Golden milk—ever heard of it? This vibrant, warm drink isn't just a feast for the eyes. It's a cozy hug for your body, packed with potential health benefits. Let's dive into the world of this golden elixir and how you can easily whip it up at home.What is Golden Milk?Think of golden milk as a spiced latte with a healthy twist. It's a traditional Indian beverage made with milk (dairy or plant-based), turmeric, and other warming spices like ginger, cinnamon, and black pepper. The star of the show, turmeric, gives golden milk its signature hue and many of its remarkable ...
Magnesium – it's not just a mineral you vaguely remember from chemistry class. It's a powerhouse nutrient your body craves for a ton of vital functions, from muscle relaxation to energy production. But did you know you can soak up some of this goodness through your skin? Enter magnesium lotion, the unsung hero of the wellness world. Let's dive into everything you need to know about this potential game-changer. What is Magnesium Lotion, Anyway? Simply put, magnesium lotion is a topical product infused with magnesium. It comes in various forms, most commonly magnesium chloride or magnesium sulfate (yep, the same stuff in ...
You’ve likely noticed a theme to getting better sleep and avoiding anxiety. Taking care of yourself is imperative to improve your sleep quality and prevent stress. •    Prioritize Yourself – While it is important to care for others, it’s more important to take care of your needs before you start worrying about anyone else’s wants. If you don’t get enough sleep at night, you’re not going to be at your best, and you won’t be able to help others as much. You have just as much right to sleep all night as your partner or boss.•    Be More Mindful – Meditation, ...
Humans really like their habits and rituals. So when you set a goal to sleep better every night to help increase your daytime productivity and your life satisfaction, a sure-fire way to success is to develop a nighttime winding down routine or habit. •    Finish Your Family Activities – If you have regular hours for eating and doing family activities like homework and whatnot each night, it’ll be easier to do this. Get done with these things within two to three hours before your final “lay down” bedtime. •    Eat Your Last Snack or Meal – Two to three hours before bed ...
Whether you work at night or not, darkness is an essential element to ensure you can get to and stay asleep. Not having any light will signal to your brain that it’s time for rest. In addition, when it’s dark, your body releases the hormone melatonin known as the sleep hormone to make you relax and feel slightly cooler, making you feel drowsy and eventually fall asleep.  •    Get Black Out Curtains or Blinds – Making your sleeping space dark is a great way to help yourself fall asleep faster. Any light coming in from outside, even the moonlight, can ...
If you don’t have a healthy lifestyle, it can lead to anxiety, insomnia, and poor sleeping habits. It may be frustrating that everything leads to exercise and diet, with diet being the most important thing for a healthy life – but it’s just true. You need to eat right and keep moving to live a healthy life, including being able to sleep well at night. •    Drink Water – Most people need about 64 ounces of water a day, but some will require slightly more and some somewhat less depending on your weight, how much exercise you do, and the type ...
Some people are really great nappers and can handle taking a short twenty-minute power nap every single day and function wonderfully. But people who have issues with getting to sleep at night, and staying asleep consistently, should eliminate taking naps to help fix this problem. •    Take Only Short Naps – If you like to nap, it’s important to do it right. Only sleep for about 20 to 30 minutes each day, and don’t do it to try to make up for lack of sleep from the night before. Only continue taking short naps if you see an improvement in your ...
Numerous things can get in the way of establishing regular sleep and waking cycles. The fact is, you’re much healthier if you can sleep during the night and be awake during the day. If you struggle with sleeping, the night shift may not be ideal for your needs. Some people have jobs that require that they work at night. If that is the case for you, unfortunately, you can’t change it. The best course of action is establishing a regular sleep and wake schedule that makes sense for your personal life, keeping in mind the importance of sunshine, hydration, diet, and ...
If you’re experiencing family problems, work problems, or internal, mental, or physical health issues, turning off to get to sleep can be a challenge. In addition, the daily trauma you’re experiencing when you have a lot of stuff to deal with can interfere with your sleep and then make everything seem much worse. •    Accept You Need to Deal with Your Stuff – It’s important to come to acceptance about how much power you have over yourself and how little you have over others. Once you do that, you can deal with your own stuff much better from a position of ...
While ultimately the goal is to start getting to bed at the same time most nights and sleep the same amount of time most nights, if you’re struggling with nighttime anxiety and after giving it a really good try you still can’t sleep, it’s better to get up and do quiet things than lay there and struggle. To ensure that you go to bed sleepy and sleep well at night, even if you’re a night owl, try these tips:•    Start Winding Down Early – When you know you have issues being tired when you go to bed, make sure you do ...