What’s the Perfect Amount of Sleep? Dr. Michael Breus Explains

What’s the Perfect Amount of Sleep? Dr. Michael Breus Explains

“Look, here’s the bottom line: everything you do, you do better with sleep.” That’s one of the driving principles behind the work of Dr. Michael Breus, aka “The Sleep Doctor.” As a clinical psychologist, Diplomat of the American Board of Sleep Medicine, and Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Dr. Breus has spent his life researching the topic of sleep and helping countless people improve their health through better sleep.
Natural Candida Overgrowth Treatment for Too Much Yeast in the Body

Natural Candida Overgrowth Treatment for Too Much Yeast in the Body

We talk a lot about gut health over here at WellBe, and rightfully so! After all, it impacts every single aspect of your well-being, both mental and physical. But often, when we speak about gut health, we focus only on the bacteria in your gut. While the balance of good and bad gut bacteria is crucial to gut health, other microbes have an impact as well. One of those important microbes is candida, a form of yeast that supports various bodily functions in small amounts — but when there’s too much yeast in the body, things go haywire. Read on to learn about the signs of candida overgrowth, the best candida overgrowth treatment, the candida overgrowth diet, and more.
How Repressed Feelings Harm Your Health + 7 Techniques for Releasing Emotions

How Repressed Feelings Harm Your Health + 7 Techniques for Releasing Emotions

Most of us probably don’t think of ourselves as someone who has lived through trauma like abuse, abandonment, or some kind of tragic accident. Yet the more we learn about the concept of “trauma,” the more scientists are beginning to understand that in early childhood, much more subtle events can cause trauma and affect your long-term chronic disease risk as well as your ability to heal symptoms in the short term. The craziest part is that we don’t even know about most of these traumas that have such a huge impact on our lives — or they’re buried so deep that our conscious minds can’t see how much they affect us. Thankfully, there are ways to pull them to the surface (as painful or uncomfortable as that may be), and then release them. Read on to learn how repressed feelings affect your health, proven techniques for releasing emotions, how to heal emotional trauma through EMDR trauma therapy, and more.
Gut Health for Kids, Probiotics During Pregnancy, and More with Dr. Michael Ruscio

Gut Health for Kids, Probiotics During Pregnancy, and More with Dr. Michael Ruscio

As we mention a lot at WellBe, gut health is incredibly important. It impacts almost every aspect of well-being, from the immune system to mental health and beyond, and that’s why we focus a lot on improving and protecting gut health naturally. But one area we haven’t touched on is gut health for kids, which is why we were grateful to sit down with pediatric gut health expert Dr. Michael Ruscio. Dr. Ruscio is an influential voice in functional and integrative medicine, as well as a clinical researcher and bestselling author of Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Read on to hear Dr.  Ruscio’s take on probiotics during pregnancy, antibiotics and probiotics for kids, the different types of probiotics and how to choose one, plus much more.
What Does a Midwife Do? Understanding Midwifery Care, Types of Midwives, and More

What Does a Midwife Do? Understanding Midwifery Care, Types of Midwives, and More

When a woman becomes pregnant, she’s suddenly faced with an overwhelming amount of decisions. One decision that’s often completely overlooked is the question of who will deliver her baby. The vast majority of American women take it as a given that an OB-GYN will attend their labor and delivery, and never consider the other, equally viable option: midwifery care. This is likely because women and couples have untrue assumptions and unanswered questions about midwives. First off, what does a midwife do? Read on to learn the answer, plus the different types of midwives, benefits of a midwife for mother and baby, how midwifery care works on a practical level, and more. 
Tony Selimi on How Chronic Loneliness Harms Your Health (and What to Do About It)

Tony Selimi on How Chronic Loneliness Harms Your Health (and What to Do About It)

The Covid-19 pandemic forced all of us to come face to face with the reality of social isolation and loneliness. But according to human behavior expert Tony Selimi, chronic loneliness has been a growing problem for many years, and the pandemic merely brought it to the forefront. Selimi — who is a speaker, documentarian, and bestselling author of multiple books, including #Loneliness — has a unique take on what loneliness means and how we each experience it differently, as well as what to do about it. Read on to learn the different types of loneliness, the danger of loneliness for your physical and mental health, the causes of loneliness, and how to overcome them so that you can live your fullest life.