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Is Anxiety Hereditary? 5 Ways to Break the Link Between Anxiety and Genes
We knew family genes are to thank for our eye color and hair color. There are many factors that play a role in developing anxiety and research suggests one of these influences might be your genes. So, is anxiety genetic?...
How I’m Handling the Uncertainty Surrounding a Summer Reopen
Those of us who dealt with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) all winter had to compound those anxieties with being cooped up from shelter-in-place. We’ve been looking forward to summer, but now all of our favorite activities might be on pause....
I Kicked my Coffee Habit with these 5 Natural Alternatives
Admittedly, caffeine transforms me from zombie to Superman. I used to need a cup of coffee to get me going in the morning and energy drinks throughout the day. However, the jitters, anxiety, and sleepless nights outweighed the positive effects...
How I’m Spraying My Way to Good Sleep
I’ve battled long stretches of sleep loss throughout my life. As people with insomnia can attest, those long nights include a lot of tossing, turning, and whimpering. I’m guilty of taking all types of sleep aids and skeptically have taken...
Why I’m Using Diet and Nutrition to Combat My Social Anxiety Disorder
Anxiety, panic attacks, and mental illness are all a part of who I am. For decades, doctors prescribed me different medications that depleted my energy levels and sex drive, at times, even worsening my social anxiety disorder. They never told...
The Pandemic Hangover: A Mental Health Crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has swept the entire globe, leaving behind a mental health crisis in its ruins. While the fear of COVID-19 itself has dwindled in comparison to the March 2020 numbers, the aftermath of society’s mental health is nearly...
The Simple Strategy I Used to Reduce My High Prescription Drug Costs by 75% Without Compromising My Health
I am 87 years old and recently entered an assisted living facility in Coral Gables, Florida. As a former Registered Nurse, I am proactive about my health and understand that I need to be on certain medications. But if you’re...
Turmeric 101: The Healing Properties of this Wonder Spice
Based on the popularity of our previous article, The Truth About the Benefits of Turmeric, we have compiled an update on the natural ways turmeric can benefit your health. Unfortunately, living with chronic pain and inflammation is a reality for many...
Proper Sleep Can Clean Your Brain. Here’s How…
We all need our beauty sleep for optimal functioning. However, we might be underestimating the true power of a good night’s sleep. Research has discovered that our brain “cleans itself” while we slumber. It flushes out useless noise, chatter, and information that...
Why Can’t I Stop Stuffing My Face? 5 Reasons Why We Overeat
We’ve all been there. Rifling through the pantry. Scrounging through the freezer. Standing in the darkness with the light of the refrigerator illuminating your guilty silhouette. You’re not alone if sometimes, especially during times of stress and uncertainty, you find...
Hot Flashes: Everything You Need to Know
We couldn’t believe the response to our last post about the benefits of Estrolene for Perimenopause Support. Thank you to all who read and commented — we truly hope it was helpful. Now as families celebrate Mother’s Day across the country, we’re...
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...