Supporting mental health is one of the core elements of my practice. Our bodies heal better when our minds are right. I've got many tools to help folks with this, ranging from food choices and exercise to herb, supplements and flower essences. One of my longer-term...
Celilo Health Tag Archive: mental health
does summer make you SAD?
Most people understand SAD as a depression response to the short, dark days of winter. And indeed, that is the most common form.
But summer SAD is also truly a thing: hot days, unrelenting brightness that makes you think you have to be cheery and energetic, wildfire smoke in certain parts of the country — all of these contribute to seasonal depression in the summer.
Here’s one simple way to beat it.
the forgotten garden flavor
How often do you think of lavender as a flavor? It’s been largely forgotten, but it offers important healing benefits for gut and mental health.
pesticide linked to ADHD risk
Organophosphate pesticides kill agricultural pests by poisoning their brains. New research suggests those chemicals may harm young human brains, too, increasing risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) even at low doses. Researchers looked for evidence...