Food, Health

How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)

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STRESS!!! Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree? Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a little overboard. It’s supposed to help us escape injury or death in an emergency and then return to normal after we’ve fought or flew. But, that doesn’t happen too much in our society - it becomes a
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How Food Journaling Can Change Your Life

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Jotting down everything you eat throughout the day can unlock so many clues as to what foods work best for you, and what foods may be negatively affecting you without you even realizing. It can be as simple as carrying a small notebook around in your purse, or even as quick as downloading a
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Natural Stress-Free Ways to Survive the Holidays

Natural Stress-Free Ways to Survive the Holidays
Even if you love the holidays and await them all year long -- we can all agree there's a significant uptick in stress during this season.  Your schedule is bombarded with visits from family and friends, work events, social events, and family outings, to name a few.  Traffic is more hectic than usual, stores are
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Ways to Avoid Overeating At Thanksgiving This Year

Heeeyyyy! A HUGE HAPPY THANKSGIVING to you! I hope your day will be absolutely incredible. The most wonderful time of the year is beginning! But from Thanksgiving to Christmas the average westerner gains 7-10 pounds. We KNOW this, but we do it anyway. Most people do absolutely nothing to stop it. So why is this? We tend to use special occasions as
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What is Metabolism Anyway?

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It's how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to
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10 Ways to Naturally Reduce Cortisol Levels

Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree? Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a little overboard. (Hello #momlife) It’s supposed to help us escape injury or death in an emergency and then return to normal after we’ve fought or flew. But, that doesn’t happen too much in our culture- it becomes a
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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh You totally want to ditch your scale, don't you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.   I mean, it doesn't define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let's look at your waist circumference (well...you look at yours
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Go Ahead and Take a Break

There I was....in the kitchen...AGAIN. 🤷🏻‍♀️ Was I hungry? I checked in. Nope. 🙄 Then why was I mindlessly shifting things in the fridge hoping something would stand out to me? It was because I needed a break. All too often we#mompreneurs lack boundaries in our work. Our days start early and ends late. The middle part can be a blur
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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals {Free Ebook Alert!}

  We all do it.  Sometimes the amazing aroma and delicious flavour gets the best of us.  Especially if we're a bit on the hungry (or hangry) side. I'm talking about overeating at meals. This can have a big impact on our weight, energy levels, and overall health and well being.  Of course, our body needs food to
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Coffee – Who can drink and who should avoid?

Coffee - Who can drink it and who should avoid it?   Coffee is one of those things - you either love it or hate it. You know if you like the taste or not (or if it’s just a reason to drink sugar and cream). You know how it makes you feel (i.e. your gut, your