How often have you gone to get yourself another coffee, soft drink or packet of lollies when you were feeling tired, stressed or upset? We tend to reach for these sugar laden, quick pick me up foods because we are looking to change how we are currently feeling. While it may change our physiological chemistry for a short period of time, very rarely does it actually create any long term solutions for the way our body may be emotionally communicating to us through our body. While sugar especially has the ability to give us that energy 'high' to help us push through those 3pm energy crashes or stressful times at work it is only a temporary fix for a possibly ongoing long term issue.
We are so busy in our day to day lives because we have forgotten how to lovingly say 'no' to social engagements, family commitments and working long hours on a work project. We push through barriers we think we can handle and expect our bodies to just bounce back quickly and effortlessly even after a cold or flu. The long term problems are huge, with many people suffering adrenal exhaustion, physical and mental burnout and a complete detachment from their physical and emotional body. It was after 3 years of not paying attention to my body and pushing myself beyond my limits, that I ended up with chronic pain, fatigue, adrenal exhaustion, weight gain, skin breakouts and anxiety. I know I am not the only one who has had some of or all of the above symptoms purely because you have pushed yourself too far and exposed yourself to far too much stress.
So what if I told you there was another way?Read More