"Whether you believe you can or you can't, you're right." -- Henry Ford
If stress is what we feel when we perceive the demands on us exceed our ability to cope, then we need to reduce the perceived demands and increase our ability to cope. Healing happens in the relaxation response.
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 lead to healing.
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.
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.
Getting into nature helps us actively engage the relaxation response, which is the healing state needed to beat autoimmune.
'Tis the season we're supposed to enjoy time relaxing with family and friends. But, given added expectations like shopping, traveling, cooking, and tending to others, sometimes the holidays can be anything but relaxing.
Getting a good night's sleep is paramount for people with autoimmune conditions. Sleep experts and autoimmune experts alike say 7 - 10 hours is not indulgent; it's necessary.
Healing from autoimmune disorders is a WHOLE-istic journey, involving mind, body and spirit. Healing is possible, but it won't come in a pill. Let us help you break it down, so you can get going, one step at a time.
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