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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Whether you believe you can or you can't, you're right." -- Henry Ford
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.
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