Anyone who struggles with depression knows how much they feel trapped by the condition and how they may also feel trapped by the conventional drugs commonly used to treat it.That’s why research investigating saffron and curcumin for depression is so exciting. These natural medicines don’t interfere with existing treatments, and may even make them more effective. Here’s the safe way to deal with depression and increase your sense of hope and well-being.
Q. Dear Terry, “I have struggled with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) for much of my life. I don’t really know what triggers my flares, but they are really disruptive to my life. Lately, it seems like my flares have become more frequent. I want to use natural ways to heal my IBS. What do you suggest?” – Katelin J., Las Vegas, NV
Researchers recently reported that replacing just 5 grams (less than 1/2 a teaspoon) of butter, margarine or mayonnaise, in your diet with the same amount of olive oil reduced the risk of heart disease by 5-7%.
The same researchers found that eating more than 7…
Don’t miss a great season in your life wishing you had more, complaining about what you don’t have. The real joy in life is in the simple things—making memories with your family, riding your bikes together, watching the sunset with your spouse, or staring up at the stars at night. You don’t have to have big vacations or lots of money to have fun. Learn to enjoy the simple things in life.
Could it be that you’re at the right place for the season that you’re in, but you’re not enjoying it? Maybe if you would step back and see it from a new perspective, you would realize that God has you in the palms of His hands. He knows where you are, what you like, and what you don’t like. Instead of living discontented, frustrated, always wishing you were somewhere else, embrace the place where you are. See the good. Be grateful for what you have.
“Father, thank You for being the God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Help me find real joy in the beauty of this moment and in life’s simple things. I declare that I will embrace the place where I am and be grateful for what I have. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.”
“...to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment...” (1 Timothy 6:17, NIV)
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde