Mar 25, 2020
Keeping on top of our fundamentals and knowing ourselves are two keys to maintaining our wellbeing in a crisis. In this episode, we cover finding the silver linings in this and any situation for the benefit of our wellbeing, including taking things a bit slower, connecting with friends and loved ones in the face of social distancing, and eating for optimal mood. Take steps with us this week!
LET’S TALK THE WALK!
RESOURCES AND SOURCES (some links may be affiliate links)
Slowing Down and Connecting
"Mommy, I Like the Coronavirus," wsj.com
"Social Distancing Shouldn't Mean Losing Human Connection," washingtonpost.com
"Homefront During World War II," wikipedia.org
How to Install Netflix Party
Food and Mood
In a mental health emergency, reach out to your health care provider, call 911 in the US or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255
"Feed Your Head: Foods That Target Depression and Anxiety," wsj.com.
"Managing Stress and Anxiety/Coronavirus," cdc.gov
"NIH Human Microbiome Project Defines Normal Bacterial Makeup," nih.gov
Broken Brain Docuseries, Dr. Mark Hyman, brokenbrain.com
"Defining Dysbiosis for a Cluster of Chronic Diseases," nature.com
"Leaky Gut: What is it, and What Does It Mean for You?", health.harvard.edu
"These Women Treated Their Anxiety and Depression with Food. Here's What They Ate," healthline.com
"Anxiety Might be Alleviated by Regulating Gut Bacteria," sciencedaily.com
"Human Microbiome Project," nih.gov
"Scientists Bust Myth That Our Bodies Have More Bacteria Than Human Cells," nature.com (NOTE: They do, but not 10x more as previously stated)
"Changing Your Diet Can Help Tamp Down Depression, Boost Mood," npr.org
"A Suspicious Gut Microbiome: 19 Conditions Linked to Dysbiosis," viome.com
"A Brief Diet Intervention Can Reduce Symptoms of Depression in Young Adults - A Randomised Controlled Trial," plos.org
"This is Your Brain on Healthy Food," Drew Ramsey, M.D.
"Your Gut Microbiome and Anxiety - What's the Connection?", chriskresser.com
"Nutrition and Mental Health - What's the Connection?", chriskresser.com
"The Baffling Connection Between Vegetarianism and Depression," psychologytoday.com
"Fermented Foods: Functional Foods," foodandmoodcentre.com.au
"How to Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy While COVID-19 Has You Stuck at Home," time.com
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