigue might be a … [Read more...]
Adverse events that occurred in your childhood could be affecting your energy levels today! Does it seem far-fetched that a childhood illness could be affecting you as an adult? I'm sure if you ask any adult who overcame polio in their youth they would tell you that polio had a dramatic effect on their current or adult health/wellbeing. In … [Read more...]
Are you dealing with chronic fatigue syndrome? Or, is your fatigue really a symptom of depression? Depression and fatigue go hand-in-hand. But there's a lot more to the story. Read on to find out how your mindset affects your energy. The depressed and fatigued brain Let's imagine you have chronic fatigue syndrome. You've done your research … [Read more...]
Contrary to what you may believe, the feeling of gloom or dread that often accompanies chronic fatigue is a learned behavior. And just like how you learned these negative emotions, you can unlearn them and replace them with the mindset needed to overcome fatigue! No, this is not a post about the gifts found in a health challenge. It's about the … [Read more...]
One of the most commonly reported symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome is a lowered quality of life. Could the addition of a family pet increase the well-being and energy of those suffering from fatigue? Before you go on thinking "of course pets make you feel better", know that they are not a panacea. Responsible pet ownership is not the … [Read more...]
Fatigue is the most poorly managed condition in all of medicine. And part of the reason why is that there's still not a consensus on what makes up pathological levels of fatigue. Do you have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)? Or, maybe it's myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)? Or, was it systemic exertional intolerance disorder (SEID) that you were … [Read more...]