We could all use some help getting quality sleep from time to time – especially during the busy, stressful holiday season. Thankfully, an amino acid called 5-HTP has been proven to increase your time spent in deep, restorative sleep by 53%. And there are no side effects! To get the benefits, I recommend taking 100 mg. of 5-HTP 30 minutes before bedtime. Tip: If you don’t get results the first night, increase your dose by 50 mg. each night (up to 300 mg.) until you find the dose that works for you.
One of the easiest ways to foster joy and good health: tailoring your clothes to your unique needs. When deciding what to wear, consider the radiant energy of the colors in your closet. Each one has an effect on your body, and color therapy has been used for centuries in the treatment of disease and injury. Anxious? Pick a blue top, which promotes tranquility and calmness. Sad? Add a pop of yellow. The sunny color has been shown to boost cheer. Grieving? Choose pink, which can help heal sadness and loss.