Self-care for anxiety: 5 natural stress treatments
Whilst a small amount of anxiety is what has helped us survive as a species, a constant state of fear or worry can make everyday life overwhelming. Traditional Western methods of coping with anxiety do not work fully for everyone, so here we look at 5 Chinese medicine alternatives for managing anxiety.
7 ways that stress can affect your physical and mental wellbeing
From pushing to meet a deadline to having a spat with your partner, your body and mind are designed to withstand and overcome short-term bouts of acute stress. When you perceive a challenge or threat, your body and mind immediately prepare for action, releasing hormones that increase your heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, and…
Why you should focus on your wellbeing in 2019
Living life in 2019 has awoken a collective need to make wellbeing an intentional priority. As we navigate a world with unprecedented access to information, communication, and technology, we’re facing physical, mental, and social health issues as we’ve never experienced. Here’s why we should be focusing on wellbeing in 2019.
3 easy Qigong exercises to reduce stress and anxiety
Stress and anxiety in small doses can be extremely beneficial, giving you the drive you need to complete a project for example. However, when stress becomes more of a long-term problem, it can cause mental and physical health issues which can not be ignored. Here, we look at Qigong exercises you can use to reduce stress and anxiety, protecting you from serious troubles with your health.
Can Chinese medicine help my anxiety?
Humans have always faced some level of anxiety, and this has been integral to our survival as a species. Though it would seem that our removal from deadly predators and abundant access to food, clean water, and shelter would dial down our feelings of anxiety, the opposite is actually true. Modern life generates its own…