Tag Archives: calm

How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

A few nights ago, I actually shouted out loud, “Stop talking! I can’t sleep!” Which startled my fiance, who’d been snoozing silently. When I have something serious on my mind, I just can’t seem to stop that interior dialogue, relax, and ease myself i ...
Can Passion Flower Promote Calm?

Can Passion Flower Promote Calm?

Toddler tantrums, traffic jams, accidental stubbed toes – aaaah! Looking for a way to deal with your stressful day? (Other than punching your pillow, of course”¦) Then you may want to stop and smell the flowers. Passion flowers, that is. ...
Keep Calm and Sleep On

Keep Calm and Sleep On

There’s nothing worse than an unsatisfying night of sleep. The solution to your snooze-related woes may lie in a perennial plant with white, pink and purple flowers. Native to parts of Europe and Asia, this plant goes by the name Valeriana offi ...
Need a Stress Rescue?

Need a Stress Rescue?

It comes at you from all angles – in the office, on the highway, at home. Stress is a part of daily life, and it’s nearly impossible to avoid! If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, it’s time to stop and smell…. the flower ...
The broken toe.

The broken toe.

Take one calm Super-mom with years of yoga and spiritual training. Add in her teenage daughter, having an especially teenagerish moment, and what do you get? A bloody rampage more painful than four childbirth experiences combined. (And it STILL HURTS ...
4 Herbs for Bedtime

4 Herbs for Bedtime

Looking for a natural way to wind down in the evening? Consider these four herbs, noted for their soothing and calming properties: Passion Flower: The compounds found in passion flower may have a mild calming and relaxing effect that can soothe occas ...

Natural Ways to Calm a Crying Baby

There’s nothing more frustrating than being unable to console a crying baby. You can cuddle, walk, rock, sing or drive around in circles, but sometimes little ones keep wailing despite your best efforts. Societies and cultures throughout the ag ...