Blog — Stress and Anxiety Exposed

What You Might Not Know About Water Weight and the Stress Connection

What You Might Not Know About Water Weight and the Stress Connection

Do you ever feel stressed out and suddenly realize you haven’t taken a deep breathe in what seems like forever?  After a stressful period, do you feel fatigued and have low energy?  Or do you feel bloated and puffy in certain places of your body or even all over your whole body? Cause One of the reasons we feel so badly after stress can be quite clear if we simply think of the fact that we are not breathing the way we should be.  The lack of those deep breathes minimizes circulation to places like our digestive system.  The lack of blood and...

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Simone Wan Moran

Let's all have some Mimosa Tree Bark (aka Collective Happiness) on Election Day!

Let's all have some Mimosa Tree Bark (aka Collective Happiness) on Election Day!

A quick look on social media or watching the news makes it obvious that there are strong feelings around Tuesday's elections. On the positive side, we have an electorate that is more engaged than previous mid-term elections, but feelings are running high. No matter if you lean right, left or right down the middle, this election has people involved and anxious about the results. I have some tips to make it through Election Day calmer, cooler and more collected.   I am voting tomorrow as I find voting an empowering act to express my beliefs about the future of my town,...

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Simone Wan Moran

5 Hacks to Beat the Fall Blues!

5 Hacks to Beat the Fall Blues!

Ever feel blue when the fall season arrives?  If yes, you are not alone!  For many of us, the blues can set in with the changing of the seasons, particularly changing from the longer, warmer days of summer to shorter Fall and Winter days with less sunlight and colder temperatures.  Making sure that you are taking extra care of your Heart and Lungs during the fall and winter months may help you to better manage the darker, colder months.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), “Heart Health” is not just about physical fitness, it is about deep contentment with one’s life...

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Simone Wan Moran