Let’s face it, we all tend to spiral out of mental and physical control toward the end of the year. With holiday chaos, like shopping, cooking, parties, and still maintaining a job, our stress levels are sky-high and our eating/exercise habits are at an all-time low. The new year is all about rejuvenation.
Many of us want quick fixes for any damage we’ve done. Not only do we want to jump on the new fad diet, but some of us may even think to pop some magic pills to lose weight, increase metabolism, help us sleep or improve our overall mood.
Well, those fads and pills do more harm than good. I don’t know about you, but I’m even weary of taking aspirin for a headache. If I have an ailment or find myself in a funk, I try to evaluate what is going on in my life that is causing the problem. Here are a few tips and alternatives to those mood-altering pills.