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The Vagus Nerve

Hello friends !This week I'm delving back into our mental health and talking you through some of the specifics of the vagus nerve. I have posted about this nerve on instagram before and even made a little info graph to showcase some of it's functions - but there are oh so many and I thought it was deserving of it's own space over here on the website. With that thought, please note I am still going to be focussing in on the digestive and mental health related functions -  and how you may be able to use this knowledge to look and feel your best self. This post is divided up into the what (some anatomy and physiology of the...

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5 Herbs to Support Mental Health

My main goal for Lavender & Co. Botanicals is to help you not only look your best, but also feel like your best self. Mental health plays a huge part in how one can feel on a day to day basis, and it's something I've been interested in for quite a while now. Before I started studying Naturopathy I was about a year into a bachelor of psychology. Understanding how we think, make decisions and are as people, will always be an interest of mine, as well as how we can change our patterns and behaviours.The reason I switched to naturopathy from psych was because I wanted to be able to help people more holistically. So here we are, and...

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The Art of Gratitude

In the society we live in today its very easy to fall into a state of lack and wanting, searching for the things that we are told we need and constantly consuming, and still feeling as though we don't have what it is we need. Most people are not grateful for what they have already; it is taken for granted and not much thought goes towards . We seem to always be focused on the negatives and it is so easy to do this. It seems hard to be grateful in todays world - although we have SO MUCH to be grateful for. having gratitude for the things you already have in your life allows more goodness to flow in, for you...

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