Are you always trying to find the perfect gift for someone on your list? Or do you wait until the last minute and struggle to find something? Whether it is for a teacher, a coworker or a neighbor, Village Green Apothecary has natural gift options that even the pickiest person would love.
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Although this holiday season may not be full of parties and get-togethers, overindulging is still going to happen at my house. Baked goods, eggnog, and a few wine glasses may mean my digestive system is going to need some extra help to handle all the excess goodies.
Overeating or feasting on foods that you do not eat on a regular basis can cause uncomfortable symptoms, such as bloating, gas, heartburn and abdominal pressure. Overeating isn’t the only cause of these symptoms. Other culprits include: Continue reading “6 Effective Supplements to Soothe Digestive Discomfort”
Gift giving can be stressful and difficult. Compounded with everything else going on at this time of year, sometimes finding the right gift for a teacher, mail person, baby sitter or other friend or relative gets put off to the last minute. If you are struggling with what to get that special someone, Village Green Apothecary has gift ideas for you that are natural and unique.
For the Tea Lover
With names like Get Happy and Get Relaxed, and flavors like Orange Ginger Mint, teas from Republic of Tea are a tasty and warm gift to give. Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Everyone”
School is out and for many that means a more relaxed sleep schedule. However, just because it’s summer doesn’t mean that you should let your kids stay up as late as they want. Recent research has found that consistent bedtimes result in better health for most people. And if you are like me, putting my kids to bed later does not result in a later wake-up time. Even reducing sleep by 1 hour per night can affect your child’s cognition and ability to pay attention. Sleep is a vital part of your child’s healthy growth and development. It’s even been shown to improve children’s peer acceptance, social skills and engagement, and emotional intuition. Continue reading “5 Tips For a Good Night’s Sleep… For Your Kids”
Between hockey tournaments, sick kids, soccer games, work, holiday get-togethers and renovations (why did we decide to start these in December?!), there just doesn’t seem to be enough energy to get everything done. And stress levels are high!
The holidays should be a time for friends and family and good will, but it has been estimated that about three-quarters of all visits to primary care physicians during this time of year are for stress-related problems. The result of chronic stress to our bodies is disastrous. You can work to reduce the impact of holiday stress by eating right and practicing a few easy stress-management tools. Continue reading “Hold the Holiday Stress”