Posts Tagged Depression

10 Causes of Low Energy

Why am I so Tired? In today’s fast paced world, so many of us are constantly feeling lack of motivation, fatigue and lethargy.  With technology moving at a fast pace, we have more gadgets now than ever before to make our lives easier. How is it then, that quite the opposite seems to be true?  It seems that with the inclusion of all this technology so too comes the expectation that we must cram more into our already hectic lives. So many people I have spoken to recently complain that no matter how much sleep they get, they just can’t seem to find the energy to jump out of bed with lots of vitality in the mornings. There are many various reasons for low energy, motivation and tiredness.  In today’s article we will be looking at some of the possible causes and natural remedies that may help you regain the bounce in your step! 1.  […]

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Natural Therapy for Wintertime Depression

  Natural Remedies for Wintertime Depression   SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder affects one in five people.  This condition begins to occur as the days shorten and we experience less sunlight.  Those with SAD can experience varying degrees of depression from a vague feeling that something is not quite right, to intense feelings of sadness and despair, and even thoughts of suicide. Along with depression, SAD sufferers may also sleep more in winter. Feelings of fatigue and lethargy may  also be prominent. Sunlight helps to regulate a multitude of hormones and neurotransmitters that control the body clock (circadian rhythm) and have strong effects on sleep, mood and behaviour. Two of these main players are called melatonin and serotonin.   When levels of these two hormones get low, it can result in the symptoms of SAD.  Here are some natural remedies I suggest to help with this debilitating disorder:- Vitamin D – This deficiency has long […]

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About Michelle



Michelle Firrisi is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Clinical Herbalist. She lived most of her life in the Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands, UK.

She now lives in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Michelle also holds an Honours Degree in Bachelor of Science Podiatric Medicine and practices Reiki, Massage and Shamanism. Her main speciality is in the areas of Addiction, Anxiety, Depression and reversing Mood Disorders with targeted Amino Acid Therapy & Nutrition.

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