Stress and Fatigue

All of us are affected by stress, in one way or another and for some people, this can have significant consequences for overall health. I can help you learn to better manage your stress and get your health back on track. If you’ve felt stressed and run down for a long period of time, we’ll work to nurture burnt-out adrenals and help you rebuild energy. Other symptoms that are often associated with burn-out include broken sleep, headaches, migraines, difficulty concentrating, moodiness and recurrent infections.

Nurture your adrenals: part 2

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...

Nurture your adrenals: part 1

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...

Tips for a flat day

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...

Rest: an important concept for health

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...

Sleep easy

Sleep is the time when our bodies recharge. If we don’t get enough shut-eye, it can be hard to get through the days and weeks that fill our busy lives... we end up functioning less effectively, looking puffy and feeling awful. No thanks. Sometimes, though, it can be...