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Why I’m Listening to the World Health Organization About Mental Health and Coronavirus
As a naturally anxious person, the coronavirus pandemic has had a negative impact on my mental health. That’s why I started adhering to advice on handling mental health issues in the wake of COVID-19 released by the World Health Organization (WHO). Here...
Why the Coronavirus Is Triggering My OCD
The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is enough to make almost everyone anxious. With people stocking up on food supplies leaving entire grocery shelves empty, hand soap and sanitizers hard to come by, and common toiletries...
How to Stay Focused While Working from Home
As the world is overtaken by the pandemic, more and more people are suddenly faced with a new challenge: working from home. For those of us lucky enough to still have jobs and the flexibility to work from home, the...
The Simple, Natural Antiviral Herb I Use and Why
I would prefer not to get the flu. Many of us attribute flu season to the cold weather. Indirectly, that might be the case. However, we don’t get the flu from cold weather in the way we think. Inclement weather...
What I Am Learning About Diet and Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic
I am social distancing and spending time #boredathome. I am with my family which keeps me very busy but because of the shutdown, I am no longer commuting which has freed up some time to focus on family self improvement....
How I’m Boosting My Immune System During the COVID-19 Pandemic
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the people who are most vulnerable to the coronavirus (COVID-19) are those who are already immunosuppressed. However, you must remember nobody is zero risk. Many of us can still get COVID-19 and...
I Have Anxiety – Here are the Steps I am Taking to Protect Myself from the CoronaVirus
So first off, in my mind I am thinking that I hope I don’t give you the CoronaVirus by reading this post. Because right now I am catastrophizing. What if I get Corona? What if I infect my family? My mother...
Taking Care of our Friends and Loved Ones During the Coronavirus Pandemic
As we do our part to flatten the curve and slow down the spread of the coronavirus, we know that cancer and other serious illnesses are not on hold. We at Tranquility Labs have loved ones suffering from cancer and the...
6 Steps I Am Taking To Prevent Coronavirus Anxiety
When the news of a novel coronavirus first started spreading in January 2020, I started to go through all of my anxious motions. First, I started seeking out articles about COVID-19. A couple of weeks later, I began sharing posts...
5 Reasons Your Workouts Need Fatty Acids
Fat is essential for losing weight. Those are likely some words you never expected to hear! As a matter of fact, fat is also necessary for building muscle. Now, that doesn’t mean you should go all-in on a bucket of...
ADHD and ADD: What’s the Difference?
A lot of mental health issues have symptoms that overlap. This makes diagnosing mental health conditions difficult. To further lend to the confusion, some of us erroneously refer to one condition as another. This mistake is extremely common when it...
5 Ways to Naturally Boost Cardiovascular and Brain Health
Thanks to modern medicine, the human race lives longer than ever. We’ve got the quantity of years down. Now, it’s time to bulk up on the quality. Quality of life is dependent on the health of vital organs. You can’t...
5 Amazing Ways to Get Your Turmeric On
Turmeric is a superfood that has been gaining a lot of momentum among gut health aficionados who praise this culinary root for its anti-inflammatory abilities. Meanwhile, beauticians are raving over its skin-glowing benefits. Many are just starting to learn of...
Has Your Child Been Diagnosed with ADHD? Here’s What to Do!
Do you have a child with ADHD? It may not feel this way, but you’re not alone. Approximately 11% of kids between the ages of four and 17 have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. While 11% may sound like a...
How I Helped My Aging Mother With Her Increasing Anxiety
My 86-year-old mother developed pneumonia over the winter break.  Prior to this illness, she was living on her own and still working in a business she had started when she was 60 years old. After 2 weeks in the hospital and...
5 Ways CBD Interacts with the Human Body
The last couple of years have been pretty big for the CBD industry. CBD products have popped up in many sectors throughout the health and wellness market. From pain relief to cosmetics, CBD has taken the world by storm. Thanks...
About Hot Flashes: Everything You Need to Know…In a Flash!
Hot flashes. They come with the territory as women age. As if our bodies don’t go through enough during our child-bearing years, our system gives us one last kick in the gut on the way out. This phenomenon is known...
13 Ways to Stay Focused All Day Long
Sometimes your focus can be as split as a block of string cheese. There are so many people, responsibilities, and adorable puppy videos on social media platforms all vying for our attention at all times. But by serving so many...
Finding Balance: A How-To Guide for Managing Work, Home, and Family
Life tends to pull us in so many directions. We’re like many strands of string cheese being pulled from the same block by multiple hands. After being picked away at, we can feel like there’s nothing left to us. Suddenly,...
Is CBD Really the Answer?
While it seems like everyone is beginning to jump on the CBD bandwagon, the hemp plant has a long, storied history as medicine for our ancestors. In fact, early 1800s physician William Brooke O’Shaughnessy used hemp to treat epilepsy. Over...
How to Beat the Winter Blues After Daylight Savings
Life is all about taking the good with the bad, whether balancing the highs and lows of a relationship or having trouble buttoning your pants after a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Daylight Savings Time is no different. While it’s the one...