3 Ways To Include Spiritual Health Into Your Day
Everyone is looking for spirituality and a sense of purpose, no matter how they classify it. When it comes to our health, a large component of that is the importance of spiritual health and wellbeing.
I believe one of the strongest pillars (and most important from a mental standpoint) is the third of four pillars of holistic health, and that's being spiritually strong.
Now, the spiritual pillar, it's such a personal piece of overall wellness, and everybody tends to define it differently. I look at spirituality as a sense of purpose or direction or meaning, without which values can slip by the wayside. This is done through meditation, prayer, or other activities that foster a connection in nature or to a higher power, and not necessarily about a specific religion or belief system.
Is it possible to create happiness if you can't find it? Can you create your own happiness so that you will be able to living a long and fulfilling life?
In this episode of The Mental Minute, I share how it is absolutely true that you can create happiness. The trick is that only you can create your own happiness. I try to break down the notion that things can make you happy and expand on the relationship between love and consumerism and things we covet.
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If I was to ask how to not expect anything from anyone, would you think it selfish or naive? Digging a bit deeper, a broader question would be how to not explain yourself, and is this even possible?
In this episode of The Mental Minute, I look into the holy grail of happiness and determine whether the key to happiness is low expectations. Do you expect to be happy? If you don't, then you should probably want to know why are some people so happy and why some aren't.
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How do you find fulfillment, and is there a secret to happiness? Many people nowadays ask the question of how to find fulfillment in your life.
With all of the things we are experiencing around us, we should be asking ourselves how to find fulfillment in a noisy world. In this episode of The Mental Minute, I'll get to brass tacks and share with you how I found fulfillment outside of work and how my personal experiences for fulfillment led me to start Jared's Probiotics.
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Do you know where is most serotonin produced? Would you be surprised to know the most is produced in the gut, but, where is serotonin produced in the gut?
The bottom line is that if you want to be happy you need serotonin. But most don't realize, or misunderstand if it is produced in the brain or gut. In this podcast episode, I share how to produce more serotonin to be happy via your gut.
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How Can Probiotics Help You Have More Energy?
Are you aware how much digestion increases energy? Although increasing energy is so important, what are 3 additional ways probiotics help your body?
As we go through life, we should always be looking to biohack our body to get it to perform optimally, and this includes adding probiotics to your digestive system. So is possible that probiotics can improve your life? The bottom line is that good digestion increases energy levels, and who doesn't want that?
Does Will Power Affect Your Cravings?
Did you know in most instances, cravings are simply just a blood sugar issue and ultimately a mind game your brain plays on your body? If you have enough will power, will it really stop food cravings? Ultimately, there is a huge difference between craving certain foods and actual hunger.
Today I'm going to be talking about hunger. How do you know when you're really hungry or if it's just your mind playing tricks on you. I'm going to give you a fun way to figure that out, but if you're thirsty, generally most instances, you'll pretty much drink whatever is available, Coke, tea, water, kombucha. It's going to quench that thirst, however when it comes to foods, we are so discriminatory and down right picky when it comes to those foods that satisfy our hunger.
How To Deal With Cheat Meals?
Recently, I had a lengthy discussion about foods and how many people, especially in the fitness industry, use certain kinds of foods as rewards for doing something “good” for their body. You know the routine... “if I do 30 minutes on the cardio machine, then I can have that drink/get that dessert/order those onion rings instead of veggies. It got fairly heated because I attempted to dispel that idea altogether.⠀
It's important to note that there is a correlation between your gut and essentially every other function in our bodies. Most people associate it will “feeling bad”, but there is more and more evidence pointing to the relationship between gut health and mental health. But let's look at this more in-depth. To read more or listen to or download the podcast, follow the link.
These podcasts are an extension of me sharing what I believe is the source to be healthy emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually: a strong gut.