Do you experience fluctuations in mood? Are you prone to depression?
Does your energy change throughout the day, affecting your mental focus? Are you feeling unmotivated?
There are a number of nutritional imbalances that can contribute to how you are feeling. Let me introduce you to some mood food’s, essential for brain function and neurotransmitter production, that you can easily add to your green smoothie.
What is GABA?
How is GABA related to my Anxiety? Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter within the body that is widely distributed throughout the central nervous system. GABA acts as the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain.
Relevance of GABA to Anxiety and Mental Health
Low GABA levels are associated with a range of conditions affecting the nervous system, including anxiety, depression, insomnia, epilepsy, panic attacks and PTSD.
How Do We Help Our Teenagers Build Resilience In The Face Of Adversity?
Have you ever wondered why bad things happen?
Let me share an event that happened a week ago to my teenager, my 12 year old son.
Once a week after school my teenager, Oscar likes to head down to Fremantle with a few of his mates to enjoy some of the newly discovered freedoms of youth - namely - eating junk food and going to Esplanade Park to try out their parkour moves (-an urban sport involving jumping from one urban structure to another - kind of like Neo in the Matrix - albeit a much tamer version!).
Every person is a unique representation of the human species. Nowhere is this more evident than when we look at DNA. A defect in this storybook of life can alter a lot of processes in our body; one good example of this is Pyroluria.