Tag: stress management


Three Ways to Get Back Your Health and Energize Your Life
21 Apr 2016

Three Ways to Get Back Your Health and Energize Your Life

Living in a 24/7 world of “busyness” creates a roller-coaster ride of highs and lows that your body perceives as stressful. This can leave you with one of your fight-or-flight hormones, cortisol, running the show, putting your health and your business or career at risk. When this happens, you’ve essentially hired cortisol as your C.O.O. And cortisol is not world-renowned for making good decisions! If health and stress management...

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How to Lower Your Cortisol in 4 Minutes
25 Feb 2016

How to Lower Your Cortisol in 4 Minutes

We live in a soundbite, fragmented world. Some days it feels like you’ve been tossed into your Vitamix with no escape route. All of this rushing around leads to high cortisol which creates a LOT of problems you don’t want like insomnia, weight gain, anxiety and that wired but tired feeling most of us know too well. The cure for high cortisol is managing stress....

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight??? Conquer Cortisol with 3 Simple (But Powerful) Lifestyle Practices
05 Nov 2015

Why Can’t I Lose Weight??? Conquer Cortisol with 3 Simple (But Powerful) Lifestyle Practices

There you sit, staring at what seems like your millionth chicken salad (with dressing on the side). Day after day…chicken salad. You’re barely eating enough to keep a bird alive and exercising like a crazy woman. And yet, the needle on the scale continues to creep up. You wonder what you’re doing wrong. You feel like a stuffed sausage in your skinny jeans. Your muffin...

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19 Aug 2014

Why Can’t I Lose Weight??? Step 1: Conquering Cortisol with 3 Simple (But Powerful) Lifestyle Practices

There you are, day after day, barely eating enough to keep a bird alive and exercising like a crazy woman. And yet, the needle on the scale continues to creep up. You wonder what you’re doing wrong. You feel like a stuffed sausage. Your muffin top keeps growing. You’re wired but TIRED. The good news is that you may be doing nothing “wrong”. The bad...

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27 May 2014

How to Create Your Best Day Ever…Every Day

Ever feel like your life is a great-big ping-pong match (and you’re the ball)? You know what I’m talking about…living in reactive mode 24/7 just trying to keep the ball in play. It’s exhausting! I get it. Believe me. If you’d rather create your life instead of reacting, you need to be clear on one thing. How you want to feel every day. I didn’t...

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08 Mar 2012

It’s Gotta Go! 5 Simple Steps for Clearing Clutter

Oprah has entire issues on it. There are TV reality shows about it. Even Cooking Light has an article about it. “It” is clutter, and clutter is getting a lot of press these days.  Google “declutter” and you’ll get over 556,000 hits! Clutter is the stuff that no longer serves us. It fills up our space (mentally and physically).  One of the basic tenets of...

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14 Feb 2012

Is Your Job Breaking Your Heart?

February is America Heart Month.  Posts this month will focus on women and heart disease. We’re all aware of the pressure women are under.  Whether we’re in health care or running our own businesses, the story is the same.  Do more with less and do it faster.  As it turns out, all that stress may be breaking our hearts! A recent study suggests that women...

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15 Jan 2012

5 Simple Steps to Tame Everday Stress

We’ve all heard that too much stress is bad for your health.  Chronic stress can lead to depression and set off dangerous inflammation in the body, increasing your risk for heart disease, obesity, insomnia and breast cancer. We talk about cutting the stress from our lives, but we actually need those powerful fight-or-flight hormones our bodies produce when we’re about to be run over by...

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