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5 tips to better hair health

Does better hair health come from improved living habits?

Read 5 tips to better health here…to great hair!

Carson McCord – my son is happy

I’ve always been fascinated with mental health, daily living activities, attitudes that result in great hair, skin and nails.

I have raised my babies to adulthood with two very different lifestyles that were applicable to them. Stay with me here. When we talk about daily living habits, this means what do you do on a daily basis with your habits to  support a positive mental attitude. Happy people have better outlooks in life. Happy people have the magnetic ways of attracting more positive to themselves. 

This isn’t to say that angry people couldn’t become happy. They can however; sometimes in life’s happenstances, stuff happens. It’s what you do with what you have before you react to the situation. Reaction, is the key word in how we handle our stress related activities.

Let’s get to the core of better health habits that can help you grow your hair, skin and nails quickly.

  1. Eating more frequently with less volume. Consuming larger or heavy meal before bed can lead to insomnia. Avoid foods like pizza that could cause indigestion. Try nuts or yogurt if you have to eat.
  2. Excercise early in the day. Working out can help you fall asleep faster and more soundly, but you want to avoid close to bed time (even though you might have just got home from work) because your body secrets the Cortisol for your stress hormone that is the last thing you want to stimulate.
  3. Quiet! Loud noises can be distracting and detrimental to sleep. Use white noise to help you relax or app. Try head phones to block out noise.
  4. Dim the lights. Lights signal your brain to make melatonin, the hormone that induces sleep. Dim all lights at least 2 – 3 hours prior heading to bed. This will relax you and help you chill out. With some of the oils such as Lavender can be applied to the wrist or in a mist for an aromatherapy candle to enhance your mood. My daughter uses this for her twins to help them relax and go to sleep before they go to bed.
  5. Avoid naps during the day. Now if you get up early and work out then you have the flexibility in your day that you are up another 8 – 12 hours then catch a 20 minute nap. If you are feeling the slump (like I do during my work day) take a walk, eat lunch that is light. My sister takes a nap at the same time during the day and she will say I have to take a nap and then she calls me back right after her moment.

Carson soupYou know the saying, “what goes in must come out” through your hair. If you lead a healthy and happy lifestyle even though you have some work stress or family stress, your body will respond accordingly. We recommend supplementing your diet with CollagenBlu learn more here.

I know that you may go with Paleo, South Beach diets, Vegan or whatever you choose to do, its about BALANCE. Of course. I prescribe to chocolate for my attitude and large diet coke Shh… Is this good for you? The soda is not good for you. I drink so much water to offset the volume of soda I drink.

When my son was hurt at 11 weeks of age, he was totally dependent on me to provide healthy foods and the other items that are already described above. It’s easier to manage others more than ourselves. I have had to go organic and vegan foods until my son became iron deficient! As you can see in the photo the vegetables are whole then I would puree them into a smooth consistency in order for him to eat his food by mouth. When my son was injured, he had lost his ability to chew. In order to keep him healthy, the flavors of food needed to be tasty yet, give him energy and easy to digest. 

Health needs to be managed well and you can also get blood tests to see what lies beneath. Blood levels will tell you more of what is going on to help you manage your potassium, magnesium and cholesterol, etc.

All of these great tips will help you keep your body healthy that leads to fabulous thicker, fuller hair and nail growth. After a year and 1/2, my hair  has recovered from stress, lack of sleep and you can see the difference between where the hair is health and the ends that are thin and stribbly.

 

hair health

see 1/2 of the hair grown out 1,5 years/previously cut 6″ off look at the old fine hair on the ends 9/2018

fine thinning hair from stress

April 2017 showing short broken off, loss of hair

new growth after 1 year

1 year after hair loss from stress 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I support the information in the article that I read was written by Kamala Kirk, Sweet Dreams, in Beauty Launchpad October 2018

 

 

 

 

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