It's not news that stress can have widespread, unexpected effects on your body. It's been linked to illness and increased inflammation, it can negatively affect gut health, and YUP - you guessed it - it can affect your hormones. Ladies, this may not matter to you right now if you're enjoying the child-free life... but if and when you decide you want to start a family, it can be a little bit of a problem. Many women don't run into this problem until they start trying to have kids and it's not … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Improve Fertility while Stressed
How often have you felt like your thoughts take over your life? Or that your brain never ever stops? Or that you're always thinking, even when you're not actively thinking? What if this kind of thinking, this never-ending brain activity that goes nowhere important, might be contributing to the stress and anxiety you experience in your daily life? All of our automatic thoughts are conditioned From a young age, we experience the world and learn every single step of the way. What we … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Practice Mindfulness to Reduce Fear and Anxiety
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!
Does balance exist? What a loaded question... Honestly, this one has required some serious thinking. After having spent some time pondering the idea of balance - heck, I even have a few programs surrounding balance - I've come up with an answer. It may not be the popular answer, but it is mine. Yes, "balance" does exist - but probably not in the way that you think. Let's start by diving into some of the common arguments for why balance does NOT exist. Many people who don't believe in … [Read more...] about Does Balance Exist? Here’s My Answer.
The new year always sneaks up on us - with the busyness of the holidays and the preparations throughout December, we often don’t have time to think about the new year until it’s upon is. Some people like to create new year's resolutions, others like to set intentions. Regardless of what you want to call it, we often use the new year as a reason to make an intentional change in our lives. It may be physical, i.e. to lose weight, or it may be spiritual or emotional, i.e. to live without … [Read more...] about What is Permission to Pause + Five Ways to Practice it
Today’s video highlights how to support your body through burnout and adrenal fatigue. Why? Because chronic stress is rampant in our society. Because we’re all stressed to the max and overwhelmed with everything we need to do in our lives. Because we’re addicted to the chaos, even though we’re drowning in it. In this video, I share the four key pillars to supporting your body during burnout or adrenal fatigue. In case you aren’t able to watch the video, or you simply prefer to read, here’s a … [Read more...] about Four key pillars to support your body during burnout