Languishing: neither depression nor flourishingCategoriesKnowledge

What is languishing?

Languishing: neither depression nor flourishing

Are you constantly weakened, lacking motivation, feeling empty, unable to enjoy life? It doesn’t have to be depression. In recent times, a new concept has emerged in the field of mental health that resonates with many individuals who may be experiencing a sense of stagnation and emptiness. This concept, known as “languishing”, has gained attention as people seek to understand and address their emotional well-being.

good lifeCategoriesPeople

What makes a good life?

Good life? Study on happiness

What is happiness? How to live to have a good life? Is a good life a healthy life? Can science give us a universal formula for how to live? It turns out that yes. Although the answer is not hidden in single calculations, formulas or analyses of brain biochemistry, but in our ordinary, everyday lives.

Parental burnout: how to support parentsCategoriesKnowledge

Parental burnout: how to support parents

Parental burnout: how to support parents

Parental burnout as a term first emerged in the 1980s, but has only gained popularity in the 21st century. The analogy with occupational burnout is not coincidental here and translates into a better understanding of the problems parents face. Something that not so long ago was often an individual drama of parents, hidden behind the home door, is now becoming a public topic. And a wider awareness of the problem can result in a better solution. 

kava kava: eustress distressCategoriesKnowledge

Good stress or bad stress

Eustress, distress and Kava Kava

Is all stress bad? Does every stressful situation involve risks to the proper functioning of our body (sleep, blood pressure, biorhythm, homeostasis, emotional control)? Should we avoid stress at all costs? Not necessarily! What is the difference between eustress and distress? Let’s find out!

sober curiousCategoriesLifestyle

Sober curious and Kava Kava

Sober curious and Kava Kava

Sometimes sober curios is called a movement. Or is it rather a trend that was born for years and will stay for years to come? Or is it just a passing fad that will be forgotten sooner or later? How much of it is curiosity and discovery, how much radical? Can sober curios be clearly defined at all? And finally: how did the traditional Kava Kava fit into the modern approach to sobriety? Let’s find out!

kava in GermanyCategoriesKnowledge

Kava in Germany

Kava in Germany: from love to divorce

The genesis of a certain scandal

If you have searched for information about Kava Kava on the internet, you have certainly come across the opinion that Kava is harmful to the liver, i.e. that Methystine Pepper is hepatotoxic. Let’s take a closer look at the origins of this – unfortunately – rather strongly spread assessment and the current state of research on the subject.


Kava Kava and depression


All you need to know about depression

When searching for information on the properties of Kava – methistine pepper – one often comes across mentions of its antidepressant and anti-anxiety (anxiolytic) effects. Some even consider Kava to be a natural alternative to antidepressants. Is this right? What should you know about depression – a disease that will soon dominate the world?

CBD KavaCategoriesKnowledge Uncategorized

KAVA KAVA vs CBD: similarities and differences – 9 best effects

Comparison of the best effects of Kava and CBD

CBD products have gained massive popularity relatively quickly. Demand for CBD products is growing, but not only that. Its presence in the media space and awareness of its effects is also increasing. But are we aware of the similarities between the effects of CBD and Kava Kava? Let’s find out!

kava cortisolCategoriesLifestyle

Kava Kava and cortisol

How to lower cortisol? 4 properties of Kava Kava

When you go for an evening workout after a hard day, hoping to unwind, but end up unable to sleep because the stress and racing thoughts have only intensified – this is how cortisol works. Not coincidentally, it’s also known as the fight hormone and the stress hormone. Find out what the danger of long-term elevated cortisol is and how Kava Kava helps (not only) athletes on a daily basis. And in night mode.



Kava Powder or Instant?

What is the difference between Kavaha Powder and Kavaha Instant? Let’s take a look at the properties of both forms and answer some basic questions, such as: how the Powder and Instant forms are prepared, whether they have the same properties and effects, who they are intended for, in which situations they work best, and which one is more effective for stimulating the senses?

Traditional preparation of Kava Kava

Over the thousands of years that Kava has been cultivated in the Pacific Islands, various traditions have developed for preparing and using the roots of methistine pepper. Depending on the region, mortars and pestles or limestone and coral quern-stones would be used to finely grind the dried roots, with the ground Kava then undergoing lengthy and elaborate ceremonies, including manual soaking and draining of the aqueous extract. Kavaha also draws on this tradition.