“Kids today are exposed to so many things that were not around when we were growing up.”
I know. Every generation says the same thing because the world keeps changing. However, the digital boom of the last 20 years or so has made childhood exponentially different today.
Anxiety, learning disabilities, depression, and even suicide . . . are all on the rise and even more so in the last few years. It is not a coincidence. Although digital devices may not be the only culprit, it is a huge factor.
Children are being exposed to screens and social platforms way before their brains are developed enough to handle it. Much of it is too much for an adult, let alone a minor, as I explained in my previous article about digital dementia. (Yes, that is a thing.)
In this article, I want to introduce you to two new heroes of mine when it comes to healing our children’s brain and mind. Both recently launched books. Be sure to read to the end for additional mental help tips. Continue reading
Did you know that a leaky gut is typically the precursor to an autoimmune condition? And, that your body often presents you with early warning signs before a leaky gut actually occurs? It is important for you to recognize these signs in order to maintain optimal health.
A leaky gut, also known as intestinal permeability, causes your immune system to work overtime and can result in your body becoming nutrient deficient. Insufficiencies such as maldigestion and malabsorption then start to occur, which can result in inflammation.
Your gut is a great indicator. When you start to see changes for the worse, take notice. If you can make the necessary changes before your gut becomes truly leaky, you can often prevent other illnesses from occurring.
Some early warning signs of a leaky gut include: Continue reading