Course Outline

A Calm Mind: Healing Your Mood by Healing Your Body

This course is divided up into five modules which contain several lessons each.There is no rush to finish all the lessons during the duration of the course, as you will continue to have access to them for an ongoing basis.


Module 1: Nutrition Factors – Diet for Mental Wellness

Lessons 1-8
  1. Properly Prepared, Whole Food, Nutrient Dense Diet & Mental Wellness
  2. Fats and Mood
  3. Protein and Mood
  4. Water and Mood
  5. Fermented Foods and Mood
  6. Specific Foods for Neurotransmitters
  7. 4 Good Mood Meal Plans
  8. Elimination Diets/Autoimmune Protocol


Module 2: Foundations of Health for Overall Mental Health

Lessons 1-5
  1. Digestion and Mood
  2. Blood Sugar and Mood
  3. Fatty Acid Balance and Mood
  4. Minerals and Mood
  5. Hydration and Mood


Module 3: Supplemental Support

Lessons 1-8
  1. Fatty Acid Supplements and Mood
  2. Mineral Supplements (Mg, Se, Zn) and Mood
  3. Specific Vitamin Deficiencies and Mood – Part One
  4. Specific Vitamin Deficiencies and Mood – Part Two
  5. Probiotics and Mood
  6. B vitamins, MTHFR and Mood
  7. Neurotransmitter Questionnaires to Determine Deficiencies
  8. Labs For Neurotransmitter Assessment


Module 4: Managing Specific Ailments

Lessons 1-11
  1. Managing Depression, Apathy, Low Energy, or the “Blahs”
  2. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  3. Managing Sleep
  4. The Highly Sensitive Person and Overly Emotional
  5. High Strung, Type A Personality, Tense
  6. Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Memory Loss
  7. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  8. Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit, Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD and ADHD)
  9. Addictions: Alcohol, Sugar, Coffee & Other Stimulants
  10. Postpartum Depression = Depletion
  11. Pyroluria and Mood


Module 5:  Other Lifestyle Considerations

Lessons 1-7
  1. Stress Elimination Techniques
  2. Counseling/Therapy
  3. Play and Mood
  4. Meditation
  5. Exercise
  6. Connecting with Nature
  7. Sex and Mood


Bonus Lessons

  1. Sugar Cravings & Mood
  2. Eating Healthy While Traveling


Resources and Further Education

Includes recommended Books, eBooks, Articles, Videos, Tests/Labs, Supplements, Food Sources, and information about Nutritional Consultations from each of the four Calm Mind instructors.