Have you ever gotten extremely upset over something supremely insignificant? Emotional triggers, also referred to as mental health triggers or psychological triggers, are any word, person, event, or experience that touches off an immediate, disregulating reaction. The change in emotions can be abrupt and overpowering. Why does this happen?
Elizabeth Marglin is a journalist/content creator whose favorite subjects are healthy living, sustainability, natural beauty, integrative therapies, mindfulness practices and parenting. She has been a regular contributor to the magazines Natural Solutions, Natural Health, FitPregnancy, Backpacker, and Colorado Homes & Lifestyles as well as the websites gaiam.com, deliciousliving.com, smartwatt.com, and the Huffington Post. She is also the coauthor of The Mother’s Wisdom Deck, a gorgeous inspiration deck designed for mothers. When she’s not perusing labels or creating new smoothie recipes in her Vitamix, Elizabeth can be found scheming up strategies to get her kids to eat their vegetables.
In a world awash in aspirational goals, in which life is a never-ending improvement project, healthy habits are everywhere. From intermittent fasting to frequent grazing, to eating this not that, to cardio workouts versus strength training, it can be hard to discern what habits to keep and which to forego. Here’s your guide for the best healthy habits to turn your life around, starting now.
Inflation is hitting us everywhere—at the gas station, at the airlines, and even more ubiquitously, at the grocery store. As consumer prices climb rapidly, people are trying to find ways to adjust. How can you make your groceries go further without skimping on taste or nutrition? Try these five ideas for making a budget seem more like a bonanza.
Emergency preparedness is a reassuring way to feel a sense of agency in the face of events you might otherwise have no control of. Adequate prepping can reduce the fear, anxiety and losses that accompany disasters. So take some time, put together a plan and stock on some of these supplies. You’ll feel better if you do!
Camping offers the perfect getaway, but with one caveat: It does take a lot of prep, especially until you have systems in place. If you are new to camping, no better time to take yourself (and maybe friends and family) and your gear for a test run. Here are some key camping tips to set you up for success.
Anxiety about health affects an estimated 4 to 5 percent of the general population. If your worries about wellness have you worried, take a look at these symptoms and follow this advice to get help.