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What clues can I get from my headache?

Our bodies give us clues all the time. It’s not normal to have frequent headaches and often we are so used to certain pains and aches that we tend to ignore the signals from our bodies. It’s time to rip off that post-it over your “body-check engine-light” and find out what is going on.

(I don’t mention this in the video, but if you experience frequent headaches, you want to make sure it’s not a symptom of high blood pressure. Get it measured at a pharmacy...

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Which acupressure point  helps with anxiety?

Anxiety can feel so overwhelming, I know this from personal experience. I can get really frustrated when I unsuccessfully try to calm my mind mentally. That’s when I use Heart 7, an acupuncture point that works really well for anxiety.

Which acupressure point helps with anxiety? from Natascha Hebell on Vimeo.

Key points of this video: 

  • There are often ingredients in our diet that can contribute to the feelings of anxiety.
  • The consumption of caffeine, Energy Drinks and Mountain...

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Why am I so tired?

We have all had days where we had to drag our feet. Everything just feels heavy and like a chore. Maybe we get to do some of what we planned to do or maybe we just never get to the pile of things that we really should take care of. This can sometimes last for more than a couple of days at a time and can really interfere with the quality of our lives.

Why am I so tired? from Natascha Hebell on Vimeo.

Key points of this video: 

  • It’s ok to have a few days here and there where we...

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I slept 7-8 hours, then why am I so tired?

We often don’t realize that how we sleep is just as important as how we wake up. One of my favorite question to ask is: how do you feel when you wake up? There are a few things to be aware of:

I slept 7-8 hours, then why am I so tired? from Natascha Hebell on Vimeo.

Key points of this video: 

  • Fitbits and other wearable devices can be a double-edged sword.
  • You might find out that you have restless or interrupted sleep (but most probably you didn’t need a device to tell you)
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I have so much anxiety. I need help.

We all suffer from anxiety from time to time. Often, it can be evoked by a stressful situation but if it is dominating our lives, then it is time to address it.

I have so much anxiety, I need help. from Natascha Hebell on Vimeo.

Key points of this video: 

  • First of all, if you do take medication for your anxiety, do not stop taking it. Always check with your medical doctor first before making any changes to your medications.
  • As you most probably know, meditation or other mind-body...

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Is meditation right for me?

A meditation practice can - for some people (maybe a lot) - be a bit like a chore. Isn’t it difficult sometimes to empty your mind,  and sit still while you’re thinking about your to-do-lists? It seems like one more thing that you “should” do. I think it’s important to be gentle with ourselves. I invite you to recognize that meditation doesn’t have to be sitting in a lotus pose and following a certain protocol. 

Is meditation right for me? from ...

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What does my tongue tell?

The tongue is an important diagnostic tool, especially for acupuncturists and practitioners of Chinese medicine. I always look at the tongue when I talk to my patients,  because it gives me a better idea of the underlying causes.

What does my tongue tell? from Natascha Hebell on Vimeo.

Key points of this video: 

  • The tongue is an important diagnostic tool
  • The “geography” of the tongue is as follows: the tip represents the heart and behind the Heart is the Lung area. The...

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How much water should I drink?

Water is one of those essential things that our bodies need.  Just like exercise, wholesome food, air, regular elimination and sleep, water is part of the “free medicine” that our bodies need every day. Here are some of my tips to stay hydrated:

Key points of this video: 

  • Ideally, you should drink ½ of your pound of bodyweight in ounces of water. So, if you weight 150 lbs, you should drink 75 ounces of water.
  • This is a lot of water! Keep in mind that your body...

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How I can I best deal with menopause?

Well, one of the unavoidable facts of life is that we do get older. And therefore, sooner or later, a woman will experience menopause, the cessation of monthly periods and with it the inability to naturally conceive and bear children. Some women don’t experience any symptoms and others suffer for years. Here are some natural tips to help with this transition:

How I can I best deal with menopause? from Natascha Hebell on Vimeo.

Key points of this video: 

  • Let’s reframe...

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How can I improve the quality of my sleep?

Waking up refreshed in the morning feels so great, doesn’t it? But it can be absolutely frustrating and miserable to not sleep well and feel tired.  No wonder that there so are many sleeping aids available over the counter and as prescription drugs. Fortunately, there are a few natural things that you can do to help getting the rest your body needs. 

 

How to get better sleep from Natascha Hebell on Vimeo.

Key points of this video: 

  • We spend of our lives sleeping.
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