Who doesn’t love vacations? Most of us cherish the thought of escaping the rat race and enjoying some peace and quiet. However, even though you work hard all year round for that well-earned break, taking a vacation can actually be highly stressful – and not just if you have adrenal fatigue. Will the pets be […]
Is Adrenal Fatigue Making You Fat?
Obesity is a huge problem. Here in the West, we’re right in the middle of an obesity epidemic. Many organizations (including the American Medical Association, the Canadian Obesity Network, and the World Health Organisation) now consider obesity to be a chronic disease. When we think how much the food on our plate has changed over the […]
3 Easy Hacks To Cut Your Morning Stress Levels in Half
Question: What’s the worst sound in the world if you have adrenal exhaustion? Answer: Your alarm clock. Okay, so most people aren’t at their finest first thing in the morning, but when you’ve got adrenal fatigue, you can multiply that feeling by 50. If your cortisol awakening response is out of balance, and your energy levels […]
Is Facebook Stressing You Out?
Facebook and other social media platforms are sometimes dismissed as ‘anti-social media’ by people who consider that it encourages users to neglect real-world interactions in favor of collecting online friends and likes. But could Facebook actually be detrimental to your physical and mental health? Are you placing too much importance on gaining likes and comments, […]
Is Stress Affecting Your Long Term Health?
Are you under stress right now? I’m not talking about “horror movie” stress or “car crash” stress. I’m talking about the kind of long-term stress that just eats away at you over the course of years, not days. This is the kind of stress that can have serious consequences for your relationships, your job, and […]
20 Scientific Benefits Of Meditation: An Infographic
Meditation is mentioned so often as a remedy for chronic stress, but how many people actually try it? Some stressed out people try it once and then give up, while others struggle to set aside the time that it requires. Many times, people don’t understand just how beneficial meditation can be. This post is designed […]
Coloring Books, Mindfulness & Stress Relief
Recently there has been an explosion of adult coloring books hitting the market. People are using coloring books as a fun pastime and a way to relax. Why has this trend suddenly appeared, and what does it mean for you? Actually, art therapy has long been used successfully to help patients suffering from mental disorders […]
How To Eat Your Way To A Better Night’s Sleep
One of the most frustrating things for people with Adrenal Fatigue can be the difficulty getting off to sleep. If your cortisol levels are out of step and you’re experiencing late night spikes which prevent you from sleeping, it may be time to look for new solutions to help you get some shut-eye. Of course […]
Cortisol And Adrenal Fatigue
Most people would be forgiven for thinking that adrenaline overload is the number one enemy for adrenal fatigue sufferers. However, cortisol has an equally important role when it comes to adrenal health. Also known as the “stress hormone”, cortisol is responsible for a number of important physiological processes, not least in determining your body’s ability to […]
Why Your Dog Or Cat Is A Stress-Buster
Most pet owners know and appreciate the fun and unlimited affection they receive from their pets, but recent studies have revealed that our cats and dogs do more than put a smile on our faces. Their very presence can help reduce stress, anxiety and depression. So what makes them the perfect little stress busters? “Man’s […]
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