We had this 6 month trip all mapped out, and then 2 weeks in, everything changed. Today we discuss the art of surrendering.
My patients often feel like they can never get comfortable. They’re bloated, itchy, achey and irritable. That’s what it feels like to be inflamed. I liken it to being constantly bitten by mosquitoes.
When you talk to a kid, it’s important to emphasize “growth mindset” over “fixed mindset.” We can teach kids that if they encounter an obstacle, they can get through it with hard work, practice, and a little resourceful thinking. The same goes for health. We need to foster a growth mindset rather than a fixed mindset about health. Our health is not destined by our genes– it’s in large part determined by our diet and lifestyle choices. That’s empowering, but it’s also a great responsibility.
Rebel Health has hit the road! Reporting from a farm in rural Sicily, I discuss why you should fear chemicals and embrace germs.
Figured I should give some context on how I define health.
Evidence now corroborates what millions of women have felt for decades: birth control affects your mood.
If you have acne or gas, it’s time to learn about the dairy spectrum. Not all dairy is created equal.
Struggle to exercise? It’s time to lower your standards.
This article first appeared on mindbodygreen.com
After watching this morning routine, our new goal is to wake up before the alarm goes off. That’s how Dr. Ellen Vora knows she truly got enough sleep the night before. At mbg, we believe in the power of routine and ritual, but we also know that there’s always more to learn.
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If you’re as into morning routines as we are, you’ll love Dr. Vora’s tips. Ellen Vora M.D. is a holistic psychiatrist practicing with Frank Lipman M.D. at the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City. We love that it’s realistic (read: one to two minutes of meditation is enough and OK!) and goes beyond the basics. She shares a few gems, specifically her favorite breathwork and meditation app and her signature morning tonic, which has a fascinating ingredient we can’t wait to try.
Feeling inspired? Check out Dr. Vora’s new class for mindbodygreen, How to Control Anxiety: Doctor-Backed Natural Remedies for a Calm & Centered Life.