4 Easy Steps to Conquering Your Fears for Good

The number one thing that holds us back from achieving our goals and dreams and being happier and healthier is fear.

Fear may show up in many ways such as overeating, procrastination, and self-sabotage. It’s important to remember that no matter how old we are, we all face (or bury) fears on a regular basis. You are not alone!

A man named Jia Jiang decided he no longer wanted to fear rejection and set out to ask 100 strangers outrageous requests fully expecting them to decline, so as to be able to get used to rejection and learn to no longer fear it. These requests included things such as if the first guy in line at Best Buy on Thanksgiving would give him his spot for free, and if he could trim his hair at PetsMart. The surprising result was that many of his 100 requests were actually accepted!

While you don’t necessarily have to follow in Jiang’s footsteps to overcome your fears, there are many things you can do to chip away at your fears and take the world by storm.

#1. Identify your fears

You likely have several fears. An easy way to identify them is to make a list of your dreams and goals and ask yourself “What is holding me back from achieving these dreams and goals?” The answers will likely be variations of fear of failure, fear of not having enough money, fear of it not being the right time, fear of being laughed at, etc.

#2. Ask yourself “what is the worst that could happen?”

Now that you’ve identified your list of fears, go through each one and ask yourself, “What is the worst that could happen if this fear came true?” Let’s say you aspire to sing on stage, but you have a fear of being booed off the stage. Ask yourself, what is the worst thing that would happen if you were booed off stage?

You would likely feel embarrassed and rejected. Your self-esteem would take a blow, and you might have a harder time getting back up on stage. Okay, those are all reasonable fears. But what is worse, trying and failing or never trying at all? Will the world really end if you get booed off stage? What are the odds that you would actually be booed off stage? Oftentimes are fears are much bigger in our minds than they are in reality.

#3. Have a conversation with your fear

Your fears are trying to protect you. They don’t want you to feel hurt or rejected, and figure that if you avoid things that could potentially cause those emotions you will be better off. But fear itself is not a good emotion. And no one ever got anywhere by letting fear rule their life, because it is fear that keeps us stuck in cycles that don’t serve us.

By acknowledging your fears and literally saying to your fear, “I appreciate that you are trying to keep me from getting hurt, but I need to do this,” it allows your fear to take a backseat while you grab the wheel of life.

#4. Feel the fear and do it anyway

While you may not be able to release the fear completely, you can still feel the fear and do whatever the fear is trying to keep you from doing anyway. It may not be easy at first so you may want to try tackling small fears first, but once you get the hang of it you are training your mind to overcome your fears even if you can’t rid yourself of them completely.

Now is the time to break free of your fears so that you can move forward and embrace all that the universe has in store for you, whether it’s a slimmer figure or a dream job or relationship or achievement. Don’t let fear continue to hold you back from the greatest version of you!

6 Natural Ways to Boost Your Energy

We’ve all faced sudden bouts of fatigue and have likely looked to coffee, soda, or energy drinks for a temporary boost to get through a particularly challenging morning, commute, or afternoon slump from time to time.

The problem with these temporary solutions is that they are acidifying to the body and very difficult to neutralize. When large amounts of caffeinated beverages are consumed on a regular basis, we are contributing to an underlying cause of fatigue: dehydration.

Despite the fact that all beverages have a water content, caffeinated beverages make the body steal alkaline minerals from itself in order to offset the acidity, which is a very draining process.

But fortunately there are many natural alternatives to caffeine which can help boost your energy when needed.

#1. Drink ionized alkaline water

Ionized alkaline water from an electric water ionizer is supercharged and naturally energizing. Not only will it deliver antioxidants and bioavailable minerals to your cells, but it is microclustered for deeper hydration. Because it is said that the number one cause of the dreaded “afternoon slump” is due to dehydration, this is great news. Tap and bottled waters simply can’t compete with ionized alkaline water because they are acidic on the pH scale and oxidizing to the body. By nourishing your body with filtered ionized alkaline water you are fueling your internal gas tank with the best and most energizing water on the planet. For an added boost, you can try adding a pinch of natural sea salt to your water.

#2. Get enough sleep

Obviously sleep deprivation is a cause of fatigue and damaging to the body. By getting 7-8 hours of sleep a night you are allowing your body to heal and rejuvenate itself. If you feel that you don’t have enough hours in the day to get enough sleep then it is time to re-evaluate your schedule and your priorities.

#3. Make time for exercise

Everyone knows that exercise can be an instant mood and energy booster. Even going for a short walk on your lunch break may be able to rev up your hormones and get your body geared up for tackling the rest of the day.

#4. Get juicing

Juicing regularly is one of the healthiest things you can do. It provides your body with an abundance of healthy alkaline minerals and helps offset toxicity and deficiency. Aim to drink at least one fresh made juice or smoothie a day, and focus on getting as many green leafy vegetables and alkaline fruits like avocado and lemon in it as possible. Avoid using overly sugary fruits like pineapple and banana, which can cause a spike in blood sugar and defeat the purpose of healthy juicing and smoothie making.

#5. Choose healthy snacks and eat only until full

Nuts and seeds are great healthy alkaline snacks that provide an energy boost. We recommend pre-soaking them overnight for easier digestion and then carrying a small bag of them around with you. Raw veggies are also a great alkaline snack choice that can keep you energized. And eating only until full allows your body not to be overburdened and thus to have more energy to spare.

#6. Watch what you eat

It’s no secret that heavy or fried foods like pasta and French fries can zap your energy instead of providing energy. By choosing salads or other alkaline, raw foods instead of unhealthy and acidic foods you are providing your body with an healthy energy source instead of an energy drain.

By implementing any or all of these natural solutions, you won’t have to worry about grabbing an unhealthy beverage to combat an afternoon slump or bleary-eyed commute to work again!

How to Keep Your Produce Fresher Longer

Did you know that Americans waste over 33 million tons of food per year?

We all have good intentions when loading up our shopping carts, and don’t plan to end up tossing a percentage of the foods we buy in the garbage.

But unfortunately sometimes life gets in the way and our food spoils before we have a chance to eat it. This can particularly be a problem with organic produce, although regular produce is sometimes even more susceptible to rapid spoiling.

Our refrigerators are a breeding ground for bacteria, which grows at a rate of one billion units per second. Those microorganisms cause our fruits and vegetables to get moldy, limp, and rotten, resulting in food waste if you don’t eat the food quick enough.

But by reducing your food waste you can help reduce your carbon footprint and your contribution to landfills while saving money.

The solution is not merely to buy less food or to be more diligent about regularly eating and/or cleaning out your refrigerators contents.

The new Chanson Miracle Sanitizer dispenses activated oxygen into air and liquids, eliminating bacteria and odors. By simply placing the hose of the machine onto the top shelf in your fridge and allowing the unit to run for 10 minutes a day, you can:

  • Keep your fruits, vegetables, and other foods fresher 4 to 5 times longer.
  • Sanitize your refrigerator by safely and naturally neutralizing undesirable microorganisms, germs, mold, yeast, fungus,   bacteria, and viruses.
  • Completely eliminate all unwanted odors, tastes and smells from your refrigerator and your food.
  • Save an estimated $2,200 per year per household by avoiding spoilage of food in your fridge.

Activated oxygen (O3) is so strong that it can permeate every crack and crevice, attacking and organically altering the odor causing compounds themselves, rendering them inert, leaving only fresh oxygen when its work is done.

If it weren’t for the oxidizing power of Mother Nature’s activated oxygen, our entire planet would be one putrefied, stinky, toxic, mess. It’s Mother Nature’s way of the destroying earth’s pollutants safely and naturally! Now you too, can use the power of Mother Nature, anytime, anywhere with the Miracle Sanitizer!

In addition, we recommend soaking your produce in a bowl of filtered water (preferably 8.5 pH ionized alkaline water) and placing the Chanson Miracle Sanitizer hose in the bowl for 10 minutes prior to eating or preparing the food. This will properly sanitize the produce and increase its nutritional value.

There are many other uses for the Chanson Miracle Sanitizer including replacing air fresheners, Lysol, and other disinfectants. Get yours today!