Show 138 Keen by HabitAware and Valerian Tea

Truth be told, sometimes work and anxiety get in the way of production. If I don't have enough episodes banked I run into trouble. I often find myself in trouble. I know I've done good if I have three episodes in a row published.

Something always happens with the fourth one. Going into acceptance mode. I do what I can.

Google Plus is going away in August 2019 so I mentioned my conundrum of what to do next.

In App that Attach,  a wearable app to help you take control of thumb sucking, hair pulling and similar behaviors.

There is more, a look at Valerian Tea and is it something that you can drink? Yes but you might want to blend it with a botanical friend.


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Resources Mentioned: 

Keen by HabitAware is a bracelet that alerts you when you are performing certain types of behaviors like hair pulling or nail biting.

Kaiser Permanente has an access point the Natural Medicine Comprehensive Database. I’ll provide a link to the Kaiser site; you will need to click the link on the left side of the Kaiser screen to access the database.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has a quick guide about botanicals called Herbs at a Glance.

NIH Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet; a source to check if there could be issues about taking the supplement of your choice. Sometimes it has been tested, often it has not. A source to refer to if there is or could be a medial issue about consuming a herb or botanical.

VeryWell Fit has a page about the botanical with information about dosage and use. VeryWell Mind concentrates on using Valerian for Social Anxiety.


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