Depression/Anxiety

Feeling "Hangry?" How You Can Avoid That Awful Feeling

Feeling "Hangry?" How You Can Avoid That Awful Feeling

You haven't eaten in hours. You're struggling to concentrate on your latest work project, but an escalating mix of hunger and anger has hijacked your brain. You just can't cope. You need a caramel latte, stat. Or a "healthy" protein bar. Or even a handful of almonds. Whatever it is, if you don't eat soon, things are going to get very ugly...

Does that sound like you? I know I used to feel jittery, anxious, and unfocused when I was forced to go hours without food. My patience would drop to nil. It felt absolutely awful.

That's no way to live. The fact is, you're made to fast, remember? Humans can comfortably go for hours and hours without eating. It's actually beneficial for your health. Doing so isn't fun but it shouldn't be "hanger"-inducing, either.

The Other Side of Elevating Your Health + Wellness: Avoid the Junk

The Other Side of Elevating Your Health + Wellness: Avoid the Junk

Elevating your 5 Facets leads to wonderfulness, but it isn’t the whole picture. The other part of the puzzle is avoiding junk. Combining these two habits propels you forward.

When you read avoid the junk, your mind probably goes to junk food–overly processed, packaged, fast food. And you’d be right. If you honestly did just that one thing, you’d be feeling wonderfulness in no time.

But why stop there? Let’s take a spin through each of The 5 Facets to see how this habit plays out.