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Five of the Best Jobs For Anxiety Sufferers
Anxiety disorders affect different people in many different ways, and sometimes finding gainful employment can be made more difficult due to the sufferer’s needs. Some need quiet environments, while others can work with people but only in small doses. Some...
Continuous Use of Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids and Dementia
Trouble sleeping? Need something to help you get some rest? You reach for your friendly over-the-counter sleep aid and call it a night. Night after night. For weeks, months, or years. There’s nothing to worry about (except maybe a little...
Putting the ‘Care’ back in Healthcare: The Importance of Advocating for Your Health
We’ve all at some point gone to the doctors whether it be for a routine check-up or care for a specific ailment. However, these routine checkups should not be seen as such, for your body and well being is on...
Don’t Blink, Mom: It’s Graduation Time
In just a blink of the eye, my youngest child went from being a newborn baby to being a high school graduate. No doubt, you’ve heard people say that before, but it is true. It really happens in a blink....
Dear Grief, I Welcome You.
Grief is one of those tough topics that no one really wants to visit; heck, I am having a hard time even writing about it! But for those of us who are going through it, it’s comforting to find that...
Bacopa Monnieri’s Nootropic and Memory Boosting Effects
In our previous article, we discovered that the natural nootropic bacopa monnieri was found to produce pharmaceutical-strength results in the area of memory (specifically delayed word recall) when benchmarked against the powerful drug, Modafinil. At Tranquility Labs, we know about...
Modafinil Suitable for Daily Nootropic Use? Not Exactly…
Modafinil, sold in the US as Provigil, has become one of the hottest keywords in nootropics because of its clear benefits for wakefulness and low potential for addiction. However, as with most off-label usages – especially amongst the biohacking community...
Real Change Requires New Habits: Ringing in the New Year, Realistically.
It’s time to kiss the past year goodbye! This means preparing that often elusive (well for me at least), list of New Year’s resolutions… Fueled with hope and determination as the possibility to start anew approaches, it’s hard not to...
Sleep… It’s That Simple. – A Basic Guide to Herbal Remedies: Part 4
Sleep! The one thing we all need, but is elusive to some of us. Well in this final chapter of our series, we will explore several fast acting remedies that help to deliver a more restful and complete nights sleep....
Just Keep Swimming. – Using Fish Oil to Treat Seasonal Depression
Here in the Northeast, winter is right around the corner. The days are shorter, we see the sun less, and for 3 million people in the US alone we get SAD. I don’t mean “really sad with a capital ‘S’”...
Cold and Flu Season, Be Gone! – A Basic Guide to Herbal Remedies: Part 3
As the leaves begin to change and the temperatures drop, many of us are reaching for scarves, boots, and extra blankets. It’s autumn: nature’s beautiful reminder that winter soon approaches. With the many joyous happenings of the winter months, we...
Adaptogens for Anxiety, Stress, and Panic – A Basic Guide to Herbal Remedies: Part 2
Last time in part 1 of A Basic Guide to Herbal Remedies, we talked about the basics: herbal actions, the properties by which herbs work. Now it’s time for the fun part! Blending together powerful herbs to create remedies for common...
A Basic Guide to Herbal Remedies – Part 1: Herbal Actions
The world of herbal remedies is a vast one and can get very confusing very fast. For every ailment, there are at least a dozen herbs that might help. Healing herbs are classified by their actions, meaning a particular herbs...
The Herbal Brain Booster You’ve Never Heard Of…
What if I told you that an everyday yard weed could be one of the best brain boosters for focus and memory out there? When we think about dandelions, typically what comes to mind is “that annoying weed that seems to...
Making the Most Out of Traffic and Your Daily Commute
Being based out of Greater Boston, here at Tranquility Labs, there is one common stressor that we face. Can you guess what that is? Yes, TRAFFIC. This common everyday annoyance for millions of people has been known to cause anxiety...
Let Us Help Make This Back to School Season Easier!
It’s almost September, and you know what that means. Across the world, people are returning to work and school. The warmth and sun and fun times of vacation season will soon give way again to the daily grind of the...
Introducing CogniDHA – Our Advanced High-DHA Omega-3 Fish Oil
It is our pleasure to introduce CogniDHA: a high-DHA omega-3 fish oil, which boasts 775 mg of DHA per 1250 mg serving, or 74 percent pure DHA and 200 mg EPA. That’s a whopping total of 84 percent omega-3 fatty acids!...
Herbs for Health, Wellness, and Harmony
There is something truly magical about herbs and their ability to harmoniously bring us good health and a deeper understandings of the world around us. You don’t have to be an avid herbalist or botanist to understand and administer the...
What is Anxiety Part 3: The Symptoms of Anxiety
  Many of us still want to know: “What is Anxiety?!”  The “What is Anxiety?” series is back and ready to help you understand the symptoms of three common anxiety types. Feel free to leave comment and let us know...
5 Things That Distract You at Work and What You Can Do About It
Throughout the work day, focus and concentration ebbs and flows in a natural way.  However, there are some things that can be real distractions at work, compromising productivity and keeping you from doing your best.  Some of these distractions are...
Treatment of ADHD and ADD: The US vs France
An astonishing 11% of children between the ages of 4 and 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD/ADD in the United States.  That equals 6.4 million children. In France, the prevalence of ADHD/ADD among children depends on who you ask.  Marilyn...