SLEEP HYGIENE: You Are 10 Ways Away From A Good Night’s Sleep

SLEEP HYGIENE: You Are 10 Ways Away From A Good Night’s Sleep

Are you a night owl or a go-to-bed-early type? If you’re finding that you have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning, you might want to ramp up your sleep hygiene practices. Studies show that a lack of sleep contributes to feelings of stress in the body. Elevated stress and high cortisol can lead to inflammation, [...]

Is Chronic Stress Causing Your Belly Fat? Here Are 7 Holistic Stress Management Tools to Try

Is Chronic Stress Causing Your Belly Fat? Here Are 7 Holistic Stress Management Tools to Try

You consider yourself a clean eater, you exercise, you buy organic kale and make a big smoothie every morning, yet that dreaded muffin top still lingers. Cortisol, our stress hormone, can take over many of our systems, including digestion, our sleep-wake cycle, reproduction, even our immune system. It is our flight-or-flight response that gets us [...]