A New Garden Model

We all use models to help explain the world around us. For example, when a traffic light turns green, many of us reflexively hit the accelerator and go. We don’t check whether any cars are coming from the left or right, because our mental model assumes that cross ...

Let Plants Be Thy Mood Medicine

Our emotions can dictate our food choices (and cravings), but what goes in our mouths can also have a profound effect on the former. Why is that? New evidence is starting to reveal that there is a large connection between the gut and the brain, also known as the ...

Herbal Medicine for Mental Health

Mental health has become just as much of a primary focus as immunity during the global pandemic. Many have struggled to cope with being in isolation, having a loss of income, grief for loved ones, and so many other factors. It seems anxiety and depression are at an ...

Well-being in Eight Seconds: Hone Your Emotional Intelligence

Sitting in my doctors’ office, I had no idea both of us were about to have a most pivotal moment. She put my face in her hands and said, “You just look so pathetic.” I had lost so much weight that I was practically a walking bone. It was so very frustrating that no ...

When Life Gives You Lyme, Squeeze It Out of Your Life

holistic treatment approach is needed to fight Lyme disease, which is a complex multi-symptom disease. A right diet, state of mind, quality of sleep, yoga, meditation and Ayurveda can all help cure this disease.Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium named Borrelia that ...

Missing Links? Connect the Dots Between Lyme and Mental Health

Is it possible that a tiny little tick could assault the brain and body and cause lingering mental health issues in its wake? Yes. But even with decades of research that demonstrates a causal link between infectious disease and psychiatric issues, our healthcare system still isn’t ...

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