We have known for years that our diet plays a direct role in diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and many cancers. However, our diet’s influence extends further and impacts how we feel, think, and even believe.
The link between a healthy diet and intelligence may come as no surprise. After all, a well-known Biblical example of this link is found in the book of Daniel.
Stress affects us all in various ways. Many stressful events are beyond our control. However, we can set ourselves up for failure or success by the way we habitually think and act. Here are a few common vices that tend to poison our mind: criticism, complaining, and worry.
Herbs and essential oils have been used in the medicinal arena throughout history. The Persians, Greeks, and Romans used lavender as a perfume, medicine, and mummifying agent. The Greeks referred to lavender as 'Nardus' or 'Spikenard', derived from the Syrian city Naarda.