If acne has taken over your life and you find yourself ruled by anxiety and depression — keep reading.
The following is an incredibly powerful, soul baring story from reader Suzy. Don’t miss it!
Hello, my name is Suzy and I love The Love Vitamin!
When I visit this site, I see a strong, caring community.
I see women coming together to help each other through having, living with and healing acne and I want to play an active part in being a support to you too.
Today, I’m writing an article about mental health and acne.
As time goes on, medical science is rediscovering the wisdom of ancient healing and Eastern medicine.
Among the herbs, foods and practises rediscovered, the health of the mind is emerging to be a major factor in your overall physiological wellbeing.
The stigma over mental health is slowly lifting. Nowadays it’s much easier to speak out, talk to others who are also suffering, and to find help in many different places.
Taking Care of the Body is Important in Healing Acne… but the Mind is Key
I strongly believe that eating well, using certain vitamins, exercising, using gentle and natural products on your skin and getting plenty of sleep is so, so crucial to healing your skin.
It’s a brilliant place to start, but taking care of your mind and heart is key.
For myself, this is not a success story that I’m writing. I do not have permanently clear skin and I don’t have the answer for you.
As you’ve heard before, there is no quick fix, magic pill, diet, exercise regime or special cream that will ‘fix’ you – because you’re not broken.
If you’re about to start a pantomime ‘oh yes I am’ back and forth with me… I’ll have to take your hand and have a sit down over a cup of tea, because this is exactly what I want to talk to you about. [Read more…]