Sep 30, 2016 9:40 AM

5 Ways Cannabis Can Improve Your Well-Being

Hectic life, regular stresses, bad eating habits, and lack of time for yourself often turn our lives into never-ending hell. We run like a headless chicken, and even reading insightful articles about how to make our lives better rarely helps.

However, the good news is that changes are still possible. The secret is to avoid more stress and not even try to turn your life upside down in one moment. There are lots of practices that can help us manage everything around, and cannabis can be that missing link that will make your way to better life smoother and more effective.

1. Eating healthier

This is the most obvious, yet the most important thing that absolutely every healthy life enthusiast will start with. So we will, too.

Basically, everything that used to have a mother and was grown is good. The rest is not. Mayonnaise does not grow on trees. Tacos did not have a mother. Cakes have never been grown in soil. But cannabis was.

Cannabis, whether we are talking about buds, leaves, seeds, or oil, contains healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, protein, and antioxidants. Additionally, all the cannabinoids, including THC, CBD, and other compounds, interact with all the systems, especially with the endocannabinoid system that helps you stay healthy.

What can you do with cannabis? Pretty much anything, just treat is as any other herb. You can add leaves to a salad, juice them, you can add seeds or buds to any dish you like (it would be better if the dish was healthy, of course). Are you putting together a lunch box? Add some hemp oil! Are you going to order lunch in a local restaurant next to the office? Well, you can always take some buds with you and sprinkle the meal.

The good thing is that you always have access to cannabis products: even if you live in a state where marijuana is not legalized yet, hemp seeds and oil is still available in most of the grocery stores.

So, even if you are not yet ready to change your diet completely, start with adding some cannabis to it, and you will receive lots of needful nutrients that will help improve your well-being.

Study Shows Cannabis Works as Appetite Stimulant
Study Shows Cannabis Works as Appetite Stimulant
The “munchies” effect of cannabis is well-known. However, until recently, it had been unclear what exactly (and how) induced appetite. A new study found that the cannabis compound Cannabigerol (CBG) is the one that makes you feel like eating everything in your fridge.

2. Working out more effectively

If you do not have time for sports, cannabis is helpless here. However, it is ready to help you with the problems that arise during a workout.

Do you lack motivation and energy for doing exercises or going out running? Strains that have an energetic effect on your body can literally push you to move more and try harder than ever.

Do you feel pain after a long and exhausting workout? Find a strain that relieves all the pain in your body and lets your muscles cool down and relax.

Moreover, some recent studies have revealed that TCH can accelerate your metabolism and reduce cholesterol in your blood. Some strains can help you stay focused, others can help you restore your muscles. Just a bit of research about cannabis effects can help you find the best option for you so that you can exercise regularly and enjoy your workouts.

Improve Quality of Your Workout With Cannabis
Improve Quality of Your Workout With Cannabis
Marijuana can help you relieve pain, decrease your anxiety, and even eliminate some symptoms of a range of serious diseases. But is it true that weed can also make you better in sports and fitness?

3. Staying positive

Stress does not make anyone happy, and the more stress you experience, the more damage it causes to your health and your general well-being.

It can be really difficult to switch from negative thoughts to anything positive; this skill can be mastered for years. However, cannabis can help you on this. If you need to take a pause or focus on some problem, weed can give you a hand.

Even when you have to do something that you do not really like, for instance, cleaning the house, folding clothes, or calling your annoying aunt Margaret, a bit of marijuana can make those tasks easier and more fun.

4. Sleeping productively

If you cannot fall asleep or keep waking up in the middle of the night, it can dramatically affect your well-being. Sleep is something truly sacred that should be taken seriously and treated carefully. One bad night can significantly decrease your productivity for the following three days. And what if you have regular sleeping problems?

Cannabis can help stop your inner monolog and prepare your body for the night. It can save you from chronic pain or at least reduce it enough so you can fall asleep. And those who suffer from insomnia should not underestimate the effect of cannabis: a good-night joint can rescue you from a sleepless night and the feeling of fatigue during daytime.

Marijuana for Insomnia, or How Cannabis Influences Your Sleep
Marijuana for Insomnia, or How Cannabis Influences Your Sleep
Many of us already know about the usefulness of consuming medical marijuana for pain alleviation. However, cannabis is a versatile plant that can be a part of treatment for various conditions. One of the most useful effects of weed is its impact on our sleep.

5. Enjoying your life

This may sound a bit silly, but enjoying life is one of the most important parts of your well-being. Life is not only work and family problems, it is also love, friendship, traveling, and simple moments of joy. Just enjoy the moment you live in. Stop and look around you. Cannabis can help you feel what is happening right now with you and around you. It can lead your mind to finding the way to change your life if it needs changing. It can also help you find the beauty and happiness in everything you already have.

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