mood swings

We humans are moody a bunch, each and every one of us. Some more so than others, yes, but it's there inside us all as we experience sadness, melancholy, frustration, disappointment, hurt and, hopefully, some joy along the way. To be human is to experience a full range of moods from day to day, hour to hour, moment to moment depending on factors often out of our control.
If you've been out of sorts emotionally, a few simple lifestyle changes could help you feel happier, relaxed, and balanced.
Bad moods are inevitable. We all have them, but we don't have to let them get the best of us. Although we eventually snap out of them, we don't have to wait it out. Here are 13 ways to quickly kick a rotten mood before it ruins your day.
I've heard women say that it is unfair for men to blame puberty, PMS, pregnancy, post-partum blues, perimenopause and menopause for our whimsical moods. Well, it turns out our female mood swings are very real.
Making the right food choices can make a profound influence in how you cope with menopause symptoms such as mood swings and hot flushes, as well as bloating and weight gain.
My daughter has schizoaffective disorder. She is also happy, incredibly smart, funny, creative, nerdy, talented, so very kind and a good soul. She is not her illness.
The Byrds -- a band I am old enough to remember -- sang, "To everything...there is a season." In menopause, it's more like
Remember when you feed your body, you feed your brain too. Try to start really noticing how much effect different foods have on your mood swings. You will be surprised at the results!
We all have moments when our kids are moody and cranky and we are wondering, "Why is this happening?" Are we bad parents because we can't handle it? Why can't we fix this? I am here to tell you not to worry anymore
Forget the silk tie this Father's Day (unless we're talking a Fifty Shades type of celebration!). Instead, start taking care of yourself. But don't stop there. Make it an ongoing priority.
Remember, it is not to totally eliminate milk from our diets but rather understand that milk should be consumed in moderation
How many times have we all asked our children to "smile and say hello politely" when they seem to feel anything but smiley and polite? That is a lot of pressure. And that pressure had me thinking this week.
It's far better to admit you don't know than to constantly attempt to figure out the enigma wrapped in a riddle served on a bed of unpredictable with a little dollop of wtf on top that constitutes the psyche of a woman.
Steely Dan is proving itself one of the 21st century's most consistent, and unfailingly impressive, touring acts.
When someone shifts their behavior during the divorce period and becomes more assertive, the other partner, who was used to making more of the decisions, goes crazy. And the now more assertive partner, goes a little crazy too.
A myth, as inaccurate and dangerous as any that pervades American society, is that women enter menopause as if falling off a cliff.
I'm noticing that my friends mean more to me than they ever did. My children are now my best friends. My husband is still the love of my life. My dogs make me laugh on even the worst day.
Even though my life is calm these days, I plan to continue my practice because I know a new stressor is bound to appear just as certainly as the sun rises tomorrow. For me, yoga is good medicine for body, mind, soul and spirit.
“Women going through menopausal transition have long complained of cognitive difficulties such as keeping track of information