Self-care is not selfish; it's vital to your health and wellbeing. Especially if you're already dealing with an autoimmune condition. What will you do for yourself today?
Getting into nature helps us actively engage the relaxation response, which is the healing state needed to beat autoimmune.
"Whether you believe you can or you can't, you're right." -- Henry Ford
The holidays can be a source of stress and sadness for many. Good news, here are eight free, easy and scientifically-proven strategies to lift your spirits any time of year.
Poor sleep is a hallmark of autoimmune disorders. Restorative sleep is imperative for optimal immune system functioning. Learn simple science-based strategies to get good sleep.
Healing from autoimmune disorders can seem overwhelming. We make it easier by breaking it down into baby steps. You can eliminate all your toxic triggers and add loads of nourishing foods; but until and unless you address and resolve deep emotional pain, your healing will not be complete.
There are many ways to start giving yourself the gifts of health. But the number of lifestyle changes recommended can be a little overwhelming. The Beat Autoimmune healing manifesto offers a simplified snapshot of healing actions that address wellness of mind, body and spirit. Pick a few to try today and see what a difference healthy habits can make.
Good news: we now know that environmental factors are 90% of the risk for autoimmune disorders. The major categories are Stress, Diet / Nutrient Deficiencies, Toxins, Infections, and a Leaky Gut / Dysbiosis. This post is the first in a series, covering the #1 trigger: Stress.
The typical profile of a person with autoimmune disorders is a high-functioning woman who puts everyone else's needs ahead of her own. The cost of this habitual pattern can be very high. Learn how self-care can diminish symptoms and lead to healing.
Stress is perhaps the biggest driver of autoimmune disorders. To heal we must proactively engage the relaxation response. Here are seven of my personal favorite strategies.
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