3 Reasons Why Your Mood is Affected with Adrenal Fatigue

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

5 Steps to Build Momentum in a Positive Direction

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. 

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7 Important Traits found in Healthy People

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

The Fight or Flight Response: What’s Really Going On?

Do you know when your body is moving into what is known as the fight or flight response (otherwise known as the stress response)?

It can be a fine line between feeling relaxed and coping, to suddenly feeling stressed.

It can also be a very clear divide between feeling relaxed and feeling stressed and you may find that you are in a state of permanent stress!  Not good!! Continue reading

5 Smart Technology Stress Busters

Have you ever found yourself lost in the quagmire of the internet? 
Those times when you decide to quickly check facebook for 5 minutes or quickly check email, and you look up and realise that an hour or even two has disappeared.

It really does take some diligence to use our technology time wisely, and stay productive in a healthy way.  This becomes essential when you are trying to bring yourself back from a stressed state into a more relaxed state. Continue reading

What’s Your Body’s Tipping Point? 3 Practical Solutions

Whether it’s muscle tension, anxiety or an upset stomach; each one us has our own signs that let us know we are reaching or have already reached our body’s tipping point of having done too much.

BUT, while it is definitely helpful to know what these tipping point signs are, the real question is what are you putting in place long-term to stop this from being a regular occurence?

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6 Simple Adrenal Fatigue Dietary Tips

Adrenal fatigue creates the need to eat in a unique way while the body heals.  This may not be the way that you eat forever, but there needs to be some differences while you support yourself back to health.

A big part of healing adrenal fatigue, is to learn to live every aspect of your life in a way that is empowering for you, and this includes your approach to your diet.  We are all such unique individuals, and we all have unique consitutions.  What food is right for one person, is not necessarily right for another.

Here are 6 simple adrenal fatigue dietary tips for you to help you find a rhythm that is right for you. Continue reading

Juicing for Adrenal Fatigue: The Dos and Don’ts

Let’s get one thing straight before we get into how juicing for adrenal fatigue will work out for you.  There are many different levels of stress in the body, and as a result many different levels of severity when it comes to adrenal fatigue.

Someone dealing with mild levels of stress or in turn, mild or moderate adrenal fatigue has very different needs to someone dealing with severe or worse still, extremely severe adrenal fatigue.

When it comes to juicing, the severity in which you are being affected by stress will determine the juicing style that is going to be best for you but before you decide there are two really important things to understand. Continue reading

Why Your Doctor or Endocrinologist DOES NOT YET Recognise Adrenal Fatigue

I was feeling desperate.  I wanted to know what was going on with me. I sat there listening to my doctor feeling frustration and anger building up inside of me and that was not what I needed.  My doctor had just told me that I was essentially fine, there was nothing of major concern on my blood test results and that perhaps I should exercise more.  Continue reading