Weekend Wellness Roundup #2: Probiotics, Semicolons and Choosing Happiness

Posted by on 7/4/2015 to General

This week's wellness roundup highlights articles about food and gut health, happiness and overcoming mental challenges. Read on.

The 9 Best Probiotics For Your Health

Gut health. Earlier this week I wrote about the connection between clean eating and healthy skin. What makes your body healthy also benefits your skin. This article talks specifically about probiotics, gut health and which foods and supplements to eat to naturally support a health gut.

One of my favorites from this list: Kiefer add it to smoothies for a probiotic boost.

The important, amazing reason behind all those semicolon tattoos

Have you been seeing an increased number of semicolons lately on social media? Not in writing, but on people. People are drawing and tattooing semicolons on their bodies as a way to acknowledge suicide awareness.

What’s the connection? "A Semicolon is used when an author could've chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to. The Author is you and the sentence is your life."


Can You Choose To Be Happy?

That was the question posed by the author of the article above who suffered from depression and one day decided that she’d be happy; it worked for her. Making the decision to be happy doesn’t automatically change things on it own, but it does set you up for the mindset of making it happen everyday. I believe happiness is decided, not found.

Weekend Wellness Roundup #2: Probiotics, Semicolons and Choosing Happiness