Have you been feeling burnt out lately? Stressed? Overwhelmed? How about exhausted? Feeling burnt out is incredibly common Feeling burnt out has become all too common, especially among young adults. If you google "millennial burnout" you get so many hits you don't even know where to start! There are a few different reasons why it is believed that millennial are the "burnout generation", but not everyone believes that it's true. Many older adults believe that millennials are too sensitive, or … [Read more...] about Feeling Burnt Out? How millennials became the burnout generation.
Life's biggest stressors are often attributed to the responsibilities we have in our lives. Our responsibilities as adults, employees, lovers, friends... basically our responsibilities towards being an active and contributing member of society. But what I often see with myself and with my clients, is that we tend to take responsibility for more than what's ours. This post is going to be all about managing stress by learning how to identify your responsibilities. Because the last thing we want to … [Read more...] about How To Manage Stress: Identify Your Responsibilities
I'm BACK! If you haven't noticed I've been quiet on my site because... I got married last weekend! It has been a whirlwind few months and wedding planning became far more chaotic than I expected it to. In order to protect my energy, I had to step back a little bit from the blog. But it's perfect, because now I get to write a post about how important it is to protect your energy to avoid burnout! Because believe me, if I hadn't let some things go, I'd probably be lying in bed for the … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Protect your Energy to Avoid Burnout
In case you missed my most recent Facebook LIVE video, I've uploaded it to Youtube for you right here! I've also decided to write a post to go right along with it. Today I'm talking about why “GO WITH THE FLOW” has become my new mantra. Because really, there's something so powerful about words and affirmations. What does "go with the flow" mean? Consciously choosing to live a healthy life can get tough sometimes, but it's a commitment to ourselves that we are worth it. I believe … [Read more...] about Learn to “Go With The Flow” to reduce stress!
Have you heard of the barrel effect? It's a well known analogy in the holistic health community, as it helps us describe how illness can happen to our clients. Illness isn't just a result of a few simple factors, like genetics. It is often a result of several or even hundreds of compounding factors that all work together to support disease. What is the barrel effect? The barrel effect is a very simplistic way of generalizing how our bodies respond to toxins and can lead to … [Read more...] about Understanding Stress: What is the Barrel Effect?
Nowadays, just about everyone is stressed. Work stress, family stress, friend stress, financial stress - the triggers for emotional and mental stress are abundant and strong in our society. I'm sure one of those rings true for you. But then there's the lesser-known stressors. Things that remain beneath the surface. Things like viruses and bacteria, low-grade inflammation, food intolerances or allergies, exercising to excess, environmental toxins, and more. Our bodies are constantly … [Read more...] about Four ways stress can affect our health