What is your personality type?

What is your personality type?

Have you been curious about your personality type?

Do you sometimes even wonder if you are perhaps stuck with a certain type of personality?

Have you asked yourself why are you the way you are? Perhaps you have taken numerous personality tests to find out more about yourself because you want to change your patterns of behaviour or improve your relationships. (more…)

Inflammation and our health

Inflammation and our health

Inflammation is considered to be one of the root causes of pretty much every health concern known to us today.

 
You may likely know that a short-term inflammation is not a bad thing. It may simply be our body’s response to an infection and its aim is self-protection and healing. However, a chronic inflammation is another issue altogether. Research indicates that an overactive immune system ends up damaging our tissues. (more…)

Gut health. Brain health.

Gut health. Brain health.

Your gut health and brain health are related.

 
Have you ever noticed your stomach “in knots”? Or can you recall times when you had a “gut feeling” about something or someone, although you couldn’t find a logical reason behind it? There is a reason why our gut is very sensitive. It is the home to our enteric nervous system.

The enteric nervous system is often referred to as our second brain. (more…)

Can emotions hurt us?

Can emotions hurt us?

What happens when you experience challenging emotions?

 
I am specifically referring to emotions that are typically labeled as “bad” or “negative”. You know, the ones that we are told we should not have in the first place.

I suspect that at least once in your life you experienced a moment when you witnessed a friend or a family member feeling angry about something or someone, and you sincerely advised them: Don’t get upset. Don’t cry. It’s not worth it! Or something along these lines. Or perhaps you were the one given this advice. (more…)

Life lessons

Life lessons

Life lessons on gratitude and more…

 

Last year, my 13-year old daughter taught me a few lessons on life. How? She decided to raise three baby chicks in order to get her own fresh organic eggs. At first, I was quite bewildered by the idea but at the same time, I felt really intrigued. 

A multitude of questions floated through my mind: How can we do this in our backyard? Will they stink? How do we manage to take care of them? (more…)