Many of us struggle with overeating following a significant loss such as the death of an animal companion. Don't put on extra pounds as you heal from pet loss. Instead, develop a healthier relationship with food by understanding what drives eating and how to relate to it more mindfully.
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Magnesium has been called a cure for nearly everything our human bodies suffer. Two of the most well-known benefits include reductions of anxiety and deepening of sleep. During your pet loss, you shouldn't be without adequate sources of magnesium.
Getting enough rest and sleep during times of grief and loss can be difficult as emotions ebb and flow and your body experiences the stress of emotional pain. But these tips for getting enough sleep and avoiding insomnia may minimize your struggles.
Let the natural world be your counselor and your guide as you travel through pet loss. Mental health experts agree that getting into nature can be incredibly soothing for those experiencing grief. Find out how.
If you're like me, you may be tempted to overeat after the death of a pet. But prehaps you're someone who just has no appetite at all during bereavement. Whatever your food challenges, we have some guidance to help you make good nutrition choices even when you cannot think past the next hour.
Your dog may have been nourishing your microbiome and you didn't even know it. So when you lose a pet, your body's gastrointestinal system may suffer in very real ways. Find out how cultivating your microbiome is even more important in the midst of pet loss.
Nevermind the loss of moisture from crying, the simple act of grieving puts tremendous pressure on our bodies - adding stress that only water can wash away. Find out just how essential increased water intake is following pet loss and some tasty, nourishing ways to imbibe more of it.
Despite our best efforts, sometimes eating well during a period of pet loss can feel impossible. If you're like me and you need a little guidance to help you develop good eating habits while going through grief, check out these mindful eating apps.
There are so many things to consider in the wake of pet loss, but loving on yourself is the first order of business. We've put together a guide with practical ideas to care for both your heart and your body during this difficult time.
Grief will take a toll on your body. Caring for your physical wellbeing by eating well, getting enough sleep, and moving mindfully will be key to finding your way through your pet loss without experiencing a breakdown. Our guide will give you tools to do this even when your brain is too foggy to navigate the pitfalls.