Our mood and emotions are dependent on, and affected by, many factors in our lives. The way we choose to live our lives and what we decide to focus on has a huge impact on how we feel about ourselves and the world around us. The first step in living a fulfilling and joyful life is to make sure we are living a life that is true to us and that feeds our passions. These sorts of questions can be explored with the help of therapists or counselors or many of the other wonderful resources available out there. Then there are obviously some serious medical psychological conditions that will require drug therapy and which require treatment under the supervision of a specialized medical professional. However, for more mild or moderate concerns regarding mood health there are many great options out there.
The first step in feeling our
best emotionally is to nurture our bodies.
|Healing a Compromised Digestive Tract|
In the last blog post I
discussed the importance of a healthy digestive tract and how it can affect
nearly all the other systems in our bodies, from our immunity to our mental
health. We also covered how the first step in healing our digestive tracts is
to improve our diets. Whole, healthy, unprocessed foods are easily recognized
by our systems and digested easily as long as there are no intolerances to that
specific food. Processed, artificial
foods, or foods high in unhealthy fats and sugars, on the other hand, are
taxing on our systems and can slowly damage them, with the consequences
sometimes not showing up for months or years. So, switching to these healthy,
life-sustaining foods is the first step and then an elimination diet done with
the help of a nutritionist may help to identify any food intolerances that may
be present. The patient can then remove.