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Happiness and Gratitude Found in the Trash and 8 Gems on Brain Health too!

Happiness and Gratitude for Emails
Happiness and Gratitude for Emails

What’s come up lately that’s surprised you in terms of Happiness and Gratitude?  

What has come up that’s surprised you in terms of Happiness and Gratitude?  Feel free to share your thoughts below in the Comments section, you can help us all by sharing.

This week I am feeling Happiness and Gratitude for something I found in the Trash. I know that sounds weird, right? But sometimes you find gems where you least expect it. This week it was on brain health and 8 simple ways to improve it. Let’s find out more about where I found these gems.

I have been focussed on simplicity, calm, less is more and Hygge-ing up my space and my life. That includes my Inbox. When I see there are 11,000 (or more :/ ) messages in my Inbox I go after them with a vengeance, I am happily down to 2500 and have a way to go yet, but I am getting there.

As I sorted through the massive jumble of information I began to appreciate that some of the messages I’d deleted were actually very valuable.

Usually, I don’t even read most of what I receive, there is a lot of junk email, but I am focussing on Mindfulness, so as I scan my emails if I see something that’s in alignment with my beliefs or interests I read it.  It’s always interesting to learn new tips and tricks to improve health and to be proactive with brain health.  There was a gem in those 11,000 + emailsThere’s a  lot of Happiness and Gratitude for my Inbox at the present moment.

It’s just so much simpler when you can actually find what you want, and you’ve kept just what you want in your Inbox.

It’s been Christiane Northrup who’s caught my attention this month. Christiane Northrup interests me as she is an OB/GYN with a super positive attitude towards women’s health and healing.

Christiane is a wholehearted, intelligent woman. She focusses on women’s health, and spirituality. She holds a magnifying glass up to the western medicine approach to treating symptoms with prescription medications and relying heavily on testing. Both of which can be invasive and dangerous.

I do acknowledge western medicine can be very important and valuable, however, a natural proactive approach is my first choice, then I will seek out my MD’s help if I need it.

A positive proactive approach is ideal and Mindset is a big part of the health and healing process. Christiane focusses on everything that can go right with your health.

Approaching health with fear rather than Happiness and Gratitude does not promote health and healing. Beliefs are very important!

Christiane has written some excellent books on women’s health, for all stages of life.


She and I agree on the value of a good quality multi vitamin mineral supplement as key to being proactive with your health and we both have chosen Usana as our supplement brand of choice.  Learn more about why here.

Christiane Northrup shared this gold:

Expressions of gratitude promote health and healing for both ourselves and others. Regularly expressing gratitude helps to increase your energy levels, reduce stress, boost your immune system, balance your hormones, and promote heart health.
I encourage you to open your heart to those less fortunate, your loved ones, and anyone (or anything) that has enhanced your life and to offer a token of thanks. This could be in the form of a note, a present, or some other meaningful expression of appreciation.

Of course, gratitude has a very high vibration and being in the mindset of gratitude, and honing your awareness to see and feel gratitude as it arises, is healing, balancing and sparks joy.

Happiness, Gratitude and a Healthy Brain

Keeping your brain healthy for life… This is a very helpful video, loaded with valuable information.

Almost everyone’s family has been affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia or depression or anxiety. Both of my parents suffered from Alzheimer’s and it is on the rise, as is inflammation, yes they are related. I am in the business of taking a proactive approach to helping people with their health, I am constantly researching and very interested in anything of value I can find on this subject. You will benefit from this too.

You’re in the driver’s seat when it comes to your health.

Watch this video there are points to consider when taking a proactive approach to aging and preventing Alzheimer’s. There are two very tangible points, supplementing with a good quality multi vitamin mineral and fish oil supplement. My Usana Starter Kit is perfect for providing you with what you need. Get it here.


In summary, here are 8 Easy Steps To Ensure Brain Health for Life ~ overall health too!

1. Eat these brain foods, follow the 80/20 Rule. Eat gluten, carbs, and sugar-free foods. Enjoy plenty of fruits, vegetables, good quality protein with lots of fish, healthy saturated fats, avocado, coconut oil, grass-fed beef, butter. Breastmilk is loaded with healthy fat.

2. Avoid smoking, caffeine and excessive alcohol.

3. Take a high-quality pharmaceutical grade multi vitamin mineral supplement and essential fatty acid. This is the one thing that is super easy to do and My Usana Starter Kit is just what you need! Get it here.

4. Have a positive upbeat attitude, with proactive thoughts and beliefs.

5. Meet new people.

6. Keep your brain active, learn new things.

7. Get aerobic exercise three times a week.

8. Partner dancing!

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In conclusion, it is clear that you can find gold in the most unlikely places and at the most unlikely times. I have a new Happiness and Gratitude for the Trash, you just never know what gems you may find there!  Cleaning up your Inbox, and checking out the Trash in order to simplify your life can offer you a lovely surprise, and offer you some great information on healing and enjoying your life more fully.

And open up your heart to others, offer a smile, a kind word, or lend an ear when they need to be heard and valued.

Please share your thoughts on Inboxes, Happiness and Gratitude, Lifelong Brain Health and Proactive Living and Ageing below.

Nancy Crites

Nancy Crites

As a holistic nutritionist, specializing in women's health, I help women suffering with pain who want to look and feel amazing from the inside out using my tested-and-true method. I'm not interested in quick fixes, the kind that only addresses the symptoms. Using an effective holistic approach I take you right to the root of your pain and create a lasting transformation. Over the past 20 years I have helped thousands of women transform their lives. Having suffered with Fibromayalgia Chronic Pain, I now live a life I love! I offer free 30 minute consultations to help individuals create the healthy body and life they have dreamed of! Contact me to talk about getting you the health and happiness you desire.

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