Did you know that you could be eating the healthiest food in the world and still be starving of the nutrients your body needs to function and stay healthy?
What? You mean all those lovely green vegetables and organic food aren’t doing me any good?
I’m afraid not. Not if you’re S-T-R-E-S-S-E-D!
Your nervous system has two switches: one is the stress response and the other is the relaxation response. For most of us, our stress response is switched on waaay too much. Mental, emotional, physical stressors like moving too fast through our days with too much to do, bad food choices, toxins, chemicals, hormones all over the place, crappy PMS, feelings of anxiety, jealousy, anger, resentment, frustration, all turn the stress response on. The stress response switch is automatic and we don’t have any control over it, our brain does.
The good news is that the bit we do have a little control over, if we choose to, is flipping the switch into relaxation response and de...
Girls, isn’t it true that our periods have such a negative vibe around them? They only seem to bring us hassle, moodiness, pain, tiredness…there seems to be nothing good about them. They interfere with our lives, rather than enhancing them. The media even portrays them as something to be ashamed of. Some women can’t wait to get to menopause to be rid of them.
What I want to share with you is an empowering re-frame of the way we think about our menstrual cycle. A new way to harness it, so that it works for you, so that it can help you do better in life instead of hindering you.
Guys, this makes interesting reading even for you and I urge you to share this blog with the women in your life…they will thank you.
Last week I was catching up on some health-related podcasts and one, in particular, was so interesting I just had to share it with you. Stasha is a health coach who specializes in Periods and she presented a truly refreshing way of looking at and using your cycles to your advantage.