Are you kidding me you might be saying? Well, no I’m not but stay with me here.
The thing is issues with stress, adrenal fatigue and burnout don’t just show up out of the blue. For most of us it’s something that builds up over time from the many small, repetitive behaviours and patterns in our lives that are not serving us.
There are occasions when adrenal fatigue comes about from acute situations such as an accident (and even then I believe there are underlying tendencies that make this more probable), but this is usually only a very small percentage of people. For most of us it has built up over a lengthy period of time. Continue reading
Is coloring an activity you used to love doing as a kid?
Would you secretly or not so secretly love to indulge in this pleasure once again?
The thing is, this is not just a trivial activity for adults, it comes with tremendous health benefits and will also provide great help in your burnout or adrenal fatigue recovery process. Here are 3 benefits and reasons to get out those colored pencils or markers and get coloring. Continue reading
If you’re reading this, you’re likely feeling significant levels of fatigue and greater levels of sensitivity to your environment than you have ever experienced before.
Burnout or adrenal fatigue creates higher levels of sensitivity in your body and this unfortunately can increase your susceptibility to the toxins in your environment.
There are however many things you can do to significantly improve the quality of your surroundings (inner and outer) and reduce the toxic load on your body.
Here are 20 simple ways to get you not only thinking about making changes, but taking some serious action.
Recent research has shown that within as little as six minutes, muscle tension reduces and heart rate decreases as a result of reading.
It seems we are not to underestimate the powerful benefits of reading for stress relief. Continue reading
Have you found yourself more intolerant to being out in the sun since dealing with issues of adrenal fatigue?
Do you feel more thirsty than usual or craving salt?
Do you find that plain old water just doesn’t seem to quench your thirst?
Dehydration needs your attention at any time, but becomes essential when you are dealing with adrenal fatigue for some very important reasons. Continue reading
There is nothing like burnout or adrenal fatigue to get you to make major adjustments to the way that you live your life. That was certainly my experience and I do hope that you too can see these tough times in your life as a beautifully guided wake up call to set you back on to the path you are meant to walk.
The burnout recovery tools I have mentioned below are things that I have built into my life over the last 5 years. Some I have been doing for 5 years or more (pre burnout) and others are more recent.
The building of new habits and behaviours over time are the key to changing your life for the better.
Here are 8 of my burnout recovery tools that I now can not live without. Please note that these are not in any particular order of importance, they are all extremely important in my view as they form a holistic approach to life and to burnout recovery that is so essential! Continue reading
Perhaps it’s a feeling of low level depression, anxiety that wasn’t previously there or a strange sense of impending doom.
You are not alone if these have been some of the “side effects” that have seemingly shown up or worsened as the levels of stress in your body have increased.
Mood issues such as depression and anxiety can of course be caused by a whole host of other health issues not related to adrenal fatigue.
However, while the types and severity of mood changes will certainly vary from person to person depending on other aspects of their health, these are common symptoms of adrenal fatigue. Continue reading
Are you building momentum in your life in a negative direction or a positive direction?
Are you aware of how your daily actions are contributing to this?
There was a time in my life when I was building a negative direction at what eventually became lightening speed. One thing built on top of another until eventually it all crumbled, quite literally – with my burnout and bankruptcy.
And so I had no choice but to rebuild, step by step. I began to slowly gather momentum in the opposite direction.
I began to build sustainable practices that have helped me to build momentum in a positive direction, and I found there to be 5 major steps that greatly contributed to this.
Do you find yourself wondering how some people seem to maintain a state of good health, not only physically but also mentally and emotionally?
And if there are challenging situations in their lives, how they seem to find ways to come back to balance?
While no-one has it all plain sailing, there are definitely certain traits that make living a healthy life a whole lot easier and dealing with things that come your way a whole lot more manageable.
These 7 important traits that I believe are found in healthy people are crucial in helping you to PERMANENTLY recover from adrenal fatigue and burnout. They are also extremely valuable for every human being in living a rich and healthy life. Continue reading