Creatine: The Missing Ingredient In Mental Health

Hidy ho neighbors! It's a gloomy day here in northeast Ohio and I find myself needing a way to put off the doldrums that are concomitant with this depression inducing weather. Besides the obvious choice of vitamin D, what am I turning to? To keep myself stabilized I eschew botanicals of all ilk, skip the magnesium, and instead turn to a powdery white dust that I know will keep my mood stabilized. That's right folks, to keep myself sane I choose creatine. And you should too.

Four Tests to Determine The Root Cause of Depression

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Mood disorders are fairly common these days, but they're often symptoms of other issues. Having a bad diet, underactive thyroid, or an autoimmune illness can masquerade as a mental health issue if they go unchecked. Here are four tests to take if you're struggling with the blues and want to pinpoint its root cause.

A New Year’s Resolution for 2015: Sleep Outside

Another year is upon us. These days New Years resolutions seem to be out of vogue. Every year around this time the wonkosphere gleefully pumps out articles about how much recidivism will keep us locked into our current habits NO MATTER WHAT. They're probably right, and I'm not a huge fan of resolutions myself. But a touch of re-evaluation at the beginning of the year is still useful. Here's a simple behavior switch that I've used over the past year that's very light weight and has a nice, balanced effect on your mind, body and soul.