The Lazy Psychologist has been back in the kitchen this Fall! If you’re new to my blog, you may be asking yourself why a psychologist is posting recipes on her blog about mental health. Good question! Here’s the simple answer: food affects mood.
Welcome to my video blog this week. Today, I’ll be sharing another mindful breathing exercise. Breath practices can be a powerful way to modulate stress by helping to calm and sooth our agitated nervous system. This breath is called the strengthening breath but I call it the weird twisty breath.
Did you know that gratitude is good for your health? According to researchers, people who regularly practice gratitude have better heart health, sleep better, are more likely to exercise and eat healthfully, and are more resilient in terms of emotional wellbeing. That’s awesome, right?!
Check out this video blog with another mindful breathing practice: the “pausing as you exhale” breath. I enjoy teaching this breath for a couple of reasons. First of all, there are steps to follow as you’re breathing, and the steps help keep you anchored mindfully in the current moment.
Happy New Year! I hope 2017 is treating you well so far. We’re in the time of year when many people are putting their New Year’s resolutions into action, often related to living a healthier life. This seems like a perfect time for another installment of The Lazy Psychologist in the Kitchen. What’s that? Why is a psychologist offering recipes on her blog? What an excellent question!
Research is letting us know that what we put in our body directly affects how we feel, both physically and emotionally. Did you catch my blog on the “second brain” in our gut? If not, now worries.
Greetings again from my kitchen. If you missed my first “Lazy Psychologist in the Kitchen” post (check it out here), you may be wondering why a psychologist is sharing a recipe on her blog about mental health.
The results are in and the findings are clear: exercise is good for us. Yes, I know, right now, there is a decent chance you thinking to yourself, “Thank you, Dr. Obvious. We’ve known that for a long time.” Go with me for a moment! My job today is not just to peddle the idea […]