• Blog,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    Is Your Cortisol Running The Show?

    Carving out a home workspace, becoming a homeschool teacher overnight – pandemic pivoting is tough. If you feel unsettled and exhausted, you’re not alone. But what if you were already feeling tired, stressed and overwhelmed before? Could your adrenal glands be part of the problem? While there is some debate about the term ‘adrenal fatigue’, we can all agree that stress levels are at an all-time high. People are burning out.  And the adrenal glands are major players in the…

  • Blog,  Goals,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    7 Ways To Avoid The “Quarantine Fifteen”

    Let’s start with the good news: If you’re self-isolating, you should have more time to devote to creating a healthy diet for yourself. At least, that’s the fantasy that many of us started out with a few weeks ago. However, terms like the “quarantine 15” and “isolation constipation” are starting to appear on social media. It turns out that eating healthily and avoiding overindulging during a pandemic isn’t always easy, even if we have the best intentions. How Emotions Affect…

  • Blog,  Exercise,  Immune System,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    Adapting Your Body To Stressful Times

    If you’re like most people, you’ve read a lot of tips on avoiding COVID-19. You likely know the basics: Wash your hands; keep a safe distance from others; avoid travel and quarantine yourself if you have traveled; and don’t go out at all if you experience any symptoms. Staying Healthy Starts On The Inside However, it’s also important to acknowledge that staying healthy starts on the inside. The defense system we all need to take care of in these crazy…

  • brain function,  Brain Health,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    Meditation : Helps to Ease Anxiety in Uncertain Times

    Tense muscles. Obsessing about the news. Anxiety about the future. Difficulty sleeping. Do all of these sound familiar? You’re definitely not alone. There’s no doubt that we are living with a lot of uncertainty right now. How can we cope?  Doing Nothing To Cope With Everything The answer might be as simple as doing…. nothing. Simply sitting still and mindfully clearing your thoughts through meditation has an astounding number of benefits that are vital right at this point in history. …

  • brain function,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Supplements,  Vitamins,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    Are you Nutrient Deficient?

    Never before in history has so much food been so readily available. With the click of a mouse, many of us can have nutritious, quick to prepare meals delivered right to our door. And, thanks to the internet, it’s easier than ever to learn about our bodies’ needs and what we should be eating. So nutritional deficiencies should be a thing of the past, shouldn’t they? That’s not what medical practitioners are seeing. In fact, nutritional deficiencies are on the…