In this article I discuss a summary of the stress management techniques that have helped me on my road to recovery from chronic stress and adrenal dysfunction.
If this topic is of interest to you, keep reading until the end, where I discuss 7 specific techniques and tools to help you deal with chronic stress and anxiety.
Feeling tired and stressed all the time, not able to catch up on lost sleep, “crashing” on the couch at night after dinner and constantly feeling overwhelmed and out of energy could be red flags for a condition called “adrenal fatigue”.
Although conventional medicine does not recognize this as a medical condition, millions of Americans experience the above symptoms and continue to struggle with a condition that leaves them unsupported and lost.
The good news is that this condition is treatable and reversible. Let’s take a look at what you can do to reclaim your life.
If this is of interest to you be sure to read ‘til the end...
Trying to decrease sugar in your diet seems like a daunting task when you don’t know where to start. It’s easy to get overwhelmed because sugar is found in so many foods.
The objective is to a eat whole food diet that has easy-to-digest foods that include a protein source (meat, poultry, fish, beans, nuts/seeds or organic non-GMO tofu), fiber (lots of veggies) and some healthy fat to help delay the release of natural sugar from the rest of the food into the bloodstream. Remember, the key here is to delay the release of sugar into the blood.
These are 5 simple steps to help you feel prepared and in control of your weekly meals:
Do you get cranky when you skip meals? My client Susan was snapping at people at work and she felt irritable, dizzy and fatigued when she didn’t eat. She thought this was normal; after all, her mother and grandfather had the same condition. Her solution? Eat sugar-containing food every couple of hours and to make sure she had food with her at all times. This wasn’t working...
The most commonly asked question I get as a nutritionist is “What should I eat?” Most people want to improve their diet because they want to lose weight.
What if I told you that even though you need to lose weight, your primary focus should not be on losing weight but on gaining health, and that weight loss will occur as a natural byproduct of this transformation? What if you could stop counting calories, measuring foods, and depriving yourself of enjoyment at mealtimes? What if you could achieve your goal of losing weight without the hunger and drudgery of yet another diet? Read on.
When asked, most people think they eat a “pretty clean diet”, but what does that mean? Due to many factors beyond our awareness, I think that we’ve lost track of what constitutes a clean diet in America. You may be surprised to learn that much of the “normal” food options available today do not remotely resemble the food your grandparents grew up eating.