What has nutritional food, understanding hormones and our metal stability have in common?

What has nutritional food, understanding hormones and our mental stability have in common with human desires? Better yet, should a counsellor or a coach be knowledgeable about how the human body and mind interact with their environment?

Nutritional food sets the stage. Understanding how to utilize our chemistry, hormones, and developmental stability are all interconnected and have a significant impact on how we manage life’s changes.

You don’t believe me! Eat a Hogie, Strombolie or Oxtail and rice for lunch (my favourite) and let’s visit by 2:30 PM! Your body will be in a comatose state for the rest of the day.

Firstly, the food we eat plays a crucial role in our physical and mental health. Nutritional food provides the body with the necessary nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that are needed for proper functioning. This is for anyone who cares how they can better manage their emotions on a daily bases.

Read, The gut-brain axis: interactions between enteric microbiota, central and enteric nervous systems.

A balanced diet is essential for maintaining hormone balance and stability, which affects our mood, energy levels, and overall well-being – PERIOD!

Secondly, hormones play a critical role in regulating various bodily functions, including metabolism, growth, and mood. I should know as I wake every morning needing to hear the morning conversation of the neighbourhood birds compared to the morning murder, death KILL escalating in our nation is recited on the tele. 

Hormonal imbalances can lead to a range of physical and mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, weight gain, and diabetes. Therefore, understanding the role of hormones and maintaining hormonal balance is crucial for optimal health and well-being of your mental stability.

Read, One hundred years of Hormones

Hormones are chemical messengers that are produced by various glands in the body and are released into the bloodstream to travel to other organs and tissues, where they can have a variety of effects. Hormones play a crucial role in regulating many physiological processes in the body, including growth and development, metabolism, reproduction, and mood.

The effects of hormones on our state depend on the specific hormone involved and the target tissue or organ. For example, the hormone cortisol, which is released by the adrenal gland in response to stress, can affect our state by increasing blood sugar levels, suppressing the immune system, and altering mood and behaviour. Similarly, the hormone adrenaline, also released by the adrenal gland, can affect our state by increasing heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate, and preparing the body for a fight or flight response.

Other hormones that can affect our state include serotonin, which is involved in regulating mood, appetite, and sleep; dopamine, which is involved in regulating motivation, pleasure, and reward; and oxytocin, which is involved in social bonding and attachment. Imbalances in these hormones can lead to various mood disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.

Overall, hormones play a crucial role in regulating our state, and imbalances in hormone levels have significant effects on our physical and mental health – PERIOD!

Finally, mental stability is closely linked to our physical health and hormonal balance. A healthy diet and balanced hormone levels can contribute to a stable mood, increased energy levels, and improved mental clarity. On the other hand, poor nutrition and hormonal imbalances can lead to mood swings, irritability, and other mental health problems.

Understanding the crucial elements by which we support a healthy sustainable life by recognizing the key components of your mind, body and nutritional needs sets you up to make better decisions. You can endure life’s challenges to reach that preferred place you Hope for. Anxiety, depression and stress are more manageable when we understand the role hormones play – PERIOD!

Read, Social and Emotional Support and its Implication for Health


Oh, by the by, your ability to meet your financial needs is seriously connected to your well-being, self-esteem, the health of relationships and purpose…this is addressed in my book My Castle, My Jail! What Every Happened To The American Dream!

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