All tagged stress

How the Hustle is Hurting Your Health

Hustling for those worldly achievements, like promotion or staying out late with friends, is just what society tells us is normal these days.

But when you’re dealing with a chronic illness trying to keep up can often times hurt your health.

Succumbing to the hustle just isn’t worth it, not when you’re doing it to please someone else or live up to society’s standards. And especially not if you’re hurting your health in the process.

So, I encourage you to find your own path to success and contentment, even if it looks nothing like society tells you it should - one that brings you joy and leads to a healthy, full life.

Healing Power of the Mind-Body Connection in Chronic Illness

In a guest post from my wonderful mother, she shares her journey with chronic illness, autoimmune disease, and the relationship that stress has played in her health for her entire life.

It was only until she discovered and cultivated a meditation practice was she able to take control of her anxiety and fear, and successfully manage her stress - and in turn successfully manage her health.

The mind-body connection is a powerful thing, and it’s truly quite amazing that we have been given the ability to control our thoughts, emotions, and ultimately our health!

My Experience on the Keto Diet: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The ketogenic diet is all the rage these days, and even I jumped on the bandwagon and found myself in ketosis in an attempt to heal from blood sugar dysregulation caused by years of low FODMAP, low carb eating.

The keto diet helped me be able to reintroduce higher FODMAP foods without having reactions, but it also caused me to develop physiological insulin resistance, HPA dysregulation (adrenal fatigue), and disrupt other hormones leaving me feeling exhausted and totally depleted.

I don’t regret my time in ketosis, but I hope that sharing my unique experience will allow others to make a more informed decision than I did when deciding if this popular diet is right for them.