Look. I’ve hardly been on this blog in the past six months (longer, actually) as I fell out of the habit of writing regularly, and my work / study / personal life filled up with numerous other tasks that took priority. I intend to post more regularly, and to go through some of my older […]
I’m guest posting over at Mouths of Mums again today. Click through to read my three simple strategies for halving stress. Found any of these helpful yourself? What are your strategies for stressing less?
Stress and anxiety are common, incredibly common. On average, 1 in 4 Australians reports feelings of anxiety and 1 in 3 of us will experience depressive symptoms*. As regards stress, well… I would suggest that we are all stressed, regularly, in one way or another. I’ve written before about how stress takes a toll on your […]
Here are my top 10 tips for nurturing your adrenals : (if you’re thinking “WHAT are adrenals?” read this first) DIET 1. Eat enough protein Protein foods are made of amino acids, the ‘building blocks’ of life. You need these guys to stay in one piece. During busy patches and periods of stress it’s not […]
As we creep closer to the end of the year I’m seeing a lot of people who are flat out, stressed out and clapped out. I think part of it is to do with *that* time of year. Christmas. Family. Holiday. New Year. Stress! The perfect time, in short, to nurture your adrenals. The adrenal […]
I love going barefoot, but here in big-city concrete-land it’s not really practical … except for around the house (floorboards don’t really cut it though). I find walking barefoot on the ground – i.e. grass and earth – incredibly grounding. It calms me down. Particularly when I get stressed, anxious and lost in my head. […]
Sometimes I feel flat. Squashed and uninspired. Maybe you do too? We’re not alone. I’ve written earlier about two simple strategies for alleviating the downward pull of black dog days. My go-to fixes are exercise (burning up excess nervous energy and getting me out of my head) and boosting my blood sugar with a healthy treat (it […]
If you’re feeling run down, your throat’s hurting, head feeling fuzzy, mood a bit flat… this would be a good time to rest. For these are all signs that your health isn’t at its best and could do with some nurturing. Rest is a crucial factor in staying healthy – it allows your body the […]