Is Stress Wiping You Out?

Is Stress Wiping You Out? />
Stressed Out and Overworked? No­ one is a stranger to stress. A little stress is healthy; it challenges you and makes you stronger. The body’s stress response is designed to help you survive stressful situations. Historically, stress looked a bit different, particularly if you were a caveman confronted with a sabre­toothed tiger! In our busy, modern lives, the sources of stress are different but the body’s response is the same. Stresses are not always easy to resolve, meaning that your stress response is constantly activated. Stress without adequate recovery can substantially affect your energy levels, resulting in significant fatigue. If this situation is not addressed, feeling tired and stressed may become your ‘normal’ day to day existence. read more

Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms? - 4 Tips for Healthy Adrenals

Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms? - 4 Tips for Healthy Adrenals />
I always remember the beginning of the book, The Road Less Travelled, by Dr Scott Peck that starts with … Life is hard!  Wow, what a revelation I thought.  This might not sound like the most optimistic way to start reading but I like this concept that once we face up to our challenges, we now have the opportunity to overcome them. The problem is we may feel challenged, exhausted, stressed to the max, not eating properly, eating way too much fast food, not sleeping well and basically not taking care of ourselves but the demand to parent, pay bills, take care after others and basically adult doesn’t stop just because we want it to.   read more