TAG: stress

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December 13, 2017
  •  Kelsey Lee

How to Avoid These Holiday Health Hazards

Weight gain, hormone disruption and chronic stress are common culprits to a decreased level of wellness during the holiday season. At the tail-end of each year, there is a seemingly unavoidable temptation to overindulge, skip out on sleep or tolerate an excess of stress. Enjoying the foods and beverages we love isn’t a bad thing,... Read More >
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November 8, 2017
  •  Jessica Milligan

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle During Busy Seasons of Life

Can you guess what the number one reason people give for not living a healthy lifestyle? Yep, you guessed it: “I just don’t have enough time.” We all have the same 24 hours in a day, and what our lives consist of is what we fill those hours with.  Most people aspire to live a... Read More >
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September 18, 2017
  •  Jessica Milligan

Why I Take a Day Off from Technology Once a Week

Notification after notification come across our phones every day. Someone is always posting a photo of their food, updating their status with the latest news or tweeting their thoughts on a matter. Social media is used by most everyone in the world and is a fantastic tool for connecting people, but should we take breaks... Read More >
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September 11, 2017
  •  Bethany Ugarte

How stress can be the main cause of yeast overgrowth and inflammation in the body

You can eat the cleanest diet ever and still get gut infections, inflammation, and yeast overgrowth. How? Elevated stress levels can cause yeast overgrowth. When you’re stressed, your body releases more of a hormone called Cortisol. This hormone can weaken the immune system, and at the same time, cause elevated levels of blood sugar. Since... Read More >
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August 9, 2017
  •  Britt Martin

The 3 Medicinal Mushrooms You Need In Your Life

Long before trees covered the Earth, it is said that our precious planet was covered with mushrooms. While mushrooms themselves aren’t new, medicinal mushrooms are still a newer topic that are just becoming a mainstream topic in the wellness world. There are tons of different mushroom varietals it may become overwhelming when shopping for your go-to... Read More >
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June 21, 2017
  •  Britt Martin

Yoga Poses for better digestion and less bloat

Feeling bloated is never comfortable or fun but can happen to anyone. It commonly occurs from poor eating habits like not chewing your food well enough, multi-tasking, or eating mindlessly. Being bloated can also be related to stress, PMS, weak digestion, poor food combining for those with sensitive stomachs (such as eating starch with protein,... Read More >
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June 7, 2017
  •  Jason Sani

3 things that you can do more of and 3 things that you can do less of for more brainpower.

Do you ever stop to wonder about your brain and how it functions? Or the ways you can improve your brain power. Higher levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) are associated with increased intelligence, mood, productivity, and memory along with decreased risks of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s. All it takes are just a... Read More >
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December 26, 2016
  •  Scarlett Foltz

Zen nighttime routine for a restful sleep

Do you ever lay in bed, feel overwhelmed and struggle to fall asleep? Maybe your mind is wondering and you can’t get it to stop, you are stressing about something you should have done to prep for the next day or maybe you simply don’t feel relaxed. We’ve all been there. I’ve been there many... Read More >