8 misconceptions about anxiety

For someone who has never dealt with anxiety, it can be hard to truly understand what an anxious person is experiencing. For those living with anxiety, the feeling can even be hard to put into words. Here are 8 misconceptions about anxiety that can be hurtful to the perception of anxiety and how we can take a different look.

Asking for help is _____?

For me, asking for help used to be so difficult. And uncomfortable. But I’m getting better at it. Because asking for help means I get to help more people AND STAY WELL, mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Which Probiotics Are Best?

Just by looking at the label, it can be hard to work out what each of the species are and what they can actually do for your body. The names are scientific in nature, which is why we’re going to do you a favor in break them down each here to really make you understand how each of the probiotics we’ve included in our Mood Boosting Probiotic are essential probiotics for your health.

6 common myths about probiotics (busted!)

Although probiotic supplements have become more mainstream in recent years, there are still many misconceptions and common confusions surrounding probiotics and their impact on health. Here are some myths that you may have come across, and the reality behind those statements. At Lifted Naturals, we believe in the power of probiotics, but we also strongly stand behind empowering ourselves with information and knowledge to feel better naturally. You are your own best advocate, and the more you know, the better you can lead a life of great health. 

6 tips on improving your mental health today

Mental health can mean something different for everyone. Whether that’s anxiety, your ability to manage negative feelings, or your pessimistic outlook on life, our psychological well-being is something that needs to be cared for and nurtured, so that we feel our best. Here are 6 tips to keep you mentally strong.

A Story of Hope For Healing

What happens when we commit to our own healing… *more* than our own suffering? What happens when we release the labels we’ve given ourselves and embrace the role of being our own advocates for health and healing…

Who should not take probiotics?

If you are thinking that this is a trick question, you might be onto something. An imbalance of bacteria in your gut can occur for a variety of reasons such as illness, medication, and poor diet, among others. Studies show that probiotics are beneficial for a variety of individuals including infants, children, women, adults, and the elderly!

Probiotic Foods and Prebiotic Foods

Why Do We Need Both Probiotics and Prebiotics? In order to create a healthy microbiome, including both probiotics and prebiotics will be most beneficial. Why? Because probiotics and prebiotics have a synergistic relationship,working together to improve good bacterial diversity and enhance microbiome health.

Probiotics Causing Side-Effects?

If you are experiencing any side-effects from taking a probiotic, our best advice is not to stop, but instead to simply slow down the dosage.

Lessening the dosage allows the body time to get used to the new bacteria.

Typically, a side-effect from a probiotic is a sign that your body needs that good bacteria, and die-off of bad bacteria is causing the side-effect.