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Mental Health Counseling: Whitefish Bay and On-line

By - Laurie Groh

Self Soothing Five_Senses

Self Soothing When we are feeling emotion overload we might do something that is harmful to ourselves (bingeing, cutting, drinking, smoking). There are healthy was to sooth.  This is so important to me to share to my clients at Shoreside Therapies in Whitefish Bay and others that might be struggling. Self Soothing Through Smell Bake cookies, cake, or bread. Boil

By - Laurie Groh

Teas for Mental Health and Well Being

Best Teas for Mental Health and Well Being My goal this week it to find more information on tea and the mental health benefits.  Some teas help with tension, stress, sadness, sleep difficulties, even lactation and bowel movements. First I will share (and give you a link) my favorites, which I believe do have a benefit.  I have personally found

By - Laurie Groh

21 Herbs Every Mother Should Plant

1) ALOE VERA–Easy to grow inside on a windowsill. * Soothes burns and accelerates wound healing. Base for a wound poultice. *Juice can be taken internally or used to make eye drops for ocular infections. 2) BLACKBERRY– plant if where it will have room to spread. * good for anemia *Leaves are good for sore throat, colds, fevers, mild diarrhea,

By - Laurie Groh

Medicinal Value of Whole Foods

Medicinal Benefits of Whole Foods For the first 5000 years of civilization, humans relied on foods and herbs for medicine. Only in the past 50 years have we forgotten our medicinal “roots” in favor of patent medicines. While pharmaceuticals have their value, we should not forget the well-documented, non-toxic and inexpensive healing properties of whole foods. The following list is

By - Laurie Groh

Homemade Sleepytime Tea

Homemade Sleepytime Tea Ingredients: 1 part dried spearmint 1 part dried chamomile flowers Combine in a bag. Feel free to estimate here, its not something that needs to be perfect. To serve, (if you really needed me to tell you) just place the desired amount of tea into a tea bell and mix with hot water. Serve with a little milk and

By - Laurie Groh

Good Herbal Teas for Anxiety

Catnip Research conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationand other health associations have claimed that herbal remedies, including catnip tea, contain a natural composition of various compounds that affect the brain, heart and mind. Catnip is used widely for soothing an upset stomach that may be related to anxiety. It contains nepetalactone, which acts as a sedative in humans.

By - Laurie Groh

Herbal Tea for Anxiety

Ingredients The ingredients needed to make a homemade soothing herbal tea are a tablespoon each of dried chamomile flowers, peppermint leaves passionflower hops St. John’s Wort lavender All ingredients should be organic and fresh. You should be able to find these ingredients at your local herbal shop. Materials The materials needed to make this herbal tea are a medium jar,

By - Laurie Groh

SPICY FERTILI-TEA FOR TIRED TYPES

SPICY FERTILI-TEA FOR TIRED TYPES 1 cup black tea leaves 2 tablespoons ground allspice 2 tablespoons ground cardamom Fresh ginger slices Combine all the ingredients except the ginger in a small resealable container. Place 2 teaspoons of the mixture in a teacup. Add two slices of fresh ginger, pour boiling water over the tea and ginger, and let steep for

By - Laurie Groh

Natural Solutions

Laundry Powder Laundry Soap recipe Each batch yields approximately 32 ounces   1 bar of shaved bar soap (Fels-Naptha) 1 cup of borax 1 cup of washing soda Thoroughly stir together for 5 minutes and enjoy the results! Liquid Detergent 1 quart water (boiling) 2 cups bar soap (grated) 2 cups borax 2 cups washing soda 1. Add finely grated