Category: Stress

Becoming More Resilient To Stress

A big focus in the hormone balance world is stress. ⁣This is for good reason since stress has a significant impact on our hormones because of how it changes how the body functions. ⁣ ⁣ The idea of stress has been around for a long time. Hans Selye presented his theories and research on stress […]
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How Do Minerals Affect Your Mood?

Wondering if minerals can help your mental health and mood? Minerals play an important role in keeping the systems of our body healthy and functioning at their best. This includes the nervous system and the endocrine system, both of which play a big role in how we think, feel and our mental well-being. The negative […]
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Supporting The Body During A Stressful Time

While there are millions of posts telling you to eat certain foods to boost your immune system, I’m going to recommend focusing on reducing stress. Why? When our minds and bodies are stressed, this down regulates our immune system. This means that reducing stress can actually support your immune system health and function in the […]
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3 Steps to Start Your Digital Minimalism Journey

It’s pretty crazy when you start to evaluate how often you use your phone and how often picking up your phone for one thing automatically leads to opening up a social media app. The trip down the rabbit hole begins.  What if we started paying more attention to how we use our phones, how we […]
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Learning to Embrace Rest

I’m going to be honest.. I’m not great at embracing rest. I’ve gotten A LOT better, but I have had to literally change my entire life and mindset around in order to do this.  I grew up with two really hardworking parents. I was taught that you had to work incredibly hard to live a […]
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Increasing Your Awareness To Reduce Your Stress

If you’re trying to heal hormonal imbalances, you have to address your stress. It’s very tempting to want to take a new supplement or start a new diet and think it will solve everything. ⁣ Unfortunately, this isn’t how our hormones work. ⁣Stress directly impacts hormone production. ⁣ When our bodies experience a stressor (all […]
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How to Eat More Nutrient Dense Foods

If you’ve been getting my Feminine Periodical, reading my blogs, or following me on social media for a while now, then you know that I am a bit obsessed with minerals.  I do hair mineral testing with all of my clients, and you can always find me cuddled up with a research article on minerals […]
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Slowing Down To Speed Up

Are you always doing?  Do you find yourself moving from one thing to the next with little white space just to sit and be?  Are you eating while doing other things?  Are you always worrying that you are not doing enough? Continually checking things off your to-do list and still not feeling satisfied?  Does the […]
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Why Does My Thyroid Look Normal But I Have Clear Hypothyroid Symptoms?

Do you google your symptoms and get the answer of hypothyroidism?  You then ask your doctor to test your thyroid, and everything comes back “normal.”  Frustrating right?  How is it possible to have such evident thyroid dysfunction, but have it appear normal on lab work? The answer is that your body is compensating. Our bodies […]
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Hormone Health On A Cellular Level

Balancing your hormones is a complex topic.  There are so many factors that influence hormone levels.  Hormone health is more than just looking at your estrogen and progesterone levels and trying to balance them out.  Do not get me wrong; they are both essential for hormone health; however, we cannot just focus on lowering estrogen […]
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