All Posts tagged managing-stress

Stress, cortisol, adrenal overload: Are these enemies of my well-being?

Stress is now part of our common day language, it almost seems like we are all stressed all of the time.  Is this correct?

Are you stressed all of the time?  Is stress always negative?

And what is the cortisol, what is its links to adrenal overload?  How do I know if stress is a potential issue for me?  How do I know if it is impacting my health and wellbeing?

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Combat poor food choices when stressed?

Combat poor food choices or overeating when stressed or busy.

Ever had a super busy or stressful day, week, month or months?  Yes, my hand is also in the air.

I have 4 questions for you:

  1. Did it undermine your good intentions to make healthy food choices?
  2. Did you instead find yourself craving or seeking out comfort (aka energy dense unhealthy) food?
  3. Did you find yourself inhaling your food at a rapid rate?
  4. Did you eat something before you were aware you had it in your hand?
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How to nap to improve mood & alertness

How to nap to improve mood and alertness.

Did you know statistics indicate we are becoming more not less sleep deprived?  Poor quality or lack of sleep that leads to sleep deprivation contributes to and is associated with a range of health conditions and diseases.

Other than investing in 7-8 hours sleep a night, did you know you can use napping as a simple strategy to help combat sleep deprivation.

Read on to understand how to reap these benefits of napping.

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