Winter Blues Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Every winter the way we may feel, seasonal affective disorder or SAD. During winter months with less sunlight in addition to a depressed mood, sad, includes cravings for carbs, inability to concentrate, irritability, weight gain etc. Sunlight stops melatonin production in the body, and darkness starts it.

Sunlight is usually missing in the winter months, when light is absent, the pineal gland activates two of its natural enzymes to turn the hormone serotonin into melatonin. Serotonin keeps us from being depressed, stops craving sweets & carbs. when melatonin kicks in, normal serotonin activities are reversed, the pineal gland gets insufficient sunlight.

Dietary Remedies: Apricots,apples, pears, grapes, plums, grapefruits, oranges , Avocados, Brown Rice, dates, bananas, papayas, plantains, pineapple, tomatoes, cottage cheese, turkey, fish ,eggs, ice, shellfish.

Herbal: Teas  Chamomile, peppermint, cinnamon

Lifestyle Remedies: Curtains Open, Exercise in the Sun outside or near a sunny window, walking, aerobics, swimming, biking, light therapy, vacation in sunny climate during winter months

Like yourself — Success Inspirers’ World

Do you like yourself? Like yourself; You should like yourself; If you like yourself, You will be kind to yourself; You will do your best For yourself; If you don’t like yourself, You will neglect yourself; Instead of caring for yourself; Like yourself; No reason not to like yourself; You are a likable person; Others […]

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The Great “I AM” Sayings

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If you have Faith in Him, you will have True Life” JOHN 20:30-31.

I am The Bread that Gives Life!  JOHN 6:47-51

I am The Light for the World! JOHN 8:12

I am The Gate for the Sheep. JOHN 10:7-10

I am The Good Shepherd. JOHN 10:11-16

I am The One Who Raises the Dead to Life! JOHN 11:25-27

I am The Way, The Truth, and The Life! JOHN 14:6

I am The Vine. JOHN 15:5-7

GOD I AM

Taking Control of High Blood Pressure — Phoebe, MD: Poetry & Medicine

Have you ever been told that your blood pressure is high? Are you already on medications for your blood pressure? If so, you are not alone. Just in the U.S., it is estimated that half of all adults–over 100 million people–live with this condition. In this post, I will discuss the fundamentals of high blood pressure, how to properly monitor your own blood pressure, and what you can do on a daily basis to help improve your blood pressure.

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Women Fall Has Arrived.. Got Tips?!

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Fall has arrived !!!

Ditch the soap, they leave your skin dry, switch to a soap-free hydrating cleanser.

Put away Gels, bring out the Creamy Body wash & Oil-based scrubs. Summer may have left your skin dry.  Start Fall off with a full-body exfoliation session. Oil-based scrubs are to exfoliate and hydrate.

Switch Lotions to Creams. The air becomes drier, the skin needs thick moisturizers. Creams provide stronger barrier, meaning it will reduce  water loss from the outer layer of skin,  providing hydration to the layer of skin.

Lips. Protect them, Start moisturizing to prevent dry, cracked lips,  use a non-petroleum based lip balm.

Hands. Invest in Hand creams. Hands become dry and cracked during fall & winter, prevention really is worth the cure. Start moisturizing your hands now.

ZENAGALLERY BLACK TIE B-DAY

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Private Black Tie  Intimate Birthday Celebration Hotel Henry Resort

Make a Wish. Blow out the Candles. One year older. You’re INVITED…

What Happens at my VIRGO Birthday Party, Stays at my VIRGO Birthday Party!

“REPONDEZ S’IL VOUS PLAIT, RSVP….Thank You for Coming!

See you All Soon!!

Cheers!!!  Ms. Zena XOXOXO

 

The Four Body Types: What The Hormonal, Structural & Ayurvedic Types Are And How They Can Help You Understand Your Body — Thought Catalog

Bodies are just as much a product of habit and behavior as they are DNA and genetic structure.

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