No Holiday Migraines…..No Holiday Stress!
It’s true – the majority of us look forward to the holidays. Sometimes though, as a migraine sufferer, the holidays can be a time of stress and headaches….often leading to an increase in migraines. So in a way, does that sometimes make you dread the holidays – the added pressure, the stress, the running from here to there to get everything done – and the resulting migraines?
Don’t give up on the holidays – you can look forward to this time of year without the dread and anxiety often involved. There are many things we can do for ourselves to reduce or avoid episodes of stress; not only reducing migraine pain, but also giving us some control over our migraine patterns, restoring some control over our lives – control which we are often robbed of due to migraine patterns.
Can you believe it’s already November? Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is just around the corner, quickly followed by Christmas! The time flies by so fast.
With the holidays approaching, it can be very difficult to stay on track with your health goals, as I am sure you are well aware. In this blog, I am going to give you some tips so that you go into the holiday season prepared!
“Accountability” is when you take responsibility for your actions. When you “own” them.
Do you suffer with bloating? I know if I eat particular foods, I can find myself bloating. What a miserable feeling. There’s not much that’s worse than that awful abdominal pain that has you doubled over and you just don’t know what to do to alleviate that pain and discomfort. I know if you have this issue, you are right there with me. It’s the pits. Here are 3 ways to “debloat.”
How to Eat Healthy While Traveling
I know – the summer is pretty much over; a lot of children are back in school. Still, for business purposes or even for an upcoming holiday weekend, you might find yourself traveling soon. Perhaps a long-awaited vacation? Business trip? Something completely different?
No matter where you’re going, you’re probably going to appreciate some quick and easy healthy food ideas. These can help you stay on track and help you bring, and find real food. While these tips can all be used right here at home, this is extra-important when you’re traveling. Traveling can throw your regular healthy habits off when you’re skipping time zones or even just being in a different place.
5 Things I Do When Going on Vacation to Prevent Migraines. As we get nearer and nearer to the end of the school year, our minds begin to focus on vacation. What a great time of year. We all look forward to that time away – rest and relaxation! After a whole school year or a hard fall winter and spring at work, we are definitely ready for a break. However, for those of us who suffer with migraines, taking a vacation can be a little more of a challenge as we have to prepare a little more than most people when planning a trip.
So, here are a 5 tips/ideas to help you while you are on vacation.
7 Essentials I Always Pack in My Suitcase for Migraine Relief. We are well into the spring now and as as we rush into the summer, people start thinking more about outdoor activities as well as taking vacations. I thought it would be timely to share a few tips I have learned when packing for vacation whether within the U.S. or abroad; short or long trips.
First and foremost, try not to stress about your upcoming vacation or rush the packing portion. It is wise to start early, make a list of things you will need, and take your time planning and preparing.